Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse - Manhattan
Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse - Manhattan

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse - Manhattan

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.davios.com/
  • Phone: 2126614810x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: (Open December 2, 2014)
    Monday-Sunday 7:00am-10:00am
    Lunch:
    Monday-Friday 11:30am-2:30pm
    Dinner:
    Monday-Wednesday 5:00pm-10:30pm
    Thursday-Saturday 5:00pm-11:00pm
    Sunday 5:00pm-10:00pm
    Bar:
    Monday-Wednesday 11:30am-10:30pm
    Thursday-Friday 11:30am-11:00pm
    Saturday 5:00pm-11:00pm
    Sunday 5:00pm-10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Steve DiFillippo Chef/Owner, Chad Brown Executive Chef
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We tailor our menus to suit your needs. Please contact our Sales Team to discuss options.
  • Special Events: Please contact our Sales Team. We have multiple options, ready to be tailored to suit the needs of your event.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: East 45th Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse - Manhattan
THE IDEA & HISTORY
In 1985, at the young and ambitious age of 24, Steve DiFillippo purchased a locally-owned family restaurant called Davio’s on Newbury Street in Boston’s trendy Back Bay. As Boston’s culinary tastes evolved, he transformed the location into a destination. He retooled the menu, the space, the wine list. The new Davio’s soon garnered rave reviews.

The idea behind Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse was simple, regional Italian foods with a focus on the grill.
Everything made by hand from the best ingredients. Serve everything from aged steaks to simple-yet-unique pasta creations. Mirror this philosophy in the kitchen with our expert and attentive staff in the dining room, seeing to your every need and taking pride in your enjoyment of the meal. Davio's has since opened locations in Philadelphia, Foxborough, MA, Atlanta, Chestnut Hill, MA, Lynnfield, MA and Manhattan.
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Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse - Manhattan reviews from OpenTable diners
95 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (45)fit for foodies (41)romantic (33)good for groups (32)notable wine list (29)great for lunch (24)neighborhood gem (20)hot spot (6)kid-friendly (4)great for brunch (2)great for outdoor dining (2)late-night find (1)scenic view (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Great!!
    Luv2play10Us2VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Food and service were awesome!! A great choice while in Manhattan :)
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    Nycfoodiegal
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Really great experience. From the smiling host that seated us and even used our last name (how they keep everyone's names straight is beyond me) to the knowledgable wait staff. Server recommended the lemon ravioli delish. And the crispy chicken livers he said those were a Davios tradition or something, either way tradition or not they were delish! He even said they do 1/2 price wine on Sundays so will definitely be back For that! And I saw a cute patio for drinks and bites on the way in but he humidity being at 70% that day was way too hot for that will be back on a cooler day. But overall really great experience! And the staff was very friendly, but not overbearing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth $125
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Four of us split the $500 bill -- food was o.k. but waiter was arrogant and $31 glass of wine was an unpleasant surprise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Davios in Manhattan was wonderful
    WilltravelforfoodVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We first ate at Davios in Boston's and learned there was one in NYC. We recently tried it and it was wonderful. Slightly different menu than Boston but equally as good. The service was excellent and we would go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Daviecee
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We had the "executive special" and were underwhelmed. The salmon appeared to have been deep-fat fried, perhaps to heat it up? When ordering the dessert, we wanted a mix of flavors for the ice cream, but the waiter couldn't seem to understand or express something so we kept them all the same. When it arrived, we saw that there were three scoops and we finally figured out what he couldn't explain. Disappointing. With all the choices in Manhattan, this one will probably not warrant a repeat.
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  • I was surprised
    henkny
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The food was amazing. I was surprised how good it was seeing that I never heard about it and walked by it a few times. The service was great and I would definitely recommend this place to others. My starter as carpacio was ok but the main course steak was perfectly cooked and very tasteful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant Surprise!
