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devine5829 Jan 20, 2012 11:26 AM

I am a foodie; in the restaurant biz. Im coming to NY with my mother & two teen daughters in May. Im looking for a good restaurant that wont break the bank but has good food with a neighborhood feel. Yes, Italian suggestions are good because all kids love Italian. I could go crazy for the fancier places but the kids and my mom would not like that.

Help please....

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    foodwhisperer Jan 20, 2012 11:01 PM

    Not sure exactly what "neighborhood feel" is but I would stick to downtown (below 14th St.) there are lots of neighborhoods there, Village, Soho, Little Italy, Tribeca.So walking around before or after would be good. Villa Mosconi is neighborhood old school and been there a long time in the Village, D'Andrea on 13th St is very good and won't break the bank,Rubirosa my kids like a lot, its in a neighborhood setting, has pizza and food and gluten free and a younger crowd than the first two, I would try not to eat in Little Italy , but if you do I guess the famous ones like Angelo's, or Luna or SPQR on Mulberry st. and go to ferrara's for dessert. In tribeca you have many reasonable places Cinque, Gigino, Ponte's, Roc, Accapella, Ecco, all would fit the bill, for more upscale in Tribeca would be Laconda Verde, Ristorante Aglio,,,, or just go to Lombardi's for pizza in Soho. Regardless of the negative reviews of Lombardi's ( and I have written one) it is still better than any pizza outside of NYC, so enjoy new york , and dont forget to get a sandwich at Katz's Deli it''s 100 years old and good

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    Da Andrea
    35 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011

    Villa Mosconi
    69 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012

    Acappella
    1 Hudson St, New York, NY 10013

    Angelo of Mulberry Street
    146 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013

    SPQR
    133 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10013

    F. Illi Ponte
    39 Desbrosses St, New York, NY 10013

    Gigino
    323 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013

    Ferrara
    195 Grand St, New York, NY 10013

    Lombardi's
    32 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

    Luna
    112 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013

    Ecco
    124 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007

    Roc
    190 Duane Street, New York, NY 10013

    Trattoria Cinque
    363 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013

    Locanda Verde
    377 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013

    Rubirosa
    235 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10012

    Ristorante Aglio
    277 Church St, New York, NY 10013

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      peter j Jan 20, 2012 11:33 AM

      Po
      L'Artusi
      Lupa
      Peasant
      Osteria Morini

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      Lupa
      170 Thompson Street, New York, NY 10012

      Po
      31 Cornelia St, New York, NY 10014

      Peasant
      194 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012

      L'Artusi
      228 West 10th Street, New York, NY 10014

      Osteria Morini
      218 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012

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        small h Jan 20, 2012 11:32 AM

        Villa Mosconi.

        http://www.villamosconi.com/

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        Villa Mosconi
        69 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012

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