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Gina La Fornarina

279 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 595-6900
Cuisine: Italian
Price: $$$$

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  • Hours
    Monday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Friday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Sunday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Atmosphere Family / Children, Outdoor Dining, Romantic
  • Bar Full Bar, Micro Brews, Wines, Beer
  • Special Needs Child Menu, Organic Menu Items, Booster/High Chairs
  • Attire Casual
  • Parking Availability Street
  • Banquet Facilities 10 - 20 People
  • Reservation Information Suggested
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
  • Payment Methods Amex Cash Discover Mastercard Visa

Highlights

It all started with the love for Pizza and Art! Paola inherited the love for great pizza from her father Gino and named the restaurant in his honor; then combined it with one of her favorite paintings from Raphael's La Fornarina which means the bakers daughter! Father & Daughter used to go on culinary trips to Naples and Rome (the Eternal City is the style of Pizza in Gina: Thin and Crispy!) and eat pizza every day. Then Paolas American Dream became a reality: she finally got to New York , and during her first Job in the city, became great friends with a wonderful Pizzaiolo, Ciro, who invented the crispy and thin focaccia that everybody enjoys in Amaranth, and in many more versions, at Gina La Fornarina! Try our Focaccia Gina or Focaccia Brunch and you will understand how this type of Focaccia became an instant hit and an absolute new culinary obsession for Paola! Paola is also the designer of Gina la Fornarina, since her love for the arts, made her study architecture in Milan, Italy.

Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 592reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Wines are reasonable. Dec 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by We ordered the fish special, and it was delicious. The service and food was great. Dec 15, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by We loved the food at Gina La Fornarina. The service was also great. We were very unhappy to find out our gift card of $100 could not be used unless we spent $200 or more. We were forced to buy two bottles of wine that we were not planning to spend. Dec 14, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good food but tight quarters and noisy Dec 13, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by The atmosphere was very cozy and inviting, but the tables are very tightly put together. The server was available, but he never interacted by telling us about specials or offering suggestions. Dec 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great food and very friendly wait staff! Dec 7, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great SErvice Dec 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Food is delicious and service is pleasant. Nov 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by The quality of the dishes here is exceptional... they create miracles w/the ingredients used. And the dishes are imaginative... different f/other restaurants I've enjoyed. Nov 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by nice decor, friendly waitress, good service, excellent food(although portions on the small side for me)Hostess could have smiled alittle. Nov 25, 2014
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