Pizza >Nauna's Bella Casa
Everybody in town goes to Nauna's.
I'm so glad Nauna's is in Montclair! Where I used to live there was also a place that it seemed everybody went to and you would always see friends at a nearby table when you were eating. Nauna's is just like that in Montclair, whenever we go we see neighbors or other parents with their kids that I recognize from my kids classes. The atmosphere is casual, the prices are really reasonable and the food is great(especially the pastas), it's a perfect balance for a family restaurant.
Another thing I like about the place is that they always seem to be doing something community-related and that is important to me as I'm one of those people that get involved in local events and fundraisers. I was there last Tuesday and the place was packed and I asked them what was going on and was told that they were donating 20% of the days receipts to a local school that needed to raise money for a new program, that's great community involvement. As long as the food and service continues to be great, Nauna's will get my business as long as I live in Montclair.
The atmosphere is friendly, casual, relaxed. The staff, from the moment you walk in the door, is accommodating and friendly. THe menu is varied, and not HUGE (and this is a good thing-I hate going to places where the menu is like 8 pages).
Great for families, great to bring a date. Come down and enjoy.
Oh - I almost forgot, very easy on your wallet.
Fabulous time at Nauna's!. I'm from South Jersey and went to Nauna's for a family members birthday party. There was about 60 of us and they took care of us like we were family! The food was delicious and plentiful and the wait staff was sooo nice I think we ended up leaving about a 40%tip! They deserved it because they took care of our every need. I just wanted to give a thumbs up for Nauna's. Anyone looking for a place to host a family gathering and live in the area should consider this place, they do a great job.
The Food & Service is amazing!. I have been going to Nauna's for years and it never disappoints and keeps getting better. You can stop by for a slice of incredible pizza or a sandwich or choose to have a more formal dinner in the dining room area. Regardless, you will not be disappointed - the food is just delicious. Amazing food, friendly staff, BYOB, reasonable prices, PARKING, what more can you ask for! For anyone who has not been there, you need to try it... You'll thank me later!
Wow, great place!. I've lived in Montclair for a few years but never tried Nauna's. I wasn't avoiding the place, I just had gotten into the habit of going to other Montclair restaurants because there are many good places. My friends wanted to go out and one of them recomended Nauna's so we had a table of 8 meet there on Wednesday. I'm soo happy I went there! The food was awesome (everyone agreed) and the prices were really resonable. We brought a couple of bottles of wine so we didn't order any drinks but $137.00 for 8 people and we all had appetizers, dinners & desserts? Awesome! It wouldn't be worth it if the food was bad, but that wasn't the case at all. I had stuffed rigatoni in vodka sauce with peas and fresh mozzarella for dinner, fried calamari for an appetizer and cheesecake for dessert and everything was wonderful. The dining room (in the back)is really well decorated and the tables aren't right on top of each other so you don't feel like the table next to you is listening to everything you say. Everthing about the night was really good, we'll be back for sure!
Best Pizza Around!. Nauna's had the best sicillian pizza in town. They are also the only place that has whole wheat crust that actually tastes good and not like cardboard with sauce in it. I usually only get pizza there but the few times I ordered pasta it was very good also. The sauce wasn't watery and the pasta was firm and not overcooked. (Not like the pasta they sell at Enzo's next door to Nauna's, I made that mistake once!) The big parking lot is also a bonus when you want to make a quick pick up and not have to search for a parking space.
Nauna's is the BEST!. I have been bringing the family to Nauna's for about 12 years (since they were at their previous location across the street) so I can speak with experience here. Nauna's has really good everyday food; pizza, pasta, salads, dinners etc. and they are all reasonably priced. The owner, Tommy is always gratious and seems to really care about his customers and that's important in any restaurant, but particularly in a local family-restaurant with lots of families and repeat customers like Nauna's has. So often my husband and I know half the patrons in the dining room when we get there and that's part of the atmosphere you get there, a real "family" feel to it. If you haven't been there you should at least give it a try, Nauna's does a really good job that's probably why they are so busy all the time.
Great Pizza & Pasta!. Nauna's really is a great place for the family. There are delicious dishes for adults, kids sized pasta chioces and great pizza. They really understand what a family wants in a restaurant. The wait staff is friendly and the portions are very generous (we usually take home as much as we eat) they have a wide variety of dinners from $9.00 to up to $20 for steaks & seafood entrees. Everyone I know in town eats there, Nauna's is practally a landmark in Montclair for the past 30 years.
Food was amazing at Naunas!! Montclair best Italian YUM. First off, I'd like to say that we found this wonderful restaurant online. I saw rave reviews about it & decided to give it a try...boy, we sure made the right choice that night!! When we arrived we were greeted by someone who actually cared which table she was placing us at (A lot of restaurants don't, they just say "Follow me") We sat in the Piazza room which was just beautiful. Nice & clean with pretty decor & all of the staff working seemed to be doing such a good job. Fast paced yet accurate....everyone was so polite as well!! We ordered two house salads which came with the most amazing Italian dressing I think I've ever had!!! Everything we ordered was amazing...From the stuffed mushrooms down to the Eggplant Parm ;) YUM. You can tell that the food is fresh and they take pride in the business they own. Even the friggin soda's taste clean & fresh (Which we all know some places they come flat sometimes) Everything & I mean everything was more than we expected that night. Raymond came over to greet us & ask how everything was and we couldn't of been happier. We came back a week later (I didn't know it would be that busy so we showed without a reservation.....OUR fault, and they still treated us great) I think we may have found a new favorite restaurant!!! ;) Thanks Naunas!
Good food, but horrible service for delivery. Ordered a pizza from here couple of times based on great reviews. Lets just say he pizza is very lacking a quality crust and their food could be more flavorful. Great food for people with no sense of taste and want o be lulled to sleep with mediocre quality. Both times it was cold and flavor was lacking. The male who sometimes answers the phone is quite rude and needs a lesson in professionalism and manners. Hopefully heis proactive about reading his reviews, but then again, this seems like a place that might build up their own hype. If they were a bit nicer, the delivery guys would make out better for tips.
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