Del Posto
Del Posto

Del Posto

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.delposto.com/
  • Phone: 2124978090x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30am-2:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Friday 5:30pm-11:00pm
    Saturday 4:30pm-11:00pm
    Sunday 4:30pm-10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Mark Ladner
  • Dress Code: Jacket Preferred
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access
  • Entertainment: Live piano music

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 10th Avenue and 16th Street
  • Public Transit: 14th Street & 8th Avenue.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Del Posto
Diners should be aware there is not an a la carte menu for parties of 5 and larger. A 5 course Il Menu Del Posto and an 8 course Captain's menu are available for these parties.

Del Posto respectfully requests that gentlemen refrain from wearing shorts, sandals, sleeveless shirts, and baseball caps. Most men choose to wear jackets, but jackets are not required.

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Del Posto is the first Italian restaurant in almost 40 years to be awarded 4 stars from the New York Times. Del Posto is the ultimate expression of what an Italian restaurant should be. We can best be described as an evolution of cuisines, menus, service, and ambiance that have characterized the history of the Italian dining experience in this country. Celebrate Italian viticulture with Del Posto's Wine Director Jeff Porter, on Saturdays from 1pm to 2pm. 5 wines for $5, now through Labor Day.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Del Posto reviews from OpenTable diners
451 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.7
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (363)fit for foodies (293)romantic (288)notable wine list (263)great for lunch (77)good for groups (58)neighborhood gem (48)hot spot (48)vibrant bar scene (18)late-night find (15)great for brunch (12)scenic view (10)kid-friendly (7)great for outdoor dining (7)Show More
  • Outstanding restaurant
    WesleyVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    It's simply a wonderful restaurant. Great service, complete wine list (147 pages!), food was spectacular, especially the burnt beef! Burnt beef at Del Posto is really special. You don't really see it in other restaurants. You gotta try it when you have the chance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    My girlfriend and I had a late dinner at Del Posto. The service was uncompromising and the food was fantastic. The night was especially special thanks to the selections of small bites that the chef had prepared between courses. While it was pricey it was worth every penny.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing as usual
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Have been to del posto four times. great food, the pasta is incredible. One of my favorites!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Del Posto is fantastic!
    Murray
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Several weeks ago, I had lunch at Del Posto. Because it was such an extraordinary dining experience, I ate dinner there with some out-of-town friends this weekend. Dinner surpassed lunch, which was difficult to do. We met for drinks and then had dinner. We were there for 5 hours total. The service was better than wonderful, in part because no one rushed us, and in part because the staff are so knowledgeable about anything we asked them. The 5-course dinner was perfect, as was the wine we had before dinner. I will certainly go back for another special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A special place!
    JeffVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Del Posto was wonderful. The food was great, especially the Veal Chop entree. The service could not have been better. The staff was pleasant, knowledgeable, and efficient. Always available but never obtrusive. Desserts were unexpectedly good. We celebrated my sister's 70th birthday here on Saturday and could not have chosen a better place!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Del posto
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Good but very expensive. Taste menu has too many dishes we ended up fuel
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DawinerVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Fabulous meal. Impeccable timing. Paul the sommelier was excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Almost Perfect
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Impeccable service, delectable food. Bar service disappointing and the pasta was cooked a tiny bit too long. Otherwise an outstanding experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An experience in NYC
    Fenied03
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Food fantastic !!! Italian food but with a new touch that makes it unbelievable ! I think The service and also The ambient are old and unstilish ... Something more cool and modern could be much better . Prices very high also !!!
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Went here on a first day made an excellent impression. A little pricey but worth every penny. Highly recommended. Service is impeccable. Staff is polite, courteous and will explain anything you do not know on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor Service
    JAML
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    They have only explained what the dishes were for us for one of the five courses (maybe they were too busy or just simply forgot.) Servers didn't bother to wait till we finished our food before they took the plates away, they simply assume because we were talking, that is definitely the implication of we were done with the dishes. And maybe because it was late (11pm, which in fairness, we started our dinner at 9pm), after they took our dessert away, and took maybe 1 minutes to give us our bill, they were in a rush of making us pay the bill. It was a reunion, and we were still talking and tried to enjoy our evening, we were going to pay, but could they just give us some more time to talk with friends and finish our conversation first?
