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“more than just pizza”
Review of Fratelli La Buffala - CLOSED

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Fratelli La Buffala
Cuisines: Italian
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Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
Description: Recently Opened New York City Branch Of International Italian Pizza Restaurant Chain
Reviewed 30 August 2013

We have eaten here a number of times and always been impressed. The men who make the pizzas come from Naples on rotation and clearly know their job. But everything else we have tried has been excellent too - salads, lasagna, eggplant, pasta - and, of course buffala mozzarella, in which they specialize. There are great selections of reasonably (by restaurant standards) priced Italian wines. The whole feel of this place is authentic, low-keyed, southern Italian. The music is low and appropriate. A great addition to Manhattan's UWS. I wish the tables were just a bit bigger.

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Thank john w
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5 - 9 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 12 November 2012

Was there during Sandy. The owner was a fantastic guy, warm and helpful, clearly loved in the neighborhood. He kept the place open, feeding us and keeping us warm throughout the storm, not gouging anyone and even apologizing when he ran out of some ingredients. The place was a true refuge from the storm, and my sincere thanks to the managers there. PS the food was also fantastic!

1  Thank trvlin_man
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Reviewed 20 October 2012 via mobile

I had the Corno di Buffala, and it was amazing. Good selection os wines at a reasonable price.
Tiramissu is great for the desert (and te guys also have a tiramissu drink).
I strongly recomend.

Thank FabioRosa
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Reviewed 4 October 2012

Great pizza. real Italian atmosphere. Also great salads. service may be slow at dinner, but great at lunch time

1  Thank adereth
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

This new pizzeria is a nice addition to the UWS. The pies are good and in the Neapolitan style. It is not outstanding. Definitely not a destination. If you are in the neighborhood and in the need of pizza it is not a bad choice but there are others that are better. Still all in all you won't regret a meal here. It does have a pleasant atmosphere.

Thank HowNiceDiver
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