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1350 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
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Bistro Milano Details
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
Private Party Facilities:
We do not have private party rooms available, but full buy outs of the restaurant are available.
Private Party Contact:
Susanna Biscontin (212) 757-2600
West 55th Street and 6th Avenue
F train to 57th Street, N, R, Q & W trains to 57th Street, and the B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue.
A word from Bistro Milano
Authentic Italian bistro with Milanese flare featuring traditional specialty from Lombardy and other regions from Italy. Warm environment welcoming casual and elegant attire. Outdoor patio seating available during summer season.
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My husband and I wanted a light
pre-theater meal. The menu looked great, but the food didn't live up to its description. Mushrooms and beets tasted canned rather then fresh, and everything was too heavily salted. Definitely not worth the price."
Dined on 2/28/2014
My fiance had just finished
visiting the Top of the Rock and were looking for somewhere with a good lunch menu that wasn't too far. This was a great little find a few blocks away. With the cold and it being the post Valentine's Day hangover, it wasn't very busy for lunch. The food was good, especially the calamari and shrimp fritte as an appetizer. The bread was fresh and warm and delicious as well. With only a few tables being seated, the food took quite a while for all the food prep, so not sure the cause of that. It was very nice also that on weekends, or at least Sunday, they have the brunch and lunch option you can order from."
Dined on 2/16/2014
Particularly appreciated the
northern Italian food. All was quite good. As was the service and ambience."
Dined on 2/15/2014
The Caesar salad was one of the
best I have ever had. Squash soup delicious. Everything was very good and I will definitely eat here again when I am in New York."
Dined on 2/15/2014
Had a business lunch here. Staff
was attentive, food was food and the restaurant ambiance was good."
Dined on 2/12/2014
We chose this place because it was
right across from our hotel and menu looked good. We were very pleased with our choice. The food was very good, the menu extensive, and were able to talk and visit with our friends without too much noise. Service was good. Wine was good, not great. Overall a very nice place. I would definitely go back."
Dined on 2/14/2014
Bistro Milano was a surprise find
as a companion and I searched for a spot to eat have going to MOMA. What a wonderful spot - in nice weather they have outdoor seating. The Mezza Luna pasta was wonderful. We were in NYC for10 days and literally went back to Bistro Milano two additional times - so in 10 days we ate there 3 times. My companion is from Paris, and I from the US - so you can call this a bit of an international review. The staff was nice and w truly enjoyed the restaurant. I have recommended the spot to others who have come back to tell me their experience was the same - they really enjoyed the restaurant."
Dined on 9/24/2013
Growing up and frequenting Italian
restaurants, Bistro Milano is exactly what it is supposed to be. You expect great service, great bread, good wine and a nice experience. Bistro delivers all that. I have had better food, so I can't rate it higher but I certainly didn't leave feeling disappointed.I would definitely go again next time I'm back. My guest enjoyed it as well."
Dined on 2/12/2014
We happened on this restaurant
from a hotel recommendation and were especially delighted about the choice. Everything was excellent-- the food, the service, the ambiance, the wine, and it was quiet enough to have conversation without distress! We recommend it highly and would return without question."
Dined on 1/24/2014
I picked Bistro Milano a business
meeting dinner. The food and service were outstanding and it was quiet and spacious enough to have a productive business conversation. The place would also be outstanding for date night or simply with friends. I highly recommend the Ahi Tuna appetizer."
Dined on 1/14/2014
If you are having an important
business meeting or just want to be able to hear what your lunch or dinner partner is saying, and vice versa, this is a good place. The food is secondary. I pass up what I consider to be 5 star food in the neighborhood for this place because the ambiance is civilized."
Dined on 1/14/2014
The 6 cheese appetizer was
excellent. Our meals were both very good. Setting is very New York. Service was great from time we walked in. This was our first time there and it was a real nice surprise. Very convenient too."
Dined on 1/11/2014
My husband dines here for business
lunches often so we decided to try it for dinner. Even though the restaurant was much less crowded at dinner the service was not responsive and the food left much to be desired. My fish was very fishy and my husbands veal was just okay and lukewarm. Would not go back."
Dined on 1/8/2014
Gratuity charge for party of 6 and
pu is TO much for the service we add Not a smile from the girl :("
Dined on 1/5/2014
Have visited Bistro Milan several
times and I'm always happy I came back. The food is delicious and the service just great. Each of the items we enjoyed from seafood to sausage risotto were wonderful. The staff is very friendly and try to do anything they can to make you comfortable. The restaurant is not large so would definitely plan ahead if you had a group larger than 4 or 5. Love to sit outside in the warmer months, it is just enough distance from 6th Ave. that it isn't very loud. I've also dined at the bar (which is a bit small) and enjoyed great service and felt comfortable as a woman traveling alone."
Dined on 12/28/2013
A friend recommended Bistro Milano
and we weren't disappointed. Outstanding Italian dishes. Looking forward to next visit."
Dined on 1/3/2014
The food and service were
outstanding! All of the suggestions the waitress made were perfect. The thin crust pizza with pesto was the best pizza we had on our trip to NYC."
Dined on 12/29/2013
We had the ravioli veal and the
papardelle al telefono pasta dishes, amazing, amazing amzing!"
Dined on 12/29/2013
I really enjoyed the food and the
atmosphere. The food and wine was priced way too high.Especially the wine. Because of this I would not go back unless a very special occasion"
Dined on 12/25/2013
Wrong dish delivered after long
wait then finally the dish we ordered arrived it was over cooked."
