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119 Mott St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-4720
+1 212-226-8133
11:30 - 01:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 01:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 03:30
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100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Vincent's was representative of everything Little Italy has become......boring, fake and a Tourist trap. The food was just Okay. The service was slow and spotty. The drinks was below average. expected a traditional italian meal but just wasnt. Very disappointed.

Thank Chris S
Miami Beach
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're expecting an elegant dining experience, don't come here and go to Da Gennaro. This is a casual restaurant with very solid southern Italian influenced New York fare. It's a good value, it's fine and fun, and you can't go wrong when you're on Mott St., Mulberry Street, or on Hester.

Thank JakeAdams72
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Meal was fine however when an incident occurred between 3 tables of customers the management did nothing to resolve the issue which caused a table of 8 to leave the restaurant before their meal. The instigator of the incident was not not approached to stop her abusive behaviour. Bad management

Thank Lisa T
New York City, New York
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88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We've eaten in quite a few places in Little Italy, most being overrated, like Vincent's. We ordered a Margherita pizza that was amazingly awful. True amateur hour quality. I can swear it was a frozen pizza from the supermarket! Our pizza was so pathetic, it rivals DiFara in Brooklyn (see my review) for the poorest excuse for a pizza ever... More 

Thank DiningWithWolfs
Artesia, New Mexico
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stopped here on a whim while visiting Little Italy. We ordered drinks and an appetizer. The service is definitely on the slow side, but they were all extremely nice, the drinks were cold and the margarita pizza we all shared was delicious. I would recommend as a pit stop when you're not in a hurry! It is slightly out... More 

Thank Nicole F
Alexandria, Virginia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I have been going to Vincent's since the mid 90s, on Long Island and in Little Italy. Always enjoyed their food, and it is still good. Little Italy continues to shrink as China Town is swallowing it up, and the crowds in the restaurants have declined (also noticed the major decline in yellow taxis vs, Uber) Service was slow (40... More 

Thank Ruwais
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Came here 10 years ago and it the little italy experience most are looking for. Today things have changed. The pizza was just sad, I pretty sure it was a frozen pizza and if not then it definitely could compete with a frozen pizza. The $9 glass of chianti was just acidic, and since I live in Toscana I am... More 

Thank Denis C
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152 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for the history. The good was ok, I had lamb meatballs which were huge and very filling. Pasta dishes and pizza others in our group got were ok but not great for the price. Service was ok.

Thank David H
North Massapequa, New York
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

After visiting other Vincent locations as a native NYer we decided to try the original....what a disappointment! The food was horrible ...the eggplant was burnt and a grilled chicken dish with fresh mozzarella came out with a w flattened overcooked chicken pieces with melted pizza cheese ...not fresh mozzarella . This was after waiting one hour , when we questioned... More 

Thank NurseKathy13
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

The pizza was not good and cold. The service was average. For me it was a real tourist trap. Stay away!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30
Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 03:30
11:30 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Mott St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-4720
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-226-8133

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

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Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle 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 many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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