Italian by Night
Italian by Night is an urban Italian restaurant and bar with a cuisine focused on combining imported Italian ingredients with local seasonal ingredients. We use old world techniques in a modern kitchen.
4 - 9 pm (kitchen closes)
Thursday to Saturday:
4 - 10 pm (kitchen closes)
We had a wonderful evening - great table placement, food was delicious, ambiance was casual and comfortable and the staff were very attentive. Thanks. We will be back.
The service was very good, but the tiramisu was overly sweet so I did not enjoy it. We also didn't like how noisy the room was, feels more like inside a bar than a restaurant, we had to raise our voices to hear each other. The personnel is very nice and attentive though.
Have been here twice and loved it both times. IBN is a great place to go for a date night or special dinner. First time we had the Calamari, Osso Buco and Chicken Parmesan. Both fabulous. Last time we had the bruschetta, the seafood risotto and spaghetti and meatballs. Also excellent. Please bring back the Chicken Parmesan! Our fav place in Saint John.
IBN is a regular dining destination for us, and it always delivers. Consistently excellent.
The service was great! Our waitress was welcoming and agreed to take pictures of us indoors and out!
The food was top of the line! Very tasty!
Love this restaurant but, was disappointed with all the flies around our table. We were a seating of eight in the front window, some of whom were guests from out of town. We had many flies swarming around the window, and our table and, landing on our food and in our drinks.
Absolutely one of the best Italian meals I have had anywhere! Innovative takes on classics, great wine list and superb staff. Don't miss a chance to dine here!
Very nice meal. Very attentive to dietary needs. Food was delicious.
From the moment we arrived and were led to a lovely table by the window, our experience was first class.
Our server George Steeves was knowledgeable and personable providing just the right degree of attentiveness.
We shared an anti-pasta. a salad and two main courses and each one was prepared and presented in an outstanding manner.
We highly recommend Italian By Night and even though we live about an hour away, we will be dining there again!!
Our 1st time there. Good Service and the food was Great!. Will definitely go there again!
Best meal ever. Will be back. Atmosphere wonderful. Excellent staff. Good menu...
Liane was the perfect server - there when you needed her, kept us informed, let us eat at our own pace, and knew which menu items would fit our GF requirements.
The food was tasty and plentiful and the company was amazing! Thanks!
Absolutely loved it, food was great and our waitress Ashley was very knowledgeable and provided great service. Would definately recommend thus restaurant to anyone who asks. Well priced meals.
We enjoyed our experience, as always. Friends from Ontario were impressed. We appreciated the discrete birthday acknowledgement. No singing servers, just bubbly. Our server was very personable. And we were not pressured to leave. We were able to finish our conversation in comfort even though the staff were preparing for the next day.
Love coming to Italian by Night! Every time I go I come out full and satisfied. Their espresso beverages are phenomenal and pair very nicely with most of their desserts (I have a cappuccino and tiramisu). My favorite part is the serving size of food! Enough to give you a good taste and a full belly, but you won't be left feeling disgustingly full.
Small family get together in a place that seems like it has always been a part of Saint John...great atmosphere and even better food, staff make you feel like you are having dinner with your closest friends....love this place...
From the time our reservation was excepted to the time we left your doors to your restaurant we had an amazing time. Perrythe bartender and Lydia our hostess made the whole evening so enjoyable. Our friends were from out of town ,first time coming to Italian by night. We have been with your restaurant every second Friday with friends. We expected nothing less than a terrific evening with great food ,staff and decor .Your service and hospitality and food never fail us. Thank you again for such an enjoyable time every time we walk through your door sincerely ElvaRose Dickie
Very nice spot.Nice music,easy to have a conversation.Great atmosphere.Awsome food,The very best waitress,who was friendly,knowledgeable and added to a magnificent evening..
Outstanding service from our waiter who made sure to go above and provide great information during our time at the restaurant. Menu was original and different from other restaurant.
My wife and I and our two children (10 & 12) went to Italian By Night for my wife’s birthday and it was truly spectacular. The ambience was perfect, service was impeccable and the food was delicious. I can not wait until we visit again!!
Great meal and service!
This was our first time at this new location. We made a reservation about a week in advance and didn’t have trouble getting the times we wanted. Our server was great, very knowledgeable and professional. I love the interior and how they kept a few of the Bustin furniture items. The food delivery was quite slow, so don’t come in expecting a quick in and out. I had a halibut special and it was delicious. Food arrives hot and very well presented. A friend had a tenderloin special and was surprised at the small portion of starch given Overall our experience was very good, the food was delicious however a bit pricy for the amount given. Pasta dishes seem more plentiful
Highly recommend. Excellent food, service and atmosphere. One of Saint John's, even Atlantic Canada's best.
Fantastic place to dine, great food in a comfortable surroundings.
Great food and service. Thank you.
Totally disappointed. Had to sit on the bar although early Reservation.
Food was 'artificial' nothing to do with italian cuisine. Would recommend to send the cook for 2 months to Italy !!!!! All in all a bad experience.
Very nice meal, great service, really enjoyed the open kitchen concept.
The food was delicious as always!
Amazing food. Amazing fresh authentic ingredients. Desserts were delicious. Service was friendly and knowledgeable. Can't wait to go back.
Excellent service and the food is outstanding! Never disappointed when we dine at Italian by Night.
Love this restaurant. Great atmosphere , excellent service and fantastic food.
Another lovely meal at IbN. Great service by Lydia and trainee Courtney- very knowledgable and friendly. We arrived at 6 and by 6:30-7 it was hopping and we could no longer hear the music. We were a table of six yet had no trouble carrying on a conversation. All in all a restaurant full of people just enjoying a night out😊
Fun restaurant with great staff and good food. Open concept and seating inspires conversation and people watching. Lots of fun will go back many times.
We had a wonderful time - great food and excellent service!!
Love, love, love IbN. Food and service is always top notch.
Italian by night is my favorite restaurant in Saint John. The food is always good, the ambiance is very cosmopolitan. Always great service. Love the hot face cloths! The only criticism I have and I don't know if there is a fix but if it's busy and you are seated at middle tables it can be quite loud and hard to hear each other talk. I like perimeter seating.
Italian by Night is quickly becoming Saint John's Premiere Italian cuisine restaurant. Our server Mallory was very knowledgable, helpful, and attentive. The food was, as we'd come to expect, nothing short of spectacular, and very well presented.
Thanks again for a wonderful dining experience!
our waiter , Parry, was a spitfire, ball of fire, entertaining. Very thorough and detailed in his approach to the customer.
The place was very busy. Service was very good and quick, but with there was a kid running around and people at tables with ball caps backwards which was not what I expected. Maybe it was just too early (6:30 pm Friday).
The appetizers were amazing (risotto balls and beet salad) and the main dishes (House-made pasta, baby clams, grape tomatoes, pancetta, garlic, white wine, parsley, fresh focaccia) as well as the Ravioli of the day were very good. We had the Italian bread pudding laced with chocolate, drizzled with warm butterscotch sauce and Maldon sea salt flakes for dessert which was fantastic.
Our server was bilingual and very courteous. Overall, the meal was worth the drive from Moncton.
It was lovely to have time with my husband during a busy week. The waitress was efficient.