Il Capriccio - NJ

4.8
706 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
The whole experience is paramount, when you dine at Il Capriccio, you feel right at home. Fresh flowers, gentile romantic lighting, chairs you can sink into and live pianists make for an unforgettable dining experience. Knowledgeable and attentive staff further compliment the impeccably prepared fair and carefully selected wines from all over the world. Enjoy Il Capriccio's most recent addition, (weather permitting) the Tuscan inspired courtyard thatseats up to 35 guests and makes for a truly "Al Fresco" dining experience.
The dress code is Elegant Casual, as jackets are preferred for gentlemen but not required.

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MD
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very nice restaurant with outstanding food and service. Definitely going back

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s
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Great real NJ Italian restaurant for a special occasion. You will not be disappointed by the ambiance, food or service but bring a big wallet.

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j
6 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This place is one of a kind. From the newly redesigned bar area to the amazing food and the unparalleled service.

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FF
2 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Polished service, beautiful setting, delicious food. It never disappoints!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food and very attentive waiter! They give you just the right amount of food and let you sit an talk as long as you’d like. Perfect date night restaurant. Dining here makes you feel first class

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EK
6 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service and excellent food in an upscale environment

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OT
1 review
Dined on 15 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service, great ambience, good food :)

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OT
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Consistently great food and service.

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DS
1 review
Dined on 10 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

From beginning to end, we had a wonderful experience. The restaurant has such a lovely setting, so nice to have a pianist playing a lot of old favorites, the wait staff was exceptional, and the food was just amazing. We will definitely return.

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JS
9 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

From the minute you walk into this restaurant, you know they are interested in making every experience perfect. This has become our go to restaurant in the area. Food, service and especially the bar experience is unmatched in northern New Jersey !

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BW
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Il Capricio has amazing food!! Other pluses are the welcoming, gracious wait staff, live piano music, and the ambiance. We went to celebrate my birthday, and my son's birthday. All of our entrees exceeded our expectations, as did the beet salad, dessert and cappuccino. Although it is pricey to eat there, it is worth it for a special occasion!!! Looking forward to the next time we can go!

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l
8 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We enjoyed a lovely dinner at IL Capriccio, as always. The food was delicious, and the service was excellent. The recent renovation only made it more eloquent.

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LO
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food. Great service. Made my wedding anniversary very special. Romantic but not stuffy. Feels like home. Very welcoming and nice staff from host to waiters. Highly recommend!

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JG
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Been going there since the 80’s. Never disappoints. Always exceptional service and food quality. Recently renovated. Beautiful

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KA
12 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

went for my birthday & had a delicious meal with outstanding service in a beautiful atmosphere. I would highly recommend it for any special occasion or just a special night out

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R
18 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

I must say that the food was simply incredible! This is the real deal when it comes to true, authentic Italian. The specials truly reflect the amount of time and effort this place dedicates to the experience for the customer.

The service, however, could use some improvement. We waited over 30 minutes to get our bill and the restaurant was about half full. Once the coffee and desert arrived, our waiter disappeared. In fact we never saw him again in the restaurant. The Maitre D had to be asked to get our bill.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

The ambiance and service were outstanding. We first had cocktails at the bar which were great and the bartender was fabulous, when we were seated at our table we all thought the service was great. We tried to order some wine that we love and we were directed to buy a “similar “ wine that was so far off mark it was offensive. Food came , all were recommended by the server two were sub par third was awful. I never leave a bad review but for the price, expected a lot more. Tried it, probably won’t be back any time soon.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic food and Head Chef Tony was outstanding!!!

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MM
7 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Top notch service and food. Extensive wine list and great variety of meal choices. A A+ restaurant perfect for special occasions.

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BB
134 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Over the past dozen years, I have enjoyed lunch and dinner at what I consider to be the finest Italian restaurant, bar none, on many an occasion. A variety of dishes to satisfy the most demanding palates. The food quality is exquisite, the portions generous, the plating artful and attentively served by impeccable wait teams. Already looking forward to my next trip to Morris county next spring!

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OT
40 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Always a great place to go with friends, family or colleagues.

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N
30 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As usual the service and food were both excellent. The renovation really improved the bar area and some private dining opportunities.

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CZ
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Hi, I am a chef so I know food and it's preparation. One of the best meals I have had in NJ, was last week at Il Capriccio. This place has it all: warmth, great service, beautiful atmosphere and delicious creative food. There were 3 of us willing to share which enabled us to taste many dishes. All were wonderful but an outstanding favorite was the grilled salmon special. It was, in fact, the best salmon dish I have ever had.
Go there to celebrate, on a date, to impress someone or just because you are wanting a fantastic meal. You will not be disappointed.

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j
46 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

It has been some time since dining here and I am glad we decided to go again. Food and service were great, good wine list although pricey, would definitely recommend. We will be back soon.

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RD
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The food and wait staff were quite good, although they didn't acknowledge the special event I had indicated in the reservation. It's not really helpful to ask if you're dining at a restaurant for a special occasion and then not mention it at the dinner.

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C
24 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful food was served, oxtail pasta with homemade pasta, delicious, rack of boar was magnificent and grilled red snapper over fava beans and radicchio, fabulous. Great evening with wonderful food and great service.

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G
13 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As always, Il Capriccio did not disappoint. The service and food were excellent. I highly recommend them.

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j
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My mother and I go here when we just want a great meal and a perfect Manhattan. The kitchen never disappoints & neither does Beck at the bar.

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WE
4 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great as usual but I didn't receive my Open Table Credit

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OT
8 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent time. Was highly recommended by a few friends and it did not disappoint.

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F
53 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding food and fantastic service. The servers help to make the experience so wonderful.

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CH
93 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the elegant, superb Italian restaurants. I drove 20 miles to go there for my birthday dinner. This restaurant offers expansive Italian menu, a wide collection of fish and great side dishes. My red snapper dish was superb. The best potato side dish ever!!! Service is superb and pricing very competitive for the class of this restaurant.

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P
2 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

You will be hard pressed to find a better restaurant. The staff go out of their way to ensure that each diner is personally attended to and has his/her needs met. We are regular diners there and have never been disappointed. The food is simply outstanding, and the wine list is extensive and top notch. I cannot give this restaurant a higher recommendation; it is the best of the best!

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ES
17 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Three couples everyone loved everything about the restaurant

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TS
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

great food, currently doing some renovations so be patient with the noise

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AT
2 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great! Very great.

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OT
40 reviews
Dined on 20 August 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Been going here for years. Always great food and service.

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S
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We celebrated our anniversary here. We have been here before for special occasions. It never disappoints. The food and the service was excellent.

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LG
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent!!! Great food,nice selections of wine,perfect service.

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r
59 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of our favorites. We have been here many times and most of the staff know us. Can't go wrong here. Great for business dinners or for impressing a date. Impressive Northern Italian cuisine presented by folks who have been doing this for a long time, really know what they are doing and have been recognized for their expertise. Great atmosphere, great service, great food. I have gotten many of the appetizers and entrees here over the years. This time I went with the cold seafood salad dragoncello and the veal chop.
Awesome choices. My wife loves the veal osso bucco and they do it really good here. They are undergoing renovations limiting their capacity but it didn't have any impact on our experience. What are you waiting for?

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