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“Fantastic Value” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bianca

Bianca
5 Bleecker St, New York City, NY 10012 (Manhattan)
(212) 260-4666
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Ranked #396 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $21 - $35
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Fantastic Value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

One of the best gems of NYC. The value coupled with the friendly service and good food make this a must do.

Visited January 2013
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English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Pretty Good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The space is very small and busy, but it does have a charming over all effect. It's perfect for dinner with friends (not a large party though).
The food is very fresh and you can tell that the ingredients are high quality, I deemed it over all ok to good though and not amazing. It all depends on how much of a food lover you are.
The prices were good for a Soho restaurant so that was a nice surprise.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Fab!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Great food, all fresh. Small restaurant. No reservations and no credit cards. Show up, put your name in, go to bar next door and wait your turn. The restaurant is quite noisy so if you are looking for quiet, intimate....keep going. Looking for fab food and a great deal...this is the place!!!

Visited January 2013
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Bala Cynwyd
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Cramped but excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

I was surprised how many people go out to dinner on a Wednesday evening! Even though we were packed into the restaurant, the service was good and the food was excellent. (I would recommend going on the early side -- around 6:30 or 6:45.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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“Pleasant Surprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

On the recommendation of a close friend, I took a date here for dinner in December. Though the restaurant was quite crowded, we only had to wait about 10 minutes to get seated in the dining room. I have to admit, the restaurant was a bit too crowded for my liking, but the food more than made up for the lack of space. I ordered the Straccetti di Manzo and was blown away. Quite the excellent meal, and very reasonably priced. Other than the tiny dining area, my only other criticism would be the fact that the restaurant doesn't take credit card. Running to an ATM in the middle of a date was not something I had planned on, though I guess I should have checked ahead beforehand to see if they took credit card or not. Regardess, I'd highly recommend this spot.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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