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.
Salty food ...white pizza, lasagna...love the place but too 🧂
I was pleased to have my lifelong friend from Fredericton visit and treat her dinner at my favourite place for her Birthday. Never disappointed and I’ll have the pleasure to go again this coming week
We had our meal at the bar and everything was wonderful as always. The only reason I put service at less than outstanding was that it was a little slower than usual as it was very busy and there was just one bartender on. It did give us more time to talk and to sip our wine though!
Our first visit and we will definitely be back. Started with calamari. It was lightly battered served on a tangy red sauce. Delicious. I then had a pasta dish with shrimp. Very good with shrimp that were tender and juicy and not over cooked as they so often are. My husband had one of the specials which was beef also pinkish red in the middle as he requested. The tiramisu for dessert was the perfect finish. Our wait staff was a lovely gal. She was knowledgeable and engaging. She recommended a bottle of red wine that we were not familiar with and we will he looking for it in the liquor store to drink at home as it paired well with both of our dishes.
Wonderful all around. Food was exquisite and the service was excellent!! It was to die for, I am sad I don’t live here anymore because I would go back every week!!
The atmosphere is cozy, food was exceptional and service was superb! I highly recommend this place. Thank you for a great experience. We definitely will be back when we’re in Saint John.
I brought a small group for a business dinner. The food was amazing as usual and this restaurant has a great atmosphere. The only minor hiccup with the service was that we did have to wait about 20 minutes before anyone came by to take our drink orders. After asking the hostess if we could order some drinks the server showed up right away. She was very pleasant and seemed eager to make things right. The drinks also took quite a bit of time to arrive though (about 10 minutes) so perhaps there was a rush at that time. After that though, the appetizers, main courses and desserts came out swiftly during the evening so all was good overall. The food was absolutely beautiful, fresh and delicious. Everyone kept raving about the quality of the food and how fresh everything tasted. We will be back of course!
Our waitress was amazing and food was amazing as always
Was really lovely! Will be back again!
great food. Outstanding service. will go again soon
Pizzas was tasty &good. The 2 roast porks were excellant. The 2 canalonis were not serve as hot as they should have been. The cupcakes were just OK, a disappointment.
Best restaurant in town! Always consistent. Highly recommend
We went for Chop Chop and overall it was yummy. The dessert was really lacking though.
Our server was incredible! As was the food, and the entire night
Impromptu dinner at IBN on a cold rainy evening. Decided to sit at the bar and was glad I did. Was thoroughly entertained by the charming Perry. Enjoyed a delicious homestyle Chop Chop dinner and decadent dessert. Will most certainly be back for more!
Dinner was very good, we had each of the “Chop chop” entrees. The Caneloni was great. The pork was rather plain, with no sauce or spice on the meat. The potatoes and vegetables were very tasty. If the sauce (gravy?) on the rest of the dinner had been on the meat as well it would have helped a lot.
We all had a very enjoyable evening and look forward to returning to Italian By Night in the near future.
Amazing atmosphere service and cuisine... Will return with guests...
Amazing food! Service was almost perfect. She forgot a drink order for someone at our table, but considering how busy she was it was very understandable. There was a retirement function going on which took the noise level up a few decibels but again, understandable. Overall I would highly recommend and look forward to our next visit!
Amazing good, service and experience. If you are gluten free they have great options!!
Love dining at this authentic, Italian restaurant. Being from an Italian background (both parents), I can attest to the flavours, smells and the presentation as being top notch! Always love boasting about the city of Saint John with its' many fine restaurants and Italian by Night is up there at the top!!
Our favourite restaurant in Saint John! We love everything we have ever picked to order off the menu, both appetizers and main course meals! Can’t wait to go back :)
We had a wonderful time and the food was terrific. We will dine here again.
My first visit, but an excellent evening! It was a milestone wedding anniversary celebration, booked just a couple of hours before opening but we were seated at the perfect table and were welcomed with a little extra attention. Their primi and secondi menus are both plated to North American portions, so we opted just for a single item each but enjoyed both the penne (alfredo) with scallops and the chicken with linguine (pomodore). Desert was the creme brûlée and the tiramisu- both excellent. Recommend the blueberry tea as a digestif - it was a pleasant surprise! Service was prompt and attentive.
Only comment was that folks have a good time, so there were the occasional punctuations of a big laugh in the full house - and we wondered where the music was coming from toward the end of the evening. Nothing more than a little distracting.
The food was scrumptious, the staff was attentive, and the setting was warm and inviting. Our waitress was helpful when asked for input and she really seemed to know the menu and food well. Drinks were excellent also. I would highly recommend the pavlova dessert! We will definitely seek this place out again next time we are in Saint John!
Had lasagne. It was terrible. Not hot. Much too hard around the edges . Top layer of cheese was unappetizing. Quote sure it was thrown in the microwave before serving. At least that's what it taste like.
We just moved here from Toronto and have been looking for good italian food. This is the best place we have ever eaten at. The food and service is amazing.
Good food, nice waitress and hip atmosphere. However I didn’t give 5 Stars because there was only one piece of bread with our burrata. She offered to bring another but forgot. She then offered me a free beer so made up for her mistake. Would totally recommend!
Great friendly servers every time we have visited ,our fifth meal there
Love the ambiance of this place with the loft look of exposed brick, open ceiling and large windows. I also like the open kitchen concept. Danielle, our server, was most gracious and charming and very attentive. My dirty vodka martini was perfect. We shared the mussels and a veggie pizza as appetizers. Both were yummy but I like my pizza a bit crustier so another few minutes in the oven would have done the trick. We also ordered the Scoglio as our main course....all seafood was perfectly cooked but the homemade pasta was a bit over done. Fresh pasta only needs a minute and should have been added at the very last moment. We were too full for dessert but I would loved to have tried the Pavlova.
My mouth was watering as I read the menu on line...my craving for fresh made gnocchi was definitely satisfied. It was so fresh, hot, plentiful and delicious!! Can’t wait to try something else
Great meal again! Danielle is a great waitress!
It was a special occasion and everyone from our amazing server Daniel to the kitchen staff made this evening truly memorable.
From the first bite of the appetizers to the last spoonful of the desert, the food was delicious.
Thank you to all the front and back of the house staff.
From the moment we walked in the door it was a wonderful experience! The service, food and ambiance were an excellent start to our evening. We will most definitely be back!
Great food and service we will definitely be back!
Whole experience was excellent!!! I have never had a bad one and will go there again.
Service was great. Food was fair. There were pieces of broken shell throughout my husbands pasta dish. We had the same meal, mine was fine but his was full of small pieces of broken shell.
This restaurant was a very pleasant surprise. We loved the atmosphere but the food was especially good. We were in Italy last year and this is the closest we have found since.
George, our service provider, was great. Service was prompt -- we were three 'tweens, and one adult, so not the easiest group to serve. The dinner was excellent, and George was really good with the kids.
Requested window table 2 weeks in advance wasn't given, but Assistant GM made it right. Food was imaginative, and portions appropriate. Server was excellent.