We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Forlini's Restaurant

93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
+1 212-349-6779
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“manicotti” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (55 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (601)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 507 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Ok, so we were walk-ins in the middle of the San Genaro festival, but.... We were shown straight to a table, and warm bread shortly arrived, but not any plates. We placed our orders and waited, and waited, and waited. We were table of 2,...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ate here recently with my son, he had the stuffed flounder I had the Corunna which is a combination of veal, eggplant, chicken and prawns.both dishes were done very well. We had cheese cake for dessert, all served by a great waiter, in a friendly...More

Thank micyer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had an early solo dinner at the bar when traveling for work. Friendly people and fantastic chicken parm. It came with some green beans that looked ordinary on the plate but tasted amazing. Big pour for one glass of wine. There are a lot...More

Thank LogicalLotus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You won't see anyone standing outside with menus, in fact you'd most likely not notice it. It lies, in what is now is Chinatown. The bar is old school. A great gathering place, where you'll feel instantly comfortable. The restaurant on the other side is...More

Thank JBO6926
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Recently visited New York and found this gem of an italian place hidden away in chinatown, and we are so glad we ate there!! The food was delicious, and the service was friendly and attentive. The waiter made suggestions which we followed. We had the...More

Thank yvonnepa86
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment. I am not one to write bad reviews, but this one was exceptionally bad. The place was empty, which that should've been the first red flag. The caprese salad, which is very hard to mess up, was so bad. First, the tomato...More

1  Thank Anabella R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Been coming to this place for years. Its the most authentic dinning experience in NYC. And like old school new york, the place is big and you aren't shoved into a closet. The food is amazing. I really couldn't just recommend one thing!

1  Thank BriannaSInNYC
Reviewed 5 August 2017

A friendly staff greeted us for our lunch. the decor could be described as vintage and appropriate. We weren't really hungry so we each ordered just a pasta dish. My pasta Amatriciana was very good and my friend's penne pesto was even better. I wish...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Having shopped all day, we went in to Forlini's; asked for wine and food recommendations.... and got fabulous spicy chicken dishes with pasta and a great bottle of red. Not as expensive as other 'Little Italy' places... and much better. Service was really friendly too....More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Was in town for the weekend and decided to stop in. The service was excellent; manager, waiter, bread and water helpers went out of there way. They had a great lunch/special plates that ranged $13-20 and they had daily drink specials for $7. I had...More

1  Thank Andi D
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
Nearby Restaurants
29 reviews
.06 km away
Taiyaki NYC
48 reviews
.09 km away
37 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
3,254 reviews
.19 km away
Museum of Chinese in America
83 reviews
.25 km away
Columbus Park
64 reviews
.16 km away
Eastern States Buddhist Temple of America
7 reviews
.19 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ido l
17 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from RetiredPD2007 | Reviewed this property |
Found this by Googling: At Forlini’s, “Little Joe”—manager Joe Derek—gave me the story. They’d started offering gluten-free versions of their foods about one and a half years ago, and the move has proven very popular... More
ido l
17 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Alan T | Reviewed this property |
As I recall there was an ability to get gluten free dishes.
Lauren R
19 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from GiannaCH | Reviewed this property |
hi lauren. u mean for forlinis? i dont think u need a reservation for eating there? or otherwise check, if they have an email address...have fun in NYC .
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-349-6779
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing