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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Garden City

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A photo of Cassariano Italian Eatery - NY restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(969)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Mineola
Cassariano Italian Eatery - NY takes pride in its exceptional Northern Italian cuisine, a fact echoed by the array of positive reviews. This gem in Mineola is renowned for its consistently high-quality food. Not your average Italian outlet, Cassariano offers a unique menu that's divergent from typical Italian dishes. Reviewers have praised not just the delicious food, but also the welcoming atmosphere, outstanding service, and the engagement of the owners. The homemade pastas, special desserts, and fresh ingredients contribute to its reputation, while the friendly, attentive staff enhance the overall dining experience. A combination of excellent food, ambiance, and service, makes this restaurant a favorite among Italian cuisine lovers.
A photo of Umberto's of New Hyde Park - Original restaurant
4.5
Awesome(790)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • New Hyde Park
Booked 8 times today
Umberto's of New Hyde Park - Original is a renowned restaurant, renowned for its delectable Italian cuisine. It is a local hotspot that patrons keep coming back to for more of their delicious food. The restaurant has earned rave reviews for its quality service, enticing ambiance, and of course, the authentic Italian dishes it serves. As a quote from a review says, "Umberto's is my go-to place when I want Italian food", and it seems this sentiment is echoed by many. They offer a range of traditional Italian selections, from the perfect pasta dishes to the finest grandma's pizza. The dining experience at Umberto's isn't just about the food; it's about the friendly atmosphere, the engaging staff, and the feeling of being part of a warm Italian family. Hence, Umberto's of New Hyde Park - Original is an epitome of good Italian cuisine.
A photo of Trattoria DiMeo restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(750)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Roslyn
Booked 5 times today
Trattoria DiMeo, situated on the North Shore, is renowned as one of the best Italian restaurants in the NY area. Their Southern Italian cuisine, including tantalizing dishes such as veal pizzaiola and red snapper Livornaise, are highly praised. Despite the anticipated wait due to the meticulous preparation of the food, patrons are always impressed by the outstanding quality of the meal, making it worth the patience. The warm, comfortable ambience enhances the dining experience. The restaurant is also commended for its excellent service, and its outdoor dining setup is much appreciated by the guests. As one reviewer put it, "No need to dine anywhere else for Italian food. Always consistently great. Wonderful service."
A photo of Trattoria Diane restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1797)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Roslyn
Booked 6 times today
Trattoria Diane is acclaimed for its excellent Italian cuisine, offering an interesting menu that presents a mix of classic dishes and modern interpretations. Described as a restaurant that consistently turns out high-quality and refined Italian fare, it has received glowing reviews for its "exquisite" food, "outstanding" service, and "warm and inviting atmosphere reminiscent of an authentic Italian trattoria." The menu offers a range of options from full meals to small plates, including superb pastas, Italian pot roast, and duck, as well as a renowned pastry chef's legendary desserts. Trattoria Diane takes pride in its well-prepared, delicious food, fair pricing, and gracious service, making it an excellent choice for a lovely dining experience.
A photo of Uva Rossa restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(834)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Malverne
Uva Rossa stands out as one of the finest Italian dining spots, offering a truly authentic culinary experience. Described by patrons as a 'neighborhood gem', it wins praise for its consistently delicious food, friendly staff and the warm, inviting atmosphere it cultivates. The establishment holds an extensive wine list that elevates the dining experience. Owners Antonio's genius mix of flavors and dedication to the craft of Italian cooking are frequently highlighted. The restaurant's commitment to cater to diverse dietary requirements such as gluten-free options is also highly appreciated. In a series of commendations, one customer states “UVA ROSSA continues to deliver excellence, from their 5-star quality food, service to ambiance." Their love for providing an exceptional Italian dining venture shines through every review.
A photo of Steve's Piccola Bussola - Westbury restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(188)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Westbury
Booked 1 time today
Steve's Piccola Bussola located in Westbury has built an impressive reputation for providing authentic Italian cuisine. Over the past 20 years, it has continually delighted customers with impeccable service and exquisite dishes. Customers highly commend its excellent seafood marinara, gnocchi bolognese, chicken parm, and linguine with white clam sauce. Steve's Piccola Bussola has been hailed as a "favorite," with a promising "first-time" experience that encourages many to return. The waitstaff receives praise for their attentiveness and excellent service. With generous portions of flavorful meals, this is a place that truly showcases the flair of Italian cuisine on Long Island.
A photo of Gusto Divino Trattoria restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(849)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Seaford
Booked 2 times today
The Gusto Divino Trattoria has garnered ardent praise from diners for its authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. With a roster of glowing reviews, patrons rave about the “fantastic food” and “great overall experience”. Many highlight the excellent service, characterizing the staff as attentive, friendly, and very personable, adding to the “family style” environment. The menu is highly commended for its wide range of options, with special mention made of the veal osso bucco, babu lamb chops, rigatoni portobello, and penne in vodka sauce. The restaurant further stands out with its live music, which contributes to a vibrant and welcoming ambiance. From all accounts, Gusto Divino Trattoria is a top choice for Italian cuisine, consistently offering an outstanding dining experience.
A photo of Volpe Ristorante at Fox Hollow restaurant
4.3
Awesome(807)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Woodbury
Volpe Ristorante at Fox Hollow is praised for its authentic and exquisite Italian cuisine. The clientele lauds its cozy ambiance, excellent service, and fine-tuned attention to cleanliness. Guests commend the food as being "amazing in every way," with highly recommended dishes like the Italian Wedding soup, the Berkshire Tomahawk pork chop, and the fresh mozzarella. The atmosphere is described as "elegant," making one feel as though they're dining in Italy itself. One patron even stated the dining experience "exceeded my expectations," and the food was "priced moderately for the quality and value." There's no doubt Volpe Ristorante secures its stellar reputation with consistent praise from its guests.
A photo of Molto Bene restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(468)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Merrick
Booked 1 time today
Molto Bene ranks amongst the finest Italian restaurants in the Bellmore/Wantagh area on Merrick Ave, as echoed by its effusive patrons. The restaurant's reputation lies in its authentic Italian cuisine, consistently outstanding service and the delightful dining atmosphere it offers. Reviewers praise Molto Bene for its "terrific" food, "impeccable" service, and "great old world Italian" feel, making it a perfect choice for a special occasion or everyday dining. Standout dishes include the highly recommended seafood with squid ink pasta, stuffed mushroom appetizer special, and scampi over linguini. The offerings are complemented by an array of perfectly portioned daily specials and finished off with homemade Tiramisu, touted as "the best on Long Island." Critics also laud the "perfect" serving sizes, making for a "great overall experience" where one can "come hungry and leave satisfied."
A photo of Steve's Piccola Bussola of Syosset restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(226)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Syosset
Booked 1 time today
Steve's Piccola Bussola of Syosset is a treasured neighborhood gem, praised for its consistently excellent and delicious Italian food. The restaurant is particularly known for its delectable dishes such as the veal parmigiana and osso bucco, both of which have received rave reviews as some of the best in the area. The warm and toasty bread, soft eggplant rollatini, and homestyle Italian cheesecake also add to the authentic Italian dining experience. The service is professional and attentive, contributing to the restaurant's overall upscale ambiance. This outstanding establishment, situated right in the heart of Syosset, comes highly recommended by diners for its fantastic food and superb service.
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