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Bambino's Bistro

105 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021-3615
315-255-3385
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Ranked #9 of 102 restaurants in Auburn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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  • English first
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English first
Naples
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Took the family there ,second visit from a year ago . From the start should've realized things weren't the same . As we entered we realized the decor had changed slightly , the comfortable banquets that once lined the walls have been replaced by hard wood benches , not the same feel . No music or ambience . The hostess... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Bambino's was a nice little Italian restaurant in the heart of Auburn. Nothing real fancy but the food was outstanding. We had outdoor seating on a beautiful fall evening. The outdoor area is not real large so if you are interested in eating outside, call ahead or go early. Wine list had plenty of choices. Everyone in our group went... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Took my adult daughter to dinner here lady night and do not plan another visit here! We were given a small paper napkin but saw others with huge cloth napkins for starters. Filled our water glass, never to be filled again. My dinner of shrimp and pasta was very greasy and the pasta was much too al dente...the last shrimp... More

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Averill Park, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Enjoyed a wonderful meal here. Just as good as our first visit a couple years ago. We had the full course meal for 19.99 and I left totally full. Would certainly go back when in the area.

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New York City, New York
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54 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Food was very good here! service was great as well. I will return! It was a very nice surprise in this little town upstate new york

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Auburn, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is not just a red sauce pasta place (tho they have it) but wonderfully flavorful, perfectly prepared specialities represent the best of this popular cuisine. Bambinos is located in downtown Auburn's restaurant row. Worth your visit.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This restaurant is an excellent choice when staying in Auburn. It is three short blocks from the Hilton Garden Inn and they deliver. The restaurant itself reminds me of a quaint New York City Italian restaurant. If ordering in remind them to send along the plastic ware as they tend to forget those.

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Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This was our first time to eat here and it was a truly enjoyable experience. The food and service were excellent and the portions were very good. We look forward to eating there again very soon.

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Syracuse, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Phone calls to the Elbridge and the Auburn locations went unanswered, with no messages about status. A trip to Elbridge resulted in finding a darkened restaurant. The website had no updated info. So what's the story??????

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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

On our way to turning stone for a family outing we stopped and had lunch at bambino's bistro. Great food, large portions very friendly staff. We all left very full with leftovers and happy. Big city type restaurant in a small town.

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