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Il Mulino New York
Il Mulino New York

Il Mulino New York Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ilmulino.com/
  • Phone: (212) 673-3783
  • Hours of Operation: LUNCH MON - FRI 12:00PM - 2:30PM
    DINNER MON - SAT 5:00PM - 11:00PM, SUN 4:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: Join us for Our New Summer Pre-Fixe Menu!
    3 Courses Days And Times Here
    $35 per Person Tax and Gratuity not Included

Getting there

  • Cross Street: West 3rd, between Sullivan & Thompson
  • Public Transit: Take the A, B, C, D, E, F or V train to West 4th Street.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Il Mulino New York
For nearly 35 years, Il Mulino New York has prepared authentic Abruzzese cuisine with unparalleled service.

There’s no place like Il Mulino New York. The luxury Italian restaurant’s flagship Greenwich Village outpost initiated New York’s fine Italian dining trend and is still prized in the city’s elite dining scene. Zagat has rated Il Mulino New York as Manhattan’s No. 1 Italian restaurant for decades and has said the restaurant provides "one-of-a-kind" cuisine filled with delicious flavors, creating an "outstanding Italian classic" restaurant where "every dish is a masterpiece."

Executive Chef Michele Mazza, who hails from Naples, Italy, has proudly carried this tradition since 2003. Fresh ingredients, artistic preparation and impeccable service distinguish Il Mulino New York as one of the world’s premiere restaurants. In addition to fine dining, Il Mulino New York provides excellent off-site catering and products.
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Diner Reviews
  • "If you are in nyc you have to go here!!! Amazing Amazing Amazing!!!!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "I had always wanted to try this restaurant, Went for a friends special birthday. A bit disappointed. The food was okay but I thought it would be better.Nothing memorable. Very expensive."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "This is a very special place and although you usually need to book ahead, do not forget to include it in your dining choice of Best Places in NYC. My Favourite restaurant, My Favourite Italian food anywhere. The service is unbelievable with the staff bringing many starters (at no charge), all divine. The mushroom ravioli was addicting. Love it all."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "We have had many meals and celebrations here going back many years. Stick with the original Greenwich Village location as the others are no match. It can be difficult to get a dinner reservation so try it for a late lunch - believe me you won't need dinner! Everything I have ever had here is magnificent - the pastas and the fish are my personal favorites. The fruit served for dessert is unbelievably fresh and flavorful - would love to know where they find those strawberries. One caution - the prices are stunning and unknown until the end. However, in the end our family is still coming after all these years."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Il Mulino is the best of the best in fine Italian dining. We come from Philadelphia to visit our daughter at NYU and never miss a meal at our favorite Italian restaurant in the country."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "I eat at this wonderful Italian restaurant every time that I come to NYC. The service and food are phenomenal."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Having dined here many many years ago I asked my husband to dine at Il Mulino on our travels to New York to celebrate my 50th birthday. It was every bit as delicious as I remember. I will definitely return again on my next visit."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Although the restaurant does not accept outside wines, the selection is fantastic (albeit pricey). The number and quality of Italian dishes was also amazing."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Really enjoyed my dinner at Il Mulino. Food was amazing, serve was impeccable. Freebies and portion sizes meant we left more than satisfied. Expensive for sure, but worth it for a special occasion. I would definitely go back."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "My husband and I had an outstanding lunch during Restaurant Week. In spite of the reduced price for the promotion, the wait staff was excellent and we enjoyed the food very much. We never felt rushed through our wonderful meal."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "I was quite familiar with the reputation of Il Mulino? If you are a card carrying restaurant junkie, then you have DEFINITELY heard of this establishment. I was there for a Restaurant Week lunch. My first visit. The portions were bountiful, delicious and, overall, was a memorable experience. I selected the chicken offering. Without falling into a pit of overstatement, I will honestly say it was the most delicious chicken dish I've ever had! Memorable. A terrific place for celebrating. Anything!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Il Mulino continues its tradition of providing fine Italian food in a crowded, buzzy room. There are several complimentary appetizers before you even get the menu. The Restaurant Week meal was a great value with some excellent options including a veal dish and fettucine with lamb ragu. The staff is great, very attentive and knowledgeable."