Buona Notte Ristorante

★★★☆☆
Buona Notte is now offering daily specials featuring Seafood Risotto, Linguine with White Clam Sauce and Italian Pork Chops!
  • 120 Mulberry St 1

    New York, NY 10013

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  • 212-965-1111

About Buona Notte Ristorante

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Sun - Thu: 12pm - 11pm Fri - Sat: 12pm - 12am

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BUONA NOTTE is fantastic.!!!!! The food was amazing...the service was excellent, the staff made us feel at home. My party, girlfiend and I were walking about Little Italy attempting to decide where to eat. It was hard with so many

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★★★★★

BUONA NOTTE is fantastic.!!!!! The food was amazing...the service was excellent, the staff made us feel at home. My party, girlfiend and I were walking about Little Italy attempting to decide where to eat. It was hard with so many

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Buona Notte's food was very good and & the people who work there were very warm and inviting. I'm from CT (where we have tons of great Italian restaurants) and I was in NYC for the day with friends. We went to Little Italy for lunch and came across this wonderful place. We enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We went back to Little Italy to pick something up and they remembered us from lunch and offered us a free after dinner drink. My friends and I can't say enough about how friendly they were and how good the food was.

I know that you'll enjoy checking out this find in Little Italy.

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★★★★☆

Buona Notte's food was very good and & the people who work there were very warm and inviting. I'm from CT (where we have tons of great Italian restaurants) and I was in NYC for the day with friends. We went to Little Italy for lunch and came across this wonderful place. We enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We went back to Little Italy to pick something up and they remembered us from lunch and offered us a free after dinner drink. My friends and I can't say enough about how friendly they were and how good the food was.

I know that you'll enjoy checking out this find in Little Italy.

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Buona Notte has a very warm and inviting environment. The food is incredible! Every time we visit Little Italy we have to stop at Buona Notte for a delicious meal.

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★★★★★

Buona Notte has a very warm and inviting environment. The food is incredible! Every time we visit Little Italy we have to stop at Buona Notte for a delicious meal.

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I live in New York and shopuld have know better than to patronize a place where a hawking vendor tries to entice people into their establishment. My mistake.
My cabernt was poor---tasteless. Bread was stale and uninspiring (i love bread -- bread from Madonas in the Bronx is excellent -- why they would not have it here is beyond me). Penna a'la vodka came cold. My veal parm was warm at best, came with no pasta, just a tasteless potatoe croquet.. Oh, bread sticks were stale. Was not busy at the time.
More authentic on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, or pay more for quality on the upper East side

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★☆☆☆☆

I live in New York and shopuld have know better than to patronize a place where a hawking vendor tries to entice people into their establishment. My mistake.
My cabernt was poor---tasteless. Bread was stale and uninspiring (i love bread -- bread from Madonas in the Bronx is excellent -- why they would not have it here is beyond me). Penna a'la vodka came cold. My veal parm was warm at best, came with no pasta, just a tasteless potatoe croquet.. Oh, bread sticks were stale. Was not busy at the time.
More authentic on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, or pay more for quality on the upper East side

Pros: None

Cons: Cold food, Bread, Wine, Presentation, all no Good

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Food P**soning, Need I say More?

Okay, the food was terrible, I could have spent 2 bucks and opened up a can of ravioli instead of spending a hundred bucks for someone to do it for me.

My wife spent the night driving the porcelin bus. This was the only meal we ate that day that we each had different dishes. We didn't drink but two glasses of wine so I can't blame the booze.

If you are in to food p**soning then Buona Notte is a must.

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★☆☆☆☆

Food P**soning, Need I say More?

Okay, the food was terrible, I could have spent 2 bucks and opened up a can of ravioli instead of spending a hundred bucks for someone to do it for me.

My wife spent the night driving the porcelin bus. This was the only meal we ate that day that we each had different dishes. We didn't drink but two glasses of wine so I can't blame the booze.

If you are in to food p**soning then Buona Notte is a must.

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This is my favorite spot in Little Italy in Manhattan!! Delicious food ~ moderately priced to expensive, depending on what you order. Great, friendly service everytime I've been there ~ perfect place to go on a date (romantic).

5
★★★★★

This is my favorite spot in Little Italy in Manhattan!! Delicious food ~ moderately priced to expensive, depending on what you order. Great, friendly service everytime I've been there ~ perfect place to go on a date (romantic).

