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Cafe L' Amore

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455 Ramapo Valley Rd, Oakland, NJ 07436-3414
+1 201-337-5558
11:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was so delicious. Well prepared, a good portion and so tasty. However, the fact that the tables are so close to one another takes away from the whole dining experience. It got very warm in the restaurant, and very noisy.

Thank Arlene001
oakland, nj
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

really great Italian food, awesome thin crust pizza, and always a smile and a big hello from the two owners Michael and Mark..

Thank Big_Dog_Oakland_Nj
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I think I am the only one that doesn't love this restaurant. It is always packed for dinner which is a constant mystery to me. The food is just ok, it is not inexpensive, service only adequate( depends actually on the server, I've had some very pleasant, always rushed though and some not so pleasant) valet parking, I don't get... More 

Thank Valerie H
Mahwah, New Jersey
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

A friend recommended Cafe L'Amore for dinner. She's a huge fan and even has them deliver food to her house even though she's a couple towns away. We had a large party of 9. I called around 4:30 and made a reservation for 7:30. They were very accommodating. They sat us at a long table in the corner which gave... More 

Thank Tammy F
Oakland, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Sunday early dinner at Cafe L'Amore is a treat for sure. Big menu ro satisfy anyone's appetite. Great portion size. Very nice staff that gave excellent service.

Thank Leslie C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Celebrated my husband's birthday tonight with 8 family members (10 total). Delicious dinners, awesome, attentive wait staff. Received personal greeting to grandchildren and birthday congrats from owner. Truly special evening. This restaurant can be counted on for consistently fine food in a warm, congenial atmosphere. So happy to have Cafe L'Amore just minutes from home.

Thank pattyannof
New Jersey
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stopped in Oakland, NJ on our drive back from Vermont and decided we were a) hungry and b) in the mood for pasta! Cafe L'Amore, just off the southbound exit of I-287, looked to fit the bill and boy, did it! Friendly welcome when we arrived, many diners in the restaurant on a Sunday evening, prompt service and the food... More 

Thank Carl L
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95 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Came here the past weekend with a group of friends. Place was pack for a Saturday during the summer. Staff was friendly. Appetizers were good which includes hot and cold antipasto and octopus salad. I ordered the salmon with balsamic glaze. What came out looked like a plate of something covered in dark brown gravy. I was disgusted. I have... More 

Thank Barbara B
New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Enjoy every aspect of my meal lol even the bill. Great place food is delicious. Parking is a bit of a bummer but there is valet parking.

Thank Luckydog03
Alexandria, VA
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Returned to L'Amore after a year or two's absence. Once upon a time we lived in Oakland and were regulars. Friendly, good food and service (a bit laid back), valet parking, good value. A solid, dependable and enjoyable restaurant in which to dine. DanS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Ramapo Valley Rd, Oakland, NJ 07436-3414
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 201-337-5558

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Wanaque, New Jersey
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?