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Passione Della Cucina
Passione Della Cucina

Passione Della Cucina Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://passione-restaurant.com
  • Phone: (516) 741-4800
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch/Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 1:00am, Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Catering: From our kitchen to you, Passione offers residential and corporate catering perfect for all occasions.
  • Private Party Facilities: In an elegant setting with full bar, Passione can accommodate parties of up to 75 people. Perfect for celebrations, family gatherings, business meetings, birthdays, communions, and more.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Passione Della Cucina
Eat · Drink · Celebrate!

3,000 miles from Italy’s mainland in the heart of Long Island, inspired by Italian heritage and infused with today's nova exciting dishes, we bring you the heartbeat of Passione.
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Diner Reviews
  • "We were looking for a nice place to dine with friends on a Saturday evening. Though we'd never eaten here, this restaurant was highly recommended by my son-in-law. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere was pleasant and attractive, and the food was great. From the fried calamari appetizer, to the molten lava cake dessert, we enjoyed every bite. We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "When we first arrived here, I had no idea it was related to the wonderful Emilio's in Commack. Knew at that point the meal would be terrific and we were not disappointed. Weather permitting, you should definitely sit outside. My friend felt as if she was at a party in a Tuscan villa. Fantastic!! Thank you, Charlie, for suggesting this. The food is delicious, starting with the bread. Any special requests are honored with great ease. The sole and shrimp delicato is a very tasty dish. Just needed a little more lemon. The shrimp scampi was inhaled. The servers and bartender made the meal even better--friendly and fun. We were too full for dessert. Maybe next time. Overall, this is a fantastic place and you should go!!!"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "I love this place and have eaten there several times in the past month. Each experience has been perfect--until this one. Maybe it's because it was a Saturday night? The parts that were good, were very good. Our server was really friendly and we loved sitting in the outdoor courtyard. Our drinks were amazing too. Certain other things, were just off. I ordered the same dish I always get, and this time it was almost unrecognizable. Ingredients were missing! One part of our meal came out just as we were finishing our meal. We still had a great time overall, but it just wasn't the night we thought it would be. I'll give them another chance for sure though."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Good meal. Food was good but bread could use some improvement."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Back patio dining is great. Music was a little loud but what restaurant isn't noisy? We switched tables & staff was okay with it. Have been here before and will be back again. Consistent quality with friendly staff."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Great food and attentive service. The portions were large and very tasty. Meatballs like Mom's"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Excellent new spot for me and my friends. Great waiter and the Owner (Emilio) came over to chat with us. We loved Passione!"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "The service was uniformly excellent throughout the meal. We didn't order any appetizers, so the waiter brought us all complimentary rice balls which were delicious. Both the wine list and the menu were huge with something for everyone. The mixed cocktails we ordered were all excellent. The specials were all listed on a separate that was on the menu on the table, so there was no straining to read blackboards. Our waiter was very knowledgeable, and was able to make substitutions for some side dishes with no hassles. The main courses were all very good and the portions were more than sufficient. A nice feature is that many of the dishes can be ordered either individually or family style. Nice outdoor dining area too. A great find."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "This restaurant is tucked away in a parking lot that I don't often go to and boy am I glad we found it. The food was delicious and the server and owner were very attentive and on the ball. We all enjoyed our meals and had a vast variety of great food. The calamari here is extremely good and in a different, flavorful sauce. They even gave us free rice balls, which was a nice touch. The meatball appetizer was fabulous as well. I had the rigatoni with chicken in marsala sauce which was so yummy. Everyone's meal here was great from the steak to the salmon. We had no complaints. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "I am Italian and my husband and I love to cook so when we go out for Italian we want a restaurant that delivers more then your typical average dish. Everything I have eaten there so far is delicious including their hearty pasta dishes, crispy calamari, flavorful meatballs etc. etc. The wait staff was also very accommodating."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The bread was especially delicious. In addition to the wonderful bread basket, there was a loaf, fresh from the oven. We almost filled up on that delicious bread."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We sat outside in courtyard and was beautiful night with mix of great food"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This is a restaurant you might never notice since it's "hidden" in the back of an unassuming parking lot, but it is not to be missed! I have been here four times so far and except for a bad seating disaster (which I am choosing to forgive once), it has been great each time! I have not had one issue with service or food and would highly recommend it to everyone."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My friends and I dined at Passione for the first time the other evening. WOW! was the reaction we all had. We were welcomed and seated by a wonderful gentleman that made sure our dining experience was outstanding. He treated us like family! The food was superb! Our waiter, James, was extremely hospitable and attentive--without being overbearing. We have decided to make Passione our new home since we felt so relaxed and comfortable and everything about Passione was so beautiful!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "first time here and everything was delicious. the service was great. some unusual menu items, homemade pasta, prices were good. We especially loved the homemade riggatoni. the portions were large, well seasoned and sauced."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Excellent food, abundant portions, friendly, efficient service. We will definitely be returning frequently!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The staff was very attentive and welcoming, making our first time experience to the restaurant a wonderful one. We felt valued from the minute we walked in the door. In addition, the food was fantastic and the portion sizes were accommodating. The Penne ala Vodka and the Fried Zucchini Sticks were a favorite!