DiPaolo’s Italian Ristorante

Fine Dining in South New Jersey

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DiPaolo’s Italian Restaurant

brings the flavors of Italy and a touch of elegance to South Jersey!

Our family-owned restaurant is located in Penns Grove, NJ and we recently opened a banquet facility: Maria’s by DiPaolo’s which is also located in Penns Grove, NJ. Maria’s can accommodate over 250 guests!​

In addition to being a busy restaurant, we also cater events such as parties, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, office events, corporate banquets and any other occasion where you’re needing delicious food and quality service. Every client receives individualized attention and service.

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Monday – Thursday – 11:30am to 10pm
Friday – 11:30am to 1am
Saturday – 11:30am to 1am
Sunday – 10am to 9pm

This Month’s Highlight

Daily Specials

Unless otherwise noted, all Specials are available in both the Dining Room and Patio.


➤ 4pm-close ~ 3 Course Dinner For $19.95

First Course
Grilled Vegetable Antipasta w/ Italian Bread

Second Course
Choose one:

  • Italian Wedding Soup
  • Cream of Asparagus Soup
  • Lobster Bisque
  • House Salad
  • Romain Caesar Salad

Third Course
Choose One:

  • Chicken Or Veal
    Parmiginino – Marsalla – Picatta
  • Chicken Mozzarella
  • Single Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
  • Roasted Salmon With Shrimp in a White Wine Garlic Sauce
  • Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Mushrooms & Onions
  • Breaded Pork Chop Milanese over Arugula
  • Gnocchni Alla Vodka with Shrimp or Chicken

Served with Garlic Mash Potatoes & Asparagus or Spaghetti

Call for Reservations – 856-299-4645

➤ Starting at 4pm ~ Four Course Steak Night for $40

First Course

Grilled Italian Vegetable Antipasta w/ Sharp Provolone and Crispy Italian Bread.

Second Course
Choose one:

  • Cream of Asparagus
  • Lobster Bisque
  • Italian Wedding
  • Iceberg Wedge Salad w/ Crispy Bacon, Cherry Tomato, Egg, Crumbled Gorgonzola & Bleu Cheese Dressing
  • Mixed Green Tossed Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Romaine Caesar Salad

Third Course
Choose One:

  • 8 oz. Filet Mignon
  • 12 oz. Delmonico Grilled “Rib Eye” Steak
  • 16 oz. Porterhouse Steak

All topped with Fresh Portobello mushrooms & Sweet Vidalia onions and paired with your choice of the following: Loaded Baked Potato (Sour Cream, Cheddar,& Bacon with Scallion) or Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Fourth Course
Choose one:

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake, Carrot Cake, Italian Rum Cake
  • Chocolate Temptation Cake, Cannoli, Creme Brulee
  • Homemade Tiramisu

$40 Per Person + Tax – Can Not use $25 Coupon on this Special/ Not Available on Holiday’s


➤ 3 Courses For $35 Special – Every Tuesday starting at 4pm!

First Course (Served Family Style)

Grilled Italian Vegetable Antipasto  with Crispy Garlic Bread

Second Course (Choose 1)

  • Cream of Asparagus Soup
  • Lobster Bisque
  • Italian Wedding Soup
  • Wedge Salad w/ Bacon, Cherry Tomato, Egg & Blue Cheese
  • Caesar Salad with House Made Dressing & Croutons
  • Fall Festival Salad with Dried Apricots, Figs, & Cranberries with Crumbled Gorgonzola, Candied Walnuts & House Dressing

Third Course (Choose 1)

  • 16 oz. Grilled Ribeye  Portobello Mushrooms & Sweet Onions
  • 12 oz. Baked Cold Water Lobster Tail
  • 10oz. Applewood Wrapped Filet Mignon
  • 3 Large Shrimp Stuffed with Jumbo Lump Crabmeat

All Entrees Are Served with Fresh Asparagus & Your Choice of Loaded Baked Potato (Sour Cream, Butter, Bacon, & Cheddar) or Baked Sweet Potato with Cinnamon & Sweet Butter


