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Posted by nyc diner on 03/22/2015
i always remenbered this little place as somewhat overpriced, but the food and service were usually good. Having recently eaten there, the whole atmosphere changed, and not for the better. Salads were overoriced as well as the most basic glass of wine for $15. The margarita pizza, usually a favorite, had absoluteky no taste. The place was empty on a Saturday night, and obviously the word is out. Skip it.
Posted by Anonymous on 08/25/2014
The food is quite good but it's far too loud to talk without shouting. The prices are too high, especially for a loud, cramped space. Great iced tea, wonderful pizza & salads.
Posted by Uesfoodie on 02/14/2013
The host is not friendly or welcoming. The experience is probably better if you are part of the "club" that gets preferential seating and treatment. Good food that's not worth it because of the cold service.
Posted by Jack on 06/04/2011
Best italian food in town. The service is great and even though the line is long, its worth the wait! Best iced tea i've had in my life and although the place is a bit cramped, it's what makes Mezzaluna so special. I recommend this to every single one of you.
Posted by sfran3 on 01/04/2011
If you don't care about squeezing in to get a table and being crowded the food is consistently good and the service very good as well. The buffalo mozzerella appetizer is great as are the pastas and the specials always fresh and excellent. Best to sit at the car with a glass of wine and get and app or a pizza...not a great place to bring kids either but I find myself there quite often especially during lunch.
Posted by Anonymous on 12/28/2009
They have delicious Lasagna that is worth trying. I will definitely eat there again.
Posted by aaron on 06/19/2009
mezzaluna if my absolute favorite restaurant in nyc. i eat here about 4 times a week. all the food is fresh and the staff is super friendly. yes, it is true that it is small and often feels cramped, but this is just the best place. as for the food... first off, the iced tea is a must. best iced tea in the city. the pollanca salad is my favorite salad, although the tropicale is pretty good too. the calamari appetizer is also delicious. the pasta is also great. i would recommend the black linguini with shrimp, it is a little spicy sometimes and is spectacular. the penne alla vizanzio is also great and so is the linguini with clams. the thin crust pizza is also superb. make sure to ask for the spicy olive oil to use with the pizza. it is a great touch.