Axton's By Chef Anton Testino in Pompton Lakes Italian Seafood, Steakhouse

About Our Restaurant

 One of New Jersey's top Executive Chefs, Anton Testino, best known for competing on Food Network's Chopped, and Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen, welcomes you to his Italian Restaurant, serving his extraordinary and unique style of cuisine, which is infused with other cultural influences, creating an original one of a kind menu. This makes, Axton's, by Chef Anton Testino, one of the only Rustic Italian Steak and Seafood Restaurants in Northern New Jersey. There is an inviting ambiance from the moment you walk through the door and enter the dining room.  You get a cozy and warm nostalgic sensation of a small Italian countryside village restaurant. It's intimate, classically modern design with a full open kitchen view is perfect for couples and friends to have dinner. 

About Our Chef


Renowned Chef Anton Testino  Restaurateur, has opened and Partnered in a string of restaurants throughout the state of New Jersey starting with Axton's, and new up rising Franchise Donna's Pizza .

Chef Anton  hit celebrity status after competing on (Food Network's "Chopped" and Gordon Ramsay's "Hell's Kitchen"). He stood out and shined with his bold combinations and unique cooking style, making  him recognized by his peers and mentors as one of The Best Chefs in the industry today. His personality has made him an instant success on the small screen, which has opened many doors and given him multiple opportunities in the culinary world. 

The Food

 Axton's is not just a restaurant, it's part of the local community, which is why Owner & Executive Chef Anton Testino gets all of his poultry, meats, seafood and produce delivered fresh daily from local markets right in our neighborhood.

Reserve a Table

Axton's By Chef Anton Testino in Pompton Lakes Best Italian Seafood Steak house Restaurant  Online Reservations now available for tables of 4 guests.or less   All reservations of 5 or more please call during regular business hours 973-831-0037 So we can accommodate you and all your guests..  

Summer is finally here and our Patio is now open weather permitting, outside seating is on a  first come basis Thank You we looking forward to seeing you soon, 


Chef Anton Testino's Inspiration



A veteran of the restaurant business, Anton Testino serves food inspired by his life. For the past 31 years, Testino survived a rollercoaster career, from failing in his first restaurant endeavor to wowing Wolfgang Puck on Fox’s competitive cooking show, "Hell’s Kitchen". Testino describes his cuisine as rustic Italian, and each dish he serves is one of his personal favorites.  

Northen Jersey .com

There is no mistaking the deep, gravely voice of chef Anton Testino – food television fans may recall it from his stints competing on the Food Network's "Chopped" or Fox's "Hell's Kitchen." Today, it often emerges over the clatter of the open kitchen at his intimate Pompton Lakes restaurant, Axton's, where Testino can be found cooking for a 55-seat dining room that he says has been crowded since the day he opened in November. 

Wayne magazine

 Specialties: Born and raised in the food industry, Chef Anton Testino starting cooking at age 14 before continuing on to culinary school, winning numerous competitions thereafter. He then competed... 

Our Team


 Here at Chef Anton's Restaurant  we go above and beyond our customers’ expectations to provide a memorable dining experience for every one of our guests. It is the motivation and determination of our employees which makes the company what it is today.  


We're Looking Forward to Serving You

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Axton's By Chef Anton Testino

437 Ringwood Avenue, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey 07442, United States




4:00 pm – 10:00 pm




4:00 pm – 10:00 pm


4:00 pm – 10:00 pm


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4:00 pm – 11:00 pm


4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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