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331 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3628
+1 973-233-0350
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“gnocchi” (21 reviews)
“sweet sausage” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
331 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3628
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I eat out at least 3 nights per week so it takes a lot to impress up and neither of us found anything exceptional about Fascino. I found the waiter to be extremely pretentious and the food to be average. I ordered...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Njlou1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group acted on an online review and Fascino lived up to its reputation. Great food, great presentation, and wonderful, interactive, personal service. Mondays can often be a downer for service and quality at many restaurants, but our experience made Monday a momentous moment.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MNJ0hn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time here, with a group of four people, and we were all excited about a great upscale Italian experience and were continually surprised throughout the meal with the amateur service and the lukewarm, below-average food. We split 4 appetizers, 4 desserts...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Fascino is a restaurant where you feel comfortable with the service and their outstanding food. A+!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoseG4896
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We eat out a lot in Montclair and had never been to Fascino so we thought we would give it a shot. The menu was creative and inventive. The squash soup was very good but a little bland. My wife had the Yellowfin Tuna appetizer...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MntnMan62
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My friends and I visited Fascino and thought the food was very delicious.... but we had to wait almost an hour and a half to get our food. And then another hour to get the bill after we had asked our waiter for it. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Wow I loved the food here ! Made the reservation by mistake thinking it was a different restaurant (senior moment) but very pleasantly surprised with the food ! The potato with cheese was great and the fish was very good and the bread pudding dessert...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank livingston46
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Great experience - ordered the tasting menu and nothing disappointed. Prices were average given the high quality level and service was friendly, if a little slow.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RoyLScam
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fascino has been here for a long time with good reason. They are consistently one of the best due to the high standards set by Ryan, Anthony and Cynthia. They are truly the best.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank X3925QIrobertd
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The food is good. The staff is attentive. The decor doesn't impress me and the music is too loud for a sophisticated restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank em051012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3628
    (Grove Street)
  • Public Transportation: Lackawanna Train Station
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-233-0350
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"The atmosphere of Fascino, with its minimalist cream and deep red decor, borders on stark but not casual. The complexity's in the entrees, where flavors, scents and textures fuse seamlessly. Puree of kobacha squash soup with oregano crema and hazelnut oil wins the intriguing appetizer award, and the paper-thin sheets of beef carpaccio with truffle oil and petite salad are a beef purist's dream. Pastas, risottos and raviolis are all available as appetizers or main courses, but the duck breast with confit cannelloni and black fig compote or pine nut-crusted codfish might be hard to pass up." -- Mike Hess, AOL Digital City
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