Focacceria Ristorante, Liberty Corner, NJ: A Restaurant Review

Focacceria Ristorante, Liberty Corner, NJ
Focacceria Ristorante
26 Church St. ( where Church Street dead-ends into Lyons Road)
Liberty Corner (section of Basking Ridge)

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  Italian

Price: Expensive

Food Quality: 3 stars

Service: 2 stars

Decor: 2 1/2 stars

Overall Rating: 3 stars

Note: Four star Rating System from1/2 star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class

Value:  Good

Noise Level:  Moderate to high during peak times

Dress: Casual

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy well prepared, fresh made Italian food

Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who prefer heavy sauce Italian dishes served in large portions

Recommended dishes: When available, The Black Pepper Crusted Tuna with Broccoli Rabe, Tuscan Bean, Cherry Pepper; The Five Cheese Ravioli with Sundried Tomato & Cream; and The Veal Funghi with Cremini & Shitake Mushrooms with Sundried Tomato & Scallions

Liquor:  BYOB

Restaurant Review

Focacceria Ristorante is a small high end restaurant, popular with locals who come to enjoy well prepared homemade Italian food and cozy, outside dining in the warmer months.

The food is well prepared using fresh seasonal ingredients The pastas, bread and deserts are made from scratch every morning.

Located in an historic circa 1800's Colonial home, while the restaurant has been renovated, many of the original features have been maintained including the old fashioned hand crank doorbell.

The four dining areas are spread on two floors, done up with soft earth walls, wooden floors, and tables set with white linen. The walls have pictures of life in the 1800's.

Owned by two brothers, Cheech and Nick are also outstanding hosts --- very welcoming and can be often seen walking the dining area to greet patrons

When the weather is warm, there is outside dining in the attractive patio.. Be forewarned, there is high demand for outside dining, reserve early.

While they do not have a kids menu, they are family friendly and are eager to prepare a special child's dish.

Focacceria Ristorante is open six days/week
Lunch, Tuesday – Frday 11:30am - 3:00pm
Dinner, Tuesday - Saturday, 5:00pm - 10:00pm, & Sunday 4:00pm - 9:00pm

(updated: July, 2018)

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