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Fri, 6/25
8:00 PM
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Italian
FEATURES
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed October 22, 2020

meal was excellent. the worry was that the bartender lady was careless in monitoring the bar seating. there were groups of people gathering at bar with no face masks. groups of 4 to 5 gathered together recklessly. no social distancing. was there midweek. made me...nervous. then many of these bar guests walked thru the bar and then restaurant and to the restroom with no masks on. beware!!!.very careless!!!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed July 10, 2020 via mobile

We ate here last night for the first time. They did a great job with the social distancing. Our Server Patty was excellent and very professional. She attended to us and made sure we had everything we needed. The food was great we shared some...appetizers. My son and I shared the Branzino and Lamb Chops both were excellent. All six of us were very happy with food. I highly recommend the establishment.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

Only saw waiter to take our order and bring the check. He never came back to see if we’re enjoying our meal. The restaurant wasn’t busy!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

I met a friend at the very busy bar tended by one very busy, overworked lady trying to take care of not only the bar but the restaurant at the same time which she managed but just barely. We ordered dinner while at the bar...and it was brought out within a reasonable time. We ordered a very expensive veal dish which was done perfectly with enough left over to bring home for the next days dinner. Beware however that the bar is on the noisy side . We will return since we had a good time and no real complaints.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

I recently held a lunch for a small group. The setup was excellent, the food good, and the sevice was really great.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

Upon entry you see that the restaurant is very pretty and welcoming. The food was excellent, however I only gave it four stars because the service was a bit spotty. For such a nice restaurant I expect better. A couple were sharing an appetizer and...it took three requests before extra plates arrived at the table. It also took quite awhile to get an alcoholic drink refilled. They have valet parking but it is very easy to miss th3 entrance to their parking lot. This was my first visit and based on the excellent food I would return.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Great food, excellent service. They also offer prix fix if you get there by 5:30 pm. Very classy atmosphere. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Haven't been to this restaurant in more than 10 years. Not for any particular reason. Met friends here for dinner. Started with happy hour. $8.00 cocktails and they were great. They have a very nice bar bite menu as well that we didn't have, but...their bread sticks at the bar should not be missed. Dinner was excellent. Halibut special was terrific. Portions were generous. I had an almond crusted chicken dish stuffed with spinach and asiago and it was also great. We will definitely be back...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

I haven’t been a fan of this restaurant but agreed to go with friends who love the place. The food is adequate but certainly not “gourmet.” Their coveted veal chop ($48) was ordered medium rare but came medium-well - and with a slab of butter....I have no idea why chefs think that butter adds to the flavor of grilled meat. I think well prepared chips have enough natural flavor that is best left alone. At the least, the menu should show “with butter” so a patron will know to ask to leave it off. The worst part, however, was the “efficiency”’of the waiter. I had eaten 3/4 of the chop and was engaged in conversation with my friend only to realize that the waiter thought I was finished and without even asking took away the balance of my meal. His manager later retrieved it from the trash to show that I had “eaten most of it” but never offered to replace it. (At first I thought they were trying to give it back to me from the trash). When I suggested they replace it they did not even respond. Instead they offered to comp dessert. Wait staff need to ask before removing plates - especially if anything remains on the plate. They think they are being efficient but instead end up rushing the other diners through the rest of their meals and highlighting the “faster eater.” Thumbs down on Cafe Testarossa.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

Although the food and service were OK, what prompts me to write this review is the way my group of 4 experienced restaurant-goers were treated by the hostess/manager. When there was a dispute over the price of the wine we ordered, she treated us like...criminals and offered no resolution. I have never been spoken to by an employee of a restaurant like that where we just dropped over $200! When we were leaving and I informed her that we would not return, she shrugged her shoulders and wished me a sarcastic Merry Christmas! It was like having a fight in Middle School. I told her I would be writing reviews, she said she did not care. So here goes.... There are far too many good, inviting restaurants on LI where I can spend my money and feel like a welcome guest. Most definitely to be avoided!!!!!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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rhett34butler
November 14, 2019|
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Response from Pioneer86395 | Reviewed this property |
I had an organized lunch with 12 people, I don't know about dinner
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Kirby303
June 4, 2017|
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Response from PamSingh | Reviewed this property |
I always visited at lunch time. Casual nice. no shorts.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cafe Testarossa

Yes, Cafe Testarossa offers takeout services.

Yes, Cafe Testarossa offers delivery services.

Cafe Testarossa is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4