➤ 11:30am-3pm ~ All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet with Pasta Station – $16.95

NJ State Sales Tax 6.625% & Gratuity of 20% for Parties of 6 or more additional

General Buffet

  • Spinach Salad w/ cherries, candied walnuts & cheese
  • Caesar Salad
  • Italian Wedding Soup
  • Minestrone Soup
  • Garlic, Olive Oil & Rosemary Ciabatta Rolls

Carving Station

  • Honey Glazed Ham
  • Roasted Turkey Breast
  • Grilled Ribeye

Additional Options

  • Sliced thin Hot Roast Beef Au Jus
  • Sliced thin Roasted Porchetta
  • String Beans
  • Cheese Ravioli
  • Tortellini Alfredo
  • Meatballs
  • Sausage Peppers & Onions
  • Rosemary Roasted Chicken
  • Roasted Salmon


  • Assorted Holiday Cookies
  • Miniature Cannoli, Crème Puffs & Eclairs

➤ 4pm-close ~ Dinner for 2 with Bottle of Wine & Dessert – Dine in only. $69.95 per couple

$25 coupons may not be redeemed towards this dinner special

  • Grilled Vegetable Antipasta w/ Sharp Provolone
  • Garlic, Olive Oil & Rosemary Ciabatta Rolls

Select One:
Romaine Tossed Salad, Italian Wedding Soup or Mushroom Spinach Soup

All Meat/Fish Entrees are served with Roasted Vegetable Of the Day and your choice of Mashed Potatoes or Rigatoni Pomodoro

Select One:

  • Chicken Parmigiana, Chicken Piccante or Chicken Marsala
  • Veal Parmigiana, Veal Piccante or Veal Marsala
  • 14 oz. Prime Rib or One Jumbo Lump Crabcake
  • Spaghetti, Ravioli or Gnocchi with Meatballs
  • Eggplant Parmigiana with Spaghetti
  • Linguini with Clams or Stuffed Shrimp (2)
  • Shrimp Scampi over Linguini
  • Linguini with Mussels (red or white)
  • 6 oz. Baked Flounder (2) with White Wine, Lemon & Capers

Select One:
Italian Rum Cake, Homemade Tiramisu, Fresh Fruit Cheesecake, Chocolate Temptation Cake or Strawberry Shortcake

Wine By The Bottle
Select One:

  • Belmondo Pinot Noir
  • Belmondo Pinot Grigio
  • Forrestville White Zinfandel
  • Forrestville Merlot
  • Forrestville Chardonnay
  • Forrestville Cabernet

➤ 6pm-close ~ Bob Pantano Brings South Philly to Di Paolo’s


➤ 5pm-9pm ~ All You Can Eat Prime Rib & Shrimp Buffet – $27.95

NJ State Sales Tax 6.625% & 20% Gratuity for Parties of 6 or more additional

  • Romaine Caesar Salad
  • Spinach Salad with strawberries, candied walnuts & crumbled gorgonzola
  • Garlic & Rosemary Ciabatta Rolls
  • Large Shrimp Cocktail
  • Garlic, Oil & Old Bay Sauteed Shrimp
  • Fried Shrimp
  • Meatballs
  • Signature Chicken Marsala
  • Fresh String Beans in garlic & olive oil
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Carved Prime Rib with it’s own juices
  • Pasta Station – “Made to Order Pastas”
  • Large Cheese Ravioli
  • Lobster Ravioli
  • Tortolloni
  • Penne
  • Linguini


  • Blush
  • Alfredo
  • Sunday Gravy
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Garlic
  • Pesto


  • Prosciutto
  • Italian Long Hots
  • Chicken
  • Sauteed Shrimp
  • Peas
  • Mushrooms
  • Olives


Happy Hour – 4pm-Close
(Free buffet with the purchase of two drinks)

➤ Starting at 4:00pm ~ 4 Course Surf & Turf Dinner Special – $59.95

1st Course

  • Grilled Italian Vegetable Antipasta
  • Garlic, Olive Oil & Rosemary Ciabatta Dinner Rolls

