Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas

4.5
1107 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Please call the restaurant if you wish to dine outdoors. First come, first serve and subject to weather.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas set out with the goal of introducing a wonderful breadth of world-class international wine that is paired with an expansive Italian, small plate menu. Our wine list and food menu are thoughtfully prepared and selected by a team that strives to introduce our guests to new, fresh Italian flavors by Executive Chef Ryan Keough.

Wine is Spuntino’s second name as we're a 5-time Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner! We offer over 350+ wines on our reserve list: 50 wines by the glass, over 150 by the bottle, four wines on tap, and three wine flights offered daily.
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
76 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a fun night!! ☺️

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MaureenK
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brought my grandson & his girlfriend for dinner. It was a wonderful experience. The various tapas we shared were all delicious with something to please everyone. Wine selection by the glass was also very good and reasonably priced. My guests were planning to comeback with friends.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded 10 hours ago

Hi Maureen, we are thrilled to see your review! Thank you for your visit and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with guests.

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SusanD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience3

I have absolutely loved Spuntino in the past. This time the food was very mediocre - soggy pizza, a bruschetta that was not even crispy and no flavor. The rigatoni bolognese was excellent. And the wine list is great. But the pizza alone made me sad that I brought a friend there for dinner.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded 10 hours ago

Hi Susan, we appreciate your review and feedback. I am so sorry to hear that you had an unenjoyable recent experience with us. We would have liked to address this in person and meet your specific dish taste expectations. If you would like to reply with more details of your visit we would love to learn more about this incident.

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vipAllison
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food1service3ambience4

Food was borderline inedible this place has really fallen from grace since the pandemic and there’s also almost no menu items anymore :( very sad this used to be my favorite spot

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded 4 days ago

Hi Allison, thank you for your feedback. If you could please provide more details about which tapas dishes you had, what made you feel this way, etc. We use fresh, seasonal and local ingredients and have over 40 tapas items on our main menu. We would love to learn more about your experience and invite you to share this with us.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Didn’t get seated until 30 minutes after our reservation, but service was overall good.

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ShaleeE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food and awesome service. Adrian was so very helpful, knowledgeable and professional. Will definitely come back with friends. Thanks for the wonderful and tasty experience. :)

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on October 5, 2021

Hi Shalee, thank you for this review! I am forwarding this to the team to share to Adrian, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Our server was friendly. Impressive wine list. However we were given the wrong wine glasses for our selection. When we requested a res wine glass, our server told us that there were none available because they were dirty. This was disappointing because we were in a wine bar.

The food was good.

We would go back again.

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vipJohnZ
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There is simply no place like Spuntino in Long Island. Tuna and shrimp bruschetta in a league of their own. Get the charcuterie board, it is worth it.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on September 22, 2021

Hi John, thank you so much for your review! We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience, bruschetta and charcuterie board. Thank you for your patronage and we look forward to serving you again.

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LagrangeL2
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food and variety of wines.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service! Food was delicious!! Drinks were perfect!!! Overall we had a wonderful time and cannot wait to go back.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on September 14, 2021

Hello, thank you so much for your review! We appreciate it and are happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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Teresa
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The food was delicious. The short rib rigatoni was fantastic.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on September 3, 2021

Thank you Teresa! We're very happy to hear you enjoyed the food and the Short Rib Rigatoni is delicious. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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Jack10
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Service was good.
In the middle of our meal they put a table of six about 3 inches away from us. was not Covid friendly this is crazy.
This made us extremely uncomfortable. Didn’t finish our meal. obviously didn’t order dessert and we left.
P.S. I’ve been eating out throughout the pandemic but this was too close for comfort

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vipDebra
New York Area
178 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We’ve been coming here since it opened. While I’m glad we’ve returned, some things would be mentioned.
Our waiter was great. He’s going to work himself to death.
Due to the lack of workers from this pandemic. Sad

I hate the lighting. Time to update alittle.
Food was decent. Shrimp bruschetta was amazing.
Then things were just good. Pizza w/meatballs needed more pizzazz. Can’t even recall what else cause while decent nothing exciting

Just saying. We will come back but most likely sit in the bar area which has better lighting.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on September 3, 2021

Hi Debra, thank you for your detailed review and feedback. We have been prioritizing hiring more staff and are trying our best in this regard. We are looking into refreshing our interior in the next few months and will note the lighting concern you brought up. Lastly, we are glad to hear you enjoyed the dishes and appreciate your feedback on them as well. Thank you again and we look forward to serving you again soon!

