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Like eating at your best friend's mothers kitchen [Yonkers]

itinerateadjuster Jun 1, 2010 11:00 AM

A & V Family Restaurant. 281 Morsemere Ave, Yonkers, NY 10703. Small, conformable italian restaurant with only ten tables and food straight from Italy. Dont bother with menu, ask waiters or other patrons what is good that day. We did on both occasions and had excellent meals.

  1. GIOny Jun 1, 2010 03:24 PM

    What's good there? Is it more of a pizzeria?

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    1. re: GIOny
      itinerateadjuster Jun 2, 2010 02:26 PM

      There is an also owned pizzeria next door. This is a small restaurant. On both occasions I didn't order, my wife and I accepted a waiter's suggestion and then another patron's suggestion. Good wine, excellent bread, unbelievably I don't recall what the dishes were called. Dinner for three, with plenty of wine and twice what we could eat (I tip over 350) ran under $70. Not fancy. Friendly family style.

      1. re: itinerateadjuster
        GIOny Jun 2, 2010 02:48 PM

        Good to know, I'll keep it in mind but what does "I tip over 350" mean?? I'm guessing you mean you tip over 35%??

        1. re: GIOny
          Elisa515 Jun 2, 2010 08:25 PM

          I think it means he weighs over 350, so when he says there was plenty of food, he means it! :-)

          1. re: Elisa515
            GIOny Jun 3, 2010 06:27 PM

            lol ok I was having one of my "duh" monments

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              victoria060 Jun 7, 2010 05:51 AM

              My boyfriend and I had dinner there last night. We were greeted by a very friendly waitress who cleared off a table for us immediately. Bread and butter was put down within a matter of minutes. The wine that we selected ( a Chilean cabernet was not in stock), another cabernet from Italy was offered and was A $1.00 cheaper , We enjoyed the wine very much. We ordered the house salad and for $1.00 extra had mozzarella added to the salad(it was very good and a generous portion). My boyfriend ordered the linguine with seafood sauce their were 4 clams that were tremendous (really chowder clams and were very very sandy, the mussels where frozen New Zealand mussels on the 1/2 shell really not what you would expect in a seaffood sauce. I ordered the shrimp and chicken francais, when it was placed in front of me I thought I received the wrong order because it was in a red sauce (with lemon). Certainly not what I'm used to. Bottom line the atmosphere is very comfortable the food decent in certain respects..I will give it another try (some of the dishes that the other diners ordered looked good.

    2. c
      chow_gal Jun 1, 2010 11:02 AM

      Um, huh? Where? What are you talking about?

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