Lanterna Tuscan Bistro
Lanterna Tuscan Bistro
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Lanterna Tuscan Bistro

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://lanternausa.com/
  • Phone: 8453538361
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday Brunch: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Dinner Daily: 4:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Rossano Giannini
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We offer outside catering with menu design for any special events.
  • Private Party Facilities: Call restaurant for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Rossano 8453531387
  • Entertainment: Cooking classes and wine tasting every month featuring the chefs personal recipes and a variety of fine Italian wines.
  • Special Events: Cooking classes and wine tasting every month featuring the chefs personal recipes and a variety of fine Italian wines. $75 dollars per person includes tax and tip. Seating is limited and classes sell out fast.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main Street and Broadway
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Free street parking 6pm - 11pm. Town valet parking available near Riverspace theater.
A word from Lanterna Tuscan Bistro
Chef Giannini has brought the flavors of Tuscany to the quaint Hudson River Village of Nyack, NY. Lanterna offers a variety of homemade pasta's, fresh fish and meat dishes, as well as homemade desserts. Lanterna is also the home of Chef Giannini's "Culinary Events" which include cooking demonstrations, cooking classes, and wine tastings.No online reservation with Groupon
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Lanterna Tuscan Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Happy 42nd Wedding Anniversary
    HadAGreatTime
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    This was our first visit and won't be our last. Our children gave us gift certificates at Christmas and we said we'd use them to have our anniversary dinner at Lanterna Tuscan Bistro. We were quite pleased with the ambiance, service and above all the food. It may have been a bit pricy but well worth it. Our waiter Fredy and his assistant were very attentive to our wants and needs. They knew it was a special occasion for us and did all they could to see that all went well. We recommend the Lanterna highly and if you are in the Nyack, NY area plan on a visit. Great time Gang - Well done.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good!
    cesca
    Dined on 4/2/2014
    We can always count on a great meal at Lanterna's. The food is well-prepared and generously portioned. The wait staff is pleasant and efficient. It has a charming and intimate ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lotsa good places to eat in Nyack -
    Stuieee
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    Lanterna's always a very good and always enjoyable place for a nice dinner in Rockland. Service is always friendly and casual, the crowd is a nice mixture of neighborhood folks, young couples, etc.... and the food is VERY authentic northern Italian, never too spicy or too heavy. Save room for the tiramisu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb Cuisine and Great Service
    CJMCVIP
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Everything was terrific, I loved the pappardelle with wild boar sauce, she loved the porcini ravioli... truly gourmet Italian food, Fun and lively atmosphere and attentive service,,,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    NRFoodVIP
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Food is awesome, service is fantastic. This place is a gem, so glad I've discovered it!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable dinner
    Kawal618
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Food and service good. A good selection from mention. A little pricey but that was expected. Enjoyed the dinner and would recommend it.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    michelle
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Second time here. Wonderful both times. Jumbo shrimp appetizer, lobster ravioli and chocolate layered dessert were all amazing. wanted to lick the plate. Waiter was terrific and nice touch to give the ladies a rose on Valentine's day.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Northern Italian food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Wonderful Northern Italian food, including a terrific pasta dish with white boar ragu. The restaurant has a warm, inviting ambience and a very friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always special
    JMSPKGVIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We make it a point to get to Lanterna every few months. The food is always delicious and the service is very good. The owner, Rossano, is always welcoming and friendly, regardless of how busy he may be. Going to Lanterna is always special- never disappointing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent Valentine's Day meal
    Chaseac
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    kind of picky for Valentine's Day, but this lived up to it. Excellent.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food and service were
    Sharuns
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    The food and service were excellent. The restaurant is very quiet and we were seated very close to the 2 tables in the front window. The restaurant would have a warmer feel if there was quiet music. We felt like both couples next to us were listening to each other's conversations. Seated too close...not enough background noise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service!
