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Sydney, Australia
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260 reviews 260 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Popped in here as part of a tour. The arancini and cannoli we tried were really good. Simple, authentic flavours. Mmmm.

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157 reviews 157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I visited Ferdinandos today with my wife after seeing it on the Travel Channel. It was everything I expected and more the menu had many choices of delicious Sicilian foods the waitress Debbie was friendly and full of information regarding the one hundred and ten year old restaurant The owner came over when he heard I was from the Bronx... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Best chick pea panneles around. Also Manhattan Special(coffee soda) on tap. Only place I have ever seen that has it on tap. Great rice balls. Staple of downtown brooklyn.

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Brooklyn, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Ferdinando’s. Beyond excellent. The best Italian food I have ever had. Possibly the best food I have ever had. The veal, is like butter. The sauce (gravy, whatever you prefer to call it) is smooth, so, soo, sooo smooth. The cannoli. Heaven. The coffee… prepare to be up all night, baby. And the portions are generous, so there is no... More 

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Bradenton Fl
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60 reviews 60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Been coming here for 40 yrs & my folks before me another 40. Recently came to B'klyn and of course, had to come & dine. I was pretty surprised at the change in the sauce (gravy). Obviously, a huge difference in the taste and not for the better. What a shame! Most of the usual food was still quite good,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Indescript storefront houses (hides?) the oldest Italian restaurant in Brooklyn. Go there to enjoy the old time flavor, have a conversation with the owner, relax, look at the celebritiy pictures on the wall or re-live the old Brooklyn in pictures. But, it is a restaurant - you go there for food and ambiance. You read about the ambiance; now about... More 

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Morganville, New Jersey, USA
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant ever since I can remember and even though i moved away from the neighborhood, I still make it my business to return several times a year. The restaurant is pretty much the the same as when I was a kid as if time stopped. The food is absolutely amazing - rice balls, panelle/potato... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We were lucky enough to be introduced to this place whilst on Fat Dave's food tour. 5 words. Best Cannoli In The World. I thought I knew all about cannoli until I tried the fresh handfilled ones here. OMG - they set the benchmark for the best cannoli on the planet. The pastry shells are baked fresh every day and... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Everything is delicious and I keep going back for more! I usually get the panelles, burrata, croquettes, and a rice ball- side salad and an order of spaghetti w/ garlic and oil. This is enough for 4 people. Service is great, prices are great. Really a gem.

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Roslyn, New York
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111 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Have eaten in this restaurant many times and always get a great meal. It's certainly worth the drive from Long Island. It's the best veal parmigana that I have ever had. Love the atmosphere as you feel you are right in a scene from the Godfather. Great food, great service - what more would you want. Someday I will take... More 

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Address: 151 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY
Phone Number: 718-855-1545
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn

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