I Trulli
I Trulli

I Trulli

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.itrulli.com/
  • Phone: 2124817372
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Mon-Friday 12:00pm - 3:00pm


    Dinner: Mon-Thurs 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Fri 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Sat 5:00pm - 10:00pm, and Sun 3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Nicola Marzovilla
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Fireplace, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We celebrate all your special days and celebrations including: Weddings, Christenings, Birthdays, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Communions,etc. Please contact Merrie Nell Spence, our event coordinator, for booking events@itrulli.com.
  • Special Events: Call for a details and reservations at 212.481.7372.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lexington and Park Avenues
  • Public Transit: Number 6 train to 28th Street and Park Ave. South
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street parking is available after 6pm. There is also a parking garage nearby.
A word from I Trulli
Opened in 1994, Nicola Marzovilla's warm and welcoming restaurant has been a favorite for more than 18 years for those in search of hearty, delicious Italian specialties. Its celebrated menu draws on the regional cuisine of the Marzovillas' homeland, Puglia. Nicola's mother, Dora, prepares hand-rolled fresh pastas daily. The restaurant is famed for its all-Italian wine list (expertly selected by Marzovilla), and the adjoining Enoteca offers lighter food and by-the-glass choices as well as a nightly happy hour from 3-8pm. I Trulli is a popular destination all-year round: diners can sit by the glow of the main room's rustic fireplace in winter, while in the warmer months are treated to the lush splendor of one of Manhattan's finest outdoor garden spaces.
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I Trulli reviews from OpenTable diners
157 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (90)neighborhood gem (76)fit for foodies (68)notable wine list (61)romantic (59)special occasion (56)good for groups (44)great for lunch (22)late-night find (9)kid-friendly (7)vibrant bar scene (5)scenic view (5)hot spot (4)great for brunch (4)Show More
  • NicknameVIP
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    I always enjoy the Italian fare at I Trulli. I used to think its meals were overpriced, but rivals have been raising their tariffs, so now I Trulli is, unfortunately, typical. Also, I usually make a main course out of pasta, which is often better than the restaurant's secondi. A pasta dinner at I Trulli is invariably delightful.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of my favorites in NYC
    CisterninoVIP
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    When I make the trip I stop by I Trulli for dinner when I am in NYC...no questions its on my list of favorite restaurants.
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    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Low key, good food, good service
    CeciliaVIP
    Dined on 4/2/2014
    Low key, good food, good service, not noisy. Very nice. Will go there again,
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Faded Gem
    newrofoodieVIP
    Dined on 4/2/2014
    Use to go here years ago. The quality of the staff and the food has gone down hill. Though polite they seemed not to know much about what they were serving. Some of our dishes were just meh, when one considers this was excellent to outstanding it hard not to just say, open table people, so many places near by with better Italian food. They just nned to shake up the kitchen a bit. ( example the prosciutto in the bueratta was dried out bait- the lamb chops were extremely fatty, large vein of fat in the center part of each medallion of the chops. ) In my open table request I asked for a quite table ( it was a business dinner) the other party arrived first and were seated next to the serving station which is in front away from the garden room.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A find
    Ryanmax
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    If you are looking for a restaurant with Outstanding service, ambiance, and good. This is one to consider if in the area. Come here every opportunity we get. Love the charm of the place, welcoming feel and warmth of staff. Good is the cherry on top. Highly recommend.
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    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    Great menu, wanted one of everything! Super service and owner attending personally to every detail
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    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Italian food
    nandsm06
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    The food was awesome, the service untouchable and the ambience was perfect. One of the best Italian places I have been to in NYC!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Reliable
    Livinct
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    We live in Ct. and eat at i trulli often when we are taking the train into Manhattan to meet up with friends. It is consistently excellent, and the atmosphere is charming. i trulli has been in the neighborhood for years. So if you want an authentic New York restaurant without all the hustle and bustle you will love this place. Ask for a table in the garden when it is open.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good value to be sure
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Very good Italian food, excellent service and moderately priced. Would recommend.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still good after all these years
    LiketodineVIP
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Personal service, food as authentic as in Roma. Wonderful
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Molto bello e molto buono
    KirklandboyVIP
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    Very nice experience for 8 of us basketball fans from Creighton for the Big East Tournament. My husband and I dined the day before and were impressed with the authentically Italian menu. Carefully crafted in house pasta, genuine sauces, and terrific wine list. The service was extraordinary. It was our best restaurant experience in Manhattan. Complimenti.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the best in New York City
    Foodie
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    I LOVE this restaurant. Wonderfully delicious food, attentive professional staff, everything absolutely perfect. I'm so happy this restaurant is in my neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charming, friendly, delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    My second time, and I was not disappointed. First time had the tasing menu, but this time a la carte. Wait staff very helpful and attentive. Looking forward to next time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, kid-friendly, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Came here for restaurant week and it was much bigger inside than I expected. Was a really nice place with the feel of fine dining. Not sure what regular prices are like since we had a prix fix menu but the food was delicious and it was more than well worth the money.
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    romantic, neighborhood gem
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  • Great
    wocaplelVIP
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    This is a wonderful Italian restaurant. The food and service are consistently very good. .
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    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Devine
    RayDonovan
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    The wine recommended was great. Food was truly the best we have had in long time. Cooked with precision and love.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I booked at table for two
    emmylou
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    I booked at table for two during restaurant week and was delighted to be seated by the fireplace. The panzerotti (baby calzones) were like eating little stuffed clouds of fried dough. The maiale Milanese was a work of art - the breaded pork chop came topped with a colorful salad, beautiful and delicious. The desserts were exceptional, we ordered bothe the tiramisu and the chocolate torte with coconut ice cream. This tiramisu is the best I have ever had; the infusion of espresso had my taste buds at hello. The chocolate torte was like a little chocolate volcano, inclusive of molten chocolate lava, and the caramel and hazelnut confection that cupped the gelato was the talk of the table. We will definitely be back!
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As always, I Trulli, was perfect.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    As always, I Trulli, was perfect. Food was delicious And the service was good. Impressive wine list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great opportunity awaits you!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    Everything was exceptional ! Restaurant week is a great chance for ordinary people to experience gourmet cooking at a really Fine place!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • NICE BUT NOT CHEAP
    perty
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    IT IS AN EXCELLENT RESTAURANT OVERALL BUT A BIT PRICEY THO WHAT IS NOT IN THE BIG APPLE!!!!
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    special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't Come for Restaurant Week
    Diner123
    Dined on 3/4/2014
    Il Trulli is a charming spot, comfortable and moderately sedate. My mistake was to order from the Restaurant Week menu. The food seemed to have been largely prepared in advance and, though not bad, was not particularly worth eating. I say this sadness because it is a place I very much wished to like. I have no doubt they are capable of much better--as at their prices they should be. That said, I doubt I'll be back.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food at I Trulli
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 3/4/2014
    I've never been disappointed by the food at I Trulli and my recent lunch is an excellent example. The "Frito Misto" appetizer of fried calamari, cuttlefish and zucchini with a tomato dipping sauce was excellent. So too, was the sage-flavored Sardinian dumplings, also with tomato sauce was superb. I Trulli is a wonderful place to eat!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, great for lunch, special occasion
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  • From Puglia
    TizLozVIP
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    I've been there with my hubby and both of us come from Puglia so we can confirm you the food is really tasty and "pugliese"! Enjoy the orecchiette which are handmade!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a good meal and good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Always a good meal and good service. Don't feel rushed to finish the meal so someone else can take your table; lots of time to enjoy the food and drink and the company at your table.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • IN THE HOOD AND PRETTY GOOD..
    DEB1VIP
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Comfortable ambiance whether you choose to sit near the fireplace or in the protected garden... The kitchen is consistent, well prepared Italian fare you will enjoy with their nice selection of wines.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    Chiara
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Came here with a friend the other day for lunch during Restaurant Week. The food was absolutely delicious and extremely filling. I enjoyed a really smooth glass of Barbera. Great service as well.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant was fine, nice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/26/2014
    Restaurant was fine, nice room and ambiance, but got a bit noisy. Nice staff at front and serving. Food was good, not outstanding or as good as I remembered from previous visits.
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    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good italian Restaurant
    WeekenderVIP
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    We had reserved a table for two during Restaurant Week. We had for appetizer polpo (octopus) which was very nicely done. For entree we had an exquisite Chatham cod. The wine list is one of the largest I have seen (maybe because the restaurant has an enoteca on the side). It is the size of a 100 pages book. It has great wine selection though a few less than $45/bottle. We chose a red Bacco Primitivo which was good ad reasonably priced. The Torta de Cioccolato dessert was deliziosa. The atmosphere was nice The service was attentive.
