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Forlini's Restaurant

93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
+1 212-349-6779
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“manicotti” (19 reviews)
“pasta” (61 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve tasted no better lasagne than the one I had tonight at Forlini’s. A really warm welcome awaits. It’s a few minutes’ walk from Canal St metro. Do try it!

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and super friendly staff. Everyone was very happy with the experience. The prices were very reasonable and the serving sizes were more than generous.

Thank Fall-1
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

An authentic, old-school, welcoming restaurant which is well worth a visit if you’re downtown. Loved the food, and would highly recommend it. I had the Chicken Marsala and Cheesecake. Delicious. I’ll return.

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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Many thanks to Joesph from the British family whose daughter refuses to eat Chinese on Christmas Eve with the rest of us and hoovered up your delicious take away pasta that she enjoyed back at the hotel. You were unbelievably kind and we were very...More

Thank Andy8436
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My husband and I travel to NYC each December to spend a few days before Christmas. We have a couple of favorite restaurants, one being an Italian restaurant north of Times Square. This year we decided to expand our options. My husband made reservations at...More

Thank TeresaW1818
Reviewed 18 December 2017

When you set very high expectations, it is hard to have them met. Our first visit here was great, atmosphere, food, staff, all wonderful. My wife ordered the very same thing again--not quite what she remembered. Maybe it was because it was a late lunch,...More

Thank rrader
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Trying to find an old school Italian restaurant to have a plate of manicotti and some baked clams while on a trip to NYC and went to Forlini's. Not since my mom's manicotti have I had something so good. My wife ordered the chicken parm...More

Thank BurbankBlvd
Reviewed 2 December 2017

40 years ago I first went to Forlini's and had my first saltimboca and remember it as the best thing I ever ate. Over the years, I always found it great but have'nt been there in more than a decade. We went on Saturday for...More

Thank realmainiac
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This place is great. The prices are very reasonable compared to the places on Mulberry st. PLUS, they have a full bar, not just wine. Felix makes a great martini. I have had the homemade pasta, broccoli Rabe and sausage, chicken parm., plus other things....More

Thank VinnieC1025
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant after reading in Time Out that this was one of the top 10 restaurants in Little Italy - they weren’t wrong! Friendly staff who were able to make great recommendations for food & wine. They also do wine by a half...More

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that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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28 November 2017|
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Response from BriannaSInNYC | Reviewed this property |
100% appropriate. Its a nice restaurant but 100% family friendly.
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16 July 2017|
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Response from RetiredPD2007 | Reviewed this property |
Found this by Googling: At Forlini’s, “Little Joe”—manager Joe Derek—gave me the story. They’d started offering gluten-free versions of their foods about one and a half years ago, and the move has proven very popular... More
ido l
16 July 2017|
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Response from Alan T | Reviewed this property |
As I recall there was an ability to get gluten free dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Baxter St, 93 Baxter St., 10013-4491, New York City, New York, New York City, NY 10013-4491
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-349-6779
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