Northern Blvd., Little Neck, NY 11732; 279-5922, Fax: 279-4329
Mondays. Open Tues.-Thurs from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., Fri. from 11 a.m.
until 11:30 p.m. Sat., from 12 noon until 11:30 p.m. Sun., from 1 p.m.
until 10:30 p.m.
service at your place or theirs. Gift certificates and parties.
major cards accepted.
started in East Norwich with individual pizzas and individualized service.
Now, they are in Queens with the same good food, quick service, catering
and cooked-to order meals. You can even call and have it all delivered.
opened, this cozy, family-friendly restaurant offers a good selection of
Italian cuisine with wines and beers.
a conversation with Chef Giovanni, we chose some of his specialties. As
appetizers we relished the large bowl of escarole and bean soup ($6.95)
and fresh asparagus topped with bread crumbs and parmigiana. The
“Goldilocks” soup was just right- light, rich and with the ingredients
tender but not mushy.
the several featured day’s entrees we chose home-made Gnocchi topped
with a marvelous, light Bolognese sauce, which has mixed meats, tomatoes
and garlic ($11.95).
My partner enjoyed the Angel Hair pasta topped with shrimp, mushrooms,
artichokes and broccoli in a light red sauce ($14.95) along with a
pleasant glass of house Pinot Grigio white wine.
was interesting to note a nearby diner ordering. He was a vegetarian so
co-owners Tomasso and Sal, along with Chef Giovanni, offered an Angel Hair
Primavera with veggies which the gentleman enjoyed immensely.
Such cooked-to-order meals are a specialty of the house along with
seafood in many styles.
and the young-at-heart seem to enjoy the individual pizzas. We saw
youngsters ordering pizzettas ranging from the classic Margharita to the
sophisticated Quattro Stagioni, which includes tomato sauce, mozzarella,
artichokes, olives, onions and eggplant ($7.95). Heroes of assorted meats
from chicken to sausage range from $5.95 to $6.95.
restaurant also offers a daily lunch special Tuesdays through Fridays from
11:30 until 3:30 p.m. This includes an appetizer, choice of entrée and
coffee or tea at a bargain ($7.95).
ended our dinners with a delicious Zabaglione (whipped egg yolk with sugar
and Marsala wine) topped with a strawberry and a rich personalized Peche
Melba (fresh sliced peaches, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream). Yummy!