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696 Madison Ave., New York, NY, 10021
nr. 62nd St.

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Food: 5
Service: 5
Décor: 6
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Rip-off pricing!!!

By matchman on 6/5/2007

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

It is 4:30 on a hot Saturday afternoon and the street side tables at Nello's look inviting and a terrific place for a glass of Prosecco. The Prosecco was average but nicely chilled and the waiter suggested a plate of nibbles. We were dining later so he suggested something light, a few slices of prosciuto and some cheese. It was of reasonable quality and the bread basket was good. The bill was outrageous...a few slices of prosciuto, 2 ounce-sized portions of parmegian and a couple of small balls of mozzarello was $68.00...the $25.00 per glass charge for prosecco and $14.00 for a mid-sized bottle of flat water seemed a bargain in comparison. We had a full meal at Union Square Cafe later that evening for almost the same price. The place is a rip-off.

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