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Trattoria L'incontro

2176 31st St, Astoria, NY 11105-2602
+1 718-721-3532
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (43 reviews)
“veal chop” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2176 31st St, Astoria, NY 11105-2602
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant. We always have our Christmas party there with our friends and co-workers. Great place to go.

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great service, food and drinks. We have ordered the chicken parm, fish, and meatballs. Everything is always cooked to perfection..

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found Trattoria L'incontro online as I was looking for a nice restaurant to hold a lunch for family and friends coming together from 3 foreign countries and several states, to celebrate my son's graduation from St. John's University. As you can imagine trying to...More

Thank Maluza86
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Those compliments mean a lot -- especially coming from the spouse of an Italian who lives in Italy! We're all about authenticity, and we're thrilled you appreciate that -- hope you'll make it back our way again. Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 16 May 2018

I can't believe people fall for the pretentious nonsense at this overpriced joke of a restaurant. Almost everything is served swimming in butter; the waiters speak to the kitchen on headsets -- as if the food would be better that way; and the prices are...More

Thank jazzafcionado
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This is truly disheartening. We serve plenty of dishes that do not use butter, and as far has headset goes. We do not use headset I think you are reviewing the the wrong restaurant Best, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent restaurant. The place, the service, the staff, the dishes- all great. The manager Vinny goes out of his way to make you feel comfortable and enjoy your dining experience. Chef Rocco can be seen walking around greeting his guests. We enjoy visiting this restaurant...More

Thank CoachRino
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You're the excellent one! It's our pleasure to go above and beyond to make you feel right at home here. I love getting the chance to speak with you guys when you stop in, and I hope we'll get to welcome you back soon. -Chef...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

We were a party of six enjoying a night out with friends. We were seated very close to our reservation and ordered a bottle of red and white wine. My wife and I shared the pasta special, black ink linguini with lobster and truffles in...More

Thank YankeeJeff
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Jeff, it's wonderful to hear you were blown away by the linguine. If the scampi could have been a bit more flavorful for you, though, I apologize. You compliments are much appreciated, and we look forward to welcoming you back again for a 5-star experience!...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Want to Enjoy a wonderful Dinner? Want to Impress a date? This is the place. There is a set menu --- but ignore it. The fun is listening to your waiter rattle off all the specials available (the challenge is to remember them all!). Too...More

1  Thank Bill S
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

It means a lot that you'd recommend us, Bill! I'm pleased you love what we do -- particularly our specials and our fig salad. Thanks for the compliments, and we can't wait to see you and your wife again. Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite Italian places to eat. It is always fresh and feels homemade. Just like grandma used to make. I love the vibe. It is laid back, friendly, and the speed of your meal is at a pretty fast pace for such great...More

Thank KiraSupernova
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Saying our food is just like grandma's is a huge compliment, and I'm thrilled to hear it. Thank you! I can't wait to welcome you back for your favorite creamy, Alfredo pasta dish. Until then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 10 April 2018

This Astoria gem can stand up against any in NYC. If the menu doesn't please you there are no exaggeration at least a dozen daily specials that are superb. The classics are on the menu as well as some spectacular special dishes. I had stuffed...More

Thank nyladeblu
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thanks so much for the high praise! We're thrilled you loved everything -- especially the cheesecake. It's our pleasure to transport to Italy, and we can't wait to do it again. Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Restaurant it’s-simply amazing place to be. Chef and Stuff it’s friendly and professional. But food , food it’s excellent.

Thank Toma A
Rocco S, Owner at Trattoria L'incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

We're pleased you love being here, Toma, because we love having you. It's great to hear you've been impressed with both the food and the service -- can't wait to see you again soon! Till then, Chef Rocco Sacramone

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21 February 2018|
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Response from Jose M R | Reviewed this property |
There is only street parking, one hour only meters. They offer valet parking.
18 December 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2176 31st St, Astoria, NY 11105-2602
    (Ditmars Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-721-3532
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Zagat 2013 and Michelin Guide Recommended. Our cuisine is a combination of traditional classics and state-of-the-art fare. All of the dishes are prepared with an emphasis on using only the freshest ingredients, keeping the integrity of traditional dishes while incorporating a new style, with the focus on taste.
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