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502 West Union Avenue, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
+1 732-469-1080
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Riverside, Iowa
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i had the chicken chiabotto as the main dish and the mushroom zucchini as the appetizer. My father had the tillapia. Everything was delicious. Portions are huge. You can also BYOW and they can uncork it for you at no charge (I think). It was a little loud though.

Thank uncvcutraveller
Raritan, New Jersey
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate at Girasole for the first time last evening with a friend. We enjoyed one appetizer and two entrees, all of which were specials of the day. We shared the lobster stuffed puff pastry appetizer which was delicious. For the main course I ordered the papardelle with chicken, mushrooms and sun dried tomatoes in a delicious cream sauce (yum)... More 

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South Plainfield, New Jersey
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A wonderful bring your wine Italian restaurant. We were there on a Monday night it was quiet but our food was delicious and the service was awesome. We brought a bottle of wine and the cork broke they decanted the wine without a fuss. Calamari was crisp and flavorful. Meals were incredible

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Providence, Rhode Island
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252 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The portions are huge (too much for most business dinners). The food is of a caliber that I would expect from this type of restaurant - not gourmet, but very good. What I very much liked was that the appetizers, while served family style, were each served in their own dishes. There was not a big platter with multiple things... More 

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new jersey
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163 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We met friends for dinner here one night as a place in between our two homes and we were glad we did. The restaurant is nicely decorated, the tables are not too close together and conversation was easy to have. The food was delicious and all 6 of us enjoyed our dishes. I had the pistachio crusted veal which was... More 

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South Plainfield, New Jersey
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100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were there for my birthday. We have dined there many times before, but have not been there in a year or so. Our last visit was somewhat disappointing. Our waiter was wonderful, but almost all of the bus boys were awful! They took our plates without asking if we were done. Instead of going around us to take plates... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

What a great place, tucked away on W. Union Avenue. We have driven past here many times, and finally made a reservation. That's important! It's an intimate dining room. We were here on a Sunday evening, and were pleasantly surprised by the ambiance. The wait staff is professional and the food is delicious. The Mussel appy was plenty to share.... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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116 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Menu is extensive with several unusual items. Service was very good. Comes with a salad. Not noisy ,can talk at reasonable tone. Some portions were large resulting in take home.

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Germantown, Maryland
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193 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Went here w large group for business dinner. The food and appetizers were all very good. It's ranked 1 for a reason. The veal and salmon were the best among our group. We brought along our own wines so obviously that was good. The calamari was good as well. You can't go wrong as a group or private dinner.

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Make sure to ask the reservationist if there is a largeparty scheduled at the time of your reservation. Only a small partition separates the party area from the Dining room. That said...... the party noise abated somewhat, as dinner was served to the party crowd. Food, Attentive Staff, including many SPECIALS to the menu make this one of the BEST... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 West Union Avenue, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bound Brook
  • Phone Number: +1 732-469-1080

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?