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Our waiter was initially very attentive. After serving the meal he disappeared. No second drink or desert offered. We had to find the manager to get the check."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "This is one of those places that you just have to go back to over & over again. The food is absolutely amazing & the service is wonderful. We have been there several times & have never been disappointed in our choices. Looking forward to our next dining experience there -)"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "All 4 of us enjoyed our dinners. Waiter very helpful. Will return. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Had a very nice meal recently with my wife and daughter. Food was a step ABOVE even Fanatico which is a local favorite of ours. Although menu is very similar to Fanatico, it seems like the chef "kicks it up at notch!" We'll be back"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We had dinner on Memorial Day; it was not particularly busy. Food was good, not great; service was better. Pretty dining room. Just not up to the rave reviews I saw on OT. Maybe it was an off night. Not sure if we'll be back."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "The food is always great. This is our go to place for pleasure and business."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "My husband and I had dinner here with another couple this past weekend. Everything was fantastic. They sat us on time (6:30pm on a Saturday). The menu is extensive. We are all Italian so we are use to good food and this restaurant exceeded our expectations. Our waiter Jonathan was fantastic. He was very attentive and even made suggestions to make our meal better. We had appetizers to dessert. Everything was incredible. This is now our new favorite restaurant and we will be back soon."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Did not expect to find the level of food and service for a place tucked in the corner of strip mall. Chicken (tender and moist) francaise and some salad and a side of pasta perfectly cooked for $10 for lunch?"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "have eaten at PASSIONE many times. Lunch, dinner, both were exceptional and the adjoining pizzeria is quite exceptional. the pizzeria food is the best I have ever had, the sauce, the dough and the cheese on their Grandma pizza is phenominal"
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Passione is run from passion, just wonderful. Their Passion is now mine."
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "Great food and very attentive wait staff. Really enjoyed the experience. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Our party of four ladies had the chicken parm, chicken marsala, eggplant rollitini and filet of sole. Each of us loved our dishes. You can't eat atmosphere, but there was oodles to spare. The service was impeccable. Somehow, you are made to feel special in an unassuming way. The freshness and quality of food could not have been better. The prices are unbeatable. We can't wait to return for another great meal. PASSIONE is a very apt name because you can taste the passion in their food. A happy and truly memorable dining experience!!!"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "We have always visited this restaurant, a sister to Emilio's and Fanatico, during the week. The food is inventive and delicious. It is prepared when you order it - please don't expect it to arrive immediately at your table. The food is SO worth the few extra minutes wait. We understand that weekends are hectic so consider dining during the week - we'll see you there."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "No complaints. Will return. Luca the waiter was attentive and the food was perfect. "
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "We had a great experience. The staff was very attentive and friendly. The calamari was great and pizza was good. Charles was amazing and our waiter John was excellent. We will definitely return to try other dishes on the menu. "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "This was the first time we came to Passione. Our daughter recommended it to us for a nice dinner with our friends, who we share the same Wedding Anniversary with. We have been to many places on LI and were very pleased with the food and service. We will definitely come back, and ask for our waiter John C. Thank you for a pleasant experience. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We had a very good experience, enjoyed the ambiance and more importantly the food was excellent. The proprietor, Charlie, came by on several occasions to check up on us and really made us feel at home. Look forward to dining there again."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Love the food and service. Excellent food and service. Take out or dine in."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Take delicious food, add great service and you have an exceptional dining experience. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Service always FAR exceeds expectations. Food was excellent and we were well taken care of. Bringing a 16 month old little boy to a "nice restaurant" isn't always easy but this place welcomes my son with a smile and a mashed up meatball. He happens to be very well behaved, but there is never a rolled eye when I need let him stretch his legs a bit. The food in Emilio's restaurants is ALWAYS top notch, but this place is by far my favorite. Everything from the bread, to the salads to the desserts is delicious, and I don't even have to mention the pastas and entrees. The Fusilli Passione and Rock Star Pasta are to DIE for and my husband needs his Bronx Tail fix at least once a month. Thanks again for EVERYTHING!"
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "We enjoy coming to dine at your restaurant food, service, outstanding "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "This was our second Family celebration in two weeks at Passcione and once again it did not disappoint! Last time the place was crazy and we were so happy we had our Open Table reservation. This time it was much quieter but either way we love this place! We once again had Vito who is an excellent waiter and decided to be a little more daring this time and 3 of the 4 of us had specials. They were to die for!! This is not a cheap neighborhood pizza place and if you want you can have a pricey dinner here, but if we have a basic pasta and go on the cheap side or pull out all stops, the service, food and the whole meal is tops!!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Checked in at the front desk & the host had a bit of an attitude, not the way to start off dinner. My first course was the beet & goat cheese salad which would have been delicious if they had not over dressed it, ask them to put the dressing on the side. Next was the grilled chicken parmigiana, the chicken was dry, & not very tender. The marinara sauce was unexpectedly spicy, tasted more like a medium fra diavolo sauce. The eggplant rollatini would have been better if the marinara wasn't so spicy. Another dish ordered was chicken de Napoli was over battered which made it heavy tasting. The best part of the dinner was the desserts. I don't think we will be returning again."
    Dined on 4/18/2014