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Trattoria L'incontro

2176 31st St, Astoria, NY 11105-2602
+1 718-721-3532
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (50 reviews)
“grouper” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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2176 31st St, Astoria, NY 11105-2602
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Omg! Some of the best Italian food I have had since being in Italy! The menu is pretty basic and after hearing the specials I understand why. So many specials that all sound amazing and make it hard to choose from! The kale salad, stuffed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AllysonC253
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Allyson, we love having you. Thanks for the kind words! They mean the world -- can't wait to see you again. Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were 7 adults and 5 children and it was a wonderful experience all around! Great food and great service!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank victors2014
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's wonder to hear everyone enjoyed! Thanks so much for the love. We can't wait to have you back again. Sincerely, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed November 28, 2018

You simply must go this restaurant when in Astoria or even make the trip from Manhattan....Food and service is top notch with a well balanced wine list and quaint atmosphere....The menu is well constructed but it is the seemingly endless list of 'nightly specials' which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank agdefelippis
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

It means the world to hear you consider us a must try! We appreciate the compliments -- can't wait to have you back again to try some more of our specials. Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed November 25, 2018

Food and service is excellent. The pumpkin pasta was delicious in fall.I went for an anniversary and chef even came to our table to celebrate with us.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Explore812562
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

It's wonderful to hear that pumpkin pasta hit the spot! Thanks for the love. We're thrilled you chose our place to celebrate, and we can't wait to have you back again. Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

A must in greater NYC Located in Astoria right across from subway stop. Chef owned and operated. Carlos is the Manager. Promoted from Server. He’s great. Fabian was our server tonight. Excellent. Food is incredible. 30 specials. Fabian knee all by heart. No notes. Duck....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EdG484
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Thanks for spreading the word about our excellent service and delicious food! I'll be sure to share your kind words with our whole team. Hope to welcome you back for more delicious salads soon. Best, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed November 18, 2018

The main course was good as was the appetizer, the wine was the house wine and was decent. This place was built up by my friends but was not quite what they said it was,. the service was excellent and the host and owner kept...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tedbodnar
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Ted, while it's nice to hear you were pleased with the service as well as the food and wine, it's a shame to hear we didn't quite live up to your expectations. Your feedback is unusual, but we certainly take it to heart -- hope...More

Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

I have never had anything less than a fantastic meal here. The specials are where it's at. I had the halibut cheeks in an orange squash sauce which was delicious and then the manching in a balsamic and orange sauce which was one of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jonadoc
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

We're thrilled you can always count on us for a fantastic meal! Thanks for the love -- can't wait to have you back again soon. Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed November 15, 2018

This is certainly among the best Italian restaurants in the city. It wasn't mentioned on the orientation sheet in our Airbnb apartment two blocks away, possibly because it was obviously upscale, but I was in the mood for pasta, so we went. The food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael O
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

Michael, it means the world to hear you consider ours among the best Italian restaurants in the city. Your kind words mean a lot and so does your loyalty -- look forward to having you back again. Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed November 14, 2018

I was there on an Italian Feast of Italy Tour led by JoAnn Demas on October 13, 2018. Rocco the Owner and Chef went out of his way to give us food that truly gave us the taste of Italy. The warmth and service was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lucylou1842
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

It means the world you'd recommend us, Lucy! I'm thrilled to hear we made an impression during your Feast of Italy Tour. Thanks so much for the compliments, and we look forward to having you back again. Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed November 11, 2018

The specials that the waiter recites equal the menus selection. Our party of 6 enjoyed every main dish they ordered. Every desert was also wonderful. The wine list is overpriced for a Queens restaurant even if it is a Michelin reviewed restaurant

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MichelleD3717
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Michelle, it's wonderful to hear that every dish wowed you! We appreciate the compliments -- hope you'll join us again soon for a five-star experience. Wishing you the best till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

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Response from Jose M R | Reviewed this property |
There is only street parking, one hour only meters. They offer valet parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2176 31st St, Astoria, NY 11105-2602
    (Ditmars Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-721-3532
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Description
Zagat 2013 and Michelin Guide Recommended. Our cuisine is a combination of traditional classics and state-of-the-art fare. All of the dishes are prepared with an emphasis on using only the freshest ingredients, keeping the integrity of traditional dishes while incorporating a new style, with the focus on taste.
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