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Lingua

111 First Ave., New York, NY 10003 40.726948 -73.98612
nr. E. 7th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
646-429-9243 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Price Range: $$

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Nearby Subway Stops

L at First Ave.; F, G at 15th St.-Prospect Park

Prices

$7-$18

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Notable Wine List

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

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Profile

This venue is closed.

Chef-owner Pierluigi Sacchetti had been involved in the now-shuttered La Cantina Toscana and Cipolla Rossa, and in this new venture he's offering "Tuscan-oriented" Italian small plates categorized by ingredient and price. The menu leans meaty: under cold cuts (three for $9, five for $15) there's house-signature thinly sliced lingua (tongue); offal includes options of twice-cooked veal cheeks or oil-poached wild boar belly (small plates, $10; large plates, $15); and a "food truck" section ($7/$12) advertises tripe on a bun or wild-boar meatballs. Don't worry, there's also plenty for pesca- and vegetarians.  The space has lost the Toulouse-Lautrec artwork of the former inhabitant and gained bright-blue walls, colorful banquette upholstery, and the playful concept of a "wine bookshelf."

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