Italian food draws its inspiration from the country's Mediterranean landscape, harvesting flavors from fresh herbs, blossoming fettuccini vines, and savory squirts of marinara hot springs. Take tongues traveling with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of traditional Italian fare at Bario's Restaurant on Staten Island.
The clever culinarians at Bario's Restaurant harness the flavors of the Italian hearth to fill their comforting menu, facilitating sit-down suppers in a family-friendly environment. Commence mouth-filling maneuvers with an order of golden garlic knots ($5.95) or savory potato croquettes ($6.95) before tackling advanced taste-busting studies. Bario's pasta preparations—from the pesto sauce's basil and pignoli nuts ($7.95 regular; $10.95 large) to the Cousin Johnny's alfredo with bacon and peas ($8.95 regular; $13.95 large)—festoon a fluffy bed of noodles available in ten cuts ranging from traditional spaghetti to specialty shapes including bow ties, corkscrews, and Al Pacino's silhouette. Pack in protein with Italian staples such as the lemon-butter-laden chicken francaise ($14.95) or opt for an entry from Bario's multitudinous panini ($6.50 each) and hero sandwich ($4+) selections. Kitchen constructors can design custom pizzas (starting at $5.25 for a personal pie; toppings starting at $1.50 each) from Bario's dining room drafting tables. Plugged-in patrons can stay abreast of worldly goings-on through Bario's four plasma-screen TVs, never missing the latest news, sporting events, or episode of Mr. Belvedere's Butler Bloopers.
Nine Yelpers give Bario’s Restaurant an average of three stars:
- Bario's is awesome. – Simon L., 10/5/09
446 Nome Ave.
Staten Island, New York 10314Get Directions