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Any suggestions for good basic pasta? Nothing fancy just a big plate of homemade pasta with a good marinara, tomato or Bolognese meat sauce? A good bread basket would also be a plus.

Something near 53rd and 3rd Ave or within an easy subway ride.

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  1. Lexington and 3rd ave run pretty far you might want to be a little more specific.

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    1. re: bookhound

      Book Hound.........when you get time would you email me at terrene (at) cableone (dot) net. Thanks.

      1. re: bookhound

        53rd and 3rd Ave

        1. re: cubmstr

          Teodora does a very good bolognese.

          57th between Lex and 3rd.

      2. A little north, at 58 and 3rd, is Mia Dona. It has good Spaghetti and meatballs (though, my grandma's are better) with very good prices. 4,5,6 to 59 st

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        Mia Dona
        206 East 58th Street, New York, NY 10022

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        1. re: jacquelines

          Have you been since Michael Psilakis left? Sifton gave Mia Dona a big fat goose egg in his review.

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          Mia Dona
          206 East 58th Street, New York, NY 10022

          1. re: bookhound

            But Sifton liked the meatballs.

            I was there a few weeks ago...It's nothing special, but it's an okay neighborhood pasta place, which is what the OP was looking for.