5100 Rutherford Road
Basilico Ristorante is an Italian restaurant located on Islington and Rutherford. What Basilico does best is cook in their Wood Burning Oven. Now, I am not talking just pizzas though.(Although their pizzas are thin-crust and AMAZING, and have over 18 pizza choices, and you can get them done as a calzone as well) Basilico prepares some assorted meat dishes in their Wood Burning Oven, including their 14oz Rib-eye, a 16oz veal chop, their sausage and rapini dish and finally some Australian French cut Lamb chops. It just tastes better cooked in the Wood Burning Oven! Basilico also serves up Pasta and Risotto Dishes, and has whole wheat pasta options for those looking for it. Finally, they have an Meat and Fish section of the menu that offers, Veal, Chicken, Salmon and other seafood dishes, just ask for the daily specials. Basilico also offers one of the best Wine lists in town. They have a wide selection of Reds from all over Italy, and all over the world including the wines from France, Canada, USA and Australia. So come on down and check out Basilico and enjoy their Wood Burning Oven offerings!
You have to try some of their dishes from their Wood Burning Oven. Their Veal Chop is delicious, but if you are looking for something lighter go for one their 18 delicious pizzas!