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$21 - $40
Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1.5 miles from Manhattan Bridge
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A waning sun over the twinkling East River; a chilled glass of Italian white in an ivy-covered garden: these are the details that set your heart in mot...
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Reviewed January 6, 2020

My only Daughter had her wedding in Aurora, and it was amazing. The experience was wonderful and the menu amazing. Loved every minute.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed October 24, 2019 via mobile

Our first evening in Brooklyn. We went there at 6 pm - good food, nice and decent evening. Don‘t drink beer bit stay with wine. We would go there again.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 17, 2019

A special occasion and I was tempted to try something new: and it worked really well. A quiet calm neighbourhood restraunt - a number of friendly slightly elderly groups had chosen to dine out that evening creating a good natured comfortable vibe throughout, We chose...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 20, 2019

We had 3 different types of pasta; all were excellent. After that things went downhill. It was a Sunday evening, we eat in the outside pavilion which was over crowded and noisy. The service was inept. My wife and I wanted to share a pasta...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 14, 2019

I can't wait to return after our first visit for lunch in the beautiful Aurora patio garden. The salmon avo panini I enjoyed was out of this world and the cheese pasta my partner had was very, very cheesy and fresh and satisfying. Friendly waitstaff...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

Very good (but not exceptional) Italian food. Ingredients were fresh. Food is flavorful. Very good ambience. I will come here again.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Accidentally found this gem while shopping in Williamsburg! So glad we did! The restaurant is tastefully decorated and the service was awesome!! THE FOOD was fantastic!! Great wine selection and cocktail menu. So happy to have found this great spot! Looking forward to going for...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Gjelina on Abbot Kinney has found competition for best Italian I’ve had in the US. For a side I ate the mushrooms which tasted super meaty. It was more torn than chopped & then dried - 5/5 For pasta I went for Paccheri which has...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 9, 2019

We have been interested in coming to Aurora for a while, well we did last Sunday and were NOT disappointed! A lovely day to eat outside, in their ivy-covered wing, and enjoy delicious Italian appetizers (a prosciutto platter and panzanella) and amazing main courses that...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

We had the ceviche, grilled octopus, the squid ink pasta with clams, a burger, the panecotta and expresso. Just wow!

Date of visit: July 2019
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