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Manducatis Rustica

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4635 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5308
+1 718-937-1312
08:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 08:00 - 23:00
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West Dundee, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to me by business associates From the time I entered to the time I left the service was below par. I waited at the front reception area and was stared at for a few minutes before a lady says sit wherever. I waited at my table for at least 5 minutes in a uncrowded room before... More 

Thank tcndahouse
Sao Paulo
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149 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty food, courteous service, family atmosphere. I love the Tony Vacarro photos in the walls! Recommend.

Thank Razasa
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is one of those family owned restaurants, with truly amazing food that you hope to find. The ambiance is like dining in your Italian aunts home. The bread is excellent, which is a nice start to the evening and meal. I had the osso buco and my wife had the chicken piccata, both were amazing. Finished off the meal... More 

Thank J K
Toms River, New Jersey
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

On a recent trip for a concert at Forest Hills, we passed by and stopped at Manducatis Rustica for dinner. The food was properly presented, delicious and portions were above average. The wine selection was very good. For a casual setting, this restaurant was a pleasant surprise, and definitely is recommended as a place to visit in Long Island City.

Thank Eddie S
Valparaiso, Indiana
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We literally stumbled upon this find. Was sent by our concierge to two restaurants at lunch time to find that they were both only open for dinner. We continued out walk and found a delightful respite. Amelia greeted us warmly and we knew we found the spot. My husband and I told her of our perils and she said, "It... More 

Thank Heather H
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69 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Had lunch there 2 weeks ago. Service excellent, food excellent, ambiance excellent. Love the Rustic decor comfortable chairs and the general look of the place. Warning: Parking is far from easy, be prepared to circle a few times.

Thank Robert A
manhattan beach, ca
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

What a gem of a place in Long Island City. If you are looking for a small rustic little place with some of the BEST Italian food ever, then this is right up your alley. We had the Fettuccine with Clams/Broccoli Rabe and Rigatoni with Meatballs...super! Their calamarie was A+ as well. If you have room in your belly after... More 

Thank m t
Long Island, New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Love this place, the food is excellent, the hostess are great, true italian food, I dont have anything bad to say, except try this your self

Thank LUCIANA715
Vadodara, India
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198 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I felt like having an ice cream on a very hot afternoon and was sure that they will have good Italian ice cream. I was not disappointed they had gelato ice cream and it was deecious

Thank happy460
Long Island City, New York
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The food is good home style Italian cooking, delicious breads, mains and fabulous thin crust pizza which is great as an appetizer when you're with a group. Good place for groups and families, although it does get a bit loud.

Thank Marlene D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4635 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5308
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-937-1312

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?