RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH: Scalini Fedeli
Scalini Fedeli in Chatham has recently been named as New Jersey’s most romantic restaurant!
The quiet and scenic town of Chatham still offers its residents a variety of things to do. Main Street in Downtown is lined with small businesses containing an old fashioned feel from a simpler time. The Jacob Morrell house along this street dates back to the 18th century and is now known as Scalini Fedeli, an Italian restaurant.
“The upscale Italian eatery has topped the distinction of Most Romantic Restaurant from The Daily Meal, which honored one restaurant from each of the 50 states,” according to an article written by Katie Kausch called “Scalini Fedeli Named NJ’s Most Romantic Restaurant In New List.”
Why Scalini Fedeli?
Scalini Fedeli is truly a gem and will exceed your highest expectations for aesthetic and taste. You’ll be amazed to learn that the restaurant originally opened its doors in 1995 inside of a 260 year old farmhouse. Which explains the high vaulted ceilings, rustic feel, wood flooring, vintage decor, and intimate atmosphere. Evoking a “distinctly Tuscany feel.”
The cuisine at Scalini Fedeli is a mix between modern Italian and French. With a total of 1146 reviews on OpenTable, Scalini Fedeli has a 4.7 rating overall with a 4.8 for its food. Here’s what some are saying about Scalini Fedeli restaurant:
- “This is the first time I’m giving 5`s across the board! What an amazing dining experience. The food is uniquely outstanding with a lot of complexity. Can’t wait to return!”
- “Spectacular in every respect. Exceptional food, romantic ambience, and extremely pleasant and accommodative wait staff. Scalini Fedeli never lets us down. Can’t wait to be back!”
- “Scalini Fedeli is a long-time favorite! Had lunch here to celebrate an anniversary. Service was excellent! Our waiter was attentive, and paced our meal perfectly for a leisurely lunch. He even lit a candle in our dessert, much to our surprise.”
- “The best restaurant in NJ. The most incredible sauces on their pastas and entrees. Mushroom ravioli, veal zingers, pork cutlet, banana tart, tiramisu are not to be missed!”
Second Location in NYC
Hundreds of impeccable customer reviews and a second location in New York City, Scalini Fedeli is a place you want to visit. Go celebrate a birthday with friends, a special anniversary with your partner, or stop-by for a romantic dinner when you want to relax and unwind. Michael Cetrulo’s menu contains a plethora or options for guest and a rich palate to choose from. It’s hard to get disappointed here.
When work is busy or parenting gets tough… it’s okay to take a break. Find a babysitter you can trust and treat yourself with a scrumptious dinner at Scalini Fedeli. Why wait to travel to Italy when you can experience the Tuscany “feel” close to home!
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