A Voce Columbus
A Voce Columbus

A Voce Columbus

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.avocerestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 2128232523x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Central Park South & 8th Avenue
  • Public Transit: We are located on the third floor of the Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle. A Voce is conveniently situated at 59th Street and Broadway, near the A,B,C,D and 1 Trains. Additionally, the M5, M7, M10, M20 & M104 buses stop in/or near Columbus Circle.
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from A Voce Columbus
A Voce Columbus presents contemporary Italian cuisine inspired by seasonal and regional simplicity. Our Executive Chef creates elegant and classic Italian dishes presented with an innovative and modern twist.

Along with sweeping views of Central Park and Columbus Circle, you will experience the simple pleasures of Italian cooking in a welcoming, sophisticated and modern oasis.

A Voce is part of the Marlon Abela Restaurant Corporation portfolio, which also includes London’s Michelin-starred eateries Umu and The Greenhouse, and private members’ club Morton’s.
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A Voce Columbus reviews from OpenTable diners
144 reviews since May 6, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (94)special occasion (67)fit for foodies (63)great for lunch (56)notable wine list (44)romantic (28)great for brunch (26)neighborhood gem (23)good for groups (22)hot spot (9)vibrant bar scene (7)kid-friendly (5)late-night find (4)Show More
  • Discover Columbus Again
    food4lifeVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    First return to A Voce since renovation. Via OpT, mentioned my son's b-day, requested seat with view so his girlfriend's 1st A Voce exp, would be memorable. From recpetion through each course, staff wished him, Happy B-day, spectacular view from window table of Columbus Circle, knowledgeable staff, terrific recommendations, fabulous wine list, both with spectacular vitanges and excellent moderately priced wines. Pricey, but worth every penny. Each course was well presented and delicious, fresh, novel, yet authentic. Could not be happier.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    O. M. G. We started with the hamachi crudo and learned what perfection tastes like. The ravioli contained an abundance of flavors. Our fish (the red snapper and branzino) were perfectly cooked and paired perfectly with the veggies they were plated with. Our dessert was the perfect finish to the meal. I missed the pot of ricotta they have served with bread in the past but the pesto this time was spectacular. Our server was knowledgeable, friendly, and courteous and chose the perfect glass of wine to complement each course. There's a reason I've been here multiple times over the years and I look forward to my next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • noteasy2please
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    As always this restaurant never fails to impress and deliver the goods. They were especially nice to my daughter for her birthday.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • May55
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Very nice lunch with friendly service, good food and great scenic view.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It's fine.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I have had a restaurant week special. The restaurant is good. The waiters are friendly and handsome.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • a voce for lunch
    TheDiningDivaVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We enjoyed our lunch Restaurant week fod was good....service was EXCELLENT! Only problem wa one of the fish dished had either been frozen or spoiled. Had to send it back. All the other dished were fine!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Restaurant week at A Voce
    Voracious
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I always take advantage of A Voce's special menu for Restaurant Week, since it is such a great value. The food is high quality (although not as flavor-layered as when Missy Robbins was the chef) and not a slap-dash rendering of boring dishes (as in some participating restaurants). The pastas are lovely here, and there was a choice of chitarra with mussels in a saffron sauce. Very satisfying. I also was happy with a pureed pea soup - so summery fresh-tasting. Desserts are always good; this time a riff on tiramisu (with strawberries). There are also featured wines at special prices. Add to that, a beautiful view and good service. To me, this is a win/win.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week Gem
    syandvyVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Had lunch during Restaurant Week NYC Summer 2014. Excellent meal, very professional and friendly waiter, great view, sophisticated decor, and did I mention the delicious meal. For our entrees, I chose the pancetta which was delicious pork belly prepared to perfection. My husband chose the grilled dorade - again just beautifully prepared and so good. Both dishes were outrageously delicious. Will definitely visit this restaurant again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience!
