Ponte Vecchio Italian Seafood Grille, Old Bridge, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Ponte Vecchio Italian Seafood Grille, Old Bridge, NJ
Ponte Vecchio Italian Seafood Grille
3863 Highway 516
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
(732) 607-1650

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  Traditional Italian

Price:  Moderate - Expensive

Food Quality: 2 1/2 Stars

Service: 2 Stars

Ambiance:  2 stars

Overall Rating:  2 1/2 Stars

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

Noise Level:  Moderate

Dress:  Casual

Recommended For:  Diners who enjoy a well prepared traditional Italian menu served in huge portions.

Not Recommended For:  Who enjoy an eclectic menu with full bar service in an attractive, chic setting

Recommended dishes:  When available, the recommended dinner entrees are The Osso Buco (offered as a special); The Grilled Baby Lamb Chops; and The Tuscan Style Grilled Swordfish.

Liquor: BYOB

Restaurant Review

Ponte Vecchio is a popular traditional Italian BYOB. It's a sister restaurant to LouCas in Edison, NJ and Fresco's in Milltown, NJ>

The menu offers a large variety of options specializes in sea food dishes though there is a good selection of pasta, chicken, veal, and beef dishes.

The restaurant is a cut above most of the mediocre Italian restaurants in the Old Bridge area

The start of the meal begins with a presentation of an excellent loaf of crusty warm bread accompanied by a small bowl of freshly poured infused olive oil.

Specials are presented verbally and are generally quite good.

The ambiance is "Old School" with slightly dated rustic Italian decor. Tables are set with white linens. Seating for 180 diners is arranged in three separate dining rooms.

Reservations are a must as they fill up quickly on weekend evenings. Parking on a Friday and Saturday nights becomes tight.

They are Child and family friendly and offer a good kids menu.

They can accommodate large parties of up to 100 for special occasions

Updated: December 2018

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