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Lil' Frankie's Pizza

19 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-9431
+1 212-420-4900
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-9431
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 21 May 2017

A cramped, bustling, noisy place on the memorable location of first and first. But classic Italian food, delicious and lots of it (2 of us took doggie bags home) and very attentive, friendly service. Definitely one to put on your list!

Thank ian096
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Last minute decision to go here based on recommendation from our hotel concierge. Very happy we listened to him. Lil' Frankies is a tiny, intimate bustling restaurant with great service and fab atmosphere. If you like Italian this place is a must go. The pizza...More

Thank Carolinefranceswitts
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My girls took me here for my birthday. Amazing is all I can say! Food was out of this world. We started with bread with virgin olive oil with real olives for dipping and fried calamari. My first time eating calamari and I thought it...More

Thank BarbaraWit
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great pizza and pasta but surely not as good as in Italy. Recommend any of their pizza and the penne al pomodoro with stratiatella

Thank ElliaD
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Terrific authentic Italian (used to live in Milan) some of the best I've had outside Italy. Casual atmosphere, only negative was music was a bit loud for large table conversation.

Thank DavidLausanne1092
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We went with my son who has been living in New York for some time and knows the best places to eat,We were not disappointed,Great food at reasonable prices,The pasta is amazing, authentic Italian food.Advisable to book well in advance as it get booked up.

Thank smallsy28
Reviewed 14 March 2017

As someone who lived in Italy, it is often hard to find authentic Italian food even in NYC. However, this restaurant is perhaps the closest I've come to real Italian. The staff was extremely friendly and the services was fast and efficient. The space can...More

Thank mjsheridan130
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A group of us had a lovely meal here. The pizza was nice but would recommend having some pasta. It was delicious. Good value too by NY standards

Thank Conor H
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has maybe the best chicken Parmesan I've had in the city, and all the pastas are great as well. The seafood is solid and the burrata is top notch as well. They have massive portions and a fun, busy vibe so it's very...More

Thank munichman2017
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a member of staff in a local bar, great rec, we loved this place, all good!

Thank jason121267
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East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village,
which offers plenty of unique small businesses
catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the
old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still
experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 04:00
Saturday
10:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-9431
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-420-4900
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