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If you cant get into Lupa on a Saturday night...

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Lori Lou Oct 15, 2006 01:26 AM

where do you take out of towners for great Italian?

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    josh L Oct 16, 2006 03:22 PM

    barbutto

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      mle18 Oct 16, 2006 03:32 PM

      crispo (one of the best and somehow never all that expensive), apizz,

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      Gordognyc Oct 15, 2006 01:05 PM

      If you aren't on a budget and want to have a great Northern Italian meal go to Da Umberto on 17th and 6th. They have been around for decades and are one of the most consistent (if not trendy) places I frequent.

      Mauritzio on 13th between fifth and sixth is a local west villager that has very good food and is less pricey.

      Also, there is a great little intimate spot called La Cantina on 8th and Jane.

      1. fat parish Oct 15, 2006 05:52 AM

        Crispo, Arezzo (some disagree, but I have been happy there many times and taken others who loved it), Le Zie, Supper (no res and casual but great), Perbacco.

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