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Locanda Vini & Olii

) #169 of 4,589 Restaurants in Brooklyn $$ - $$$ Italian
129 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1920
+1 718-622-9202
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“pappardelle” (6 reviews)
“grilled duck” (3 reviews)
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129 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1920
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

From the moment we walked in the staff made us feel special and welcome. The menu was interesting and the descriptions enticing however no words could describe how good everything tasted. We started with the home made anchovies on bread. I would have been content...More

Thank nswburgess
Reviewed 2 March 2017

During a visit to NYC my granddaughter knowing I like Italian food suggested one near her apartment in Brooklyn. The food was very good and NYC priced. The location is in an old drugstore. Small, it sat approximately 35 or 40 customers. . I ordered...More

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great time here food was fabulous as was service and wine 🍷 lovely atmosphere if you like intimate cosy candle lit setting this is for you. Lovely friendly staff...... considering we were a bunch of merry Paddy's can't fault it loved it

Thank Jimmy N
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in an AirBnB a few blocks away. The immediate housing is on the low end, so even though I researched Locanda, I had a shadow of a doubt about quality. My doubt was erased upon being served our first course...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I came to Locanda Vini & Olii with a cousin who lives in Clinton Hill. I was advised that the food was incredible and they did not deceive me. We had the Tagliatelle Ragu and the Papperdelle al coniglio. Flavoursome, delicious and left me wanting...More

1  Thank mk1983
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Arrived close to 10 pm after flight and was greeted by great, upbeat staff. Warm atmosphere, great menu and wine list. Had the Tagliatelle A la Ragu - excellent quality. The olive oil was superior. Ended late meal with limoncello and cookie. Very pleasant meal....More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Wanted to finish the NYC trip by going somewhere special for a last dinner. Had a good look around and decided to try here. Excellent, innovative menu. Perfectly cooked dishes. Great service. Wine list was good, but a bit on the pricey side, hence only...More

Thank LexG_3CL
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A little bit noisy, the food was very good. An ancient droguery, the place is cosy and very "accueillant". You can eat outside too.

Thank fabieni
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Located in a former drugstore this Italian bistro has a varied menu at great prices. My grilled squid was excellent as was my wild boar parpedella. Nice wine list. A fun experience. Suggest reservations on the weekends.

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is a restaurant that has been set up in an old drug store with all the original features ..Has to be seen!!! The food was great , the service was good.. We order the tagliatta con rucola. Anatra con gli fichi e tagliatelle con...More

Thank Jacqueline P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:45
17:30 - 22:15
17:30 - 22:15
17:30 - 22:15
17:30 - 22:15
17:30 - 23:15
17:30 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1920
    (Cambridge Place)
  • Public Transportation: Clinton/Washington stop on the C or G trains.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-622-9202
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Serving traditional Tuscan cuisine in a renovated 19th century pharmacy since 2001. Homemade pasta, grass-fed Piedmontese beef, and some of Italy's best wines.
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