    TLFarino
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Went here for Restaurant Week for the first time and we were blown away! As soon as we sat at the bar to have a pre-dinner drink, we received a free appetizer from the bartender, then we got another free appetizer (tasting) from our waiter. Throughout the night the waiter and staff were very friendly and helping, made us feel like they loved what they did and enjoyed the customers. All the food was amazing! We could not get enough. Portions were also very generous for Restaurant Week compared to other places. We pick a great bottle of wine to which the waiter brought out enormous wine glasses I've never seen before. Ended with perfect dessert and a cappuccino. Definitely going back on a regular night. Well worth the money!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • terrific Lunch
    Bern
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    the restaurant week menu had great choices and the food was delicious with generous portions. Beautiful venue in convenient location with attentive service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service!
    Chad
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The staff were very professional and welcoming. The food was perfect. They gave us a high dining experience without the feeling of pretension. I'd definitely recommend Davio's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good time every time
    caesar790
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Next set friends. Still a good time. Pasta excellent as always. Found a new drink. Monkey Shoulder.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Surprise
    Zaika
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I have been here two times once for dinner and one for lunch. both times the staff has been amazing.. the food was delicious and I would highly recommend this for great lunch meeting.. or Romantic dinner for two should you decide. Either way great surprise in the area of midtown, and I will revisit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding
    BestMealEverVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I decided to be a little adventurous and got the chicken liver and it was one of the best foodie decisions i've made in a long time. It was cooked perfectly and the sauce that glazed each piece kept me wanting more and more. I will definitely be back here again in the future.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • tomfordVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Several levels below Capital Grille, which is around the corner on 42d Street. Hardworking staff can't compensate for mediocre food. The chicken pasta casserole wouldn't be served in the local diner. Kitchen needs a complete makeover.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ouch
    daveVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    the one in Boston is great. this is a very very mediocre version of the original. I don't think this restaurant makes it a year in NYC. the food is below average, the service is fair, and the prices are absurdly high.
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  • Anne
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    I found the waiter to be very stiff; came to our table and addressed me by the wrong name and then said, ok then, "ladies'" and never came back after we politely declined an appetizer several times. We then had another waiter for the rest of the meal but he never even smiled. The gentlemen that brought our food out were more pleasant.
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  • Crafted Italian
    MylesVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Wonderfully crafted Italian. This isn't your spaghetti and meatball spot. This is true northern fare. From the beautiful plating to the aroma that each dish offers its orderer. This place is fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • jsalVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Went here for Restaurant Week lunch. I had the lentil salad (very good), salmon (poor), and a dessert I can't remember. Service was excellent and attentive. The place was nice.
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  • pleasantly surprised
    lanceVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    ended up coming here on spur of the moment for restaurant week. the area lacks any good places w/o being overpriced, and we were lucky to find this spot. weren't sure what to expect since I think it was new, but service was great, food was great, not too overpriced, and was very nice inside. would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful experience!
    FoodieFeedback
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    This restaurant was chosen because of its proximity to Grand Central Terminal. I met with a business colleague for a meeting and a meal, and truth be known, the food and customer service were so outstanding, that we both felt the "stuffiness" of a business meeting subside! Upon entering the lower level restaurant we were acknowledged and greeted immediately, seated, and then I, as the host, was addressed by my name by our waiter....what a lovely touch. I would highly recommend Davio's, and am already planning to return!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Service was good - very good food - dessert was very disappointing
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Waiter was very attentive and the food and wine was delicious!!! Definitely would come again
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good 1st Experience
    FoureyeVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    During New York restaurant week, I went to Davio's, a new Italian place downstairs in a hotel on Lexington Avenue across from Grand Central, and I was not disappointed. The special menu was first rate, with a salad, special pasta, and a chocolate cake for dessert, with each course tasty and well-presented. The usual menu was so expensive that it took me aback, but maybe I will venture there again when on the expense account, since the food quality was that good and the venue was very soothing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Food was excellent. My wife's steak was cooked to perfection and my lamb was delicious. Service was very good as well. Great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • sherylfVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Great menu with options for all types of diners. Fresh and beautifully presented dishes. Server was very pleasant and knowledgable. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience!
