Went to Fascino's with another couple. Dinner was delicious. I wish, however, there were more salads to select from as an appetizer.
It was a Saturday night and the restaurant was very noisy. Our waitress was good, not great. Perhaps she had too many tables to tend to.
It is a BYOB, even though the website does not tell you that. Parking that night in Montclair was just awful, which put a damper on the evening right from the beginning.
But, the meal was worth it all.
I loved the food, wasn’t thrilled with the deserts. But still we do love Fascino.
Great quality, unique food served in a superior manner.
We celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, and new homes. The food was delicious and the service incredible! Will come again!
Everything was fantastic. I highly recommend doing the tasting menu.
Quiet ambiance where one can enjoy a good conversation and a pleasant meal. There are classic and modern/ unique Italian dishes. The service is top notch.
excellent service....my wedge salad with crumbled ricotta on it was pretty much dry...the good news is the ingredients were super fresh--romaine, tomatoes etc.--but it's like they forgot to dress it all! Halibut dish was in a mild broth with lots of fresh veggies under it--a decent meal but I was not blown away by it. In all fairness, I'm not a huge "fish person".
1st Wedding anniversary we originally booked at Ninety Acres and they cancelled on us last minute. Fascino luckily had availability and it was excellent highly recommend.
wonderful special occasion spot, or just the perfect night out! almost enough to make me move back to NJ from Maine!!
We decided to try the Tasting Menu. For me, the first two appetizers were delicious. The next two dishes I had were too salty. The pork saltimboca and broccoli rabe were so salty that I could not eat them. It was served with a cheesy spatzel that sounded like it would be wonderful but unfortunately was a cold gloppy lump.
My fried was luckier than I was with the food she ordered and loved everything.
The deserts were excellent.
The atmosphere was nice and the service excellent. The pace of the meal was just right, too.
Consistently excellent. Fabulous food and service. A wonderful dining experience
From the time we sat down and were greeted by our waiter I knew it would be a special evening. Cordial, and informative he helped and explained each plate as though he cooked them. Meal lived up to the hype. Smartly decorated and surprisingly large with multiple rooms gave the restaurant an intimate feel. My wife and I will definitely return!
We had a gift certificate to Fascino, otherwise we wouldn't consider spending 35 min driving to this restaurant. Excellent service, good food although nothing exceptional. Quite place, soft lighting. Wall decorations seemed out of place, they are more appropriate for a steakhouse in TX and not for an upscale Italian restaurant.
Food was excellent but the wait times were horrible. Took over one hour to get our appetizers. Will have to reconsider ever going back.
Everything was top notch
Our meal was delicious. Service impeccable.
Very good vegetarian testing menu. Service was great. We literally closed the restaurant😊. We were having such a good time that we did not realize that everyone is gone and staff was just waiting for us to close the restaurant. They did not give us rushed feeling at all. This is our fourth time there.
Took my 85 year old mother for a special birthday dinner before going to Bloomfield HS football game. A trip down memory lane as she’s alumni class of 1952. Fascino’s was a perfect spot for a lovely, absolutely delicious dinner!
We had an excellent dinner. We were there on a Thursday and the restaurant was not crowded. Service was very good. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.
Fascino never disappoints. Four of us had appetizers, entrees, and desserts and all were excellent. We never have had a bad meal here and we are always treated well.
Always outstanding! Never disappointed. Have been coming here for years and they continue to deliver high quality food.
It's been quite a while since I had dined at Fascino. They renovated in the process and the interior looks great. Still had that touch of elegance and intimacy I remember. It was good seeing a familiar face ( Pasquelina ) who has been working with the DePersio family for years. We were warmly greeted upon arrival and received excellent service throughout the night. Although a byob, they do provide nice stemware for your red or white wine; a very nice touch. The menu has evolved since last visit years ago-certainly for the better.
I was very pleased with the food and service at Fascino. They have managed to maintain a level consistency in their food and service that many restaurants can't seem to maintain.
Fascino is our favorite restaurant and in 16 years it has never disappointed us!
Excellent 5 star all the way. Halibut superb keep it on the menu. Parking is only difficulty. Consider valet
Our party sampled the tasting menu and were quite pleased with the selections. Our meals were well prepared and creatively presented. We've visited Fascino numerous times and the level of quality in both cuisine and services has never faulted.
Always a winner. Food and service excellent. Half portions of pasta very welcome.
Fascino is a real gem. My friend and I visited the restaurant on a moderately busy Wednesday evening. We were greeted warmly and immediately seated (had reservation). Although the menu is small, there is something for every palate. We started with the fig, ricotta, and mortadella appetizer which was well crafted and beautifully presented. Our entrees were the hanger steak and the pork chop. Both were cooked to perfection, well-seasoned, and thoughtfully accompanied by incredible side dishes and delectable sauces. The grand finale was the pistachio bread pudding which may actually be the best restaurant dessert I've ever eaten. Service was a little slow, given there were a number of empty tables. Ambiance was adequate. I do appreciate this is a BYOB so you can pair your outstanding meal with your favorite wine. The food was perfect making Fascino my new favorite restaurant.
First time and we will definitely go back! Food was truly delicious. Service was attentive and gracious. Very enjoyable experience.
The food was delicious! I had the crab stuffed zucchini flowers and the pork. One of the best meals I’ve had out in a long time. Finished it up with the lava cake. Brought our own wine that we enjoyed with great friends. A perfect evening!
I love this restaurant, and it continues to be one of my favorites... My only 2 complaints were 1) It took each course so long to come out that we actually had to get our dessert to go because we were ready to go home. 2) The music was a loud 90’s pop playlist. Don’t get me wrong, I sang along to every song. But it wasn’t what the vibe that you’d expect from that restaurant.
However, the food is so good, that these small issues would not keep me from returning.
The wait staff is overly accommodating but it takes a long time to get their attention when you actually need something. The food was average but nice environment. There is no parking
The gnocchi was light and served with the proper amount of sauce. The pork chop was perfectly seasoned
Lovely place to meet friends and enjoy a conversation. Absolutely loved the food. Emer F.
Terrible service. It took forever to get any attention: water, all the courses, everything was so slow. I complained at one point, and the waiter, who was very nice, apologized and comped us dessert and coffee.
The food was “OK”: the salad was tasty but very small, one dish was not hot enough, one was a bit under-seasoned....Not a great experience, and never again.
Not sure how this restaurant made a bunch of “Best Of...” lists.
The menu looked great though the food was a little underwhelming. It did take quite a while for the main course to arrive and towards the end the waitress seem to lose interest in us.
Our server Sergio was great, however, it took over an hour for our food to come out.
My wife and I have never been disappointed in spending an evening at Fascino.From the appetizers to the main course every morsel was devoured. That left little room for dessert but we did our best to enjoy Cynthia's incredible Peach Croustade with Caramel Gelato. Another great evening at a great restaurant.
Great celebratory meal. Hosts & wait staff were very solicitous. Food was delicious. Will def be back!