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    This was my fourth visit, and I think the quality and presentation of the courses was even better than the last experience. The service was again wonderful. A memorable evening - start to finish.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing
    MonicacolegioVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Everything really good! The food, the ambience and the staff, i will come back to try different dishes.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently spectacular
    JerryVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I always return expecting something to have slipped, but they consistently overachieve. Halibut was stunning, appetizers were great and the 2-3 course dessert expanded our waist several notches. Can't write a review without mentioning service. They deliver classic service with contempory twist. It is nice to enjoy proper service without being smothered in it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Very knowledgeable and professional staff. All dishes were thoughtfully executed and perfectly prepared. Portions were a good size. So many special gifts came from the kitchen, most notably the six extra tastes of desserts and the entire whole dessert provided to our table to try, just because the chef had to make something with the in season peaches. So delicious. Loved that a table for two was large enough for four people and was very private (not the normal NYC two top shoved 4 inches from the next couple). They even had stools to put your purse on. Everything was great. Very expensive though, so save this for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • warmth & elegance, extraordinary
    ekj67
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I've been lucky enough to dine here twice. It's an epitome of NYC dinging, sumptuous, grand yet intimate at the same time. The Service is absolutely perfect, completely enveloping yet warm, personable and unobtrusive at the same time. Food is exquisite, presentation, flavors, the pastas and desserts especially have stood out. Wine list is award winning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Excellent Dinner, Served Very Well
    Murphy
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Best dinner meal I ever had. Each course was delicious and the service was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just plain great.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Not much more needs to be written - but this was a perfect spot for a 15th wedding anniversary dinner. Loved the food and service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • LaPhil
    LaPhil
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    It was a total delight. Service was always attentive without being pushy or overbearing. As a foodies, we were all impressed by the variety of presentation, the plating and most importantly, the layers of taste. My only suggestion for future partakers of this heavenly fair is th allow your self the luxury of several hours to enjoy oneself without the need of being somewhere else 'later.'
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Great dinner at Del Posto
    Soujek
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Dinner celebration on a thursday evening with family. Had the captains dinner. The restaurant is large, nicely decorated and impressive. Food was excellent, standouts were the Luna Piena and the Oreccheitte with lamb neck ragu with chanterelles, which was mouth-watering delicious. Service was flawless, sommelier was excellent. I would say the meal was overpriced but on a par with other top-notch restaurants in the city.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • PERFECT for a special occasion
    HangryInBrooklyn
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Everything about our experience at Del Posto was spectacular: each course was magnificent; gluten-free options are amazing; service is knowledgeable and attentive; the spacious room gives you privacy and it's quiet enough to hear your own conversation. Del Posto is very expensive, 5 courses is the minimum (you'll be there for more than 2 hours), and the waiters talk about the food in a way that is so elevated and effusive it can seem pretentious. But if you're a die-hard foodie, or going for a special occasion, this is really the perfect place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Becca
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Lovely lunch! Best lobster ravioli I have ever experienced. Service outstanding. Txs for the two salutes from Pierce. Mom daughter Mom son. Daughter took pics of Lidia's dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic
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  • Poor Service & overcooked spaghetti
    Davo
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    I was amazed at the lack of focused attention by the serving staff and was disappointed at the stick-to-my-teeth spaghetti dish. I had the butterscotch semifreddo and it was one of the best endings I've ever eaten. Paired with the burnt beef are quite an amazing set of parmigiana zeppoli, the texture of the zeppoli is out of this world good. The service at Del Posto was poor with a twist of nervous. They filled water glasses but ignored the need for butter during the bread course. They seemed to be over staffed or something because they were often standing with plates of food, causing everyone to wonder where it was going, yet after eating, it took 15 minutes for my credit card to be seen on the table. I won't return but love Babbo.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Superlativo
    Robmal
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Locale splendido, con personale attento ad ogni esigenza e portate fantastiche
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    romantic
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  • Great place for special occasions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    I went there for my wife's birthday dinner and we were very impressed with the service and ambience. We are vegetarians so that was also taken care of. This restaurant is pricy and expect a bill for 350-400 USD for two people if you go for the Del posto menu.
