18th street Tarallucci E Vino
18th street Tarallucci E Vino

18th street Tarallucci E Vino

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.taralluccievino.net/
  • Phone: (212) 228-5400
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 11:00am, Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Tuesday - Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Andrew Welch
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Tarallucci e Vino wants to cater your event. We have extensive experience making small and large parties memorable occasions for a variety of clients. We’re happy to meet any equipment and staff needs you may have, and we can even help you find a location.

    You can choose from our catering menu, but if you have specific requests we’ll be glad to accommodate you. And if you’d like to serve alcohol at your event we’re licensed to serve the same excellent beer and wine you’ll find in our restaurant.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 5th Avenue and Broadway
  • Public Transit: Take the 4,5,6,N,R,L to Union Square.
  • Parking: No
A word from 18th street Tarallucci E Vino
Tarallucci e Vino is loved for its rare, hard-to-capture Italian experience. Rated “the best and the most true to the Italian way” by Vanity Fair, Tarallucci e Vino was founded by Italians in NY to capture the casual elegance of Italy’s “bar” or “caffé” culture. Chef Andrew Welch, formerly of Essex House & Esca, joined in March 2013. He offers an artisanal, seasonal menu paired with wine from small-batch producers. His food reflects a close relationship with neighboring Greenmarket & his family’s organic farm. The result is a convivial, authentic spot perfect for having a handmade pastry & espresso in the morning, hand-crafted pasta at lunch, & a small feast at night. Other highlights include complimentary stuzzichini served with an aperitivi between 5 & 7pm; gluten free pasta; and 25 wines by the glass. Recent Ospitalità Italiana Award winner for authentic Italian cuisine, Tarallucci e Vino is known for its “sophisticated atmosphere” and is “satisfying in every way” – NY Times.
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18th street Tarallucci E Vino reviews from OpenTable diners
50 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for lunch (24)fit for foodies (23)neighborhood gem (21)good for groups (14)notable wine list (14)great for brunch (13)romantic (10)special occasion (10)hot spot (7)great for outdoor dining (5)vibrant bar scene (4)kid-friendly (2)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Solid brunch
    KimCVIP
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    I loved the brunch here, very good and reasonable prices. The waiter kept trying to push dessert and drinks on us which was a bit much but other than that I really enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great italian wine and food
    Auggiez
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    Great food and atmosphere. We chose an inexpensive wine and were impressed. Too bad they ran out after the firs bottle.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • the food was not what I expected.
    foodiex3
    Dined on 4/2/2014
    the food was not what I expected. i went for dinner and I like the ambiance and the waiter was nice. It took forever for the food to come out and when it did, my food was cold so I asked the waiter to reheat my food, which he did nicely. But after the first 5 bites, I couldn't finish my plate. It had no flavor, it was just bad. My mom ordered the fish dish and she did not like it as well. The food is not worth the hype nor worth the price. i will not be returning.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A little Italy in USQ
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Close your eyes then imagine an intimate cafe on Italy & you have it. Delicious food & wine - always a warm welcome. Like eating in a small Italian cafe tucked away on a side street.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic all around!
