Nero

★★★★☆
  • 46 Gansevoort St

    New York, NY 10014

    Cross street: at Greenwich St.

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  • 212-675-5224

About Nero

Hours
Sun-Mon, noon-11pm; Tue-Thu, noon-midnight; Fri-Sat, noon-1am

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Worst customer service ever!

I went here for a friend's birthday brunch and waited 3 hours for our food to arrive. Actually, it never really arrived. What they provided was burnt steak and overdone eggs that we swiftly sent back.

We

3
★★★★★

Worst customer service ever!

I went here for a friend's birthday brunch and waited 3 hours for our food to arrive. Actually, it never really arrived. What they provided was burnt steak and overdone eggs that we swiftly sent back.

We

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This place is in the trendy and beautiful people haven of the Meatpacking District but it is awesome AND is also known to be a haven for celebrity spotting. Nero D' Avola is not just a pretty Italian eatery with "decent" food- The food is exceptional, the bar is impressionable with its selections of spirits. Signature/ bartender creations are creative and WILL SNEAK UP ON YOU!!!! (If lucky you'll have the bar attended by Oliver, part Manager of Nero D' Avola and my buddy :*)). Oh & I failed to mention that you will get to view 40's & 50's circa movies, as they are shown on the projection exposed brick wall, which is Nero's trademark.

I had my birthday party brunch at Nero D' Avola, which had exceptional attendance to my large party on their most busiest of days Sunday, so I say with applause and confidence that this is a great eatery.

Must have: Chocolate filled pancakes, to DIE for!!!!

Be watchful of: Fine print on the brunch menu...

Enjoi!!!!

2
★★★★★

This place is in the trendy and beautiful people haven of the Meatpacking District but it is awesome AND is also known to be a haven for celebrity spotting. Nero D' Avola is not just a pretty Italian eatery with "decent" food- The food is exceptional, the bar is impressionable with its selections of spirits. Signature/ bartender creations are creative and WILL SNEAK UP ON YOU!!!! (If lucky you'll have the bar attended by Oliver, part Manager of Nero D' Avola and my buddy :*)). Oh & I failed to mention that you will get to view 40's & 50's circa movies, as they are shown on the projection exposed brick wall, which is Nero's trademark.

I had my birthday party brunch at Nero D' Avola, which had exceptional attendance to my large party on their most busiest of days Sunday, so I say with applause and confidence that this is a great eatery.

Must have: Chocolate filled pancakes, to DIE for!!!!

Be watchful of: Fine print on the brunch menu...

Enjoi!!!!

Pros: Great pancakes and drinks- magnificent

Cons: Long wait for Brunch on Sunday arrive EARLY

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I have been three times and will be back. You have to know what you are in for - this isnt a quiet, simple Sunday brunch where you have coffee and read NY Times. My friends and I have dubbed it 'club brunch' - it is loud, great music, great food and high energy! Plus the unlimited drinks for the $29 price make it a great deal. I havent been for dinner on a regular night but will check it out. if you have out of town guests - take them - but be prepared! this aint your average Sunday brunch...and isnt for everyone. but it is a lot of fun!

2
★★★★★

I have been three times and will be back. You have to know what you are in for - this isnt a quiet, simple Sunday brunch where you have coffee and read NY Times. My friends and I have dubbed it 'club brunch' - it is loud, great music, great food and high energy! Plus the unlimited drinks for the $29 price make it a great deal. I havent been for dinner on a regular night but will check it out. if you have out of town guests - take them - but be prepared! this aint your average Sunday brunch...and isnt for everyone. but it is a lot of fun!

Pros: great food, select unlimited drinks, friendly staff

Cons: wait for a table

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Wow! Music was so loud the restaurant received a noice complaint from the neighbors while we were there. we asked more than once for them to turn it down but they were rude and said if you don't like it you can leave. we did.

0
★☆☆☆☆

Wow! Music was so loud the restaurant received a noice complaint from the neighbors while we were there. we asked more than once for them to turn it down but they were rude and said if you don't like it you can leave. we did.

Pros: unlimited drinks at brunch

Cons: LOUD music, rude management

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Nothing can fully describe the ARROGANCE that I witnessed last Sunday. A simple request to turn the music down a notch or two - just to hear the person next to me - (and the request didn't come from just me or my table - but the surrounding tables as well) was answered with a FLIPPANT and APATHETIC "No" and MOCKING from the staff and djs. If we weren't decent people we would have stiffed them on the bill. Don't bother with your time or money here.

0
★☆☆☆☆

Nothing can fully describe the ARROGANCE that I witnessed last Sunday. A simple request to turn the music down a notch or two - just to hear the person next to me - (and the request didn't come from just me or my table - but the surrounding tables as well) was answered with a FLIPPANT and APATHETIC "No" and MOCKING from the staff and djs. If we weren't decent people we would have stiffed them on the bill. Don't bother with your time or money here.

Pros: At best location

Cons: the Manager, DJs and Staff. Food - average

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We just HATED our brunch at this place! The other reviewers are right: We had to yell to one another to even be heard at this place. They really ought to add Excedrin to their menu!

In addition it was hot and stuffy and the staff was SO RUDE. I can't remember what we ate--we were so in a hurry to get out of there.

