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Bread

#1,393 of 11,531 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Nolita
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20 Spring Street, New York City, NY 10012-4135
(212) 334-1015
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9:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 9:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It looks tiny and unassuming but its not!

After a failed attempt to get a table at Lombardi's (queue around the block) I headed to the next block to find somewhere to eat and to get out of the rain. The fresh pasta and pesto and a glass of wine accompanied by a basket of the clearly home made bread was just what the doctor ordered for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2015
jaynecurryIWOM
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West New York, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for an early dinner, and what a pleasant surprise it was...the food and ambiance were great. The meatballs in polenta really stand out...probably the best meatballs I have had. The main courses were very good too. Definitely on our list to try again in the future.

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Thank Cristina M
Antwerp
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194 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

It's a cool place, very nice at night and a good lace to try their version of Italian meatballs which were okay but not remarkable, rather small little balls in a decent tomato sauce. Wine was good Byrne glass, but better for drinks than food is my take away. A neighbourhood gem.

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Thank Adrian T
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Food was bland to the point where salt and pepper could not even add some flavour. Salad smelled a bit off. Staff is really nice though and the setting is cozy as well. A bit of a shame about the food.

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Thank Daniel2105
Leighton Buzzard, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Loved the polenta with poached eggs but the service was really poor. If you are not hung up on service go for it, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Jon T
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117 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

A great place to nurse a bottle of red wine with some good pasta! Party of 3 on a Sunday night seated straight away. Good, attentive service although only accepting cash for some reason. We all enjoyed! Would go again!

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Thank Emma J
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled across this place and really enjoyed it. Fab tomato soup. Pasta and lasagna delicious too. Good friendly service also.

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Thank Plains01
New York City, New York
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Visited recently with some family who were visiting. Service was pretty poor - my coffee spilt all over the saucer as the waiter put it down and he didn't apologise or bother to clean it up. The cappuccino was truly terrible too. Everything we ordered was fine but not great, and for what we paid, not good value for money.

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Thank Chris B
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

awesome understated cool atmosphere, background music we couldn't find on shazam and really really wanted to, great drinks, lovely bartender

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Thank posieposie89
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

After a failed attempt to get a table at Lombardi's (queue around the block) I headed to the next block to find somewhere to eat and to get out of the rain. The fresh pasta and pesto and a glass of wine accompanied by a basket of the clearly home made bread was just what the doctor ordered for someone... More 

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Thank jaynecurryIWOM
Mackay, Australia
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191 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely terrific , if you are looking for a funky bar / restaurant this place has a fabulous feeling . The tempo is just right not to loud. Oh my the cocktails are skilfully created not large but very good . And the food if you are looking for fresh food with great flavour. This a restaurant were we felt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Spring Street, New York City, NY 10012-4135
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Nolita
  • Neighborhood: Nolita
  • Phone Number: (212) 334-1015

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 1:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Nolita

Neighborhood Profile
Nolita
Despite being just off of busy Houston Street, Nolita maintains a low-key vibe that makes it a pleasant retreat in the heart of lower Manhattan. Short for “North of Little Italy,” Nolita was once considered to be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighborhood is popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry, Mott and Elizabeth Streets. In addition to shopping, there are cozy restaurants and sidewalk cafes serving everything from new-school Italian food to the world-famous cronuts. While small in size (Nolita stretches just a few blocks in each direction), it’s a great neighborhood to spend an afternoon people watching, window-shopping, and grabbing a bite to eat.
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