Located at 301 Church Street in New York City, the Bread Tribeca restaurant is the perfect place to take your date to when you want to dine in style and enjoy the most delicious of foods. And please don’t be fooled by the name … the restaurant is not all about bread, and it is completely Atkins diet-friendly! In fact, the menu is completely diverse with some of the most delicious Italian foods around!
The dining experience is completely comfortable with white painted brick walls and columns, and a low lighting at night that makes it totally comfortable along with an open wood oven that is really cozy in the cold New York evenings!
For your appetizer, enjoy something like the Mixed Olives – it’s marinated kalamata and cerignola olives, $5; Pappa Al Pomodoro – tuscan tomato-bread soup with red onion and basil, $8; Mussel Stew, with grilled bread, $10; Affettati E Formaggi – imported cured meats and cheese selection, along with pretzel, $15; Oven Roasted Octopus with grape tomatoes, potato, gaeta olives & fresh herbs, $15; Meatball Al Pomodoro with garlic bread, $9; or Fried Fresh Calamari with rocket, lemon & aioli, $13.
The salad selection is nice, too, with the Asparagi with poached organic egg & black pepper, $11; Baby Arugula with parmigiano, pears, toasted walnuts and lemon-oil, $11; Roasted Baby Beets with baby romaine, gran cru pecorino, croutons & sherry-honey vinaigrette, $12; and Mozzarella Di Bufala – you know that great combination of mozzarella and ripe tomatoes, $13.
The pizzas here are to die for, so try perhaps the Margherita with fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil; Prosciutto Di Parma with tomato, fresh mozzarella, wild arugula and parmigiano; or the Romana with crushed tomato, black olives, capers and anchovies, all around $15.
The pastas are absolutely delicious, like the Pappardelle with beef ragu, porcini mushrooms & rosemary, $20; Orecchiette al Pesto Genovese with basil pesto, pine nuts & cannellini beans, $16; Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli with nut-brown butter, sage and toasted almonds and amaretti, $17; Home Made Saffron Linguine with rock shrimp, roasted tomato and parsley, $22; Whole Wheat Tagliolini* with caramelized onions, crushed tomatoes & pecorino romano, $18; or perhaps the Homemade Tagliatelle with black truffle & parmigiano, $20.
Other delicious main entrées include Whole Grilled Shrimp & Scallops with summer vegetables & salmoriglio, $28; Salmon Alla Plancha with green beans All’uccelletto, $21; Pork Stew with polenta & brussel sprout, $20; Roasted Free Range Chicken with potatoes and baby carrots, $19; Grilled Tuscan Style Rib-Eye Steak with arugula & parmigiano reggiano salad, $29.
There is also a three-course prix fixe menu, for $25 a person. And be sure to enjoy happy hour Monday through Fridays 4 to 7 pm at the bar, with specialty cocktails $6 each, or pitchers for $22. There are plenty of delicious non-alcoholic cocktails, too, $5 each, like the Virgin Liguria Maria, the Raspberry Mint Limeade, Strawberry Lemonade, and even Passionade.
Call the restaurant at (212) 334-8282.