Whatever you do, skip this place. There are SO many better choices very nearby. I'm still bitter we wated our time on this lousy restaurant.

0
★☆☆☆☆

We just HATED our brunch at this place! The other reviewers are right: We had to yell to one another to even be heard at this place. They really ought to add Excedrin to their menu!

In addition it was hot and stuffy and the staff was SO RUDE. I can't remember what we ate--we were so in a hurry to get out of there.

Whatever you do, skip this place. There are SO many better choices very nearby. I'm still bitter we wated our time on this lousy restaurant.

Pros: Kinda Cheap (?)

Cons: Horrible staff, terrible atmosphere

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If you would like to be assaulted in the eardrum by high volume electro dance trash while eating brunch then this is your place. There was a hair in my omelette and even though you get unlimited drinks which you will need to calm down the rage that starts to grow along with a migraine when you're having to scream a conversation to a friend sitting next to you. We asked management several times to turn down the music but they refused or would say they could not, I'm not sure how it is not possible to turn down music or how management could not give a care about the needs and wants of the customer.

Then to add insult to injury in 86+ degree weather they closed the windows not to turn on the AC but so they would not receive a noise violation due to the atrociously loud and terrible music the brunch dj spun. BTW what kind of DJ only books brunches..lame!

On the whole it was a very unpleasant experience and I still have a headache from it all - 8 hours later! I will never go back and I would never recommend it and if you love yourself on any level especially your eardrums and vocal chords you will avoid this place like the swine flu filled dirt hole that it is.

0
★☆☆☆☆

If you would like to be assaulted in the eardrum by high volume electro dance trash while eating brunch then this is your place. There was a hair in my omelette and even though you get unlimited drinks which you will need to calm down the rage that starts to grow along with a migraine when you're having to scream a conversation to a friend sitting next to you. We asked management several times to turn down the music but they refused or would say they could not, I'm not sure how it is not possible to turn down music or how management could not give a care about the needs and wants of the customer.

Then to add insult to injury in 86+ degree weather they closed the windows not to turn on the AC but so they would not receive a noise violation due to the atrociously loud and terrible music the brunch dj spun. BTW what kind of DJ only books brunches..lame!

On the whole it was a very unpleasant experience and I still have a headache from it all - 8 hours later! I will never go back and I would never recommend it and if you love yourself on any level especially your eardrums and vocal chords you will avoid this place like the swine flu filled dirt hole that it is.

Pros: there are no pros to this establishment

Cons: terrible DJ, pathetic management, euro-trashy run

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Beyond the obnoxious staff, I saw a rodent run through the restaurant during brunch. My cocktail was served in a glass with chipped edges. We asked if the music could be turned down and were refused. I wouldn't wish this place on my worst enemy.

0
★☆☆☆☆

Beyond the obnoxious staff, I saw a rodent run through the restaurant during brunch. My cocktail was served in a glass with chipped edges. We asked if the music could be turned down and were refused. I wouldn't wish this place on my worst enemy.

Pros: thank god its over

Cons: terrible service, arrogant staff, rodents

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We had a 9pm reservation at Nero for Saturday night. Granted, it's Saturday night, and to seat 5 can be tough, but we waited a good 20 minutes for the table even though 2 other tables seemed to have come up. I stepped outside for some air not 3 minutes after first checking in and the hosted told me to have a nice night - clearly they don't pay much attention. After being seated, the staff was great. Very NYC see and be seen kind of spot with lots of groups there for dinner before hitting up bars. Though I was not impressed by the wine or food selection, it was prepared well. My friends all said "best Italian they've had in years". I didn't care for my meal but I'll chalk it up to my overall frustration from waiting. In short, don't go hear before a show, but a great place for a romantic dinner or for a group of good friends out for the night.

1
★★★☆☆

We had a 9pm reservation at Nero for Saturday night. Granted, it's Saturday night, and to seat 5 can be tough, but we waited a good 20 minutes for the table even though 2 other tables seemed to have come up. I stepped outside for some air not 3 minutes after first checking in and the hosted told me to have a nice night - clearly they don't pay much attention. After being seated, the staff was great. Very NYC see and be seen kind of spot with lots of groups there for dinner before hitting up bars. Though I was not impressed by the wine or food selection, it was prepared well. My friends all said "best Italian they've had in years". I didn't care for my meal but I'll chalk it up to my overall frustration from waiting. In short, don't go hear before a show, but a great place for a romantic dinner or for a group of good friends out for the night.

Pros: Atmostphere, Location

Cons: slow seating

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I'm very surprised by the last review- I came here for brunch and had a wonderful time. The service was so friendly I stopped to let the manager know how pleased I was on my way out. Everything was delicious- I had the eggs benedict and a fruit salad. To top it off all you can drink mimosas/bellinis for just $20! And they were not stingy with them in the least- every time my glass was almost empty before I could even ask it was filled again, to the point where I had to tell them no more b/c I had to work after. haha. I can't wait for the warm weather so I can have this enjoyable experience in their outdoor area!

