Bergen County residents certainly have a great selection of excellent Italian restaurants to choose from. Everyone seems to have their favorite, but what is the very best Italian restaurant in Bergen County?
Celebrity food writer Peter Genovese and his team at NJ Advance Media have recently released their 2018 list of the best Italian restaurants in each of New Jersey’s 21 counties. Paisano’s, located at 132 Park Avenue in Rutherford, has been selected as the best Italian restaurant in Bergen County in this year’s NJ.com rankings. Bergen County’s runner-up is Justin’s Restaurant in Wood-Ridge.
Paisano’s: 2018 Best Italian Restaurant in Bergen County
Paisano’s is a popular family-owned spot located just minutes from Routes 3 and 17 in charming downtown Rutherford. Executive chef Julio Monterrosa provides unique pasta dishes featuring creative daily specials. The restaurant offers thoughtfully prepared dishes from both Northern and Southern Italy. You can bring your own beer or wine and dining alfresco is an option during the warmer months.
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