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Where in Manhattan can I get great cannoli to go?

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vvv03 Jan 30, 2012 02:40 PM

My friend would like to get some for a dinner party, but she wants really amazing ones. I know where to go in Bensonhurt (Villabate!) but we're trying to keep it local.

TIA!

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    Desidero Jan 30, 2012 02:48 PM

    Rocco's on Bleecker between 6th and 7th Aves. The best in Manhattan, as far as I'm concerned.

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    Rocco's Pastry Shop
    243 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

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      City Kid Jan 30, 2012 02:52 PM

      Totally agree with Rocco's!

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        iluvcookies Jan 30, 2012 05:54 PM

        Rocco's is excellent!
        And DeRobertis is also quite good. A lot of history in that place too.

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        Rocco's Pastry Shop
        243 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

        De Robertis
        176 1st Ave, New York, NY 10009

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      allenbank Jan 30, 2012 06:05 PM

      Bruno Bakery on La Guardia.

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      Bruno Bakery
      506 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY 10012

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        escaped Jan 31, 2012 08:22 PM

        another vote for bruno.

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        uncledunkel Jan 31, 2012 06:08 PM

        http://www.venierospastry.com/

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        Veniero's
        342 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003

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          Pan Feb 1, 2012 12:19 AM

          No place in Manhattan has any great cannoli, in my experience. Rocco's was my favorite before their temporary closure (renovation?), but (a) I haven't been there since then and (b) they were way inferior to and simultaneously probably twice as expensive as Villabate, because of rent and tourist traffic. So you can take a qualified and attenuated recommendation of Rocco's for what it's worth, but if you're used to Villabate, I think you are likely to be disappointed.

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