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Posted by STEPHEN BALDWIN JAYNE on 2013-12-31
From the moment you arrive downstairs in the "grotto" until you go back up You will feel like you took a trip to Italy. Some of the food is actually Fed Ex'd from Italy!!
Some people complain about the prices but this is not ragu from a jar...This is au
Posted by AZ in NYC on 2013-06-10
The specials where fantastic. Expensive, but well worth it.
Posted by Charlotte on 2012-07-23
$160 for a $35 bottle of wine? Come on!
Plus, it tasted poor and the waiter kept assuring us that since it was a sangiovese it had to breathe. Well I know the sangioveses and they don't have to breathe for 20 minutes to be barely palatable.
Posted by Karen on 2012-05-10
The food was wonderful. But the waiter was "shocked" when we asked the price of the special, told us no one ever asks. Then he quoted a price. The bill came and the price was more! when questioned he said the prices went up. did this increase magically oc
Posted by Tate Celaya on 2011-06-16
Some say the waiters are arrogant! I say they are experienced and confident in their recommendations. Great atmosphere and wonderful food. We go there at least twice on every trip to NY.
Posted by hkrasner on 2011-06-13
Dinner here always feels like a party.
Generous atmosphere and portions.
Posted by foodfan on 2010-11-12
I came here with high hopes and actually liked the noisy, crowded dark cellar which made it feel like a party. Our first courses were fine. Then we waited. And waited. And waited. Mains finally arrived, clearly having sat under a heat lamp, forgotten. My
Posted by JAC9966 on 2010-10-21
Yes, it's expensive... but so are white truffles. This is the best pasta I've ever eaten, counting Italy! I love that the waiters would rather you tell them what you like, then chef creates something for you rather than only off the menu. It's cozy & f