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Forest Avenue, New York City, NY 10314
+1 212-242-4959
08:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Showing 33: English reviews
Staten Island, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Would not recommend this place! The food was merely acceptable, however other concerns existed. I was over charged, under served and lied to by the manager Peter to my face. My original reservation for a bridal shower brunch was for 18 people. I called Peter 2 days prior to the party and changed the number of guests to 15. Upon... More 

Thank Len D
Vienna, Austria
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015

This Restaurant could also be in Catania or Neapel.among the best sweeties i ever got.in New York ,for me,the best.better than all the famos Locations which are a "Must" in NY. i am not a Fan of the bakeries in NY,but Bruno is nearly Perfect. Worth a visit,if you like the typical italian taste.c

Thank wilhelm k
New York City, New York
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193 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

Everything is absolutely great about this place. Starting with the convenient parking lot in the back, which made it much easier in a cold winter day. The staff is super friendly, accommodating, welcoming and and often asks if there is anything that you need. The brunch is sumptuous to say the least. It includes a tray of delicious bakery items... More 

Thank leffertslady
Woodbridge, Canada
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

We go here every single time we are in NYC (which is about every 4 to 6 weeks) ... we always have the cannoli which are amazing ... and trust me we have tried cannoli all over the world ... they are even better than the ones we had right in Italy ... it's a great place for breakfast or... More 

Thank FortVince R
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Food and service were excellent. our only complaint was the noise level which usually is not an issue but both of my parents wear hearing aids and were therefore not able to converse with us through the meal. otherwise it was excellent

Thank Ally C
New York, New York, United States
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

We visited Pasticceria Bruno last evening for dinner. It was, indeed, a fantastic dining experience. Our server, Adam, could not have been more pleasant! He was very familiar with the wine list, as well as the menu. We each chose a pasta special with two types of clams and crab meat. It was delicious and, of course, we had some... More 

Thank Neal C
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2014

We went to Cake Boss café and were disappointed...and tehn came here and were happy again- Tried the cannoli, lobster tail, mille feuilles and a cupcake-they were all excellent- Large sizes, nice and fresh and decent prices. There was no wait to be served and staff were very friendly. Thank you so much, and we will definitely be back next... More 

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Randolph, Vermont
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277 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2013

This is a cute little place with some outdoor seating that looks like it could be a real find. A banner declares that their cannolis won the Bobby Flay Throw-Down, but with so many shows on the Food Channel most everyone has won something these days. The cannoli was, in fact, delicious. The other pastries, however, looked great, but lacked... More 

Thank StepMorris1
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

We were in desperate need of some tea and cake and some shelter from the rain when we stopped off here. Our expectations weren't particularly high - we just needed sustenance! We each ordered a cheesecake to go with our tea which was pretty good but arrived a good 5mins before our drinks. Having been asked what tea we wanted... More 

Thank kentishdorit
Lakeland, Florida
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174 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2013

The cannolis here are famous for a reason. They are perfectly sweet (but not too sweet) and the ricotta really stands out. The pastry is flaky and melts in your mouth when you bite. They have an incredible array of pastry options to choose from, so there is something for everyone from every culture (they had French, Italian, and American... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Breakfast, After-hours
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forest Avenue, New York City, NY 10314
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-242-4959

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