Il Mulino New York
Il Mulino New York

Il Mulino New York

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ilmulino.com/
  • Phone: 2126733783x
  • 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: 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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Il Mulino New York reviews from OpenTable diners
102 reviews since July 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (57)fit for foodies (54)neighborhood gem (40)romantic (37)great for lunch (31)notable wine list (24)hot spot (9)good for groups (8)late-night find (3)great for brunch (3)scenic view (2)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Excellent food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    The most interesting thing is the antipasti that they offer you before you place your order. Parmesan cheese,salami,fried zucchini etc. fresh bread in different kinds. The pasta is delicious. The sweets as well. A must place to visit!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over rated
    SFisBETTER
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Tired food and felt like we were part of a play. Waiters need to tone the act down and the food felt heavy and without flavor. The pasta I ordered was $50!!! (Special so price was not given. I should have asked before ordering. The waiter was gracious and comped my glass of wine.) I can think of a million places I'd recommend over il mulino.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing food and service
    cgibby
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary here. There was SO much food. and it was all delicious! The service was impeccable, even overwhelming at times, but they definitely don't leave you wanting for anything.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • AWESONE
    ACK9
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Great service, food... This restaurant resume in one word Spectacular. Its my favorite in NYC.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • EXQUISITE? YES! EXPENSIVE? WOW!
    alleycatVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Hubby & I ate here 26 years ago on our honeymoon 1988. We returned one other time. The food & service are the best we've ever had. We didn't take the itemized bill with us so we're not even sure what we paid for. Since we were celebrating my birthday, when the waiter asked if we wanted to start with prosecco, we said "Sure." Probs paid for that. We had the escargot appetizer. I had langostino risotto. Hubby had lamb chops (8 of them!)and a side of the ravioli special (couldn't resist). There were marinated zucchini on the table when we got there. Everything was delish! We ordered the lowest priced bottle of wine at $100. They brought b-day dessert (free?). Our bill, before tip, was $435. +20% = $525. Yummy, yes, pricey? Be prepared!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect
    KiwisinMexico
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We dined here after going to the Blue Note jazz club just down the street. It was recommended to us but I still had modest expectations. It ended up being perfect. The kind of iconic New York Italian restaurant you hope you´ll find where most of the clients are locals and regulars and where the maitre d´reigns over the place keeping everything together (and handing out the best tables). The place had real class as well as fantastic Italian food and efficient staff who have just the right amount of attitude. This place buzzes with energy and the chatter of people enjoying themselves.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Plenty of Character & Above Average
    1111VIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Service is excellent and quirky. A Dark Dinning room is great for private conversations or rendezvous. ABove Average Italian Food....
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed. Good but..
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Went here after a gap of many years. Remembered it as really excellent but didn't think so this time. The food is good but who can see it in this dark restaurant. And there is too much food. Smaller portions would be better. I remembered it as really friendly but the staff were too busy to be friendly. Might not come again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • expensive
    ArlibarliVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I had to make a reservation 2 months in advance at 5p.m. Not worth all the hype
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • boom
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The food was absolutely delicious and the service was perfect! We will definitely go again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worthy of its reputation!
    macnycVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We have heard about Il Mulino, well, forever, it seems, but never wanted to deal with the lines or the prices. When we saw it offered on Restaurant Week, we jumped at the opportunity, and so glad we did! Right from the very beginning, the tasty crudites, bread and piece of fine parmigian cheese set the tone for the tasty food to come. The meal was delicious, the service impeccable, and the tiny room very intimate and romantic. We each got different items so that we could taste each other's, and everything was equally delicious. It was obvious that many in the room were 'regulars', which is always a good sign. We will definitely keep Il Mulino in our address book for special occasions to come.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love at First Sight
    leenie
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Premier top of the line service with excellently prepared food in an understated professional ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing as hell
    SGNS
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Food was tasteless and not appealing to the eye. The main course was served without a side dish and the veal was a gastronomical turn off. The second glass of wine we ordered was not the one we received and there were noticeable pieces of cork and resedue in it. The service was not professional yet amicable. We will not go back nor will we recommend the restaurant to others.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Very enjoyable
    rockbudVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Highly satisfactory dining experience. Great for a business lunch.God choices on Restaurant Week menu.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stands The Test Of Time
    GarmentoVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    This place remains one of the great rest in New York. After all these years they still act like this is the first day and they want to get that great review.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Class restaurant
    lovetoeatVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Il Mulino is a first-class restaurant. Even on Restaurant Week, it treats its customers with respect, good service, and good food! It is strongly recommended.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Splendid as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Decided to bring the in-laws for a taste of something great, during resturant week, unfortunately "Open Table" allowed me to book a diner when this resturant only participates at lunch ( through the resturant week website)! The wait staff, and manager, were very gracious, and made suggestions to keep our check close to what we might have paid at the resturant week prices, and then WOWed us with some free super deserts. Our West Coast family got to see some East Coast hospitality and class, at a wonderful "Upper East Side Resturant" that lives up to its reputation!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • foodie16
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We went last year and our lunch was great, that's why we decir to go back this year. But we were disappointed, the entrees were bland and very little food without a side dish.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous lunch!
    FoodLoverVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Best Restaurant Week meal ever. Great and varied menu selections, plentiful and delicious food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Manhattanite
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Had lunch for 2 during restaurant week, well worth it! (free) Cold antipasto: roasted zucchini excellent; bruschetta with tomatoes very good, short rib ravioli was excellent, caprese salad was good, veal marsala was very good.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • DO NOT COME FOR RESTAURANT WEEK!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The food is quality, but the portion sizes for Restaurant Week were terrible! I left just as hungry as when I came. They made us wait until 2:15 on the dot to sit down, even though the table was ready. Pretentious much? The dessert was literally a small piece of a chocolate cake with some cream to dress it up. Very disappointing.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful service, great experience
    brittanycc
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The maitre'd, captain and all the servers were very helpful and attentive. We went for restaurant week and were served cheese, salami and an assortment of breads before we even got our menus. The portions were adequate but small, and the chocolate cake was delicious. I highly recommend the short rib ravioli. If you go, I highly recommend going during restaurant week!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • For the lover of fine dining
    Ang3la
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The food was spectacular, the service impeccable - we couldn't fault this amazing restaurant! Would certainly recommend the place to all our friends and family.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Truly enjoyable.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    This was our second visit over the course of a week or so and while the menu had not changed, we were able to taste the consistency of the kitchen. Aside for quite possibly the most miserable person sitting next to us and who insisted on interrupting our meal incessantly, we loved the experience and would return in a heartbeat. The wines are reasonably priced and marry well with the food selections. The flourless chocolate cake is possibly more enjoyable than Gotham's. Definitely give them a try if you can get a reservation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great but rushed
    NicknamesarestupidVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Absolutely fantastic but if you show with a 2 pm resy they will rush you through.
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  • fantastic
    davidjenisonVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Definitely the best Restaurant Week value there is. Amazing!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Italilan in Anywhere
    johnpearl44VIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Il Mulino is simply the best Italian anywhere. Wonderful food, great service nothing better. We are talking the Village Il Mulino not to be confused w other Il Mulino locations. This is the original and the best. Ahh the breadsticks, do not see a favorite on the menu or in the specials , no problem. If I get to heaven I want St Peter to direct me to W 3rd Street.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Full House
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We ate Lunch during Restaurant Week and were pleasantly surprised by the offerings on the menu. The choices were solid and the service was impeccable. You would have excused them a few slips given the crammed waiting area, full bar counter and full dining room. However, they did not miss a beat and we enjoyed the short rib ravioli, Snapper substituted for the Orata and the Veal. We opted for the flourless chocolate cake which I think I just might have enjoyed more than the one at Gotham. Decent wine options by the glass and they do not skimp on the pour. Overall made me want to return and we will certainly check il Mulino out for dinner in the near future as should you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Italian Experience ever
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    You would normally only experience this type of experience through a movie. I cannot wait to go back....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Superb
    DavidlillianVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    A great Italian restaurant. Our second visit in 3 weeks and the food, service, and ambiance was just as great as on our first visit. This time my wife had the summer restaurant menu. She had the caprese salad, chicken martini, and the poached pear. I ate off the regular menu and had the fantastic artichoke hearts wrapped in bacon and cooked in a butter sauce. Portion was such you could have had it as a main course. My main was capellini with spicy marinara sauce. Captain told me the sauce was not too spicy so he brought me a bowl of spices to add if I wanted it spicier. I did add the spices and it made it even better. By this time I was full so had a few bites of her poached pear. For wine we had Pinot Grigio. Very very highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Visit
    JuniorVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    A fine dining restaurant in the Village. Great food and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Love il Mulino!
    UESiderVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Visited for restaurant week. What a bargain to enjoy the fine meal at $25 for lunch. Appetizer, entree and dessert all perfectly prepared. While a steal at $25, also enjoy this restaurant throughout the year. always a consistently great meal and experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A wonderful dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014VIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The four of us really loved eating at Il Mulino. Everything about it is wonderful and delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Can't wait to return
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    I had a wonderful, delicious meal at the restaurant with my boyfriend. We cannot wait to make out way to Il Mulino again ans are excited to try the other locations.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Il Mulino is a wonderful place to go to if looking for gastronomical, traditional Italian food. One area however where the restaurant suffers a bit from others at this price point is in terms of ambiance, as the room with tables is a bit boring and certainly could use a bit of more excitement to compete.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great, as always
    StevieVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Il Mulino has not skipped a beat in all these years. Food is fabulous. I had one of their specials, lobster over pasta. Yum yum. Great presentation and fabulous tasting. Service was impeccable. Always consistently a winner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BaldrabbitVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Just a great old timey New York kind of vibe---Branzino baked in a salt crust was perfect for a summer night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Absolutely Loved Everything!!
    SullivanSavh
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The service and food were topnotch!! Our reservation was early, but it didn't matter!! One of the best meals ever and the staff is outstanding!!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Everything was perfection from the appetizer to the dessert. Pappardelle pasta was delicious.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Came here for Restaurant Week. The food was amazing! Everything was quite tasty and the portions were well-sized for me. I particularly loved the veal. I wish I had been given more time to work on the appetizer, though.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.