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Dominick's Restaurant

#31 of 1,017 Restaurants in Bronx
#34 of 1,130 Places to Eat in Bronx
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2335 Arthur Ave, NY 10458-8156
718-733-2807
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Definitely an experience!

Came here with my mom when we were in the Bronx visiting where she grew up. Had to eat here because she remembered it from college. She was happy with finding the place and that some things have not changed. There is no menu, it is posted on the wall. I had a pasta that was pretty good with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Emma B
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Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
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Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Came here with my mom when we were in the Bronx visiting where she grew up. Had to eat here because she remembered it from college. She was happy with finding the place and that some things have not changed. There is no menu, it is posted on the wall. I had a pasta that was pretty good with a... More 

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montclair, nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Odds are that if you're eating here you made a trip for that purpose, or live in the area, as there's little else around except the Zoo and Botanical Gardens. I don't think I'd bother again. The food is perfectly adequate, and some items like my wife's veal chop were very good. But very good Italian food isn't that hard... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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223 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is true, old school Italian food. I know because I checked with my Sicilian friend from the Bronx and he was glad to know I finally wised up and traveled to the proper part of NYC for a good meal. I came here with friends after having completed the Run for the Wild charity race at the Bronx Zoo,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Wonderful food. The clams,alla Gianni,stuffed artichoke are my favs. Pork chops pizzaolla and chicken scarpiello made us very happy. The service is good and people friendly. I highly recommend this gem in the real little Italy.

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Mineola, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My wife and I love to visit the New York Botanical Gardens. 2 Reasons, first the place is Beautiful and second is we use it as an excuse to visit our favorite Italian restaurant on Arthur Avenue, Dominick's. We brought 2 friends who had never visited New Yorks REAL Little Italy. None of us were dissapointed. Dominick's has an old... More 

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Deer Park, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Dominick's is one of the oldest restaurants on Arthur Ave. in the Bronx's Little Italy , actually it is the last real Little Italy in NYC. I would pass it ever since I was young on my family weekend trips on the bus to the Bronx Zoo or the Botanical Gardens, but we never went there. In fact the first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had a wonderful family meal for 7 of us and everything was great. We ate family style and ordered appetizers and a salad to start. Then ordered several entrées for our meal. Everything was delicious the wait staff was helpful and very pleasant. A great Arthur Avenue experience!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Ate at Dominick,'s every Friday have not been back in years living out of state came into town for a visit took my family we always ate their how could they go to serving tasteless food and over priced I eat out all over the USA and Europe as a retired wine consultant for an Italian importer the review on... More 

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Sanibel
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We used to frequent this restaurant when we lived in NY. We loved the food here. The pasta was fresh and the daily menu offering always had something for everyone. It changed. A definite tourist trap. We waited at the entrance for a table for 2 for about 15 minutes. The bar tender/manager told everyone walking in "10 minutes". Finally,... More 

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Chappaqua, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Hadn't been to Dominick's in years and should have stayed away but memories fade over time. Had dinner recently and the food was absolutely awful. The same oversized portions of inedible food. The atmosphere is the same as ever with large communal tables and bright lights. No menus and no written bill. But it was the food that made this... More 

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Additional Information about Dominick's Restaurant

Address: 2335 Arthur Ave, NY 10458-8156
Phone Number: 718-733-2807
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2335 Arthur Ave, NY 10458-8156
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
  • Phone Number: 718-733-2807

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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