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Best Italian Restaurants in Bayside


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A photo of VALDARI RISTORANTE restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Bayside
Booked 1 time today
Valdari Ristorante is a beloved spot for phenomenal Italian cuisine, as evident from the myriad of glowing reviews. Acclaimed for its attentive and friendly staff, the restaurant ensures a pleasant dining experience from the moment patrons step in until the moment they leave. Customers celebrate their special moments here, reflecting the restaurant's appeal and worthiness. The extensive menu offers enticing options like salmon, chicken parm, and luscious pasta that have visitors eager to return. The remarkable service, excellent value for the price, and the fresh, delicious dishes combine to make Valdari Ristorante a highly recommended restaurant. The reviews affirm the excellent quality of meals, with one customer claiming they "can say with certainty that this will become Our Neighborhood Spot."
A photo of Papazzio Italian Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Bayside
Booked 2 times today
Papazzio Italian Restaurant is a cornerstone of good Italian cuisine. It is highly praised in numerous customer reviews for its exceptional food and service. One reviewer remarked that if it was located in Manhattan, it "would probably get some Michelin stars". The restaurant’s menu offers an impressive range of gluten-free options, making it a safe haven for those with celiac disease. One regular claimed it was a "Celiac/GF gold mine". Taste and quality are not compromised for their gluten-free dishes, earning Papazzio high praise from both gluten-free and non-gluten-free diners. Many customers regard it as their "go-to place for special and any occasions", highlighting its appeal for both everyday dining and special events. The restaurant also receives consistent positive feedback for its friendly, attentive service and warm ambiance. Papazzio Italian Restaurant offers not just great Italian cuisine, but an extraordinary dining experience as a whole.
A photo of Il Toscano - Douglaston restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Douglaston
Booked 7 times today
Il Toscano in Douglaston is highly praised for its exquisite Italian cuisine. Reviewers rave about its exceptional service and atmosphere, regularly proclaiming it their favorite Italian dining spot. The menu boasts a variety of unique, fresh specials, including the best lasagna, lobster out of shell, and napoleons. The homemade pasta and pork chop are described as 'insanely good' and the restaurant is well-loved for flexibility in customizing appetizers and entrees. Above all, Il Toscano resonates a homey feel, backed by excellent customer service. As one reviewer eloquently put it, "Il Toscano is simply the best... Delicious well-prepared food served by friendly competent staff."
A photo of Sandro's Italian - Manhasset restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Manhasset
Booked 10 times today
Sandro's Italian restaurant, located in Manhasset, New York, consistently impresses its patrons with its authentic Italian dishes and excellent service. Reviewers have described its food as "perfectly prepared," with the Bucatini Carbonara cited as a standout dish that beautifully captures the essence of Rome. Other dishes such as Mozzarella in Carrozza and Calamari Arrabiata have been praised for their spice balance and delightful textures. Patrons also speak highly of the restaurant's friendly and competent staff, who are described as attentive and full of insightful recommendations. Reviews across the board highly recommend Sandro’s Italian as a must-visit dining spot in NY, praising it as a place where "great food, excellent service, and the owner's hospitality" unite to create a memorable dining experience.
A photo of BC Bistro restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Floral Park
Booked 6 times today
BC Bistro is renowned for its excellent American cuisine, with patrons consistently leaving glowing reviews for its fantastic food. The restaurant is known for everything from its delicious brunches to its flavorsome dinners. "Excellent in every way as always!" and "Everything was delicious" are only a few of the praises sung by satisfied customers. With special mentions to the hearty Filet, the creamy whipped potatoes, and outstanding service, BC Bistro never fails to deliver. A variety of dishes and unique events, like Italian Night, add an unexpected, delightful surprise to the dining experience. In addition to its mesmerizing live music, BC Bistro is commended for its relaxing and pretty atmosphere. A visit to the BC Bistro promises a memorable gastronomic journey.
A photo of VIVO Restaurant & Catering restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Bayside
Booked 1 time today
VIVO Restaurant & Catering is a highly acclaimed Mediterranean establishment known for its outstanding dishes and excellent service. As stated in the reviews, it consistently delivers high-quality, flavorful dishes, from grilled Atlantic salmon to delicious homemade pasta. Patrons praise the establishment for its warm atmosphere, attentive staff, and excellent value. Specific rave reviews highlight the pan-seared halibut, steak special with mash and asparagus, and shrimp scampi as standout dishes. Mediterranean favorites also include a unique shrimp, tomato, and feta cheese appetizer, and a sublime affogato for dessert. Notably, its Mediterranean salad has earned high praise, truly incorporating the essence of the cuisine. This hidden gem continues to delight with its comfortable and elegant environment, masterfully crafted menu, and remarkable service.
A photo of Umberto's of New Hyde Park - Original restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • New Hyde Park
Booked 11 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 Patsy's Pizzeria of Queens restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Whitestone
Patsy’s Pizzeria first opened its New York City location at 2287 1st Avenue in 1933, having been the dream of immigrant newlyweds Pasquale ‘Patsy’ and Carmella Lancieri. Patsy’s Pizzeria quickly established itself as a family style, old-fashioned neighborhood restaurant. Patsy’s Pizzeria catered to the growing population of Italian immigrants who longed for the cuisine of their homeland in a casual family style atmosphere.Also attracted were New Yorkers who wished to taste the new culinary expertise of the Italian immigrants and their newly developed brick-oven pizza. Without a doubt, Patsy’s Pizzeria established itself as the originator and leader of the family style Pizzeria restaurant.
A photo of Villaggio Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Whitestone
Booked 4 times today
Villaggio Ristorante is highly praised for its authentic Italian cuisine, consistently garnering positive reviews from patrons. Diners commend the restaurant for its exemplary service, warm atmosphere, and most notably, its delicious dishes - everything from "delicious fresh calamari and spinach with garlic" to "tender chicken parm" and "amazing sauces". The varied menu is appreciated, with regulars frequently returning to try their ever-changing daily specials. The restaurant’s ambiance has been compared to that of a small town in Italy, underlining its commitment to providing a genuine Italian dining experience. Patrons particularly highlight the excellent portions, friendly staff and reasonable prices. Villaggio Ristorante is now being referred to as an "Italian Restaurant gem" and is highly recommended for its splendid dining experience.
A photo of Cafe Continental Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Manhasset
Booked 5 times today
Cafe Continental Restaurant in Manhasset is renowned for its exceptional Italian cuisine. The restaurant's charm, it seems, is not only due to its outstanding food but also in the warm welcome it extends to its patrons. The phrases "always nice to feel like you are coming home", and "greeted and welcomed as if we were old friends" in the reviews reflect this. The food is described as "expertly prepared", "consistently delicious", and "always fantastic". The short ribs over risotto, Chilean Sea Bass, Veal Ragu pasta, stuffed veal chops, and linguini with clam sauce are particularly praised. The welcoming owner, professional staff, and attention to detail resonate in the reviews, with many patrons promising to return, declaring it the "best Italian food in New York".
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