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Cipollini Trattoria and Bar
Cipollini Trattoria and Bar

Cipollini Trattoria and Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.cipollinirestaurant.com
  • Phone: (516) 627-7172
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch and Dinner: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Jeffery Scala
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Cafe, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access

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  • Parking: No
A word from Cipollini Trattoria and Bar
Located in Americana Manhasset, Long Island's most impressive shopping destination, Cipollini Trattoria & Bar is a casual, Manhattan-Style Restaurant. A Metropolitan dining experience that offers freshly prepared, satisfying meals at moderate prices in a comfortable inviting atmosphere. Cipollini has gained a reputation for its array of contemporary Italian specialties as well as their Greek and American influenced dishes. Whether your palette prefers savory salads, enticing entrees or freshly made brick-oven pizzas, Cipollini offers variety and distinctive quality that will suit everyone’s taste.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "Everything about the place was just alright. I must say the bartender at the front sucked, made me wait like I was invisible. Then served someone he recognized who showed up 5 minutes after me. The guy eating at the bar said he is usually great but was in a bad mood? Really let me pay fifteen bucks and tip him for his efforts. We sat way in the back which is like being sent to the basement."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We had a lovely dinner Friday evening, though were disappointed that despite a reservation made 2 weeks in advance, we had to wait close to 45 minutes for an outdoor table. Waiting at the bar proved to be expensive. With that said, there were 4 of us and we were served efficiently. The food was very good. I would definitely recommend Cipollini to friends and would go back."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Since the renovation the kitchen seems to have stepped up it's game. The service is always very efficient & professional"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food and service were excellent but the restaurant was very loud - so much that we had to yell to hear each other across the table. The crowd was pretentious- ladies all wearing their tightest dresses, highest heels and fresh Botox (literally)."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "You can always count on Cipollini's for real good food and service. The Poll brothers donut the right way."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Not an epicurean event for sure, but for a quick, fix for a meal, pizza or to be part if a "scene" it works just fine. There was a little white yapping dog at the table near ours and we found that to be just over to top ANNOYING. Dining al fresco or not, a barking 4 legged anything should never have been tolerated. Glad that we were on our way out or I'd have definitely been barking back at the management. This is a dependable watering hole. Great pizzas and great seafood salad."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The food and service was very good. I would recommend this restaurant to my friends and i look forward to dining here again."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "The 2 maître'd was too busy socializing with a guest than to seat us. I cleared my throat and one looked in my direction and finally seated us. Didn't even apologize for letting the line build up while his back was turned. Service is hit/miss. There have been good times and others where it left more to be desired. I feel that if the 'staff' doesn't provide the same level of service to everyone - if they know you, then you be given importance. Food is great - too bad the service has such significant room for improvement. When walking out of the restaurant, the maître'd looked but couldn't even muster a "hope you enjoyed everything""
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Food was average. Too loud. Could barely hear each other across the table."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Despite not being full the restaurant was very noisy - this was my second vsit there, I had the chicken scarpiello. a dish that I cooked for "Look Who's Cooking" featured in Newsday. I only ate about 1/3rd becase it was not well prepared. I would not return nor recommend this restaurant. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Great food Great service Nice renervation Great atmosphere"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Got to the Resturant on time Was told 30-45 min wait. The Resturant was totally packed No room to wak through the front door The bar was 3 deep It was very clear that they where way overbooked. I left Very upstep and would never go back "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "This is a wonderful restaurant that never disappoints. Food and service are excellent. It is not a budget buster although you will see the rich and famous from the North Shore here."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I love this restaurant, is my second time been here with my family, we like the food, the ambient and the staff, definitely recommend this restaurant to my friends, see you soon guys"
