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Bread

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Nolita
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20 Spring Street, New York City, NY 10012-4135
(212) 334-1015
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10:30 am - 12:00 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: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    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
cute place

Stopped in for a light lunch. Somewhat slow service, but friendly staff and a cute atmosphere. I ordered the Smoked Salmon, which was very good and the serving was HUGE. I couldn't finish it, not used to servings that large! I would come back if I was in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Kelley_Kiki
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Had lunch here with a friend. What a great find! It is a little cafe- cute decor, great service. All the food coming out looked good. The sardine panini was wonderful. My friends salad with tuna was delicious. Good prices, great food.

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Lodi, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

As an Italian I can judge the Italian cuisine and I can state that "The Bread" is a very good Italian restaurant in NYC. They don't have just the label of "Italian Restaurant" they really cook Italian dishes. I celebrated my weeding at the Bread all the attendees were Italian and they all agreed that Bread cuisine is very good,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Went twice. Sat outside the first time and had the buratta appetizer. The buratta was the freshest I've had outside of Italy; tender and delicious. The heirloom tomato, fresh basil and rosemary bread that accompanied it were enought to make me too full to order an entree. Also had a delicious grapefruit martini for 'dessert'. The second time, sat inside... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Yum! Spring St. is one of our favourites streets in NYC. Such surprising delights along it. Bread is one of those delights. A recommendation from Italian friends and one that was well worth the visit to. It is a friendly atmosphere. The art on the wall is for sale which gives a sense of community. The staff were attentive and... More 

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We walked down Spring a Street with the initial intention of eating in the place next door to Bread but it looked so inviting we changed our plans. We had wine and salad - a glorious plate of kale and hummus and deliciousness and lovely crusty bread. The French owner is charming and encourages a relaxed feeling in the place... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here with my new Aussie friend after recommendation by guide Danielle of City Rovers Tours. Delicious fresh fruit salad with a caprese sandwich. Friend loved her soup with turkey sandwich. Cute open dining and friendly staff. Prices are reasonable, but cash only! ATM on site. Perfect pre-shopping stop!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Stopped in for a light lunch. Somewhat slow service, but friendly staff and a cute atmosphere. I ordered the Smoked Salmon, which was very good and the serving was HUGE. I couldn't finish it, not used to servings that large! I would come back if I was in the area.

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Newington, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Went to Bread for brunch, since the place we intended to go had an hour and 1/2 wait. The restaurant is very small, and the menu small, but the food was quality food and tasty. They did bring me fried egg vs. scrambled in my order, which they promptly corrected BUT, they DID also compensate their error by serving me... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We took a small group of journalism students here after a day spent at Columbia University for an annual conference during third week of March two years in a row. Both times, we enjoyed delicious food at good price in a comfortable and hip atmosphere. It was well worth the trip both times.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

It took 10 minutes for them to give us the menu after sitting down. Another 10 to come back. Then the food was mediocre. Although it is cheap and the soup was good.

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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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  • 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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