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Spano's Ristorante Italiano

719 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2504
+1 732-701-1600
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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719 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2504
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your in the mood for some delicious comfort food this is the place. The have a very large menu with lots to choose from. I ordered the special of manicotti and a side of meatballs. The pasta was paper thin and delicious, great meatballs...More

Thank Sirena1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well it was my aunt and uncles 58 wedding anniversary so my brother pick Spanos and what can I say but we were not disappointed. My husband like there spicy ,sausage meatballs, and our meals were great and plentiful. We brought an outside cake after...More

Thank G E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Always great food at reasonable prices. too much to eat so take some home. staff is very attentive and there to help.

Thank bwaitzel
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My favorite shore restaurant...we go to Pt. Pleasant to enjoy the beach but have driven for the day just to enjoy dinner at this hidden gem. Food I awesome and a BYOB hits it up just a notch. Come early...fills up fast

Thank Sheri L
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Due to extenuating circumstances haven't been able to dine at Spano's for a while. Well last Sunday night I had the extreme pleasure of correcting that. I knew it was going to be be good because it always was in the past. But once you're...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here from the app to dessert had a large Party everyone was happy with there dinner apps were delicious and big when dinner came we were all full portion were so big everyone had left over to take home. 🍝...More

Thank tlbags56
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My waitress I believe was named Ann, she was very rude to my grandmother when we came here. My grandmother asked for a plastic bag instead of a brown paper one and this apparently annoyed her very much that she had to go back and...More

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mopargirrrl, Owner at Spano's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

I cannot apologize enough or convey the depth of my horror for your experience. This goes against everything that we strive for here at Spano's. I can only hope that your grandmother did not hear what our waitress had to say. If she did, please...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A great place to break bread with family and friends. Speaking of bread - real Italian bread just right with evov and spices. Spano's is a BYOB - so your wine selection will only enhance your dinning experience. To start the appetizer list has one...More

Thank Vinman1950
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were here a few times and have never been disappointed. They have some things on their menu, that you don't find at every other Italian restaurant. Service is very good, prices are really not bad, especially when you consider the amount of food that...More

Thank Wayne O
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Dined here with a party of 6 on Saturday. Friendly attentive staff, great food, huge portions, was very happy to have the leftovers yesterday. I love the Spano Feast and Lasagna. You will leave here full and happy. Your wallet will be happy as well.

Thank BEG1969
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26 October 2017|
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Response from George J | Reviewed this property |
Spano's is by no means spacious. I would definitely call and ask. If they can accommodate, the trip would be well worth it.
30 July 2017|
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Response from Stan Z | Reviewed this property |
Yes very friendly.
20 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 719 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2504
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-701-1600
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Spano's Ristorante Italiano is a wonderful little store front restaurant just like you see in Brooklyn, with a quaint interior featuring oversized comfy booths and Italian music to complete the ambiance. The restaurant gets bustling after 6pm, and on weekends there can be quite a wait. The good news is they're open 7 days a week, so you can get the same amazing food on Tuesday without a wait. Speaking of the food, its authentic old world Italian prepared by Chef Joseph Spano. All ingredients are fresh, never frozen...fresh local fish and seafood, the highest quality veal, cut and pounded daily for the Veal dishes, Same with the chicken and eggplant, all prepared fresh daily. Spano's marinara sauce is the original winner of the Boss of the sauce contest sponsored by a local radio station and featuring all of the Shores Italian restaurants, as voted by a panel of judges and the general public. All of our ravioli, cheese filled, lobster, and specialty (like roasted butternut squash, or Osso Bucco) are handmade. They make the dough, they make the filling, and they stuff and cut each ravioli by hand. The portions are oversized, and the prices are very reasonable. They have an extensive menu and use only Certified Angus Beef, many of the dishes can be seen on their Facebook page at spanosristoranteitaliano and they open daily at 4pm. 7 days a week. With homemade desserts like the NY cheesecake, tiramisu, bread pudding and apizza dolce (Italian ricotta cheesecake) and delicious Cappuccino to finish off your meal, you can't go wrong at Spano's!
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