Aunt Jake's Little Italy
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Our Marinara Sauce with Short Rib, Sausage, Veal
Three Cheese Meat Lasagna
Ricotta, Mozzarella, Pecorino, Ground Beef, Short Rib
Sweet Roasted Red Peppers, Spicy Marinara
Not bad but not amazing.
Great food and decor! Definitely recommend this place to anyone.
AlexanderL, Thank you for the 5 star review and recommendation of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! Our friendly and attentive staff is the perfect compliment to delicious food in a beautiful environment. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Best, Aunt Jake's
The service was awesome and the food is always amazing!
Thanks so much for reviewing Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We hope to see you again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
Great outdoor set up so separate all the tables and give a private dinner. Food was delicious and service was also great!
makailag, Thanks for the 5 star review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We make every effort possible to focus on personal space and cleanliness during these times. We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience and look forward to hosting you again soon! Best, Aunt Jake's
We found this place on Yelp. The food was amazing but our server Jessica or Jessy was not very attentive and overall put a stain on our first time there. I recommend making sure you do not get her as a server. I cant stress how great the food was at Aunt Jakes, every dish we ordered was so good. If you are in Little Italy, please try this place.
Pascal, Thank you for taking the time to review Aunt Jake's Little Italy. Our delicious food keeps all of our customers returning to our 3 venues! I believe the server you had that evening was just starting training, so we appreciate in advance your patience with our new staff. All the best, Aunt Jake's
Pasta was delicious especially carbonara with squid ink noodles. Staff was really nice!
EsterC, Thanks for the 4 star review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! Our mouthwatering carbonara pairs perfectly with just about any pasta shape. We are glad you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you in the future. Best, Aunt Jake's
We sat outside (at our own request), but ended up wishing we had been inside. (Smoke from passersby, sidewalk traffic in general)
DarcyM, Thanks for taking the time to review Aunt Jake's Little Italy. We are sorry that your outdoor experience was not up to your standards, but unfortunately we have no control over cigarette smoke from foot traffic. Aside from your disappointment with the smoke and traffic, we more importantly hope you enjoyed the food and service. Thanks, Aunt Jake's
Service was slow
We appreciate your five star review of Aunt Jake's despite the slower service. We truly hope you enjoyed your food and that your next experience with us will be superb. Looking forward to hosting you soon! Best, Aunt Jake's
The service and atmosphere were really nice. The dessert was the highlight of my experience. I had the doughnuts with salted caramel sauce. OMG! The doughnuts were warm and fresh. It went so well with the salted caramel sauce. The fried calamari and broken meatballs were underseasoned and I remember it tasted more flavorful when I last visited about 4 years ago.
Flora, Thank you so much for your review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! The doughnuts are out of this world and should be enjoyed after every meal. We are sorry if the calamari and meatballs were underseasoned but glad you enjoyed the rest of your experience. Best, Aunt Jake's
Best food!! Absolutely love this place. Highly recommend
KaitlynR., Thanks for reviewing Aunt Jake's Little Italy! Our food, ambiance, and service keep our customers coming back. We can't wait to host you at any of our locations again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
Great Italian Food, i really love this place. The food is great, and great enviroment
VictorM, Thank you for your lovely review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We would like to consider ourselves a neighborhood gem, and hope you would agree with that. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
Food is good, but Sunday service was really slow. 40 mins of a wait before our food arrived.
Kate, Thank you for taking the time to review Aunt Jake's Little Italy. We apologize for any poor service. The restaurant industry as a whole has been greatly impacted and now suffers a labor shortage which in turns effects our business. That is no excuse for a disappointing experience though. You should have been informed of any delays that day. Our sincere apologies and we hope you choose to dine with us again in the future. Best, Aunt Jake's
Been there for dinner and brunch. It's our favorite pasta place, and everything else we've had there has been great.
Brunch was really good also. The lemon ricotta pancakes are delicious and great to share for 3-4 people as an appetizer.
JRS1, Thank you for the 4 star review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We are thrilled you enjoy brunch and dinner, and look forward to hosting you again in the future. Best, Aunt Jake's
Service was terrible - our waiter only checked on us once and it was after we were almost done with our meal. The chicken parm was very good, but it didn’t even come with pasta - that was an extra $6! The shrimp scampi lacked flavor. If I were back in the area, I wouldn’t return.
Place is nice but the food is very bland. Wouldn’t go back. There are much better Italian restaurants in the city
I've been to Aunt Jake's in Little Italy several times and it never disappoints. The staff is always welcoming, attentive and makes diners feel at home. The food was excellent as always and Aunt Jake's is becoming one of my favorite places. It's perfect for groups or even a date night. They have something for everyone. Parking is a bit rough due to the location but if you're on public transportation, it's located near multiple subway lines. Great place.
Food was good portion and very delicious!
The host was incredibly rude. I had to ditch my reservation and go to another restaurant.
