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Da Filippo's

132 E Main St, Somerville, NJ 08876-2309
+1 908-218-0110
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (20 reviews)
“beef stew” (8 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
132 E Main St, Somerville, NJ 08876-2309
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Had dinner here early on a Friday night and was very pleased. The atmosphere, service and food was great. We had the eggplant and the cod and loved it. The owner is great and even played piano for us! We plan on returning. Highly recommended.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 10 February 2018

de Filippo opened nearly thirty years ago; it is a creative husband-and-wife team serving every local's favorite spot for soul-satisfying homemade Italian food. This is a kitchen for that special kind of diner-one which is ruled by value and elegance. Tables are decorated perfectly and...More

Thank wardstrosser
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We are not familiar with the area and went here due to the Trip Advisor reviews. The atmosphere is nice and service was good. However we found it over priced and the dishes were odd combinations. I had the equivalent of eggplant rolatini which was...More

Thank BJ G
frusso51, Owner at Da Filippo's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

hello Mrs. BJ G, first of all I would like to thank you to visit our restaurant .We sent you 2 messages asking which day you came for dinner, and you did not respond. We are proud to serve at da Filippo authentic Italian cusine....More

Reviewed 23 January 2018

Went to Da Filippo's with a group of friends. This is a BYOB which is a plus in my book! The owner and staff are extremely attentive to your needs and the food is fresh, fresh, fresh! Another plus is that the cuisine is not...More

Thank roadwarriorNewJersey
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is a cozy, BYOB italian restaurant with an unassuming store front. We've passed it many times and did not realize that it was there. The owners are really interesting, talked with us upon arrival and when leaving, and had a great deal of pride...More

Thank safetypro1970
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The food is very special, very well done and always varied. It is small and intimate; great place for a special dinner and you feel like family before you leave. Love this restaurant! Out of the main part of Main Street, but once inside, it...More

Thank CarolAnn19962017
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

A Personal Touch flavor restaurant. When You come in - should make reservations- the owner greets you & shares the recommended Dishes ! The Veal Parmesan was superb! Home made Italian meal & personal attention! Bring Your Own Wine! Very Unique! A must try!

Thank Galia B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you know anything about Italian food you would know this is the best. It is the most authentic restaurant in state of New Jersey. It's fresh and delicious. When my husband ask me out to dinner I always want to go to fillippo s...More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Not a massive menu just a fair amount of good selections. Only one or two specials. All entrees reasonably priced $24-26. Substitutions such as pasta are extra and expensive.It's a BYOB place. Despite being full, it was quiet enough to carry on a conversation. We...More

Thank Art1024
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

A group of 8 of us from NZ enjoyed an outstanding meal, with amazing hosts who helped us source BYO and then treated us with wonderful singing and piano play. A real family feel and we even got to see the photos of the grandchildren....More

Thank Garry M
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Questions & Answers
11 November 2016|
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Response from frusso51 | Property representative |
This is Filippo Chef/Owner of Da Filippo. To whom it may concern. According to a ordinance of the Town of Somerville January 1 2015 patrons can bring Wine and Beer ONLY! no hard liquor. The ordinance is posted in the main... More
10 September 2016|
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Response from frusso51 | Property representative |
No wine list.
robert r
16 September 2015|
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Response from Jacqueline F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a room to accommodate as there is a back room that would be suitable for a group that large. Do not judge the place from the outside as one would expect it to be small you would be surprise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 E Main St, Somerville, NJ 08876-2309
    (Meadow Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 908-218-0110
  • E-mail
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