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Ponte Mollo

96 Northern Blvd, Great Neck, NY 11021-4301
+1 516-829-0005
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
96 Northern Blvd, Great Neck, NY 11021-4301
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate there while in the area on business. We loved the place. The owner was our waiter, and he was extremely accommodating, very friendly and creative. There were very nice touches like olives on the table, breadsticks, etc. The décor is very European, and...More

Thank Al-Sue-Maine
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'm so happy to hear just how much you enjoyed your visit here the other day! Thank you sincerely for the detailed review and all the compliments. I hope we'll see you again soon for more! Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is pretty good and reasonable priced owner is from Bary Italy and always there to help nice easy going place

Thank Michael L
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Michael, thanks very much! Glad you enjoy it here, and I hope we'll be seeing you around again soon for more! Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to ponte mollo for a lunch with 15 family members. They were very accommodating. The food was good- not spectacular but good. Drinks were also good. They allowed us to play our own music and bring our own cake. Portions were not enormous. I'd...More

Thank kmvw
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the fantastic review! I'm glad we were able to show you all a good time, and I appreciate you choosing us to host your party. We'd love to welcome you back any time! Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I hadn't eaten at this restaurant in over a year. It used to be good but this last visit was not. Portions are very tiny and fairly tasteless. The back room is extremely noisy. Service was OK but I won't be going back very disappointing.

Thank mirele k
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

I'm sorry to see that, Mirele -- I want everyone to enjoy every visit here and I'm going to look into this and find out why you didn't. Thank you, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed 29 June 2017

We ate there while in the area on business. We liked it a lot. The staff was very friendly. We were actually waited on by the owner, Marco, who was wonderful. The restaurant is very nicely decorated, and reminded us very much of a European...More

Thank Al-Sue-Maine
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

OWNER became irrate when diner QUIETLY requested an alternate entree when Steak dinner was too tough for eating. OWNER refused request & loudly to entire dining room demanded party of 6 to leave! He was obviously by his agitation impaired by drugs or alcohol. He...More

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Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Regina, as anyone reading this can imagine, the incident in question did not take place the way you describe. No employee at this restaurant would ever come to work under the influence and no one here would ever scream at or throw things at a...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend ! Interesting and varied menu, warm friendly environment and consistently delicious food. Always a lovely evening.

Thank sdi
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

I really appreciate the kind words! Thank you for letting us know just how much you enjoy coming here. We'd love to welcome you back again any time! Best, Marco M., Owner

Reviewed 15 November 2016

I wrote a review couple of years ago extolling how great this restaurant was. It truly was fabulous. I went back couple of months ago, again to celebrate my father's birthday. It seems that the ownership and the head chef have changed. The food was...More

Thank henry j
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Henry, it's really disappointing to read that you didn't enjoy your most recent meal for your father's birthday. Our recipes are authentic from Italy, and we use the freshest ingredients. I hope you'll give us another chance to show you a meal that's to our...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have not been here for a number of years but the place has been spruced up. The white paint on the walls makes it brighter and the uniformly framed pictures of Italy are a nice addition. The furniture is all new too. Lisa made...More

Thank vishty
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

It's encouraging to know you felst so welcome when you came in. I'm glad we were able to fix the portion on your pasta dish. Thanks for the feedback on the seasoning on the chicken. All aspects of your visit should be perfect, so I'll...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went there on a Monday night, it was nice and quiet. They have a wonderful wine list, they have amazing Barolo.We had the chicken liver and the beef carpaccio , both were amazing. I asked them not to put truffle oil on it, because...More

Thank pk0403
Marco M, Owner at Ponte Mollo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Piroska, we're all about that wonderful wine list -- glad you agree! It sounds like you were able to try a nice variety of dishes, so I'm thrilled you enjoyed them all. Hope you loved your meal next meal just as much! Take care, Marco...More

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11 July 2016|
Response from Arnie C | Reviewed this property |
13 June 2016|
Response from crthacks | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a few rooms and there are bigger tables.
2 July 2015|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the gluten free pasta, but they were terrific with the various dietary requirements our family has!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Northern Blvd, Great Neck, NY 11021-4301 (Formerly Vespa Cibobuono)
    (Westminster Road)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Great Neck
  • Phone Number: +1 516-829-0005
  • E-mail
You won't find an Italian Restaurant with more authentic flavours and tastes than right here at Ponte Mollo! When you want to dine with friends or family while enjoying a warm atmosphere and a meal of taste-filled magnificence, our Italian restaurant is here. With the finest Italian menu in the area, our exotic dishes are sure to please adventurous or traditional palates with amazing soup, antipasti, pasta fresca, insalata, pasta and carni! Our Wine Bar is perfect for a cool, casual evening, a girls’ night out, or a relaxing glass of wine after work! Come by and enjoy a glass of Prosecco or choose from our wide variety of wine and tapas. We offer a great selection at a range of prices for any occasion. For full menus and more information on catering services, dinner parties or large celebrations, please visit our website or give us a call to schedule your reservation. Join us tonight at Ponte Mollo and taste the authentic flavours of Italy right here in Long Island!
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