193 Frost St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Best Of


  • Sun, Tue-Sat 12pm-10:30pm
  • $
  • Delivery, Family Style, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
This obscure Williamsburg old-timer, one of Brooklyn's great repositories of Italian-American cuisine, is even better than we remembered it. The baked clams are superb, eight of varying size heaped with seasoned breadcrumbs laked in heavenly cooking juices, but the eggplant rollatini ("stuffed eggplant" on the menu) is every bit as good, oozing the most perfect ricotta you've ever tasted. Entrée-wise, go for the Sicilian chicken or the veal, house-style, which melts mozzarella over four patties in a zesty, lemon-laced sauce. Pastas are profuse and delicious. The bunker-like premises are straight out of the Joe McCarthy 1950s.

Related Stories (2)

  • Spring Guide: Slurp Through the Recession
    Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 4 a.m. by Robert Sietsema

    We've always depended on noodles for a cheap, fast meal, and with the economy on the skids, we've never needed them as much as we need them now. Luckily, there are more types to choose from in New York than ever before. The recent f...

  • Brrrrrrrr!
    Tuesday, November 28, 2000 at 3 a.m. by Robert Sietsema

    Brooklyn has over a dozen eateries that reflect immigration from Naples and the surrounding region of Campania a century ago. Their scarlet cooking has long since been assimilated into the American mainstream, establishing pizza, la...


View All

More Italian Restaurants in Brooklyn

  • Convivium Osteria
    Best Of

    Park Slope has slowly grown into one of the key food destinations in Brooklyn, and Convivium Oste...

  • Saul Bolton, a trailblazer for serious cooking in Brooklyn, brings high quality neighborhood dini...

  • That a non-hipster restaurant can open in Williamsburg is a shock. This nonconformist, decorated ...

View All

More Italian Restaurants in New York


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >