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Sun, 3/24
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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Specials are updated daily at 5pm and are available for delivery, please check back every day for the latest specials
Antipasto Italiano
Sliced prosciutto di parma, soppressata, sweet salami, salame piccante, mozzarella di bufala and arugula.
Black Kale Caesar Salad
Tuscan black kale caesar with traditional caesar dressing, garlic rubbed croutons and parmigiano
Burrata Mozzarella
Fist size ball of burrata, meaning dairy mozzarella. very creamy and soft on the inside, served with sliced beefsteak tomatoes and fresh basil. Imported from puglia.
Cherry Tomato Salad
Halved cherry tomatoes served over arugula and shaved parmigiano, tossed with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Insalata Siciliana
Romaine lettuce, arugula, sopressata, cherry tomatoes, roasted red peppers, black Sicilian olives, red onions, cucumbers, ricotta salata cheese with an olive oil oregano red wine vinegar and lemon dressing
Minestrone Soup
Tomato-based assorted vegetable and white bean soup
Steamed Mussels
Mussels steamed in white wine with pomodoro sauce, diced plum tomato, fresh herbs and thinly sliced garlic.
Black Spaghetti Frutti Di Mare
Homemade black squid ink pasta with mixed seafood rock shrimp, tuna, salmon, mussels, calamari, in slightly spicy tomato sauce.
Branzino Livornese
A filet Mediterranean sea bass.Cooked with tomato sauce, capers, olives and anchovies, livornes sauce
$21 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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All reviews ragu black linguine bruschetta buratta wild mushrooms roast chicken pasta special bread east village italian spot daily specials nice selection of wines italian food new york piping hot hole in the wall great atmosphere
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

Came here with my family for a second time around Thanksgiving weekend after having a good experience here last year. When we walked in we immediately felt something was wrong by the way we were treated. We were told to wait to be seated so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank hejira9
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Food was excellent. Both my husband and I had specials that weren't typically on the menu. I had the homemade ravioli with potato and mushrooms and my husband had the truffle gnocchi special. We also had 2 appetizers that were specials as well. Everything we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

The food - average (if we're talking about italian food which I think is the best cuisine in the world, this is the low middle category) The service - terrible. I get how New York works, I get that in these kind of restaurants you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank natalifrom
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Visited Frank Restaurant (not Franks) on the recommendation of a friend in Connecticut. The dinners were excellent and the prices reasonable, especially for NYC. The facility is typical of many restaurants in NYC in that a lot is tucked into a small space. Our server...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Rich6142
Reviewed October 21, 2018

By far one one of the best restaurants in the city, super loud, super fun, fast service, amazing foods, it’s a NYC restaurant to the T. Highly recommend the spaghetti limone and pappardelle mushrooms!!! Great space for friends to eat and drink.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank David L
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Very good basic Italian. Try the "Gravy", real Sunday night red sauce. Other Pastas are also good, nice salad. Warning CASH ONLY. Late hours. Small with street tables. You can take your family. Good wine list

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Garry H
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We went to Franks based on reviews and menu - so pleased we did. The service was friendly and the food was amazing. Having had a very disappointing Italian meal in Boston (see my last review) I was planning to not eat pasta - but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank NotEmptyNesting
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

If you like pasta and Italian food in general, you will like Frank. We sat outside. I had a steak over arugula, we shared some garlic bread, bruschetta and caprese appetizers. My daughter had the roast chicken and my wife had a pasta special. Excellent...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CJLNYC1962
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

My family and I stumbled upon this jewel during a recent trip to Manhattan. Excellent meals, esp my tagliatelle with wild mushrooms.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jlemelin
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A NY local recommended this place for authentic Italian food. The special menu was huge with many choices to choose from. Everyone enjoyed their pasta selection very much! The ingredients were fresh and well prepared. I had the black linguine pasts with calamari. It was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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