We live in 10013 zip code (Tribeca) and we have gone here a number of times. The service is great and attentive, just like Italy. Leo the owner is from Italy and has a rich knowledge of wine. The wine list is extensive or you can ask for advice and they are glad to help. In the summertime you can sit outside and they have home made sangria, I have never had a bad meal here. I love simple dishes like pesto or pasta with tomato sauce. My wife has fish and loves it.
I have seen many people from the neighborhood as well as VIPs. It is right across from the Tribeca Grand and so you see a few hotel guests.
There is a friendly atmosphere and it is not uncommon to strike up a conversation with the people next to you.
I read some bad reviews and I am surprised. I have never see the staff act in a unfriendly way. Most people are so well treated when they go out of their way to say good by.
Go here with a friendly attitude and you will love it.
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