Brooklyn, NY 11211
- Sun, Tue-Sat 12pm-10:30pm
- All Major Credit Cards
- Delivery, Family Style, Takeout
- Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
- Not Necessary, Accepted
- No Parking
Village Voice's Description
This obscure Williamsburg old-timer, one of Brooklyn's great repositories of Italian-American cuisine, is even better than we remembered it. The baked clams are superb, eight of varying size heaped with seasoned breadcrumbs laked in heavenly cooking juices, but the eggplant rollatini ("stuffed eggplant" on the menu) is every bit as good, oozing the most perfect ricotta you've ever tasted. Entrée-wise, go for the Sicilian chicken or the veal, house-style, which melts mozzarella over four patties in a zesty, lemon-laced sauce. Pastas are profuse and delicious. The bunker-like premises are straight out of the Joe McCarthy 1950s.
Tips from foursquare
Winner of Best Italian (Neighborhood) in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! The old-school baked pasta dishes are the perfect winter food.
Order the pork braciole. It's not on the menu and only for those in-the-know. It's the best ever!!!
Everything was delicious. Great service. No complaints about anything. Will definitely be back. Very good red sauce
Unbelievable old school neighborhood Italian. Pork Braciole and Shrimp Oreganata both insane.
Been coming here for 20 years. Veal scallopini ala limon or shrimp fra diavolo are the way to go. Ignore the tip about the pork braciole- not too good.
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