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My girlfriend and I went here last Thursday night, and it was fantastic. We started the evening with the Peperoni E Mozzarella, which I thought was rather bland and boring. Not looking forward to the entree at that point, I had the Pollo Alla Sorrentina while my girlfriend had the Penne Alla Boscaiola. Both were fantastic. We regularly will try each others dish and we both thought the others meal was just fantastic. We washed it all down with a bottle of the house red, and even that was fantastic, as our waiter said it would be. The night was made complete when our waiter caught my girlfriend when she was heading back from the wash room and told her we could not leave because the guy at the table next to us was about to propose to his girlfriend. He played the part for the guy perfectly, telling him twice that his card was being declined until the guy pulled out an engagement ring and said it was all he had to pay with. After she said yes, the waiter treated the entire room to a glass of champagne for a toast. An unforgettable experience! You gotta try this place.

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★★★★★

My girlfriend and I went here last Thursday night, and it was fantastic. We started the evening with the Peperoni E Mozzarella, which I thought was rather bland and boring. Not looking forward to the entree at that point, I had the Pollo Alla Sorrentina while my girlfriend had the Penne Alla Boscaiola. Both were fantastic. We regularly will try each others dish and we both thought the others meal was just fantastic. We washed it all down with a bottle of the house red, and even that was fantastic, as our waiter said it would be. The night was made complete when our waiter caught my girlfriend when she was heading back from the wash room and told her we could not leave because the guy at the table next to us was about to propose to his girlfriend. He played the part for the guy perfectly, telling him twice that his card was being declined until the guy pulled out an engagement ring and said it was all he had to pay with. After she said yes, the waiter treated the entire room to a glass of champagne for a toast. An unforgettable experience! You gotta try this place.

Pros: Low key, great service, great food

Cons: Yankees game playing on the TV....Red Sox for life.

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My wife and I were in the city to see a play Saturday, Nov. 3rd. We had reservations for a place on Mulberry St. and when we got there there was no one in the place. To me that was a bad sign, so we cancelled and went over to Angelo's, but left due to rudeness which I'll discuss in comments under that restaurant.

Anyway, we walked down the street and came upon a place that had a nice crowd, not overly crowded, and asked a patron who was leaving how the place was. He said without hesitation, awesome, this is the best place in the city, we come here all the time. So we tried it.

I found everything, from the time we were seated to the time we left, to be great. Our waiter, George, was fantastic, yet not overbearing. The appetizers were impeccable, the entrees were imaginitive and delicious and dessert (tiramasu) was out of this world.

I would absolutely go back again. This is now my spot when we go in to NYC.

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★★★★★

My wife and I were in the city to see a play Saturday, Nov. 3rd. We had reservations for a place on Mulberry St. and when we got there there was no one in the place. To me that was a bad sign, so we cancelled and went over to Angelo's, but left due to rudeness which I'll discuss in comments under that restaurant.

Anyway, we walked down the street and came upon a place that had a nice crowd, not overly crowded, and asked a patron who was leaving how the place was. He said without hesitation, awesome, this is the best place in the city, we come here all the time. So we tried it.

I found everything, from the time we were seated to the time we left, to be great. Our waiter, George, was fantastic, yet not overbearing. The appetizers were impeccable, the entrees were imaginitive and delicious and dessert (tiramasu) was out of this world.

I would absolutely go back again. This is now my spot when we go in to NYC.

Pros: Food, service

Cons: none

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I ate here two weeks ago. The food was good, but any dish which had tomatoe sauce was ruined by the sauce. Their sauce was bland and a huge disappointment.

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★★☆☆☆

I ate here two weeks ago. The food was good, but any dish which had tomatoe sauce was ruined by the sauce. Their sauce was bland and a huge disappointment.

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Second time to Buona Notte... First time was on a date, this time was entertaining out of town guests. We were seated immediately on a Saturday night (4 of us), without reservations. Bread and water were on the table within a minute. We did have to ask for the wine list, but found it to have a good variety and very reasonable prices for bottles. The food was DELICIOUS and the portions were just perfect. We shared an appetizer and each had a different entree. All 4 of us were more than pleased. We will certainly be going back... hopefully soon!