    OpenTable Diner Since 1999
    Dined on 3/31/2014
    Food is elegant and delicious, service was great at bar as well as dining room, a proper fun experience worth every penny!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really really cute spot in
    sundaybrunchVIP
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    Really really cute spot in the Union Square area. I came for Sunday brunch with a girlfriend and was impressed by the ambience and service at the restaurant. The only thing that wasn't perfect was that my friend's potatoes were virtually raw, so what should have been a dish of egg, asparagus, bacon and potatoes ended up just being the first three. I ordered the PLT and loved it. Perfect size and perfect balance of ingredients.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Service and Menu
    FrancescaVIP
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    Great ambiance for business meeting, but with high noise level. Wonderful menu and service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A great place for dinner
    MRNYCVIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    The service is wonderful, staff are friendly with a sense of humor, the food is very very good and the presentation is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quiet brunch, easy going and comfy
    SteveVIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    If you are looking for an inexpensive, simple, right-sized portions, cozy, quiet, well-serviced brunch place near union square, this place is worth a try. My gf have returned a couple of times already and each time enjoyed a quick, well served occasion for under $37. That includes a bfast entree and coffee for each, and complementary breads. The french toast is overly sweet, but the eggs entrees including the quiche are tasty and simply prepared for a good bite. Note: not a place for those hoping to indulge for bfast.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun place! We had been before
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    Fun place! We had been before and are plotting our return!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great local Italian
    RachelVIP
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    Lovely, low key resto, but with excellent quality food and great service. Loved the pasta with Nduja salami, I havent found that anywhere else in NY. Fab!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    Datvader
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    Went here for a business dinner. Fine enough to be classy, intimate and quiet enough to have real conversation. Great wine list to get just the right amount of tipsy and service was impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch on a Saturday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Our service would have to be called super European as our server was no where to be seen so we were allowed to lounge without food and drink for nearly a 45 minutes. No worries though, even after requesting service several times, the server kept to their plan and stayed away even with just a handful of tables.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • oasis in the city
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    A calm atmosphere with delicious food, They always welcome me back and have great coffee, pastries, and brunch dishes,
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My husband and I went for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    My husband and I went for brunch on Sunday and had a lovely time. The restaurant was rustic and the food was warm and inviting. It was the perfect Italian twist to a typical brunch menu. We will definitely be back for dinner one night and sample the dinner menu as well as all of the lovely wines available.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just ok
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    I ordered the scallops/cockles for lunch. It was sort of flavorless and a bit undercooked. The brussell sprouts were excellent but the salad was slightly overdressed for me. The wait staff was great but the noise level at lunch made if difficult to hear/talk.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • What happened?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    This used to be a neighborhood gem but brunch at T&V was mediocre at best. Portions skimpy, under-cooked eggs and a generally chilly vibe by the staff. Highly disappointed with Sunday brunch and am not sure I'll be back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nothing truly memorable.
    Foodie
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    We were there for brunch. It was pretty good. Good cappuccinos. The space was not very warm and welcoming. The service was okay.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Thanks for a lovely Valentines
    Kitosan
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Everything was excellent. I chose based on a combination of location and ratings but would put it on the list of places to use as a destination. This was an integral part of a memorable Valentines celebration.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food
    FIFI
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    Food and ambience were great. My friend is allergic to wheat so the gluten free pasta is a good option. The waiter (while having good intentions) served both appetizers to my friend who would have preferred just the salad that she ordered. I sensed she was put off by this - always best to allow customers to have food served in the manner they wish
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Authentic Italian in downtown
    karenVIP
    Dined on 2/4/2014
    Made a reservation for lunch and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of food. Great pasta and salads and creative desserts. Ordered a pasta dish with duck and an arugola salad. Everything was exellent. Good service and rustic atmosphere. Feels like dining in Tuscany.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yummy
    AudteyLVIP
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Came for brunch. Ordered from pre fix. Eggplant dish was the best I have tasted. My frittata was bubbling hot when it arrived. Very tasty. My friend ordered a salad followed by brioch French Toast. Both our meals were excellent. Service friendly and professional. Mimosas and Belinis very good. Decor on the deconstructed side. Noise negligible. Would be interested enough to return for dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice staff, good food
    dinerx
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    Despite not having any high chairs, the staff was very accommodating about our group dining with a one year old. They seated us where the stroller would be out of the way and it wasn't a problem at all. Food was good, if not exceptional, but the ambiance is pleasant and the cornetto pastries were delish.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing and reliable..
