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Il Luogo Ristorante
Il Luogo Ristorante

Il Luogo Ristorante Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.illuogoristorante.com
  • Phone: (516) 837-9015
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Sunday: 3:30pm - 9:30pm,

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm,

    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Marco Jara
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout
  • Catering: Catering options are available. Please contact the restaurant directly.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Ocean Ave
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Big parking lot plus valet parking Friday and Saturday
A word from Il Luogo Ristorante
Il Luogo Ristorante offers a variety of flavorful, homemade Italian dishes, using only the freshest and finest ingredients. We boast a professional and staff providing hallmark service in an exciting atmosphere. Chef Marco and Maître’d Cesar will made your dining experience a memorable one.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
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Diner Reviews
  • "my first time at this restaurant but not my first dining out experience. while staff was amiable I felt things seemed disjointed. two different waiters came to table to take drink order. after telling second waiter we had already ordered he still insisted we tell him again. while in the middle of reciting specials waiter walked away and returned much later. had to ask someone else to finish specials so that we could relax and make our decision. food was dissapointing. my husbands pasta was smothered in sauce. we sent appetizer of mussels back to kitchen because the white wine sauce they were in tasted sour. with all that being said, everyone was very nice and tried to accomodate us."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "The food was very good. The service was not. Dishes were placed in front of the incorrect diners. Salads arrived already dressed, when it was requested to be put on the side. The noise in the restaurant was horrific. We left before dessert, in order to find a quieter place to talk."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "Small place we've visited under prior owners. This is a good improvement in terms of food and service, both of which were very good. Menu is mostly standard northern Italian, with some interesting options. Specials are, typically and unfortunately, higher priced, which, I guess, is also typical and why price is not volunteered by waiter. That always disappoints. All in all, however, it's worth a try and we'll probably return."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "We dined at Il Luogo on a Sunday evening, celebrating our anniversary. The food and service were wonderful, and they topped off the evening with a fruit platter for dessert with "Happy Anniversary" written on the side (and no charge!). They accommodated a gluten-free diet (gluten-free pasta is available, and a veal scallopini dish was prepared without any flour). This was our first time there, but we'll definitely be back."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "From the service to the ambiance makes Il Luogo an excellent place to dine. The staff is informative and attentive. The menu is varied and well chosen as are the nightly specials. Each part of the meal (appetizer to desert) is spaced out nicely, nothing is rushed nor are you asking "Where's my dinner?" My wife and I have dined here 5 or 6 times and each visit has been the same........quality, quality, and quality."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "The food is delicious and the service is great can't get better than that, this is a very special restaurant from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave"
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Having been here many times, we always enjoy the service, the food and how special everyone makes us feel."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "This restaurant was recommended by one of my friends and I was not disappointed. The food was amazing and the service was impeccable. Definitely will visit again, I highly recommend it."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "We had some friends from New Jersey meet us here and they loved Il Luogo. This was my second time there and the food and service was as excellent as the first time I went there. I will definitely be going back there more often."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Il Luogo is one of our favorite places to go. It is a local restaurant that can be compared to many of the finer Manhattan restaurants. The staff is very professional and the food is top shelf! I highly recommend giving it a try!! If you do you will return!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "One of the specials that night was a lobster salad appetizer that was worth the price of admission by itself. The food was all very good to excellent. I'm not from the area and I don't know when I would have the opportunity to go there again, but I would recommend Il Luogo to anyone in the Eastern Queens/Nassau County area."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The staff was so friendly and catered to all my needs. I loved the service and the food. I will visit this establishment again."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "The seafood dish for two people was outstanding. A true dining experience. The service was impeccable"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The only place I wanted to spend my birthday with my family. In addition to a wonderful regular menu, their numerous specials are a delight. Everyone in my party had beautifully served food that was delicious. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "The minute I walked in,it was a great experience, the food was excellent, the service outstanding and very professional. Can't wait to go back.."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Loved the restaurant - food is so much better than prior ownership. Dover sole was outstanding - service was friendly and very professional. Will be back soon."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "This is the 5th time we have dined at Il Luogo. The food id always delicious and well presented. The service is exceptional. I would recommend this restaurant to anybody looking to celebrate an anniversary or other speciial occasions."