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The Piccadilly at Manhattan: A Neighborhood Gem 

If the Collidas don't greet you as you enter the Piccadilly, it is probably because they are in the kitchen. If you're lucky, Nick Collida will be out back tending the smoker, and smoked prime rib or baby-back ribs will be available as a special. I ordered a whole slab of ribs — partly because I'm a glutton, partly because Pappy's Smokehouse owner Mike Emerson was in the house that night, which I took as a good omen. Continue reading Ian Froeb's review of The Piccadilly at Manhattan. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
At the corner of Piccadilly and Manhattan, the little restaurant and home to its owners has been in the neighborhood since the 1920's.
Owner's Maggie and Nick Collida checking on the ribs in the smoker behind the restaurant.
Smoked Baby Back Ribs are actually not on the menu, but a regular offering at The Piccadilly.
Raised garden beds in the back yard. Plenty of homegrown tomatoes and herbs!
The Herb Roasted Turkey sandwich is served on sourdough bread with artichoke garlic spread, Swiss and Colby Jack cheeses. All the sandwiches come with fries.
One of the summer specials at Piccadilly is the Spring Salad. It's a mesculin mix, strawberries, pecans, chicken breast and poppy seed dressing.
The homemade blackberry cobbler! It also comes in the peach variety.
Regulars at The Piccadilly.
Maggie and Nick Collida, owners of The Piccadilly, which has been in the family for 3 generations.
Mike Clodfelder, a cook at the Piccadilly, in the kitchen.
Maggie and Nick's great nephew, John Lampe, also known as the "culinary warrior" at The Piccadilly.
Maggie Collida behind the bar at The Piccadilly.
Outdoor seating on the back patio is available.
Old family pictures on the wall from The Piccadilly in the past.
Chuck Klipfel is a bartender/ server at The Piccadilly. Also, a member of the Collida clan.
Lime and orange slices on the bar waiting to adorn your drink.
Son of Maggie and Nick, Tony Collida (formerly of Sanctuaria).
The comfortable restaurant is a welcoming, friendly spot in the neighborhood.
Maggie and Nick put their race numbers on the pole from various walks, runs they've participated in.
Ribs in the smoker.
At the corner of Piccadilly and Manhattan, the little restaurant and home to its owners has been in the neighborhood since the 1920's.
Flags that line the back deck dining area, starting from front to back: The Piccadilly, then the city flag, state, and of course, country.
The view of the back of the Collida family home and restaurant from the backyard.
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At the corner of Piccadilly and Manhattan, the little restaurant and home to its owners has been in the neighborhood since the 1920's.
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