2
★★★★★

I'm very surprised by the last review- I came here for brunch and had a wonderful time. The service was so friendly I stopped to let the manager know how pleased I was on my way out. Everything was delicious- I had the eggs benedict and a fruit salad. To top it off all you can drink mimosas/bellinis for just $20! And they were not stingy with them in the least- every time my glass was almost empty before I could even ask it was filled again, to the point where I had to tell them no more b/c I had to work after. haha. I can't wait for the warm weather so I can have this enjoyable experience in their outdoor area!

Pros: Unlimited mimosas, good food, exceptional service

Cons: Dont get the unlimited special if you have to work after

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I am a wine fanatic and I was told that Nero had an ever changing wine list by the glass. I decided to try the place with a date. I was very surprised by the welcoming atmosphere and decor. we were seated promptly and had a look at both wine lists (by the glass and bottles) they feature about 20 Italian wines by the glass of which sixty percent very unknown to me. The sommelier/owner was very kind to give me quick notes on all the wines and after that he picked something for us. Amazing choice, which was also paired beautifully with our meal.
We shared a Tuna tartar with mango, spicy bell pepper sauce and yucca chips paired with a Cerasuolo Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, WOW.
The Main Course was a baked pasta with Neapolitan meat sauce and a fabulous Skirt Steak , both paired with a Ramitello rosso.
The food was superb, the wine incredible, service friendly and the ambiance the icying on the cake.
I had a grat time and even got a second date. Well done we'll be back.

2
★★★★★

I am a wine fanatic and I was told that Nero had an ever changing wine list by the glass. I decided to try the place with a date. I was very surprised by the welcoming atmosphere and decor. we were seated promptly and had a look at both wine lists (by the glass and bottles) they feature about 20 Italian wines by the glass of which sixty percent very unknown to me. The sommelier/owner was very kind to give me quick notes on all the wines and after that he picked something for us. Amazing choice, which was also paired beautifully with our meal.
We shared a Tuna tartar with mango, spicy bell pepper sauce and yucca chips paired with a Cerasuolo Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, WOW.
The Main Course was a baked pasta with Neapolitan meat sauce and a fabulous Skirt Steak , both paired with a Ramitello rosso.
The food was superb, the wine incredible, service friendly and the ambiance the icying on the cake.
I had a grat time and even got a second date. Well done we'll be back.

Pros: Food, Wine, Service, Ambiance, Sommelier.

Cons: At times can get a little noisy

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I recently went to brunch at this dated and uninspired dining establishment. Outside of its location, it has nothing going for it. Nero is brought to you by the same people who own the equally tragic Intermezzo and Il Bastardo, both of which offer heapings of poor service and tasteless fare. On my most recent and last trip to Nero, the busboy spilled scalding hot coffee down my leg. My leg was burnt and my pants were permanently stained. The busboy immediately ran from the table, and when I went to speak with the manager (and owner), he simply rolled his eyes at me and said, "I'm sure it was an accident" and walked away. My friends and I "used" to be frequent diners at this dump, but we shall take our business to a restaurant offering proper service coupled with decent food.

0
★☆☆☆☆

I recently went to brunch at this dated and uninspired dining establishment. Outside of its location, it has nothing going for it. Nero is brought to you by the same people who own the equally tragic Intermezzo and Il Bastardo, both of which offer heapings of poor service and tasteless fare. On my most recent and last trip to Nero, the busboy spilled scalding hot coffee down my leg. My leg was burnt and my pants were permanently stained. The busboy immediately ran from the table, and when I went to speak with the manager (and owner), he simply rolled his eyes at me and said, "I'm sure it was an accident" and walked away. My friends and I "used" to be frequent diners at this dump, but we shall take our business to a restaurant offering proper service coupled with decent food.

Pros: None

Cons: Poor service, even worse management, and tasteless food

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This place has become one of my favorite dining spots in New York, the food and the wine list are a perfect match. Gino, the sommalier is a warm and charming person who knows his wines. The decor is rustic and inviting unlike some of the other dining establishments in the m.p. district. Give this place a visit and you will be pleasantly surprised.

2
★★★★★

This place has become one of my favorite dining spots in New York, the food and the wine list are a perfect match. Gino, the sommalier is a warm and charming person who knows his wines. The decor is rustic and inviting unlike some of the other dining establishments in the m.p. district. Give this place a visit and you will be pleasantly surprised.

Pros: the delectable food and italian wines, the ambiance.

Cons: always a wait for a table on the weekends, starts to get loud after 11 p.m.

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Randomly picked this place last night for dinner with a friend. The restaurant was tiny and very cute. Although our server was a little inexperienced (she didn't really seem to know wine or dishes to recommend), the food was very good. With food and two glasses of wine each, the bill came up to about $100, which I found very reasonable, especially compared to restaurants in the area. I will definitely go back.

2
★★★★☆

Randomly picked this place last night for dinner with a friend. The restaurant was tiny and very cute. Although our server was a little inexperienced (she didn't really seem to know wine or dishes to recommend), the food was very good. With food and two glasses of wine each, the bill came up to about $100, which I found very reasonable, especially compared to restaurants in the area. I will definitely go back.