    Caterina
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    I'm not really the fine dining type, but my experience here took place during restaurant week at 1PM for lunch. Our server, Arthur was an absolute delight. We enjoyed three courses which were cooked well, especially the caponata which made my little Sicilian heart squeal with joy. I had the farro salad, which was suited to my particular taste (and it was healthy too), and then the salmon which wasn't supposed to be accompanied by caponata, but Arthur and the chef were happy to to make that alteration. Topped off the meal with a cappucino and chocolate mousse that was delicious and light. Overall, it was a lovely experience and I have no complaints. Their menu has gluten free options which is also great :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great job all around
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Arrived early on a Saturday and was concerned that we were literally the first ones there. The food was excellent from start to finish. Somethings were outstanding. Started with Kobe meatballs. First we received a basket of homemade bread from focaccia to a fig bread with eggplant and a salted butter. Before the meatballs, came a complimentary amuse bouche rice ball with marinara. Really nice. The app included two huge meatballs in a delicious marinara. The main courses were all excellent from the pasta to the braised short rib to roasted chicken. Everything was wonderful. To end it, the fritters with salted caramel were so delicious. Service was excellent and the entire staff made you feel welcome. We will definitely return.
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  • Great Environment
    Greg
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This was a great dinner. The food had a little more sodium than I typically like but it was good food. The ambiance was fabulous.
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    fit for foodies, romantic
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  • fantastic all around
    love2eat
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    It was our first time at any Davio's restaurant...our experience will be forever remembered....great food, service and the "special" attention paid to my husband on his 65th birthday that day...also he is retiring today after 40 plus years on the Newton Fire Dept. Mass...so it was a very special occasion all around...thanks again for you great service....the Chagnon family
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New and overpriced
    eastsoutalotVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Too overpriced for ordinary food I expected more from davio chain
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Great experience overall. The food was outstanding! Will return for sure.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service
    Rethguar
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We had a great experience - excellent service and food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • italian steakhouse and more
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Interesting and varied menu. I was apprehensive about the crispy chicken livers but strangely lured by them. They were great. The pork chop was enormous and wonderfully cooked. Great wine list - the price range was good and as you'd expect a good selection of Italian wines (reasonably proved). Well worth a visit. Nice and friendly bar. And the restaurant was not noisy , which I always think as a bonus for NYC places.
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  • Delicious food and great service
    WorkinmommieVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Everything was outstanding; their marinara sauce to was delish (and as a picky Italian that's saying a lot!). They also have a dedicated gluten free menu which is great for those of us who need that. And the service was impeccable. Nicely decorated though it's on the basement level so there aren't any windows but the food is so good you wouldn't notice a view anyway!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • AndyVIP
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    This was my first time there and we had a business dinner for 2 but were very short on time; had to catch a train home. The wait staff was very accommodating, and service was stellar. the food was great too!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • awesome steak. awesome pasta.
    caesar790
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    16 oz. Natural ribera was cooked to perfection. The pastas were great. We had them as appetizers but I'd go back to have the pasta as a full meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Decent food, terrible service
    dandVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Considering the restaurant was empty and we didn't order any starters, it took 45 minutes for a steak and our waiter seemed to abandon us.
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  • Great find
    Kipster
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    We went here prior to a broadway show. Was surprise to get a table for 7 that close to show time. The food was amazing, and the service was spectacular. A gem of a find - now going on my "places to eat in NYC" list
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • christianVIP
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    First time at Davio's and generally very satisfied with our meal for a large group. Meatballs and other apps were excellent. Entrees were generally well received by everyone except for the Vongolo Spaghetti which no one was impressed with.
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  • Davio's a New York treat
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    First rate service, kind staff, outstanding food - attention to detail intimate setting - very expensive but worth the splurge - We have eaten at the Boston Davio's - both have their unique qualities - both have excellent service, staff and food choices. Will return again !
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    special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dining experience
    BBLL
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    We were there on Sunday when they have the half price wine special which is a great idea. The room is lovely, as was the service. The food was excellent. Large portions, reasonably priced and delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet