Al Vicoletto

4.2
157 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
At Al Vicoletto, the paths of three entrepreneurs of Italian food meet to offer New Yorkers a place that guarantees the best of Italian tradition.
Al Vicoletto is open lunch and dinner, and brings a touch of Italian style to Union Square.
Perfectly blending the Italian lifestyle and the fast pace of the Big Apple, Al Vicoletto offers Lunch and Dinner, take-out and free delivery.
The Bar serves Happy Hour with International Cocktails, different choice of Wine with a wide range of labels, all in a warm and charming atmosphere.
Foodies can also choose from Al Vicoletto's curated selection of authentic Italian products available for purchase.
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MA
New York Area
103 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

We go every Monday for their lobster special

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NK
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Nice clean place where you're not bumping elbows with other customers. More spacious than most restaurants in NYC. Good food, service and wine.

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5
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food!!

Very attentive service.

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T
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Good location and good food in an area where a good sit down lunch, other than fast food,is hard to find. Great restaurant for a business casual lunch. Food was great

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MA
New York Area
104 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great Monday night lobsters special

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d
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great dinner. Delicious food. Yummy. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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MA
New York Area
104 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

They have a great lobster special that we go for

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N
New York Area
69 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I totally enjoyed my lunch at the restaurant. Service was excellent, prices were very reasonable and food was delicious.

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MM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for New Years Eve dinner. The food was amazing and the waiter was very attentive. We had lobster burrata, spinach and egg yolk raviolis in black truffle sauce and veal osso bucco. The portion sizes were the perfect amount to fill us up.

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OT
Portland
14 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Space is great but very few patrons and food was so average in a city of fantastic food. The burrata “pizza” was great, entrees and side broccoli were cold so we had to send it back to reheat. The dessert we wanted from the visible counter (2 meringue pies) were not on the menu. Lemon meringue was fantastic; vanilla was average. Wine was reasonably priced. Strongly suggest you head to another Italian restaurant regardless of the calm space and good service. So disappointed.

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NY
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A small cozy place located near Union Square.
The foods are great and the staff as well.

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a
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The food was quite good but definitely underseasoned. Salad had very little dressing, if any, and oxtail ragu was badly in need of salt. Atmosphere was lovely and service was good but my fork was taken and not replaced with the next course. Like that the is a takeout area in front for salads and paninis and desserts.

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CB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The ravioli was amazing. And they give nice portions.

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OT
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was superior and very reasonably priced. Lots of healthy lunch choices. Fava bean soup and multi-grain, roasted vegetable paninis were delicious. Gelato was among the best we’ve ever had. They recommended a fabulous montepulciano. Will definitely be back.

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MA
New York Area
104 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Went on a Monday. They had a lobster dinner which is great deal

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K
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Really friendly , clean and delicious foods.

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W
New York Area
120 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Returned for a second meal after a very nice lunch. Our plan changed and we arrived much earlier than our reservation but it was no problem for them. The calamari+ app was delicious as were the pastas.

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m
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It's a good place to go with friends to relax, talk and stay for awhile. Food was very good and service friendly.

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OT
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Just OK. Nothing wow. Attentive service.

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OM
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 2

I have eaten here several times, I like to use it for lunch meetings. Unfortunately, this Monday, the restaurant was uncomfortably cold, the service erratic and the food took a long time. I'll try it again, the food is good.

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p
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Food was good, ambience not so much, dirty bathrooms didn’t help

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JC
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Authentic meals with great service. Enjoyed this place a lot!

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DJ
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 3

Order from menu not brunch

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B
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Went for lunch service was excellent, we ordered 3 cheeses, we were impressed with the cheese board. Fresh apricot jelly, grapes and toasted bread. We ordered between us pasta, salmon and a 1/2 panini. Love the cookies with the check. Will definitely be back.

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N
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Been here in the past and have had a significantly better experience. The family style menu is not as expected (you get what you pay for) - portions aren't nearly big enough. The regular menu is much better.

Service was also poor in this particular experience as 3 people explained the family style menu differently, they couldn't find our reservation and seated us late, appetizers and entrees were served at the same time, server insisted we get a smaller meat/cheese plate and it wasn't enough. Frustrated that we brought friends and had this experience. Will come back but not for family style menu.

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s
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

A neighborhood gem. Always delicious and fresh. Accommodating to different food sensitivities. Specials are always delicious too!

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P
London
14 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Pasta dishes were ok, tiramisu was delicious!

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EF
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Good food for value location and we were able to linger over our meal with friends with no difficulty. Quiet and pleasant.

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h
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

What a special find!! Such terrific food, generous portions, many options, daily specials ( love the happy hour all day!) very accommodating service! Will be definitely coming back!!!

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P
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Pleasant surprise. I’ve always passed the restaurant but finally made a reservation when I was meeting friends in the neighborhood. The menu is limited but surely enough options for our table. I would like to see more vegetarian options in the pasta section. The portions are quite large. Three of us were able to share the delicious beet appetizer and the red snapper with artichokes and tomatoes was more than enough for two. Interesting gelato. We had the caramelized fig. Delicious. We all had a lovely evening.

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IB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The food was excellent, and overall the service was very good. The setting is calm, and fortunately on the quiet side. The 3 of us were pleased with the experience. I would definitely eat here again.

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DD
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The blank ink linguine with sea urchin and langoustine was sooooo good. My friend also got the risotto and also very delicious. I would like to come back and try the ravioli with truffle sauce. Also came during happy hour, $6 sangrias were strong and so tasty!!

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n
New York Area
231 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

My “go to” spot in USQ

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JP
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Got together with friends for a late lunch before a movie--great service here! Love the ambience and the waiter was very accommodating with my lack of knowledge concerning Italian cuisine.

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OT
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

As a frequent customer of this place,I was surprised with substantial price increase yet the food quality went down. If increased price, at least maintain the quality and amount of food served.. but still better than other places for lunch special panini

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L
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Been here a number of times. This may have been my least favorite time. Just seemed off that night.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 3

This was our first time at this restaurant and our party of 8 was there for Mother's Day. We chose it because the menu sounded nice and the location was ideal for many of us gathering. The service was quite good but the food was really disappointing. They were out of many items and what they did have were not as they were described on the menu What they what did have was bland and overpriced. Will not return or recommend.

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MV
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time there, I had a great dinner and drinks. Great service, it was a Monday so it wasn’t crowded.

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OA
Philadelphia
100 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Returned for another visit while in town. Once again, our meals where very well prepared and the service was excellent. Thank you!

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h
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 4

We started with two appetizers, the burrata tarte and the asparagus tarte. They were both very very good. The tartes are baked on a flaky crust. We got three entrees. We were told that their pastas were very good, all made in-house. We ordered the maltagliati and the rigatoni. They were both horrible. The maltagliati was just a muddy, heavy mess. The rigatoni bolognese tasted like it came out of a jar. We only had a couple of bites of each of these, had them packed to go, and we gave them to a homeless person. The third entree, the snapper, was good; a nice helping and very tasty. Very good, friendly service, too. But we won't go back.

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