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Where to Find Penne Alla Vodka in Hoboken

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Timeless recipes for penne alla vodka have been revamped and perfected since it was passed down the family tree. However, these spots have kept their secret recipes close, ensuring not all penne alla vodka is the same. Whether it’s date night or casual dinner, these restaurants do not disappoint. Here is a list of where to find penne alla vodka in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Alessio’s | 539 Park Avenue

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Alessio’s is a small, lively cafe dedicated to serving fresh ingredients for all its dishes. Its menu has wraps, paninis, signature pasta, salads, sides, and pizza with options for vegan and vegetarian plates. A few portions of pasta include penne alla vodka sauce, eggplant parmigiana, and spaghetti al pomodoro. Alessio’s is open daily from 7AM-9PM.

Blue Eyes Restaurant | 525 Sinatra Drive

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Blue Eyes dedicates time and energy to providing only the freshest and most extraordinary pallets to taste. Its menu tends to change based on the seasons — however, it still carries staple Italian favorites year-round. Ceasar salad, frittura, penne alla vodka, mezzelune di spinaci ricotta, and parmigiana di melanzane are just a few dishes served. Open hours are Monday to Thursday from 12PM-10PM; Friday to Saturday 12PM-11PM; and Sunday 12PM-10PM. Gluten-free and whole-wheat alternatives are also available.

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Caffe Buon Gusto | 318 Washington Street


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Caffe Buon Gusto is an intimate and authentic Italian restaurant experience, giving a modern twist to its plates. Open hours are from Monday to Sunday from 3PM-10PM. Its menu has classic pasta, including penne, rigatoni, and linguini, which can be paired with vodka, alfredo, and pesto sauces. Portions of pasta are also paired with a main dish, elevating the plate to a new level of decadence. Other specialty items are seafood linguini, homemade spinach, ricotta cheese ravioli, and paglia e fieno salmon.

Cafe Michelina | 423 Bloomfield Street

Cafe Michelina is a family-owned restaurant that has been cooking traditional dishes since 1994. On the dinner menu, plates are starred by customers on the website, rating the popularity and the likeness of each. Penne vodka, cavatelli and broccoli, and Fettuccine alfredo are just some of the plates favored by the majority. The menu also carries seafood, chicken, and signature dishes when available. Cafe Michelina is open Monday to Thursday from 5PM-10PM; Friday 5PM-11PM; Saturday 3PM-11PM;  and Sunday 3PM-10PM.

Giovanni’s | 603 Washington Street


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Giovanni’s has a homey mom-and-pop feel as its small dining area is covered with brick overlay along the walls, rustic booths, and scattered quaint photos. This is a great spot for a slice on the go or a hearty meal full of pasta. Its menu has specialty pizzas, salads, rolls, pasta, and baked pasta. Penne selections are with sauce, grilled chicken, or chicken cutlet. Open hours are 11AM-9:30PM daily.

Leo’s Grandevous | 200 Grand Street


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Leos Grandevous is a vintage restaurant that seeks to please with its food and service. There are several menus displaying specialties, seafood, pasta, and gameri. The penne alla vodka has a choice between shrimp or chicken. As well as a clam sauce, which comes in white or red. Open hours are Sunday, Monday to Tuesday 4PM-10PM; Wednesday to Thursday 12PM-10PM; Friday 12PM-11PM; and Saturday 4PM-11PM.

Mario’s Classic Pizza | 742 Garden Street

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Mario’s is a family-owned and operated Italian restaurant since 1985 on a little corner of Hoboken. Its menu has appetizers, salads, wraps, pasta, pizza, and grommet pizza. The vodka sauce is homemade and can be paired with penne with an additional breaded or grilled chicken choice and a gourmet pizza slice or pie. Open hours are Monday to Sunday 11AM-10PM.

Margherita’s | 740 Washingtion Street

Margherita’s is all about fresh ingredients and homemade cooking, serving pasta and pizza since 1993. Its menu has chicken, seafood, and salad plates with pasta additions. While the pasta section is hefty, penne vodka is at the top of the list. Topped with a cream sauce with capers and shallots with a hint of vodka, it’s hard to ignore. Margherita’s is open from Monday 4PM-9PM; Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday 12PM-9PM; and Friday to Saturday 12PM-10PM.

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Napoli’s Pizza | 1118 Washington Street + 133 Clinton Street


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Napolis Pizza has two locations in Hoboken. Its menu has appetizers, salads, gourmet pizza, heroes, pasta, and wraps. Ordering just one pasta dish is difficult as there are many substitutions and additions to be accounted for. The penne vodka is displayed as a plate and pizza, which can be made into a large, small, or personal pie. Open hours are Sunday to Thursday 11:30AM-11PM; and Friday to Saturday 11:30AM-12AM.

Panello | 720 Monroe Street

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Panello creates a warm ambiance throughout the establishment with its modern minimalist look and a beautiful LePanyol wood oven at the center of the dining area. Its menu serves insalate, pastas and cicchettei. Some plates of pasta are penne alla vodka, which is cooked in a vodka cream sauce with pancetta and peas, three mushroom pesto risotto with portobello, shiitake and portini, peas, truffle oil, and grana padona. Panello is open from Wednesday to Saturday 5PM-10PM and Sunday 5PM-9PM.

Rosticeria Da Gigi | 916 Washington Street

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Gigi’s is an uptown Italian food spot that has everything from meatballs to paninis to healthy salads. There are several pasta options on the menu — including the penna pasta alla vodka. Customers can add chicken, shrimp, or grilled salmon on top for an added fee. Other pasta dishes at Gigi’s include pappardelle, spaghetti all carbonara (creamy), spaghetti with meatballs in tomato sauce, spaghetti with hot or sweet sausage, rigatoni with broccoli rabe, and tortellini with your choice of sauce.

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