Luzzo's in Long Island City

 Luzzo's in Long Island City

Luzzo's in Long Island City

Luzzo’s is for me one of the top Neapolitan places in New York, a place that I discovered few years ago on a pizza tour and where I went back few times. They opened quite few locations, the last one being in Long Island City, few steps from the subway.

We went there on a Saturday evening, early, and observed the place starting to fill up, in an area where there are not that many options. Food wise, they have a wide variety of dishes, from pasta to pizza. So we tried both! Here is what we had:

I started with a cocktail, the East to West, made with Bourbon, Amaro Montenegro, Angostura bitters, fresh orange juice and lime juice. Very refreshing, I liked to think that it was at least a serving of fruit…

 East to West cocktail at Luzzo's in Long Island City

East to West cocktail at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Jodi had a sparkling orange Italian soda or aranciata soda:

 Aranciata soda at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Aranciata soda at Luzzo's in Long Island City

The appetizer was the sfogliata di melanzane or eggplant parmigiana, a succulent dish with perfectly cooked eggplant, a delicious tomato sauce and tons of cheese.

 Sfogliata di melanzane at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Sfogliata di melanzane at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Next was the Tagliolini al tartuffo, a pasta dish made with mixed wild mushrooms, speck, truffle paté in a creamy sauce. A bit heavy for sure, rich, it was very good.

 Tagliolini al tartufo at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Tagliolini al tartufo at Luzzo's in Long Island City

 Tagliolini al tartufo at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Tagliolini al tartufo at Luzzo's in Long Island City

The pizza was the 4 cheese pizza or Quattro formaggi. I am not sure what cheeses were on it but I guess it was at least mozzarella, ricotta and gorgonzola. This was a fantastic pizza: the crust was puffed up on the outside and thin in the center, deliciously charred.

 Quattro formaggi pizza at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Quattro formaggi pizza at Luzzo's in Long Island City

 Quattro formaggi pizza at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Quattro formaggi pizza at Luzzo's in Long Island City

We finished the meal with their homemade tiramisu that was a good way to end a formidable meal.

 Tiramisu at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Tiramisu at Luzzo's in Long Island City

Luzzo’s never disappoints and I am glad to see that they are expanding. Their location in Long Island City is a great addition to Queens.

Enjoy (I did)!

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Luzzo’s - 42-60 Crescent St, Long Island City, NY 11101

 
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