Paisano's Restaurant - NJ

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About Us

Paisano's in Rutherford is a unique Italian alternative for those who want to experience a new twist on Italian cuisine.

Established in the heart of downtown Rutherford, Paisano’s has been a family operated landmark since 1989, offering only the finest Italian food. Park Ave in Rutherford is a quaint, old-fashion town where the streets are outlined with trees creating a relaxing & inviting atmosphere.

Paisano's owner, Daniel Muscio, offers only the freshest Italian cuisine while Paisano's executive chef, Julio Monterrosa, provides unique pasta dishes that won't be found elsewhere, continually amazing the guests with creative daily specials, which have garnered rave reviews from both critics and customers.

For fans of Italian food, Paisano's offers a selection of thoughtfully prepared food from both Northern and Southern Italy. Diners are welcome to bring their favorite beer or wine and dine alfresco in the outdoor cafe during the warmer months or enjoy a meal in our cozy atmosphere with impeccable service year round. 

FAQ: 
Q: Are you open on Sunday's?
A: Sorry we are closed Sundays, we are open Monday-Saturday

Q: Are you a BYOB? What kind of Alcohol can I bring?

A: Yes we are BYO, you may bring wine and beer

Q:Do you have a corkage fee?
A: No we do not

Q: Can I bring my own cake?
A: Yes you can, there is a service charge of $2.50 per person

Q: Why is there a service charge to bring my own cake?
A: We do offer individual cakes and desserts on our menu. But if for any reason you still prefer to bring a off premiss cake for you and your guests, we will cut it and serve it for you for the additional service charge.

 Q:Are you near the Stadiums?                                                                             A:Paisanos is conveniently located just minutes away from Metlife Stadium & IZOD in Secaucus, and the Prudential center in Newark. We are also less than 5 miles from New York City.

Q: Do your gift cards expire?

A: No they do not expire

Q: Can I purchase a gift card online?
A: Yes, you can purchase a gift card on our website and we will send it via email to print at home or mail it to the address provided.

Q:What is your loyalty rewards club?
A: Our loyalty club is a rewards system that allows frequent diners earn discounts, coupons, free gifts, priority mailing for special events, etc. The rewards are based on number of visits, dollars spent, reservations made, as well as a few other things.

Q: How do I sign up?
A: You can sign up on our website or when you join us for dinner fill out our rewards member form and you will start winning rewards instantly.

Q:Are you hiring right now?
A: We are always accepting applications, you can apply on our website under the employment opportunities tab.

Q:What is your dress code?

A: Our dress code is "Smart Casual". Jeans are ok , no hats or sleeveless shirts in the dining rooms.

Q:Do you have a parking lot?
A: No we do not have a lot, but we are located next to the public library and across the street from a church, so there is always plenty of parking available.

Q:Do you offer vegetarian dishes?
A: Yes, we offer many eggplant and pasta dishes that are prepared with only vegetables

Q:Do you offer Gluten free?
A: Yes, we have gluten free pasta available. 

Q:Do you do private parties?
A: Yes we do private parties on Monday-Thursday at any time. Friday and Saturday from 12-4pm. We have 3 different private rooms available. Please contact a party coordinator for more information.

Q:Do you offer Buffett?
A: No we do not do buffett, all of our private parties are sit down dinner.

Q: Do I need a reservation?
A: It is always reccomended to make a reservation. 

Q:Do you take reservations for 2?                                                                           A: Yes we do

Q: Can I request to sit in the main dining room? Backroom? New Room?

A: Yes, we can always put in your request to be seated in a specific area, we will try our best to accomodate your request.  

Q:Can I request my party be seated in your new room?
A: Yes, for the new room we have certain restrictions, the largest table we have in that room is for 6 people and we like to keep it to adults only. We will try our best to accomodate your request

Q: What time do you close?
A: Our kitchen closes at 10pm daily, the restaurant will stay open later.

Q: What time does dinner start or lunch end?                                                          A: Lunch is served until 3pm, our dinner menu is available all day.

Q:Do you have a kids menu?
A: Our kids menu includes kid friendly options like Cheese Ravioli, Chicken Parm, Baked Ziti, Chicken fingers, Spaghetti and Meatball.  

Q: How often do you do Comedy Night?
A: Our Comedy Night is held every last Thursday of the month. Top comics from around the tri-state put on a great show. The show takes place in our New Room, you can join us for dinner prior to the show. A light ala carte menu will also be provided closer to show time. Tickets for comedy can be bought on our website. Large groups are WELCOME! 

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