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140 W. 13th St., New York, NY, 10011
nr. Sixth Ave.
The worst meal I've had in years!
By lslaiman on 6/18/2004
Gonzo is rip off! The entrees priced $22-$28 come with no sides. You have to order your sides separately and they start at $7. They offer balsamic vinegar drizzled over your food but it costs $4! For those prices you could eat a Il Mulino. We ordered the grilled onion salad for $11, it was just 7 pieces of grilled onion stacked on the plate with 2 thinly sliced pieces of cheese. The pizza and pasta were nothing special and certainly not worth $15 and $18 respectively. The decor is boring and dreary. The service and kitchen were slow. Clearly, they just want to make as much money as they can off their guests. It's a wonder how they think no one will pick up on their expensive gimmicks. The experience was simply awful. I would have rather given a homeless person $65 and been hungry all night.
O.K., let's talk pizza
By spinario on 8/18/2004
It's depressing to read the reviewers' opinions on Gonzo's pizza. I love it: the crust is fabulously crisp and flavorful, the toppings perfectly harmonious. But that's not the point. Take note: there is more than one way to make great pizza. Between the real Pizzeria Uno (not the dreadful franchises) in Chicago, which is deep and meaty, and the Gonzo variety, which is a perfect hors d'oeuvre, there is room for a great deal of variety. If you can't love both, you don't count (in my book, anyway) as a real pizza lover. Not to mention that there are marvelous things at Gonzo besides pizza. For instance: great mac and cheese, astonishing calves' liver, glorious crisp chicken. Debit side: the noise. There should be a category for decibel level; if there were, Gonzo would rank woefully high.
By CMH246 on 6/29/2009
Gonzo is my Uncle, Aunt, Great Uncle, and Great Aunts resturant! They were great people! The only personm left in the family is Donna. (My Aunt Donna.) She is trying her hardest to keep the place running. Her brother Vincent was the head chef and manager. So she has to run the place and she is just trying so hard for it not to out of buiseness!
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