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Really enjoyed the restaurant week lunch menu. The mozzarella in the caprese salad was soft and fresh as can be. So it's not just the cooking, but the ingredients they care about. They give you all kinds of little delicious tidbits before you even get started."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Italian food for the gods! They use the best ingredients and they certainly know how to execute! The food was fantastic as was the service (friendly and formal at the same time)."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Great Italian, with character and class. Great service and great food."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "I went for lunch with my girlfriend during restaurant week. I've been to many fine dining establishments, as well as to Italy several times - this experience was certainly overhyped as an authentic Italian experience. The dishes were salty and not particularly yummy, though the wait staff walked around with various tastes of cheeses, salami, etc. What really killed it for me, though, was the obnoxious behavior of the "regulars" toward the ppl that were there bc of restaurant week. A gentleman sitting nearby loudly asked the manager "Can I pay with food stamps like these other people? ", among other things. Overall, an unremarkable experience coupled with obnoxious old men who don't know the net worth of the ppl they're sitting next to"
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Very nice experience during restaurant week-the food was all excellent- plain and vey tasty Italian dishes- the way we like it, not all fancied up with weird presentations or unusual sauces. Really nice Italian bread is served right away along with a few antipasti dishes from the chef,all very good. The coffee tho was not the robust Italian coffee one usually gets in Italy. The service is quite attentive without being overbearing but it is not exactly friendly either. No complaints there tho. The chicken in a savory brown sauce was exactly right altho unremarkable. We will go back and try the regular menu on another occasion."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "This long-established Italian joint remains one of the best options in the city. When you sit down, waiters delivers all kinds of snacks that are absolutely delicious and free of charge. Such a classy move. Had veal and loved it. The dessert and caprese were more average. Still, one of the best NYC options for Italian."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "We had lunch during Restaurant Week. I certainly hope they don't rush their regular diners as they did us when it isn't Restaurant Week. I can understand wanting to have two seatings during lunch during Restaurant Week, but not any more. We had barely put our forks down after finishing our appetizers when the entrées arrived. And when we put our forks down after finishing our entrees the desserts arrived. And sure enough the bill arrived even though we were still drinking our coffees and hadn't asked for it. The food was excellent and we'd like to come back, but hesitate to do so."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Il Mulino is a classic that never disappoints. Service is attentive and not stuffy. Food is what you would expect to find in Italy. I spend a lot of time there and I like my Italian food pure and genuine. :-)"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Always a great time coming here. My third time here and every time gets better and better. Having so many locations, lost their exclusivity, but it is still one of the best restaurants around. I love this place!"
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "We went there during the restaurant week. servers are very friendly and cute. The wine's amazing and all the starters are perfect, particularly the oil dry eggplant Overall, it's a great one, but it's really a bit expensive"
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Delicious food. Seating was crowded as the room is not that big. Enjoyed the free antipasto before the meal offering Italian delicacies. Had to request the butter. Could have done without the multiple slices of greasy toast piled up on the basket of bread."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "The food was wonderful. The restaurant was too crowded. They clearly added tables to accommodate Restaurant Week. We saw them removing tables at the end of the rush. The service was not at the level I expected. No oil and vinegar were offered for the Caprese Salad nor did they offer cheese for the pasta course or pepper for the main course. I would go there again but not during Restaurant Week."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The food was good but not outstanding. Appetizers were good but much too cold. They should have been served at room temperature. The main course of veal with melted cheese was tasty but much too greasy. The service was attentive but very frenetic. They were anxious to move diners out as quickly as possible. As soon as we put a fork down, they swooped in and cleared the table. Consequently it was very difficult to have a relaxing lunch. It would have been nice to have a moderately priced wine the glass, especially during restaurant week. However, it was nice to see a wonderful mix of customers - from students, to families with children, young professionals, and retirees. Everyone appeared to enjoying themselves."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "I haven't been to "Il Mulino" in many years, when I thoughts the food was great.. I don't think I'll return."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "The service here is impeccable. My veal was tender and salted to perfection. The oil saturated focaccia is heavenly - I could eat it with every meal. I have food allergies and the staff was attentive and concerned and made my dining experience worry-free which is not always common when eating out. I would definitely go back!"
