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Bambino's Bistro

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105 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021-3615
+1 315-255-3385
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Auburn, New York
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The best ravioli I've ever had and the spinach was delectable. Make sure you try the fried calimari. Best I've had. Reservations would be advised on Thursday-Saturday evenings.

Thank Willis D
Burlingame, CA
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Bistro Bambino is a simple Italian style restaurant...nothing fancy, but large portions which are unpretentious and filling. We ate on a Monday night, which was very quiet, sitting at an outdoor table watching a wet night in downtown Auburn. We started with wine, for which they brought out the bottle and allowed a tasting even when purchasing by the glass.... More 

Thank glrothman
key west, fl
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152 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013

A standard on the menu and its great. Shiitake mushrooms, shrimp over the home made lobster ravioli says it all. It was a Friday night, the place was packed and the six of us had a ball catching up on old times. Will be back for sure.

Thank collye
Kettering, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2013

We arrived in Auburn last night after 7 p.m. and checked into downtown hotel. Checked tripadvisor and called Bambino's for a delivery to the hotel. Pizza (hot) and salad (cold) arrived before time promised. Both were delicious and just what we wanted!

Thank acollins414
Skaneateles, New York
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2013

I have been to Bambino's many times since they opened. Their food is excellent. Last night I went with two friends, with a reservation at 5:30. We waited about 15 minutes for someone to come to the table (only four other tables were occupied and there were three waiters at the time), she immediately wanted to take our order. We... More 

Thank Krpalmieri
Skaneateles, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Bambinos is in an excellent location for being part of the musical theatre in Auburn. The food is always very good and the service most always slow and not very attentive. However, we still go back!

Thank Rosalind S
Bloomfield, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We visit Auburn periodically throughout the year. We love going to Bambino's when we need a night out. The food is amazing. You can get dressed up and come in casual. Reservations are recommended. They fill up fast especially during the summer months. Service can be a little slow sometimes, so we prepare ourselves to sit and wait, but it's... More 

Thank mldredger
Horseheads, New York
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Some friends and family made reservations at Bambino's for this past Saturday. I love that you can make reservations on their web site and they texted me back confirming my reservation. I loved that! We arrived at 5:30 and were the only ones in the place which at first made me a bit leery but 5:30 is a little early... More 

Thank ValleyDrive57
Auburn, New York
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2013 via mobile

Service was attentive but did notice the staff who waited on us spoke Spanish. Did see 1 couple get wrong meal due to language. Food was delicious. Would return

1 Thank thatsarap
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

FOOD; the best Italian food in Cayuga and Onondaga Counties. Friendly but elegant atmosphere, great service, wonderful menu with low prices for lunch.

Thank Neri M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021-3615
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 315-255-3385

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?