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Nick & Toni's Cafe
Posted by Jordan on 05/23/2014
I was so excited to try this restaurant after walking by it so often, and I was disappointed in every way. We did not make a reservation and were given a terrible table by an unfriendly person when we entered. The food was terrible and the presentation was terrible. The food tasted terrible. I had the lamb ragu and my wife tried a risotto special. Both plates looked like complete slop and tasted just as bad as they looked. Save yourself the time and go someplace else. A major letdown.
Posted by Long time patron. LTP on 07/20/2013
Been a customer over 20 years. Now disappointed . The upgrade is staid and sterile.. The Hampton panache has been replaced by nouveau Manhattanism ,almost a "diner" like setting. The service was mediocre,waiting for bread etc. had to ask....unacceptable.... The food was superb but wanting .low quantity coupled with High Prices. Not very appealing or conducive to revisit. Very sad and disagreeable evening. The new N&T's no longer appetizing!
Posted by anonymous on 02/12/2011
I found the experience to be extremely pleasent, I took my mom here for mother's day and we just loved the small area and friendly waiters. The coffee was perfect and the chicken sandwich was so amazing that driving a hour from upstate is all worth it. I would definately recommend this place to anyone.
Posted by dana P. on 01/02/2011
I went here for dinner with a few friends from out of town. As soon as we were settled in a man with a huge voice welcomed us to dinner and we started the party. His recommendations were so good (I could order two platters of the zucchini chips and have a meal with that alone.) My friends had mostly pastas, but I had the recommended chicken and it was pure COMFORT food. I had no room for dessert, I thought, but when the waiter told us that it was the "heart of the meal", and that they had bourbon butter pecan gelato, I couldn't resist. it was better than I ever expected. I want to have this place be my secret, but the world must know how good it is.
Posted by ladycaterina on 02/28/2010
The quality of the meal was destroyed by the service. We waited 10 minutes just to get the menus, another 10 to get the check, and another 10 for our credit card to return (AND they had given us the wrong person's check). The food is decent, but for the price, I expect much better wait service. You can do much better with other restaurants on the Upper West Side.
Posted by Anonymous on 08/10/2009
Should have been tipped off by the empty dining room. A very long wait for our supposedly fresh fish entrees was followed by a miniscule portion of an overcooked filet. No bread was offered, and when we asked for some, it did not arrive until long after we had finished our entrees. The bread was good, however, crusty and fresh. Perhaps a problem in the kitchen on a quiet Sunday afternoon, but inattentive and occasionally surly service combined with mediocre to poor food resulted in a less than pleasurable pre- theatre (South Pacific) dining experience.
Posted by Cam on 03/12/2009
Service sealed the deal! Never been before, although I am very familiar with its tony East Hampton location, will certainly go again. Food is vaguely similar, I believe they source most locally, and wonderfully left alone to its own strengths. The scallops are possibly the largest I have ever seen (con shell!), still had a nice sweetness and texture, the whole fish is unmissable. Nice to have an under the radar spot to grab an impromptu dinner after Lincoln Ctr. p.s. I cannot believe they give those olives away for FREE for starters, its hard to behave yourself when you know they will give you more!