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Best kosher Italian in NYC?

Beaconstreet Aug 24, 2006 08:27 PM

What do you think is the best kosher Italian establishment in New York City?
Both dairy and meat.
Any Burough.
Orthodox supervision only, please.

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    Bzdhkap RE: Beaconstreet Aug 25, 2006 02:56 AM

    Although we haven't been back in a long time, I've always reallty enjoyed Tevere 84, an Italian meat restaurant. Their food is said to be Roman Jewish cuisine.
    If anyone has a current review, I'd love to see it.

    1. Love4Food RE: Beaconstreet Aug 25, 2006 04:03 AM

      My favorite is Bertolini's in Brooklyn on Coney Island Ave. It is a milchig Italian restaurant.

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        sl96 RE: Beaconstreet Aug 25, 2006 04:38 PM

        Went back recently to Va Bene (dairy) and had a meal with non-kosher business associates. They could not get over the food (especially the creme brulee). They said that everything was comparable with non-kosher. The service was also very good which had not been the case for me in the past.

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          Clarissa RE: sl96 Aug 25, 2006 07:10 PM

          Va Bene is my favorite Italian, as well. Had a really good meal years ago at Tevere 84, but I personally prefer dairy to meat.

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          jordana RE: Beaconstreet Aug 27, 2006 03:20 AM

          Tevere is my favorite-- kosher or nonkosher or anything else.
          The food is really delicious rustic roman cuisine. I always start with the fried artichokes with are heavenly and then the chicken tever whihc is a very thin chicken cutlet with salad on top. Everything at Tevere is amazing. Even the desserts which are usually not great in meat restaurants are good.

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            Pheights RE: Beaconstreet Feb 19, 2007 10:06 AM

            Levana's, hands down. and its not even close.

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              DeisCane RE: Beaconstreet Feb 19, 2007 10:46 AM

              Levana is Italian? I never heard it called Italian.

              1. KosherNY RE: Beaconstreet Feb 19, 2007 05:20 PM

                Gusto Va Mare. Hands down. Their Balasamic Tuna is to die for.

                1. azcohen RE: Beaconstreet Feb 20, 2007 06:23 AM

                  I am a big fan of Tevere, the carpacio is really good, and I have never had a bad meal there. Nice decor, the waiters are attentive, and knowlegable. The deserts do not taste parve, which is abig deal when dealing with the creams in Italian deserts.

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