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“Nice neighborhood Italian restaurant”
Review of Tello - CLOSED

Tello
Price range: $13 - $30
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Chelsea
Cross street: 20th Street
Transit: C/E to 23rd Street 1 to 18th Street
Description: Lit with candles and chandeliers, this cozy place has such a wonderful old-world feel that you may think you've walked onto the set of a Martin Scorsese film. A helpful staff serves up hefty portions (light on price) of well prepared Italian fare. Pasta is cooked al dente every time and the seafood is plentiful and fresh.
Reviewed October 18, 2013

The food was good, friendly staff and portions were large. Pass on the garlic bread bcuz it is pure garlic. Prices are typical NYC prices but not excessive and the atmosphere was like your neighborhood cafe.

Thank saratogasue
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

I really like this place. They have a great pasta primavera dish and the prices are reasonable. Staff is pleasant and good ambiance. One can eat inside or out on the sidewalk on 20th or 8th Avenue.

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1  Thank fromnyctofll
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

The food and service were excellent. The music could have been a little lower. It made it difficult to hear each other. I especially recommend the roast duck.

Thank stairway2heaven
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Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere was quaint and actually sort of romantic even though I was just there with a friend. The candle light was relaxing and intimate. I chose the seafood pasta (I can't remember the exact name but it was a combination of various seafoods) and it was quite good. My friend chose the eggplant parmesan and also liked the dish! The service was good and the location in Chelsea is walking distance to bars if you would like a drink afterwards. I would definitely go back. Perfect place for a date or just catching up with friends!

1  Thank klasallejr
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Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

4 of us for dinner w coupons which owner wasn't kind enough to seat us near each other even though place was 1/2 empty, wait staff very attentive, calamari great, everything else too salty,

Thank redoobie
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