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Piccola Venezia Restaurant

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4201 28th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103-2801
+1 718-721-8470
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (9 reviews)
“maltagliati” (2 reviews)
“escarole” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
4201 28th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103-2801
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh how I yearned for this restaurant while we spent 6 months in Florida! Their squid ink pasta, tender veal(cooked any way you like), broccoli rabe, pasta with spicy sausage, escarole, etc. are inescapably the best!! There is a friendly wait staff, it is always...More

Thank marie s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been dining at Piccola for 25 years. It is the friendliest place on earth. The owner is always present, and happy to welcome his guests. The menu is extensive, and if you don't see it, they will make it for you. The place...More

Thank dukeboy1951
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Absolutely one of the best Italian meals we have had for a long time. Service was great the food was better!! As we walked in I thought we were walking back in time. Very old school from the waiters to the dishes. We all enjoyed...More

Thank Haywood J
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Astoria has regrown for us - we went there with friends and it was a great "local Italian" with all of the trimmings. Great valet parking in a hard to park area. Person and interested service from start to finish. With very good food and...More

Thank Walter f
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

On a recent Thursday we had a party of 5 visit Piccola Venizia. Had been here about 5 years ago and had a craving for old school Italian. This fit the bill Arrived around 8 and we're seated right away. Restaurant was about half full...More

Thank remass
Reviewed February 23, 2017

From the moment you walk through the heavy, steel doors of Piccola Venezia, you know you're in for an experience. I swear it's like walking into a scene from a Scorsese film set in the 1970s. Totally old school with wooden and marbled walls, chandeliers,...More

2  Thank theatercub
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Travel here a couple times a year and the service/food is always the best. I've brought large groups at times and they always deliver the best service - always with a smile to make sure my event is great.

Thank emtpeep
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

It's really sad and disappointing that old world restaurant institution like this, is loosing its reputation and its name due to mismanagement and bad hiring decisions. Food was still relatively tasty, not fresh, especially fish, like it used to be, but service was unfortunately so...More

Thank Nađa B
Reviewed September 27, 2016

I have been eating here since I was 2 years old (i'm 37), its been a Christmas tradition every year after that, with some special occasions booked in between. Service and food have been the same for all these years, I love the staff and...More

Thank carias1010
Reviewed September 22, 2016

This is my first review of this wonderful Italian restaurant. I have been here many times. Finally I am letting everyone know how superb this restaurant is. First of all, the service is top notch. They are always taking care of us in the best...More

2  Thank GaryKane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40 - $80
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4201 28th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103-2801
    (42nd Street)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: R train to Steinway St. N/W train to 30th Ave Bus: Q101 to 28th Ave and Steinway St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-721-8470
Description
Piccola Venezia is a fine-dining Northern Italian restaurant specializing in fresh home-made pastas, the freshest seafood, top quality meats and game and world-class wines. Piccola Venezia Restaurant is a family owned and operated establishment celebrating 36 years of excellence. Opened in 1973 in the spirit of the traditional Italian trattoria, Piccola Venezia has blossomed into one of the most critically acclaimed restaurants in the NY metro area. In addition to our extensive menu we also accommodate any special culinary request; your culinary wish is our command.

We also specialize in catering, both on-premise and off. For special events hosted here we can offer a private dining room and prix-fix menus to accommodate any budget.

One of the finest meals in New York combined with a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere and attentive and friendly service equals an unsurpassed dining experience.

Buon Appetito.
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