    CJA1
    Dined on 1/22/2014
    Taralucci e Vino leads the pack in my stable Union Square gems (almost once a week). First class and service, great wine list and prices are flexible for a quick bite or a special occasion. I also love the fact that I do not need to stress too much about getting a table, living in the city it is great to be a little spontaneous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistency personified
    DelectaVIP
    Dined on 1/21/2014
    Food and service are beyond reproach. Excellent establishment.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect evening
    Barbadoff
    Dined on 1/8/2014
    We took a client and his wife, here for dinner, at the client's suggestion. We were all completely pleased with the experience. The restaurant had clean, modern lines. Simple but elegant and warmed by lots of tea lights. It was a plus that we were seated in a cozy, curved booth, The service was outstanding, our waitress was attentive and charming. Water glasses always filled and bread basket replaced without asking, The food was delicious. We all liked every appetizer and entree. We chose homemade gelato for dessert and the flavored were amazing. I highlyu recommend this restaurant and can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great atmosphere, fabulous food
    Nancylynn
    Dined on 1/3/2014
    We chose this place because it listed gluten-free pasta as an option for our teenage son who has celiac. First of all: great location. Second of all: wonderful ambience/atmosphere. Very high marks for decor, lighting, ambience, feel. We sat at a round table in the back..there were five of us total. It was the perfect combination of great atmosphere in a perfect location and the food was outstanding. The gnudi in particular was out of this world delicious beyond belief. We even found a gluten-free chocolate "ball" for dessert that was delicious and everyone demolished it with gusto. My only complaint is that it took the waiter a while to take our drink order once we were seated. This confused me because the restaurant was not full.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Simple, elegant and delicious
    DanL
    Dined on 1/3/2014
    This is a favorite spot for dinner with friends. The wait staff is always excellent; attentive but not overbearing. Everything we've tried on the menu has been fresh and beautifully presented. The wine list is very good. Prices are right. What's not to like?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Italian on Union Square
    Amelia
    Dined on 1/1/2014
    We enjoyed our dinner at Tarallucci E Vino. We got an Open Table voucher for a Christmas present. The salami starter was lovely. I had a lobster risotto cake and piece of poached lobster table which was nice but pricey $39. My boyfriend had the veal breast. We loved the atmosphere and decor. Our waiter was a bit scatty. Said he'd tell us the specials and then didn't. We made our reservation earlier than initial time to go to movie and they were very accommodating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good food
    CJwithfamily
    Dined on 12/28/2013
    Nice service, lovely food. Super with glutenfree tagliatelle. Unfortunately we were cold because of the Air condition was blowing straight at us.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice go-to neighborhood spot.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 12/21/2013
    Nice go-to neighborhood spot. Needed a place for lunch prior to movie and didn't want a chain. This place is cute and homey. A little too homey for me. I like kids as much, if not more, than the next person but this place filled up with parents and strollers. Paninis were good, service a tad slow but ok. While this was not a good match for me, it's clearly a hit with a different demographic.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved the coffee/wine bar
    MelemellyVIP
    Dined on 12/15/2013
    Loved the coffee/wine bar in the front of the retaurant whiel you wait for a table!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charming neighborhood standby
    nycgrannyVIP
    Dined on 12/7/2013
    Four of us enjoyed dnner here Saurday nightafter a movie. Pastas were great as was the burrata appetzer. Especially good tiramisu. Charming ambience with brick walls. Not exactly a destination place but if you are in the neofhborhood definitely a satisfyibg evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderfully Italian
    Lizzie
    Dined on 12/4/2013
    more true italian food than most. Not a red sauce place. Not crazy prices..like all restaurants today..they should NOT play music. I go back because of the food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another downtown joint
    Exchef
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    A fairly good place featuring rustic décor and tables with lots of young adults. Food OK, nothing outstanding, and service wise our waiter seemed distracted. Given the location, it was ordinary fare, but the ambience was very nice and energetic for a Sunday brunch. There are lots of better places in this neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was good but the helpings
    nycgalVIP
    Dined on 11/10/2013
    Food was good but the helpings were super tiny for brunch. Service was pleasant.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Reliably good
    SublimeVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2013
    The food isn't revolutionary but it's always good and, as important, the service is always wonderful here.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food good, but the restaurant
    Bren
    Dined on 10/24/2013
    Food good, but the restaurant is very noisy. Service not so good. The server kept forgetting to bring things that we asked for, like cheese for pasta, butter for bread, etc.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • " this or that "
    onceisenuf
    Dined on 10/15/2013
    Since it was my birthday my wife and son left the restaurant choice up to me . The friendly staff welcomed us and led us ( as requested) to a quiet corner table . Our well spoken and enthusiastic waiter answered all our questions with accuracy and enthusiasm . The beverages and miniscule bread basket came quickly. Here is where the restaurant disappointed us as the menu was very small in size and selection . The limited amount of appetizers , first course and entrees were disappointing and there are no daily specials . It seemed as if it came down t"o this or that ". The food was very well presented and tasty but somehow the lack of choices and overall service were good but did not measure up to my expectations for a memorable event .
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friends from Amsterdam impressed!
    Mare1952
    Dined on 10/11/2013
    Good friends were i from Amsterdam and we had a delightful and delicious evening. Service was friendly and attentive. They have travelled the world and love their food. Said it was their best meal of the week in NYC.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.