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Gemma

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335 Bowery, New York City, NY 10003-7138
(212) 505-9100
Today
7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for somewhere to eat before seeing a play at the Public Theater. Gemma had some beautiful outdoor seating, but it was too hot, so we went into the air conditioned inside. The restaurant is beautiful, the waiter who took care of us was Italian with a wonderful sense of humor and so humble. The food was absolutely... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a pleasant surprise for its food, service and style in an off the beaten tourist track in between East Village and the Lower East Side. All brunch and lunch dishes are good and served with attention and care. Green tea is served in a teapot with s cup and saucer which is rare indeed in any Manhattan... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

The beautiful weather cooperated for a lovely patio dinner in July in New York! Delicious margherita pizza with arugula salad and grilled branzino served with green beans. Very enjoyable!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Great Italian food! Went with my family and we all really liked the appetizers and lunch dishes we had. The drinks were good, too! Staff was super nice and friendly. Both indoor and outside seating! Great for people watching (celebrities!!).

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The general manager Max, is wonderful. We were warmly greeted and seated immediately. He engaged us in some friendly conversation and gave us a few recommendations. We ordered the burrata, and the polenta fries to start. Both delicious!! We each had a pizza and they were phenomenal as well. The food was delicious. We would definitely go back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Walked by the place. Saw a pasta meal that looked great. Walked to a place that I was going to go to but by the time i walked 8 blocks i decided to turn around and go taste the food there. I went to bartender suggest i might like Pappardella.ragu of grass fed beef shortribs toppoed with ricotta. I sat... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We had a large group but they seated us at one of their large square tables that was ideal because you could see and converse with everyone. The food was amazing and they also had a great wine list!

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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123 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I recently had a party of 11. We had to have a prefix to accommodate the group, but the options were amazing and the food that came out was so much that we were stuffed. the service was top notch and we had a great time. Highlights included the seared tuna and beans and the scallops. I would absolutely recommend... More 

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Thank Jill D
Kathmandu, Nepal
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107 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice selection of wines. Good range of vegetarian appetizers. The special - Potato Gnocchi with wild mushrooms was awesome. Reservations recommended

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Thank ArthaBeed
Providence, Rhode Island
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432 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

What a great place! We had a wonderful affordable wine Mezzacorona Teroldego. It's a great red that paired well with everything we ordered. We started with a margarita pizza and the octopus salad. Both were excellent. For dinner, we had lamb, scallops, ravioli and penne. We all enjoyed them immensely. For dessert we had the goat cheese cake, tiramisu, cinnamon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$80
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Bowery, New York City, NY 10003-7138
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: (212) 505-9100

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in East Village

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East Village
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