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For 2
Date
Mon, 2/19
Time
9:30 PM
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Locanda Vini e Olii

4.8
488 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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Serving traditional Tuscan cuisine in a renovated 19th century pharmacy since 2001. Homemade pasta, grass-fed Piedmontese beef, and some of Italy's best wines.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:15pm
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Phone number
(718) 622-9202
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michele Baldacci
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Private party facilities
We don't have a private room, but we do occasionally rent out the restaurant for private events.
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Private party contact
Michael: (718) 622-9202
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Cambridge Place
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Public transit
Clinton/Washington stop on the C or G trains.
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Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 488 People Are Saying
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4.8  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.5
value
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

I had a lovely dinner and bottle of wine with my son, who lives nearby, and my mother. The delicious yet unpretentious food and warm attitudes of the servers pleased three generations. Marinated sardines! Mmmm

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

excellent small Italian restaurant in a nice neighborhood. Food was good. Very traditional Italian. Nice size portions. Good Italian wine list. Wait staff were excellent.

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MichaelG (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Awesome food, great service, knowledgeable attentive staff, best duck I ever had in my life, go here!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great it was great

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Great neighborhood spot. Consistently good Italian food, lots of dishes you don’t find elsewhere. Service is always friendly. A real gem!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was delicious and the service, impeccable. Warm atmosphere, no pretensions.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

This is an amazing restaurant, the atmosphere + the food makes it a winning combination.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Staff made us feel right at home, food and wine were amazing!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

We had a great time! Love love love this place - would recommend to any and all

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vipMarieSalomeP5 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

I love that place! I go for dates as much as with friends.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

I had wanted to try this restaurant for a long time because of good reviews, and finally had a special occasion to celebrate with special friends who I knew would love this place. Our group definitely appreciated the Brooklyn scene here on a Saturday night, but we got the special table in the back corner, which tended to make it a little more private and less noisy. Loved the rough menus befitting the general atmosphere, which felt retro (apropos of the old pharmacy) and rustic, authentic. Drink menu featured many handmade drinks (enjoyed the homemade limoncello and the grapa after dinner). At the suggestion of our waiter (a Tuscan whose commentary greatly added to our enjoyment of the meal), we shared several apps - especially loved the onion soup gratinata, the cauliflower creation and the mozzarrella plate beautifully/deliciously garnished. Two of my guests had the branzino (they raved) and two the maltagliati, but the best was my TAGLIERINI AL TARTUFO. OMG. It was earthy, musty, delicious - actually served in an earthen brown bowl. All in all, a score.

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rubey (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Vini an Olli never disappoints! Driving from Long Island to Brooklyn sometimes is not easy but it is so worth the drive!! The staff is attentive and the food is nothing short of excellent! We love you guys!!! D and J

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vipCJMJR (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Excellent overall!

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vipNope (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Amazing New Years dinner. Great variety and portions with an unbelievable wine pairing. Service, as always, was warm and attentive. Can't wait until next year's dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Amazing neighborhood restaurant that delivered on New Year Eve as well. As usual the food was delicious and reasonably priced. Plus the entire staff is nice.

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Ltuck727 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Always a great spot for a delicious dinner. Perfect for a special occasion or just a casual dinner. The house wine and Ribolita are some of my favorites.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

It was an amazing experience. The staff was open, professional and provided great guidance on the meal. An excellent experience!!!

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vipTLW25 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Went to celebrate Christmas and the experience was very enjoyable. The service was good and efficient. The food was excellent, especially the buffalo mozzarella and the pici pasta. My only caveat concerning the food is that there was not enough branzino. The serving was the fish filleted but appeared to be only one half of the fillet. It was delicious but I expected a bit more. I would still return and recommend.

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NYVisitor1 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

One of the best places I have ever eaten. A sure thing for guests.

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vipfoodophile (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Absolutely delicious! Started with some Negronis from the Negroni menu- I had the cin-cin made with Cynar (always delicious). Great bartenders, very cool bar too! Lots of nick-nacks around the place, great for conversation topics for first dates. You should absolutely order the house marinated anchovies- even if you're not typically a fen, as my friend wasn't. They're quite mild, served on thin soldiers of bread and butter. Pastas were absolutely gorgeous too, ours as well as the many we spectated. Fig salad is another must!

Will absolutely be returning!

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