OpenTable app ranks Bocelli among ‘Top 10 Best Italian Restaurants’

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In the “Loved For” category, Bocelli won the Diner’s Choice Award as one of the “Best Italian Restaurants” in the New York area. Plus, the eatery earned another Diner’s Choice Award for the “Most Booked” restaurant on Staten Island. “These awards are especially significant to us because they are a direct reflection of customer feedback and […]

Our Cheese Wheel Pasta Making Headlines

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Pasta Bocelli, the signature pasta dish over at Bocelli Ristorante, remains one of the Grasmere dining spot’s most requested first course offerings. The much sought after dish is prepared in grandiose style as an eye-catching gold cart is wheeled table side by a member of the wait staff who proceeds to carve the Grana Padano […]

Bocelli Wins 2015 Staten Island Readers’ Choice Award

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Bocelli is honored to be awarded once again with Staten Island Readers’ Choice Award for best Italian Restaurant. This recognition makes us proud to show that our hard work is being noticed by all of our amazing customers.  Knowing that this award came from our loyal customers means the world to us.   “And now for […]

Bocelli Named One of The 12 Best Restaurants On Staten Island

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“If you live here, you already know, but if you don’t, you don’t — despite the top-notch pizza (like, REALLY top-notch pizza), Staten Island’s food scene is supremely underrated, and probably a little bit misunderstood. Between authentic Sri Lankan, saucy Cajun-Creole, and gastropubs that’d impress even the most discerning of Brooklynites, we actually have way more […]

Bocelli Wins 2014 Readers’ Choice Award winner

Readers' Choice Award

“And the winner is: Bocelli Ristorante But this handsome restaurant is no stranger to good reviews with kudos from Zagat NYC and national blogs. Part of the hospitality here includes the ambiance: Patrons are greeted by shiny copper pots hanging from a partially-open kitchen on display and colorful murals in a wood-lined main dining room. […]

Bocelli’s Named one of NYC’s 100 Best Restaurants

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With “delicious” seafood specialties that “aren’t lacking in pizzazz”, “professional” service and “pretty elegant” “Tuscan” decor, this Grasmere Italian “definitely stands out” among its Staten Island peers; despite city-style pricing, “reservations are a must” on weekends. Read Full Article

ABC 7 NY Says Bocelli’s Hits “High Notes”

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Bocelli’s restaurant is hidden away in the non-descript Hylan Shopping Center on Staten Island. “We were all born in Italy, developed a palate for real Italian food and that’s what we try to bring to this restaurant,” Vincent Damonte said. On the inside, it’s a totally different feel: wood work and murals and food at […]

SI Live has a vision and we have the burger

Branded keg of Bocelli Restaurant

“Our ideal burger: One with a super beefy taste, a hand-packed meat portion that’s cooked to medium rare with a slight crust on the outside, smothered with a generous amount of cheese, caramelized onions and fresh cut, sautéed mushrooms. That “ideal” is served on a soft, slightly toasted bun. Bocelli’s lunch version came closest to […]