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Il Mulino Uptown
Il Mulino Uptown

Il Mulino Uptown Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ilmulino.com/uptown.php
  • Phone: (212) 750-3270
  • 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: Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Madison Ave.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Take the 4, 5, 6 to 59th St. or the N, Q, R to 5th Ave / 59th St.
A word from Il Mulino Uptown
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
  • "I work next door & have one thing to say, it was amazing. Once we walked in we were very welcomed and seated right away. Before you order anything, they offer bruschetta, mussles, parmesan cheese (cut from a huge piece), salami, and fried zucchinni (at least thats what I think it was). My gf and I split everything and told our waiter that we were splitting it all so he brought out everything on 2 plates. We ordered a salad with pears and goat cheese, beef carpaccio, prosciutto and melon, truffle cream sauce porcini ravioli, spaghetti carbonara, & a tiramisu & drinks. The salad was ok, but the proscuitto really just melted in our mouths. The ravioli was absolutely delicious and mind you I do not like mushroom. Overall pricey, but I loved it."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "fantastic food outstanding service just a really great experience"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • " referred to Il Mulino by many friends. However, the location that was recommended to us was the downtown location. Since we were in the theatre district I chose the uptown restaurant. We were greeted immediately and warmly. As soon as we sat down a flurry of happy servers dispensed small plates of appetizers-bruschetta, cheese, breads, zucchini sliced thin and fried, and a type of salami. For dinner we ordered: rack of lamb, double cut veal chop, and spaghetti carbonara. Without breaking down the failure of each dish, someone in the kitchen was heavy handed with salt. That was the consensus. The waiter was informed and apologized. So did the manager. They tried to fix the same dishes instead of making new. We will never go back."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "You'd never go hungry here. They start feeding you as soon as you sit down. The service was sketchy at times, although friendly and mostly efficient. It took awhile to get menus, which was fine in this case since they give you so much "amuse". Then they tried to give us our bill before we were done. Slight miscommunication amongst the servers."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "After going to the top in Manhattan- Daniel and Per Se, Il Mulino had the best service. We loved the appetizers that descend when you enter. We had a pasta starter and a fish for an entree. I highly suggest the black truffle pasta if it is available."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Went in there w a 6 yr old and a three month old baby. They didn't bat an eye - even bent over backwards to accommodate. Great service and v good food."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We've tried getting into Il Molino for years and just found their uptown location. We went on a Sunday evening, and it was only 1/2 occupied. I had the Branzino, and it was mushy, not filleted at the table. My husband had a very al dente, heavy pasta. There were 3 or 4 levels of servers, but not one "just responsible for us." We were disappointed."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Heard and read alot about Il Mulino. Mostly positive but some not so much. Wife and I had a fabulous experience and dinner. Highly recommend. Service was attentive - food was magnificent."
    Dined on 1/6/2014
  • "I lived in NYC for 20 years and Il Mulino was the top 20 restaurant to which I never made it so took a client there for lunch versus Le Veau d' Or, just around the corner. Il Mulino Uptown has no patina and the food doesn't sparkle like Grammercy Tavern. Just kind of boring. Will never go back. Just not that good. Flat."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "OK, the food is wonderful, service impeccable and ambiance suitably uptown. But no bread basket, what have you done to the garlic sticks? No more uptown for Johnny P."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "food was very good but have been a long time customer of il mulino on w. 3rd st nyc and find the food better. would go to il mulino uptown for a business lunch if im in the area but otherwise i would continue to patronize il mulino downtown on a regular basis as i have for the last 20 years."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Went for lunch in midtown, amazing food but the downtown experience is much more worth the money."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "We went to Il MULINO to celebrate a birthday. We had eaten in their sister restaurant in Puerto Rico last year and it was awesome. So for his birthday we decided to make a trip to NYC from Virginia. When we were seated we were offered a choice of a table at the dining room entrance or one at the kitchen door. There were other tables available. The first course of octopus was good. I ordered veal saltimboca and it was the WORST veal I have ever experienced . It was so mealy it tasted more like overdone chopped steak. My partner ordered shrimp that tasted old and had a very soggy batter. Now you would think someone would have asked if we enjoyed but no. Next time go to Peasant,s in soho where you will save a ton of money and get great food."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Some nice little starters. Special past (black taglioni) with shrimp and bay scallops was a bit salty. Lobster salad was fresh and mild."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Very good restaurant ! Great food with very special service. You can have your dinner without run and anyone boring you. I certainly recommend to my friends."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We went for the first time to Il Mulino Uptown at a relatively early time (5:30) as we were going to the theatre at the Park Avenue Armory. No sacrifice in terms of food, warmth of service and experience. All tremendous."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The reviews on Internet were not wrong, noisy, slow to order, pushing for expensive food. The worst thing was that we ordered two courses each people and they didn't tell me what I ordered for the main dish was for two people. So we ended up to waste lots of food. And pay attention to ask them about the price of the specials because both of the specials we ordered were double the price of the dishes on the menu. Good luck. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "It was my second time in this location and prefer this one to the downtown venue. The appetizer trio was very good but I was a bit disappointed in my main dish which was billed as a signature dish. It was a pounded veal parmiggiana on the bone. I have had this dish elsewhere and have enjoyed it more in other restaurants. I also find the service to be cold and impersonal. The only exception was the beverage/wine/dessert waiter who was very nice. He offered us a '97 brunello at a very reasonable price point. The restaurant was also very warm and we asked more than once for the temp to be adjusted but it clearly fell on deaf ears."