    RayRay
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    Excellent food and service! They have the best bread outside of NYC. Great wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner close bye.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Really a delicious meal. The anti-pasta app was so yummy! All of our diners were great. The cheesecake was only so-so. The oy downside is if your table is not ready there is no where to wait. But we will definitely be going back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • More Than Your Average Lunch Spot
    Linda
    Dined on 1/29/2014
    I was in the area on business with a colleague and looked online for a spot that offered more than the usual lunch fare. The Lanterna was a great choice. The staff was very friendly and provided excellent service. The squash ravioli was good; the wild boar ragu was excellent. A wedge salad to start and a dessert to finish up were plenty big enough to share and on par with the ragu. Overall a great lunch. If in the area again, I would certainly plan a return visit, maybe the next time for dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Place
    Mike
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    This restaurant makes all there food fresh and you can taste it. I went with a group of coworkers for there 3 Course meal and wine and it was outstanding. Not only was the food fresh you got four full glasses of wine included. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who comes to Nyack!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A special restaurant!
    nntucktVIP
    Dined on 1/14/2014
    This neighborhood restaurant is a gem. It is warm, inviting and the food is outstanding. There is attentive service and the atmosphere is like cozy blanket.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Saturday night out
    AndrewVIP
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    Great place to go for a excellent meal with all the extras available. Can be quiet noisy when full and no room to wait when table not ready. Lots of choices great specials nicely prepared handle full restaurant quiet well.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow
    Foodie101VIP
    Dined on 1/6/2014
    Wow a neighborhood gem While in new city went to open table to search for a good place for lunch Thank you open table Every dish was WOW We will return from NYC Worth the trip
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food, very good service
    Yael
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    We went on New Year's Eve expecting the experience to be just OK. What a surprise to enjoy excellent food and great service on a busy night like this. The menu had something for everyone and tasted delicious. Great spot for lunch and dinner. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LaLanterna's Delicious
    JeanMarie
    Dined on 12/28/2013
    LaLanterna is a great place to go as a couple or as a group. The food is very yummy and the service was fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth traveling for!
    Ono1
    Dined on 12/28/2013
    Although i now live n Honolulu, whenever i"m in NY I head here asap for the incredible food! No place better than this treasure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    BrenVIP
    Dined on 12/21/2013
    We dined with friends and the food was delicious. Everyone was pleased with their choices. Very consistant restaurant. Never disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine, Tuscan dining in Nyack
    SJPNyacker
    Dined on 11/27/2013
    We dined at Lanterna Thanksgiving eve and our group of seven had a delightful dinner. As usual the pasta trio was well liked by all who had it, the service was impeccable, friendly, knowledgeable and well-paced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent for private business
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/19/2013
    Excellent for private business lunch, unobtrusive service, very pleasant atmosphere, nice menu
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Restaurant Week Lunch Ever!
    Marg
    Dined on 11/13/2013
    Everything about this lunch was wonderful. The food was unique and delicious. I feel they were very generous with their choices and portions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best meal in a long while!
    Dan37
    Dined on 11/10/2013
    We had read the very positive reviews, but were still surprised by how good each course was: Perfectly cooked, tasty but not overly spiced, interesting in a good way, and made with the freshest ingredients. This was our first time at Lanterna Tuscan Bistro, but certainly not our last.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic food
    EricasDad
    Dined on 11/10/2013
    Excellent quality and taste. Not over spiced. Very light. Mushroom ravioli was outstanding. Tiramisu was exceptional. Price Fix menu is a great value and the choices are varied. Service was impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friends
    MJK959VIP
    Dined on 11/6/2013
    I can't tell you how many friends I have brought to this wonderful gem of a restaurant-and everyone of them walk away thanking ME and how they are going to go back etc etc! this is probably one of the very few restaurants that I can take friends to that I KNOW they are going to LOVE it !
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lanterna Lunch
    Goman
    Dined on 11/6/2013
    A small but comfortable ambiance - food fresh and tasty --well-presented. Friendly service-good for casual meal without lots of noise.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A bit disappointing
    JohnBVIP
    Dined on 11/3/2013
    Food was okay, but rather bland. This small restaurant was quiet and we were able to talk. While the immediate area of the restaurant appears safe, the area in general feels unsafe with questionable characters hanging around with apparently nothing to do. We felt unsafe and not likely to return soon.