    NewCanaanNewYorker
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    A Voce Columbus doesn't disappoint. Very nice lunch experience with terrific food, attentive service and a great view. Certainly a Restaurant Week Jem! By the way, why is it so popular with Asians?? One-half of the lunch patrons were AsIan's! True on both our recent business. Must be a hot restaurant on some Asian travel book!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • central park view
    restweek
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    the best thing was the central park view. the salad was supposed to have goat cheese - needed a magnifying glass to find it ! main course was small with no vegetables or pasta. the only desert offered was delicious. service very good. very noisy
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    So very kid friendly that constant shrieking is not discouraged (for fear of a lawsuit, we were advised by our server). No alternate table was offered. No solution was suggested. Nothing really tastes good in such an atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, drink, and service
    kikunosuke
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Reality exceeded our expectations. Thank you so much.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome Service and Food
    Nari
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The staff were very welcoming, friendly, patient and attentive. All made for a great experience. Our waiter especially was pretty good to sharing his passion for dishes we asked about. The sommellier The food! Definitely recommend it - Sambuca cream with scallops that were cooked to perfection. Loved it. On the down side.. its just too noisy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, beautiful restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    One of the loveliest Italian restaurants in the city, with top-notch cuisine and polished service. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • very very good
    OtavioSFarahVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We had brunch there, very very good. The place is beautiful, good food and great service. Definitely recommend!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Left Hungry
    Miki
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Was expecting, at least, some food... very very small portions. Yeah, tasty, but extraordinary small
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Miffy
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We enjoyed our lunch from restaurant week menu. The food was tasty and nicely presented. The only thing is maybe it's time to change their chairs. :P
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fancy...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Good food but very small portions. Good wine list. Courteous service. Noisy and tables are very close to each other .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • always superb
    finedinerVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    From the bread and pesto to the last of the wine, everything is always well-presented, fresh and seasonal and delicious (sometimes a tad salty). Burrata was creamy with eggplant accompanying it. Ravioli was lick-the-plate satiating. My companion was equally happy with her branzino and the fried zucchini was perfectly crisp on the outside and steamy on juicy on the inside. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Choice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Excellent area and pleasant staff. Food was worth the cost since it was an great experience as well
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lovely lunch spot!
    nyfoodfan
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    My friend & I enjoyed a lovely meal during Restaurant Week: the wine selections were superb, the food beautifully presented & delicious, the service was impeccable. The winning view of Chris Columbus over Central Park was a draw! We plan to return for dinner soon. Thanks, OpenTable for the introduction. - Juliana Wu
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A fine experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    This was the best of the RW restaurants I've experienced this season! Classy, food was very, very nice with gourmet offerings befitting RW. I had the mussels with saffron pasta which was delicious as was the tiramisu! Green salad was well dressed with broiled (according to the waiter) lemon slices. Waiters were courteous, friendly and seemed really interested in what they were serving.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • chipmunkVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I returned to Avoce Columbus Circle on 03-Aug-2014. Their special 2003 Dom Pérignon $50 by glass with 28oz. Tomahawk steak with black summer truffle was a deal!!!!! Two of us ordered Tuna crudo, Pancetta (must try and we ordered the 2nd one during dinner), and Calamari with smoked baby squid and lentil as starters and paired with a bottle of 1998 Taittinger champagne. For the main courses, 28oz Tomahawk steak and Octopus gnocchi were paired with a bottle of 1988 Amarone della Valpolicella. Finally, we had five selections of formaggi, espresso mascarpone tiramisu along with the espresso martini and cognac for dessert. Asked for the knowledgeable sommelier, Christian Lacombe, for wine choices and server, Rafael
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • still my favourite
    Etherkay1
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    i am delighted this has reopened after the fire in the kitchen, such a lovely place with friendly and welcoming staff, they always go the extra mile to accommodate my guests. Lovely foccaccia to start with and delicious pesto dip. We had the pasta ( excellent Ravioli, though i also love the beetroot cavatelli), the branzino was perfectly done, and the zucchini chips and peas sides stood out as delicious. the view helps, and so does the very extensive wine list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely
    Dungustan
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Great food and service with a fantastic view of Columbus Circle.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great choice!