Pros: atmosphere

Cons: inexperienced staff

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I just finished reading the other reviews and was shocked... we just got home after eating there at 6:30 on a Saturday night and without a reservation, we were seated immediately and told ahead of time that the table was needed for a reservation at 8:30 we said that was not a problem we were hungry and would certainly be out in 2 hours. We waited a short time for our appetizer and mine was delicious (3 mini meatballs atop of two polenta discs with a gorgonzola cream sauce), my main course was the pasta special: rigatoni al forno which was pasta with meat sauce and buffalo mozarella, just what I had been craving. My boyfriend was hungry... endive salad with beets, goat cheese and walnuts (he didn't love it), the special sea food risotto which was also delicious and the lamb chops. I must admit they didn't do too much with the chops but there were three decent size chops cooked the way he requested. We didn't have any room for dessert and no wine so the bill came to $110.00 with tip-reasonable I think for the neighborhood and the amount of food we received. The wait staff was attentive, not snotty and I guess it was too early to experience the DJ which was fine by me.

2
★★★★☆

I just finished reading the other reviews and was shocked... we just got home after eating there at 6:30 on a Saturday night and without a reservation, we were seated immediately and told ahead of time that the table was needed for a reservation at 8:30 we said that was not a problem we were hungry and would certainly be out in 2 hours. We waited a short time for our appetizer and mine was delicious (3 mini meatballs atop of two polenta discs with a gorgonzola cream sauce), my main course was the pasta special: rigatoni al forno which was pasta with meat sauce and buffalo mozarella, just what I had been craving. My boyfriend was hungry... endive salad with beets, goat cheese and walnuts (he didn't love it), the special sea food risotto which was also delicious and the lamb chops. I must admit they didn't do too much with the chops but there were three decent size chops cooked the way he requested. We didn't have any room for dessert and no wine so the bill came to $110.00 with tip-reasonable I think for the neighborhood and the amount of food we received. The wait staff was attentive, not snotty and I guess it was too early to experience the DJ which was fine by me.

Pros: Decent size portions, good service, resonably priced, good location

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A girl friend and myself decided to check out a restaurant in the Meat Packing district on Saturday night. I'm a downtown Ny'er & expected the restaurant to serve small portions with a hefty price tag attached. We had no reservations & arrived about 8 PM. I expected a wait since it was Saturday night. I also expected the usual snooty attitude that usually gets served up with the meal in the newest trendy areas of the city. All my preconceived notions were blown away. We were seated immediately; within moments of being seated the wait staff arrived with bread & dipping & water [which is continuously filled during the course of the evening]. The waitress almost immediately came for our drink order - nice extensive wine selection. The only complaint I had is that I asked the waitress for a vodka & tonic & asked for the "bar pour". The Asian waitress didn't seem to understand the term bar pour - I found out at the end of the evening that she had gotten & charged me for Absolut: usually not considered a bar pour - if that was the case, I would have ordered Ketel One or Stoli. My girl friend, on the other hand, enjoyed the white wine the waitress had recommended. The portions were large - another expectation blown away - expected small portions considering the price & neighborhood. My friend had the calamari, smelt, & shrimp appetizer that came with a yummy mustard dip - really good. I ordered the sweet italian sausage with bok choi - was ok.
The calamari appetizer came with a huge amount of fish - could have had that for dinner. For dinner, she had the skirt steak. I had the lamb chops. We both enjoyed our meals. Decor was real downtown - exposed brick & candelit. Bar & DJ were lively. Place was pleasantly crowded. Cool ambience. Would definitely go again!

2
★★★★★

A girl friend and myself decided to check out a restaurant in the Meat Packing district on Saturday night. I'm a downtown Ny'er & expected the restaurant to serve small portions with a hefty price tag attached. We had no reservations & arrived about 8 PM. I expected a wait since it was Saturday night. I also expected the usual snooty attitude that usually gets served up with the meal in the newest trendy areas of the city. All my preconceived notions were blown away. We were seated immediately; within moments of being seated the wait staff arrived with bread & dipping & water [which is continuously filled during the course of the evening]. The waitress almost immediately came for our drink order - nice extensive wine selection. The only complaint I had is that I asked the waitress for a vodka & tonic & asked for the "bar pour". The Asian waitress didn't seem to understand the term bar pour - I found out at the end of the evening that she had gotten & charged me for Absolut: usually not considered a bar pour - if that was the case, I would have ordered Ketel One or Stoli. My girl friend, on the other hand, enjoyed the white wine the waitress had recommended. The portions were large - another expectation blown away - expected small portions considering the price & neighborhood. My friend had the calamari, smelt, & shrimp appetizer that came with a yummy mustard dip - really good. I ordered the sweet italian sausage with bok choi - was ok.
The calamari appetizer came with a huge amount of fish - could have had that for dinner. For dinner, she had the skirt steak. I had the lamb chops. We both enjoyed our meals. Decor was real downtown - exposed brick & candelit. Bar & DJ were lively. Place was pleasantly crowded. Cool ambience. Would definitely go again!

Pros: Food, ambience, value for price, friendly & attentive wait staff

Cons: Asian waitress needs to learn what the term bar pour means

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I went to Nero last weekend to have brunch with my wife and a friend, and we were very pleased. The $20 prix fixe brunch was such a good deal! It basically included one dish and as many drinks as we could have for two hours--not bad at all! Despite what the price may suggest, the food was very good (not the greasy stuff some may call a typical brunch). This is a great value, specially in the Meat Packing District. I guess it is safe to say we will be going back soon.

