Brooklyn >Food & Dining > Tommaso Restaurant
1464 86TH St, Brooklyn, NY | Directions 1122840.611658 -74.010200
Mon-Sat, noon-midnight; Sun, noon-10pm
Neighborhoods: Bath Beach
Wonderful - Italy in America!! Our Favorite Restaurant – We have been eating here for many years. We now live in Arizona and make it a priority to eat here whenever we are in town. We had a birthday party here recently and every one of our guests raved. They have all gone back on their own. They are all now steady customers. The food, ambiance, service and the owner's singing are wonderful. The long trip is worth it for the fabulous food. Ask for the owner's suggestions for both food and wine. Wine is excellent in both price and taste.
Possibly the worst place i've eaten in a long time – SO we drove into Brooklyn to this restaurtant as we had been here about 7 yrs ago and thot it was great. We talked about going back but never got there til one I said lets GO. SO off we went and it was HORRIBLE. The owner/manager was a dirty looking and not a happy guy to be seating people. We got put into the back room and no one wlse was there, it was cold,drafty and dirty. We asked to be moved to sit where there were other dinners, so he places us across from the bathroom, I said that was not accpetable, he said we could wait til someone got up or we could leave. There were other seats in the house. We decided to play this out. We waited and finally got seated. We thought the food was awful, the place lost its ambienance and the recored music wasn't even Italian.
It was just a has been feel and pretty depressing with not memorable food. We didn;t stay for dessert. It was sad we had always thought to go back to this once upon a time nice place.
Oh well, we'll keep looking for new places.
Transport yourself to the romance of the old country – From the moment we were seated in the back room, we were taken to another place, far away from the world outside and the politics of today. Romantic arias to set the mood as well as a rustic room lined with bottles of wine to entice your palette. Tagliatelle with an onion reduction meat sauce as the first plate (which I highly recommend), stuffed veal chop so flavorful, osso buco braised just right, and tiramisu with ladyfingers moist with liquor paired with a glass of moscato to finish off a memorable meal. Service was impecable. We are looking forward to our next visit..
service was bad and food was very little – The customer service was bad and the food was not plentyfull and they gave us a long waiting for a small plate and of course they're prices are very expense.. after that me and my family went home and had food for dinner.....
Treasure Trove Of Vino.....Food Better Than Ever – I have been going here for 15 years and the food has never been better, stick to the specials of the day and ask for the some recomandations.....as for the people whom posted about the salad, I never had it, as for the person that had no sides with the steak, they must have made a mistake, everytime I go its come's with awesome potatoes......
really good – I grew up in this neighborhood and patronized it with my family. Tried the homemade lasagna for a goof and was pleasantly surprised. Stuffed veal chop awesome as well. Have taken customers there specifically for the extensive wine selection and no one has ever been disappointed. Wait is sometimes long but I appreciate the color of the staff and the opera singer owner.
Did not live up to it's reputation! – Heard endless praises of this place from Italian locals. Our car was valet parked & our coats checked, we were seated in the BACK of the restaurant. Our waiter took his time taking our drink orders ('97 Italian red was good). He dropped off a bread basket which we devoured because they took so long bringing the menu. The salad I ordered was nothing special, mushrooms from a can (ew), very bland and served in ugly bowls - no worth $9. I asked for balsamic vinegar, it was acidic and cheap. For dinner I order linguine w/ red clam sauce, the pasta was perfect and the sauce was flavorful but the clams tasted funny so I ate around them. My boyfriend ordered pasta fagioli and loved it. We didn't stay for dessert. The valet guy couldn't be bothered going out in the cold so he just pointed to our car.
Horror story – This had to be the worst dining experience I ever had. We had to wait for almost an hour to be seated. My father's entree was served ten minutes after everyone received their meals and we always had to wait a long time for our drinks. In fact, we never received the last round of drinks we ordered. Our steaks were served plain without any vegeatbles. Who ever heard of steaks served without something on the side? When we complained to the waiter, he brought us burned french fries. The service was lousy and the management was extremely arrogant. Also, the seating was very crammed. Definitely don;t go here with a large party. You'd get a better meal at White Castle.
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