Gloucester City is a city in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 11,456, reflecting a decline of 28 (-0.2%) from the 11,484 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 1,165 (-9.2%) from the 12,649 counted in the 1990 Census. It is located directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia and the Port of Philadelphia.
Things to do in Gloucester City
5 based on 1 reviews
Giovanni and Concetta Varallo are honored to welcome you to RISTORANTE PESTO. Our meals are prepared in the finest Authentic Italian Tradition, using only the freshest, highest quality ingredients available. Chef Giovanni Varallo's and Chef Maria Varallo-Facenda's care, dedication and attention to detail transform every dish into a work of art. We hope your stay with us is a "Dining Experience."
We had dinner here on a Tuesday night and good thing we made reservations as they were very busy. We were warmly greeted by the owner/hostess and seated on arrival. We started with the portobello mushrooms with melted cheeses and rose sauce. Unique and very good. Bread was also brought to the table. Butter and Olive oil - but no balsamic vinegar. We also had bruschetta, antipasto, and marinated carrots. My wife had the special - lobster and seafood with cavatelli pasta in a rose sauce and I had the Vitello Mare e Monti, veal medallions with jumbo shrimp, prosciutto with cheese and a mushroom demiglasse. Everything was great, timed well and the service was very good. A real bonus was being able to bring our own wine which they allow and do not charge a corkage fee. This makes for a great meal at a very reasonable total cost. My wife appreciated they left the small bowl of parmigiana-reggiano cheese on the table when the main courses were served. We shared a chocolate lovers cake for dessert that was very good. Overall this was a great dinner in a warm atmosphere at very good prices.
4 based on 103 reviews
Yet another truly enjoyable dinner at Max’s. All the many times we have been here we left fully satisfied. They just changed the menu a few days ago and the food is great. The presentation and the service were flawless this time. The prices for a bottle of wine reasonable.
5 based on 59 reviews
Del Buono's changed hands a few years ago but the new owner kept a lot of the charm of the place. It is an old-time bakery for rolls and buns (though they add more sweets all the time and their sticky buns are sooo good). There is a big oven that you can watch the rolls exiting, and conveyor belts that run around the store which transport the rolls.The prices are fantastic and you can't beat a roll still warm from baking.
4.5 based on 381 reviews
Informal BYOB Italian eatery where the emphasis is on the traditional homestyle Italian cooking. Managed by Angelo Lutz, Philly's original Kitchen Consigliere, and located in Collingswood, NJ
Everyone is friendly and inviting...but Tiffany is my favorite. You would think she is a member of the family with the way she interacts with you and your table. Everything on the menu is wonderful. Each dish better than the next. Make sure to listen to the specials. No matter what you choose you will NOT be disappointed. It's an old school restaurant with a modern twist with old school values and top notch staff. You will not be able to clean your plate, as the portions are huge. Don't miss the opportunity to eat hear. If it is crowded, which it is often, because, yes it is that good, it can be a bit loud/noisy, but this is typical of old style Italian culture. Just like Sunday dinner at home growing up.
5 based on 955 reviews
Very creative and tasty fried dough made daily. Light and not greasy with flavourful fillings and toppings. While expensive for donuts, better value than the new kids on the blocks dishing up pseudo-KFC as well - tastier also. Second best in the area after Phatso's.
4.5 based on 8 reviews
I made two visits to this market one on Saturday and one on Monday.
I have been to many markets here and in Europe but this market has it's very own flavour.
There are many stalls with groceries and meats but I got the impression that this market is all about eating. I had a Philly steak sandwich one day and a Turkey sandwich another day, both were top notch. I also tried the new donut stall which was lined up both times I was there. I am old fashioned so I had a jelly filled donut and it was the best I have ever had.
The one thing I noticed was how clean the market was and there were no bad smells. I saw a person drop paper from their lunch and within a few seconds someone was in cleaning it up. There was staff watching the garbage cans to make sure they did not get filled up and overflow.
The washrooms are clean and well maintained.
There is lots of people watching and even though the crowds were pushing and shoving there was only good humour.
I loved the experience and the food!
4.5 based on 254 reviews
Lovely little restaurant with too many seats. Could not get decent space to position my chair - was always looking out for wait staff going by. Our table should never had been set up.
Menu read really well, all the right dishes with average flavor. Being a BYOB and charging very reasonable prices makes a decent place to go to. Choose your seat carefully - don't get stuck in the middle of the restaurant.
4.5 based on 31 reviews
Had a bit of an uneven experience here in the spring but decided to give it another go and so glad I did. Service as always is attentive and friendly. Food was very good this time and at a reasonable price. I had the arancini app which was delicious and chose the chicken francaise for my entree. The chicken was so tasty and the side of pasta was cooked perfectly. Also the bottle of wine special couldn't be beat for the price. Will definitely be back!
4.5 based on 142 reviews
My son chose the restaurant, having never eaten there before. The sushi menu was very limited and lacked imagination. The fish was fresh and tasty. The soft shell crab appetizer (a special) was very tasty. We were a group of 9 and the waitresses were very attentive and friendly.
4.5 based on 229 reviews
This bakery has an excellent choice of baked goods. I opted for a pecan bar, limoncello and chocolate mousse cakes. The young lady deliberately tied my box and I was off, delaying gratification. The carefully prepared box would make a nice gift. However, I had other plans. Later, these treats were devoured especially the cakes. If you're so inclined, you can add some chocolates directly across fromTermini Brothers.
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