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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly

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ANTIPASTO
Antipasto della Casa
mixed house antipasto
P/A
Tonno Salad
imported Italian Tuna, cannellini beans, red onion and extra virgin olive oil
USD 15
Cocktail del Molluschi
one dozen clams on the half shell
USD 15
Tripple alla Marinara
tripe in tomato sauce, cooked to perfection
USD 16
Funghi
mixed sauteed mushroomsmixed sauteed mushrooms
USD 16
Broccoli di Rape
sauteed with extra virgin olive oil and sliced garlic
USD 16
Zucchine Fritte
fresh zucchini-seasoned, breaded and flash fried
USD 17
Caprese
mozzarella di Bufala, tomatoes and fresh basil
USD 19
Vongole Oreganate
baked Little Neck clams with homemade breadcrumbs
USD 19
INSALATE E ZUPPE
Mista
mixed house salad
USD 10
Pomodori Salad
tomato with fresh basil, oregano, garlic and extra virgin oil
USD 10
Tre Colori
arugula, radicchio, endive, tomatoes and pecorino
USD 13
Rucola
arugula, sliced fennel and orange segments
USD 14
Cesare
classic preparation, with or without anchovy
USD 16
Pasta e Fagioli
hearty soup with pasta and beans
USD 16
Mozzarella Roasted Peppers
olives, capers, basil, oregano, garlic and extra virgin oil
USD 19
MAIN
Spaghetti al Pomodoro
spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce and basil
USD 19
Tagliatelle alla Bolognese
homemade tagliatelle with beef, pork and veal ragu
USD 23
Linguine alle Vongole
linguine with fresh clams, olive oil and garlic
USD 25
Ravioli con Ricotta
homemade ravioli filled with ricotta cheese
USD 20
Spaghetti alla Puttanesca
spaghetti with tomatoes, capers, olives, and anchovies
USD 20
Fettuccine all' Amatriciana
tomato sauce, italian bacon, onions and pecarino
USD 20
SECONDI
Petto di Pollo alla Emilio
white wine, lemon, butter and capers
USD 22
Salsiccia e Broccoli di Rape
sweet fennel sausage and broccoli rabe
USD 23
Vitello alla Milanese
pounded and breaded veal with arugola, tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil
USD 28
Petto di Pollo
breaded chicken or veal topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella
USD 23
Vitello Parmigiana
breaded chicken or veal topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella
USD 27
Gamberi Oreganate
baked shrimp with garlic, bread crumbs and linguine
USD 27
Gamberi Fra Diavolo
shrimp sauteed in spicy marinara sauce with linguine
USD 27
Costolette d'Agnello al Rosemarino
rack of lamb with rosemary
USD 46
Pesce del Glorno
fresh fish of the day
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here 4 times. The first 2 were very good. The last 2 we were treated like dogs. I can excuse bad food once. The last time we we were there my wife had a fly in her drink and the waiter said...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

We had a late lunch at Ballato's and the food and service were excellent.Maybe the best Italian restaurant in the city.....

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Ballato's probably doesn't need another raving review, but we loved the place. We did the Catacombs tour around the corner, and my friend ran into his friend who told us we had to eat here. He introduced us to the owner and the owner's son,...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

Two words. Unforgettable. Original. This place is like an Italian home, as soon as you walk through the doors you can smell the authenticity. From the chef Anthony to the owner of the restaurant they are hospitable and genuine. You shouldn’t consider any other Italian...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 19, 2020

We went here for my 30th and Valentines meal and they accommodated us no problem without a booking. The restaurant has a real authentic and simple vibe - this completely matched the food. Don't get me wrong, it was delicious but I do think it...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

I have eaten here many times and always look forward. To the experience. Emilios sits at a table by the door and allows you to dine there. The cuisine is outstanding with sauces made daily , with love and care that is missing in most...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

Went here and we LOVED IT. The food was amazing. All fresh and authentic. Hope to be back soon!!!👌🙏

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 6, 2020

A friend of ours took us to this place for dinner, scoring a table in the back room. It seems that this restaurant is a place to be seen, as the food is very expensive and overrated. Granted, the Italian cuisine here is good and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 23, 2019

After buying boots at the Space Cowboy we were recommended to visit this restaurant and it didn't disappoint. Ok its expensive but the food made it worthwhile for a special night out. Service was also really good and there was a wide ranging menu to...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2019 via mobile

In the nicest possible way - definitely the preferred option over Rao’s as you can actually get in !

Date of visit: December 2019
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carmencN3764ZS
October 2, 2019|
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Response from lexter266 | Reviewed this property |
The ambient of the restaurant does not look like they’ll strict on outside cake. I’d just call and let them know for courtesy.
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matt528528
March 2, 2019|
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Response from JeannieF357 | Reviewed this property |
There might be something gluten-free, but honestly, it is not that kind of place. Emilio's has traditional Italian food, prepared perfectly.
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GlobeTrotting559972
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Silvia1701Arg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think they take bookings. But if you arrive early they will organise a big table at the back where there is more space for you and your family/friends. Enjoy.
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