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Aurora

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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I CICCHETTI
suggested for the table
$5.0
Olive
marinated mixed olives with cumin and bay leaf
One cheese $6.0
Three cheese $14.0
Formaggi
(please ask your server for today’s selection) artisanal cheeses served with seasonal marmalade, almonds and honey
$17.0
Prosciutto e Burrata
24 month aged Prosciutto di Parma, creamy burrata cheese and rustic filone bread with tomato
$14.0
Pizzetta Bufala e Pachino
grilled flat bread with pomodorini, buffalo mozzarella and arugola
$8.0
Supplì
Vialone nano rice croquettes with wild mix mushroom and Fior di Latte mozzarella
GLI ANTIPASTI
$12.0
Insalata di Pesche
Long Island peach and sugar snap pea salad with whipped sheep’s milk ricotta, hazelnuts and mint
$12.0
Pomodori e Fagiolini
Kumato heirloom tomatoes and fagiolini salad with goat cheese and horseradish
$9.0
Misticanza
local baby greens with lemon oil and Five Spoke Creamery Tumbleweed Cheddar
$14.0
Fichi, Speck e Gorgonzola
balsamic poached figs with cured Speck, pistachios and gorgonzola crostino
$16.0
Crudo di Tonno
yellowfin tuna tartare with crushed avocado, olive oil tomato emulsion and crispy jalapeno
$15.0
Polipo alla Griglia
grilled Mediterranean octopus with crispy heirloom potatoes, roasted onions and spicy Calabrian chili
$15.0
Tartare di Manzo
grass fed beef tenderloin tartare with arugola, parmesan, quail egg, grilled filone bread and black truffle vinaigrette
I PRIMI
$20.0
Spaghetti Granchio e Pachino
Setaro pasta with burst heirloom tomatoes, Colossal crab meat and peperoncino
$17.0
Paccheri alla Norma
Gragnano durum wheat pasta with roasted eggplant, melted tomato, buffalo mozzarella and pesto
$19.0
Ravioli con Funghi e Tartufo
sheep milk ricotta and mascarpone filled pasta with foraged wild mushroom and crushed truffle
$18.0
Garganelli al Sugo Calabrese
house made quill pasta with spicy heritage pork Calabrian ragù
$20.0
Pappardelle con Osso Buco
house made spinach flavored pasta with braised veal shank and porcini mushroom
$19.0
Amatriciana di Pesce
Gragnano durum wheat pasta with cured guanciale, Rhode Island squid, cherry tomatoes, onions, and pecorino
I SECONDI
$22.0
Pollo al Mattone
cast iron seared half Crystal Valley Farm Chicken with lemon, Calabrian chili and broccoli rabe
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Pesce del Giorno
daily preparation of market fish
$25.0
Capesante
seared Montauk scallops with arugola, peperonata, smashed local corn and black olive-rosemary oil
$30.0
Bistecca
Painted Hills Farm grass-fed strip steak with roasted heirloom potatoes, radicchio trevisano, pecorino and salsa verde
$24.0
Tagliata di Vitello
grilled naturally raised veal loin tagliata with salsa tonnata, arugola and parmigiano
I CONTORNI
$6.0
Rosemary heirloom potatoes
$6.0
Broccoli rabe with pecorino and Calabrian chili
$6.0
Eggplant, pine nuts and raisins caponata
I DOLCI
$7.0
Pannacotta e Visciole
vanilla pannacotta served with Amarena cherries, ”aceto tradizionale” and short bread cookies. Wine Pairing: Aleatico “Montemaggiore”, Occhipinti (Lazio) - $10
$7.0
Torta di Cioccolato
flourless bittersweet chocolate cake with crème fraiche. Wine Pairing: Recioto della Valpolicella, Viviani ’01 (Veneto) - $15
$7.0
Crema con Frittelle
citrus crema with pine nut ricotta fritters and berry compote. Wine Pairing: Fior d’Arancio Passito, Vignalta Alpinae ’07 (Veneto) - $12
$7.0
Tiramisu
lady fingers soaked in espresso with mascarpone and cocoa powder. Wine Pairing: Verduzzo, Il Roncal ’09 (Friuli) - $10
$7.0
Affogato
gelato rolled in chopped hazelnuts and chocolate, “drowned” in espresso. Wine Pairing: L’Anice Secco Speciale, Varnelli - $10
$5.0
Caffé Corretto
corrected coffee - shot of espresso with grappa
One cheese $5.0
Three cheeses $13.0
Formaggi
Selection of Artisanal cheeses please ask your server for today’s choices. Served with organic honey and fig cherry marmalade
PRICE RANGE
$21 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous venue even in the dead of winter. It was magical as it started snowing we sat Outside, warm and protected from the elements but still able to enjoy the garden views. Super friendly staff and excellent food.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lindseydunn5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at Aurora. Restaurant is cozy with two dining areas one inside and second in an atrium structure that opens to some outdoor seating as well Pasta is homemade and delicious Wine list is predominantly Italian Nice place

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pmny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Aurora a handful of times over the years. The food has always been spectacular....maybe we just went on an off night? The chicken was dry, the ricotta ravioli was chewy....the polenta was lukewarm The atmosphere was nice as always. Service was ok,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank claudiaandrei
Reviewed December 24, 2018

I was in town for a short business trip and my client was staying in Williamsburg. So I researched restaurants on the flight, booked on OpenTable and ate there the night I landed in town. It was incredible in every way -- small and intimate,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JustPassinThru2015
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

They have been and continue to be one of the best restaurant in NYC. They have a check who knows how The prices are up there but the quality of what they serve is worth it. Service ok and polite. Atmosphere, especially in the garden...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kevinbergen
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place, great service, wonderful food! So impressed by its wine list, all types of Italian wine to choose from!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KanCheng
Reviewed August 26, 2018

My family has been coming here since AURORA opened, and no matter what day, season or time: the food is good, the service is friendly and KNOWLEDGEABLE (not something you can take for granted, at all), the place is very pleasant all around. Best of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank brooklynhere
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Lunch menu with 3 sides, glass of wine, 35$ tip included Very good and original italian food, from apertizer to dessert We strongly recomand

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank T1476DCchristophel
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Group of 6 came for breakfast and they were super accommodating even though they were crazy busy. Food was great had like a sausage and egg on a brioche with hot sauce! Really very nice and great coffee! Will be back aoon

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Badger_Wrestler
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Very good restaurant. Nice place, cool outdoor space. Super good food. We are Gluten-free and we were totally happy eating here. Dessert included (we got the panacotta, the little cookies are on the side) Friendly staff. Will come back. Ps: we were absolutely NOT hungry...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Stanek A
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