When I'm around Bleecker Street I always go to 1849. There's no other place like it. They've got great burgers, sandwiches, salads and Tex-Mex and other things like pasta or macaroni and cheese, all of the things that I love. Plus, they have great chicken wings for 20 cents each most days of the week. And they always seem to have some beer or drink special too. But I don't always go for the food. It's the best place to watch a game on one of the big screen TV's or just to hang out on the couches with friends. The crowd's good too. Always fun but never rowdy. I just wish this place was closer to where I live.
Maybe next time I'll take someone else's suggestion and order from the taqueria instead of reserving a table because the service was reallly slow. Not to mention, I felt like we were packed in there like sardines. I could literally reach my arm across and grab the centerpiece off the table beside me which meant we were also totally engulfed in the loud conversation from the party beside us. The food was great, but it felt like a tease when I saw how small the helpings were. I could have literally eaten three of my meals to myself. I wouldn't recommend coming here if you're A. starving and B. in a rush.
I've been to Bottega Del Vino a handful of times and i have always had a superb experience. The food is very delicious and so is the wine. The desserts are to die for!!!!!! so when you are there make sure you leave some room. I recommend the tiramisu and the green apple creme brulee. Bottega has tiramsu that is just like they make in Italy. the service is great and so is the ambiance. Check out there gorgeous private party room/wine cellar down stairs on your way to the bathroom. Enjoy!!!!!!!!!