About Fiorino

38 Maple Street
Summit, NJ 07901
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A taste of Tuscany in downtown summit!!!
The expertly prepared food at Fiorino is based on classic dishes of the Tuscany region. The atmosphere is relaxed-upscale, energetic, and friendly.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm


Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday-Closed

Cross Street:
Springfield Ave. / Union Pl.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(908) 277-1900

Website:
http://www.fiorinoristorante.com/

Catering:
Private parties on premise up to 150 people
Banquet Facilities:
Wine Room holds up to 60
Wine Cellar holds up to 30
Main Dining Room holds up to 90
Rooms can be combined to allow up to 150

Off premise catering options available.

Parking Details:
5 Safe, Municipal parking lots surround the area.

Public Transit:
New Jersey Transit Train Station (Summit Station, MidTown Direct) around the corner on Union Pl. Summit stop

Executive Chef:
Carlos Espinoza

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We often host special events like wine / beer / champagne tastings
You will be notified by email. Your email address can be added to the list by allowing promotional emails from the restaurant in your OpenTable settings.

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Promotions

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Details
Join us at Fiorino to celebrate Mom! Serving our a la carte menu from 12pm-9pm

Private Dining

We offer 2 Event Spaces Wine Room - Main level holds up to 55 guests Wine Cellar - Lower Level holds up to 30 guests

Fiorino Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

noise

Moderate

99% would recommend it to a friend

neighborhood gem (35)
special occasion (33)
fit for foodies (33)
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romantic (30)
good for groups (20)
vibrant bar scene (18)
notable wine list (16)
great for lunch (12)
hot spot (8)
great for brunch (3)
kid-friendly (2)
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food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Nice spot in Summit

Dined 4 days ago

Summit has emerged as a town that hos somehow maintained its downtown businesses. There are many restaurants to choose from, and Fiorino should be included in that list. Tables in the wine room are kept a bit too tight together, but otherwise fine.

Tags: vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service4
value3

Pricey,, but I'll be back

Dined 6 days ago

I was here for the first time hoping it could be a local standby but it will have to remain a special occasion place for my bankroll. The foo, service and ambiance were all excellent. Ordered one of their special cocktail and it had way too much bitters- they made an exchange with no problems. The panzanella salad was very tasty but lacked enough bread. The calf's liver special ordered med/rare was perfect but a bit sweet for my taste

Tags: special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always a great meal!

Dined on April 22, 2016

My sister was in town, so we took her to dinner at Fiorino. We all had delicious dinners and a nice wine. They have a great menu, efficient service, and a very nice atmosphere. We have gone here several times, and have never been disappointed.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Amazing food and very personable service!

Dined on April 21, 2016

Food was amazing and service was spectacular! Victor is our favorite! Seated right away and now our "go to" restaurant for birthdays and friends night out! Highly recommend!!!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Lunch with friend

vip
Dined on April 15, 2016

The food was exceptional. The service was very good . First time my friend had been there and was very impressed.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great as Always

Dined on April 9, 2016

We have been enjoying Fiorinos for years now. The food is consistently excellent and the service is top notch. Reservations are a must--especially on weekends.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Always love this place

vip
Dined on April 7, 2016

Been coming here for years. Went 2x in two days. $23 wine list is exceptional food is great and typically a great value too. The only exception was the veal which was small for the price.

Tags: great for lunch
food4
ambience5
service5
value4

Best Italian in Summit

Dined on April 2, 2016

Food is always good but service is fantastic. Especially Caesar and his sons. Beats the other Italian restaurants in town. Always a fun dinner.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience3
service1

Waited far too long for our entrees more ...

vip
Dined on March 22, 2016

Waited far too long for our entrees more than 45 mts , when they arrived they were good , but certainly not worth the wait .

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Experience!!!

Dined on March 19, 2016

We took my son and his girlfriend for dinner here and everything about the restaurant was superb. From the great food to the stellar service, it was an incredible experience! We love Fiorino's!

food5
ambience4
service5

I had the agnolotti pasta and it was cle ...

vip
Dined on March 17, 2016

I had the agnolotti pasta and it was clearly homemade and absolutely delicious.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great as usual

Dined on March 12, 2016

Fiorino never disappoints. Always interesting drink menu, great specials, great service, knowledgeable staff, a tried and true favorite.