2nd Course

  • Spinach Salad with strawberries, crumbled gorgonzola, candied walnuts & strawberries drizzled with our warm Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Romaine Tossed Salad drizzled with our warm Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

3rd Course

  • 8 oz. Lobster Tail w/ 8 oz. Filet
  • Jumbo Lump Crabcake w/ 8 oz. Filet

with Roasted Vegetables of the Day and your choice of Garlic Mashed Potatoes or Rigatoni Pomodoro

4th Course

  • Tiramisu
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake
  • Italian Rum Cake
  • Carrot Cake
  • Chocolate Decadent Cake

➤ 4:30pm-close ~ Complimentary Happy Hour buffet with purchase of 2 beverages in lounge


➤ Starting at 4:00pm ~ 4 Course Surf & Turf Dinner Special – $59.95

1st Course

  • Grilled Italian Vegetable Antipasta
  • Garlic, Olive Oil & Rosemary Ciabatta Dinner Rolls

2nd Course

  • Spinach Salad with strawberries, crumbled gorgonzola, candied walnuts & strawberries drizzled with our warm Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Romaine Tossed Salad drizzled with our warm Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

3rd Course

  • 8 oz. Lobster Tail w/ 8 oz. Filet
  • Jumbo Lump Crabcake w/ 8 oz. Filet

with Roasted Vegetables of the Day and your choice of Garlic Mashed Potatoes or Rigatoni Pomodoro

4th Course

  • Tiramisu
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake
  • Italian Rum Cake
  • Carrot Cake
  • Chocolate Decadent Cake


➤ Starting at 3:00pm – 4 Course Pasta Special for $27.95

1st Course

  • Garlic, Olive Oil & Rosemary Ciabatta Rolls
  • Grilled Italian Vegetable Antipasta

2nd Course

  • Romaine Tossed Salad – with House Dressing
  • Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons
  • Italian Wedding Soup

3rd Course (Choose One)

  • Cheese Ravioli with Meatball, Linguini & Shrimp Scampi,
  • Gnocchi with Meatball, Homemade Spaghetti with Meatball,  
  •  Garlic Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken,  Veal Parmigiana with Spaghetti,
  • Chicken Parmigiana with Spaghetti,
  • Linguini & Mussels (Red or White), Eggplant Parmigiana with Spaghetti,
  • Tortellini Alfredo with Peas, Mushrooms & Ham
  • Pappardelle with Pork Rib Ragu, or Linguini & Clams

4th Course (Choose One)

  • Crème Brulee
  • Cheesecake
  • Italian Rum Cake
  • Tiramisu
  • Chocolate Decadent Cake

➤ 10:00am-3:00pm ~ Brunch $24.95 / $17.95 children 10 & under

NJ State Sales Tax 6.625% & Gratuity for Parties of 6 or more 20% additional

Carving Station

  • Features Slow Roasted Certified Angus Prime Rib
  • Bone-In Steamship Ham with Tropical Pineapples
  • Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Fontina Cheese, Roasted Red Peppers, Broccoli Rabe wrapped with Crispy Pancetta

Made to Order Stations

  • Belgian Waffles with Whipped Cream
  • Fresh Strawberry & Blueberry Pancakes
  • French Toast with Warm Maple Syrup & Powdered Sugar
  • Omeletes with cheeses, bacon, ham, roasted peppers, Italian long hots, mushrooms, onions, tomato & Jersey asparagus
  • Grilled Italian Sausage & Sweet Peppers
  • Crisp Applewood Bacon
  • Fried Potatoes & Sweet Peppers


  • Large Half Moon Cheese Ravioli
  • Prosciutto & Fontina Pasta Purses with Peas, Prosciutto & Mushrooms in a Blush Vodka Sauce
  • Lobster Ravioli
  • Chicken Marsala with fresh Cremini Mushrooms
  • Stuffed Flounder with All Crab Imperial in a delicate crab alfredo sauce
  • Roasted Scottish Salmon in a scampi sauce
  • Fresh String Beans with extra virgin olive oil & garlic
  • Italian Wedding Soup
  • Lobster Bisque
  • Garlic & Rosemary Ciabatta Rolls


