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About Antica Pesa

Originating in Rome in 1922, this family run business came state-side to open a New York location in 2012. Both establishments follow two fundamental guidelines: to rework traditional recipes from Roman cuisine and to utilize local, seasonal and mostly organic products, with a nod to modern trends. In 2015, the family opened a third Antica Pesa in Doha, Qatar as they continue in their international pursuit to share their cuisine and ideology.

115 Berry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Thursday: 6:00pm-10pm
Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm-11pm

Cross Street:
Between North 7th and North 8th Streets

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(347) 763-2635

Website:
http://www.anticapesa.com/

Public Transit:
1 Block from BEDFORD AVE Subway station ( L line ) - 2 subway stops from UNION SQUARE - 14th street, Manhattan.

Executive Chef:
Simone Panella

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

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We will be open for Thanksgiving from 5pm-10pm and will feature a few Thanksgiving themed specials for the evening!

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

We will have 3 different seatings on Christmas Eve (5:30pm-7:30pm; 7:30-9:30 and 9:30-close). We will be featuring selected items from our regular menu and some specials for the evening! Make your reservations now!

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Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

We will have 3 different seatings on Christmas night (5:30pm-7:30pm; 7:30-9:30 and 9:30-close). We will be featuring selected items from our regular menu and some specials for the evening! Make your reservations now!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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We will have 3 different seatings on New Year's Eve (5:30pm-7:30pm; 7:30-9:30 and 9:30-close). We will be featuring selected items from our regular menu and some specials for the evening! Make your reservations now!

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Antica Pesa Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.6

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

81% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (14)
Authentic (13)
Good for a Date (13)
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Neighborhood Gem (12)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Romantic (12)
Cozy (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Notable Wine List (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
People Watching (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Fun (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Business Meals (3)
Casual (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Healthy (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Music (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined a day ago

The food did not reach our expecctations...

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·Dined 2 days ago

We were there during a Jazz live music session...we enjoyed everything: the food, all the staff, the music and the great Lorenzo Panella who feel us like at home! Thanks!

Tags: Live Music, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Business Meals, People Watching, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Exceptional experience as always.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The hostess were very nice but our waiter was terrible. For the amount of money you pay there should be better service. He forgot a few of our desserts and then forgot to put a candle on one of them. Felt like he was rushing us out. The food is good but not worth the $$$. Don't think I'll be coming back here.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Antica Pesa was superb. It had an enchanting ambiance, with mellow and high quality live music. The service was exceptional — I opted for all of the server’s recommendations, and was pleasantly impressed each time! Definitely a highlight of my NY trip.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was very good. Owner (not Lorenzo, the other one) very rude

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

waited 45mins for a table regardless I made a reservation.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

It was my first time at the restaurant and I was disappointed The food was very ordinary Italian food. Much of it was well prepared but it was not very interesting. The service was hyper-active and constantly at the table trying to take plates. They served bread once and then took away the bread plates which was odd. Overall, not in keeping with Italian restaurants which are in the same price range.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

This is an awesome restaurant. I have been to the one in Rome and it was amazing, I didn't think the Brooklyn one could be as good but I was wrong. The service is impeccable, the food is spectacular and the ambience makes you feel like you are indeed in Rome. Lorenzo and his staff make everyone feel welcome. This is absolutely a 5 star restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Excellent and friendly .....warm ,inviting
Nice specials and moderately priced

Tags: People Watching, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I've never had a bad experience at Antica Pesa. The service and food are always on point. Lorenzo, Francesco and the entire staff make you feel at home and it's definitely my home away from home!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 17, 2017

My wife and me were in Brooklyn and then we thought to eat at Antic Pesa. Owners are wonderful like their staff and chef. All the food is great. Atmosphere is amazing. One thing is sure: everybody should go here! We’ll surely come back!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Nice ambiance with real italian cooking alla roma .Francesco is always attentive ,food is great and you may spot some celebrities as a bonus

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Very authentic Italian food. Loved the Italian ham and mozzarella appetizer. The steak for two looked amazing. Had the fish with mushrooms ,it was very good but small plate. Wife had the chicken which was huge. They could use a better dessert menu. Decorating is very hip and happening, upscale.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The most authentic Italian food in NYC. It brought us back to Rome. Service is fabulous. Dessert is to die for.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Romantic, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, People Watching, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

AS ALWAYS THIS IS THE BEST SPOT FOR REAL ITALIAN FOOD IN BROOKLYN AND MAYBE WHOLE NYC.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Excellent food and fun drinks . Definitely will be back .

