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Il bambino

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34-08 31st Ave, Astoria, NY 11106
(718) 626-0087
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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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, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Delivery

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good paninis at a reasonable price

Unique take on the traditional panini sandwich. The sandwiches were large for the price and very filling. My only criticism is that in general you expect a few chips or some kind of side item with a sandwich instead of an a la carte style. I would definitely go back, there were a few sandwiches on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Unique take on the traditional panini sandwich. The sandwiches were large for the price and very filling. My only criticism is that in general you expect a few chips or some kind of side item with a sandwich instead of an a la carte style. I would definitely go back, there were a few sandwiches on the menu that looked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice little place and worth knowing about for a quick, high quality lunch. Friendly, efficient service, generously filled panini. I would go again for sure.

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The paninis are imaginative, well prepared and large. You can almost count on taking home tomorrow's lunch. The beer and wine selection is good for small place and their outside patio is quite pleasant. Value is really noteworthy

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I absolutely love Il Bambino's paninis and I would recommend them to anyone. The bread that they use is super tasty and the ingredients have always been fresh. The reasturant its self is a bit small but they have a nice little patio out back for the warmer months to expand the seating a bit. They have a pretty good... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a cute little place. They have excellent panini and crostini. Relaxed atmosphere and quick service. I Would definitely recommend this place for a quick bite to eat and if you want a lighter dinner

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freeport NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Excellent Food and service. A fine value. I am tough on ratings. Its hard to get a five star from me so my rating may take this restaurant down a very small part of a notch. The star is lost due to a charming yet not totally comfortable sitting area outside. A few tables are some six to eight inches... More 

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Farmingdale, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I stumbled across this place looking for a completely different restaurant & so thankful for that! This small but well laid out restaurant has an amazing cheese & meat platter, Crostini's and panini's that are mouth watering! The Crostini's have a wide variety of different combinations of flavored, such as spec with egg salad & spicy mayo or apricot jam... More 

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Long Island City, New York
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Il Bambino is not a tablecloth place This is store front -down and funky but the crostini and panni ROCK! Staff are caring and smart-wine list is surprisingly interesting If you don't want to fight traffic on the LIE take a detour to IlBambino or find an excuse to stop in for a panni to Go Do be careful if... More 

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Astoria, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great panini and brunch. Wines are okay. Love the outdoor space in nicer weather. Only down is if you sit inside you smell like panini all night!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

You're not going to find a menu like this anywhere else. Hardly a typical panini restaurant. The combinations of ingredients are unique, really tasty, and worth a calorie splurge. Go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34-08 31st Ave, Astoria, NY 11106
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: (718) 626-0087

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?