Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Date
Today
Time
7:00 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.
Booked 17 times today

Locanda Vini e Olii

4.8
519 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Italian
Perfect For:
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
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
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Italian
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:15pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(718) 622-9202
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Casual Dress
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Michele Baldacci
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
Private party facilities
We don't have a private room, but we do occasionally rent out the restaurant for private events.
icon/ic_contactCreated with Sketch.
Private party contact
Michael: (718) 622-9202
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Cambridge Place
icon/ic_public_transitCreated with Sketch.
Public transit
Clinton/Washington stop on the C or G trains.
icon/ic_gift_cardCreated with Sketch.
Gift Card
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 519 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
5.0Dined 5 days ago

Fantastic food and staff, and cool interior!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Excellent, authentic Italian. Good wine selection.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Excellent cuisine; creative menu. Service was good but lacked warmth and connection to the patron. It was a cold night and staff didn’t do enough to keep drafts out of dining room.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Loved it ...great food
Felt we were in Rome
Definitely go back

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Amazing hospitality from a team that are fun to be around, but take their food and drink seriously.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Authentic Italian!! Great wine list . Felt as though I was in Italy.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Good food and ambience.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We love this restaurant for many reasons. It's decor is so special. But there's more. The service is beyond wonderful: warm, knowledgeable, good sense of humor and attentive. The food is so original and unique. The flavors, the textures, everything about the food is wonderful. And their wine is also extraordinary. It is one of our favorite places to eat for a special night out.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Great experience

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

We were there for our anniversary. The food was delicious and the staff was friendly and fun.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

I have been here several times and it’s always great. Service is hands off, but very polite. You never feel rushed.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Love this place! Never disappointed.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We have been coming here since it opened. Still great food and service. Fun for everyday and special occasions

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

A gem in Brooklyn. Excellet food and first class service

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Everything we had was delicious, service was amazing. Truffle pasta and tagliatelle were my favorites.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Just perfect. Like being back in Italy

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

My new favorite restaurant. Willy is Amazing! I can’t say enough about how lovely our evening was at Locanda. What a treat from beginning to end. My favorite items were the anchovy starter and the guitar strings pasta. So grateful for all aspects of this experience.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We have been several times now and plan to make a reservation with friends for
April.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

When you see the old fashion pharmacy sign you know this is going to be an experience in dining.
But when you walk inside you know that it is All about the food.
Since there were six in our party we had the -tasting menu-
4 of us had spent time in Italy together last year
This dinner took us back.
Every plate (16 ) was a work of art.
The salads, so fresh and light letting the ingredients shine
The pastas ,each plate so unique that you forget you are
“The pasta course”
Then the protein course (Insert Angelic music)
The duck - the Piedimonte steak - the cod
Just -Yes !
Then when you think you cant eat another bite
-Ever-
They bring you plates of sweet confections that they make in the back
Cake , cookies , flan ,Chantilly cream.
Wow !
When in Brooklyn wishing you were in Tuscany
This is your fix until you get on a plane.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

This restaurant is truly a neighborhood gem! It has a small bistro-type vibe- very warm and friendly atmosphere. Our waiter was very courteous and knowledgeable. He recommended a wine that wasn’t on the wine list that was killer. Their specialty is Tuscan food and we were not disappointed. We started with marinated anchovies, continued with Pici for our pasta and finished with cod and branzino. All of our courses were excellent and met our expectations completely. This restaurant will be on our “repeat” list whenever we are in Brooklyn.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on March 8, 2018

everything was delicious. lots of atmosphere, traditional Italian but very high quality

Report
Helpful
2.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I ordered the dried fig and Gorgonzola salad and honestly this was the best part of my meal. The guitar string pasta itself was cooked well but overall almost inedible because it was way too heavy. I had about 5 forkfuls and I couldn’t manage to eat anymore. The mix of the egg yolk that had been incorporated into the sauce and the addition of the pancetta was just too much all together.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

I came here on a Saturday night and was able to make a reservation earlier that day. I had the roasted beets salad, fresh mozzarella appetizer, and the tagliatelle al ragu. Food was delicious, drinks were great, and the atmosphere was nice as well. I will definitely be back to try more of the menu.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Amazing food
Amazing atmosphere

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Enjoyed the Manhattans made with rye and those fabulous Italian cherries. We had cauliflower sfumato for an appetizer, as well as a fresh mozzarella with rapini and red peppers. Both were excellent. Also enjoyed our entrees. We were less happy with the noise level, which made it hard to carry on a conversation. Tables were very close. It would probably be calmer on a less busy night.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Food was outstanding. Service was a little cold IMO...we dropped a decent amount of money on dinner & wine for 4 people, so I expected to be treated with a bit more comfort & attention, if that makes any sense.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

As always, interesting different food with wonderful flavors. Friendly yet professional service! Absolutely one of my favorites. And the house red wine is a great accompaniment.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

This was our third visit (second time back), in town from Washington DC for theater in Manhattan and doubly worth the trip for (yet another) great dinner at Vini e Olii.

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Average for the price point but food quality and noise were big negatives for us. Salad greens were past their ideal serving window and should not have been served. Had to pick around the ones with the most pronounced "squish". Bread was unremarkable -- disappointing for an Italian restaurant. Granted, we were there on a Sunday night over President's Day weekend... perhaps they offer a stronger showing during regularly scheduled programming.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Another great meal at Locanda Vini e Olii. If you have yet to experience their restaurant, they provide fabulous Tuscan fare, have welcoming and knowledgeable staff, and a warm, homey ambiance. Special thanks to the staff for making our engagement a night to remember.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Good authentic Piedmontese food. Usually NYC Italian restaurants tend to offer Southern Italian cuisine, this is something else although familiar Italian menu items are offered. A good system of serving house wine (quite good, by the way) is in place. You are served a bottle and a measurement is taken at the end of your dinner. Therefore, you pay only for what you had. Owners are on the floor all the time (in different roles), this makes tremendous difference.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

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

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined 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.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

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

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Great it was great

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined 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!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

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

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

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

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

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

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 24, 2018

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

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
13