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Piccola Cucina

184 Prince St, Neighborhood: SoHo, New York City, NY 10012 (Manhattan)
212-625-3200
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Ranked #380 of 11,378 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Slough, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I was the first one to arrive on a midweek lunchtime. It's a very small place seating 20/25 people. I was greeted in a friendly fashion and could pick any table I fancied. It soon filled up and the atmosphere was fun. I'm not sure about the music though - it kind of didn't go with the style but hey... More

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grimbergen - Belgium
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

What a nice experience! For lunch everything was at 10$. And so tasteful! We had fabulous garganelli and cavatelli followed by cannoli and creme brûle for desert. A nice barbera was perfect with it. Very small restaurant, so reservation is necessary. Go there if you're in Soho.

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Paris, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

It was almost good, but not wonderful. Quick served, but tables are very near all from each others. In conclusion: good time, but i'm not sure we will go back.

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled upon here late in the evening last Spring (April 2013) with my girlfriend after waiting a longer than expected wait another restaurant around the corner that we normally frequent. Piccola Cucina is a tiny space about the size of 450 sq foot studio apt. It was full with approx 4-5 other tables (10 - 15 ppl). They were very... More

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I am always looking for MY place. This could be it. I have eaten here twice and each time was an excellent experience. It is extremely small so leave your shopping bags and extras at home. Noisy? Yes. The Burrata was fresh and generous. Prosciutto, excellent. The Carpaccio di Tonno was as good as any I have eaten. It was... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This is part of a small though rapidly growing international chain (4 widely dispersed cities, to date). I can’t wait to try out the sister eateries. The food is classical southern Italian cuisine, as you might find at someone’s home, but with a genuinely professional presentation. As mentioned, the space it tight, just like so many places where I went... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

I just ate in this amazing and familiar restaurant...all the waiters are nice and professional and the food is simply wonderfull...actually the best real italian restaurant I've ever been in the States so far.

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Bogota, Colombia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We were going to another place but was closed and then found these place. What a great discovery. Superb service, quality food, nice place. Loved my lasagna and my salmon prosciutto...

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Was trying to escape the crowds on Boxing Day looking for a quiet sanctuary for a bowl of pasta and a Pinot noir. Found by chance and the restaurant was having a $10 lunch special. Thought why not. The restaurant was small but very attractive. The service was really good given it was fully occupied. The smoked salmon bruschetta.was to... More

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Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Went to both locations a few streets apart.Food and service were great. Small space but nice and cozy!

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