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!

Every Wednesday
Starting at 4pm

Dinner For 2 With A Bottle Of Wine & Dessert
 + tax

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

2 For $59.95
Every Wednesday starting at 4pm

2 Dinners, 1 Bottle Of Wine From Di Paolo’s Wine Cellar and 2 Desserts

Dinners Include House Antipasto & Bread Served Family Style & 2 Individual Tossed Salads With Our House Dressing

Dinner Choices:

Spaghetti Carbonara With Crispy Pancetta & Sweet Peas

Hand-Cut Gnocchi & Meatballs Or House Ravioli & Meatballs

Chicken Parm & Spaghetti – Veal Parm & Spaghetti

Eggplant Parm & Spaghetti

Linguini & Clams – White Wine Sauce

Linguini & Mussels (Spicy Red Or White)

Fettucini Alfredo With Chicken Or Shrimp

Linguini & Shrimp Scampi

Tortolloni Alfredo With Mushrooms-Sausage-Sweet Peas

Penne Alla Vodka With Pancetta & Sweet Peas

Flounder Francese Style With Shrimp
Garlic Mashed Potato & Roasted Asparagus 

Pan-Seared Bronzino & Shrimp Over Risotto
In A Lemon White Wine Sauce With Cherry Tomato, Basil, & Chick Peas 

Roasted Mediterranean Salmon
Sundried Tomato & Lemon White Wine Caper Sauce With Garlic Mashed Potato & Asparagus

Dessert Choices:


Limoncello Mascarpone Cake

Chocolate Temptation Cake

Strawberry Cheesecake

Pistachio Cheesecake

Italian Rum Cake


Wine Selections

Canale Pinot Grigio, Italy

Lc Villa Emilia Bianco Sauvignon Blanc, Italy

Vite Colte La Gatta Moscato D’asti ’20, Italy

Extravaganza Valeria Moscato Peach, Italy

Extravaganza Giulia Moscato Strawberry, Italy

Beringer White Zinfandel, Ca

Forestville Chardonnay, Ca

Montepulciano Di Abruzzo, Italy – Red, Bold, & Structured

Castellani Chianti Classico Reserva ’16, Italy – Red, Savory, & Classic

Lc Villa Pinot Noir Emilia ’19, Italu

Chacabuco Malbec Mendoza, Argentina – Rich, Red, & Intense

Tinazzi Dugalca De Rocchi ’18, Italy – Cabernet/Merlot Blend

Forestville Cabernet, Ca

Forestville Merlot, Ca

Local Heritage Winery Wines

Jersey Red

Jersey Blueberry

Jersey Peach

Jersey White

Local Tomasello Winery Moscato

Salted Caramel Moscato

Blackberry Moscato

Cranberry Moscato

Monday, September 20

Scotch & Cigar Dinner On The Patio
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

Tuesday, October 26

7-Course Wine Tasting
$99 + tax, per person

Pre-Book Tonight & Pay $89 Per Person Plus Tax

Course 1
Roasted Beet & Romaine Salad, Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, Fresh Sliced Oranges and Walnuts with House Italian Dressing

Course 2
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup – Pureed  with a touch of Cream

Course 3
Orecchiette Pasta with Sausage & Broccoli Rabe with Roasted Garlic & Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano & a touch of Crushed Red Pepper

Course 4
Eggplant Rollatini Stuffed with House Ricotta & topped with Roasted Roma Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, & Smoked Mozzarella Cheese

Course 5
Pan-Seared Bronzino over Risotto with Cherry Tomato, Shrimp, Basil, & a Chick Pea Lemon White Wine Caper Sauce


Course 6
Grilled Tuscan Ribeye Steak  with Garlic Butter,  Shitake Mushrooms and Sweet Vidalia Onions
Yukon Whipped Mashed Potato  with Grilled Scallions & RoastedVegetables

Course 7
Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake
Creamy Cheesecake infused with Pumpkin, topped with flavorful caramel andpralines sitting on top of a buttery graham cracker crust

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

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