2
★★★★☆

I went to Nero last weekend to have brunch with my wife and a friend, and we were very pleased. The $20 prix fixe brunch was such a good deal! It basically included one dish and as many drinks as we could have for two hours--not bad at all! Despite what the price may suggest, the food was very good (not the greasy stuff some may call a typical brunch). This is a great value, specially in the Meat Packing District. I guess it is safe to say we will be going back soon.

Pros: Value prix fixe brunch with wide selection

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I went with some friends for dinner tonight...boy was that a mistake! We had to wait almost 1 1/2 hours for our meals, and when they came, everything was cold and overcooked. Decor was nice. Service was ok...I think they were understaffed. Kitchen was a disaster! It was definitely one of the worst meals I've had in the city.

0
★☆☆☆☆

I went with some friends for dinner tonight...boy was that a mistake! We had to wait almost 1 1/2 hours for our meals, and when they came, everything was cold and overcooked. Decor was nice. Service was ok...I think they were understaffed. Kitchen was a disaster! It was definitely one of the worst meals I've had in the city.

Pros: decor

Cons: everything else!

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I was a little hesitant to take my mother and brother there this evening, based on some of the reviews I'd read, but to my shame, I did. In a nutshell: 1) Waitress didn't know the menu - couldn't understand the names of the items in italian as read off the menu, wasn't sure if certain dishes were hot or cold. Thus, my mother had to send her appetizer back, being exactly the opposite of what she was told it would be. 2) My appetizer was weird. How you can screw up carpaccio is beyond me, but screw up they did, and my stomach paid for it about three hours later. To be specific, it was overly-cold and had a strange chemical taste, and shortly thereafter made a dramatic, hurried exit from my person in a hastily-sought restroom in midtown. 3) My entree, the skirt steak, was uninspiring and bland. 4) The mother's entree, the lamb, was tired, huge, and apparently met its death by boredom. 5) My brother loved his entree, the veal, and it was quite terrible also. Maybe anytime my brother likes something should send up a red flag.

In summary, you should totally go there if you like really bad food.

1
★★☆☆☆

I was a little hesitant to take my mother and brother there this evening, based on some of the reviews I'd read, but to my shame, I did. In a nutshell: 1) Waitress didn't know the menu - couldn't understand the names of the items in italian as read off the menu, wasn't sure if certain dishes were hot or cold. Thus, my mother had to send her appetizer back, being exactly the opposite of what she was told it would be. 2) My appetizer was weird. How you can screw up carpaccio is beyond me, but screw up they did, and my stomach paid for it about three hours later. To be specific, it was overly-cold and had a strange chemical taste, and shortly thereafter made a dramatic, hurried exit from my person in a hastily-sought restroom in midtown. 3) My entree, the skirt steak, was uninspiring and bland. 4) The mother's entree, the lamb, was tired, huge, and apparently met its death by boredom. 5) My brother loved his entree, the veal, and it was quite terrible also. Maybe anytime my brother likes something should send up a red flag.

In summary, you should totally go there if you like really bad food.

Pros: walls, ceiling, other examples of proven architecture

Cons: food, service, rectal thunder shortly thereafter

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We just went to Nero last night for my boyfriend's birthday party. Given that we were a party of 14 on a Saturday night, I was very worried we'd get there and have to wait for our table. It was great though, the second we arrived (on time) they sat us, even though we didn't have our entire party yet. They were also very good at being flexible in the advance period, as we called to revise the size of our reservation up and down.

Note: we should mention that our reservation was for 10pm, so maybe it's harder going earlier. The place was packed when we got there though, and they were turninng people away, as we saw.

Food: Food was good, not incredible but definitely enjoybable. Pasta dishes varied in size and quality, but all were enjoyable. The lamb was OK, a bit bland. Appetizers were good, this includes the carpaccio, salads, and meatballs (which went by another name).

The wine list was extensive and we had good luck.

Service: the service was very very good. Wine was refilled regularly, and they were very friendly without pressuring. On the way in I had gestured who the birthday person was, and they remembered.

Atmosphere: very nice space, long tables could be assembled for groups, warm lighting. The DJ was good but not too loud.

2
★★★★☆

We just went to Nero last night for my boyfriend's birthday party. Given that we were a party of 14 on a Saturday night, I was very worried we'd get there and have to wait for our table. It was great though, the second we arrived (on time) they sat us, even though we didn't have our entire party yet. They were also very good at being flexible in the advance period, as we called to revise the size of our reservation up and down.

Note: we should mention that our reservation was for 10pm, so maybe it's harder going earlier. The place was packed when we got there though, and they were turninng people away, as we saw.

Food: Food was good, not incredible but definitely enjoybable. Pasta dishes varied in size and quality, but all were enjoyable. The lamb was OK, a bit bland. Appetizers were good, this includes the carpaccio, salads, and meatballs (which went by another name).

The wine list was extensive and we had good luck.

Service: the service was very very good. Wine was refilled regularly, and they were very friendly without pressuring. On the way in I had gestured who the birthday person was, and they remembered.

