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Ponte Mollo

96 Northern Blvd, Great Neck, NY 11021-4301
+1 516-829-0005
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
96 Northern Blvd, Great Neck, NY 11021-4301
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Grilled Octopus Starter and Lobster Ravioli were amazing. Service was prompt and attentive. Will be back!! Thank you

Thank AnneMarie R
Reviewed November 1, 2017

At first taste of the mushroom based pasta dish, we felt we had to recheck the address of the restaurant to be sure we weren’t in Rome. In fact, Marco, the owner, is from Italy and composes his menu to reflect the flavors of his...More

Thank Beth2060
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Beth, it was an absolute pleasure to meeting you all, and I'm so happy that very first bite of our mushroom pasta dish transported you to the heart of Rome. That's what we're all about here -- delicious and authentic Italian food, so I'm glad...More

Reviewed October 15, 2017

Cute place and have had some good meals but I have been here two Sundays where it is almost empty and the service is slower then a snail. What gives? 3 people and one fair bottle of wine-3 apps, 3 entrees $240 don't expect a...More

Thank JeffreyFireIsland
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

I appreciate the feedback on the service, Jeffrey -- I'll look into why that's been happening and what we can do to improve. Thank you for taking the time to write this. Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed October 11, 2017

First time there. Food and service excellent. Quiet atmosphere so you can hear each other speak. Excellent staff. They have two rooms so it could be a very good place for parties.

Thank Cliff M
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Cliff, thanks very much for the fantastic review! We truly appreciate you giving us a try, and we're happy to know how much you liked everything. Can't wait to see you around again soon! Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed October 2, 2017

The food is very good . The waiters are extremely helpful in answering questions, and the atmosphere is lovely. This is a restaurant that is worth frequenting.

Thank Kathie D
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Kathie, thank you sincerely for the kind words -- I truly appreciate hearing just how much you like us. We hope you'll visit us many more times to come! Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed September 21, 2017

I go here frequently, especially when I have a need for some good pasta. They make a broccoli rabe and sausage pasta that is out of this world. Everything is home made, the staff are great and the prices are reasonable. What's not to love?

Thank Johngmart
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

We're always happy to see you, John -- thank you for the wonderful review! Great choice on the broccoli rabe pasta, too! Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed August 21, 2017

Three couples went there for dinner on a Saturday night. We were shown to our table immediately, ambiance was fine, noise level was low, all good. Service was friendly and prompt. Unfortunately the food was just okay. I had their veal meatballs, which were a...More

Thank Elliot S
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Elliot, we're sorry to hear you weren't as impressed with your experience here as the rest of your party, but we appreciate this feedback. You're right that everyone visiting us should expect excellent meals, and if you had anything less, we're sorry to hear it....More

Reviewed August 12, 2017

We ate there while in the area on business. We loved the place. The owner was our waiter, and he was extremely accommodating, very friendly and creative. There were very nice touches like olives on the table, breadsticks, etc. The décor is very European, and...More

Thank Al-Sue-Maine
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

I'm so happy to hear just how much you enjoyed your visit here the other day! Thank you sincerely for the detailed review and all the compliments. I hope we'll see you again soon for more! Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed August 8, 2017

Food is pretty good and reasonable priced owner is from Bary Italy and always there to help nice easy going place

Thank Michael L
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Michael, thanks very much! Glad you enjoy it here, and I hope we'll be seeing you around again soon for more! Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Went to ponte mollo for a lunch with 15 family members. They were very accommodating. The food was good- not spectacular but good. Drinks were also good. They allowed us to play our own music and bring our own cake. Portions were not enormous. I'd...More

Thank kmvw
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

Thank you for the fantastic review! I'm glad we were able to show you all a good time, and I appreciate you choosing us to host your party. We'd love to welcome you back any time! Best, Marco M., Owner

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July 11, 2016|
Response from Arnie C | Reviewed this property |
June 13, 2016|
Response from crthacks | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a few rooms and there are bigger tables.
July 1, 2015|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the gluten free pasta, but they were terrific with the various dietary requirements our family has!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Northern Blvd, Great Neck, NY 11021-4301 (Formerly Vespa Cibobuono)
    (Westminster Road)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Great Neck
  • Phone Number: +1 516-829-0005
  • E-mail
You won't find an Italian Restaurant with more authentic flavours and tastes than right here at Ponte Mollo! When you want to dine with friends or family while enjoying a warm atmosphere and a meal of taste-filled magnificence, our Italian restaurant is here. With the finest Italian menu in the area, our exotic dishes are sure to please adventurous or traditional palates with amazing soup, antipasti, pasta fresca, insalata, pasta and carni! Our Wine Bar is perfect for a cool, casual evening, a girls’ night out, or a relaxing glass of wine after work! Come by and enjoy a glass of Prosecco or choose from our wide variety of wine and tapas. We offer a great selection at a range of prices for any occasion. For full menus and more information on catering services, dinner parties or large celebrations, please visit our website or give us a call to schedule your reservation. Join us tonight at Ponte Mollo and taste the authentic flavours of Italy right here in Long Island!
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