Bareli's Restaurant - Secaucus

4.8
543 reviews
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$31 to $50
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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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EB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
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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i
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
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 5 days ago
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 7 days ago
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
1 review
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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OT
1 review
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
273 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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OT
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent

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JJ
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent spot to grab a lite bite at the bar or a nice sit down with that special someone.

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NZ
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love EVERYTHING about this place. The staff is great, the food is to die for and just lovely overall. Highly satisfied. Great place for a date night as well as a friends or family night. Absolutely wonderful.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

Everything was great, minus our server. My date and I ordered a bottle of wine, appetizer, 2 entrees, and desserts (all delicious). One might think this would warrant pretty good service; however, our server paid no attention to us once we got our entrees. He was more interested in the table of 6 next to us and we ended up with an empty table and empty glasses for a good 20 min. before he checked up on us. I’m not one to complain, especially in busy restaurants but this really compromised our experience.

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MA
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bareli's is now mine and my girlfriends new favorite restaurant. The food is exquisite and will leave you wanting more. I recommend the spicy black spaghetti with lobster and their veal francese. The atmosphere is perfect for a special night out and the service matched that. The food was so fresh tasting and the pasta is even made on site! The only downside was that they had a band the night I went so it was a little loud, but wasn't unbearable. I give this restaurant a 5/5 and will definitely be back!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

There were too many extra tables in the dining room. The added tables were not leveled off before dinner service. Sever needed to adjust the table so it wouldn’t wobble. Due to the extra tables the noise volume was very loud and it was hard to hear across the table.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great place to eat

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Valentine’s Day menu. Overall superb experience. Will definitely recommend and go back.

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S
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Go here for the ambiance and that "special" treatment but not for value. Meals are over priced and were honestly not very tasty or exceptional. Got a very nice and quiet table on Valentine's Day. Service was attentive and friendly. Ordered drinks and appetizer. Wanted to hold off on ordering dinner so as not to be rushed but waiter said he would take it and not put the order in. I reluctantly agreed. A short time after finishing the apps I gave the nod to the waiter to put the dinner order in and 15 seconds later our dinner showed up. Either the kitchen screwed up or the waiter never gave the instructions to the kitchen. Was disappointing. Our waiter was apologetic and did unexpectedly comp us dessert. Overall a decent experience.

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J
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Small,but good bar. Good, varied menu. Great food. Hi end service.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding meal

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J
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Came up to meet my son for dinner. Nice restaurant. Food and service were excellent 👍

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B
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow excellent meal and service!! This place was a great surprise..we had the crab ravioli as an app was outstanding as was the lamb meatballs app. The thing to try is their pork chop. I know I know how interesting but, this is one of the best I have had!! Brined in some sort of vinegar marinade was amazing!!

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a
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

My wife and I eat all over the world and this place is delicious, and while not romantic or much on visual, the chairs are comfy, the food amazing, the ambience peculiarly interesting

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E
New York Area
79 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I picked Bareli's to celebrate my birthday because they have Dover Sole and it was delicious as expected. My husband said his veal dish was the best he ever had. You sit in comfortable club chairs in a relaxed atmosphere. Wonderful restaurant.

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S
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed a great evening at Bareli. The food (clams casino, shrimp fra diavolo, and tiramisu) was wonderfully prepared and the service was truly exceptional. The staff was very attentive and the timing of the courses was perfect.

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YH
New England
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dining experience ❤️ Food was delicious. There was also live music.

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P
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place near our home for a spontaneous meal that never disappoints. Great service and ambiance. We really like the music here. The retro songs always bring us back. Food is very good. I'd like a bigger variety of wines by the glass. Beer selection could be more interesting, too. Mary our server was an absolute delight. Garganelli special was one of the best pasta dishes we've ever had. One of our local favorites.

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T
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always spectacular

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JB
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Great food....service average
Got appetizer order wrong...

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

It was an amazing experience!!! Can’t wait to go back again.

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C
New York Area
68 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent. Entree's were very good. My cocktail was light, but our waiter (Charles) remedied that. Dessert was a disappointment. We shared the Zeppolis. They were not zeppelis as we know them, but under any circumstances they were really disappointing.

Will definitely return. The staff knows how to treat its patrons.

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome, as usual!

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C
New York Area
68 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The food was really very good. Service was good, but not excellent.

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OV
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great. Love the places, food was amazing. Would recommend to friends and family members to come.

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C
New York Area
273 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. Lindsey does an excellent job making you feel at home.

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A
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were seated on time in the room with the fireplace. As far as dress code goes I would recommend you wear something nice.

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R
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place. Friendly people. Very enjoyable experience.

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AM
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been going to Bareli's Restaurant for years; however, my company moved to NY and is no longer as easy and convenient to go as much as we used to. Taking clients for a nice lunch/dinner is fantastic -great food and great service.

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JA
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My wife and I went for our anniversary and we were so impressed with the service and the food. Our waiter (Marvin) was outstanding. The food was delicious and perfectly cooked. I will go back whenever I am in the area.

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j
Northern MI
19 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food as alway

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