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...Has anyone been recently? Have plans to go this wknd, and was hoping for some feedback/recommendations. Thanks!

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  1. I had brunch there not too long ago. Food was very good (I got an artichoke fritatta), reasonably priced, good service. I'm dying to go for dinner and try out the socca.

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    1. re: Emmmily

      I'm actually going for brunch, as well. I saw the artichoke fritatta on the menu, and it certainly caught my eye. Glad to hear you enjoyed! Thanks.

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    2. Was there for brunch a couple of weeks ago. Start with the socca and the focaccette. The lamb sausage pizza or the wild boar lasagna are recommended.

      1. I like their socca, baked clams, garlic sausage with chick peas. For dessert, Chocolate Trifle is fabulous!

        1. I can't comment on the brunch (jeez...why is brunch so popular? It couldn't be the food...I think people just like to drink on Saturday and Sunday mornings), but Nizza has become one of my pre-theater favorites. Always start with the socca. Pizzas, pastas and fish are great.
          Service is really quite good, as well.

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          1. re: famdoc

            Why couldn't it be the food? Like I said, the fritatta was awfully good, plated with a small salad and polenta fries. And with the price of drinks in manhattan, I stick with water.

            1. re: Emmmily

              Wow, thanks to all of your posts, I'm really excited to eat here. Is there a particular socca that you all would recommend? Thanks!

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                1. re: famdoc

                  On menupages.com, I see a "Socca" title with a bunch of different filling choices. Can you recommend one?

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                  1. re: LeahBaila

                    Socca is a chickpea flour crepe prepared on a grille surface with fresh herbs.
                    I've been to Nizza a few times and am aware of only one variety of socca they prepare.

                    1. re: famdoc

                      I went there Friday. There was definitely just one kind of socca. And I loved it as much as on previous visits. I had a daily special, risotto with crab and fava beans. It was only so-so. I could barely taste the crab. But my daughter's spaghettini with shrimp was very good, and another tablemate's pork saltimbocca was excellent. Their desserts are very good. My daughter, who is 11 and picky, is crazy about the warm chocolate cake.

          2. Love the socca! Everything else I've had there was good too.