    LCFW8
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I called them and asked them to book me a table by the windows only 2 hours before my arrival. They told me they will do their best. When I arrived the restaurant was full, there were not a single empty table. However, my table by the window was ready. I worked in a restaurant before and I know how hard is to keep everybody happy. They always try. The food was very tasty and the service was great. I truly recommend sitting by the windows, since they have an outstanding view of Cristobal Columbus and the scenic view of Central Park.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • nyc117VIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    A' voce is always great but portion are getting smaller... branzino for lunch was barely visible ...
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Especially appreciated the $6 wine offered. It was delicious and so reasonably priced. The Birthday candle and little gift box was charming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I never Back this restaurant
    genevewine
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    When I arrived seat , waiter was asking me what kind of water do you like ? Usuarry I order sparkling water but recenrty made by maciene by hand whichi is I don`t like I have to check first menu and what kind of wine I will have .... Then I can chose water I said to water please wait .... Then she never back and she was talking with coworker She forget my wine ... I was there before noon , not busy time but she forget  Food was alredy cooked and desert was so bad !!!
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  • good for a business dinner
    steaktartare
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    table by the window helped. server was very thoughtful. food was excellent
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our favorite special event location
    barbarastevelman
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    When the management learned that we were celebrating our anniversary, we were overwhelmed with the flattering attention we received. There is always one course, at least, that is incomparable. This visit it was an entrée of pork belly with fig, arugula and balsamic. We have never had anything like it. Dessert was fabulous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • enjoyable lunch
    rainieVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Since it was restaurant week the noise level was a bit energetic. Nevertheless service was properly attentive and professional. The orata was beautifully prepared; just delicious with no fishy odor whatsoever. The pancetta was also very tasty. One of my dining companions had a problem and arrived almost 2 hours late for lunch. After she was seated at our table, she was graciously served her 3 course lunch without any rushing, etc. We will be returning soon.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • noname
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    This was a second Restaurant Week visit for my group. As before, we thoroughly enjoyed the food, service was lovely and we did not feel at all rushed or pressured to order more than we wanted. Selections for RW were varied and interesting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • restaurant week
    LizSmith
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    I was here for restaurant week in the spring, and my food seemed better then. This time my cold pea soup was tasteless and my dorrado (fish sp?) was fishy. The dessert was pretty good, but there was only the one option. We had a very nice glass of inexpensive red wine, which I enjoyed very much.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hats off to the chef
    LindaVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Lovely RW lunch. Challenging entree choices. Dorado was delicious, though appetizer size. Appetizers all excellent as was the one dessert offered, which were both generously sized. Very noisey. Nice touch - chocolate covered nuts for birthday honorees. Loved the $6 glasses of wine!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Food was chintzy, even for $25.00 Well prepared but very little. My companion had a fish filet so thin you could almost see through it. My pork belly had about one teaspoon of meat on it Single dessert was very nice, but a choice, even of sorbet, would have been a good idea if you don't like strawberry. Altogether, very disappointing.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beautiful Food & Space
    ParisPoodleVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    I've been to A Voce several times. The food is good--not outstanding, but consistently good. I went this time during Restaurant Week. The young maitre d' seemed inexperienced. She asked me to wait at the bar until my table was ready (which was strange, since I got there just as it was opening for lunch), then seemed to forget about me. She went on to seat two other parties who arrived after me, until she noticed me staring quite intently at her. I had an overly salty watercress salad, a nicely done fish, and an indifferent dessert. They did seat me near the window, overlooking Columbus Circle, which was nice, and the waitstaff was discreet and efficient. I'll be back, only because the food is fine, and the location convenient.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great find on restaurant week
    Youngjeezy
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    My girlfriend and I chose this as the first spot to try for NYC restaurant week. It's in the Time Warner building, so there's tons of space, and a nice view of Columbus circle, depending on where you're sitting. The wine list is huge, and our server was polite, friendly, and very attentive. All in all, it's a great spot for a leisurely lunch, and the food was top-notch. Can't recommend enough.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A good experience
    Yiteng
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I love the food in A Voce, but it made me wait so long. The restaurant is beauty but very noisy. I will not choose this place for dating.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This restaurant has a combination of excellent food, great ambiance, and good service-----a rare and winning combination!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.