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "Although it takes plAnning to get a table! I love coming down to the village to eat here. Love the great food and the service is terrific. Warm friendly and welcoming. Cannot wait yo return...."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "I had high expectations for this restaurant due to its Zagat ratings, but unfortunately it lacked that something-special. The complimentary sides (parm cheese, eggplant, etc) were amazing so I think it's just the decrease in quality that is somewhat inherent during restaurant week. I ordered veal for my entree and it was pretty decent, but I wouldn't come back to order the appetizers and desserts."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "This once great restaurant was a mess...or, to give them the benefit of the doubt, clearly unprepared for restaurant week. Entrees were "a bit of protein" with too much oil, too much butter,too much garlic, way too much salt, a sprig of parsley and an unripe, red, pink, yellowish awful slice of tomato. The Maitre D' asked....without a breath or a pause, "Is everything OK? Great" and sped off. He knew not to wait for an answer. Bread basket was an oily mess of crouton-like creations...again with too much salt. At least the flour less chocolate cake was flour less....actually tasty....barely salvaged a disappointing experience. Hoped for so much....like the Wall Street expense account days...got so little!!!"
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "Went to a Restaurant Week lunch, The food, especially the veal, was wonderful but the service was really bad. As soon as we sat down, the waiter asked for our order. We said we had not had a chance to look at the menu. He went away, came back no more than one minute later, and demanded our order. Same response. When we did order, he got mixed up as to who had ordered what and even brought a wrong entree to my friend. Worst of all, however, was that two other waiters stood incredibly close to our small table talking loudly so that my friend and I could barely hear each other. One of these waiters was so near to me that he banged into my arm as I ate. Fortunately, they moved away when asked . No apology. They did wear nice tuxedos, however."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "It is wonderful to have such a good restaurant in the neighborhood - even if one has to travel (say from uptown) it's worth the trip. Buon appetito!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "I've eaten a lot of Italian in NYC, and Il Mulino is the best, IMO. Food and service are outstanding."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "I'd been curious about Il Mulino for many years and took the opportunity to try it during Restaurant Week. Big mistake. We might have tolerated the cramped table in a small and crowded sea of cramped tables. We might have put up with the bizarre waiter and his manic air. ("Thank-a-you!") But the problem is that the food at Il Mulino just isn't very good. The caprese salad was ice-box cold. Entrees were wildly over-salted. Desserts were insipid. There is nothing more demoralizing than an iconic (and expensive) restaurant coasting on its name and reputation. Buyer beware."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Great food and exceptional service. Has been a great dining experience for many years. As great today as I remember it 30 years ago."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "ofc this wasn't the il mulino that drake was refering to in his song Pound Cake, but this place comes pretty damn close to being an iconic hip hop artist reference worthy."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Actually surprised I was able to get an Open Table rezzo but guessed this placn may have changed since it "franchised". Must admit, was surprised. Seated immediately upon arrival, very good service from captain and waitstaff. Food was extremely enjoyable and a good time was had by all. No rush, no hassle and a nice mood all around. Would definitely go back soon."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "The preparation while simple and straightforward brought out the best in the ingredients used in all of dishes. The soup and veal presentations maintained both a lightness and fullness of flavor. Success does have its drawback and arriving for the earliest possible booking, while not fashionable, will ensure a more or less timely seating."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Very poor quality food for its price. The bread was very salty and oily. The lamb wasn't of good quality either, had that bad smell. The only good thing was their zucchini appetizer."
    Dined on 2/19/2014