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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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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant after reading in Time Out that this was one of the top 10 restaurants in Little Italy - they weren’t wrong! Friendly staff who were able to make great recommendations for food & wine. They also do wine by a half...More

Thank 232,423
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to walk by this bar and wasn't sure but we thought why not give it a try. Had a very local and at home feel. The bartender was very friendly and experienced. I ordered a cosmo and it was truly one of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had great difficulty finding a place to eat in Little Italy. People had given us several incorrect directions to get to Little Italy. We finally ended up in an Italian Restaurant outside Little Italy but after looking at their menu, we did not eat...More

Thank Globetrotter3306
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found the best little Italian place while we were in Chinatown. We had the best service, best food and it was such a charming atmosphere. I had the manicotti and my husband had the hero. And we toasted with lemon cello. Would love to...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on the good rating in Tripadvisor we had dinner in the restaurant. In most places, we were happy with our choice based on the rating in Tripadvisor. This time we were disappointed. On a Monday evening the restaurant was not very busy. The inside...More

1  Thank rudifrance
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to be treated like a valued guest this is the spot for you. Traditional Italian dishes served with care. Mike, our waiter, was friendly and helpful. You do not have to rush through your meal and can take time to enjoy it....More

Thank R0ckyMtnHigh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Referred to this wonderful Italian restaurant in little Italy by a man on the street. So happy we took his suggestion From the minute we walked in the door we knew we were in the right place greeted by the owner and then spoiled by...More

Thank Karyn W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We had a nice time in Forlini's, food was good (even de Italians in our company could appreciate it) and a nice ambiance. I had the cannelloni with chicken, delicious. Tartufo for desert was also good.

Thank bharosr
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Picked Forlini's from the Trip Advisor list of Italian Restaurants in The City. Been visiting NYC for 30 years. Who would have thought great Italian food in Chinatown? It's true. Sat next to the owners family. What a great experience. You feel like you are...More

3  Thank 17JAB
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had the nicest dinner two ladies could have.... exquisite food, genuine family atmosphere, flirty reaffirming waiter, hilarity ensued. But really... the food was perfection. When the food arrived, we thought we'd be sending half of it home with my friend, but our plates were...More

1  Thank oohl
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
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ido l
16 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
ido l
16 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.
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
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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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