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Review of Cucina di Pesce

Cucina di Pesce
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Ranked #3,075 of 14,214 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: East Village
Cross street: 2nd Ave.
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We have been to this lower east side restaurant in, well, decades. On a recent theatre visit on 4th st, we went next door and gave it a shot. Wow, has it changed. And for the better. New, friendly decor. great Italian food and reasonably priced. Good serve. Excellent wine list. We'll be back.

Thank arthshapiro
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

The location has a great vibe and the service was mostly good, but for a seafood place, some of the basic dishes were not great. The mussels, for example, were very dried out and came with a white wine sauce that had hints of being prepared with rancid ingredients. However, the chicken marsala was really good, and the homemade pasta dishes were great.

Note: They ONLY take American Express or cash. This makes it incredibly inconvenient.

Thank David P
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent traditional Italian at moderate prices with an early bird that can't be beat ! Excellent salad, soup, main dish, pasta and glass of wine for $15.95. Lovely backyard for warm days and cozy room with fireplace for winter days. A New York gem

Thank carole t
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Cucina di Pesce is a lovely ‘neighbourhood’ Italian restaurant in East Village, conveniently situated near the 2nd Avenue stop on Subway line F. It offers a fantastically good-value early bird menu between 4pm-6.30pm – only $13.95 for salad, soup, a main dish and a glass of wine! There’s a choice of 7 mains, including 2 vegetarian, 3 fish/seafood, and 2 chicken dishes. The décor is delightfully old-fashioned, the atmosphere is relaxed, and the service is warm and friendly. We loved it!

Thank Tynedale
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Our second visit to Cucina and it was just as great as the first time. The service was wonderful, our glasses were never empty as the gentleman refilled them immediately. I have never had a better Sicilian lasagna and the Tiramisu was amazing. I cannot give this place enough praise. Prices are very reasonable. I highly recommend.

Thank halfpint6799
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