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Forlini's Restaurant

93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
+1 212-349-6779
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (52 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
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1 - 10 of 505 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had an early solo dinner at the bar when traveling for work. Friendly people and fantastic chicken parm. It came with some green beans that looked ordinary on the plate but tasted amazing. Big pour for one glass of wine. There are a lot...More

Thank LogicalLotus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You won't see anyone standing outside with menus, in fact you'd most likely not notice it. It lies, in what is now is Chinatown. The bar is old school. A great gathering place, where you'll feel instantly comfortable. The restaurant on the other side is...More

Thank JBO6926
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently visited New York and found this gem of an italian place hidden away in chinatown, and we are so glad we ate there!! The food was delicious, and the service was friendly and attentive. The waiter made suggestions which we followed. We had the...More

Thank yvonnepa86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a disappointment. I am not one to write bad reviews, but this one was exceptionally bad. The place was empty, which that should've been the first red flag. The caprese salad, which is very hard to mess up, was so bad. First, the tomato...More

1  Thank Anabella R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Been coming to this place for years. Its the most authentic dinning experience in NYC. And like old school new york, the place is big and you aren't shoved into a closet. The food is amazing. I really couldn't just recommend one thing!

1  Thank BriannaSInNYC
Reviewed 5 August 2017

A friendly staff greeted us for our lunch. the decor could be described as vintage and appropriate. We weren't really hungry so we each ordered just a pasta dish. My pasta Amatriciana was very good and my friend's penne pesto was even better. I wish...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Having shopped all day, we went in to Forlini's; asked for wine and food recommendations.... and got fabulous spicy chicken dishes with pasta and a great bottle of red. Not as expensive as other 'Little Italy' places... and much better. Service was really friendly too....More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Was in town for the weekend and decided to stop in. The service was excellent; manager, waiter, bread and water helpers went out of there way. They had a great lunch/special plates that ranged $13-20 and they had daily drink specials for $7. I had...More

1  Thank Andi D
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Incredible food and even better staff. Left completely elated with the food and feeling like I had a new extended family. Only in New York for a few but my wife and I are seriously considering going again before we leave.

Thank Gerald T
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I'll keep this simple, the food looks like it was already chewed and tasted horrible and the waiters will insult the patrons in Italian. Worst restaurant experience I've ever had. Avoid at all costs. I do not know how they got their high rating but...More

2  Thank gdwebmaster
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Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
...More
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ido l
17 July 2017|
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Response from RetiredPD2007 | Reviewed this property |
Found this by Googling: At Forlini’s, “Little Joe”—manager Joe Derek—gave me the story. They’d started offering gluten-free versions of their foods about one and a half years ago, and the move has proven very popular... More
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ido l
17 July 2017|
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Response from Alan T | Reviewed this property |
As I recall there was an ability to get gluten free dishes.
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Lauren R
19 October 2016|
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Response from GiannaCH | Reviewed this property |
hi lauren. u mean for forlinis? i dont think u need a reservation for eating there? or otherwise check, if they have an email address...have fun in NYC .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-349-6779
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