About

SPUNTINO (spoon’tîno), noun:

A snack or an informal meal

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas set out with the goal of introducing a wonderful breadth of world-class international wine that is paired with an expansive Italian, small plate menu. Our wine list and food menu are thoughtfully prepared and selected by a team that strives to introduce our guests to new, fresh Italian flavors.

Spuntino focuses on fresh, local and seasonal ingredients with a menu that changes four times a year. To make sure that we are using the best ingredients available we work closely with a number of farms in the area including Goffle Farm Poultry (Wyckoff, NJ), Blooming Hill Farms (Monroe, NY), and Alps Provisions (Long Island City, NY).

Wine is Spuntino’s second name! With over 350 world-class wines available by the bottle, more than 60 wines by the glass, four wines on tap, and three wine flights offered daily, Spuntino really does have something for everyone.

Awards & Recognition

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas takes a great deal of pride in our food, wine, and service. We are honored to be recognized and continue to strive to make Spuntino the place for great Italian tapas, the best selection of wine and a one of a kind dining experience!

Opentable diners choice 2019

Six-time OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award Winner:
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Nine-time Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner:
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Community Partnerships & Charities

At Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas we value our community and strive to give back. Aside from our annual and regular partnerships, our teams participate in over 20 local community events and volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

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Wine Spectator Award Winners in Greater Bergen County

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July 12, 2021

Wine Spectator has announced the winners of their Restaurant Awards for 2021, which recognize outstanding wine programs…

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Chef Michel Journey From Haiti to the Beard House

Chef Michel

February 16, 2021

‘A dream come true’: From Haiti to NJ, Spuntino Chef wows his diners and the Beard House…

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Spuntino Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 7, 2019

This month businesses across the country are doing their part to raise funds and support the fight against breast cancer…

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Our Team

Chef de Cuisine Michel Desjardins

Michel dejardins

General Manager Jim Tula

Grapevine Tips

Our chefs & bartenders share their secrets on cooking techniques, drink making, wine pairing and secret recipes!

Our Favorite Summer White Wines

Our Favorite Summer White Wines

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Summertime is when we do everything differently. Hot weather suggests lighter food, like seafood, fish, and fresh vegetables. This year, with dining al fresco at restaurants and of course backyard barbecues, wine pairing is especially…

Pairing Cheese & Wine

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The methods of pairing different foods and wine can go back several centuries. Our select pairings are not only delicious but also a great way to expand your palate. History Most of the popular pairings…
wine pairings for thanksgiving

Wine Pairings for Thanksgiving Dinner

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Wine plays a very important part at Thanksgiving dinner, especially when it consists of so many different flavors. Our General Manager and Wine Director Jim from Spuntino Clifton shares his top wine pairings for a…