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Casual Italian in Soho/Tribeca?

Rafie Apr 11, 2008 10:15 AM

I'm racking my mind for options...

Looking for some place to nosh and catch up with a friend in Soho or Tribeca. No more than $28/entree. Would like something not too stuffy....lively but not so loud you can't hear each other.

Help? Thanks!

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    iwontforgetthisone RE: Rafie Apr 11, 2008 10:16 AM

    Giorgione and Giorgione 508 are both fantastic--on Spring/Hudson area, far west soho. Both have trerrific wine by the glass as well. The latter is more casual chic and the former is more sit down but both get loud and festive but are still intimate.

    1. il Trifulau RE: Rafie Apr 11, 2008 10:24 AM

      Aurora SoHo

      Aurora Soho
      510 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013

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        iforman2001 RE: Rafie Apr 11, 2008 12:46 PM

        Giorgione is great. other recos..


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          180macd RE: Rafie Apr 11, 2008 12:48 PM

          mezzogirono is nice. as is pepolino.

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            mjh5821 RE: Rafie Apr 11, 2008 02:18 PM

            Max in the East Village is great, and I know they now have a Tribeca branch. Haven't been, but if it's on par with it's sibling it's affordable and fun.

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              bigjeff RE: mjh5821 Apr 11, 2008 06:14 PM

              max is decent in tribeca and extremely affordable; cute little multi-tiered space.

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                thalthewall RE: bigjeff Apr 13, 2008 10:47 AM

                I really like Max in tribeca, its a go-to, probably a little less character than the east village version but the food is the same. Somewhat quieter as well, although on certain nights it gets pretty busy.
                definitely within your price range.

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              rrems RE: Rafie Apr 11, 2008 07:03 PM

              Pepolino is wonderful. Casual and rustic, but with really nice, attentive service. Not rushed or noisy. The food is Tuscan and very, very good.

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