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Top 6 Soprano film locations in New York City

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The Sopranos in New York, a must-see series

The mafia-ridden, family-oriented and at the same time terrifying New York is what the Soprano series brings to the world’s television landscape. This panorama is shown nowhere else, except in the New York guide of the 1000 cult places of films, series, music, comics and novels.

Averna Social Club

Filmed on numerous occasions, this bar whose real name is the Mulberry Street Bar is the headquarters of the Brooklyn mafia first led by Carmine Lupertazzi (Tony Lip). The respected and measured clan leader dies of a heart attack. He is then replaced by Johnny “Sack” Sacramoni (Vincent Curatola), much more impulsive and under whose authority relations with New Jersey’s neighbours deteriorate. As for Bada Bing, the headquarters of Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), it really is a strip club, his real name being the Satin Dolls (NJ 17, Lodi, New Jersey). His house is a little further on, 14 Aspen Dr North in Caldwell.

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St. John’s of 12th street

The decor of this old and popular Italian restaurant fits perfectly with the atmosphere of the series. Tony comes here to bully a member of the Lupertazzi clan who has misspoken his daughter Meadow (Jamie-Lynn Sigler). He shattered many of her teeth and started an open war with the New York Mafia.

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Bamonte’s

Tony’s men like to get together for lunch at this Italian restaurant, one of the oldest in town. It opened in 1900, five years before the first pizzeria in the United States.

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Sainte-Rita church

This pretty neo Art-deco church built in 1966 appears in season 1, then in season 6. It was there that Carmela Soprano (Edie Falco) confided to Father Phil (Frank Vincent) about her difficult life as the wife of the local godfather.

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The Plaza

Tony stays at this luxurious hotel during one of his visits to New York City in episode 12 of season 4 and episode 11 of season 5. He’s got a view of Central Park. The Plaza is known to appear in many films and series.

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Katz’s Delicatessen

The famous Katz from When Harry met Sally appears in episode 15 of last season. Tony’s family friend and informal advisor, Herman “Hesh” Rabkin, is there when he is on the phone with the head of the New Jersey mafia.

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By Anthony Thibault

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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