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: 2122285400x
  • 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
67 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
83% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (30)great for lunch (29)fit for foodies (25)great for brunch (18)good for groups (17)notable wine list (14)romantic (11)special occasion (11)hot spot (9)great for outdoor dining (8)vibrant bar scene (7)kid-friendly (3)late-night find (2)Show More
  • uneven but enjoyable
    perfectdinerVIP
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    I've found 2 outstanding dishes here -- polipo and gnoccetti. Others range from quite good to merely okay. I enjoy their wines by the glass, but I find that only the $16 ones are very good. At busy times, the restaurant is much too noisy for comfortable conversation.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • excellent innovative fun
    JoanneVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Great restaurant with interesting offerings, from appetizer to dessert sensitive to allergies, waiter asks when taking your order, makes fresh gluten free pasta every day that is out of this world. drinks are good and extensive wine list, waiter was knowledgeable and make excellent recommendations We took friends here for my husbands birthday and it did not dissapoint, highly recommended
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • food service was slow!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    table service was fast; food service was slow; it was an hour from sitting down to finishing the appetizers! it was lunch. people can't linger.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best In Show
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    I always draw a blank in this neighborhood so delighted with this FIND! Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect for a quick brunch
    scottyVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Delicious Bloody Marys, perfect frittatas, & great sandwiches. Served with a smile.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Breakfast
    scottyVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Small menu but what is on there is exceptional. Quiche was spot on. Light and flaky... Waitress was service with a smile without being overbearing. Perfect way to start the day
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The place has gone off the boil
    Foresterw4
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We brought friends to dine here because we have been a number of times and enjoyed it. But on this visit the food was terrible. My pasta dish was tasteless, the black sea bass had not been prepared properly and still had scales on - which is pretty much unforgiveable. The portions were small and it was expensive. The server was neutral - no friendliness or interest - just there to take the order - which at these prices just isnt good enough.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our Go-To
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Whether it's Brunch with amazing coffee, a business lunch, or a special occasion, Tarallucci E Vino has become our Go-To spot.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious!
    JP730
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I've always loved the restaurant, but I particularly loved the service by the hostess and our server. Both were extremely accommodating to my constantly changing reservation, and they did a wonderful job of making it a special birthday brunch with lovely touches like a candle and delicious cookies with our coffee. The food was also delicious, as always - I got the vegetarian quiche and loved it, and the uovo e polenta that my dining companion got was also well-made and the perfect portion size for brunch! We loved our experience and can't wait to be back again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Will Dine Here Again
    4everFoodie
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I went to Taralluci E Vino, for the first time, on the last day of Restaurant Week, for dinner. The menu for restaurant week had a nice combination of meat and fish. Everyone was friendly and very accommodating. We arrived a little early for dinner, and they allowed us to sit at the table and wait for the transition to dinner before ordering. The food's presentation and taste was sooooooo good. Taralluci E Vino has acquired a new patron!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • brunch with a buddy- yum
    Maria27
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I participated in restaurant week in nyc and selected this gem for brunch. The food was delightful and the ambiance was rustic and tranquil. An ideal place for catching up with friends.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great meal and experience.
    Pinny
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Went for restaurant week - three courses were generous and well prepared. We complained about one small matter to our waiter and were graciously given a bitter complimentary Italian liquor at the end of our meal. We lingered for a while longer, and Matt, our waiter, was adorable and engaging and friendly the whole time. the restaurant itself is a lovely setting perfect for enjoying delicious dishes - some inventive and new, some old favorites with a twist, all very good. highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not the best.
    RandiVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Restaurant week menu was interesting however our server informed us that if everyone doesn't order from the restaurant week menu then none of us could. My friend objected to the rule and they changed their policy for us. We should have left right then and there. Ravioli was not what I expected. Way too rich. The lambchops had a strange smell. Couldn't even nibble on the bone. My friend ordered the pasta which was way too al dente in my opinion. She couldn't eat it. Desserts were also not great. Will not be back. Sorry.
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  • Enjoyable lunch
    CARIENY
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Very enjoyable lunch -- ambiance, food, wine, service. Can get a little noisy, making it difficult to converse with your lunch partner(s).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, food
    ashleysim
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Thank you so much for everything during our lunch. The service and food was fantastic.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What's with the smell?
    elleVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Our meal was fine. My husband had the restaurant week menu of cod. I didn't try it, but he ate the whole thing. My panino was okay. The desserts were both great. But, I have a very sensitive nose. When we first walked in, there was a funky, as in, not nice, odor. I don't know what it was. Otherwise all was good, and deal was great value.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food & wine; friendly staff
    Dsnwriter
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Have been here several times, inc. this week for a group lunch and last week for a birthday dinner. On July 3, an empty NYC weekend allowed three of us to come in and dine outdoors without a reservation. Every time the staff is amenable and makes good suggestions. Great wine list and decor.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great fiori di zucchine appetizer
    Ms2507
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great food and friendly crowd and staff a good place in the Union Square area
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JohnnyKVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Went to Tarallucci for lunch the other day on 18th street and I must say it was delicious! I am a foodie - eating out all the time, and was impressed by the delicious flavors and freshness of everything we ordered. It reminded me of being in Italy and stopping by the neighborhood haunt. Loved the oils and balsalmic vinegars used in a number of dishes and would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Deliciously and Intimately Loud
    Bobs516VIP
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Tarallucci E Vino is a great place located in a convenient location. Walking distance from Union Square, the venue and menu are both inviting. Despite the clever, delicious and thoughtful entries, which are reasonably priced, the closeness of the tables and the loud level of noise throughout the restaurant, beginning immediately upon entering at the bar, takes away from what could be an incredible dining experience. A little more space, and a lot less volume would fix the great potential the restaurant has.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Surprising delight
    FabD
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Had walked by this place many times and then saw it on Restaurant week and snagged a reservation. The full menu looked most engaging but the restaurant week menu was too good of a bargain to pass up. And we were fully delighted with each of our meals. Perfectly done zucchini blossoms to start, heavenly ravioli with morels, and the true delight was a combination of dark cherry sorbet, chocolate mousse, 2 petite brownies with vanilla gelato….heavenly. My colleagues and I are still congratulating ourselves on our marvelous new find. Definitely worth a visit for any occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent experience
    casualDiningVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    The food and wine were outstanding. The brightly lite space had a very lively crowd for a Monday night. Given the food I could see why.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant dinning
    bklynfoodie
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Convenient location, clean and bright with excellent service. Food was very good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious Italian food
    PandaNYVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Had dinner recently with a friend here, and everything we ordered was fresh and delicious. She had the special appetizer, which was buffalo mozzarella and tomatoes, while I had the octopus. The cheese was so soft and flavorful while my octopus was grilled perfectly, with the slight char and lemony tang but still tender. We both ended up ordering the Strozzapreti with crab and sea urchin. The pasta was al dente and amazingly good. I could eat that everyday. Also had the semifreddo for dessert, also good, great refreshing end to the meal. Service was attentive. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great place
    MRNYCVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    we loved there so much we went back again and again, its great food with amazing service
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OK
    Kim1VIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    A couple of menu choices ( oysters and asparagus) not available. Tap water poured into glass of sparkling. Wrong wine brought to the table. So we got off to a bad start! But the food and wine when it came was ok. Ended up being a reasonable experience.
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  • A corner of Italy
    myvueVIP
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Notwithstanding its tongue-twister of a name, and simple decor, this charming spot on 18th street near Union Square offers authentic Italian food at a good price and has a wonderful coffee bar as well. In addition, the gelato is fantastic. I've order it in pots to have for a party at home.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 40 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 277 reviews are from the 18th street Tarallucci E Vino reviews archive.
  • Wonderful New York Surprise
    Lulu
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We were invited for a birthday party to the upstairs private room and decided to come early and have dinner at the restaurant. Aside from the very loud music playing when we came in, the dinner was completely enjoyable, and the waitstaff could not have been more accommodating. We don't eat salt in restaurants anymore and they were willing to prepare all of our food exactly as we asked for it. The Burrata appetizer was probably the best I have eaten. I had black bass and my husband had the bronzino and both were really excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Italy on 18th Street
    Michel6NYC
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Love this cosy and very Italian cafe. Authentic, friendly, and delicious. Perfect cappuccino! Must go!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • always a treat
    DanL
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    food is always the best - fresh, spiced well, always something interesting on the menu - and the ambiance is great for a quiet evening; always great wait staff
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent
    Angini
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Authentic delicious italian food. I have been there twice and been impressed both times. Good wine list and nice staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good Dinner, Reasonable Cost
    BernieVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Dinner was for the most part excellent. The food was well prepared, fresh, and served well. A pasta dish was mostly sauce, an oddity, but for the most part the dinner was precisely what was expected, and very well executed. Well worth a visit.
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  • delicious Italian fare
    satisfiedfoodies
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    The risotto & bronzini were particularly good & they have decent gluten free pasta for those who need it. The only drawbacks were the high noise level that made it hard to have a conversation & the fairly slow service.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Memorable Memorial Day
    Mare1952
    Dined on 5/26/2014
    Enjoyed a delicious dinner with a former colleague visiting from Seattle. Friendly, helpful service and accurate descriptions of the items on and off the menu. I've have been several times and am never disappointed. Always thrilled to have soft shell crabs during the sort season.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Too loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Since I could only see good reviews for the restaurant , we gave it a try. The food was disappointing across the board. There were 6 of us and none of us thought our dinners were good with the exception of the steak. It is a nicely designed place so visually good but the background noise is unexceptable, Nonie if us could hear one thing anyone was saying... Ridiculous.
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  • Excellent Food
    MJBNYCVIP
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    If you are looking for something different, yet know good food when you taste it, try Tarallucci E Vino. We were pleasantly surprised as the dishes and taste.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Italian gem
    NickVIP
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    We had a great time at the restaurant! From the wine to the dessert it was a pretty flawless experience. Will come back and recommend
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • solid for a date
    wineluvah
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    I went here for drinks. The atmosphere, service, and offerings (wine) were quite solid, but what stood out was the hostess' (I forgot her name - young lady with brown hair and a pleasant smile) service. I actually visited the venue a few hours early to check it out as it was my first time, and my dinner (at another venue) happened to end far earlier than my 8:15pm reservation. I called Tarallucci E Vino to explain and she said she'd try to get me seats given we'd be arriving 30 minutes too early. Fortunately, we were able to get a spot, and the evening was absolutely delightful: the wines chosen were very good in a classy and mature environment. I will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Judy555VIP
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    Dinner with group. Lovely, rustic, elegant setting. Extensive wine lists, also available by glass. From reservation to service was just so friendly and warm. Appetizers and desserts really stood out. Very enjoyable & would def go back.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 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