2
★★★★★

Second time to Buona Notte... First time was on a date, this time was entertaining out of town guests. We were seated immediately on a Saturday night (4 of us), without reservations. Bread and water were on the table within a minute. We did have to ask for the wine list, but found it to have a good variety and very reasonable prices for bottles. The food was DELICIOUS and the portions were just perfect. We shared an appetizer and each had a different entree. All 4 of us were more than pleased. We will certainly be going back... hopefully soon!

Pros: Great food, great value!

Cons: No daily specials

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Unfortunately, I won't be able to comment on the food given that we were forbidden to even step foot into the restaurant in the first place. My friends and I were prepared to enter when one very rude service person handing out menus denied our entrance simply because we were Chinese. He did, however, allow an Italian friend of ours to go inside to get a business card. Don't count on us ever calling though. Though it's not fair to judge the entirety of the establishment based on a run-in with one bigot worker, it definitely is an appetite killer considering Chinatown is just a couple of blocks away- you'd think some people would be more understanding.

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★☆☆☆☆

Unfortunately, I won't be able to comment on the food given that we were forbidden to even step foot into the restaurant in the first place. My friends and I were prepared to enter when one very rude service person handing out menus denied our entrance simply because we were Chinese. He did, however, allow an Italian friend of ours to go inside to get a business card. Don't count on us ever calling though. Though it's not fair to judge the entirety of the establishment based on a run-in with one bigot worker, it definitely is an appetite killer considering Chinatown is just a couple of blocks away- you'd think some people would be more understanding.

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My husband & I were celebrating our wedding anniversary & happened to be in Little Italy when they closed the streets celebrating the World Cup. Bad weather kept the crowds away, and we were able to score an inside table for two at Buona Notte around 9pm on a Saturday night.

The atmosphere was DEFINITELY casual (I think we were overdressed), and the clientele ranged from families w/ children, B&T people, to women out for the night with their girlfriends. Service was prompt and attentive, and the menu was standard for an Italian restaurant in Little Italy.

After the obligatory bread & butter, our appetizer came within mere minutes of placing the order, and the entree was delivered in a timely manner. The sauce on the calamari was amazing, and the gnocchi w/ tomato/basil/mozzarella was delicious. We weren't blown away with the food, but we definitely received excellent value for the money and the portions were nothing to sneeze at. We were not able to finish our entrees and wrapped them to go.

We declined coffee/dessert, and our check was presented with little fanfare and a positive attitude. The remaining plates were cleared quickly and efficiently. The only thing I would recommend is the server OFFER the guest the winelist (we had to ASK to see it), and perhaps have the dessert menu (or card) presented separately from the main appetizer/entree menu. The dessert selections were indiscriminately placed on the menu and we had to search for them.

In any case, we WILL be back, perhaps even with our children!

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★★★★☆

My husband & I were celebrating our wedding anniversary & happened to be in Little Italy when they closed the streets celebrating the World Cup. Bad weather kept the crowds away, and we were able to score an inside table for two at Buona Notte around 9pm on a Saturday night.

The atmosphere was DEFINITELY casual (I think we were overdressed), and the clientele ranged from families w/ children, B&T people, to women out for the night with their girlfriends. Service was prompt and attentive, and the menu was standard for an Italian restaurant in Little Italy.

After the obligatory bread & butter, our appetizer came within mere minutes of placing the order, and the entree was delivered in a timely manner. The sauce on the calamari was amazing, and the gnocchi w/ tomato/basil/mozzarella was delicious. We weren't blown away with the food, but we definitely received excellent value for the money and the portions were nothing to sneeze at. We were not able to finish our entrees and wrapped them to go.

We declined coffee/dessert, and our check was presented with little fanfare and a positive attitude. The remaining plates were cleared quickly and efficiently. The only thing I would recommend is the server OFFER the guest the winelist (we had to ASK to see it), and perhaps have the dessert menu (or card) presented separately from the main appetizer/entree menu. The dessert selections were indiscriminately placed on the menu and we had to search for them.

In any case, we WILL be back, perhaps even with our children!

