Bareli's Restaurant - Secaucus

4.6
576 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Conveniently located on busy Route 3 in Secaucus NJ, just minutes from the Meadowlands Complex, Giants Stadium, and New York City. Bareli’s is the area’s finest Italian/Continental restaurant since 1986. An award winning wine list complements a menu prepared from highest quality ingredients. Let our award winning chef prepare your favorite dish to your specifications. Food fit for royalty with great service and a comfortable atmosphere.
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j
New York Area
98 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bareli's is the best restaurant in the surrounding area--as good as anything in NY. It's comfortable with top drawer food and service and comfortable seating. The only caveat is that on Friday & Saturday nights they have entertainment which is extremely loud. The one time we went, even sitting in the back, it was so loud it was hard to talk. If you like a party atmosphere, then go Friday or Saturday night. If not, as we do not, go during the week. But either way it's a great place, although be prepared to pay prices of an upscale restaurant. Highly recommend.

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JG
Atlantic City
12 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Love everything about this restaurant. The ambiance is great, the food is excellent and the service is the best. We were just a little disappointed that the pasta was not al dente as requested. They did offer us a fruit platter after our dinner.

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Awful dinner. My Veal Chop was served raw, sent back to the kitchen and returned raw. By that time my guests had finished their entrees. Dessert was offered no charge. Coffee arrived after we finished the dessert. Bill was incorrect and sent back to be corrected to what they promised. All in all an awful experience.

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FL
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love love love!!!! Food, ambience, service. Always consistent.

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FL
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beyond Excellent!!!! Food, Service, Music! Great evening!

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DL
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service!

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yummy food but I tad expensive

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OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Authentic fine Italian dining. Incredible food selection with a wide array of daily specials. Don’t see it on the menu? They’ll find a way to make it for you. Unbelievably friendly and prompt service.

There’s a cool little bar in the entryway with a duet expertly singing an eclectic selection of classics. Not too loud; just right for the venue.

I will most definitely be back. Great food, great service, great vibe. Awesome!!!

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C
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

My wife, daughter and I dined at this place for the first time on Mother's Day. We were anxious to try it since it has received rave reviews. The food and service was good, but I felt we were rushed through the meal. This is not what I expected considering the hype and the prices they charge. The other downside was the dining room was rather crowded with misbehaved children and parents who didn't care. In any event, I would probably give it another chance when it is less crowded. Bareli's menu is loaded with interesting dishes I would love to try.

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EL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I went with my family for dinner on Mother's Day. We had a fantastic dinner. The food is always delicious and well prepared. It's one of my favorite places to dine.

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M
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Nice restaurant. Food was good, but not outstanding. Very good menu. Had alot of variety.

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DS
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was the perfect restaurant for the perfect occasion. The food was excellent and the staff attentive

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FL
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Consistently great food and service. Convenient location to meet for business in private. I enjoy mixed salads and fish entrees so I can splurge on delicious desserts.

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C
New Mexico
11 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My chicken dish, which was the special, was delicious. As was my husband’s haddock.

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were good, but not excellent.

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m
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been to this restaurant many times and it is consistently very good.

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RD
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Everything was great even valet parking. Thanks for everything

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EG
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very intimate setting, its a must for a special evening

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OT
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this restaurant. I have dined there about six times over the past few years when I visit the area on business. I always take clients and they enjoy it as well. It's NJ, but feels a bit like old New York. At any time, I expect the ghost of Frank Sinatra to walk in. Contemporary, with a touch of nostaglia.

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L
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very nice restaurant, good service affordable and great food.

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r
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was amazing. I had the scallops and they were probably the best I have ever had.

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LM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice place. Very warm atmosphere. The food was delicious and were of a good sized portion too. The service was excellent as well !!! My soft shelled crabs fish was fantastic!!!

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C
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It’s been a number of years since I last enjoyed Bareli’s wonderful food and atmosphere. I had friends up here from the Caribbean and promised them a great Italian meal. Bareli’s did not disappoint. Great food and great service. I personally need to go back more frequently..

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d
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The bolognese was superb, the wine list reasonable and the service excellent. The zabaione with berries is also a great spectacle.

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F
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal and service

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OT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service were amazing. You forget that you’re next to the highway until a truck rumbles by.

A place worth revisiting.

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SL
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Drove by this a million times. So glad we decided to give it a try. The live music was amazing. We had a great night.

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SB
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Old world, authentic Italian cooking in a relaxed but elegant setting. Service was very professional, food was excellent and restaurant had a great buzz inside.

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EB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Definitely my favorite restaurant, food is amazing, service is outstanding and the cocktails. I will definitely keep recommending and coming here~Cindy Castillo

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SZ
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent as was the service.

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i
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We had a reservation at 7:45pm and did not seat until 9pm. The waiter forgot 1 of our appetizers and our coffee at the end of the meal. Overall food was great but service was not.

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SI
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience.. Nice music, great service, and great food ..

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing. It was my marriage anniversary and Mary was my server. She was great and attentive, everything was quick and delicious. Dessert was the best part with the special treat it came with.

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JD
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had the pleasure of dining at Bareli's, for what was supposed to be lunch, but turned into an early dinner. I met Tommy and Liam as my hosts and they were terrific and most hospitable. The pork chop was better than any I've every had and the oysters were excellent! 5 star experience.

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OT
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent good, service and atmosphere!

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Miami
2 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bareli’s is constant in providing a magnificent dining experience.

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C
New York Area
308 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal. We sat at the bar and enjoyed the live entertainment. We had the lamb and it was cooked perfect.

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H
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food, atmosphere and PEOPLE! The service here is 5 star all the way! You can see how the wait staff -all of them- seamlessly team up to ensure full and prompt attention to every single guest. Friendly, knowledgeable and delightful to interact with! Love this place.

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K
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Pasta was great; my husband’s steak was not. Would return for pasta only. Service was good, but not exceptional.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent

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