Tags: fit for foodies, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Everything was great food and service, B ...

Dined on March 12, 2016

Everything was great food and service, BUT we were rushed we had 6:15 pm dinner reservations and we were out the door at 7pm! Spent too much money to be rushed like that. Granted we didn't have dessert but we were rushed through and could t enjoy our meal. We will go back because the food is that good but we will order our appetizers eat that then put in our order for our entrees.

food4
ambience4
service4
value4

so glad this is 10 minutes from our hous ...

vip
Dined on February 28, 2016

so glad this is 10 minutes from our house. they are very inviting. warm, lovely food and service. delicious. caeser salad, pasta with bolognase, crispy calamari, sorbet, spinach and cheese ravioli. wonderful

Tags: good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food3
ambience5
service5
value4

We recently visited to celebrate our son ...

Dined on February 27, 2016

We recently visited to celebrate our sons promotion. All dishes were great. I didn't love the Bolognese but I don't really know what authentic Bolognese should taste like. Our waiter helped me create a shrimp dish that was wonderful. The wine room in the back was cozy and crowded but we still felt there was privacy. All had a wonderful time.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Never fails to deliver

Dined on February 26, 2016

Whether a special occasion or just a casual meal at the bar, Fiorinos' food and atmosphere is fantastic. Highly recommended

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service4

Dynamite dinner with family. Great for a ...

Dined on February 23, 2016

Dynamite dinner with family. Great for all occasions.

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Neighborhood Gem

Dined on February 14, 2016

I have been a Fiorinos regular since I moved here in 1992. The food, service, and atmposphere are always outstanding. John, the owner, is always on hand to oversee and welcome you, as are his sons. A fabulous dining experience!

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Another wonderful dinner

Dined on February 13, 2016

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful dinner on Saturday night. He ordered Grilled Portobello and Linguine with baby clams, and I did Marinated Grilled Octopus and Black Ink Tagliarini. We had a bottle of Montepulciano too. The meal were all excellent with a great service. We had a wonderful early Valentine's Day dinner. We will absolutely come back this restaurant soon.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Perfect Valentine Venue

Dined on February 13, 2016

Even on a popular dining out evening, Fiorino was spectacular. My pear and prosciutto appetizer was interesting and delicious. Our fish was flavorful and cooked to our preference. The service was attentive but not obtrusive. Highly recommend.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food1
ambience2
service2
value1

Overpriced, cold & clammy, one-dimensional food

Dined on February 13, 2016

We started with a mealy-mushy grilled octopus doused in a one-dimensional, overly-acidic balsamic glaze (served a shade under lukewarm). It was complimented with my partner's "suspiciously fishy" linguine with baby clams. For the main course, I suppose a Barilla factory is someone's home, but not the "home made" I was expecting from their pappardelle. A metallic ragu complimented the mass produced pasta that was topped with a parmesan mix that was more sawdust than cheese. This was not to be overshadowed by the grisly-gamey, bone-fragmented, overcooked-quail undercooked-risotto. Despite the positive reviews, there is little positive to write about Fiorino.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent service, delicious food.

Dined on February 12, 2016

Fiorino is a great cross between authentic Italian and Modern American cuisine. No complaints.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

First time here. Booked our reservation ...

Dined on February 7, 2016

First time here. Booked our reservation through Open Table. When we got there we were seated right away. Service was excellent. Food was very good. I ordered the double cut pork chop and I have to say it was one of the best I've had. I will most definitely be back.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fiornio's at it best......

vip
Dined on February 6, 2016

As always, great atmosphere, great service and amazing food. MY wife and I always start of with a quiet drink at the bar to set the mood for what we know will be a wonderful dining experience from beginning to end.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot, notable wine list
food4
ambience3
service4
value2

Had a great time with my date. The waite ...

Dined on January 27, 2016

Had a great time with my date. The waiter took good care of us and made sure we enjoyed our time there.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5

The service is always first rate. A gr ...

vip
Dined on January 17, 2016

The service is always first rate. A great, diverse menu with a reason am wine list. The place is always packed due to it's consistent high level of food and service. Never disappoints!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Cuisine Artistically and Delectably Crafted!

