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Il Trulli - Review

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shoeman Oct 28, 2013 07:44 AM

What a terrible waste of money. The food was what you would expect based on what you ordered but was soulless.

Stuffed Calamari was like chewing thick rubber bands. This was the only dish we actually sent back although I wish we sent back more.

Orecchiette Ragu the sauce was literally boiling total destroying both the sauce and the pasta.

The Cod was small, tasteless and expensive

Braised Short Ribs were stringy and sauce was overcooked and tasted slightly burned.

Zuppa de Pesce broth was clam juice and tomato. The mussels were tiny and shrivelled. The calamari was also tough.

I forgot what my brother had but everything sucked which is why getting a reservation at 8 pm on a saturday was so easy?

  1. Motosport Oct 28, 2013 07:55 AM

    Huh? I Trulli has always been an exceptional neighborhood favorite. We love their fresh pasta.

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      shoeman Oct 28, 2013 05:55 PM

      I really wanted to love this place.

      1. re: shoeman
        Motosport Oct 29, 2013 08:10 AM

        In the area we also love:
        Da Ciro
        & Marcony

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          princeofpork3 Oct 29, 2013 01:46 PM

          Trattoria Alba on 34th and even Coppalas on 3rd are better at half the price point than Il Trulli. I had one of the worst dining experiences ever at Il Truli

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