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Bambino's Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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105 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021-3615
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit auburn every Canadian thanksgiving and enjoy a great meal at Bambino's. Great atmosphere, wonderful food. The restaurant has moved to state street - the tripadvisor address is wrong.

Thank David V
Nome, Alaska
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Walked down to this place based on recommendations but it is closed. See picture!!! After walking all over finally found it. The Chinese at 103 is open but no more bambinos! As I was there on the height of the season I doubt that they are coming back.

Thank richardrahl2016
Rochester, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

The wings were very good. Impressed with the BBQ and the mild version. I was hoping for garlic-parm wings but it is not offered.

Thank Moondanced
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

Husband and I were driving around Auburn and found this quaint Italian place to eat! When you walk in you automatically feel the calm and warm inviting feel of the place. The food is just as good! Authentic Italian food! Oh my goodness was it good! If your looking for a quaint,quiet place for dinner with your honey this is... More 

Thank Tammytigger
Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

A quick decision to stop by on a Friday night was worth it! We traveled to Italy over Christmas and frankly, Bambino's took us right back. The TV was on an Italian language station and the music was all Italian too! But not too loud at all. We had a great pizza and the chopped salad. Prego!

Thank Susan1013021
Springdale, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

The place is ok, the food so far so good, the server was nice...but Lord we were the only customers and it took 1 hour for calamari, sandwich and calzone. When you have to wait that long the food won't taste right anyway

1 Thank Ernesto L
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90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015

We just wanted a Pizza ( they were pretty good) but this is more of a place for dinner for 2. The wine list is good but pricey. Overall I would say its ok but not great value for money. Service was good. Its quite small so very intimate but not a lively atmosphere.

1 Thank thegroundsman
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102 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Authentic Italian, NYC Little Italy worthy. Used TripAdvisor for this recommendation. Unsure about the outside but trusted the reviews and went for it. We had a watermelon, mixed green, and raspberry vinaigrette salad. Also has a veggie wood fired pizza and tortellini with crab and shrimp. Amazing food, ridiculously low prices. Huge portions and a bottle of wine, all for... More 

Thank Matt J
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

This restaurant had great authentic Italian food. I had the fettuccine alfredo, with peas and cream. It was the best fettuccine alfredo I have ever had. The service was also as good as the food. We would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank BillF130
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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

We stopped by here while walking the streets of Auburn on a Friday night on a whim. This place was authentically Italian down to the little sitting area out front of the restaurant, exactly how an Italian restaurant is in Italy. I had a special ravioli dish that was superb, my wife had some other pasta dish that was perfect,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021-3615
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: 315-255-3385

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?