New York, NY 10014
Village Voice's Description
Styling itself an "Osteria Romana," Quinto Quarto is one of a passel of new restaurants that seek to present the food of Italy's capital. In doing so, pastas are front and center, and they tend to be a good deal. There's a bucatini all'amatriciana, gobbing thick spaghetti perforated down the middle with tomato sauce, guanciale, and onion; and a tonnarelli (like spaghetti with squared-off sides) heaped with mushrooms and good fennel sausage. By sharing a primi and a secondi, you can have the traditional three-course meal here. For secondi, go with the wine-poached sausages, or the roasted lamb ribs. The space is chill, dark, and quiet, and the wine list well-priced.
Tips from foursquare
The bucatini all’Amatriciana is divine. - Inspector
Village Voice is excited to have Quinto Quarto at the 2012 Choice Eats food fest! Full list of restaurants here: http://ow.ly/8QjDQ
Loved the penne pesto, and they give you plenty of it.....actually loved everything about this place.
Searched high and low for the quintessential Roman pasta dish Cacio e Pepe. Search no more. It's here. Love this place!
Enjoyed the night's risotto special - with taleggio and a hint of pesto. Wonderful, little place and they know how to make a good Negroni, as well.