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Forlini's Restaurant

93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
+1 212-349-6779
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (62 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went in the evening for some bar grub - we then saw the menu and another tables food and decided to order the pasta! We had a lasagne and pesto pasta and it was absolutely amazing. Huge portion, we wouldn’t have...More

Thank L0V3T0TRAV3L97
Reviewed 1 week ago

Strangely situated surrounded by Chinese establishments we had thought that this foray into Chinatown would lead to food from the east for lunch - instead we got food from the Mediterranean - and it was lovely. It was just as you'd imagine a traditional NY...More

Thank FionaMacF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cute, clean, old school Italian restaurant with a fantastic staff. I would say prices are fair and services were lightning fast. I really wanted to love the food but alas I simply would have been happier going hungry, I'm sorry to say....More

Thank Catalaq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with a friend. The atmosphere made me feel like I was walking back in time to the late 70’s or early 80’s. I found the staff to be very friendly, quick, and informative. For our appetizer we ordered a chef salad...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend, who grew up in Little Italy, took me here for lunch, saying she had many great memories of family dinners at this place. Far be it tor me to knock tradition, especially at a place that's been open since the 1940s! It still...More

Thank ValleyTraveler916
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has been in business since the 1940’s. The menu looks to be almost as old! But what a menu! If you can’t find something that you like here, you just don’t like Italian. All the food has been excellent. The sauces are heaven....More

Thank Barnstormer47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very friendly. The food was really good and authentic. Our host was very interested in us.

Thank Pauli V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of sightseeing in Manhattan, we were famished. We found this on Trip Advisor and knew we had to visit. Shortly after being seated, Joe came to our table and introduced himself. He asked if we had any questions about the menu,...More

Thank GoBucsGoRays
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We're a family of seven aged between 11 and 70, visiting from the UK and wanted an Italian restaurant for the final night of our trip to NYC. We wanted something with a varied menu that would suit all tastes and nowhere too trendy (or...More

Thank GaynorUK
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Ate here with my husband while on a short break in NYC recently. Having travelled extensively in Italy, there is nothing authentic about the food here. It tasted preprepared and stodgy. We had a selection of hot antipasti appetisers and stuffed artichoke, both tasted strongly...More

Thank Martina R
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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Response from rrader | Reviewed this property |
They sure do!
Steve R
November 28, 2017|
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Response from BriannaSInNYC | Reviewed this property |
100% appropriate. Its a nice restaurant but 100% family friendly.
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July 16, 2017|
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Response from RetiredPD2007 | Reviewed this property |
Found this by Googling: At Forlini’s, “Little Joe”—manager Joe Derek—gave me the story. They’d started offering gluten-free versions of their foods about one and a half years ago, and the move has proven very popular... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-349-6779
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