Dined on January 6, 2016

Fiorino's has been a great find for us. The food is wonderfully crafted and presented artistically. The staff has been there forever and is attentive without being intrusive. The Veal Chop is outstanding and the Lamb Shank is amazing! It rivals a "New York" restaurant any day.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service3
value5

mussels

Dined on January 3, 2016

Great food, service was a little rushed and they never asked how our food was. However, overall good experience and will be back! The mussels are fantastic.

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food3
ambience4
service3
value3

surprisingly disappointing

vip
Dined on January 2, 2016

Been going to Fiorino many years now and has been consistently good. This time the tartar duo really looked like it was old (avocado topping to chopped tuna) and like older fish was being used. Switched that out for a salad with a vinaigrette dressing and was served some sort of strange salsa-type topping. The entire experience was very odd. If not for consistent service and food I would not recommend it. I think perhaps the newer staff was not trained properly (the longer serving staff are great), but that appetizer was very poor.

food4
ambience2
service4
value3

Good food. Limited middle level wine by the bottle

Dined on January 2, 2016

Food was good. Not a good selection of mid level bottles of wine. In fact limited wines by the glass too. Atmosphere is ok. They are very accommodating. Nice neighborhood restaurant.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Good Italian in Summit

Dined on December 30, 2015

Fiorino came to Summit from The Village (owners were Minetta Tavern owners) and settled into the neighborhood with reliably good food and service. Their performance has been consistent ever since.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Fiorino Ristorante

Dined on December 26, 2015

I have enjoyed the Bitici restaurants from when there was The Minetta Tavern and Grand Ticino. My girlfriend and friends always enjoyed the specials, the ambiance and the desserts. When Johnny moved from Greenwich Village, I followed him to Summit and Fiorino. It was a pleasure to see that he brought his staff along. And it was a true pleasure this past December 26th, after an absence of several years to return to the same menu and staff. My children came with me when they were very young and now they pair the wines with our menu. The Ossobuco melted off the bone. The squid ink pasta was aromatic. It was a wonderful return to an old friend.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service5

Christmas Eve. Our server was delightful ...

vip
Dined on December 24, 2015

Christmas Eve. Our server was delightful. A young man with a lovely smile who was extremely nice to our children.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Would go back

Dined on December 23, 2015

Our party of four, all adults, thought the food was excellent, appitizers to dessert. The service was top notch and the decor was very lovely. The selection of entrees offers something everyone would like. We want to return to this restaurant again.

Tags: special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5

Amazing

Dined on December 11, 2015

I have had many dinners here and have never been disappointed. Think it is one of the best restaurants I have had the pleasure to visit. Nothing in NYC is better!!!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Great ambiance and delicious food.

Dined on December 6, 2015

We have eaten here many times. The food and service are always excellent. The setting is pretty.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Outstanding!

Dined on December 2, 2015

Perhaps the best restaurant my wife and I have been to in a long time! The food was outstanding. The Lamb Shank fell off the bone with a fork! The Giant Pawns were perfectly spiced arabiata. It was quite obvious the staff had been there for years and moved in synch with each other in an attentive but non-intrusive manner. The owner graciously greeted his guests and two sons manage with the same graciousness. TRULY A GREAT FIND FOR US!!!

Tags: romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Fiorino

vip
Dined on December 2, 2015

We've been going to Fiorino for years. It's the closest thing to a New York restaurant that we've found in NJ. The owners and staff are professional and very friendly. The food is consistently good and the service always exceptional!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service5

Fiorini's is arguably the best Italian restaurant

Dined on November 22, 2015

Fiorini's is arguably the best Italian restaurant in Summit. The wait staff is extremely accommodating, especially concerning our table choice. The food is perfect, and the ambiance can be rockin' or romantic, depending where you choose to sit.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

One of our favorite restaurants in the area

vip
Dined on November 21, 2015

The service is top notch, the food is outstanding, the wine list is excellent, the ambiance is warm, inviting, fun, but still has that neighborhood feel. It's our favorite restaurant in the heart of Summit.

Tags: special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene

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