DiPaolo’s Italian Restaurant

Bringing 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.

Daily Hours

Monday – Closed
Tuesday –
11am to 10pm
Wednesday –
11am to 10pm
Thursday – 11am to 10pm
Friday – 11am to 11pm
Saturday – 11am to 11pm
Sunday – 11am to 9pm

Save the Date!

Thursday, August 12,

All you can eat Prime Rib & Shrimp Buffet
One Night Only!
$49.95 + tax, per person


  • Garlic & Oil Bay Shrimp, Shrimp Cocktail

Pasta Station:

  • Pastas made to order with shrimp, vegetables, & assorted sauces
  • Hot Buffet Line Includes:
  • Eggplant Parmigiana, Large Cheese Ravioli, Gnocchi, Meatballs, Chicken Marsala, Roasted Vegetables, Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Carving Station:

  • Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Au Jus

Hot Buffet Line Includes:

  • Eggplant Parmigiana
  • Large Cheese Ravioli
  • Gnocchi, Meatballs
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Roasted Vegetables
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Salad Stations:

  • Caesar Salad
  • Mixed Green Tossed Salad
  • Strawberry Salad w/ Gorgonzola & Sweet Walnuts
  • Garlic & Rosemary Ciabatta Rolls

Live Band on the Patio at 7pm

Drink & Dessert Specials all night long

Call to make your reservation 856-299-4645

Saturday, August 14 11:30am-4pm

Old Fashioned Pig Roast
$12.95 + tax, per sandwich

With a choice of Broccoli Rabe, Roasted Red Peppers, Italian Long Hots, & Sharp Provolone Cheese

Includes: Old Bay Fries & Pasta Sandwich

Beverages: Drink & Beer Specials all day long

Monday, September 13,

Di Paolo’s 7-Course Wine & Food Tasting, Featuring Wines Of The World
$99 + tax, per person

7 Wines From All Over The World Matched With Each Food Course

Course 1
Antipasto Rustico
Fellino Salami, Prosciutto Di Parma, Capicolo, Soppressata, Prima Donna Cheese, Leonora Cheese, Bleu Des Basques Cheese, Fresh Fig, Walnuts, & Crostini
Paired With Sofia Brut Rose

Course 2
Imported Burrata & Heirloom Tomatoes
Smoked Sea Salt, Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Pine Nut Pesto, & Balsamic Reduction Over Arugula
Paired With Diamond Pinot Grigio

Course 3
Roasted Peppper & Tomato Bisque
With A Hint Of Rosemanry & Garlic Aioli
Paired With Diamond Merlot

Course 4
Homemade Fettucini Pasta & Braised Short Rib
In A Veal, Lamb, & Pork Bologenese Ragu
Paired With Diamond Santa Barbara Pinot Noir

Course 5
Baked Chilean Sea Bass Over Broccoli Rabe
Topped With Colossal Crabmeat In A Delicate Crab Cream Sauce
Paired With Diamond Chardonnay


Course 6
Filet Mignon
Shitake Mushroom & Roasted Pepper Gorgonzola Cream Sauce
Over Garlic Yukon Whipped Mashed Potato & Grilled Asparagus
Paired With Diamond Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon

Course 7
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Layered With Kahlua, Nutella Chocolate Mousse, & Shaved Almonds
With A Piece Of Warm Fresh Jersey Peach Cobbler
Paired With Sofia Blanc De Blancs

Wines Are Available For Sale At A Reduced Special Event Pricing

Call 856-299-4645 To Book Your Reservation Today!

Monday, September 20

Please RSVP: 856-299-4645
$99 + Tax & Gratuity

Buffet Style Dinner

  • Hand Carved Prime Rib with Horseradish Au Jus
  • Large Shrimp (Garlic Old Bay Cocktail)
  • Yukon Whippef Mashed Potatoes
  • Jersey Tomato & Cucumber Salad
  • Grilled Italian Vegetable Antipasta Station with Cured Meats & Mixed Cheeses
  • Garlic & Rosemary Ciabatta Rolls
  • Assorted Miniature Cannolis, Cream Puffs & Eclairs


  • 1 Pour of Each: Glenfiddich 12, Glenfiddich 14 Bourbon Barrel Reserve, Glenfiddich 15 Solera & Glenfiddich 21 Gran Reserva
  • 2 Cigars Per Person
  • Cigar Cutters
  • Lighters

Scotch & Cigar Night - Monday Sept. 20 at 6pm

Our Services

Empty restaurant with bright sun-lit window in back


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.

Catered table filled with assorted trays of food


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!

Filled tables inside the restaurant

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.

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.


Purchase a Gift Card

Gift Cards for DiPaolo’s are fabulous gift items, rewards or give-aways for special occasions or promotions. You pick the amount!


Monday – Closed
Tuesday –
11am to 10pm
Wednesday –
11am to 10pm
Thursday – 11am to 10pm
Friday – 11am to 11pm
Saturday – 11am to 11pm
Sunday – 11am to 9pm

28 South Broad Street
Penns Grove, NJ 08069