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Falai Panetteria - Closed

79 Clinton St.
New York, NY 10002


  • Daily 8am-11pm
  • $$
  • Delivery, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Snack Food
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
This offshoot of the wonderful Falai is not as well organized, and it can take forever to put a real meal together, so its greatest virtue lies in snacking. Made with such proprietary loaves as the scary-sounding black cabbage bread, the sandwiches kick ass, but even better are the stand-alone vegetable dishes, like the leeks with crème fraîche (like a French gratin) and the miniature pastries--which also boast miniature prices. Among larger dishes, the veal meatballs are engaging, but watch out for the boar ragout over polenta chunks--it's more "a bore" than "a boar."

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