Luigi's Restaurant & Bar

Luigi's Restaurant & Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Phone: 7183477136
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sun-Thu 11.30 AM to 10 PM
    Fri-Sat 11.30AM to 11.00 PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 266th
  • Parking: No
A word from Luigi's Restaurant & Bar
Luigi’s Restaurant & Bar in New Hyde Park, NY is a timeless Italian eatery serving high-quality Italian-American classics, rustic Italian cuisine and contemporary dishes. Try our homemade pastas, wood-fired oven pizzas and award winning wine list.
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Luigi's Restaurant & Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
54 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (43)good for groups (30)fit for foodies (26)special occasion (20)kid-friendly (13)great for lunch (12)romantic (10)vibrant bar scene (9)notable wine list (6)hot spot (5)great for brunch (2)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Fantastic!
    DeniseVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Excellent dining experience, as usual! Luigi's is one of my favorite restaurants, local or otherwise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistent
    jIMMY
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Luigi's always provides the same great food with sizable portions and wonderful specials. The veal chop milanese is pounded to the size of a snow shoe!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently Delicious!
    Monika456VIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Walking into Luigi's is like going to the old neighborhood...everyone is warm, welcoming, happy...the bar is vibrant, the food is out of this world - fresh, fresh, fresh - there is nothing like their seafood salad for an appy, the thin-crust pizza, the homemade pastas, and so on. You can't go wrong ordering anything here. The service is exceptional and the desserts....well if you still have room, you will leave with a big smile on your face or you may not want to leave at all and just wait for the next meal time to arrive...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Shauna
    Shauna1518
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Bon appétit!!! The food is to die for not expensive and excellent service. Very good place loved it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Italian Meal - Mangia!!
    LinB
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    How lucky we are to have found a place that serves spaghetti and meatballs enough to keep our three kids happy for a quiet family dinner, where two parents can eat like adults. YAY for peaceful eating without the clamor for iPods!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Neighborhodpod Spot
    RJC27VIP
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    This was my first time at Luigi's, where I met a friend for lunch. This is a cut above the typical neighborhood Italian. Very nice inside, warm and friendly staff, and the food was great. Excellent bread, their own basil/olive oil dipping sauce, fresh ingredients in the salads, house-made pasta. Couldn't ask for anything more. If you are in the neighborhood, definitely worth trying.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always reliable
    FundguyVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Sometimes parking is a hassle, but other than that, this is a go-to place for quality Italian food, with plenty of choices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JCVAUG
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food is good with ample portion. The service was timely even with a full restaurant, a credit to the staff! This was a repeat for us and we enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Italian Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Always had a great meal. Prices reasonable and great service. Honored reservations
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mamma Mia, what a meal!!
    LinB
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Fabulous food, attentive service, and REALLY great brick oven pizza - Incredible spaghetti and meatbals made my three kids so happy - we will be back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyable Evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Food great, service great. Highly recommend. Homemade pasta really good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • local
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Great food and service. Homemade pastas are amazing. Chilean sea bass with an awesome creamy polenta.yum!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • never disapoints
    carrie13
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    i have been to luigis many times, since I live very close. it is always a good time and the food always great! I have been there with large groups as well, and have no complaints. In addition, they just redid the take out section, making even more room for addl tables and opened up a separate pizzeria, which is very good. I would highly recommend Luigis.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Luigi's Never Disappoints
    Kpwlipp
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Simply amazing experience from beginning to end. Go!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for groups
    bbbottle
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Very accomodating to our needs. We had a large group of 20 and had a great time. Will definately be coming back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Find
    MatthewW
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Just organized a family dinner for eleven and came here at the suggestion of a friend. Our waitress was excellent, yet her help lacked the high standard that she set. All the dishes were excellent except for the Sea Bass, that was a let down for two diners. The red sauce was spectacular. Next time I will order a bowl of sauce and bread and be very happy. Order the hot seafood appetizer, you won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 38 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 63 reviews are from the Luigi's Restaurant & Bar reviews archive.
  • erica and staff were great
    alan
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Food and service were great. Very noisy not for a romantic evening or business deal. Great for groups and families
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinning at a good restaurant in LI.
