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Seeking Referrals in Bergen Cty For a NICE party room (perhaps within a restaurant) for 20 people.

achieve Sep 26, 2011 01:13 PM

Date: Early November 2011
authentic Italian Venue
Great Italian food!!!!!!!!!

Mom's 80th B'day

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    nizza Sep 27, 2011 10:36 PM

    I thought of an excellent place that I would really recommend:

    Sanducci's in River Edge.

    We have been there 2 or 3 times since they moved to their new location and they have a private dining area for parties. They are the real deal when it comes to Italian food and atmosphere, too. Their new place is just lovely. I love their Chicken Cristina and their Farfalle con Vodka & Pepe. There a many other dishes, but, that's all I can think of at the moment. They have parking. Their food is delicious and authentic. They even make their own bread and their homemade biscottti is addictive.


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      JustJake Sep 28, 2011 03:14 PM

      I really like Bacari Grill in Washington. Have dined there a couple of times and they do have a nice private room that can accomodate your group. Terrific fare, nice location and attractive interior with pretty darn good service - and it attracts a 'unique' and eclectic crowd.

      If you're there on a Thurs or Fri nite - they usually have live music and the locals enjoy themselves immensely as did I.


      Bacari Grill
      800 Ridgewood Road, Washington Township, NJ 07676

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      nizza Sep 27, 2011 09:56 PM

      Well, if by "authentic Italian Venue" then I would suggest Goodfellas in Garfield. I have not been there for a long time, but, the last time I was there the food was excellent. Maybe someone on the board has been there recently. They have their own parking lot for parking. Wishing Mom a happy 80th!


      40 State Route 31, Flemington, NJ 08822

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        scholar399 Sep 26, 2011 05:12 PM

        i too was going to say Rocca in Glen Rock- but not sure how many they can handle. Bottagra (it's Hawthorne, but pretty close) can handle big parties, Savini in Allendale. If you aren't set on Italian, might I suggest st eves in ho ho kus as they have a lovely party room, special menu and just overall lovely.

        Savini Restaurant
        168 W Crescent Ave, Allendale, NJ 07401

        80 Wagaraw Rd, Hawthorne, NJ 07506

        1. tommy Sep 26, 2011 02:28 PM

          Not sure whatbyou mean by authentic, but you might consider Nanni in Rochelle Park.

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            menton1 Sep 26, 2011 03:05 PM

            I don't know what you mean by "authentic" either, (Little here resembles what one eats in Italy) but for a good Italian American, Dimora in Norwood is a nice venue with nice Italian-American food. Rocca in Glen Rock is good as well, but I don't know how large a party they can handle.

            Dimora Restaurant
            100 Piermont Rd, Norwood, NJ 07648

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