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Fiamma

206 Spring St., New York, NY, 10012
nr. Sullivan St.
212-653-0100

Avg. Rating

7
Food: 7
Service: 7
Décor: 8
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

58% would go back.

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Skip this place!

By Katie10023 on 9/24/2007

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Food: 2
  • Service: 4
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

There are better resturants to go to and spend money at, do not bother going here. After being seated my group had to wake 20 minutes before even getting menus, including a wine list. After ordering our drinks, we finally got them after being there for over 30 minutes. I got a drink that is called Citrus, it tasted like a bubble bath, awful. It was so bad, that my friend could not even drink hers. Our food came and it was just okay, portions are small and prices very large. Nothing even looked appealing on the dessert menu! Overall, this place was not worth it!! Babbo is much better and costs around the same!!

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330 out of 615 people found this review helpful.

Don't bother - go to Sapore down the road!

By ReillyC on 5/9/2007

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Food: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: (NA)
  • No, I would not go back!

We arrived and were told to "wait until our hostess is ready for you" by a rude unfriendly greeter. A man wandered down the stairs showed us to a table and walked away. He did not give us a menu or offer us a drink, a waiter came to clear the table next to us without acknowledging our existence so after several minutes we left. On the way out the greeter didn't even ask why we had changed our minds!!! There are fab restaurants in the area where you can walk in - Sapore a couple of doors along is welcoming with great food. We are from London and had chosen this restaurant from lots of others - presumably top American reviewers get treated better than normal diners!

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258 out of 627 people found this review helpful.

very disappointing/go to Babbo instead

By Teddy on 5/13/2005

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

Service was terrible, we competed all night with a larger table of eight, for the waitress's attention,which we rarely got. Waited twenty minutes to get wine in an empty restaurant. Also given a table near the servers entrance, even though we walked into an empty restaurant with a reservation. The wine server for the table across the restaurant was wedged in next to our chair.Pasta was okay but portion was quite small.Halibut was badly overcooked and veal chop arrived sliced(why sliced??) and tasted like vinegar. Despite numerous previous visits we would never go back. Too many other really good Italian restaurants to choose from. Try Babbo where you always get a great meal. Or if you want to spend less Otto, Da Umbertos, or Lupa where you will have delicous food.

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359 out of 809 people found this review helpful.

feel like in italy

By brevelay on 1/27/2005

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

this italian restaurant provides good food,good service,it's a great place to go at any time.

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368 out of 752 people found this review helpful.

Inventive Italian, Not

By adam on 2/19/2004

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 7
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

I guess I have a problem paying a lot of money for small portions of fancy Italian food. The decor is too pretty and prepared my for an experience the food could not deliver. Compared to their other restaurants, this one won't get my repeat business

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324 out of 670 people found this review helpful.

Intimate & Cozy

By delectabledible03 on 4/24/2003

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Very "upscale" with low intimate lighting, impeccable service,moderately expensive prices, creative creations and a great wine list to boot. Great "date" place.

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302 out of 639 people found this review helpful.

Don't believe the hype

By Baratti on 3/10/2003

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Food: 2
  • Service: 2
  • Décor: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

Good marketing and a nice remodel do not compensate for tired Italian American fare. Pasta dishes were bland at best while other menu items were forgetable. Worst of all, our meal started out with a terrible amuse buche that resembled black roughly chopped humnus but tasted of cardboard. While the food was hardly terrible, prices imply fine dining. Staff is stiff and formal and awkwardly attends to a room of overdressed bridge and tunnel folks.

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287 out of 576 people found this review helpful.

Best service in the city

By crs5380 on 3/3/2003

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Beautiful restaurant, cozy, warm atmosphere upstairs. The service was fantastic and the food delicious. Overall, a great restaurant and the desserts were amazing.

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282 out of 582 people found this review helpful.

The best newcomer!

By ssherry on 2/26/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

everything was wonderful here. Not a typical Steve Hanson restaurant, didnt feel so commercialized, but very fine indeed.

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