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    October 7, 2014
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Luigi’s Restaurant & Bar in New Hyde Park, NY is a timeless Italian eatery serving high-quality Italian-American classics, rustic Italian cuisine and contemporary dishes. Try our homemade pastas, wood-fired oven pizzas and award winning wine list.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Always reliable
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/11/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/11/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"No high-profile chef, no advertising gimmicks, no hoopla. Just day in, day out, good food. We've been here many times, and unfortunately, others have discovered the place, so snaring a table at a prime time can be difficult."
Dined on 1/11/2015
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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La Marmite began a new chapter in its long and successful history with<br />the sale of the restaurant to the Kearns family in August 2013.<br />La Marmite is celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2014 and we are excited<br />about the changes underway led by Executive Chef Gregory Kearns.<br />New seasonal menus for lunch and dinner feature fine dining with a modern<br />French flair. <br />The restaurant's charming setting is a Victorian mansion built in the early<br />1900's, surrounded by a beautiful landscape. Elegant and sophisticated,<br />the spacious dining rooms ensure a comfortable dining experience. <br />La Marmite offers private parties, wine tastings and catering. Our facility is<br />handicap accessible and we have ample parking for customer convenience. <br />We also offer Gift Certificates so you can share the gift of La Marmite<br />fine dining with family, friends or business associates. <br />
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
A Step Above
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/10/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/10/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Although we've lived nearby for many years, this was our first time here. It won't be the last. Be aware that this is not a casual dining spot -- you come here dressed a little better than normal, and you will be attended to better than normal. The food was quite good, the service was exceptional, and yet the prices are only slightly higher than other neighborhood restaurants."
Dined on 1/10/2015
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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BRIO (meaning "lively" or "full of life") is a "polished casual" restaurant serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. The subtitle, "Tuscan Grille" is descriptive for a menu that features oven-roasted steaks, chops, and seafood; similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Tuscany. BRIO's philosophy of "to eat well, is to live well" is why they only use the finest and freshest ingredients. BRIO brings the pleasure of a Tuscan country villa to the American city. To learn more, go to <a href="http://www.BrioItalian.com/">www.BrioItalian.com</a>.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Why bother?
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/02/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/02/2015
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We have dined here in the past and enjoyed it. But four of us ate here this most recent time, and none of us were particularly impressed. I ordered a dish that had been recommended by a friend, the sweet potato and chicken risotto. It was just OK, nothing more. (And in fact that friend said she too had it recently and was disappointed.) After two weeks of frequently eating along Atlantic Avenue in Delray, this meal fared poorly by comparison."
Dined on 1/02/2015
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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Vic & Angelo's menu items are inspired by our desire to transform the American approach to fine, Italian dining into a memorable experience that pays homage to the authentic culinary traditions of Italy.<br />We have traveled the world looking for the greatest dishes and finest ingredients. We take pride in only importing the freshest products and ingredients for our culinary delights. Our sauces are made with San Marzano tomatoes imported from directly from Naples and our pizza dough contains water imported from New York.<br />Each of our signature Italian dishes are created in house, using traditional cooking methods practiced by Italians for countless generations. We even hand-make our pasta, mozzarella and sausage!<br />Our atmosphere is warm and friendly, yet elegant and refined. We believe in the traditional Italian dinner, where everyone comes together to feast. So we invite our guests to sit down, relax, and enjoy their food and conversation with family and friends.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/30/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/30/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We've always wondered why this place seems to constantly be busy. Now we know. Reasonable prices, large portions, and most importantly, some very good food."
Dined on 12/30/2014
 2007
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Using only freshly-prepared, local ingredients in all of our dishes…Offering wines that come from environment-, and earth-friendly growers…Friendly, polite, and accommodating servers who invite you in and make you feel at ease as if you are a welcome guest in their home…This is Max's Harvest The atmosphere in our restaurant is much like that of a dinner party at home, and we only feed you what we would feed our own families. In fact, we believe the best medicine is at the end of your fork. Together with our local suppliers, we strive for sustainability and believe the best-tasting food is that which has just been picked from the garden, lovingly raised at the hands of local farmers or just plucked from the branch of a tree. Come dine with us. Celebrate the moment. Enjoy the Harvest.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/22/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/22/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The menu changes throughout the year so that they can take advantage of whatever is fresh and local. We shared the harvest salad, and then had a top-notch burger and fries, and salmon. All were prepared perfectly all were delicious."
