If you enjoy salty food, indifferent waitstaff, and bumping elbows while eating in a dark, cramped space, then this is the place for you. The bread was stale, the pasta is mushy, and the meat was rubbery. The wine tasted like it came out of a $3 box, and costs $12.50 per glass. Only people who do not live in NYC and those who are not familiar with good Italian food like this place. Any rating you see for Italianissim... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag AbuseReview provided by: Citysearch
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My wife and I were walking aruond our neighborhood, looking for a casual, romantic place to have a nice meal. We looked at the reasonable priced menu on the street and decided to try it. It was wonderful. My wife thought I planned this romantic evening for her, and who am I to not take credit, though I finally admitted to her that we just got lucky when we stumbled into this little gem of a restaurant. The waiter m... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag AbuseReview provided by: Citysearch
My boyfriend and I were looking for a cute italian restaurant and stumbled into Italianissimo by chance because it looked charming from the outside. We were not disappointed. The service was excellent, the food delicious and the ambiance was perfect. It is a sliver of a place with exposed brick walls and perfect mood lighting. It was a wonderful; experience and I expect we will be going back frequently.Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag AbuseReview provided by: Citysearch
I feel compelled to write about this restaurant seeing as it was the venue for my first date with my boyfriend! I've lived on the UES for a number of years and never recognized this restaurant before but when escorted here on my first date I couldn't get over how cute and cozy it was. It's a tiny space which makes it all the more romantic. When we first sat down we were handed an extensive wine list which the wait... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag AbuseReview provided by: Citysearch