Volare’s Restaurant: A Comfortable Spot for Family & Friends

Come to Volare’s Restaurant for classic Italian cuisine. Located right in Station Square, Volare’s is popular because everything is made fresh! Even the pasta is prepared on site every day.

The dining area is cozy but not too small, perfect for a family dinner or an intimate meal. Volare’s is a BYOB, so you can enjoy your favorite bottle of wine with your meal. Treat yourself to the three-course lunch or four-course dinner specials, both delicious options. Pasta Night on Tuesdays, Wednesday’s Chicken Special or the Sunday Family Takeout Package are also tasty times at Volare’s. A pianist usually plays some nice tunes, and Volare's even hosts live music on some weekends.

Volare’s Restaurant
7 Station Square
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(201) 935-6606


White Mana: Burger Delights

White Mana offers diners tasty burgers and fries, in addition to delicious sliders, mini burgers replete with onions and pickles. For such a tiny establishment White Mana packs quite a wallop. While it can occasionally get bit crowded, the popularity shows just how much regulars enjoy these hamburgers. Like all proper burger joints White Mana offers a tasty array of sodas and milkshakes — the perfect complement to a hot, juicy burger on one of White Mana’s signature potato buns.

For burgers this good you should be prepared for a wait, due to the size and popularity of White Mana the place tends to get a little crowded. Even so, White Mana remains a great spot to enjoy a tasty meal. Visit its website to learn more!

White Mana
358 River Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 342-0914

Villa de Colombia: Delightful Recipes

Expand your culinary horizons with some authentic Colombian food at Villa de Colombia. Huge portions, a welcoming ambiance, authentic recipes, and nice prices make this a great stop for lunch or dinner. The lunch special gets you an entree with vegetables, plantains, and rice, plus soup, beans, or salad for a mere $7.95. Favorite dishes are the Bistec Encebollado – steak with onions and mushrooms, Pechuga en Salsa de Campignones – grilled chicken breast with mushroom sauce, Bandeja Paisa – grilled plantains, steak, and pork topped with a fried egg, and Arroz Con Camarones – shrimp with rice. No liquor is served, but you can bring your own – they’ll even make you some sangria.

12 Mercer Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 343-3399

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Amarone Ristorante: Authentic Italian Feast

For an authentic Italian meal look no further than Amarone Ristorante, Teaneck’s premiere Italian eatery. Amarone takes classic Italian dishes and imbues them with personal touches, similar to old style home cooked meals. From the warmth of the atmosphere to the wine selection every bit of Amarone conspired to make and unforgettable dining experience. Chianti, a bold Italian wine, seems like the natural choice to accompany dinner of rich pasta and succulent meats. All the favorites are right here. Start out your meal with a fresh Caprese salad or funghi Portobello, which is mushrooms grilled in a garlic, balsamic, and olive oil mix. Fried calamari comes in your choice of sauce, while the Carpaccio features thinly shaved slices of beef with arugula and cheese. Amarone’s signature pasta dish is fettuccine Amarone in a traditional Bolognese sauce. There’s also lobster ravioli in champagne cream sauce, and broccoli and sausage with diced tomato.

Amarone Ristorante
63 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 833-1897

Pa De Thai Restaurant: Thai Cuisine in Edgewater, New Jersey

Craving Thai food near Edgewater, New Jersey? Head to Pa De Thai Restaurant, where some highly-regarded Thai cuisine's on the menu. Settle in for your meal with a tasty starter like Veggie Spring Rolls, Chicken Satay, Fried Chicken Wontons or Steamed Vegetable Dumplings. A big bowl of flavorful noodle soup is also an option, like Tom Yum with chicken or shrimp in a savory sweet & sour broth, or Chicken Noodle Curry. Pad Thai, Green & Red Curry, and Pad Kee Mow – spicy noodles, are some of the authentic dishes on the menu. All can be ordered with beef, chicken, pork, seafood or tofu. Pa De Thai Restaurant is open every day for lunch and dinner.