Pros: Quick seating time, friendly hostess, excellent portion size to entree price

Cons: Tight seating arrangments, appetizers on the small side

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food is about the same as all the places in little italy, not bad for the price. the service here is awful, rude waiters, not on top of things, like filling a water glass, bringing the bill (the waiters job). I've tried it twice, not impressed

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★☆☆☆☆

food is about the same as all the places in little italy, not bad for the price. the service here is awful, rude waiters, not on top of things, like filling a water glass, bringing the bill (the waiters job). I've tried it twice, not impressed

Pros: decent food, price

Cons: service, waiters, tip added to bill

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The food is out of this world. I strongly recommend it!

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★★★★★

The food is out of this world. I strongly recommend it!

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The food, service and seating was horrible. Most restaurants are not very spacious in Little Italy, but this was the worst I have ever seen, almost sitting in the laps of the people next to us! Don't waste your time or money, instead travel further into Little Italy for a better dining experience!

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★☆☆☆☆

The food, service and seating was horrible. Most restaurants are not very spacious in Little Italy, but this was the worst I have ever seen, almost sitting in the laps of the people next to us! Don't waste your time or money, instead travel further into Little Italy for a better dining experience!

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Had lunch here. Baked clams were ok. I had penne with mushrooms, sun dried tomates, olive oil, and garlic. Was ok not great. Service was a little slow. The chocolate mousse cake was horrible. Not the best place. You can find better.

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★★★☆☆

Had lunch here. Baked clams were ok. I had penne with mushrooms, sun dried tomates, olive oil, and garlic. Was ok not great. Service was a little slow. The chocolate mousse cake was horrible. Not the best place. You can find better.

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My wife and I used to love this place but then we went there on a Monday night and will never go again. The food is OK and I loved the rolled up veal but the service is horrible. The waiter forgot to bring the appetizer and wouldn't give us the check when my wife asked for it he kept offering more things, even after we repeatedly stated that we were full. Finally we had to get up and befgin to move towards the door to get the check rushed over to us. With so many other places within a couple of yards you may as well skip this place.

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★☆☆☆☆

My wife and I used to love this place but then we went there on a Monday night and will never go again. The food is OK and I loved the rolled up veal but the service is horrible. The waiter forgot to bring the appetizer and wouldn't give us the check when my wife asked for it he kept offering more things, even after we repeatedly stated that we were full. Finally we had to get up and befgin to move towards the door to get the check rushed over to us. With so many other places within a couple of yards you may as well skip this place.

Pros: food taste, price, ambience

Cons: service, service, service

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i ate here 3 years ago and the food was bad then. i thought it might be better now. it wasn't. my sister and i ate here last night. we actually tried to go to other restaurants in little italy but they were packed. buona notte wasn't and i see why. i had the bowtie pasta with salmon in a cream sauce and she had the boneless chicken w/ sausage in a garlic or wine sauce, i forget. my pasta was not creamy, in fact it was quite watery. her chicken was mediocre and we both didn't finish our meals. even though we didn't like it, we had our food wrapped to go because we were annoyed that we had to pay for such crap. weird logic i know. don't go there.

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★★★☆☆

i ate here 3 years ago and the food was bad then. i thought it might be better now. it wasn't. my sister and i ate here last night. we actually tried to go to other restaurants in little italy but they were packed. buona notte wasn't and i see why. i had the bowtie pasta with salmon in a cream sauce and she had the boneless chicken w/ sausage in a garlic or wine sauce, i forget. my pasta was not creamy, in fact it was quite watery. her chicken was mediocre and we both didn't finish our meals. even though we didn't like it, we had our food wrapped to go because we were annoyed that we had to pay for such crap. weird logic i know. don't go there.

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recently ate at the buona notte and this place is a gem. from the time you walk in the door to the time you leave you feel like you are at home. the food is fabulous and the price is unbelievable. the owner, matt is all over the place making sure everything is in order. a great wine list and of course, once again a bargain. from the stuffed artichoke, fresh mozzarella, all pastas and some of the best veal i ever tasted, you are in heaven dining at this gem on mulberry street. try this absolutely fabulous restaurant, you will definitely not be disappointed.

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★★★★★

recently ate at the buona notte and this place is a gem. from the time you walk in the door to the time you leave you feel like you are at home. the food is fabulous and the price is unbelievable. the owner, matt is all over the place making sure everything is in order. a great wine list and of course, once again a bargain. from the stuffed artichoke, fresh mozzarella, all pastas and some of the best veal i ever tasted, you are in heaven dining at this gem on mulberry street. try this absolutely fabulous restaurant, you will definitely not be disappointed.

