A Voce Madison
A Voce Madison

A Voce Madison

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.avocerestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 2125458555x
  • Hours of Operation:
    A Voce now offers a $28 prix fixe menu for lunch only.






    Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:45am-2:30pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:30pm-10:00pm
    Friday-Saturday: 5:30 pm-10:30pm
    Sunday: closed
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Ben Lee
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact us directly for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Pierre Fernandez 2125458555x
  • Special Events: HAPPY HOUR
    offered between 4p-7p
    Monday to Friday

    Cocktails $7
    Margarita in Fuoco
    Pepper Infused Tequila, Solerno,
    Fresh Lime Juice

    Kir Italiano
    Pasqua Prosecco, St. Germain, Crème Yvette,
    Lemon Juice

    Prosecco
    Pasqua, Treviso, Brut, Veneto

    Peroni
    Draft Beer




Getting there

  • Cross Street: 26th Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: After 7pm



    Nearest parking garage is at 23rd Street and Park Avenue
A word from A Voce Madison
The word is out: Marlon Abela, the restaurateur behind London's Michelin one-star with two-stars rising Greenhouse, has opened a new modern Italian restaurant A Voce ("word of mouth") on the edge of chic Madison Square Park. The emphasis is on grown-up, deeply delicious Italian cookery set against a back drop of Italian style and organic East Coast elements.
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A Voce Madison reviews from OpenTable diners
115 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (61)special occasion (50)notable wine list (47)great for outdoor dining (43)neighborhood gem (42)great for lunch (41)romantic (31)good for groups (20)vibrant bar scene (9)hot spot (8)great for brunch (8)late-night find (4)kid-friendly (4)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Everything was great. The staff and service was incredible. The food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Lighting was too bright Service slow Appetizers ok
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely place
    Renata
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This is very awesome and elegant place. We loved it!!!! The decoration is very nice, simple and elegant. Food presentation very well done. Service is outstanding. They exceeded our expectations. Will go back
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GeneKellyVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We've been here about ten times, and keep coming back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant Dining Experience
    Judi
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    For our first time here, it was a very nice experience, the food was very good, and you must get the cream donuts for dessert! A wonderful bottle of wine was recommended and the staff was pleasant. All in all I would definitely recommend this place and would go back again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always fantastic!
    almin1204VIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Among top 5 of my favorite restaurants in NY! Chef Ben Lee is phenomenal, all staff is very professional, starting with Maitre d' Pierre Fernandez is wonderful! I have been a regular for years and I keep going back. 2 bookings for lunch this week alone!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Restaurant week at A Voce
    sigmund80
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    For Restaurant Week a three-course lunch menu at $25 was creative, beautifully served, and a thorough delight. For $25 it was a virtual steal. The regular menu was broad and significantly higher in price, with the (extra) charge for coffee at $5 and green tea at $6. Perhaps restaurants in this "famous name" class are taking advantage of the fact that NYC has become a magnet for wealthy tourists from all over and local financial moguls, who are willing and able to pay these very high prices.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • pretty fabulous!
    JoannelizVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The service is so attentive and personal but not intrusive. The food is unusual but not weird! Terrific place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great business scene
    RAHPT
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    The restaurant week menu was a good mix from lunch and dinner menu items. The food and service was well paced and staff adapted to our needs for more or less time. Beautiful environment and calm ambiance. A definite place for future business or other more formal lunches or meals by Madison Square.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • lovely place
    sakura
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I enjoyed myself with my friends for lunch. The food was great and the service was Ann amazing. I will definitely come back for an anniversary or birthday.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • pickychooseydiner
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The overall experience was very pleasant. The food was very good and each course was very good, presentation lovely. The service was excellent and very accommodating. Our original reservation was for three adults and a toddler. The toddler and his escort were held up by nap time but when they did arrive about 35 minutes later the staff could not be more accommodating. The restaurant was busy but they certainly did not rush our party. I do recommend Voce Madison for food, atmosphere and its warm, friendly and accommodating service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great!!
    kyongee
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I understand that many restaurants are weary of restaurant week. None of this weariness showed at this restaurant. The service was impeccable, the food fresh and delicious. For these reasons I will definitely go back after restaurant week.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Voce (Midtown)...delicious...
    Adrienne
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    This was a perfect lunch, service, and ambiance. EVERYTHING was perfect. The service was impeccable and extremely friendly. The food was delicious and plentiful. We did not leave starving or hungry. The place is lovely. However, because the door to the outdoor dining was open, it was a bit chilly for me. The manager was constantly on the roam checking with clients as to food worthiness and if he could do anything to help. He visited our table 3 times but we had not a single complaint. We enjoyed it immensely and plan to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • excellent service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    very friendly and the service is impeccable. the waiter is knowledgeable and gives details about the course.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Treated like a queen
    RestWeekLady
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Though we were there for a reatuarant week lunch. The host, manager and sommelier came up to Us and treated us like VIPs. The waiter George accommodated all my food needs and exclusions. The only downside was the awful scaffolding obscuring the light, and making the outdoor diners, well.... Eat under construction.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • One of the best Italian in NYC
    DodgersWillVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Spectacular menu and very attentive service. Consistently exceeds expectations.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WastingfoodisasinVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    First time RW attempt. Had skate, fluke, and ricotta mousse. Overall, tastes were flat and too mild. Especially, fluke was too oily. Cannot understand why Michelin guide gave a star to this restaurant. Service was relatively slow. No tablecloth. Tables and chairs are too casual and outdated than expected.
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  • Lives up to its reputation
    WLBayRidge
