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Review of Piccolo Cafe

Piccolo Cafe
Ranked #1,956 of 14,214 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery
Neighborhood: Midtown
Description: We proudly serve you all the best Italian paninis and gourmet food, and of course, our staple coffee. That's what we call the "real deal!" It is our mission to serve you the best Prosciutto, Mozzarella, Burrata, Gnocchi, as well as delicious paninis and desserts. Juansetter (Escaping in the City: A Taste of Real Italy) said: "Every other item has truffles/truffle oil in it, and every third has prosciutto or Parmigiano Reggiano. And none of it is the heavy saucy, fried stuff that you find in most New York Italian restaurants; rather, this green cafe goes for the fresh, healthy, Mediterranean feel that we love about Italy." "That's probably because the owners - and, indeed, the guy behind the counter - are actually from Italy. Ciao!" Piccolo offers daily and one-off special deals.
Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed lovely meatballs in this great cafe. Great for fast bite. Small amount of tables. Go for grandmas meatballs nice sauce and great tasting meatballs no pasta though but garlic ciabatta was great to dip!

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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Saturday at 3:00 I had no problem with getting one of the 2 top tables for Brunch. I had Lobster, Avocado, Poached Egg Croissant. It was delicious and only 12 bucks!

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Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

This neighborhood cafe was excellent. The food was fresh and quick and the service was friendly. I really enjoyed the lobster salad sandwich and I almost licked the chocolate mouse bowl. The price was very reasonable and I agree that the whole dollar pricing is a very nice feature.

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1  Thank Adrienne B
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

This review is for the location on Amsterdam Ave near 74th St.

Tip: Very limited seating. It's hard to get a table for more than three people during prime meal time. Come at an off time for a larger party.

Seats approx 12 people. Very small = quick service!

Fresh ingredients, friendly staff, excellent flavor combinations, and good coffee too!

BEST Tiramisu I ever had!!

Highly recommend. You can't beat the price for NYC.

Definitely will return.

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Thank AlannaB490
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

If you work in the area or you're a tourist looking for something other than a bland bodega - I loooove Piccolo Cafe. It's a cute easy spot to sit down and have a bite or stay for longer. Coffee, pastries, crazy good sandwiches of all sorts (favorites: lobster, Italian, and roasted veggies with goat cheese) served with side salads. A nice place for lunch nearby Grand Central, Bryant Park, and Empire State Building!

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Thank allieh27
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