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Cremona

A stone's throw from the tony Uptown stretch of McKinney Avenue, this family-owned and operated Italian restaurant, named after a town in Italy, has been serving saucy fare since 1977. The current location, in a house with the outward appearance of a garden center, is the restaurant's second iteration, though it has the same flare of the first. Customers can still twirl homemade spaghetti from under a hefty Bolognese sauce or fork tortellini stuffed with veal and chicken under a cream sauce garnished with Parmesan. Shrimp Fra Diavolo over linguine can be relished on white tablecloth in a dark-wood dining room. In the nooks and crannies couples can be seen sharing one of Cremona's signature combo dinners. Fifty bucks gets two people lobster, steak and chicken -- the house red, frozen Bellinis or a Birra Moretti not included.
Details
  • Price: $$
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5-10 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5 p.m.-12 a.m.; Saturday 5 p.m.-12 a.m.
  • Outdoor seating: Open-air patio
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Not Necessary
  • Parking: Lot available
  • Extra Services: Catering, Private-group dining
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