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Simply, very good food, well executed, though the dessert (for restaurant week: a riccotta dish) didn't live up to the appitizer and entree round. Which, for many places is the high point. (This is more good than bad. A dessert shouldn't outshine the main course.) Still, my wife and I want to go back to sample what read like great menu. [We sat outside for lunch, which as a bit noisy, what with the trucks and busses, but a georgous July day.)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    HappyVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Went during restaurant week. Two of the three of us had the RW menu, which was truly just a subset of the regular menu. All had good size portions. I highly recommend the lemon ricotta ravioli: beautiful colors and flavors. Excellent service. They provide a little treat for dessert, a homemade chocolate marshmallow. Yum.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just Okay
    NYCSavvyG
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    After reading many great reviews I decided to bring my boyfriend here for what was suppose to be a romantic birthday dinner. From the start when we walked up to the restaurant there was scaffolding covering the outdoor seating. The weather was so perfect would have been nice to eat outside. In addition, it's not across from the park as noted but a quarter off Madison Avenue. The ambiance was pretty casual and not upscale as I expected. In addition, the wait staff took a while to ask us what we wanted to order for dinner. We ordered the fired ravioli and prosciutto which was good not great, lamb main course was okay, however, the donuts with caramel sauce were excellent. The wait staff were very friendly and accommodating.
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  • New Chef? Ben Lee!
    LookingForWOWVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Haven't been to A VOCE for more than 2 years..after my last two visits offered food "barely passable". When I heard that a new chef had recently taken over the kitchen and was getting great reviews, I decided to give it another try. WOW! Everything my husband and I ordered was awesome! The creamy-dreamy Uovo, the yummy dried-cherry and pecan studded salad, the simple "Jersey tomato" pasta, the delightful oven roasted fluke, the dessert (mammamia!)....what an array and ALL absolutely delicious! You go Ben!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • rockdove
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Enjoyed Restaurant Week menu lunch, very good appetizer & entree though portion small, mediocre dessert selection
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • A notch down
    EdNYC
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    this restaurant used to excel at the quality of food. Unfortunately this time it was not to par with its reputation. Not that I hated it, it is still a good value.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious for dinner
    Etherkay1
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Possibly the most delicious squid ink pasta I have eaten and perfect Kir Royals:) the staff were very accommodating and made sure we had a great table
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food
    BK42
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    My colleagues and I dined at this restaurant for lunch. The food and service were outstanding. Definitely will come back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of my fav restaurants
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    I love that the menu constantly changes to reflect seasonal ingredients. The service is amazing, the wine is delicious, and the food is always scrumptious! A Voce Madison is definitely one of my favorite restaurants in Manhattan. Get here as soon as possible.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant Lunch
    Mtisch
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    We had a good lunch with very attentive service. The noise level was a little high for my taste,but it was not unbearable.I would definitely return,but would prefer to sit outside to dine.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love their food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    A Voce is a destination for when you want a quiet, but fun scene and an incredibly tasty meal. They're very accomodating and the Maitre D' was especially attentive. The waiter was very friendly when he was at the table, but since we were sitting near the kitchen, he seemed very unhappy when he wasn't 'on duty.'
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Would definitely go back again!
    Ching
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The food was great and the service was even better. The waiter was knowledgeable and all recommendations were excellent. The whole staff was courteous and made us feel welcomed. It was overall a great dining experience, and we'll go again the next time we visit NYC.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    great ingrediants used in food. great presentation of food. attentive service. portions on entree were a little small for price. (I had branzino) It was enough for me but for someone with larger appetite-they may leave hungry.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food but...
    luv2eatVIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    I went on a Thursday night and the place was pretty empty. It might have been due to the weather, as there was some heavy rain that night. The restaurant was pretty and the service was good. The food was delicious but I was surprised at how small the entrée servings were. I ordered the Agnolotti (ricotta and lemon stuffed pasta) and there were maybe 10 little half-moon shaped pastas on my plate. Fortunately, my friend and I had shared a salad and the burratina appetizer (both very good), otherwise I would have definitely left feeling hungry. Overall, it was a very nice meal.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    A Voce had very good food and was nicely presented. Service was outstanding, with the ambiance being fair. I would go back again for the great food and service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A nice place
    JFigueroaC
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    An excellent place to dine. We had a very good night. We were recommended this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food great service
    Server1
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    I am a server in a fine dining restaurant and I find it hard to find a place I genuinely like to eat at. I got the same service I would have given to a table and was very satisfied. The food was good, portions a little small. Wasn't too fond of the chocolate and pistachio dessert. The wine program was great. The sommeliers were very helpful and able to recommend exactly which wine I should pair with my meal. If it wasn't as expensive as it is I would definitely go to this restaurant once a week. Overall it was one of my best dining experiences.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent dinner location
    Denn
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The food was delicious, and the service was top-notch; attentive without being intrusive. Bartender made a very good cocktail!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • MomofReo
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Lovely outdoor patio dining, very attentive and friendly service , great Ouef appetizer, salad, Mascarpone dessert--will return for a second round!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • inventive and serene
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    a creative and ambitious menu, executed with class and style. amazing wines. pastas that are well above others.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Service
    Lavelle
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    A friend and I went very late on Saturday evening,. The kitchen was closing and he was running late, so I ordered appetizers and entrees for both of us. That staff and kitchen could not be more accommodating, including holding the pastry chef to provide an excellent desert. The wine was exceptional, the crudo superb and the gnoccetti was marvelous. We've been there before this visit and I'm sure we'll be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    LolaVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Top-notch from beginning to end. Great food, knowledgeable servers and a handsome venue.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NYCfoodie
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    excellent delicately seasoned food --- awesome service, attentive and friendly, very accommodating....we had a great time and will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet