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Ottimo Cafe

6794 US Highway 9, Howell, NJ 07731-3361
+1 732-367-0009
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“kosher” (4 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6794 US Highway 9, Howell, NJ 07731-3361
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

this is a go to place for lunch or dinner freshly made fish dishes as well as dairy mid -to upper pricing, waiter service they do offer lunch specials for 2 people they are opening another branch on the otherside of lakewood

Thank aek08701
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Some food we ordered never arrived and those that did only after reminding them many time. Very bad experience

Thank Mashgiach
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I have written about this establishment before and still recognize that its kitchen is top rate. We visited this week and found some new menu items which we tried all of which were top notch. (Word to the chef: the quinoa in the quinoa sushi...More

Thank Henry T
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Grilled teriyaki salmon was excellent, so we're the marinated mushrooms in the edible basket (basket not that tasty), latte was great. The lunch menu is reasonable with a 3 course meal priced per couple.

Thank qsman
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

In NJ over the past weekend and my cousins found this gem. Luckily for us, we were one of the first guests when they opened after the Sabbath ended, because had we come 30 minutes later, getting a table would have been near impossible. Impeccable...More

Thank PlanoStu
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My wife and I met friends here for lunch and the food was wonderful. The restaurant is clean and modern and the food was delicious. This place belongs at the top of your list for a dairy restaurant.

Thank Sheldon R
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Ottimo has delicious food with a large selection of healthy choices including veggie burgers and whole wheat wraps. Service is excellent. Prices are ok, this is a definite must if you are in or around Lakewood

Thank Passenger289897
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Even if you are a meat lover you will appreciate this dish! Very satisfying and just plain delicious. It can get busy so pays to make reservations...

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, nice place, nice people, fast & good service, clean place, not so expensive tho, very nice for a quiet lunch or what

Thank Amrom W
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We were a party of 7 today. One member of our party didn't get their meal unitl everyone had finished. Terrible, Terrible, Terrible Service. Food was ok. Last meal to come out was partially hot and warm.

Thank Chromedawg
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Louis T
13 May 2017|
Response from TravelMaven613 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lovely separate party room but you would need to call the restaurant for details as to price, etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6794 US Highway 9, Howell, NJ 07731-3361
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Howell
  • Phone Number: +1 732-367-0009
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