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AWARDS & PRESS

With a variety of menus, Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill offers a selection of delicious Italian meals no matter the size of your party or dietary restrictions. Choose from our selections of homemade pastas, entrees, salads, pizzas, and more! We also offer a family-style menu for large parties or groups, bringing a more authentic Italian feel to your dining experience.

Visit us for one of our special offers, events, or simply stop by for lunch or dinner. We assure you will experience the best service while you enjoy a delicious Italian meal. We have been recognized by several major publications for our award winning food, our service, and our atmosphere. Learn more about the awards we have won below:

Awards our restaurant has won

Here at Calandra’s, we are dedicated to our customers. Both our first time customers as well as our loyal ones receive the finest service paired with truly delicious dishes. We are honored and humbled for any sort of recognition from our visitors and highly encourage feedback.

Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill has won numerous awards. Many of these awards are decided by NJ residents, which make them even more valuable to us. Some of the more recent awards we have won are highlighted below:

Suburban Essex Magazine “Best of Essex” Gold Medal
     Best Private Dining Room -Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill
NJ Monthly Magazine Jersey Choice Awards
    Wine List North Jersey – Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

2021

Suburban Essex Magazine “Best of Essex”Gold Medal
     Best Italian Restaurant – Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill
NJBIZ Reader’s Rankings:
     1st place  – Best Hotel – Hampton Inn & Suites, Fairfield

2018

Trip Advisor
    #1 Best Italian Cuisine – Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill
    #1 Mediterranean Cuisine – Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

Open Table Diners’ Choice
    Top Italian Cuisine – Cucina Calandra & Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill
    Best Restaurants in Fairfield – Cucina Calandra & Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

2017

Open Table Diners Choice
    Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
    Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

2016

Open Table Diners Choice
    Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill 
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
    Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill
NJ Monthly Magazine “Best Of” Contest
    Best Italian Restaurant (North): Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

Awards & BADGES