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Lunella Restaurante

173 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10013-3758 (Little Italy)
(212) 966-6639
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Ranked #3,482 of 11,687 Restaurants in New York City
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Little Italy
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Liverpool
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

On a recent trip to New York we came across Lunella's whilst wondering through Little Italy. After a quick chat with a very friendly waiter we decided to have lunch, the staff were so friendly even offering to make things that were not on the menu, nothing was to much trouble. During our meal we got chatting to the owner... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

stopped off here for a meal one day whilst wandering through little italy. We found it by chance as we were looking for a resturant that had tables free. This one happened to have one so we ate here. The staff were all very friendly, attentive and good at their jobs. The food was excellent, cannot fault it at all.... More

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Palo Alto, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had out of town guests and wanted to eat in Little Italy. Frequently, I have found the restaurants there disappointing, presumably because they are more for tourists than anyone else. Lunella was a pleasant surprise. We had a pasta, a veal, and a rabbit dish and all were excellent. The caprese salad had very fresh and tasty tomato even... More

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Lacey, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Four of us went to an early dinner. We all ordered something different, everything excellent! Great New York - Little Italy experience.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Always fun to sit on the sidewalk in Little Italy and watch and listen as the world goes buy! Lunella's makes it that much more fun. Excellent service, try the cold antipasto, the delicious osso bucco, shrimp limone, shrimp Mediterranean small portion though. Relaxing, good food reasonable pricing, good kid friendly service, charming owner. Wine list is standard and priced... More

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Ortonville, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place was excellent in every way. Great outdoor seating and location right on Mulberry. The street is blocked off on the weekend so you can walk through the downtown little italy and stop right in. Staff were super friendly. Food was AMAZING. I got the fettucine rosanna. Perfect. Ate around 7:30 with minimal wait just to get the outdoor... More

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West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We started off be being hurried into the restaurant by an very encouraging waiter. He touted the authenticity of the restaurant and the quality of the food. "No pizza". He exclaimed, which was fine. We sat at a quaint table outside on the street and waited, and waited, and waited. Twenty minutes later we got water and menus. Should have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I went with my family. The food and service was very good. They have an outstanding Spaghetti Carbonara. The fried calamari sauce was also outstanding.

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Port Washington, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food was delicious. I had chicken with artichokes and my fiancé had ravioli. It was real Italian and not too touristy.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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96 reviews 96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Face it - you are in Little Italy amongst dozens of options. There is definitely a get them in and get them out mentality and little in the way of differentiation. It wouldn't surprise me to find out that several of the restaurants are owned by the same folks. I knew this going in and wasn't disappointed. The food was... More

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Additional Information about Lunella Restaurante

Address: 173 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10013-3758
Phone Number: (212) 966-6639
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Little Italy
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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