  • Classic Romaine Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons & Shaved Parmigiana
  • Fresh Spinach Salad with fresh strawberries, crumbled gorgonzola & candied walnuts drizzled with our signature warm sweet honey balsamic dressing
  • Fresh Cut Fruit Salad, Muffins, Danish, Mini Sticky Buns, Mini Turnovers, Miniature Pastries, Chocolate Decadent Cake & Strawberry Shortcake, Italian Rum Cake, Strawberry Cheesecake, Blueberry Cheesecake & Donuts
    Coffee & Juice

Our Services

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The Best Flavors of Italy
With a rich history and years of satisfied customers, DiPaolo’s is South Jersey’s #1 destination for authentic Italian food in a beautifully decorated atmosphere. We’re proud of our heritage in this community.

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Bring DiPaolo’s to You
We offer many delicious options that are perfect for any business meeting, event or party—serving as many as you need. We’ll handle the food, which mean less work for you and more smiles for your guests!

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Host an Event

Want to Party With Us?
Our staff is ready to help you plan a special event (on or off-site). Our facilities provide a uniquely elegant space to gather with others for a business meeting, event, or other get-together.

2019 Entertainment

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  • November 15th – Se7en Band
  • November 16th – All Souled Out
  • November 22nd – Back@ It
  • November 23rd – La Compt
  • November 27th – All Souled Out
  • November 29th – Smalltown Throwdown
  • November 30th – Coast to Coast
  • December 6th – 99 Reasons
  • December 7th – The Red Hotts
  • December 13th – Seven the Band
  • December 14th – Fish out of Water
  • December 20th – The Deck Band
  • December 21st – The Loop
  • December 27th – Back @ It
  • December 28th – Cheers the Band
  • December 31st – Goody Blue Shoes

Great Italian food-Awesome Patio

Great place for Italian food. We frequently go here for the best food around South Jersey. The new patio outside is great for cocktails and dinner. I have tried many dishes and never had a bad a meal. Antipasto comes with every dinner and the helpings enough for 2 dinners.

Bill F
Swedesboro, New Jersey

Great Happy Hour!

Visited recently with friends for happy hour and really enjoyed ourselves! Happy hour drink prices were great and along with a 2 drink purchase they included a great buffet. Buffet included meatballs and pasta, baked bone-in chicken, chicken fingers, sausage and peppers, hot roast beef, hot roast pork, and pizza! Everything was really tasty and the employees were friendly! I’ll definitely be back! The pizza by the way was incredible!

Collingswood, New Jersey

Very nice experience

They’ve expanded to form an outside garden type space for eating. But even before that wise expansion, the place was quite nice. Such tasty food, nice menu options, they know how to prepare appetizers such as calamari, and of course wines. This is topped of with attentive service. As with most restaurants that I like, I try to only go there infrequently, lest it feel boring.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Great Lunch

We received a gift card after my husband purchased a new truck from Pointe GMC we went down to get the plates and decided to use our gift card for a fantastic lunch and I had a Sangria, service was wonderful so sad its quite a drive from our house or or we would be regulars

Runnemede, New Jersey

2 Dinners on the Deck & another get together

We had so much fun out on the deck, on Sunday 4/7, that we went back with friends on 4/13. We had 2 great dinners, and a good time.

elmer, nj

Great Food

My husband and I have eaten here several times and we’ve never had a bad meal. On Tuesday you can order a lump crab cake sandwich with fries for $12.00. The crab cake is the best I have ever eaten. Solid crabmeat made into a baseball-size crab cake. Their burgers are freshly made and taste like they were cooked on a charcoal grill. Again, excellent. Dinner comes with an antipasti that is quite flavorful. They have daily specials that you can’t beat.


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Mon – Thurs
– 11:30am to 10pm
Fri & Sat – 11:30am to 1am
Sun – 10am to 9pm

28 South Broad Street
Penns Grove, NJ 08069