Sal Bartolomeo of Rosario’s Still Loves “the Most Beautiful Neighborhood in the World”

TLD contributor Jake Safane has been profiling neighborhood restaurants and food shops in recent weeks. In the latest edition of his ongoing series, Jake stopped by Rosario’s to visit with one of the Lower East Side’s most beloved characters.  This story first appeared in the October 2013 issue of The Lo-Down’s print magazine.

Rosario’s Pizza

A late night classic, serving Lower East Siders since 1963. Cheap slices, friendly service and passionate customers help Rosario’s keep gentrification at bay.

173 orchard, near Stanton


Hours Sun-Wed, 10am-3am, Thu-Sat, 10am-5am