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Ciro's Ristorante Italiano

301 Buckelew Ave, Monroe, NJ 08831-2959
+1 732-521-1800
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (11 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“clams” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Buckelew Ave, Monroe, NJ 08831-2959
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the food your momma used to make, if she was Italian and made great food. The service is great, and the food is even better. If you are in the area, make it a point to stop by for some great food.

Thank davidforrest2018
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Visited here for the first time, the other day, two couples. We all found the food to be decent, but nothing special, so it's hard to conceive what other reviewers were saying about stupendous food. Yes, the decor is very attractive, and the service was...More

Thank 7David49
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

There are a few exquisite Italian restaurants in the majors cities across the US that are great. But finding one in central NJ is truly special. The old world atmosphere and limited seating made it feel very home-like and personal. The waitress was delightful and...More

Thank windsgroup
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This local restaurant has a charming ambiance and good food that is affordable to visit more than just on special occasions. The owners are very nice people who seem to love what they do as reflected through their tempting menu. The cuisine is fresh with...More

Thank deb b
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The reasons why we went back; great service, great food, marvelous atmosphere. a truly wonderful place!

Thank Loouis S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous dinner! Ambience was warm and comfortable. Friendly service. Delicious food. Rave reviews for the risotto with crabmeat.

Thank funnyfeet2
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Visiting Ciros is like eating in Itlay. You will be served delicious Italian dishes with wonderful staff serving you. A wonderful place for a date or family gathering.

Thank Tbennett102
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food was good, excellent service, professional staff. Great place for a party too. Plenty of parking.

Thank bjrg
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We hold a monthly meeting at Ciro's. Very nice meeting space. Wonderful food. A good atmosphere, We had a buffet meal at one of our meetings and it was great. Several dishes, coffee/tea and soda. We highly recommend Ciro's. Excellent service.

Thank Roslyn K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

What a lovely place for diner. Staff was excellent and very friendly. Ciro ,the owner, came over to our table and asked how thing were. Was never rushed. We had the fried calamari appy that was cooked perfect. My wife had the vodka rigatoni w/...More

Thank icdeer
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Jean D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Buckelew Ave, Monroe, NJ 08831-2959
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 732-521-1800
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