You’ve got a rumbling belly and a craving for good Italian food. Looking for some amazing antipasto near your Old Bridge, NJ, rental? Lucky you, there are tons of choices!

Starting with Cafe Luna’s, a lovely, modern restaurant on Route 9N. This eatery is a transplant from New York City, and it shows in the quality of the cuisine. The food is fresh – from the farm or sea – and authentically Italian. You’ll find the menu full of your standing favorites like fettucine alfredo to newer things to try such as Red Snapper Marechiara. Luna also has a room for private parties and can provide catering services to your event. The restaurant comes highly recommended.

Another great Italian option is the Trattoria Ravello on Texas Road in Old Bridge (there’s a location in Englishtown, too).  This restaurant boasts a complete menu — from pizza to sub sandwiches to traditional Italian entrees. If you’re looking for your Philly fix near your Old Bridge NJ rental, this is the place to go — cheesesteaks are on the menu. The food is delicious, but more than that the service is highly praised. Customers recommend visiting based on the service as well as the food. Of course, the size and decor add to the experience too.

La Cucina Nouveau — the New Kitchen — is another Italian eatery near your Old Bridge , NJ, rental. This restaurant does not serve alcohol … but if you want a glass of wine (or other libation), there’s a liquor store in the same shopping center as the restaurant. Their menu is straight-up Italian – no Americanizations here! You’ll find favorites such as Pollo Rustichella, Misto di Carne Brasata, and Fettuccine Bolognese, along with appetizers like Panzanella, Calamari, and Prosciutto & Mozzarella. Bring a bottle of red, or a bottle of white, and you’ll be straight out a scene of an Italian restaurant.

For those looking to get out of their Old Bridge, NJ, rental to find some of the best Italian food in central New Jersey, start with these three. The food is as good as your Italian grandmother used to make.