Santino's Little Italy is a Bay View pearl

Feb 05, 2019 481

BY: Ann Christenson

The film Moonstruck could not be a more appropriate choice for a starry, frigid-though-windless night at the shadowy Bay View hideaway Santino’s Little Italy. On the flat screen TVs, that is. Cher and Nicolas Cage (with a wooden hand!) make googly eyes at each other amid the backdrop of Brooklyn Heights brownstones.

Sadly, the Puccini-et-al soundtrack is on mute. But there’s Connie Francis and Dean Martin on the stereo, and plenty of atmosphere in this turn-of-the-century building. “It’s the place to go if you’re on the lam,” says co-owner Greg Huber of this 2-year-old pizzeria. Exactly.

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