Atmosphere: very nice space, long tables could be assembled for groups, warm lighting. The DJ was good but not too loud.

Pros: service, ambience

Cons: none

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Went there for my bday dinner. Started of with some nice wine and then some great bread and olive oil. Then the buffalo mozz app was to die for. Got the ravioli, not much really special about it, and the sauce was ok. I usually go to Italian places and only get their red sauce to see if it comes close to my homemade sauce passed down from my grandmother from 75 years ago. Overpriced for pasta, and overpriced for other dishes. You can get better food else ware and at a better price. The service was good on the other hand.

1
★★★☆☆

Went there for my bday dinner. Started of with some nice wine and then some great bread and olive oil. Then the buffalo mozz app was to die for. Got the ravioli, not much really special about it, and the sauce was ok. I usually go to Italian places and only get their red sauce to see if it comes close to my homemade sauce passed down from my grandmother from 75 years ago. Overpriced for pasta, and overpriced for other dishes. You can get better food else ware and at a better price. The service was good on the other hand.

Pros: Good service, good wine selection, great scene

Cons: overpriced, small portions other than the appitizers

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came here on saturday for a bday dinner and they accomidated our party of about 10 with no problem. dinner reservations were at 8pm on saturday. we were about 30mins late but it wasnt a problem. they were giving out free peroni beer. very good food with service to match. try the shrimp entree... MmMmm

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★★★★★

came here on saturday for a bday dinner and they accomidated our party of about 10 with no problem. dinner reservations were at 8pm on saturday. we were about 30mins late but it wasnt a problem. they were giving out free peroni beer. very good food with service to match. try the shrimp entree... MmMmm

Pros: food, location, service

Cons: unisex bathroom

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Everyone who likes food and trying new restaurants will agree with me that SERVICE is extremely important. In fact, if you don't have good service then the food alone is almost almost never worth it. Well Nero has superb, stupendous, fabulous service. Both hostesses were sweethearts and promptly seated us outside at a very cute table. The waiter was Chilean and the kindest, most pleasant and most attentive person. He made our meal of arugula salad and Barramundi even more delicious than it was. Both my friend and I are very picky about service because we go out on the town a lot and we demand respect, courtesy and attentiveness--this place gets 5 stars for service. Amazing!

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★★★★★

Everyone who likes food and trying new restaurants will agree with me that SERVICE is extremely important. In fact, if you don't have good service then the food alone is almost almost never worth it. Well Nero has superb, stupendous, fabulous service. Both hostesses were sweethearts and promptly seated us outside at a very cute table. The waiter was Chilean and the kindest, most pleasant and most attentive person. He made our meal of arugula salad and Barramundi even more delicious than it was. Both my friend and I are very picky about service because we go out on the town a lot and we demand respect, courtesy and attentiveness--this place gets 5 stars for service. Amazing!

Pros: Superb service and good food.

Cons: I didn't notice any.

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Nero has the best brunch deal in town! $20 gets you a great meal and all you can drink mimosas, bellinis, etc. Perfectly located on the corner of Little West 12th, you can sneer at all the suckers at Pastis paying double for their brunch. The wait staff is friendly and never questioned our three hour brunch (an obvious abuse of 'all you can drink'). The best part is... the food is good too (and the portions hearty enough to sustain an afternoon of all you can drink).

2
★★★★★

Nero has the best brunch deal in town! $20 gets you a great meal and all you can drink mimosas, bellinis, etc. Perfectly located on the corner of Little West 12th, you can sneer at all the suckers at Pastis paying double for their brunch. The wait staff is friendly and never questioned our three hour brunch (an obvious abuse of 'all you can drink'). The best part is... the food is good too (and the portions hearty enough to sustain an afternoon of all you can drink).

Pros: Price, service, location

Cons: Inside is a bit dark, definitely sit outside

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First of all the location is excellent, right in the heart of the Meatpacking district. Stepping into this place takes you away from New York... we really felt like we were right in Italy. The staff are kind and attentive, but not annoyingly so. The food, wine, dessert, atmosphere were all amazing. Try the Gamberetti appetizer! Great exposed brick walls, and the tables are made of dark wooden planks. So very cool. Love this place and intend to go back many times.

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★★★★★

First of all the location is excellent, right in the heart of the Meatpacking district. Stepping into this place takes you away from New York... we really felt like we were right in Italy. The staff are kind and attentive, but not annoyingly so. The food, wine, dessert, atmosphere were all amazing. Try the Gamberetti appetizer! Great exposed brick walls, and the tables are made of dark wooden planks. So very cool. Love this place and intend to go back many times.

Pros: Food, atmosphere, service.

Cons: None

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My experience at Nero was absolutely superb! I've been to a plethera of places in this area where the air is full snobbery, and the waiters stick up their noses wondering whether or not you're worthy of eating there. Not at Nero. Upon entering Nero, I was given a warm welcome by the host and was immediately ushered to a table. I didn't wait more than one minute before water, bread and oil were sitting on the table along with the menu and wine list. The wine list is quite extensive and perhaps a bit overwhelming for some. No worries though! Nero has a charming sommelier to help you with your choice. And the food, you ask? Delicious.
Finally, a place where we weren't rushed out the door on a Saturday night and were allowed to enjoy ourselves to the enth degree.
Bravo, Nero!

