Fare: Italian with a French Influence
Price: Moderate - Expensive
Food Quality: 3 Stars
Service: 2 Stars
Decor: 2 1/2 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four Star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars= Best in Class
Serves a well prepared modern trattoria menu using fresh local ingredients
They do not take reservations on Friday and Saturday nights. Long wait after 6pm
Noise Level: Moderate - High
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy excellent high end, simply prepared Italian food in a modern, cozy yet casual setting.
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer traditional heavy red sauce Italian food served in large portions in a family oriented casual setting.
Recommended dishes: When available,The Pesce di Oggi line-caught and seasonally inspired fish; The Petite Lamb Osso Buco; and The Wild Boar Ragout with roasted cremini, pappardelle. For brunch, The Maine Lobster Roll “Old Bay” Benedict.
The Dining Room at Anthony David's is a fine dining experience and one of the best Italian restaurants in Italian rich Hoboken.
The Dining room with seating for 66, includes three dining areas with a cozy, yet casual atmosphere. The decor is attractive with a modern chic feel --- wood flooring, open ceilings, tiles, and wooden tables.
The front of the restaurant opens to an Italian marble bar with a red tile facade and stool seating for 10. The dining "Room" decor has a mirrored candlelit space with pillowed banquettes with an open kitchen set off in a corner. The back room has seating for 20 at a communal table.
Chef/owner Anthony Pino is a graduate of the top rated culinary Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island and honed his culinary skills at the Park Avalon NYC and in creating dishes for the famed Balducci's. He is a two-time guest Chef at the famed James Beard House. Anthony Pino also owns Bin 14, Hoboken's only wine bar.
Depending on availability, Chef Pino is committed to using fresh local ingredients. The menu changes frequently with changes of seasons and availability of of fresh ingredients.
Service is unpretentious, friendly and attentive
During the warmer months there is outdoor seating at tables with umbrellas.
The Dining Room serves an excellent ala carte brunch with a traditional selection of brunch favorites --- seven days/week.
The Dining Room at Anthony David's is open seven days/week:
Brunch daily 9am-3pm;
Afternoon Antipasto (Merenda) daily 3pm-5pm;
Dinner Monday - Thursday, 5pm-10pm; Friday & Saturday, 5pm-10:30pm & Sunday 5-pm-9pm
They open on Thanksgiving.
This is a very popular place on weekends and on Friday and Saturday nights they do not take reservations, though reservations are accepted Tuesday through Thursday & Sunday.
Parking is difficult. Suggest parking at the garages on 11th Street and 14th Street. Coming from NYC, take the PATH or a train and take a short taxi ride from the station.
(updated March, 2019)
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