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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 - 10:00 pm
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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

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 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
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
dmmorea
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Long Island City, New York
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Delivery
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English first
Long Island City, New York
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Windsor, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stopped by when walking around Astoria. This place has real character, not forgetting for us Brits real cups and saucers for hot choc. or coffee. I had a wonderful crostini which was so tasty. This little restaurant is really worth a visit when exploring. Please give it a try!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This is great little sandwich shop. I had the best panini ever, the prosciutto and fig - awesome!! Every time I go or order I always think I'll try something new, but I always end up with the prosciutto and fig panini! I guess I am adventurous the first time I go to a restaurant, if it works out I... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

I was so pleasantly surprised with little restaurant. The food was very tasty. My honey picked a good one, we will return. CC

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

we are really upset to write this review because we liked this place and have been there more than once. we decided to reserve a table for Valentine's day as we wanted to celebrate in a casual and tasty way but we found a very unexpected surprise: the whole menu had been substituted with a special "fancy" menu that we... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

While we were visiting NYC a friend who lives in Brooklyn recommended this place. It was not bad but I wasn't terribly impressed either. The service was good- we had to wait but not long. The environment was comfortable and the prices were fair. The food was warm, fresh and tasty just nothing to "write home about"- basic maybe. I'd... More 

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is one of our favorite places to go in Astoria. My husband and I frequent this establishment because the food is always reliable and it's not too expensive. Just be careful and try not to order too much! I always order a panini and I end up bringing it home. They also have crostini which are good too. Just... More 

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Astoria, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have been going here for years. The food is consistently good quality and delicious. You must try the green beans (served cold with shaved parmesan, croutons and truffle oil). All of the panini are yummy. The servers are all friendly and have great recommendations if you don't know which panino to choose.

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?