2
★★★★★

My experience at Nero was absolutely superb! I've been to a plethera of places in this area where the air is full snobbery, and the waiters stick up their noses wondering whether or not you're worthy of eating there. Not at Nero. Upon entering Nero, I was given a warm welcome by the host and was immediately ushered to a table. I didn't wait more than one minute before water, bread and oil were sitting on the table along with the menu and wine list. The wine list is quite extensive and perhaps a bit overwhelming for some. No worries though! Nero has a charming sommelier to help you with your choice. And the food, you ask? Delicious.
Finally, a place where we weren't rushed out the door on a Saturday night and were allowed to enjoy ourselves to the enth degree.
Bravo, Nero!

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This is a response to the titled "Simply Awful" review.
The gentleman who wrote the review had been a regular customer for our "Unlimited Brunch Menu", where he always managed to be disappointed about something (check his reviews about other places, he doesn't like anything) and asking for a "Simply Awful" amount of drinks.
On the last day he visited us he got some coffee dripped on his jeans for which, the waiter, the busboy and the owner apologized profusely also offering to pay for the dry cleaner bill. It was an accident; we don't make a habit to want to hurt our costumers. If we are in the wrong we always apologized and try to the best of our abilities to make it up to whoever feels wronged.
In this case I don't think we could have done anything for this gentleman whom if not loaded with drinks, seems to be very unhappy already.

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★★★★★

This is a response to the titled "Simply Awful" review.
The gentleman who wrote the review had been a regular customer for our "Unlimited Brunch Menu", where he always managed to be disappointed about something (check his reviews about other places, he doesn't like anything) and asking for a "Simply Awful" amount of drinks.
On the last day he visited us he got some coffee dripped on his jeans for which, the waiter, the busboy and the owner apologized profusely also offering to pay for the dry cleaner bill. It was an accident; we don't make a habit to want to hurt our costumers. If we are in the wrong we always apologized and try to the best of our abilities to make it up to whoever feels wronged.
In this case I don't think we could have done anything for this gentleman whom if not loaded with drinks, seems to be very unhappy already.

Pros: Food , Wine, Service

Cons: Unhappy people

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I ate here with some friends last weekend. The service was good, and the space was nicely lit--a great place to have a bottle of wine.

The food was perhaps the worst I've had in the city. The duck was nothing more than a lightly seered huhk of gamey, sinuous mush, served on a bed of grits. It was almost nausea-inducing. The pasta was nothing special. Fruit in the deserts was still slightly frozen in the center. And trust me, I don't even have the most onerous standards--dinner just sucked.

If you're going for a meal, save some time and go somewhere that doesn't depend upon the draw of the Meatpacking district to market its subpar food.

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★☆☆☆☆

I ate here with some friends last weekend. The service was good, and the space was nicely lit--a great place to have a bottle of wine.

The food was perhaps the worst I've had in the city. The duck was nothing more than a lightly seered huhk of gamey, sinuous mush, served on a bed of grits. It was almost nausea-inducing. The pasta was nothing special. Fruit in the deserts was still slightly frozen in the center. And trust me, I don't even have the most onerous standards--dinner just sucked.

If you're going for a meal, save some time and go somewhere that doesn't depend upon the draw of the Meatpacking district to market its subpar food.

Pros: Service, Ambiance, Wine

Cons: Food, Food, Food

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It took them 30 minutes to bring our food and we were the only table indoor. When the food arrived it didn't even look like the way it sounded on the menu. One dish we order was Truffle eggs but it look more like plain fried eggs there was no truffle at all. The other dish was chocolate french toast. It was a plain french toast with fruits and maple syrup. We ask the waiter where's the chocolate? 1st he said it was inside the french toast then he said it was mix in with the maple syrup. Finally, someone bring us a side of chocolate sauce and put some truffle on the fried eggs. They have to pay more attention to patrons.

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★★☆☆☆

It took them 30 minutes to bring our food and we were the only table indoor. When the food arrived it didn't even look like the way it sounded on the menu. One dish we order was Truffle eggs but it look more like plain fried eggs there was no truffle at all. The other dish was chocolate french toast. It was a plain french toast with fruits and maple syrup. We ask the waiter where's the chocolate? 1st he said it was inside the french toast then he said it was mix in with the maple syrup. Finally, someone bring us a side of chocolate sauce and put some truffle on the fried eggs. They have to pay more attention to patrons.

Pros: wines

Cons: lack of service

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Cool atmosphere, good service but, I wouldnt call it italian!... steak house with italian edge maybe. Mostly steak...t-bone, porterhousefor 2, lamb chops, Veal etc... I guess the small pasta selection makes this italian. Steak was WELL done when I asked for medium. Good wine selection. Kind of average, so , so place, but cool atmosphere.

2
★★★★☆

Cool atmosphere, good service but, I wouldnt call it italian!... steak house with italian edge maybe. Mostly steak...t-bone, porterhousefor 2, lamb chops, Veal etc... I guess the small pasta selection makes this italian. Steak was WELL done when I asked for medium. Good wine selection. Kind of average, so , so place, but cool atmosphere.

