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About The Trattoria

At The Trattoria we share our version of Italian American Cuisine. We strive to source the finest and freshest ingredients available on the American market, and prepare them with Italian sensibility. The food is rustic and soul satisfying. We continue to offer the same relaxed atmosphere, and come as you are, drink what you want hospitality that we bring you with The Trattoria.

532 North Country Rd
Saint James, NY 11780
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday- Friday Noon- 2pm

Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5:00- 9:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 5:30- 10:00pm
Sunday: 4:00- 8:00pm

Cross Street:
Lake Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
Cash Only

Phone Number:
(631) 584-3518

Website:
http://thetrattoriarestaurant.com/

Catering:
At The Trattoria we offer private parties on premise for up to 32 people. We have several packages to best accommodate your needs. We also implement off-premise catering.

Parking Details:
We are located 1/2 mile from the St. James station from the Long Island Railroad.

Executive Chef:
Steve Gallagher

Additional:
BYO Liquor, Non-Smoking

The Trattoria Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.9

service

4.8

ambience

4.1

value

4.6

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (40)
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Authentic (24)
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Good for a Date (23)
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Worth the Drive (17)
Local Ingredients (17)
Casual (15)
Tasting Menu (15)
Good for Anniversaries (15)
Romantic (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Seasonal (9)
Good for Groups (6)
Fun (5)
Healthy (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Business Meals (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Late-night Find (2)
Organic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Great food and service. Their BYOB/W is a great feature, especially sine they don't charge a corking fee.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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·Dined 6 days ago

Overall great meal..will certainly return for another special occasion meal.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

The food and service was great. Food was 5 star quality and not your everyday Italian entrees. This is a place people come back to again and again. It’s loud and fun with great food!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Authentic, fresh, Italian food. Homemade pasta and ricotta. Excellent!

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Casual, Cozy, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Peconic Bay scallops! Get 'em while you can! Food was excellent, as usual. I took off a star because it was a Sunday night, and we were only given a multi-course prix fixe menu. There were no a la carte options. It was too much food for me.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Another great meal at Trattoria- this place never disappoints. We took friends there for the first time, and we had hyped it up quite a bit, and they were not disappointed. Our fave place!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Had one more delicious dinner at the Trattoria. As usual, the staff was warm and attentive.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Cozy, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Delicious dinner, excellent service, love that you can bring your own wine...we’ll definitely be back!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

I have been here several times and it's always nothing short of perfection. It's a small place so be sure to make a reservation. A bit noisy but worth it on every level.
Our server Tina Marie was fabulous. Made us feel extra special.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

This restaurant is AMAZING!! It is small and intimate and the food is sensational. It is always fresh and beyond delicous. The service is amazing and very personal. Most of the time the chef will even come out to say hello and make sure you are enjoying everything. I can't say enough about this place. We come with friends and also for romantic dinners for 2. LOVE!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

The food is always delicious and the staff is very friendly.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Fun
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

This is the 2nd time we have had dinner here. Although the food was good, I feel they could do a little “sprucing” up. They say you can’t eat ambience, but it would be nice to see them take a little more pride in their restaurant.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Our food was excellent as usual! My advice is: bring your own wine and you will have an exquisite dinner!!!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

Great food. Casual atmosphere. Easy to have conversation with our friends.

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Excellent as always!! Trattoria never disappoints us.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Amazing meal and service

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2017

As always, The Trattoria does not disappoint! The brasato with creamy polenta is a favorite! Definitely plan to be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Always great meal. Meatball appetizer a must as well as vesl chop always offer local seafood specials today scallops were excellent

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

The food and service were great.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Thank you for a great meal. I will recommend Trattoria to everyone!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Aberdeen)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Everything I've had is delicious. Particularly love the bolognese sauce. Being able to bring my own bottle of wine an added bonus

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 13, 2017

BYO combined with outstanding creative dishes at reasonable ala carte or fixed price options make this a great destination for 2 to 6 people dining.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Authentic, Romantic, Vegan, Local Ingredients, Organic, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Not our best meal here. Food was OK, service was kind of weird. When we told the waitress that we wanted tap water instead of bottled water, she lost interest in us. This was weird, because its such a small restaurant. We normally go here for special occasions, but I think its time to find a new place to go.

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

We came here for dinner without the reservation. They accommodated us without any problem even though this place is very small. The food was delicious, especially the tripe dish. The stuff was very nice and friendly. We will be coming back for sure!

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Excellent food,,, would definitely go back and highly recommend!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excellent authentic Italian food. Their lasagna is outstanding. BYOB or wine and cash only. Very small and difficult to get a reservation. Super casual.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great restaurant. Food is delicious! Love the idea of bringing your own alcohol!

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This place never fails. Another amazing meal at Trattoria!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

The polenta was heavenly. ❤

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Service was great and food, as always, was fresh, hot and amazing. Intimate surroundings for a most enjoyable food experience.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

As always, my dinner at Trattoria was absolutely fantastic. There is no better value of food on Long Island, a $40 prix fixe gets you 3 courses of the best tasting food you ever had.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Always top notch. Creative, delicious food. Perfect portions and the prix fixes and byob can’t be beat.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

i don't like writing reviews but i have to say this place is a gem. its very very small and you do not go there for incredible decor. you go there for incredible food and an amazing menu. i have loved this place for 4 years now and as hard as it to get a reservation because of its size, i would never want them to get larger.

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Quality food and service! My short ribs were so tender a knife wasn’t needed. Great place to go once a month at least.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Wonderful find . Read reviews looked at menu . Prix fix is the way to go . Considering that how much one plate goes for at other places with same level of food. Byo is great . Should place on your list of places . Decor very low key but friendly. Feel as if your eating in the dining room next to the kitchen at home . All good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

We decided to do the Chef’s tasting menu and despite the food being good, the service was on the weaker as it took about 30 minutes in between servings. Our takeaway was that we may go back but we would do the price fix or the a la carte ordering.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Very good as always! Only negative was our table was right by the door and we kept getting hit with a blast of cold air. Food was top notch! Still our favorite restaurant!!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 9, 2017

The food was excellent. The Halibut was represented beautifully and was so delicious. The portion sizes were perfect. I’m looking forward to going back.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food was amazing as usual!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

My second time here love the food the service is also good.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Romantic, Good for a Date
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