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Apr 17, 2007 06:52 PM

Help....looking for Rustic atmosphere with good food

Please help. I am in search of a restaurant that has a rustic feeling. something that you find in Italy or South America. That raw, beautiful ambience. Food could be Italian, Greek, American. Anything but Asian.

Preferably below 23rd Street, east or west and could be Brooklyn. Price not an issue. I've been having a really hard time finding a place that isn't so modernized.

Any rec's would be great.

Thanks in advance

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  1. Check out Pylos (Greek), 5 Ninth (VERY rustic looking atmosphere...continental cuisine), Grape and Grain, Lavagna, EU European Union...

    1. Il Buco on Bond St. Rustic, Italian, so good. Not cheap- but worth it! Great Atmosphere.

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      1. re: famccollough

        Second Il Buco, beautiful inside.

      2. There's AOC Bedford in the Village. In Brooklyn, there's Convivium Osteria.

        1. I could be way off base since I've never visited Europe but I say Cafe Largo (137th and Broadway) and The Place on 10th. Two different feels but both nice restaurants in my opinion with tasty offerings.

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