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Forlini's Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

At fitst it was fine. We were greeted by the manager, who showed us to a table. The watier approached, and asked if we wanted wine. My husband asked for a particular wine, which we knew they had because we had called ahead. He said,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank mkilgus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with the family and friends and it was a wonderful experience. Very authentic with very knowledgeable waiter, excellent food selection and delicious food. Small restaurant with a very friendly environment. Even the owner came by and checked on us. A bit pricey but...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank KSKumarNJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

our celebration was taken seriously when we had a pink leather corner in a private perfect attention to detail. That staff celebrated with us. love is in their room.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank johnny6laze
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Food is spectacular and decor is tremendous. It's great that somethings never change!!! Puts you in a different time / era.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dvschmitt2014
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Great place for retirement dinner. This is my third there for these functions. Nice selection of food in an old school environment. Place makes you feel like you are in Nanna's house for Sunday meal.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Agnes L
Reviewed July 16, 2019

This restaurant was suggested by a friend who lives in NY. We thoroughly enjoyed this palce as well as the food was great. The owner came over and spent some time with us and he also was a great guy. Next time in NY we...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jerrys99
Reviewed July 14, 2019

I came to Forlini for a reunion (with study abroad friends) two years ago. They made us feel right at home. The food was great (what I would call comfort food). It’s not a fancy place, but the wait staff will make you want to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Natalie D
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant so much. Great atmosphere and old style decor you just don’t see much anymore. Our waiter was very attentive, our food delicious. This restaurant is an institution in New York and has been in business for 3 generations. I believe it...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JEC306
Reviewed June 27, 2019

Possibly the worst restaurant i have ever eaten. Really guys, don't even think to go. I ate dishes like i cook then on my own !!! disgusting, very dirty, try to go to the toilet and don't forget to open the door with your leg...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Spyros C
Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

This is the very best old school Italian in the city! We're on our second visit. The combo veal and chicken parmigiana is INCREDIBLE! I LOVE the fettuccine alfredo with chicken. YUMMY!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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Erin G
September 23, 2018|
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Response from Sarah C | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. We had no trouble without one
May 18, 2018|
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They sure do!
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100% appropriate. Its a nice restaurant but 100% family friendly.
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