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Frank's Trattoria

371 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10010-6504 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #6,177 of 11,642 Restaurants in New York City
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Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Mexican, Pizza
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Dining style: Home Style
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: E. 22nd St.
Transit: 1 Av (L) 3 Av (L) 23 St (4, 6, 6X)
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English first
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Was a little worried at first glance as you have to walk through the pizza joint to get to the dining room. Once we opened that door and the wonderful smells hit my nose I was very happy! The restaurant is very tiny which I like and the menu quite extensive. Our waiter was very sweet and attentive and we... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

It's the local pizzeria / Italian restaurant. It is basic but what makes New York, New York. Well done an a great place to go any time you want good food at a fair price.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Always great food and fast delivery Been eating here since they opened maybe 30 years ago or more. Tonite I am eating the Steak sauteed with mushrooms and onions,and fresh steamed spinach its fresh and tender and so flavorful. Lots of Mushrooms and gravy to lick up with great hot bread. Angel hair pasta with meat sauce on the side... More

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New York, New York
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I just don't eat here anymore. The food is not very good. I wouldn't recommend it. The last time I ate here, I ordered "sole", but ... it was not very good.

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Atlanta, GA
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143 reviews 143 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Frank’s Trattoria is located on 1st Ave near 21st street. This is a well run local neighborhood spot which serves Italian food all the way from pizzas (excellent) to lasagna (also excellent). The service was attentive and the prices were reasonable for NYC. This is a good choice if you are in the area. The nearest subway stop is 6... More

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Armagh N Ireland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

A friend who has lived in the neighbourhood for over 20 years discovered this place. We went and had a great meal. My dish of lobster, cod, calamari and mussels cost $20. I Ireland I would probably pay that for the cod and I'd have to take a mortgage out for the lobster. My wife had veal and enjoyed it.... More

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NYC Long Island
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2009

The place, cozy and clean. The service was excellent and most important; the food was very good. Will go back. Private Chef, Fabio G.

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2009

This is a lovely restaurant that treats it's customers right. They serve delicious food with large portions and the prices are very good. If you are looking for real Italian food, then this is the place. The owner even visits your table to see how you are enjoying your meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2008

it's very charming. it's very good.

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