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vipluv2dance
New York Area
68 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience1

This was our first time here. Our reservation was 5:30pm. We were greeted by the hostess and seated. Our waiter came over and asked if we wanted a drink. I asked if I could taste one of the white wines. It took a while before he came over. I did not care for it. I asked him to suggest another wine which he did. We ordered. Our first plates took a while. The artichokes were delicious and the octopus was good. The octopus was a little small compared to the other plates that came out. Then we waited and waited. My salmon was brought out. My husband ordered the rigatoni bolognese. The waiter said it would be out in a few minutes. After waiting 20-25 minutes, no rigatoni. The waiter never came back. I called over the manager who said he was going to see what was going on. The restaurant was not busy where we were sitting. Finally the manager came over and started to explain. We asked for the check and left at 7:40pm. We will not be going back again.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food was good!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Remarkably tasty food. Every dish was excellent from the crispy octopus to the flank steak to the shrimp skewer. Will go back.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on September 3, 2021

Thank you for your review! We greatly appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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KrystelC
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a great time with my boyfriend! The food is always amazing! The berry lemonade cocktail was my favorite! Will definitely be returning.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on August 23, 2021

Hello Krystel, thank you for your review! We're very glad to hear enjoyed your dining experience and our Berry Lemonade Cocktail is so refreshing. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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vipRetiredPat1
New York Area
43 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasure!

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vipGerL
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The hostess was so helpful in e during we were not next to a crying baby!
The bartender made great drinks
The waitress was very efficient with food order as we ordered as we went trying various small plates
Loved the meatballs and the ribs
The mushroom bruschetta was also excellent!

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on August 11, 2021

Hello, we're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for your detailed review and we hope to see you again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Portions were extremely tiny such a waste of money

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on August 20, 2021

Hello, thank you for your feedback. Our restaurant style emphasizes Italian tapas, small plate menu to share and try dishes among a table. We aim to inform tables of this expectation before ordering their food. I apologize that this was not previously explained to you and I hope you will give us another chance to serve you.

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vipjeanines
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ordered 8 Tappas plates for 3 hungry adults. Each was prepared fresh, savory, and perfect quantity. Been there before, and will always be back!

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on August 11, 2021

Thank you so much for your review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed the tapas you had & we can't wait to serve you again!

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billyh
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious I can’t wait to go to the there again

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on July 29, 2021

We're very glad you enjoyed your experience! Hope to see you again soon.

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Brittney
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Went out to eat with 3 of my friends, great atmosphere and nice inside/outside. Seemed as if they were quite understaffed with the lack of service they had. We had to wait 15-20 minutes even with a reservation as they “overbooked” with walk-ins and other reservations. Such a nice place, but with the lack of service, it gave an overall bad experience for all 4 of us. I got a Cesar salad and the dressing wasn’t even throughout the salad, it was a big blob of dressing on a few pieces. My friends steak had no flavor (seasoning/marinade), they also ran out of the steak as one of could not get it and had to pick another menu item.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on July 29, 2021

Hi Brittney, thank you for your review. We hold ourselves to high standards of service and this interaction does sound to not reflect that. Currently we're prioritizing hiring more staff and providing the best experience for all guests. We would love to make things right if you give us another chance. Please feel free to reach out to us with any further comments, concerns, or suggestions you wish to share.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience3

Individual pizza was terrible. Undercooked with watery sauce in the middle of pan. French fries delicious and best item on menu.

Waitress very good.



Do not recommend and will not return.

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viplovetoeatout
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place we live going here! Great atmosphere a d food is delicious.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on July 29, 2021

Thanks for the great review, glad you enjoyed your experience! We hope to see you again soon!

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JohnDoe
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food are always excellent here. One of the few dependable go to spots that my wife and I frequent. The BBQ steak and chicken skewers that they added to the menu recently are outstanding.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Responded on July 29, 2021

We're so happy to hear about your experience David! Glad you enjoyed and we look forward to serving you again soon!

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LauraF
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience4

Our waiter wasn't really attentive often, but it was overall good food

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vipArtichokeA
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food & drinks. Great variety & staff

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moiraroseswigs
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and attentive staff. We love the variety here. The wine flights are especially wonderful, and give you an opportunity to sample four.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice restaurant, food was good. Good place to meet a friend for dinner.

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TanSil
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food!

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vipCam75
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was great the macaroni was cooked just perfect

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good ambiance, good service, good food. Sometimes I feel like for the price portions are should be bit more generous. Drinks are good though. So we keep coming back.

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Lillian
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food and service is always great! A family favorite.

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vipCynthiaP
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience2

Severely understaffed. I understand we are coming out of a pandemic, but it was not enjoyable at all. Our requests went unanswered, not for lack of trying, just very understaffed.

We had always had a pleasant experience here, unfortunately we will not be back.

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StevieB
Cleveland
21 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great fun place. Everything shareable. Slid food and beverage menu.

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AliceB
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always love having tapas at Spuntino’s. It’s so much fun sharing those delicious small plates. We had a Margarita pizza to follow and enjoyed that as well. And we loved the wine choices, too! A great after-Covid celebration with our cousin from Chicago!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Ashanti was amazing. He was attentive and very o top of his game. We loved our food and the service bathe only complaint I have was they couldn’t substitute our potatoes for a vegetable and that was complexly weird as other restaurants do that without ordering a side dish. We will be returning again.

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PatH
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Wait service was very good and accommodating. Food was excellent.

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vipseafordiner
New York Area
141 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at Spuntino and really enjoyed it. They have a great wine selection and the small plates is a great way to enjoy different foods without getting a huge portion of one thing like most Italian restaurants. Its a nice space and we will surely be coming back. The service was also excellent and friendly.

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Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas is rated 4.5 stars by 1107 OpenTable diners.

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