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    special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • too long
    Hunni
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Not only took 3 hours to eat, but waiter was stubborn and pushy. We were entertaining 2 clients and they had after dinner plans. It took forever to get our food, and it was not that exceptional.The waiter dilient has food allergies.d not want to let us select what we wanted, and our c
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  • Great Experience
    mparton34
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The food and service was outstanding. We told the waiter that we were there for our 1st wedding anniversary and he surprised us with a special dessert that had "Happy Anniversary" written on the dish. Would definitely recommend this restaurant and can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience, A+
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    why haven't i been here sooner? came in with a group of 4 for on a Saturday night 9 pm reservation. asked to wait at the bar as the table wasn't ready. ordered a round of drinks. 25 minutes went by...still waiting. for a michelin star eatery i found this unacceptable. asked to speak to the maitre d about an update. he apologized and brought us some appetizers on the house, and said our round of drinks were on the house too. Very fair, pleased with the gesture. seated 35 minutes after arrival. Couldn't have been happier with the food, pastas and meats were perfection. service, spot on. but slow drink service. waited 10/15 minutes per round. apologized again, and to our surprise, del posto didn't charge for any drinks on the bill. service=A+!
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    fit for foodies
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  • OUTSTANDING EXPERIENCE.
    RichardHVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Went here for the first time with friends from out of town. The service experience from start to finish was the greatest I've ever encountered. I arrived early, so had a drink at the bar. The Maitre d' recognized that my friends had joined me and left us to enjoy our drinks before sending a server over to escort us to our table. We decided on the tasting menu and asked our server to recommend a wine with our choices. Their list is EXTENSIVE. We did place a max price on the wine which was received without the "attitude" that I have sometimes encountered at other restaurants. Our meal was fantastic; I had their crudo, two pasta choices and the "burnt beef"; my favourite way to enjoy a cut of beef. 2 extra desserts were complimentary. Bravo!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Oustanding-everything was delicious-just too much, very difficult to put your fork down
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • superb experience
    NyfoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Could not have been more perfect from the food to the service to the ambiance. Though I may have sensed a bit of snark from the sommelier when I ordered an inexpensive glass of wine - sorry I am not a connoisseur (or a big drinker) and I just wanted a light glass of wine with dinner. Otherwise, very highly recommended.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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  • Did not like it
    SantinoVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    In went with some friends and We didnt like the Food. We ordered some apetizers and then the entres and main courses? The place is nice.
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  • Worth every penny!
    DEats
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I've had incredible dining experiences in NYC and Del Posto is at the top. The service is impeccable and attentive though never intrusive. The kitchen turned out one amazing dish after the next. From the antipasti to the hand crafted sweets to end the night, we had a spectacular culinary adventure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jerr
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Great food. Excellent, friendly service. Expensive (very) but well worth it.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lives up to the hype
    Shampion
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Prior to going several people had indicated that it was overhyped, but my first experience here was absolutely amazing. Service was fantastic and the food was outstanding. Not every course was on equal footing, but the preparations were very well done and the ingredients exceptional. Has impressed me over many of the top French restaurants in the city (understanding this is italian cuisine) that I won't name specifically.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Splendid
    jbone
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    A real treat. The octopus, spaghetti w crab, and lamb chop make for the perfect meal.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just Average
    Noisy
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Tasting menu both visits. First visit three months ago was A+, last weeks overall rating C. Party of five, all agreed. Last week only one course was an A+.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bellissima!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Fantastic dining experience in every way. Grazie mille!
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  • BoskidVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    While the service and ambiance was outstanding the food certainly did not live up to the hype. All well prepared and presented but no memorable favors in fact while sitting a dinner I wished I was eating at Mario's first restaurant Po instead.
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  • Our fav
    Bonnie
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    As much as we try to remember how much we LOVE Del Posto - it's only when we return there that we sigh... Of course, the prices are enormous and we can only afford to do this occasionally for a special dinner. But Sunday was my husband's birthday and we absolutey loved every second of the ambiance, the drinks, the food and of course, the service.
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