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In Florence, small restaurants serve the neighborhood and its residents where the Alimentaris and Tattorias are places for family and friends. Like in Italy, expect to find a little hidden gem, simple and rich. Located a few steps down, that border the swath of Sixth Avenue sidewalk known as Father Fagan Park, this little snuggery has a winning air of relaxed authenticity.
Ciccio, is a neighborhood Italian Alimentari (Food) & Bar, featuring the specialties of Florentine cuisine through its quality prepared ingredients. The idea of this restaurant is just the simple elegance of traditional Tuscan food using local ingredients. Signature bread alongside a perfect piece of pecorino, and a glass of Tuscan wine to enjoy alongside Florentine dishes such as: Panzanella, Pappa al Pomodoro, Ribollita. Ciccio specializes in house-made pastas and Florentine favorites with the Tuscan idea that hunger is the best cook and where a “full stomach comforts the soul.”
New York, NY 10013
Hours of Operation:
LUNCH & DINNER
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Bwt Prince and Spring Street
$30 and under
Spring Street Station: C and E (subway)
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for New Years Eve! We will be offering a prix fixe menu with our classics and special items.
Ciccio Ratings and Reviews
Just like home? No, better. The dishes are not just delicious, they also look very special. Inventive food design in a old-bistro feeling place. Come down four steps into the clean and woody dining room. Seats 25 or 30 at most. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Ahhhh Ciccio............I could literally eat here every night of the week. Ciccio is absolutely the BEST Tuscan cuisine in NYC and at a price point that is just amazing. My favorites are crespelle as well as artichoke lasagna; all the pasta's are stunning though. The flourless chocolate cake (with whipped cream) is really memorable. They have a great Barolo at $80 a bottle - would be priced more like $120 elsewhere. The wait-staff are really kind - efficient, but not in your way at all - they have been there since the restaurant opened and their easy comfort shines through. Though Ciccio is in a basement locale - you wouldn't know it once in - it's quite romantic/ elegant - very refined lighting really makes it feel like on oasis yet it's right on 6th ave in Soho. If you can't spend a summer in Tuscany, you must visit Ciccio often :)
Worst service I can ever recall. We came in last week for dinner with a 7.45 reservation. At 9.40, we were asked to move, having not even had time to order dessert!
The owner of the restaurant did not even seem that apologetic about it and did not offer us a drink or anything. When I complained, he simply said 'this is normal.' No it is not! I dine out with clients and friends at least 3 nights a week and never has this happened!
To compound the issue, when we left, he simply said "I do not need your custom." Which is fortunate as he is not getting it again.
I live in LA and make sure I get to Ciccios every time I'm in town. The pasta is delicious, and made in house. The drinks are great, fantastic Negronis. The meatballs are my favorite, as is the ribolita soup and the vegetarian lasagna. The staff is wonderful, and the dining room is cozy in a good way, and charming.
Ciccio emailed me twice and called my cellphone to confirm the reservations made through OpenTable. Though when we arrived, we were left waiting ONE HOUR for a table to open for two people. They did not honor reservations made that evening for 9:30pm. We could have decided last minute to dine at Ciccio, and it would not have made a difference.
The cappellacci ricotta was amazing! That walnut sauce was to die for... Also the involtino di pollo had such great flavor and the crispy skin added a nice texture to it.. Veggies and potatoes were spot on.. Out appetizer was the straccetti di manzo. The beef was cooked well and the arugula was fresh. Would defiantly go back.
Cozy little gem in the South Village. Nice ambiance, some could say maybe a little too cozy, but not ridiculously jammed. But the food is excellent! Great menu, not your typical Italian reataurant in the US, reminds you a little of being back in Italy. Will definitely be coming back...and hopefully often.
Overall the food was good and unpretentious. The tortelli pasta with butternut squash and wild boar ragu was absolutely delicious. My only complaints were that the food came a little slowly and the restaurant was a slightly cold, but it could have been the 5 degree F weather.
My husband and I went here so I could show him some authentic NY Italian food. Based on reviews this seemed like a great place. They lived up to their reviews! The service was amazing and they were great at helping my husband pick out a meal. We had the Crespelle Di Ceci to share and TAGLIATELLE CON POLPETTINE and PAPPARDELLE VERDI CON SALSICCIA for our meals. They were all amazing and hit the spot.
Booked a dinner reservation here with an old friend looking forward to a quiet, leisurely meal. Unfortunately, I arrived a few minutes late due to traffic--my friend was early for our table. From the moment we sat down, we were rushed: the waiter, though nice, was constantly hovering. We shared a lovely kale and prosciutto salad to start--which came out moments after being ordered--and then our pasta dishes swiftly followed (nice tagliatelle with meatballs and gnocchi with octopus ragu, which was a little one-note in flavor). Our wine glasses were refilled from our bottle every few minutes...hard to have a conversation when you're repeatedly interrupted! Never ordered dessert--though we wanted to--because we were abruptly told they needed our table for another party. We should have been informed of that from the beginning. Cute place, nice food, but won't be returning to this restaurant--I like to enjoy dining when I go out and there are plenty of places to go that don't rush your meal!
Wonderful restaurant with a very authentic Italian atmosphere. I ordered the carbonara and it was great - creamy but thick and with the egg!!
My wife got a soup and sandwich combo which I didn't expect much from but we're really good as well!
Server was attentive and fun.
Will come again to try the other pasta dishes!
Ciccio is one of those special little neighborhood spots you discover and then wonder if you should share with friends only because you don't want it to become so popular that you can't secure a table :-)
The food is delicious, the staff always friendly and welcoming and the room is cozy and warm and inviting - love Ciccio!
(our waiter, Jay, is the BEST - doesn't miss a beat - intuits every need - well done!)
We will be back again, and again...
Ciccio is one of those divine NYC specialities, the deceptively cozy corner that bubbles with sophisticated know-how. It's all reflected in the delectable cuisine, the smart service and the atmosphere that's casual but imbued with respect for the art of dining well. We keep coming back and are never disappointed.
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