Via Trenta

4.6
31 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian

Via Trenta in Astoria is a memorable Italian experience. Both the cuisine and the atmosphere are classic Italian. Via Trenta serves lunch, dinner and a weekend brunch.



The brunch offered by Via Trenta Osteria & Wine Bar is perfect for regenerating after a busy week. Relax with the overstuffed French toast with prosciutto cotto and fontina with a glass of bellini, prosecco, or a mimosa or Bloody Mary. The frittata choices are over the top as well with ingredients such as homemade mozzarella and wild mushrooms. At dinner, whether you choose the braised lamb shank, the boneless Pekin duck breast or something else, the experience will be memorable.


Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00 pm–10:30 pm
Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–11:00 pm
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Phone number
(718) 545-2090
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Giovanni Pappas
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
37TH STREET
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Public transit
30th Avenue on N Train
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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Sun 12:00PM - 2:00PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 8:45PM - 10:00PM
Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 9:00PM - 10:30PM
Sat 12:00PM - 2:00PM 9:00PM - 10:30PM

What 31 People Are Saying
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Phoenix
1 review
4.0Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Attentive servers

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B
1 review
4.0Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

I loved the food it was spectacular. Aside from a few minor errors with the our order the overall experience was great!

I love the 2 greeters older a Italian genuine business.

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MA
New York Area
19 reviews
5.0Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience

Pasta was great. Service was great.

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C
San Francisco
5 reviews
5.0Dined on August 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had four different dishes and each was fabulous. Our experience was far better than many expensive restaurants we have been to in Manhattan. Service was excellent, with a “can do” attitude.

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SB
1 review
5.0Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious meal! We had the filet mignon
Which was Amazingly tender with sautéed spinach, great dish. Also, the bolognese with homemade pasta was excellent. Highly recommend this neighborhood restaurant.

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SD
1 review
5.0Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love Via Trenta. Excellente food and great service.

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and amazing food selection. Everything came out on a timely manner.

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Louisville
3 reviews
5.0Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I experienced our first trip to Astoria while moving our son in from KY and this restaurant did not disappoint us. The owner Tommy was gracious and warm. To say the food was good is an understatement. We had the tuna tartare and smoked salmon as appetizers and they were delicious! We split the warm beet salad with caramelized red onions with spinach which was light and tasty. My husband had the wild boar ossobuco which was tender and full of flavor. I had the baby clams with flat spaghetti in a white wine sauce which was perfectly cooked. We sampled the creme brûlée and tiramisu which were the best we have ever had. The wine list was ample and the waiter attentive to ensure the glasses were filled.
We will visit this restaurant next time we are in town and highly recommend it for all occasions. It may be one of the best Italian restaurants we have ever had the pleasure dining in!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
5.0Dined on May 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was delicious...Really good reviews that measured up to expectation.

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R
New York Area
4 reviews
5.0Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent food at reasonable prices. The staff are very friendly and personable. A great neighborhood restaurant.

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LN
New York Area
9 reviews
5.0Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I found Via Trenta listed on Open Table. The reviews were great so, I went with it. We were meeting friends who live in NJ. We ALL enjoyed our evening!

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MM
New York Area
1 review
2.0Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 1

Way overpriced for the food and extremely noisy. Having said that, the food was delicious.

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ML
1 review
5.0Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, great drinks, affordable price. Legit Italian food with really professional waiters.

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RG
New York Area
1 review
5.0Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food - good service - a little pricy .........................................................

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MA
1 review
5.0Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My turn to choose a restaurant to go to with BFF (who's a true foodie) and we enjoyed everything!

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C
New York Area
27 reviews
5.0Dined on April 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

everything was perfect and our waiter Fabio was bravissimo!

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NF
New York Area
7 reviews
2.0Dined on April 10, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 5

I didn’t get the 1,000 opentable rewards!!!

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent and service was very good. Everyone in our party of 11 enjoyed themselves— including 3 children under 5. Highly recommend this well-priced, rustic Italian restaurant in Astoria.

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New York Area
6 reviews
5.0Dined on April 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place. This was our second time here and it was just as amazing as the first. The food is incredible a real hidden gem.

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R
Chicago
9 reviews
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance, food and service.

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JG
New York Area
1 review
3.0Dined on March 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Tight space but excellent food at a pretty good value.

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JA
San Diego
13 reviews
5.0Dined on March 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very, very good food! Service was exceptional too!

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
4.0Dined on March 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Met my daughter’s boyfriend for the first time.

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New York Area
5 reviews
5.0Dined on March 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

As usual food and service were terrific.

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New York Area
1 review
5.0Dined on February 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best italian restaurant I’ve been to. Very flavorful but small portions will be back

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TP
New York Area
1 review
5.0Dined on February 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is officially my favorite Italian Restaurant in Astoria.

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CF
New York Area
45 reviews
2.0Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

I am torn about this review. The service was good, albeit a bit choppy at times. The tables were a little too close for my liking--they cram people together even with other spots open (??). I do have to give them props for the strong wine list and for the most part, the dishes we had were well prepared and tasty.

Except for one. There was an advertised special--fettuccine with freshly shaved truffles for $30. Sounds simple, decadent, and mouthwatering, right? I was down for a splurge #treatyoself. Sadly, what we got was a pile of pasta with a few measly slices of truffle that came from a jar (wet, flaccid, and lacking any oomph of umami). I have had this dish before and know what it should have been--this was an insult to fresh truffles and my tastebuds. I think this is shady and have a hard time justifying going back/recommending when there are so many other authentic restaurants in Astoria.

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MM
New York Area
3 reviews
5.0Dined on February 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Brought family here for Saturday dinner. One of the better Italian spots in Astoria. Awesome wine list, and daily specials are worth trying. Servers were extremely attentive and we were treated to a complimentary champagne toast for dessert. Not a huge place (especially when restricted to indoors only) so make a reservation. Will come again!

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New York Area
1 review
5.0Dined on January 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Via Trenta is my GO TO Italian spot. I grew up in a very Italian family and this place is so amazing. Everything I have gotten from this restaurant has been delicious. I bring friends and family here and they all love it and want to come back. The staff is great, the food is cooked wonderful, and we loved eating earlier on because we had the entire place to ourselves before the rush came. This place is a MUST GO.

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S
New York Area
3 reviews
5.0Dined on January 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and service. I am planning to go back soon.

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San Francisco
1 review
5.0Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We made a reservation New Years eve. At first it was a reservation for two but my mother and son were added to our reservation. They were very accommodating and gave us a table for four. We had the prosciutto and the artichoke appetizers. My mother had the fillet mignon, my wife had the seafood plate, and I had the organic salmon. All dishes were great!

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