Laidback enoteca off the beaten path. Pressed tin and smudgy glass amid otherwise clean, modern environs. Casually attractive couples take advantage of simple Italian at bargain prices. Later is be... read more
Great place to eat, especially with one about whom you have impure thoughts. The guilty Cupid—the owner himself—presides over the sexy, comfortable dining room. Plenty of foliage and candlelit tabl... read more
Some of the best Northern Italian in the whole city is served up by Emiliano and Anna, the fabulous Venetian-Brooklynite duo. Casual, rustic-elegant, accidentally romantic. Ideal place for taking y... read more
Bay Ridge locals love this place. A Valentine's Day favorite for ladies with big hair, dudes with fat wallets. Think Moonstruck. Interior does the whole fresco and light-effect thing. It'll be a wh... read more
Rustic wine bar feels like Sardinia, without the Mediterranean or so many beautiful brown people. The sidewalk runneth over with the skinny, white Williamsburg insider's insider set, though a few o... read more
Why name your Brooklyn Italian eatery Noodle Pudding? To keep the awesomeness on the DL? Osso buco that falls off the bone makes you almost fall off your chair. The venison ragu is an offbeat treat... read more
Rustic, tile-roofed, orange façade tips off Southern Italian authenticity inside. Mom and pop owners from Teggiano (same town as Cono & Sons down the block) serve up Neapolitan faves. Ho... read more
The nicer the view, the less motivation for the venue -- isn't that how it always works? And this view is a stunner: right on the river, across from the bridges and the sparkly Manhattan skyline. D... read more
Cheap slice joint for broke-ass B’burgers. Not exactly hipster-inspired design: glass counter, fluorescent lights, and a few tables. Late-night scene built around cheap, drunk-friendly gru... read more
Old-time pizza and Italian place inspires loyal following. Steady turnover keeps the pies fresh. Order by the slice, awesome eggplant pie, chicken Caesar, spinach, or Hawaiian. Branches out with to... read more
Chill corner spot doesn't try too hard but makes the funky fusion work on your plate. Risotto with tart cherries is a semi-sweet delight, Mexican mole-infused pasta spices up typical Italian eats. ... read more
Homemade pastas and a ravioli du jour? Uncle Kenny's got you covered. Former Brick Oven Gallery owner spawns cutesy-cozy new Italian joint. Napoli trattoria satisfies Italian exchange students long... read more
When you're looking for a relaxed fine dining experience without the pretense of fancier Williamsburg joints, make your way to this modest eatery on Graham Ave. close to the BQE. The hepcats tend t... read more
Skip nearby Noodle Pudding and come here. This classy and romantic Italian spot nestled in Brooklyn Heights does one thing better than any other place in New York: it makes it so you don't have to ... read more
Italian joint run by The Franks -- F. Falcinelli and F. Castronovo. Food to kill for, especially the now-legendary meatballs. You can't go wrong, so ask your server what's new and noteworthy, or ju... read more
IN PREVIEW. Bedford casual favorite expands to a fancypants spot on the waterfront. Expanded menu goes from pizza to well beyond. Thin-crust pies are made with fresh mozzarella, sprinkled with all ... read more
Not much has changed here in the last fifty years, although décor's been scooched forward a couple of decades: '70s-chic formal dining room rocks white tablecloths and thick napkins folded l... read more
Rumored to be the longest-running Italian restaurant in Brooklyn. Stripped-down, bare essentials, working-classy social club. No dessert, not even menus, so pray you can decipher your waiter's thic... read more
Enter a world forgotten by time/hipster douchebags. One of the city's oldest restaurants still feels like a scene outta Goodfellas, complete with tuxedoed waiters sporting white napkins over their ... read more
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