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Lento's

7003 Third Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11209 40.634871 -74.026343
at 70th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-745-9197 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
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Nearby Subway Stops

R at Bay Ridge Ave.

Prices

$6-$16

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Classic NY
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

80th St. to 60th St., Colonial Rd. to Sixth Ave.

Profile

This venue is closed.

Lento’s is all old Brooklyn, from its creaky wooden booths and dark barroom to its relaxed service and neighborhood feel. Opened in 1933, the restaurant still shapes its menu around most of the classic Italian-American dishes, but its deserved claim to fame is pizza: thin-crust, modestly sauced and well crafted. Almost cracker flat, Lento’s pies emerge taut and flavorful, painted with a sauce of plum tomatoes and a minimum of cheese, and such toppings as fresh mushrooms, artichoke hearts and grease-free hot sausage. For appetizers, cold seafood salad is refreshing and tart, and lightly charred eggplant with fresh mozzarella and roasted peppers is a lighter sibling of eggplant parm, and well able to whet the pre-pizza appetite.

Extra

A second Lento's is located in Staten Island.

Recommended Dishes

Cold seafood salad, $7.95; grilled eggplant with fresh mozzarella and roasted peppers, $6.95; pizza, $9-19

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