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Il bambino

34-08 31st Ave, Astoria, NY 11106
(718) 626-0087
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Ranked #1 of 479 Restaurants in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Long Island City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Il Bambino has great panini, of course; it's who they are/what they do. My personal favourite is the artichoke panini (romesco, olive spread, and goat cheese). I order it all the time and never get tired of it. Their hot chocolate is phenomenal: "regular" flavour, nutella, and peanutbutter are your choices, and you can't go wrong. Enjoy!

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Astoria, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

panini's galore, interesting combinations, but not challenging. my husband loves this place, even the salads!! the mimosa salad with hard boiled egg is perfect. the crostini's work best for me, can get a little variety and feel very satisfied and not stuffed. great wine selection. friendly service. just a really easy, comfortable, delicious place to eat. a go to place... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in before heading to Laguardia, and are glad that this was our last taste of New York for a while! We ordered the Sweet sausage panini. It had orange marmalade, hot peppers, Rosemary aioli and fontina. Oh my gosh was it good! And one sandwich was plenty for the two of us, especially because we also shared the... More 

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Hong Kong
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236 reviews 236 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We have been here before and the food is as good as earlier. We would not like to miss this restaurant when visiting NY. There is one issue though that they should address wich was irritating, they charged for a chilli sauce when Tabasco was requested. We do not like that but they took it away from the cheque when... More 

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Astoria, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was surprised how good the paninis were. I thought, how good can a panini really be? well, they can be fan-freaking-tastic! The outside seating was really nice and relaxing. I thought everything we ordered was unique in flavor and very tasty. We ordered: Meatloaf Panini Roast Chicken with Spicy Mayo Chickpea Salad Can't wait to go back!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Our second visit with a family group, and the combination of food and service is excellent. Specializing in panini with a wide variety of pork meats, this deli turned restaurant is small but well worth the visit. Good wine and beer list. Access by subway or cab is preferred, as street parking is tight. Highly recommended.

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Astoria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This place is great. All types of curd meats and cheeses. I like to order the daily special panini and let them surprise me. I've never been disappointed(we pick up dinner there every sunday for the last year)

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This has easily become one of my favorite restaurants in Astoria and I thought, why doesn't it have more reviews on Trip Advisor for NYC tourists? Just be mindful to give yourself some wait time, especially on the weekends. On Friday night and the weekends, this place gets extremely busy. The first time we went, we had to wait 45... More 

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Astoria
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I was skeptical when they opened (and before all the great reviews of the joint started coming out), but I have been a die-hard advocate for this place since my first bite of their Italian meatloaf panini, shortly after they opened. This place is the real deal -- inspired combinations of fillings on perfect panini bread. Add to that excellent... More 

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New York City, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was very good. The atmosphere was nice, it was inexpensive and the service was great. What else can you ask for?

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Additional Information about Il bambino

Address: 34-08 31st Ave, Astoria, NY 11106
Phone Number: (718) 626-0087
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15

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