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Nero has the best bar in the MPD to saddl up to and meet some friends for happy hour right out of work. I, myself, work right around the corner and me and my friends love it. The bartenders are attentive and pay close attention to detail. Girls love the martinis while guys love watching the girls sip such grand libations. Great scene w/o the scene. Their menu is strong as I like bringing clients in there for informal meetings.

2
★★★★★

Nero has the best bar in the MPD to saddl up to and meet some friends for happy hour right out of work. I, myself, work right around the corner and me and my friends love it. The bartenders are attentive and pay close attention to detail. Girls love the martinis while guys love watching the girls sip such grand libations. Great scene w/o the scene. Their menu is strong as I like bringing clients in there for informal meetings.

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This is a little gem in the Meat Packing District. Better then Vento across the street! Prices are great, not that expensive but the quality of food screams for high prices. Our group agreed the food is very different but amazingly sensitive to our palates. The wine ist goes on and on. I recommend the burrata and the black cod. I have already been there 5 times in two months.
PS- I just went for brunch on Saturday and the eggs served with onions and rosemary were amazing. This has all around become my favorite restaurant. I cannot complain about anything except maybe that I wish there was more seating outside.

2
★★★★★

This is a little gem in the Meat Packing District. Better then Vento across the street! Prices are great, not that expensive but the quality of food screams for high prices. Our group agreed the food is very different but amazingly sensitive to our palates. The wine ist goes on and on. I recommend the burrata and the black cod. I have already been there 5 times in two months.
PS- I just went for brunch on Saturday and the eggs served with onions and rosemary were amazing. This has all around become my favorite restaurant. I cannot complain about anything except maybe that I wish there was more seating outside.

Pros: trendy, people watching, beautiful people

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found this newcomer and got great pasta and lamb - great crowd - really cool music and vibe - near to all. we wound up moving to the bar afterward and enjoyed wine and tunes. love the dip served with bread.

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★★★★★

found this newcomer and got great pasta and lamb - great crowd - really cool music and vibe - near to all. we wound up moving to the bar afterward and enjoyed wine and tunes. love the dip served with bread.

Pros: good prices, delicious food, music

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I went to Nero over the weekend by chance and was thoroughly surprised. It was very cozy and we were able to sit outside. This is a great restaurant to make a regular spot with its easygoing atmosphere and service staff. No pretense. I started with a salad and had a fish special which was delicious. The portions were perfectly sized and I loved the fresh seasonings and garnishes on all. It reminds me of a Tuscan restaurant I have visited many times before. The crowd wsa a complete mix, from casual to super hip. Very enjoyable.

2
★★★★★

I went to Nero over the weekend by chance and was thoroughly surprised. It was very cozy and we were able to sit outside. This is a great restaurant to make a regular spot with its easygoing atmosphere and service staff. No pretense. I started with a salad and had a fish special which was delicious. The portions were perfectly sized and I loved the fresh seasonings and garnishes on all. It reminds me of a Tuscan restaurant I have visited many times before. The crowd wsa a complete mix, from casual to super hip. Very enjoyable.

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I have been to Nero 3 times so far and am always pleased. The portions are perfectly sized, the wine list superb (Valpollicello for $40.! amazing), ambiance and music = super hip. The bar crowd is packed and the staff seem to find you wherever you are once your table is ready. I had a grilled fish special with spinach which was among the best I have had yet. Great food, great decor and a great environment right in the center of the meatpacking district. We loved it!

2
★★★★★

I have been to Nero 3 times so far and am always pleased. The portions are perfectly sized, the wine list superb (Valpollicello for $40.! amazing), ambiance and music = super hip. The bar crowd is packed and the staff seem to find you wherever you are once your table is ready. I had a grilled fish special with spinach which was among the best I have had yet. Great food, great decor and a great environment right in the center of the meatpacking district. We loved it!

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I went to Nero last week for my b-day dinner and it was not the best choice. The food was honestly the worst all 8 of us have had in NYC in a long time. I ordered the scallops which where chewy so my dinner consisted of 1 scallop. Some friends ordered the risotto which was very bland and was not appealing at all. The service was below average for a new restaurant, we practically had to flag our waiter down to get the check. Overall, I had a nice time because I was with my friends, but will never go to Nero again.

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★★☆☆☆

I went to Nero last week for my b-day dinner and it was not the best choice. The food was honestly the worst all 8 of us have had in NYC in a long time. I ordered the scallops which where chewy so my dinner consisted of 1 scallop. Some friends ordered the risotto which was very bland and was not appealing at all. The service was below average for a new restaurant, we practically had to flag our waiter down to get the check. Overall, I had a nice time because I was with my friends, but will never go to Nero again.

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Very creative Med and reasonably priced. Great looking cosmo crowd. You can combine a night out of dinning and bar scene. Highly recommended

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★★★★★

Very creative Med and reasonably priced. Great looking cosmo crowd. You can combine a night out of dinning and bar scene. Highly recommended

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Nero food nightly impresses guests, so try out this eatery right near the renowned Gansevoort Market. You won't be disappointed with the hearty Italian fare.

 

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