Bell Boulevard, Bayside
718-229-1962, Fax: 718-229-0418
from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Dinner from 5 p.m.—11p.m.
or at nearby Municipal parking lot.
private parties on and off site (reservations required), take out and
Major cards accepted.
dining partner and I enjoy returning to Papazzio where the food and
ambience are always top notch.
evening we visited was right after a large private party but the
attention and service was exemplary. Joshua, the General Manager,
offered his expertise in discussing the menu and selecting our dinner.
also read the wine list and selected our favorite wine, Santa
Margarhita Pinot Grigio ($35), to go with the meal.
started with a creamy, rich Shrimp Bisque. The three large shrimp
topping the soup were perfectly cooked.
other appetizer was Insalata Tre Colore, a large portion of arugula,
radicchio and endive with a light Balsalmic dressing served on a
properly chilled plate ($7). The side dish was a dipping fine Italian
olive oil with sun-dried tomatoes and garlic- great with the hearty
bread. Irresistibly good!
other entrée was from the menu and is a house specialty, Marsala Di
Vitello. It is medallions of veal sautéed with mushrooms in a marsala
wine sauce ($16).
is an interesting menu that ranges from Antipasti to chicken, fish and
steak. There are also some wonderful pasta combinations – a result
of the care and attention that Papazzio’s proprietor, the dynamic
Domenico Bruccoleri devotes to this restaurant.
were treated with a tasting of several desserts — Amaretto Cheese
Cake, Chocolate Key Lime Cake and Chocolate Mousse Cake surrounded by
fresh fruit slices on a large plate- all palate pleasing and a tasty
ending to a fine dining experience.