| Whitestone, NY

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For the Homemade Taste You've Been

Craving - Stop by Our Welcoming Restaurant

Located in the heart of Whitestone, Il Nocello is a small and cozy family restaurant, offering superb quality Italian dishes with an old, traditional home-cooking style.

Traditional dishes

From pasta to chicken, our menus include something for everyone. All our dishes are made fresh.

Bold flavors

Our authentic cuisine includes the freshest ingredients and boldest flavors. Make sure to bring your appetite!

Warm atmosphere

Enjoy a delicious meal in our family-owned and operated restaurant. Our cozy atmosphere is sure to make you feel at home.



This is my favorite Italian restaurant. Every time I come I am reminded of how great it really is. Tonight I went with my wife, we started with baked clams and eggplant rollatini. Both were fresh and delicious. She has the filet mignon, which she said was cooked perfectly. I had my go-to ravioli, which was amazing as always. We usually have the creme brûlée for dessert but tonight we were stuffed so we passed on ordering it. Can’t wait to go back and order that creme brûlée. – Miguel F. -  New York, NY

Awesome spot, just came back from a wonderful dinner tonight! It was empty but regardless we received prompt and efficient and very polite service. The waiter was very personable which I can appreciate. The food was delicious and fresh. I’ll post photos too. I had the baked ziti, may date stuffed shells, he had stuffed mushrooms for himself as an appetizer and we shared the dozen baked clams. Super yummy and I am not a seafood person at all. I’d recommend and go back, for sure. 

– M H. – Manhattan, NY

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