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Every time I come to the restaurant the food is excellent. And the service is the best. Can't wait to go back"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Every time I come to the resturaunt I'm never disappointed. I always have great service and the food is exceptional. Every week the specials are different and delicious. I'm looking forward to coming back to this restaurant again. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "went on a thursday night & they had a singer singing old school music. it was very cool. Food was great but little pricy & ordered all the specials not realizing the prices were more than what's on the menu. might go back for special occasion "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "We enjoyed a delicious meal and the service was attentive without overdoing it. One of our party's orders came out wrong and the correct entree was on the table in less than 5 minutes. It was wonderful to be in a busy restaurant where you could still carry on a conversation at your table without the surrounding noise drowning you out. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Since coming here for one of my many dining experience with my family and friends I must say it has never been disappointing in food and service, such awesome dining astomphere. Can't wait to go again soon. Highly recommend this restaurant.."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Not my first time at this wonderful restaurant. The food is great. Wonderful service. A beautiful place. I can't wait to go back to celebrate my birthday."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "The town of Lynbrook lacks GOOD restaurants like this one. The food was great service was past excellent price was extremly fair. You have a WINNER!!!!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "This was our second visit to this restaurant , we enjoyed our first visit but as with a lot of restaurants staying consistent seems to be difficult. Growing up in an Italian family in Brooklyn I sometimes find it hard to find good Italian food and this place was no exception. First the service was horrible. We sat at least 15 minutes before a menu was given to us and then only 2 for a party of 4. We were told they were short menus. We also need a high chair for my grand niece we finally got one after 10-15 minutes and it was broken, we asked for a replacement and after another 10-15 minutes were given back the same one! Told they have more on order. Food was just plain not good. Plain and simple! no flavor"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Restaurant was small and ambiance was decent. The star though as the food! The crabmeat cocktail appetizer inside an avacado with mango was awesomely different in a good way. My seafood fra diablo over blank ink fettuccini was solid. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to foodies."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Excellent staff at IL LUOGO form the moment in enter to the time I left we were treated with excellent service the staff is well train food was breath taking great wine selection I will recommend to all my friends and family"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Wonderful food, ambience and professional staff. Everyone was friendly + knowledgeable. Easy location."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We dined at Il Luogo on St. Joseph's Day and had special bread and a fantastic appetizer of fresh sardines over a breaded pasta, both of which celebrated the holiday and were absolutely delicious. This is about the 10th visit to this restaurant - it is consistent in service and food quality. We enjoy it every visit."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Had not been for a while. Food excellent. Service great. Everyone very attentive."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "The restaurant was small though the food and the service were excellent. The waiters go above the expectation of what is needed to achieve whats needed to make your dining experience a memorable one. The staff is friendly and personable. I really enjoy this place and will definitely go back there and recommend it highly"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Everything we ate tonight was delicious. We haven't been here in a while and were very happy with everything."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We came here to celebrate closing on our very first house. The food is delicious and the staff is attentive. This wasn't our first time there and surely will not be our last. Between how a bottle of wine is served for you to dessert everything is delicious and memorable. It being so close to home it's a great pick for a great bite of food. I have already recommended this place to several of my friends who are tired of eating at the same restaurants"
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "I have been to many Italian restaurants,and this restaurant ranks up there with the best,the service was five star,the sommelier made excellent suggestion,and the food was exceptional .this restaurant does not nickel and dime you - I felt that my time and my money were well spent. One additional comment -the marinara sauce is not to be missed."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "We started with the pear salad that may have been the best thing I have ever eaten. We then went onto the Black Squid Ink Pasta with seafood, and then Oso Buco and everything was just exceptional. We finished with a bread pudding. This is a place I WILL DEFINATELY revisit. The service was excellent the presintation was elegant. A must goto in Lynbrook"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Exceptional service,good food,has been a great dining experience for many years,"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Great food! Great service! Everyone cares! Will absolutley be dining here again."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "I have been to many fine resturaunts, but not to one like Il LUOGO. The food was excellent and the service was great. What makes this resturaunts different is the consistency on the food and service. I can't wait to go back"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "This is a great restaurant. The food is excellent and they have great specials. The service is excellent and all of the staff there are friendly and go out of their way to make the experinece an enjoyable one."
    Dined on 2/14/2014