Dined on 12/24/2013
Portion control, portion control,
portion control... Food was great and best part was that your able to finish your whole meal with bread oil and balsamic vinaigrette. Highly recommend"
Dined on 12/21/2013
Great food and atmosphere. Loved
the selection of food! Will definitely return in the future!"
Dined on 12/21/2013
I had been to Bistro Milano for
lunch and sat in their outdoor section. Had such a great experience that I came here for my annual Christmas trip to the City dinner. The place was set up very nicely for Christmas and it had a good crowd for 5:30 on a Friday night. It was a little loud because of this but I had no problem hearing our waiter or having a conversation without having to yell or raise my voice. The food was excellent and service was right on top of us without being intrusive. Overall, another very good experience here."
Dined on 12/20/2013
Great cheese plate fruit and
honey. Not usually on menus. Nice find Attentive service . delicious pasta."
Dined on 10/19/2013
We stumbled across this place
while walking around, and what a great find it was!! The best food we had on our trip. The veal ravioli and risotto with spicy Italian sausage was incredible! We will be back for sure."
Dined on 12/7/2013
Service is great. Staff works well
together. Menu is not overwhelming."
Dined on 12/5/2013
Maybe I'm not used to NY prices,
but I dropped $209 (with tip) for two people. However, the food was wonderful. I had an octopus salad ($19) for an appetizer. It also featured sweet potato in addition to the greens. The octopus pieces were of a generous size and the most tender I've ever had. The vinaigrette was delicious. I had rabbit ($32) for an entree. It was tender and in a very nice, rich sauce. It was served on a bed of white polenta. My wife had very large,very succulent scallops ($34) for her entreé. They were extremely tender and cooked just right. For dessert we shared a molten chocolate cake ($12). It had the molten center you would expect. All in all, I give this place an excellent rating and would return. Bring your wallet."
Dined on 11/30/2013
Very delightful way to break away
from the office for a fine meal - light or heavy - and dine al fresco. Better to dine this way on a side street in Manhattan to avoid the roar of the buses and traffic."
Dined on 9/17/2013
Food was amazing! My husband and I
opted to share several courses, a phenomenal. The app, pasta and entree were wonderful, as was the service up till dessert. Things went downhill after that. Our waiter took our cappuccino/espresso order and disappeared after leaving the dessert menu. We finished our coffee before we found him and ordered dessert, then waited almost 30 minutes for the dessert. Our waiter was nowhere to be found and we had to ask the busboy to have another waitstaff rep bring our bill. In all fairness to our waiter I believe he was flustered after the table next to us (4 persons) asked for separate checks AFTER receiving the one check at the end of the meal."
Dined on 11/24/2013
Bistro Milano was a great find.
Delicious food, great service, friendly and efficient staff, pleasant ambiance. We would go back in a second!"
Dined on 11/23/2013
Excellent dining experience. Great
food, made even better by a genuinely kind, charming, helpful and attentive waiter!"
Dined on 11/12/2013
We chose the location beczuse the
theater was nearby, but the meal was OJK for appetizers, otherwise mediocre."
Dined on 11/14/2013
I would not recommend this
restaurant anymore to anyone, first time was great this time really unacceptable. I ordered a soup that was very good but the 19 dollar octopus plate was a disgrace. I wasted my open table dining coupon."
Dined on 11/13/2013
This was our second time at this
restaurant in the last month and we will definitely go back real soon. We started with fried calamari which was outstanding, then we had a pizza that was amazing. The pasta dishes are all fresh, flavorful and just the right portions. My husbands favorite dish is the Chicken Milanese which is perfectly prepared and presented beautifully. Our server Ben made the whole dining experience the very best in NYC."
Dined on 11/9/2013
We dined here twice over the
weekend and both were very nice experiences. Good food, good wine, good service."
Dined on 11/3/2013
Because my mother was an Italian
cook, I rarely choose Italian food at restaurants because they rarely come close. I make an exception for Bistro Milano. The staff knew the appropriate level of service to give throughout the meal. The food came out steaming hot and well-seasoned. The tiramisu, which rarely satisfies me, melts in your mouth. I look forward to coming back!"
Dined on 11/1/2013
This restaurant combines
efficiency, good food and a lively ambiance. The menu is interesting with no easy choices, given the wonderful food on offer. The pasta dishes are original and incredibly tasty, and proportionate. The fish is incredibly fresh. Lovely breads at the start as well. If you wish to be in and out quickly, that's no problem and if you wish to linger and relax you are made to feel more than welcome. A regular for me!"
Dined on 10/31/2013
Other than the portions being on
the small side, the food was quite good and the servers were quite attentive; also didn't feel rushed despite being the "rush" dinner hour. Water was continuously refilled and silverware replaced. Excellent food presentations and food was very good. The only nit is that portions were on the small side BUT that is actually a a good thing to prevent overeating. Was satisfied at the end but didn't feel stuffed. Would recommend and would definitely go back."
Dined on 10/30/2013
Bistro Milano is continuously
delicious! I highly recommend the first dessert with the mascarpone gelato and berries on top - so refreshing!"
Dined on 10/28/2013
Good food; Service was spotty - a
lot of the staff especially the younger ones hung out around the bar chatting among themselves."
Dined on 10/28/2013
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