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  • Great food
    Foodie2foodie
    Dined on 11/2/2013
    Enjoyed a delicious meal Burrata special was creamy and delicious. Crab cake apps were good but arrived at the table cool. Lobster ravioli and seafood stew was equally fantastic. Table service was somewhat inattentive but pleasant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Meal, Exceptional Service !
    CJMCVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2013
    The food was excellent, the grilled pork chop was "steakhouse quality", the pasta was outstanding and the service was top notch... couldn't ask for a better dining experience...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • FRANK & LUCILLE
    frankVIP
    Dined on 10/19/2013
    STORE FRONT RESTAURANT, VERY NARROW, HIGH CEILINGS, VERY NOISEY. HAVE LIQUOR LICENCE BUT NO BAR. ONE ANTIPASTO TO STAY AWAY FROM IS THE "CALAMARI ALLA GRIGLIA" IN ONE WORD "TASTELESS". THE OTHER DISHES WE HAD WERE GREAT AND I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THEM, THEY ARE: "CESTINO DI PARMIGIANO" A BASKET MADE OUT OF PARMIGIANO CHEESE FILLED WITH MIXED FILED GREENS (FANTASTIC)"TRIO DI PASTA" 3 SPECIALTY PASTAS W/3 CHEESES (DOUBLE FANTASTIC) AND FINALLY THE "BISTECCA TAGLIATA" GRILLED HANGER STEAK (BEST STEAK I'VE HAD IN A LONG LONG TIME). I'D GIVE IT ANOTHER SHOT, FOOD WAS WORTH THE TRIP FROM NEW JERSEY TO NYACK N.Y., EXCEPT FOR THE CALAMARI.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Tuscan Cuisine
    Travis
    Dined on 10/18/2013
    My girlfriend and I had an absolutely great meal at Lanterna in Oct 2013. The wine list was small but very well done based on the selections. The menu offers incredible Tuscan food you just can't find anywhere else in Rockland. The head chef/owner makes a note to stop by and see how you're enjoying your meal; I watched him actively make his way around the room all night, making friendly small talk with the diners. It was great to see he takes such pride in his restaurant. The waite staff was very efficient, delivering bread almost instantaneously as we ran out, and were always there to offer assistance. Overall, fantastic experience and would recommend to anyone for date night (reasonably priced but not cheap) or special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Elegant and Delicious.
    franjim
    Dined on 10/15/2013
    My husband and I have been here numerous and have never been disappointed. The food is always excellent, with attention to seasonal availability and prepared to perfection. We have often made special requests, which Rossano has always done his best to provide us with-and we are always amazed at how well he presents these specialties. The wait staff is attentive without being overbearing; noise is at a minimum and the background music is just that-background, making conversation very easy. We have every intention of continuing to dine at this restaurant and to recommend it at every chance that we can.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    SteveVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    The food was fair at best. Actually quiteof bland. Lanterna has been far better in the past and seems like it has gone down hill.
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  • Disappointed
    CharlesTD
    Dined on 9/23/2013
    We had eaten at and enjoyed the food previously at Lanterna but felt as if the food quality had unfortunatrly slipped since our last visit.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Food / Cozy Place
    SaraD
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    Good food, several pasta options and good appetizers. The food reminds you of Tuscany. Casual setting, not stuffy.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappointing
    JMSPKGVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2013
    The food at Lanterna is always delicious. The service and hospitality is second to none. Whether you go for a weekday dinner, a Valentine's celebration, or a cooking demonstration, Rossano always presents an interesting menu and delivers top quality food at a reasonable price.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fish!
    Scoonut
    Dined on 8/28/2013
    We have dined many times at Lanterna and enjoyed the various delicious pasta dishes. This last visit, we decided to try something different and ordered the salmon. What a delicious surprise! Definitely on our favorite list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.