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Marco Polo

345 Court St. (Union St.) Send to Phone
Italian eatery beckons Brooklyn-ites to indulge in the ancient art of pasta.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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Marco Polo Restaurant Review

: This Carroll Gardens restaurant first fired up its burners in 1983, and for about three decades was a red sauce joint through and through. But starting in 2012, and with the owner's son, Marco Chirico, in the kitchen, the place fine-tuned the menu, making the food more palatable for a changing, younger neighborhood. There's now more of an emphasis on Italian cuisine, versus Italian-American. Stand-out dishes include gnocchi with buttery lobster; agnolotti stuffed with juicy veal; and well-executed grilled octopus. The experienced waitstaff are adept at helping with wine pairings, and a number of options are available by the glass. End the meal with the restaurant's homemade "orange-cino," a slightly different take on limoncello.
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