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Arno Ristorante
Arno Ristorante
  • Address:
    141 West 38th Street
    New York, NY 10018
    Theater District / Times Square
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $31 to $50

Arno Ristorante Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.arnoristorante.com
  • Phone: (212) 944-7420
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:45am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Luis Uzcha
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Office Delivery and off premise Catering is available upon request. We offer full service catering at the location of your choice.
  • Special Events & Promotions: We offer an Iron Chef Competition, Hands on Cooking Classes, Wine Tastings and a variety of special events for groups.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 7th Avenue and Broadway
  • Public Transit: 1, 2, 3,7, N, R, Q, W & Shuttle subway lines to Times Square/42nd Street, and B, D, F & V subway lines to 42nd Street/Bryant Park.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Central Parking System is located across the street. On Saturdays street parking is available.
A word from Arno Ristorante
Arno Ristorante serves tasty Northern Italian specialties in the heart of the Garment District. We are only a few blocks from Madison Square Garden and the Theater District.
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Diner Reviews
  • "I highly recommend the cuisine at Arno's following a Broadway matinee or before an evening show. The food is excellent as is the staff and the dining atmosphere. Everyone is friendly and accommodating. They even sang Happy Birthday to one of our party members whose birthday we were celebrating. This was an excellent dining experience."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "When we walked in, I looked around and thought, "Ok it looks like a classic Old School NY Italian Restaurant" It was kind of empty but don't let that keep you from going in! Arno is in the Fashion District and as such they do a huge lunch business and don't get a ton of tourists. That's the tourists' loss! They do decent theater business. Arno has been around for over 20 years and I now know why. The staff and the food! The service was outstanding! We were made to feel at home from the start. The menu is just the starting point and they do so much more! I had the tortellini Al'Amtriciana (onions, tomatoes, bacon and pancetta) Perfectly cooked and delicious! Risotto with seafood...Unbelievably good! I will keep coming back!!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "We had six people for dinner and the food and service was excellent. It is a little off the beaten path but worth finding."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Reservation for two after 8 on a Monday got us a seat along a wall. The wait staff is aged but very knowledgeable and authentic. We selected a decent wine from the wine list and both enjoyed the veal special. We were a bit disappointed in the presentation and the side, however, the main course was enjoyable. We passed on the dessert and coffee after being neglected for some time and then being offered the dessert cart from a neighboring waiter. Not memorable enough to return without trying other establishments with the same cuisine in the neighborhood."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Great food. Our waiter, Desi, was spectacular. This is a definite keeper."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Arno Ristorante is a favorite for my office when we want a superior meal and Italian food is desired. I even brought my mom!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "It was our first time here. There were four of us and we each ordered different appetizers and entrees and we were all very pleased. The service was very good as was the ambience. It was an early evening seating so the noise level was quiet. We found a great new restaurant between the theater district and Penn Station."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Arno's is a very lovely restaurant. The service is great. The food is yummy. The restaurant is comfortable. It's a great place to go for a business lunch, before theater, or just for a relaxing dinner."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "I remembered having lunch here 13 years before and wanted to give my out of town friend a great dining experience after we went to the theater. We didn't want the noise & kitsch of the places in Times Square. It went beyond great: the food was amazing, the service was very professional & personable. We had the speciaI: pasta siciliano, caprese salad, white & dark chocolate cake with pineapple and a wonderful red wine recommended by the maitre'd. I would go back in a heartbeat. In fact, I'm planning on doing that for my son's birthday in August! I recommend Arno's wholeheartedly!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "This place is a gem.... The service exceptional .. the food amazing traditional Italian... It's a NYC staple... XO"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "I've eaten here several times and the food never disappoints. I'm very particular with my Italian cuisine and this place is fantastic. My favorite dishes are the Gnocci pesto and Tortellini Bolognese. The wait staff is very friendly and attentive. Overall great experience. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Arno Restoranre is a great restaurant with personal attention, superior service and fantastic food. Un ottimo restorante italiano!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "I've been here many times and always super happy...but not this last time. We had 3 different waiters take care of us over the course of a 1 hour lunch - never saw the same person twice. I was told of a seared scallop over black risotto special (which he said was amazing) and decided to get it but what was served was scallops with a side of saffron rice. The second waiter told me the first must have misunderstood the special (which I may add he had written down not memorized so find that hard to believe). The rice was mediocre and the scallops were not very sweet /tasty at all. Also tried the special appetizer which was portobello mushroom carpacio with some salad on top -- it was drab in color (not appetizing to look at) and flavor"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "The staff is extremely attentive and is happy to take special requests. never had to look up for a server, they were always looking out for us"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "This was my third or fourth time at Arno. It's so convenient after a theatre matinee and on the way to Penn Station. Service is old-time attentive and the food is very good. We sat in the bar area the last time which was really appreciated since there was a private dinner of about 40 people in the dining area. Will definitely continue to come after Saturday matinees."