PARAMUS, N.J. -- It’s a simple question: “What’s the most DVlicious Italian restaurant in the county?”
What's the Best Italian Restaurant in Bergen County?
Bazzarelli Ristorante & Pizzeria, Moonachie
Biagio’s Ristorante, Paramus
Trattoria Il Cafone, Lyndhurst
Paisanos Ristorante, Rutherford
Ragazzi Restaurant And Lounge, Norwood
Sounds straightforward, right? But with a dizzying array of options – everything from old-school red sauce joints to modern takes on Grandma’s homemade cooking to trattorias with gourmet pizzas -- the answer can be hard to answer.
We asked for your favorites; five have been narrowed down as part of our contest and those finalists are being profiled this week.
Voting continues until 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.
Grab a fork, read on, and let your fingers do the clicking. The winner will receive a framed DVlicious certificate as well as the pride in knowing it offers a taste of Italy close to home.
What Makes It Pasta Perfect: This family-owned eatery serves home-style Italian classics alongside contemporary daily specials. The chef is also known for accommodating customer's dietary needs. That means gluten-free pasta and any other substitutions.
Worth Special Mention: The wine list features more than 150 hand-picked vintages from around the world. Need something to drink to? The entire restaurant and bar were renovated in February, 2016.