“Novita” means “something new” in Italian. When her sons got into trouble growing up, Mrs. Badalamenti would be waiting, wooden spoon in hand and say “ma che cosa e, Novita?” Today, Novita has a new meaning for the Badalamenti family, “Italian with a twist”.
“Italian with a twist”. Our menu is seasonal and we use local ingredients whenever possible.
We offer “kid friendly” menu items such as sides of pasta, pizzette, panini and fries.
Yes. Please advise your server of any allergies or special dietary needs you may have.
Yes, our entire menu is available for takeout.
Yes, please call to make sure we can accommodate you.
Our kitchen is open from noon until 10pm Monday through Thursday.
Our kitchen is open from noon until 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
$7 martinis every Thursday
Daily beer, wine & drink specials
Yes, you may bring your own but there is a $15 corkage fee per bottle.
Yes, we have seasonal outdoor dining, weather permitting.
Yes, we have live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
No cover charge for entertainment.
There is parking available in the municipal lot directly across from our location, as well as on the street. The meters are free after 6pm Monday through Saturday and all day on Sundays. Stickered parking is free all day on Saturdays and Sundays.
Our address is 25 New Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840. We are 1 block from route 27, within walking distance of Metuchen train station and convenient to the Garden State Parkway, routes 1,9 & 287 as well as the NJ Turnpike.
Yes, gift cards are available in all denominations, either in person or by telephone.
Yes, we can host all types of private events. Our maximum capacity is 150 people seated