Basile's Restaurant; Freehold, NJ:
A Dining Review

Basile's Restaurant; Freehold, NJ
Basile's Restaurant
536 Park Avenue
Freehold, NJ
(732) 866-4085

Restaurant Highlights

Fare: Traditional Italian

Price: Moderate - Expensive

Value: Excellent

Noise Level: Moderate - High

Dress: Casual

Food Quality: 1 1/2 Stars

Service: 1 1/2 Stars

Decor: 1 Star

Overall Rating: 1 1/2 Stars

Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars = Best in Class

Recommended For: For budget conscious diners who enjoy a traditional Italian menu served in huge portions.

Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer high end dining with upscale ambiance.

Recommended dishes: When available, The Cavetelli with Broccoli; The Sea Food Fra Diavolo; and The Certified N. Y. Strip Steak

Liquor: BYOB, with a selection of local Hopewell Valley wines available.

Restaurant Review

Basile's Restaurant is a long time Freehold favorite with budget conscious local diners looking for traditional Italian food served in huge portions.

The menu is typical, traditional Italian with a good selection of appetizers, entree's, and pizza.

In a town with many mediocre traditional Italian restaurants, Basile's fits right in with this grouping. It's menu is short on creatively prepared or inspirational dishes and the use of fresh farm to table ingredients. The menu is "Old World" traditional with many red sauce favorites served in huge portions.

The atmosphere is bistro, the table are closely spaced, and the acoustics are poor. It tends to be noisy when the restaurant is full. Not recommended for an intimate, quiet dinner.

The service is friendly and attentive.

Local New Jersey red and white wines from Hopewell Valley winery are available.

The restaurant is family friendly with a kids menu.

Basile's Restaurant is open seven days/week. Monday - Friday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm; Saturday & Sunday11:30 am - 10:00 pm

Monday evenings is Ladies Night with Psychic Readings.

(updated December, 2016)

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