204 Grand St., Brooklyn, NY, 11211
nr. Bedford Ave.
By HoniDijon on 8/13/2010
Thought we would never find the same amazing flavors and fresh pasta outside of Italy, but this place is quite possibly one of the best Italian spots we've found in the city! Aside from the homemade crusty bread and pizza, the fresh homemade pasta is worth the trip out to Williamsburg. We ate the grilled octopus salad special, quattro stagioni pizza, farafelle eggplant special, and linguine with seafood (specially made to be prego safe). Everything tasted like it came from our grandmother's kitchen (if we had an Italian grandmother)...and although we walked out completely stuffed, the food did not sit heavy in our stomachs since everything was cooked without too much salt or heavy oil. We'll definitely be back - and next time, we'll have to save room for their amazing homemade desserts! We recommend the garden seating area, but the restaurant area is also very nice - the ambiance is perfect.
By foodiefoodie on 8/8/2009
excellent wood fired pizzas, good daily specials. i like the back garden, which is a real draw during the summer. the owners are super friendly and accommodating, as this place does get busy.
By BKNY on 1/11/2009
Gourmet pizzas and calzones are great, haven't really tried anything else. Thin crust, crispy, great taste, and just the right size. Overall, it's a pretty good place to go.
By corallo on 2/21/2008
Williamsburg like other neighborhood is filling up with Italian restaurants. Baci abbracci steps up from their competitors. The two brothers owners seem to dedicate long hours preparing their own daily bread, mozzarella, cookies (which they usually give for free when available). Everything taste so fresh in this local, casual and warm restaurant. I have been there at least once a week for the past six months. They always surprise with daily specials. They know about their wine and the wine list get bigger and bigger. I feel lucky to have such a great place few blocks away from my house.
By girardasse on 12/11/2007
The pizzas are excellent: thin crust and top ingredients. The service is OK, nothing spectacular. Has a garden in the back.
By Kimber on 6/18/2007
The first two times we ate here everything was excellent. The service was friendly and efficient; the food was tasty and flavorful... Tonight however the service was horrible. We ordered drinks that never came (the appetizers arrived before someone came over to tell us that they couldn't make our drinks). My boyfriend and I both work in the restaurant industry so we understand having an off night to a certain extent. But when our entrees didn't arrive (and the other server came over to question where our food was) we figured the waitress forgot to fire them. I think it was her first night because she clearly didn't know what she was doing. When the food finally arrived (after two separate people came over to ask us what we ordered) it was really bland. I had a gnocchi dish that I had eaten before and it didn't taste the same. My boyfriend's ravioli while a lot better than my entree was still pretty mediocre.