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Il Passatore

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14 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
+1 718-963-3100
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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NYC
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013

I have been to Il Passatore many times since they opened. I actually think they get better and better- the food is very good with special unique favors- especially nice on a cold night or in the summer for dinner in their backyard. I would highly recommend any of the pasta and appetizers especially the brussel sprouts, tortellini and ragu.... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

We took family here at friend's recommendation - very glad we went. This is a small restaurant with a cozy family atmosphere. We sat out back on the patio. There were 5 of us and we ordered a lot of different appetizers to share. Everything was fresh and flavorful. The pasta dishes were cooked perfectly and everyone left smiling and... More 

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Denton, Texas
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2013

We had pretty good service here. They take reservations and stick to them (we got there about 20 minutes early and weren't seated until our reservation time). We ate dinner outside, which was a lively Italian-lighted atmosphere. It's pretty casual as far as attire goes. When we were inside, I felt like the lights were almost turned completely down, and... More 

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nashua, nh
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013 via mobile

Amazingly, got in with no wait at 9:30 on a Saturday evening without a reservation. Ate in the patio area out back, very nice atmosphere. Our party of five shared two bottles of wine, app's, and five entrees for under $150. The pasta dishes were fresh and perfectly al dente, sauces were very good - all in all, a terrific... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

I've had italian food at over NYC and travelled abroad to Italy for culiany experience. I would rank them 4 out of 5 for sure for its food, price and atmosphere. First of all, this is located in East Willimaburg, out of nowhere but great location to look for parking. I normally dont come to this part of the town... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

I loved this little restaurant. It was classic Northern Italian food for cheap. But the chef apparently left and the food has changed. The service was still good. But the cavatelli and gnocchi were disappointing. Wine is still good. I hope their food gets better.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

We have eaten at Il Passatore numerous times and never been disappointed. It's a small place that gets quite crowded on Friday and Saturday nights, but in the summer seating expands to the courtyard behind the restaurant - not fancy by any means but more than adequate. The food here is wonderful - pastas are homemade and the dishes are... More 

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Brooklyn,N.Y.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

My son and I wanted to go out tonight for dinner but it seems lately I'm not crazy about the food In the restaurants I've been to. We decided to go back to Il Passatore where I knew I would love the Tortellini with Squash and Truffles. It wasn't as loud as the last time, which was nice. The staff... More 

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Thank SteelyJan
Brooklyn, New York
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49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012

The staff is friendly. Reservations are suggested. The food is worth the wait. The cuisine is Northern Italian which means not to much sauce/gravy. Their pastas are made just right and the flavors make up for the no sauce. The house Sangiovese is delicious. They have a backyard that reminds me of my Nonna's yard.

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Thank Anahid A
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

My Northern Italian friend only eats at a few Italian restaurants in the city, because the rest are mostly American Italian. This is one place that he loves because it is authentic. Everything is fresh and delicious. I believe they make their own pasta too. Our waiter was straight from Italy too! We ate out in the garden, which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-963-3100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?