If you like mirelit pizza, it is your place! We had to send our NOT italian pizza back. 2 points for the chicken in Caesar's salad.
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I have to say one thing about Grotta Azzurra, I have been coming here for years since I was a kid and the food and service have gone way down, even in the last few years. No one on staff is even Italian and everyone...More
This isn't the most attractive restaurant when viewed from the street but in my experience it delivers what you need. It offers excellent happy hour discounts in the early evening. We also took breakfast here which was fine(see photos). Good value for money.
When my brother visits from upstate we always try to take him into New York City. Since we have always loved the food here we have been back quite a few times with him and his wife. They offer a great deal on a two...More
One of the best meals I have eaten out, with excellent service, large portions and a very reasonable price! Would recommend going during happy hour (before 7pm I believe?). We had the pasta starter, carbonara and marinara, both of which were delicious and filling. Followed...More
We arrived in Little Italy around lunch time and there are so many restaurants to choice from and we wanted Italian restaurant with Italian waiters.and stop.at the Grotta. We.ordred fried clamary and each had main course with seafood which was very tasty and we had...More
We were expecting much better for a restaurant right at a prime corner in Little Italy. The margarita pizza is disappointing (I think it's a store bought crust), could have made a better one myself! Bruschetta and garlic bread were the usual. We were not...More
We had pizzas here and those were way below average quality. Clearly not self made base. And they put automatic 20% tip top everyone (which is told in menu so not real surprise). Starters we took (garlic bread and bruchetta) were good, but pizzas were...More
We arrive early for dinner since we had later plans. It was the first restaurant going into Little Italy. While we did not walk the rest of the street until after we made an excellent choice. The shrimp and pasta had large shrimp perfectly cooked....More
As we stayed very near little Italy and as we often go to Italy, we were tempted to try the Italian cuisine in little Italy. We went to Grotta Azzura. Nobody spoke Italian, the waiter of Asian origine spoke something that resembled English and wasn't...More