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Our New Summer Cocktail Menu is Here!

Come by for dinner (or for just a drink!) and try a wide variety of custom made cocktails perfect for the Summer season! Check out the "Cocktails" link on our website for details.

See you soon!

Info & History

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Location

115 Berry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249

(Between N 7th & N 8th Streets)

347 763-2635
info@anticapesa.com

Hours

Sunday–Thursday
6pm–10pm

Friday & Saturday
6pm–11pm

Event Inquiries and Contact List

Since the 17th century, villagers in Vatican City used scales to portion food brought in from local farmers to give to the less fortunate. In 1922, the Panella family opened a restaurant in the nearby Roman neighborhood, Trastevere, and named it Antica Pesa (The Old Scales) in support of the generosity of their fellow countrymen. Generations later, in 2012, the family opened an outpost in Williamsburg Brooklyn, paying homage to their Roman home. This New York neighborhood, like Trastevere, has not only grown from the grim times that have helped forge its character but it is also located on the other side of a river, with the heart of the city facing it. Both establishments follow two fundamental guidelines: to rework traditional recipes from Roman cuisine and to utilize local, seasonal and mostly organic products, with a nod to modern trends. In 2015, the Panella family opened a third Antica Pesa in Doha, Qatar as they continue in their international pursuit to share their cuisine and ideology.

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Press

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Sightings

Page Six | Apr 28, 2016

Antica Pesa - New York, NY

The Infatuation | Feb 25, 2014

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