Unfortunately, John had to close this gem. I think it's because the atmosphere wasn't conducive to fine dining.
This unassuming bistro was a surprise as far as the food quality, presentation, and service. Their salads are made fresh as ordered. The pannini's are exceptional. (had a few for lunches during the last few weeks) The ribs and the salmon dish we had for dinner saturday night, were as good as any expensive NYC restaurant. For my wife and... More
I was pleasantly surprised by this nice little place. I ordered the salmon salad. The salmon was very fresh and the portion was generous. The service was attentive and friendly. Plus, there was a smell of fresh-baked bread that was lovely.
We eat here several times a month and have always enjoyed the food which is reasonably priced. Their wine list is somewhat limited. The service is pretty good. We take home their pies and cakes which are outstanding.
Go for the pastries, go for the bread, go for the food if you're not particularly choosy, but don't try to get or impart any information to the lovely, friendly, clueless waitresses. They're adorable, but we hope they're all headed for law or nursing school, because they just don't understand or pay attention to what either the customer wants or... More
This is a terrific restaurant in the heart of Great Neck Plaza. The owner/chef, John, goes out of his way to see that everyone who is dining there enjoys him or herself. When a party sits down, a basket of crisp, hot bread arrives, along with extremely thin slices of a dried raisin/pecan "Melba Toast" creation that makes one's mouth... More
The panini's were excellent and the desserts especially the brownie were sublime.I had read mixed reviews but shows me how little people really know very good food at reasonable prices We've been there twice and will definitely will return
Went here on a weekend afternoon for lunch. Sat outside on their patio and got attended to immediately. The restaurant was not crowded but there was enough people for the small staff to be busy. We ordered sandwiches and salads and were pleasantly surprised at the quality once the meals arrived. They serve lots of different panini style sandwiches on... More
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