Locanda Vini e Olii

Locanda Vini e Olii

129 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 622-9202 serving: Clinton Hill
open:Sunday - Thursday 5:30-10:30, Friday - Saturday 5:30-11:15

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
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The Low Down


What to Drink: The wine list is all Italian and primarily Tuscan. Order either by the glass or bottle ($28-$100).

Know Before You Go: The owners host wine-tasting dinners and opera-themed tastings, so call ahead for a schedule of events.

The Extras: If you come with a party of four or more, the restaurant can design a tasting menu to suit your group's needs ($35-$45 per person).

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

This old drugstore turned Italian eatery finds Catherine de Zagon Louy and her husband, Francois, serving Tuscan fare from an open kitchen. Wine bottles from small vineyards line the pharmacy's shelves. With the selection of olives…
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Offensive-I would give it zero stars
By Allisonanywhere at Citysearch

I just had the worst customer service experience of my life at Vini & Olii. I ordered zucchini ravioli ($16) for dinner with a glass of wine ($10)... Read More

By liz h at Insider Pages

Locanda has a speakeasy like quality. Fine northern Italian restaurant in created in what was an old pharmacy. Food is cooked behind the pharmacist... Read More

Overpriced and Average
By stinav at Citysearch

Highway robbery! I went with friends after reading good reviews, and was disappointed. The carpacio was bland and the portions small. The chestn... Read More

not worth the train ride
By sixftcutie at Citysearch

I LOVE Italian food so I make it a point to try and visit new places to add to my arsenal of good eats. This place was totally not worth the train ... Read More

utterly unmemorable. overpriced for both portion and quality
By dassmarschett at Citysearch

After hearing some friends raving about this restaurant, my friend and I decided to give it a try. It was a definite disappoinment. First, on first... Read More