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Vincent's Restaurant

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119 Mott St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-4720
+1 212-226-8133
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11:30 - 01:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 01:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 03:30
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Midlothian
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old school Italian restaurant in Little Italy, food was awesome and the service was great! Loved people watching and looking at all the famous peoples pics that hang on the wall!

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Thank Kenneth S
Bogis-Bossey, Switzerland
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I've been coming to Vincent's for around 35 years since I was a kid, so it has a special place in my heart. To be clear, this is a pasta and seafood restaurant. If you come here looking for pizza, well you shouldn't. Regarding everything non-seafood, it's extremely average. No, the reason I've been coming here is for one thing:... More 

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Republic of Trinidad & Tobago
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Visited this joint while passing through 'Little Italy' in NYC on Dec 27th 2016. After being ignored, then hearing excuses as to how busy they were, and waiting 35 mins for our meal (vegetable pizza with onion, mushrooms and sweet peppers with side of steamed broccoli with roasted garlic), we had the most underwhelming and disappointing experience ever! The only... More 

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Thank c00lfire
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105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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.

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Thank Chris S
Miami Beach
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 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.

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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2016 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

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Thank Lisa T
New York City, New York
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106 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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 

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Artesia, New Mexico
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Ruwais
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 01:30
Monday
11:30 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 03:30
Saturday
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Chinatown
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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