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Bocca Cucina and Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$15 - $100
CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

ANTIPASTO MISTO
Your choice of meats, cheeses, and veggies for $9 each or three for $24. Bocca uses only imported Italian DOP (protected designation of origin) products and locally sourced ingredients
SALUMI
Prosciutto di Parma
Soppressata
Rosemary Parmacotto
Finocchiona
Coppa
Speck
FORMAGGI
Ubriaco
Pecorino
Gorgonzola Dolce
Caciocavallo
Piave
Robiola
CONTORNI
Eggplant Caponata
Roasted Cauliflower
Lemon Spinach
Heirloom Baby Carrots
Spicy Sugar Snap Peas
Wild Mushrooms
INSALATE
Add chicken $5, shrimp $6, salmon $6, burrata $8, tuna $8 or steak $8
11
Insalata di Cesare
Tuscan kale, white anchovies, parmigino crisps, classic dressing
11
Insalata di Campo
Little gem lettuces, market vegetables
11
Insalata di Rucola
Baby rucola, watermelon radish, fregola rossa
11
Cavolo Rosso
Red cabbage, cauliflowers, farro
FOCACCE
Italian flatbreads
16
Caprese
House made mozzarella, tomato sauce, fresh basil
16
Funghi
House made mozzarella, wild mushrooms, caciocavallo
18
Parma
House made mozzarella, tomato sauce, prosciutto di Parma, rucola
18
Gorgonzola
House made mozzarella, gorgonzola, rosemary ham, roasted pomodorini
PANINI
Served with choice of salad or fries
16
Burger
Short rib burger, sauteed wild mushrooms and onion, tomato, rucola, brioche bun
16
Granchio
Colossal crab cake, apple coleslaw, onion brioche bun
14
Pollo
Chicken parm cutlet, house made mozzarella, tomato sauce, Italian hero
PRIMI
18
Tonnarelli Cacio e Pepe
House made pasta served table side, pecorino Romano, coarse black pepper
20
Pappardelle al Ragú di Agnello
Ribbon pasta, tomato braised lamb shank, pecorino Romano
20
Fusilli alla Norcina
Fusilli, sweet sausage, smoked buffalo mozzarella
18
Orecchiette al Cavolfiore
Orecchiette, roasted cauliflower, melted anchovies, Kalamata olives, breadcrumbs
WINE
Choose any bottle of wine from the list below for $34. Please ask your server for the full wine menu if you would like a different by the bottle wine selection
WHITES & SPARKLING
Glass 11
Prosecco Brut Private Cuvee Zardetto
Glass 13
Quartino 20
Rose Bacaro '18, Friuli
Glass 12
Quartino 18
Pinot Grigio Stella '17, Trentino
Glass 12
Quartino 18
Sauvignon Blanc Sonoro '17, Friuli
Glass 11
Quartino 17
Vermentino Picco del Sol '17, Sardegna
Glass 13
Quartino 20
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met at Bocca for our bird kickoff dinner. The atmosphere was definitely active for a Tuesday night. Some notes: The portions are on the smaller side for italian bistro. Food quality and taste was on point. Service had a few miscues with orders, hence...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

BEWARE, this restaurant has RACIST management, poor customer service, and subpar Italian food. I never expected to write a review about experiencing racism in a New York City restaurant of all the places in the world. But alas, here I am writing one about this...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my experience at Bocca. Like many restaurants they have some fun cocktails and the Haze with Rye was a good start. The dishes with cracked pepper were standout and reasonably priced by NYC standards. Staff were busy but the overall experience was pleasant.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JNYCwriter
Reviewed May 30, 2019

I hold some reservation, due to the fact that I went on an unassuming night, but the food was average compared to my expectations and the staff was not very pleasant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pchatzi2017
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

Incredibly rude manager. The restaurant completely messed up one our orders and by the time they had corrected it the rest of our party and finished their meals. They were completely unwilling to compensate us with anything whilst we waited, a part from taking the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

We came here as a group for a celebratory meal and specifically as the menu provides gluten free options for my celiac mum. Unfortunately they bought her the wrong food which she is severely allergic to. Upon realising they messed up the order when finally...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Nicola L
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Went there after realizing that every "restaurant" in Eataly, besides the quick $5 pizza place, was a 2 hour wait. My friend isn't the adventurous kind, so we had to call around the nearby Italian restaurants to see if they had Alfredo and such. We...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PamDella
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Stopped in for an early dinner before a movie but will return for just dinner at another time. Excellent fresh pasta, delicious fennel salad, refreshing cocktail and excellent service. For me it was another neighborhood gem, but would definitely recommend as a “go to “...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank msnanalou
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

From the Old Smokey at the bar to the Montenegro, an outrageous experience! The creativity in culinary combinations was magical. Only taste and flavor of this quality is found in the country whose culture defines the flavor of food. No need to jet across the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RobT_1261o
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Please tell the bartender from a week ago Saturday night that I’m listening to Charles Bradley by my pool. And wishing I had one of his fabulously tasty and refreshing hand made Sangrias right now!

Date of visit: August 2018
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