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "This past Saturday night, we arrived at 8:50pm for a 9pm reservation. Checked in with the Host (named Hector) who said that table was not ready (as it was crowded) and to go have a drink at the bar. Host took my name, but didn't really check us into the computer or any other system they may use. We go to the bar to have a drink and noticed that the only thing the Host was really doing was hugging and kissing people he apparently knew, sitting others as they walked in, and not paying attention to us who had a reservation. By 9:30pm, we are still at bar, and Hector the Host kept ignoring us. I noticed plenty of open tables, so I decided to say something to the other host (taller gentleman), who sat us immediately. Overall, food was good"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Food ordered was very good. We could barely hear each other speak and there was no one on two if the sides if our table."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Leave it to the Poll brothers and the great chef to pull off the perfect ribeye. Take the most amazing piece of steak and cook it perfectly...that's what you got here!"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Service was good except one member in our group ordered a dish and wasn't as described in the specials, when waiter was told he had an attitude and argued that it was what they ordered. Wait staff can be a bit obnoxious here."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Food was delicious and service was impeccable! Definitely a fun place for more than 2"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Wow, and what amazing soft shells they were! Big, juicy, succulent. Tastes just like summer! Finally. get there and try them!"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Just had brunch there with my family on Easter Sunday. The weather was gorgeous and it's a real treat to be able to dine alfresco after the long winter that we had. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Can't enjoy bc it's always over packed and extremely loud, so busy the waiter barely asked how we were doing....didn't even get the chance to order a second drink. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Reopened after a 6 week make over. I don't see all the fuss, but okay there are now 6... count them, six bathrooms and room for 3 more tables. Really? Same menu, so lot's to please many different poalets. Very friendly, attentive staff. Loud and crazy noisy so don't plan on doing any talking. Great bread and very generous wine pours. All in, I like Cipollinis!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "The restaurant just re-opened following the addtion of more space for addtional tables and restrooms which were long overdue. Prior to the changes they only had 2 restrooms in a 150-seat restaurant which was ridiculous. The food and service are great but the noise when busy is deafening. The waiter had to shout to be heard over the loud music and patrons' voices to describe the night's specials. It's a great spot but avoid busy times if you want to have a conversation with anyone sitting at your table."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "How often can we say this is one of our favorite restaurants? Terrific attention to detail as always. Try the octopus salad."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "All was ok. Nothing special. A bit pricy. Nothing against it, just did not go above and beyond with service nor food."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "Never got seated overcrowded loud too noisy We left and were fortunate to get a nicer place nearby"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We have been to this Cipollini a few times and each time the food gets better. We just recently dined there to celebrate my son's 9th birthday. Even though it was Christmas Eve and the place was packed the food was impeccable and the service was amazing. I don't have a single bad thing to say about this place. It is a real gem."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "its always a fresh food, welcoming place to dine at... our experiences are always delicious..."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "It's my go to place when I am on Long Island Food is consistently good Tables a bit too close together but otherwise all good"
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "Staff was indifferent - food was disappointing-restaurant was crowded - tables one on top of another-will not be back."
    Dined on 11/19/2013
  • "Wow, had the baked Tagliatelle Bolognese - unbelievable. One of the tastiest, hardiest dishes I have had in a while, very rustic and full of flavor. Chef nailed this one, felt like I was in Italy!"
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Food is good. We went early Sunday night. Very busy and vibrant. I would try a different night."
    Dined on 11/10/2013
  • "Our waiter was very unfriendly. You could tell he was not interested in being there. Other then that it was fantastic!"
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "Noise level, and the level of the background music, made it very difficult to conduct a conversation. I would not recommend it for a business lunch."
    Dined on 10/8/2013
  • "We sat outside and didnt feel rushed or hurried by our waiter. The weather was delicious, service excellent and the indoors seemed too noisy Glad we got a table outside."
    Dined on 9/15/2013
  • "Food is good, but expensive. Portions are small. The restaurant was cold inside and when asked to turn off the fan above our table we got a nice smile. Very loud restaurant. It is an occasional restaurant, not a weekly family restaurant."
    Dined on 9/6/2013
  • "We eat out frequently and Good or bad Depends on the waiter. Last time had a pushy rude waiter. He wanted to get our orders including desserts fast at his command. He also needed to mind his own business. I was embarrassed by his personnel comments that he had absolutely no business making about any of us. A hot dog shack on a street corner would have been a better choice that night. Yes that bad. The quality of the food is moot. I had a lousy time and had to pay for it."
    Dined on 9/2/2013