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Pesce Pasta

  • Cuisine: Italian
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  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering


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The various Pesce Pasta trattoria are quiet, reliable spots for their namesake seafood and pasta dishes. At first glance, the cozy dining room feels generic: butcher-paper-covered tables, framed maps, and landscapes of Italy, with specials written in marker on gilded mirrors. But an exposed-brick wall, low lighting, and the dark hardwood floor make for a warm, settled atmosphere that’s a notch above the noisy kitsch of dime-a-dozen Little Italy and theater-district clones. On the plate, Pesce Pasta delivers—the poached rings of calamari and plump steamed shrimp are ocean-fresh, and the Maine lobsters and daily fish specials satisfy. Not to be overlooked are the land-bound dishes; marble-size gnocchi are tender and dense, and hefty chicken parmigiana comes in a flattened portion as round and huge as a clock face, the meat still tender under a subtle layer of breading.