Dined on 12/22/2014
 2007
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James Beard Award Winning Chef Tom Colicchio is emphatic when it comes to creating menu items that appeal to all lovers of fine food. Using only the finest ingredients from small family farms and other specialized venues, every dish bursts with flavor.<br><br />While this famous steakhouse offers mainstays like Kobe beef, specialties also include veal, salmon, lobster, and farmer's market vegetables.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
High Priced and worth it
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Don't come here looking for any bargains. But do expect top quality meat prepared exactly as you ordered it. Among the excellent side dishes are amazing mushrooms, and heirloom cauliflower."
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, fit for foodies
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Named after a famous coffee house in Iran, Chatanooga Restaurant has been offering authentic Persian cuisine to Great Neck and surrounding areas since 2001. <br><br>Chatanooga guarantees fresh food, free of preservatives and loaded with flavor. With saffron as a main ingredient in Persian cuisine, our delicious signature kebabs, khoresh and rices are quite famous!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Worth a Try
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/07/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/07/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"First, be aware that while this spot is a rare BYOB restaurant, be sure you bring only Kosher wine. If not, the wine won't be opened. That said, they serve some very fine Middle Eastern food, including a good variety of well-prepared kabobs."
Dined on 12/07/2014
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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 Cafe Rustica
Cafe Rustica
Cafe Rustica serves up fresh Italian Cuisine that's both innovative and traditional. Our menu emphasizes the highest quality brands: Colavita Olive Oil, Barilla Pasta, Reggiano Parmigiano, Gaeta Olives, and Imported Balsamic Vinegar. Come dine on thin crust pizzas, delicious seafood, fresh pastas, veal, chicken, salads and sandwich selections while basking in our beautiful atmosphere. And make sure to satisfy your sweet tooth with one of our homemade desserts. Our courteous and attentive servers make Cafe Rustica the perfect place for social or business dining.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Old Reliable
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/14/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/14/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We are never disappointed when we dine here. And lately we've discovered their Thin crust whole wheat pizza. It's much better than I expected."
Dined on 11/14/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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Chef Jean-Georges brings relaxed elegance to the West Village with Perry St - awarded three stars by the New York Times. <br /><br />Jean-Georges’ son, Cedric Vongerichten, helms the kitchen, creating dishes that reflect his own keen instinct for balancing flavor and texture with an exquisite blend of French, American, and Asian influences and ingredients. The menu is inspired by the season, centering on the local market at Union Square. <br /><br />Please visit us http://www.perrystrestaurant.com for menus and more information.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
A Quintessential NY Restaurant
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/06/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/06/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"It's tucked away in a non-touristy spot, with understated signage. The lighting is subdued (actually, a bit too low for our liking) and the decor signals sophistication. The service is friendly yet professional. The menu choices, the food, the presentation all tell you that there is real thinking going on behind the scene. Taken all together, this is what a superior New York restaurant should be."
Dined on 11/06/2014
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, fit for foodies
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Located on Covert Avenue on the border of Floral Park and Stewart Manor, Park Place Restaurant & Bar has quickly emerged as one of Long Island's top restaurants. Open seven days a week Park Place appeals to everyone --- couples out for a date night, families celebrating any occasion or friends meeting up for a drink after work. The modern decor, innovative cuisine and welcoming staff has many in the community singing its praises. <br><br> Veteran restaurant owners Carlo & Sergio DeCiantis, along with new comers Matthew Tesoriero and Patrick O'Halloran have teamed up with chef Anthony Martarana to produce a menu that puts a new spin on old favorites. Favorites include Tuna Tacos Tar-Tar, Spinach & Artichoke Wontons, Lobster Mac & Cheese, Steak Frites and for dessert ... Funnel Oreo's (Oreos dipped in funnel cake batter and deep fried). <br><br> The semi-private party room provides a perfect location for baby showers, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, funeral luncheons.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
A Good Neighborhood Spot
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/02/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/02/2014
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"If I lived nearby, I would be happy that this place exists. And I'd probably be a regular; good food, good service, fun atmosphere. But I don't live nearby, and so I have to say that it simply is not good enough to warrant a trip from any distance."
Dined on 11/02/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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