Pros: food, service

Cons: none

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i'v been there a couple of times, and always a very good service ,good food, waiters are nice and friendly, they have a beautifull garden in the back, nice music and big portions,that is what I call place to enjoy and for an hour be a KING..........

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★★★★★

i'v been there a couple of times, and always a very good service ,good food, waiters are nice and friendly, they have a beautifull garden in the back, nice music and big portions,that is what I call place to enjoy and for an hour be a KING..........

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I've been to Buona Notte several times. Each time the food was simply delicious, and the service was excellent and professional. Prices are very reasonable while portions are generous. I tell my friends about this place all the time.

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★★★★★

I've been to Buona Notte several times. Each time the food was simply delicious, and the service was excellent and professional. Prices are very reasonable while portions are generous. I tell my friends about this place all the time.

Pros: inexpensive, delicious, courteous/professiona

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I went there for Fathers Day and it was THE WORST! The waiter was rude and would'nt bring us what we asked for. Not only that as we were eating our appetizers he was sitting behind us with other coworkers eating their meal. Very unprofessional. The waiters are pigs, they stare at the women and talk about the customers. I will NEVER go back there again!

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★★☆☆☆

I went there for Fathers Day and it was THE WORST! The waiter was rude and would'nt bring us what we asked for. Not only that as we were eating our appetizers he was sitting behind us with other coworkers eating their meal. Very unprofessional. The waiters are pigs, they stare at the women and talk about the customers. I will NEVER go back there again!

Pros: nice atmosphere

Cons: rude waiters, horrible service

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We were in Buona Notte more than one times,and never had a bad meal.The staff is always very friendly and they have a great ambiance.As regulars we always look to go back there,usually at night for dinner.We love it!

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★★★★★

We were in Buona Notte more than one times,and never had a bad meal.The staff is always very friendly and they have a great ambiance.As regulars we always look to go back there,usually at night for dinner.We love it!

Pros: inexpensive, good ambiance, friendly service

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I can't believe anyone gave this place even a halfway decent review. The food is Chef Boyardee all the way! The 'service' people (and I use that term lightly, because you can't really call what they do here service) are all either really rude or absolutely incompetent. It's almost like they are trying to make customers as uncomfortable as possible. Don't go to Buona Notte if you want to have a good experience.

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★☆☆☆☆

I can't believe anyone gave this place even a halfway decent review. The food is Chef Boyardee all the way! The 'service' people (and I use that term lightly, because you can't really call what they do here service) are all either really rude or absolutely incompetent. It's almost like they are trying to make customers as uncomfortable as possible. Don't go to Buona Notte if you want to have a good experience.

Pros: none

Cons: horrible service, bad food, overpriced

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Gone here a few times - not all that impressed with the food. Blah in flavor, but HUGE portions. Nice back room for large groups, and garden seating out back, but inside it gets very loud, especially with the kitchen located between the front and back room.

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★★★☆☆

Gone here a few times - not all that impressed with the food. Blah in flavor, but HUGE portions. Nice back room for large groups, and garden seating out back, but inside it gets very loud, especially with the kitchen located between the front and back room.

Pros: shopping location

Cons: parking

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This is the worst restaurant I've been to in Little Italy. The food was mediocre, the staff are all unbelievably rude. They have absolutely no justification for their attitude problems, since this is just a glorified tourist trap with pathetically bland food. An example of the worst this neighborhood has to offer. Avoid this place at all cost!

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★☆☆☆☆

This is the worst restaurant I've been to in Little Italy. The food was mediocre, the staff are all unbelievably rude. They have absolutely no justification for their attitude problems, since this is just a glorified tourist trap with pathetically bland food. An example of the worst this neighborhood has to offer. Avoid this place at all cost!

Cons: Incredibly rude, bad food

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Waiter was not incredibly friendly, but host was.
Food was good although I've had better. Prices weren't too bad, either.

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★★★★☆

Waiter was not incredibly friendly, but host was.
Food was good although I've had better. Prices weren't too bad, either.

Pros: good food, not too expensive, good range of seating

Cons: one-unfriendly waiter

 

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