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "We're regulars since the week the UES location opened. It just keeps getting better. Love having you guys in the neighborhood!!!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "This was my first time at Il Mulino uptown. I've been to the downtown location several times but was staying uptown and wanted to give it a try. The food and service were impeccable. My biggest complaint is that they don't mention the price for the specials. I guess we could of asked, but my husband ordered the sole special and when we got the bill, we saw it was $75. We were in shock, we travel a lot and my husband is a fish snob and we've never seen a fish special so pricey. The fish was delicious and prepared beautifully, but just way too overpriced! Also, they could make their menu a bit easier to read. It is very dark in the restaurant and the type and font on the menu make it nearly impossible to read."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Be aware of the unplanned goodies that are complementary with every meal after you place your order. The amount of food quickly becomes overwhelming. Every pasta cooked perfectly. Loved the eggplant seafood rollatini. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Good but not special or spectacular food. Good but not spectacular service. When we asked the waiter about a particular wine, he didn't know anything about it, yet still tried to upsale us to the next more expensive bottle. Would definitely not come back. Money was better spent in a place like Le Bernadin."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Great food,wonderful lunch a little pricey but worth it. "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "The Michael Bloomberg of restaurants. Excellent, unfussy food prepared with pride, not PR. The decor and atmosphere are New York, but the spirit is Italian -- starting with the generous chunk of parmigiana and array of antipasti brought to your table before the menus. The service is professional, expert, and caring, without being personal (No "hi my name is...") or intrusive. Everything is done with quiet confidence, and when there is a problem they are eager to make it right, not to make you go away. Prices are astronomical and you're tempted to think "shouldn't something bubble or explode for this price?" But then something here evokes your inner Grace Kelly. Deserve it."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Il Molino was the perfect spot for a late night dinner for three ladies- food was perfection and the ambience was warm and inviting."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "The food was not good. We had to return an entree and could not eat the meatball appetizer. The Manager was very dismissive and abrasive. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Outstanding food and service. It would be better than outstanding if lights were turned up a bit...very difficult to read the menu because the lights were too dim. Many people were using their cell phone lights to help."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Il Mulino met and surpassed my very high expectations. The food and the service were outstanding. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Good experience, but a bit pricey. $38 for small dish of pasta. $40-50 for a meat or fish. Nice touch with cheese, bread and other appetizers when you sit down. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Excellent food and service. Place was clean and service was wonderful. Food was fresh and very good"
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "This was our first dinner at the uptown location so we did not know what to expect. It did not disappoint. Food was superb, service was impeccable and ambience was charming. It was also wonderful to be able to walk back from our dinner and enjoy the nice weather. Definitely a very pleasant evening."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Food is always good. Very consistent. Veal parm was bursting with flavor and very tender. Chicken with asparagus and wine sauce was very good."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "If you want excellent Italian food in NYC go here. The service, setting and food were excellent!"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "I celebrate my 2nd wedding anniversary and it was awesome. The staff was specially kind and made the night perfect!"
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Top notch food and service. Staff is friendly, efficient and accommodating. My favorite Italian restaurant in the city. Me and my girlfriend had a wonderful time. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We had great service initially, all of the complimentary appetizers were delicious. The main courses, however, weren't up to the Il Mulino standard I expected. The ravioli were too thick, not cooked well enough and not flavorful and the sauce on the capellini wasn't as advertised. By the time our meals arrived, a large table had come in and our server was considerably less attentive, so we didn't even bother to point out the problems, aside from sending the ravioli back to be cooked (nuked) more. It's also disappointing to hear five minutes worth of specials, all of which are listed on the menu and seem to be everyday dishes rather than actually "special". Bummer that it was our anniversary."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "We wanted to sit outside but unfortunately the noise from builders across the street ruined that for us. The waiters helped us move to a table inside without any fuss which was really kind of them. The service and food was spot on. Our captain even went so far as to say we could basically create our own dish - which made choosing from the extensive menu even more difficult! Both my husband and I polished off our pasta dishes, they were incredible. Everyone there was super helpful, they couldnt do enough for us."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Il Mulino is the epitome of NYC dining. It transports you straight to Italy the moment you cross the threshold. You are greeted with warm smiles from the entire staff before you have even reached your seat. Once you have been seated you immediately are offered bread, fresh cheese right off the wheel, salami, and wine. We then were served our appetizer (we had meatballs) they were the special and were simply divine. Our dinners were simply unforgettable. It is the best Italian food I have ever had the pleasure of eating. That is saying a lot since I have dined in Italy and in the Sicilian kitchen of two grandmothers. It doesn't get better than Il Mulino!"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "We really had a spectacular dinner all around. What a great atmosphere, great service, and great food and wine! The greatest surprise was that it was possible to get a fresh, warm Zabaglione over fresh berries for dessert. Just perfect! Thank you!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "too many waiters grabbing food, clearing plates, from my table every 5 seconds...geeezzz let me eat and relax! staff was annoyingly overly attentive to the point of making you feel like you were being rushed out."
    Dined on 3/22/2014