Tags: Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Lorenzo and team drive impeccable service. A pleasure!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

This was the WORSE place EVER!!!! They ran out of EVERYTHING we ordered, they were soooo RUDE about it too like it was our fault!! The food we did receive was DISGUSTING! It was sooo bad we left.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Absolutely worthwhile going there. Super atmosphere...super food and service. We will come back (from Germany)

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Everything was spot on! Including the surprise dessert - Tiramisu...

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 10, 2017

One of the worst dining experiences I have had in quite a while. I rarely write a review, but I feel that I must write this one. In the past, I loved this restaurant and recommended it to many others. I had a friend in town for a birthday weekend and took her there specifically. The ambiance is still charming; however, everything else is awful. The whole evening felt more like a hostage situation than a dining experience. Despite each course taking forever to arrive, in a only half-filled restaurant, the food was disappointing in every aspect (presentation, appearance, and more importantly taste). There were 4 of us, so we ordered quite a few dishes. All were bad. Even the tomatoes tasted off. I could probably spend a entire paragraph on our sever. In the interest of brevity, let me just say that the service industry is not his calling and he would be better in a profession where personal interaction is not required. At one point, I began to wonder if the restaurant was now being this bad on purpose (the owner perhaps needs to show a financial loss). I sincerely wonder how so many things could be bad in a one time amazing restaurant. DO NOT GO HERE. I hope the restaurant regains its prior excellence, but I don't know if I would be willing to roll the dice to check.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

The lasagna was smooth and tasty; the pork belly was inedible, so tough it could not be sliced at t he table and had to be taken to the kitchen to be cut. The waiter did not register surprise when I asked for a sharper knife and it was he who suggested that the meat be cut in the kitchen. He should have taken the dish back and suggested something else. I never had meat that I could not cut.

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·Dined on September 6, 2017

08/05/2017it was a great experience

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·Dined on August 31, 2017

La comida gustosa pero los platos llegaron un poco frios

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Never again. The worst service. The waiter could have cared less.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 20, 2017

One of my favorite Italian restaurants in the City. As close to Rome as it gets. Can't get enough and staff is friendly. A must go!!

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·Dined on August 18, 2017

Comoda buena y excelente atención. Fácil de llegar

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Outstanding. Don't miss this place.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was mediocre at best. Overwhelming aroma of pesto on a Burrata salad-total turn off as well as the beef tartare. Pasta was mediocre. wine was overpriced. Service was good ambiance good. Way better Italian in Williamsburg this one was two blocks from home finally tried it, unfortunately it was total miss.

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Horrible service. Have never written a negative review but from the moment we walked in the staff was nasty and unaccomodating. Especially the you girls at the front desk. When we were shown to our table all the way in the back we asked nicely if we could have a table up front. There were 3 empty ones in the front. She told us they were all reserved. Turns out they weren't reserved And after 45 minutes we were taken to a table up front. Potions were minuscule. Two of us ordered pasta and 2 ordered branzini. The pasta was the potion of a small appetizer size and the branzini was about a 4 inch fillet. Never will return. Don't waste your money- too many other good places to dine in the area.

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Too expensive!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2017

My favorite italian restaurant in NYC, with traditional dishes and fresh ingridients. Add to that Francesco and Lorenzo as amazing hosts, will welcome you as family

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Amazing food, service was impeccable, staff was warm and hospitable....went with friends for a special occasion, loved everything about it. The minute you are greeted by the ladies in the front, you get the ambiance of the place. Highly recommend it and we will be returning soon!!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Always excellent. Francesco and Lorenzo and their staff do it the right way. The food is great, the service is great and they never fail to make my family feel special. Such a rarity these days.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Everything feels like and taste like Home .... if Home is where you love to be!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Wonderful! Wonderful! Our meal choices were excellent... fettuccini with tomatoes and eggplant purée and branzino. The dessert was one of the best we've ever had.... coffee granita with whipped cream, chocolate mini puffs and white chocolate bark. Oh, my!
The restaurant will definitely be on our "go to" list.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Worth driving to Brooklyn, amazing authentic Italian dishes with a friendly staff!! My favorite place!

Tags: Authentic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Overall it was a very disappointing experience. It positions itself as a high end restaurant -- with prices that are high end -- and then delivers average food and service. Other restaurants in the neighborhood offer better food at a much better value.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Amazing experience. The food is incredible. Absolutely delicious. Friendly owner , hostess and all servers. Must go. Highly recommend.

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