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "This was a special occasion, my daughter's college graduation dinner. The staff acknowledged that and definitely made us feel comfortable. We received great service from all staff members. But, a big shout out goes to our waiter, Desi. He had lots of personality and was a joy to have. The food was delicious, definitely no complaints from our party. "
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Italy out of Italy! Every dish was very taste and fresh ! Service was friendly ! "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "I had friends in from Italy and our dining experience couldn't be better. The waiters spoke Italian, and made them feel welcome. Service was great. Food was delicious. I have been here many times before, and I am never dissappointed."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • " We visited Arno last Saturday night and were very pleasantly surprised. The restaurant has a charm even though it is very large. The service was very professional and the food was outstanding. The staff was especially friendly and helpful. We will definitely return as it is convenient to most Broadway plays and midtown events."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "While the food was great, did not expect the crowd of people, probably some for Madison Square Garden. The waiter was very attentive and had a great personality. If I was in the neighborhood, I would return."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Friend cancelled last minute, but I had to eat. Convenient to Penn Station. It was fine, but I prefer the bar area and GREAT potato chips!!!!"
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "Great Italian food and service. Just a shirt walk to Penn station. A great find!"
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Food was quite good, staff was attentive and engaging (our waiter was actually quite humorous). Prices a bit high, but very good place all around."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Great food for reasonable price, had the tortellini bolognese. The other 3 people with me all felt that this was a very good restaurant. Very charming and entertaining waiter. Definitely recommend if you are in the garment center or midtown west"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "The branzino was outstanding, among the best i have had. Service was fantastic"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "pleasant service friendly waitstaff and excellent food. they will always prepare your food however you ask. very accomodating"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Service was really great, as we were the only Table in the restaurant. Food was definitely mediocre at best and overpriced. Descriptions did not pan out very accurate. Would Not return."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "I had the veal chop (broiled) and it was amazing! One of the best I've ever had. It was cooked perfectly and came out fairly quickly."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "A definite must! From the time u walk in to when u leave u will enjoy the experience. We were 4 people - had appetizers, entree and dessert. We shared and everything was fantastic!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Great place for a large group, as there is often room to accommodate "
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Place is outdated, food is poor quality and service is drab - skip it if you value your money and time. Arrived at 6 pm and the place was nearly empty. The service was poor and tip driven. The wait staff ignored our table unless they were assigned to it. Overall, have had much better and there really isn't any reason to return in a town with so many better choices. There's nothing special about this tourist trap. We ordered on pasta dish and one chicken dish. The pasta (tortoleni) was something any of us could have made at home and was not attractive by appearance. The chicken dish was supposed to be breast stuffed with prosciutto and cheese. It was served as a flattened piece of chicken with a thin slice of ham w/ lump of potatoes."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Arno is always awesome to me! Never had a bad experience, still one of my favorite spots in NYC."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Great dinner, great service. Our waiter was top-notch."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Arno's is excellent with very good food and sevice. I would go back and highly recommend it."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "My wife and I had very good meals. Service was great. I love pasta and the tortilinni was fantastic."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Tired restaurant, from a bygone era. Zillions of better Italian places in NY."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "Hidden on 38 th street behind scaffolds is a wonderful old world Italian restaurant. Polite waiters, excellent service and a delicious lunch that was more like dinner. Only suggestion I would have is more of a lunch menu at lunchtime. Otherwise, great!!"
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "First time here and it was a very nice experience. Will definitely be back."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Everything was delicious!! We wanted to eat near the theatre district but closer to Penn Station. This restaurant worked out perfect. the waiters couldn't have been nicer and the food was very good. Looks like they have another room where you can have a private party also."
    Dined on 2/1/2014