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Live Comedy Show with Paul Venier at Cucina Calandra!

Need a good laugh? Comedian Paul Venier, also known as “The One Man Comedy Tornado,” will be at Cucina Calandra on Thursday, October 1st. Venier has performed on the Tonight Show, HBO, Comedy Central, and in comedy clubs all across the country. The show will be hosted by producer and director Bob Gonzo and will follow a special buffet dinner for all those attending.

Dinner will be between 6:30 – 8:00 PM and the show will begin at 8:30 PM. The buffet dinner will feature a variety of Chef Costantino’s classic Italian dishes, including various antipasti and entrée platters. Cost for dinner and the show is $55 per person (including tax and tip). It’ll be a perfect night to escape a hectic workweek, catch up with friends, and enjoy your favorite Italian food while getting in a few laughs!

If you don’t want to miss out on the fun, make a reservation by calling us at 973-575-7720. See you there!

We are proud to announce that Calandra’s has been nominated in five categories for the Best of Essex 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards by Suburban Essex magazine!

To cast your vote, simply visit votecalandras.com which will take you to our bakery’s voting page. From there, you can follow the links on the right side of the page to go to the other categories to vote!

Best Outdoor Dining – iL Vecchio Café in Caldwell
Best Deli, Italian-style – Calandra’s Market & Deli in Caldwell
Best Caterer – Calandra’s Market & Deli in Caldwell
Best Italian Restaurant – Cucina Calandra in Fairfield
Best Bakery – Calandra’s Bakery (Multiple Locations)

All votes must be in by September 30, 2015.

Thank you in advance for your support!

Ladies Night at Cucina Calandra! Every Wednesday, from 4:30 PM – closing, all items from our bar menu and all mixed drinks, beers, and glasses of wine are half price for ladies only. Bring your best girlfriends for a fun night of cocktails and great food!

“Inside the Jets Radio Show” Every Monday* starting September 14th from 7 – 8 PM, join us at il Vecchio Cafe for the live “Inside the Jets Radio Show” hosted by Larry Hardesty and Eric Allen on ESPN New York 98.7 FM. This informative, hour-long program features Jets players and top personnel discussing the team’s gameday performance and the Jets’ match-up for the upcoming week. Stop by il Vecchio Cafe for Q&A’s, special appearances by Jets players, autograph signings and so much more! All shows are live unless otherwise noted. Can’t make a Monday? Listen here: LIVE on ESPN New York 98.7 FM. *Show is filmed and aired weekly every Monday night. When games are played on a Monday night, the show will be held on Tuesday evening. Please check back throughout the season for special dates and player announcements. Head to newyorkjets.com for more information!

Motor City Revue Band at Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill! Join us on Thursday, October 15th, 2015 for a night of Motown music with The Motor City Revue Band! The Motor City Revue band covers popular and rare Motown & Stax tunes, with a stellar cast of female and male vocalists, keyboards, guitar, bass, drums and 4-piece horn section. Motor City Revue will have you singing to the “Sound of Young America”, songs immortalized by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations,  The Supremes, and countless others. An a la carte dinner with start at 6:00 PM with the show starting at 7:30 PM. Autographs & photos will be offered at 9:30 PM. There is a $20.00 per person entertainment charge along with your a la carte dinner for lobby and mezzanine seating. Make your dinner reservations today with a credit card by calling (973) 575-6500.  Reservations may be cancelled up to 48 hours before the show.

Celebrate Halloween with The Calandra Family! Join us at La Taverna Lounge and Bar on Saturday, October 31st for our sixth annual Halloween Bash. Enjoy dancing the night away to great music with a Halloween-themed drink special in hand! We will also be giving out prizes for best costume, so be sure to dress to impress! We’ll be awarding for several categories such as best duo, group costume, most creative, etc. and the prizes range from tickets in The Calandra Family Luxury Suites to Calandra gift cards! The party begins at 8:30 PM so be sure to stop by for a spooktacular evening!

Quick Facts:

October 31st, 2014

Music & Dancing: 8:30 PM

Call (973) 226-8889 to make your reservation!

Great Prizes & More!

Every Tuesday Night is Pasta Night!  Most pasta dishes and all bottles of Calandra family wines are half price at each of our restaurant locations!

Buy Calandra’s Gift Cards Online! 
 Looking for that special gift for a relative, friend, or colleague?  Get them a gift card from Calandra’s!  Our gift cards can be redeemed at any of our three bakery locations, any of our three restaurants, and any department at Calandra’s Italian Village.  Stop by one of the above mentioned locations to buy the gift cards in person or click here to buy them online now.

Every Monday Night is All Night Happy Hour!  Enjoy discounted food and beverages from 4:30 PM until closing every Monday night at all Calandra’s bar and lounge locations.  Stop in to catch a game on one of our large HDTVs or simply relax with a glass of Calandra’s wine. Whatever your reason, don’t miss out on this great deal! We also offer happy hour all week long, Tuesday through Friday from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM at all Calandra’s restaurant locations.

Calandra’s Bakery Special of the Week!
  Receive 25% off the regular retail price from Calandra’s Bakery on a different item every week!  Click here to see this week’s special!