    love2dine
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Service was not as good as my 1st Dinning Experence (on my Anniversary) May26 and my reservation was not keep had to wait almost 25min But the place was packed and the food was excellent. the staff was great. will I come back absolutely.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find
    cubbie
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    I don't live near Luigi's but had an Open Table certificate and wanted to try other restaurants that were not in my loal area. My dad is a very picky eater so i always need to check the menu first to see if there is anything that he would like. Luigi's did not disappoint. The portions are huge, the prices were good, and the food was excellent. I came on Father's day weekend and the place was very crowded. I had a reservation and was seated immediately. The service was very good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Hit the spot, as usual
    FrankieEats
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    Wonderful restaurant for lunch or dinner. No matter what digs you choose, you will be pleased.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • AMAZING
    jungah
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    My family's from Argentina and it is extremely hard to satisfy our taste buds. After a friend's praise on this place, we decided to give it a try. We ordered a dish from every section on the menu and we were not disappointed. Everything was absolutely delicious and we will definitely be going back again soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Local Spot
    willo
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    Very popular restaurant for the surrounding neighborhood(s), so gets crowded and loud. Decor and interior is pleasant and if quiet, would be considered romantic. Food is good/very good, with a recommendation to order dishes with the fresh-made house pastas.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Average Italian food
    Foodiechick
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    The restaurant has a nice back room with a large chandelier and a fireplace. It's a nice room for a small party. The food is okay, depending on what you order. The meat entrees seemed to look better than the pasta dishes. The portions are pretty big for the price. I wasn't thrilled with the pappardelle with lobster, but the veal chops looked delicious. I should have ordered that instead. The bread with pesto that you get before the meal was excellent. As for dessert, the warm chocolate cake is great. I had the strawberry banana Napoleon, which could have used some sauce or more strawberries.The pastry was a little dry and flaky. Overall, the experience was pleasant and the portions were large enough to have for lunch the next day.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food
    Michelle1
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    I love coming to luigi's. The food is prefect every time. The prices are very reasonable and the staff are friendly.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Like Mama Cooking & More
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Long time favorite. Celebrated many a birthday, graduation and family night out. Never disappoints and food is fantastic. Service is exceptional. Menu is full of delicious dishes but they will always accommodate a special request and it is usually fabulous. Have recommended to many and they keep going back as well.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • nice find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Food was great service excellent dessert divine husband loved the wine ordered specials which put Bill over $100 4/2 but you can order right off the menu for less and eat very well . Loved our reserved table took us right away. Very good experience.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    the food was great and the service outstanding. ate dinner with friends that we had not seen in awhile. the server was attentive to that and made sure that we were not rushed and had everything we need. good time, good food outstanding service.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Down Hill
    DuffDine
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    I have been to this restaurant at least 10 times, and regretfully this will be the last. It started by the hostess being angry towards us because we did not call back to confirm our reservation. The reservation is pointless because they make you wait at the bar for a half hour/45 mins anyway, with your table open. When waiting at the bar, my wife order a martini. The martini was served cloudy with ice in it. Im not expert but I know martinis shouldn't have ice in it. When we finally got to sit down we ordered our food and the appetizer was a brick oven bar pie. The pizza dough was soft and not brick oven. It was undercooked and tasted like pita bread. I could write more but it only limits me to a certain number of characters.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This restaurant is fail proof!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    We love this restaurant, the friendliness of the staff, the service and the food quality is always dependable. It is a "go to" place with friends and they become "fans" also.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Spot
    NickS40
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    Lovely neighborhood gem great Italian food, great service and quiet spot to eat. Will be added to list of places I'd go back to.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Neighborhood Dining
    NezzieS
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    We have had the pleasure in eating @ Luigis several times. We have never had a bad meal. I Defintely recommend having a reservation for dinner time on Fridays & Saturdays. This last visit I really enjoyed the Italian version of spring rolls Gorgonzola cheese with Broccoli Rabe. The veal chop special is always a delicious treat. The waiters are also very attententive and good at their jobs. Two thumbs up for our overall experience. When in the neighborhood I definitely recommend Luigis.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, loud mood
    foodiendee
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    The Italian fare is very good but the busy crowded dining room makes any normal conversation difficult. Decent wine list
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Impressive, especially in
    anbe
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    Impressive, especially in the type of neighborhood -- working class -- with an outstanding menu
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Food
    DenLanNYC
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Had a great time at Luigi's the other night, the food was good and the service was great!! The staff was very friendly. Don't come to diner here without a reservation, it was packed!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    The food is excellent...homemade ,fresh, and properly seasoned. The benchmarks for the food...the gnocchi was lift,fluffy and tasty. The strawberry-banana Napoleon had light,crispy pastry, the homemade ravioli smelted in you mouth. The sauce was authentic and did not have the usual Ragu ripoff. consistent or flavor which is par for the course in most Long Island Italian restaurants. We drove from Port Jefferson and would definitely make the trek again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We had dinner here last week.
    Kiki
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    We had dinner here last week. The food was delicious, and consistent every time ! The place was packed and we had to wait for our reservation. The hostess/manager Ana was very apologetic about the wait and offered us a free appetizer of our choice and it was scrumptious! The veal margarita and crab cakes were amazing! Would definitely go back because of the food and great service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great italian dinner
    spskagsVIP
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    Dinner was greatvfrom the pasta to fish Side of spinach was amazing Chocolate cake for dessert skip the appetizer so you can have this
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was very poor and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    Service was very poor and the food was fair.............
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good authentic Italian
    Frankcav1623
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Very good authentic Italian dining. Casual atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The seafood risotto was good,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    The seafood risotto was good, but the Chilean Sea Bass (not sure it was that fish) was a defrosted over-salted lump lacking any flavor with over-buttered polenta for $36. A few bites was enough. Waste of money. Stick with the pasta dishes or veal chop.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate