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Solo Trattoria

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7 South St, Freehold, NJ 07728-2207 (Main street 79)
+1 732-780-2337
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I had a great dinner at Soli during a business trip to Freehold. I'm a sucker for old-time NJ Italian restaurants, having grown up here and being Italian-American, and this is a very good one. Their salads are fresh and huge, and I had a very good eggplant Parmesan for my main course. The wine list is quite short, but... More 

Thank Terri M
Monroe, New Jersey
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202 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We visited this place last night for the first time with some friends who tried it before and really liked it, they were absolutely correct, great food, fantastic service, couldn't have been happier with our dining experience. And...experience it was, our waiter "Nick" was challenged by us to "feed us" choose the best appetizers through desert....he did a GREAT job,... More 

1 Thank Garry O
Clifton Park, NY
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We went on a Saturday night and didn't have a reservation. However, we were seated immediately. They have a very limited wine list but you can BYOB. My friend and I had the beggars purse with the pear and walnut sauce. It was fantastic! Our other friend had the linguine with shrimp and she was very happy with it as... More 

Thank Cricket808285
Fort Pierce, Florida
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Dinner specials were excellent as well as the salads and appetizers. Service was friendly and patient with our 'long term' meal.

1 Thank Jill C
Freehold, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Love going to this restaurant for lunch,. When my family come in from NY we go there for dinner. Everyone enjoy their meal.

1 Thank sarahgU4712TB
Hollywood, Florida
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I always stop here when i'm in town it feels like home. Your welcomed as you walk in the door by Giorgio the owner. Wyat was my sever this afternoon and was excellent. The food is why you come,very authentic Italian i had the chicken marsala and pasta fagoli both wonderful. Over the years i have come to cosider the... More 

1 Thank Ryan H
Freehold, New Jersey
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141 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

There are scores, perhaps hundreds, of Italian restaurants near by. For my money, Solo is the best of them. Outstanding food, pleasant atmosphere and great service. Don't forget that they will make almost any Italian standard, even if it is not on the menu. Also they have been very accommodating to dietary needs, (gluten free).

Thank James M
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Spent a quiet Tuesday lunch here with a friend. I ordered the beggar's purse pasta filled with pears with a walnut cream sauce and my dining companion ordered the panini of the day, with Italian sausage, peppers, spinach and cheese on Giorgio bread. Both were large portions and quite delicious. The panini was served with light, crispy homemade chips.

1 Thank James H
Howell, New Jersey
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

My favorite local BYOB Italian restaurant. Service is always consistent, food is delicious, atmosphere is comfortable & menu is very fairly priced. Owner is always present & hands on to ensure there is a great experience.

1 Thank dcbhome
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

We been to Solo for dinner several times, and it never disappoints! Great service, food served in timely fashion, cooked perfectly...always a good time. We had two appetizers...Polenta and Saltimboca alla Giorgio both very tasteful. The main course was perfect...my wife had grilled salmon over a bed of spinach and canellini beans, and I had the "award winning " Rigatoncini... More 

1 Thank Nick S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 South St, Freehold, NJ 07728-2207
    (Main street 79)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: +1 732-780-2337
Welcome to Solo Trattoria! Located in the heart of Downtown Freehold Borough, we deliver a memorable dining experience. With a pleasant atmosphere and delicious unique dishes, yours will surely be a night to remember. In the Fall of 2005, Piergiorgio Ceciarelli opened a restaurant with a goal - to serve the best food with the warmest service and atmosphere. Piergiorgio Ceciarelli formed the heart and soul of Solo Trattoria. Piergiorgio Ceciarelli has been a restaurateur for 20 years. He started in South Florida where he built a reputation for excellent food, warm and fun atmosphere, and genuine heartfelt service. Winning the award for "Best Restaurant Owner 2001". Citi Link said,
"…always has a warm smile when he greets you and a grateful thank you when he bids you 'Ciao' at the end of a meal". Originally from Rome, he has lived in California, Mexico, Florida, and now New Jersey, where he resides with his wife and children.

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