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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.

56% would go back.

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Best Italian I have ever tried

By dikrann on 12/30/2008

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

The excellent food, with exquisite presentation and incredible service that is never overbearing puts a smile on your face. My wife and I recently tried Scarpetta and Convivio, and none of them left an indelibile impression on us. Fiamma on the other hand made us both rush to our computers to write extremely well deserved reviews.

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93 out of 197 people found this review helpful.

Four star meal for a three star price

By eatoutoften on 7/22/2008

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

Fiamma was recommended to me and my wife by one of my collegues. He frequents there often since Mr Trabocchi took over back in August. I have to say it was beyond my expectations on every level. From the staff at the door, who were warm and accomodating, to our great waiter, who eased us into the pre fix menu (you can choose from both sides of the menu and mix and match your courses as you please). The sommelier introduced us to an inexpensive Barbaresco ($95, I didn't even know they could be this price point). And then the food arrived!! We were speechless thoughout our entire 2.5 hour meal! All dishes had a harmmony of their own, melt in your mouth and left you asking for more. I can't say enough about this well kept secret in SoHo.

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90 out of 223 people found this review helpful.

they made my special evening perfect!

By KathrynG on 7/17/2008

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

I was given the task of planning a birthday dinner for my very difficult father-in-law. While doing research I came across Fiamma as something we all might enjoy. And what a great decision! From the point when I actually made the reservation onward Fiamma did a wonderful job of making sure the night went off without a hitch! We were greeted with a warm “Happy Birthday!” by the hostess, then seated at a large, round table for 6. We all decided order the 5 course menu with the wine pairings, which, as the previous review reported, were perfectly matched to compliment each dish. Our server let me switch the pasta dish (a flavorful tagliolini with sausage, mushrooms, and black truffles -I stole a taste from my husband’s plate) for the chef’s signature lasagna. The sommelier was quick to come up with a new wine pairing for the dish as well. The staff did bring out my father-in-law’s dessert with a candle, and really made an effort to make him feel special and the occasion acknowledged all night. He’s not easily pleased or impressed, but he left the restaurant glowing that night.

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93 out of 189 people found this review helpful.

Really Fantastic

By BigWillie on 5/24/2008

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

I had been to Fiamma numerous times when Micheal White was at the helm and really liked it, I've been holding out trying the new incarnation due to mixed reviews. Now that I've been twice put me in the Holy Crap, These Guys Rock Camp! The 1st time I went was a business dinner and for sake of ease opted for the 5 course menu with wine pairings (which were spot on to my novice palate). The 2nd time was with my wife and her sister, they went with 3 course and I again had the 5 course menu (it was completely different than last time.) Our waiter said that they change the menu every day and it was pretty cool that we that we didnÂ’t need to have the tasting menu for the whole table. From the hostess downstairs to the guy in the suit that chatted with us and remembered me from last time, service is tip top. Not ridged and quick with a smile. Get the carpacchio and lasagna, it ainÂ’t like what mama used to make.

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90 out of 182 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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252 out of 530 people found this review helpful.

One of the best places

By ejk2008 on 11/12/2007

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 7
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I've been a big fan of Fabio Trabocchi. Been to Maestro several times. When he left I was really sad. Fortunately, I go to NYC a lot, and went to Fiamma last weekend. The menu is very similar to Maestro, and happy to report that the food quality is still good as ever. I wish there were more freebies, like in Maestro, and the wait between courses is still pretty long. The five course meal is a better value. My favorite dish was the roasted Ossabow suckling pig.

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258 out of 502 people found this review helpful.

Intimidating, but tasty

By rawpixels on 10/30/2007

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

I went here with my girlfriend, and we were the first ones there. Since, no other customers were around, about 10 of the staff was basically standing around with their eyes on us. The service was very attentive, but knowing so many people were watching you was intimidating and uncomfortable. Aside from that, I have to say the food was delicious, although the portions were small and expensive. If I ever go back, I will make sure to go at a time when more customers are there.

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242 out of 472 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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364 out of 738 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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284 out of 606 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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268 out of 544 people found this review helpful.

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