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Frank

88 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8309
+1 212-420-0202
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
88 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8309
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Thank nosugarcoatinghere2
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
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
Thank Marinesis2005
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

My friend recommended the place and my husband and I were excited to go. Photos on Instagram looked delicious and we ended up leaving disappointed. Went in excited to get Bufalo mozz (we were in Italy a month ago). It was super cold. Almost frozen....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank notsobig_ang
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8309
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-420-0202
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