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    notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptional
    alondonVIP
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Fine dining at it's best. The service was impeccable. Food excellent. A different presentation of burrata really stood out. The ravioli with pistachio sauce was excellent. Staff was superb!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good service bad food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    We had very good service , unfortunately thee of the four dishes were bad. Two us us did not eat our dinner, the third ate only some. We can not recommend this dinning establishment.
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  • Not what I expected for dinner.
    WriterCooksGreek
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    Not what I expected for dinner. The food was not as refined as I thought it would be and the ambiance not too great. They sat us in a covered porch so we felt like we were not in the restaurant proper. The inside had a fireplace and walls decorated with wine bottle and pottery that might have made the experience nicer. The food was nothing to write home about, nothing exciting or particularly memorable. Would not go again. The wines were good and the waiter was knowledgeable and made good recommendations.
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  • Awesome Italian Dinner
    Tiffany
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    I did a four course tasting menu and everything was really good!! The pastas are delectible, handmade, and truly delicious!
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    ItalyTravelers
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    We've enjoyed I Trulli over the years for it's authenticity, delicious food and un-hyped atmosphere.. The Restaurant Week menu appeared well planned but in our case was a disappointment. Corners were clearly cut . Our 2 PM reservation may have been the end of lunch for the kitchen and it showed. I thought Restaurant Week was a chance for places to "show their stuff" and attract more future business. Every place is entitled to an "off" day. I just never imagined it from I Trulli.
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    notable wine list
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  • - Ravioli per Olivia - basically
    Proprius
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    - Ravioli per Olivia - basically cheese ravioli with pesto sauce. It was very delicious. 4.5 STARS - Bucatini All'Amatriciana - it was my first time having such thick spaghetti. It was also a bit bouncy/chewy - like it was fresh made. Just a tad bit salty but still very good 4STARS - Moscato d'asti - I can probably drink a whole bottle of this stuff! - Service was prompt and spot on. - Panzeratti Duo are calzones One of them had cheese and tomatoes and the other one had anchovies and olives. I preferred the cheese and tomato. 3.5 STARS - Tiramisu was wonderful however they layered the top with too much cocoa powder. Almost coughed on the powder. 3.5 STARS - The 2 person seats that are beside the walls are a little uncomfortable.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It is great, Italian food.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    It is great, Italian food. A bit on the expensive side, two glasses of wine, two entrees and an app will run for around 150. But well worth it.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I am not a big fan of italian food
    excellentexperienceVIP
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Itrulli could be one of my 2 favorite italian restaurants i would always say yes to. Food and service were spot on. They have a wide range if wines from very affordable to omg. I look forward to my next time there
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always marvelous Italian cuisine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Always marvelous Italian cuisine from an unusual menu
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    fit for foodies
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  • Valentine's Day Massacre
    ValentinesDay
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I had the unfortunate experience of going to this restaurant on Valentine's Day. They had a special menu for Valentine's.Day: a four course meal for $78. You could not order the off the menu. For $78 a person I expect enough food so I won't be hungry after the meal. For example, one of my courses was ravioli. My plate had 5 ravioli's. It was a complete waste of money. Maybe if I had gone there on a regular night, I would have had a different experience. I would urge everyone to stay away from this restaurant when they have these special events.
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  • Loved it!
    Fab512chick
    Dined on 2/12/2014
    A NYC friend recommended I Trulli to me, after I asked for the best place for a great Italian meal in the city. And he was right. I decided to sit at the bar and was welcomed there from the moment I sat down. The bar staff (Ali and Sam) had the best personalities and attitudes that I'm still raving about them to anyone that will listen. And the food. Delish!!!! This is definitely a place to go with a group of people or by yourself (which I was, as I was traveling on business) and soak up the people, atmosphere, wine and food. Hands down one of my favorite and memorable meals in the city.
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    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An old favorite
    marjalagoVIP
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    Day or evening I Trulli is a delightful place for excellent Abruzzi food there is an outstanding wine list a lovely fireplace in wintrer and a charming garden in summer.
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.