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Restaurant Name: UNCLE BACALA'S
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Address: 2370 Jericho Turnpike
Garden City Park, NY 11040
Phone Number: (516) 739-0505
Type of Food: Italian/Family Style
Price Range: Dinner: $13.00 to $28.00
Dress: Adult
Reservations: Suggested for Dinner
Description of Restaurant:

A cozy restaurant with a bar-lounge area. Outside patio dinning. Also great for family parties.

Service is attentive and lots of Italian comfort food served on regular platters or some available family style.

The Food

Some Dinner Entrees

Penne Gratin – with grana padano, gorgonzola and pancetta in a light cream sauce.

Bucatini Amatriciansa – bucatini with tomato, prosciutto, red pepper flakes and basil.

Whole Wheat Linguini di Pesce – shrimp, scallops, clams, cherry tomatoes, garlic and olive oil.

Cod alla Siciliana – Chatham cod broiled with olive oil, garlic, parsley, bread crumbs with a chopped tomato, caper and olive sauce.

“Brazino” – striped bass with asparagus, herbed potatoes and olive oil.

Brasato al Barolo – braised beef short ribs with creamy polenta, mushrooms and onions.

“Porco” – double port chop with mushrooms and white truffle/vegetable risotto.


All the usual suspects.

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