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Trattoria L'incontro

21-76 31st Street, Astoria, NY 11105
+1 718-721-3532
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
21-76 31st Street, Astoria, NY 11105
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Reviewed today

This restaurant makes you feel at home! Metered parking and valet available. The food was excellent. My favorite, dessert! The chocolate pizza is a must! Staff was knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Dmasdan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live close to this restaurant and have been there many times. It's a good place for a romantic dinner, or taking family and friends, and children. The food is delicious. Besides what is in the menu, there is always a gigantic specials menu that...More

Thank travelinglindner
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love having neighbors like you! Thanks so much for the kind words. If you haven't been in since writting them, I do hope we'll see you soon! 'Warmly, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Best Italian restaurant I've ever been to. The service is amazing and the food is out of this world. The Chef will walk around and ask you how you're meal was. I always got the Rabbit Ragu. Sooooo good!

Thank Ajsitko
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

You're the best, Ajsitko! It's wonderful to have regulars like you. We're pleased you love it here, and we'll see you again soon for some Rabbit Ragu. Best, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We celebrated a birthday dinner, and everything we had, from appetizers to dessert was excellent. Very attentive staff, huge menu, we will come back!

Thank xyz99
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

It's an honor to celebrate life with you! Thanks for the kind words, and I hope your birthday wish was to come see us again soon! Warmly, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Food is good. A bit expensive. Service good. Good ambience. Wish acoustics were better. Definitely worth a visit. Valet parking big plus especially in Astoria.

Thank debra c
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

It's great to hear you'd recommend us, Debra! I'm thrilled the food, service, and ambiance added up to a lovely experience for you, and I can't wait to see you again! Best, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 9 June 2017

A bit on the expensive side, but very good Italian food and nice atmosphere. This is a place you go on a special occasion to impress your new girlfriend or for an anniversary dinner...

Thank nycgreenwich
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We're quite pleased you love us enough to bring your new girlfriend! Look forward to seeing you soon. Warmly, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 8 June 2017

There were 4 of us for lunch. The cod and grouper entree specials were well received. My caesar salad was below average and the Zuppa di Pesce had a very watery, almost tasteless sauce. The bread accompaniment was also below average. The service, knowledge and...More

1  Thank Point_of_View01945
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

I'm happy to hear the service exceeded expectations, though I'm sorry some of the entrees did not. We take pride in our reputation for creating expertly crafted dishes using the finest possible ingredients, so I'm sorry yours was the exception. We do, however, offer a...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We reserved a round table for a party of six on SundayJune 7th for lunch. The purpose of the luch was to have people meet and talk about events in the past. We were seated promptly and the wait staff was incredible in their service....More

Thank Michael E
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

What is there better than a Sunday spent with friends, reminiscing over a long lunch, Michael? It's wonderful to hear you chose us for the occasion and that your experience was excellent. Can't wait to have you back again, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Based on this restaurant's rating, I was expecting impeccable service. What I got, instead was worse than unhelpful service by my server. The host, on the other hand, was pleasant and welcoming. I disliked both dishes I ordered. The smoked tuna appetizer was tasty but...More

Thank Cynthia F
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Cynthia, let me start by apologizing that the service was less than excellent. We believe we have a talented and well-trained team in place, and it's rarely reported that their service is lacking. I'll be sure to look into things to determine how we can...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

I visited this establishment on a work trip to New York. I was taken aback by how warm the atmosphere was and how busy it was for 8pm on a Tuesday night. There was a wait that rivals a Saturday evening in most restaurants. We...More

1  Thank Nlambert182
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thanks for joining us during your work trip -- it's a real honor that you felt your meal was the best you tried while visiting! I'm happy your veal and zucchini flowers left particularly great impressions, and it's so nice to know that our team...More

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Rose G
7 May 2017|
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Response from ThatLawyerDude | Reviewed this property |
Not at all great wine list.
9 December 2016|
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Response from Frances C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it can be spends depending on if you have wine or other drinks. I think $160 for two sounds about right.
Peter R
30 May 2016|
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Response from CountFleet | Reviewed this property |
casual but neat, special place and people dress like it's special, so ditch the sneakers,shorts, etc and go with a collared shirt chinos and boat shoes/ dress sandles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-76 31st Street, Astoria, NY 11105
    (Ditmars Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-721-3532
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Zagat 2013 and Michelin Guide Recommended. Our cuisine is a combination of traditional classics and state-of-the-art fare. All of the dishes are prepared with an emphasis on using only the freshest ingredients, keeping the integrity of traditional dishes while incorporating a new style, with the focus on taste.
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