Luigi's Restaurant & Bar

4.6
731 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Luigi’s Restaurant & Bar in New Hyde Park, NY is a timeless Italian eatery serving high-quality Italian-American classics, rustic Italian cuisine and contemporary dishes. Try our homemade pastas, wood-fired oven pizzas and award winning wine list.
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PM
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was good as usual. Was impressed by our waiter William. A young man but better than most w 20 years experience. He was very attentive- water was empty 30 seconds and than refilled, bread refilled. Was really on top of things. If all the waitpersons are like him management would be happy.

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RM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Overall experience was great....food was excellent!!! The veal chop special is out of this world. Can't wait to go back!!

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B
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Consistently great food and service

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LP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always

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S
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Luigi's never disappoints. The food was outstanding! The service was terrific! We dined on a Saturday evening, on the later side. The restaurant was packed- even with not an empty table everything was prompt and served hot as it should be. Bravo!!

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TJ
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is delicious! Our waiter was extremely attentive and came by the table often to check and see if we needed anything else. My husband and I have celebrated several birthdays at Luigi’s and will continue to do so.

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d
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The pappardelle with short rib was delicious, the service was excellent, and I will definitely go back again!

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RS
Atlantic City
24 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food and drinks were very good. Pleasant attentive service.

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CM
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

It was a nice dining experience for me and my family. The waiter snapped a little bit and i got upset from that.

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ML
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing as always!!!

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1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, good service. Very busy but considering how good it is I think that is just the way it is. Parking is a bit challenging but that has nothing to do with the dining experience.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

It was cold inside. The AC was on too high. The food got cold quickly after.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

I booked this place because of the reasonable price range and the good reviews. However, I didn't expect a prefix menu where everything was $50 or more. Albeit, I don't book too many restaurants this far into Queens, but I wish it was explicitly listed that all of their food prices would double and the regular menu was not optional for mother's day. Food that I had expected to pay perhaps 30 or below was now a prefix menu of 50 and above with starters and desserts. Way too much food for what my party of 8 had been expecting. The service was great and so was the ambiance. I'd come back on any other day but a holiday.

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C
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

I did not expect a set menu for Mother's day, as it was not mentioned on the website or when i called to confirm my reservations. I was a bit disappointed that i could not order off the regular menu. However, the food was excellent. I will definitely be back.

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DD
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

Normally, this is a fantastic place to dine with family and friends. We were a party of 6 and went for a Saturday night Mothers Day dinner with family. We were seated in the 'back room' for a 7PM reservation. A half hour after being seated, a birthday celebration of about 25 people were seated; they didn't sit and were obnoxiously loud hovering over people dining. We did notify the host of the noise...Not much they could do. About an hour in, and this loud group finally sat. We ordered appetizers and a salad to begin. Our server made it seem like our appetizers would be small portions and wanted to 'up size' to family style portions. Not necessary. We've eaten at Luigis on many occasions and never had a problem with the portion sizes. We declined. Our salad never came. At 9ish our entrees were brought to the table. Two were cold. Our server seemed uncaring and uninterested. We've never had this kind of experience at Luigi's before.
We will dine at Luigi's again, but will NOT be seated in that back area again with that server.

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P
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great restaurant the quality of food is outstanding

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food, friendly service & a lively atmosphere w/people of all ages including families being festive & enjoying good food. Highly recommend.

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MA
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Really good. Luigi's is a reliable neighborhood place!

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o
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great for date night, or birthday's or special occasions. I have been here several times. My wife and family loves the old style Lobster Risotto with Saffron.

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JW
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Basal/Olive oil dip and house made bread are delicious.
Very large portions of food, tasty, not fancy, down to earth cooking.
Noise level high.
A solid local restaurant.

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MM
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice Restaurant and delicious food , we had a wonderful time!

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SS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and drinks. Fantastic staff who try hard to please!!

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EB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 3

We have been coming here since 2002 and always loved it until tonight. Waited long time for table and bus boy spilled gasoline from candle behind me all on floor and my sweater. Hostess told manager and waitress but they didn’t care and never mopped floor with gasoline.
Sad that the placed changed.

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ML
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband, son and I went to Luigi’s for the first time this past Saturday night. We have lived in the neighborhood for a long time but never ate at Luigi’s. The food was delicious and the service was great. I will definitely recommend Luigi’s to my friends and family.

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NP
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was pretty spot on. The only negative i would say was when the bus boy brought the bread to my table, the bread was cold and i requested that it be warmed up. He snatched it and had a nasty attitude. When he brought it back he rudely put the basket back on the table as if to say he was highly annoyed by the request. I do understand that it was a busy night but nonetheless customers shouldn’t be subjected to staff annoyances. My waiter was a pleasure and the woman who i believe was management as well was very polite and nice and the host who seated my boyfriend and i was energetic, polite, and friendly. Overall my experience was amazing. Perhaps the bus boy was having a bad day.

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J
New York Area
94 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Old-school place. Prices are reasonable. Love the pesto sauce for bread dipping. They like having mashed potato sides rather than pasta but you can order that too. Real nice place with good food.

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G
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Restaurant waitress was very kind and food was good~ this is my second time to visit here. I would like to try other food here next time.

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RG
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Always get great service and a lovely meal. We enjoy going on special occasions. We will continue to do so in the future.

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PB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

When we arrived we were seated directly in front of the entrance to the room which was very uncomfortable. Also there were two tables of at least 20 people each with more than half of them children under 5- We could not hear ourselves speak - it was as if a family party took over the room - I guess this can happen on a holiday so I will be careful in the future when booking. A restaurant. Once those families left and we requested to change our table -all was ok. Our server was excellent. However, due to our experience I would probably not book Luigi’s for a holiday.

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AT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Have been dining here many years and can always depend on a good meal at a decent price. Just don't go on a holiday. Drinks at bar served in HOT glasses just out of the dishwasher. Inexperienced bartender (relative of ownership) didn't take suggestion well. Not to do that. Kitchen overwhelmed pasta specials overcooked, lamb osso bucco cooked till dry side pasta served on the plate a glued together glob. Just a big disappointment for an Easter family dinner.

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OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous. Yara is a great waitress. Can’t go wrong. Best food and service.

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

Great place with great food! Would recommend it to anyone!

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MP
New York Area
107 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food & service were outstanding. The staff accommodated our fairly large group of 10 in tight quarters but made us feel comfortable none the less. I will have many more group meals here for my best clients from New York Life in Lake Success!

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RF
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good local spot. Food is always consistent. Service is always good. If you're in the area, it's worth stopping by.

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JW
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner is always excellent at Luigi’s. Our server Jennifer was wonderful. We love going with others so we can share lots of appetizers. Their colossal meatball is great. The shrimp tempura is always delicious. Fried calamari crispy and plentiful with yummy aioli sauce.
You can’t go wrong with Luigi’s. I just wish that they would bring back the Chilean sea bass dish that used to be a staple on their menu.

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c
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Food presentation and taste was good. Less salt in dipping sauce and salad would be great

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Service was a bit slow but food was delicious.

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W
Charleston
33 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Luigi's is consistent. The food is always excellent, that's why we return again and again. I do prefer during the week as it is less hectic. This was Saturday evening so the noise level was up, but even with the crowds, the service was great. Our server, Patricia, was delightful.

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R
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Luigi's is one of the most reliable dining experiences we have had in recent years. The ambience is relaxing, the drinks tasty, the menu interesting, the kitchen talented and the service friendly and attentive. And the thing is, it's always like this. It is our favorite go-to and we highly recommend it.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food, from appetizer to desserts! Will be back

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