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Fiat Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Nolita
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203 Mott St, Frnt B, New York City, NY 10012-4562 (Spring Street)
+1 212-969-1809
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Ubud, Indonesia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Back at last....3 years ago that I had the best eggs Benedict ever at Fiat cafe. Not the usual tourist trap joint but a true genuine gem. Don't forget to bring $ because it's a "cash only" place.

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1 Thank hakanthoren
Charlotte, NC
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

We were only in New York for 3 days, and wanted every meal to be as good as possible. We were staying near Little Italy and looking for a place for breakfast. We were fortunate enough to stumble upon the Fiat Cafe, and it was incredible. The restaurant itself is very small and cozy, with a Fiat-centric decor. They have... More 

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Kauai, Hawaii
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Been here several times and today was another winner! Breakfast served until 4pm, so delicious - great flavors, fresh ingredients and people that care about the experience you have at their Cafe. You will be NOT disappointed at this little gem on Mott at Spring.

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1 Thank girl in the middle
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Food here is phenomenal! Panini's are like nowhere else! Don't search no more for a place to eat just go to Fiat cafe seriously! They have brunch menu, lunch menu. Food here is simple but seriously delicious for reasonable prices. To be honest I was kind of hesitant when I saw that no one working in the place is Italian... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

My party of four, including a 3 year old, went to this little place next to Lombardis Pizza when we discovered a long, Friday night line for Lombardis. Hostess could not have been more accommodating, seating us immediately. Prices were very reasonable for New York, and while not Michelin star worthy, our veal parmesan and lasagna were quite satisfying. I... More 

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Kalundborg, Denmark
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Super cosy and appealing Italian restaurant. Interior very rustic, pasta servings ample and delicate and the overall service super. Went there for dinner, but am sure that they do an equally excellent job both morning and midday. Nice place!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

When you're in NY with the family, the exchange rate is terrible and you've been out all day and you're starving and cold ... This place is an oasis. Simple, perfect comfort food, beautifully simple, perfectly cooked pasta dishes, reasonable prices and such a cosy welcome. Breakfasts are beautiful too - stacks of pancakes with fruit (too much for one)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming staff and nice menu for breakfast. We had the granola, pancakes, fruitsalad and scrabbled eggs. All were of great quality and with a quick, and super friendly, service. Love this place and would suggest it to anyone!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I ordered the (sourdough) french toast - only $7.50 - with delicious maple syrup and fresh fruit. My partner ordered the Gravlax eggs benedict. Hit the spot! Unfortunate that it's cash only, but great for beating the brunch lines elsewhere and getting a good value for breakfast!

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We spent 4 days in New York and this was probably our best meal - fantastic variations on eggs benedict for brunch, including with gravlox, lovely fresh pancakes, good coffee. Recommended. In a nice quieter part of the city too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Mott St, Frnt B, New York City, NY 10012-4562
    (Spring Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train @ Spring street, R & N & W trains @ Prince street, J & M trains @ Bowery & B,D,F, V trains @ Broadway-Lafayette
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Nolita
  • Neighborhood: Nolita
  • Phone Number: +1 212-969-1809

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Nolita

Neighborhood Profile
Nolita
Despite being just off of busy Houston Street, Nolita maintains a low-key vibe that makes it a pleasant retreat in the heart of lower Manhattan. Short for “North of Little Italy,” Nolita was once considered to be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighborhood is popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry, Mott and Elizabeth Streets. In addition to shopping, there are cozy restaurants and sidewalk cafes serving everything from new-school Italian food to the world-famous cronuts. While small in size (Nolita stretches just a few blocks in each direction), it’s a great neighborhood to spend an afternoon people watching, window-shopping, and grabbing a bite to eat.
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