Awesome food, great service, yummy cocktails. Young crowd but felt totally at home
DanielleD, Thanks for the review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We try to make each guest feel like they are at home, and there's no easier way to do that than by providing great food, drinks, and wonderful customer service. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Aunt Jake's
The handmade pastas are incredible. Highly recommend the Lamb Ragu and the Sweet Potato Gnochhi.
therea1jrod, Thanks for the 5 star review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! Be sure to enjoy the Lamb Ragu again before it's removed for our Spring menu! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
Aunt Jake's is a consistently solid option for Italian cuisine. Their pasta and sauce selection is amazing across the board - one could not get tired of the possible combinations! Their short rib is also extremely tasty. I would recommend sticking with entrees, as they are generally a better value than the appetizers. Oh, and the Aunt Jake's cocktail is fuego.
Fayze, Thank you for the review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We appreciate the feedback and look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
The wait staff barely came to our table and even though the restaurant was empty they were rushing us out towards the end. The food was great but the experience was subpar
Favorite brunch place!
Excellent service from start to finish. Our waiter gave honest and excellent spot on recommendations. Food was delicious and we shared a great bottle of Napa Cab per his suggestion. Will make this my go to place when in Little Italy!
CBGB, Thank you so much for the review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We hope to host you again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
We had a very nice and fun dinner, the drinks are really good and the service is splendid, Javier was our server, he was very attentive and has very good knowledge of the menu.
We’ll definitely be back soon.
Poor service - and they forgot to give my card back to me.
Absolutely delicious and great service! I got the kale Cesar and mafalda with arrabiata sauce and both were delicious. Will definitely be back!
nycreviews, Thanks for reviewing Aunt Jake's Little Italy! Great food and amazing service are the recipe to obtaining repeat customers. We hope to host you again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
The food and service was amazing! I will definitely be back!
Service and fresh pasta dishes was amazing. Our server was great as well.
DafnyG, Thanks for your review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We are glad you enjoyed both the food and hospitality. Hope to see you again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
Let me start off by saying the level of professionalism at this establishment is something hardly ever seen nowadays especially with everyone being on edge due to the pandemic... The hostess greeted us in such a charming manner, the waiter very attentive always asked if we needed more of anything we where having that night , a true Italian restaurant to the T . Every single dish we got with my family was nothing less than perfect marvelous taste and attention to detail and may i also say that this establishment follows all the requirements for a safe environment , checking temperature upon entering and safe distances between patrons and guest , i don't have enough words to describe my experience its something you have to see for yourself... i will be returning in March for my birthday and we live in Maryland btw thanks again to the whole staff that evening -Fred Mena
Fred, Thank you kindly for your review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy. While the pandemic may have changed the landscape of the restaurant industry, we at Aunt Jake's have not only wholeheartedly adapted to the new environment, but we also try to go the extra mile to make sure every guest feels safe and comfortable with their families. We can't wait to host you again soon for your birthday!
The manager was amazing to our group for me and my roommates birthday and the food was amazing as well
Thank you so much for your review of Aunt Jake's! We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience. Best, Aunt Jake's
Great service! Great food!!! Seemed more than 25 % capacity;?mildly uncomfortable
This was my first indoor dining experience since Covid and the Aunt Jake's staff made sure everyone felt comfortable and safe. The atmosphere was lovely and the staff was incredibly attentive. Delicious food and great Negronis!
JamieN., Thank you so much for the 5 star review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! Safety is our number one priority and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your indoor experience. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
AMAZING service on Valentine’s Day the food was amazing and the ambiance was great with the right playlist and music volume will definitely be back again
Great Valentine’s Day dinner
The food we had was delicious, also the drink. Besides, we had super fantastic experience because of the waitress. She was greatly patient recommending the menu which I didn’t have any clue what the best to try in this restaurant at first. Will surely come back!
Thank you so much for reviewing Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We hope to host you again soon. Best, Aunt Jake's
My cousin and I had been dying to get some italian food for a while and we came across this restaurant online. I got the squid ink pasta which is so flavorful and my cousin got the cheese ravioli. It was a quiet brunch and no one was next to each other whats so ever! My waiter was nice and gave us a nice table :) We will be back!!
AlexaS., Thanks for reviewing Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We are so pleased you enjoyed the food and service. Can't wait to see you again soon! Best, Aunt Jake's
All restaurants on street crowded leary to go in but wwnt by reviews. Nothing special will not return.
Margo, We are sorry you did not enjoy your experience at Aunt Jake's. Was there a particular problem with the food or service? Feel free to email us directly to explain further! Best, Aunt Jake's
Pasta was okay, nothing super special. Really liked the "Mystery drink" option where you pick a flavor and a spirit, and they bring you a custom cocktail.
Everything was GREAT nothing missing....will be back in the warmer weather for sure....
deborahg, Thank you for the review of Aunt Jake's Little Italy! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to host you again soon, even for takeout/delivery! Best, Aunt Jake's
Aunt Jake's Little Italy does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Aunt Jake's Little Italy also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (646) 858-0470.
Aunt Jake's Little Italy is rated 4.5 stars by 895 OpenTable diners.
Aunt Jake's Little Italy does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://auntjakesnyc.com/shop/aunt-jakes-gift-certificate/.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.