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Sofia's of Little Italy

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143 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10013-4737 (Grand and Hester)
+1 212-219-9799
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went for dinner and it was great! Service was exceptional and the food was really tasty especially the "Oso Buco". The environment was so italian including the man who came in to play music while we were having dinner.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lord forgive me for I have sinned... Honestly the best Italian I have ever had! And I've been Italy. Do yourself a favour and get to Sofia's, have the bruschetta, Pappardelle Bolognese and splurge on dessert. And if I'm ever on death row, this is what I'm ordering. #takemeback

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Always hard to know how truthful the hawkers are out on Mulberry Street are in Litte Italy, as they try to lure you in to their restaurants. As my usual place was closed because of a busted pipe, my party decided to check this place out after being advised "you don't like it, you don't pay.. and a free glass... More 

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Hadera, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Italian restaurant in Little Italy. Delicious food, good wine, good dessert and great service. We ate there two couples and really enjoyed the meal . Don't miss this lovely restaurant .

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Den Haag
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Nice and cozy restaurant in Mulberry street, one of the many in Little Italy. We made reservation just to be sure to have a seat. It was a very busy place on Christmas, but when we arrived we had our table ready for us. One tip, don't sit to close at the entrance on a winters day, it's cold -... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Definelty one to try!! Great service and lovely food.. certainly a proper Italian meal.. just like home . !! The homemade tortellini was delicious ,. And that tiramisu was so creamy !! Nice service !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We were walking through little Italy and were looking for a place to eat when we got approached and talked into Sofia's. It was worth it! The service was impeccable and the food was better than my grandmothers (shhh don't tell grandma).

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My 12 year old and I visited for a late lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. The service was attentive without being overbearing and the food was delicious. I tend to have pasta alla Norma so opted for it this time. It was superb! My son had tortellini Bolognese which was very tasty. If we are in the area we will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

What a great little gem of a restaurant. We did not have a reservation but they were extremely accommodating finding us a great table. Service was splendid. Had ceased salad and pasta with bolegnase along with a great bottle of wine. Had a great evening.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I understand it's a busy time of year but your literally sat down food ordered in and out in 30 mins. We asked for black pepper when the meal turned up and we had nearly eat it by time they brought it over (why have salt on your table). The bolognese was bland and creamy and my partners arribiata was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
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: 143 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10013-4737
    (Grand and Hester)
  • Public Transportation: Trains to Canal Street. N,W,R,Q and 6 Train get off closest.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 212-219-9799
Description
Little Italy's home of fresh pasta, homemade pizza, and the best of Italian-American cuisine

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Staying in Little Italy

Neighbourhood Profile
Little Italy
While Little Italy is one of the city's smallest neighbourhoods, its streets are packed with visitors from around the globe, especially on summer weekends when the streets are closed to traffic. Stroll up Mulberry Street, the heart of Little Italy, for a dense mix of Italian restaurants with sidewalk tables, cafes, and old-school food shops. Don’t be surprised when the hosts beckon you to pay them a visit. Stop in for a coffee and a cannoli, or grab a streetside table to take in the scenery over a hearty Italian meal.
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