Pa De Thai Restaurant
264 Old River Road
Edgewater, NJ 07020
(201) 945-9999

Classic Quiche Cafe: A Local Classic

Pot pie’s sophisticated older brother is paid homage to by the Classic Quiche Cafe, a Teaneck eatery that specializes in quiche and so much more. This underrated dish is the star of the menu among many other heavy hitters.

Appetizers include such upscale fare as mussels, fried mushrooms with melted cheese, and a cheese and fruit platter for something fresh and tasty. For something truly different try the cold peach soup with shredded coconut. More traditional soup choices abound of course, including corn chowder, French onion, and garden vegetable. Besides sandwiches and wraps, Classic Quiche Cafe offers specialty entrees including vegetarian chili, raspberry chicken, and homemade manicotti. Quiche flavors include bacon mushroom, crabmeat, asparagus, and apple walnut.

Classic Quiche Cafe
330 Queen Anne Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 692-0150

Nizi Sushi: Worth the Wait

Fresh ingredients and great service combine to make Nizi Sushi a go-to spot for folks who love delicious sushi and Korean specialties. Located on Union Avenue on a quiet block of shops, Nizi Sushi has developed a reputation as one of the tastiest and affordable options for lunch and dinner in the area. The sushi bar and dining area are cozy, unfortunately, Nizi Sushi doesn't take reservations, so you might have to wait a bit for a seat. But you’ll be glad that you did! You can’t beat the lunch specials, including Udon bowls, sushi boxes and cooked items,at a terrific price. The dinner specials are pretty good, too! And you’ll be amazed at the beautiful and delicious sushi and sashimi options, all made with only the freshest ingredients. Takeout is also available.

Nizi Sushi
300 Union Avenue
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(201) 804-7666

Wondee’s Thai Food

If you’re in the mood for Thai cuisine, Wondee’s Thai Food is a great option in Hackensack, New Jersey. Fragrant herbs, tangy spices and delightful combinations of noodles, rice, meat, seafood and veggies are what make this type of cuisine a perennial American favorite. Thom Yum Koong – shrimp soup with lemongrass, chilies, mushrooms, and kaffir lime, Som Thum – green papaya salad with shrimp, green beans & peanuts, Pad See Iew – rice noodles with broccoli, egg & your choice of protein, and Pad Kaprow – spicy pork, chicken, beef, or seafood with rice, are some of the favorites. Wondee's Thai Food is open every day for lunch and dinner.

Wondee's Thai Food
296 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 883-1700

Victor’s Pizza: Neighborhood Pizza in Teaneck

Pizza shops tend to come and go, but Victor’s Pizza will most likely be around for a long, long time. That’s because the food here is just that good. Think your standard pizza shop fare prepared with the only the freshest ingredients and cooking tactics employed by great chefs. There are an array pizza choices, coming in sizes large and small, and they include such delights as stuffed meat, cheese steak, and broccoli for the health minded pizza consumer. Victor’s also offers traditional white pizza, which differs from its more popular counterpart due to lack of sauce. Victor’s also serves up an array of pasta, including baked ziti with your choice of meat, fettuccine Alfredo, and spaghetti in a variety of preparations. Calzones and strombolis are also on the menu, coming in flavors like pepperoni, ham and cheese, and spinach. Victor’s also does catering. Let them take over your next event and be the hit of the party.

Victor's Pizza
540 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 836-0306


Twisted Elm: Craft Beer and Comfort Food

Head to this popular spot to chill out in a rustic, relaxed setting with an artisan brewed beer and a flavorful meal. Sidle up to the bar and kick back with one of their rotating roster of craft beers like Flying Dog Mango Habanero IPA, Troegs Nugget Nectar, Allagash White or Bolero Snort Blackhorn.

The menu features tasty gastro-pub fare with pasta and handmade pizzas baked in a wood fired oven, along with flavorful appetizers and sandwiches. Order up classic pub fare like Fish & Chips, Lamb Shepherd’s Pie and a House Chili Crock with spicy jack cheese. Other options include Pan Roasted French Chicken Breast, New England Baked Scrod, Denver Sliced Steak and Mustard Horseradish Crusted Salmon.

Twisted Elm is open every day, with brunch served on Sundays.

Twisted Elm
435 River Drive
Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
(201) 791-3705

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