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LArtusi
LArtusi

LArtusi Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.lartusi.com
  • Phone: (212) 255-5757
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Sundays: 11:00am - 3:00pm

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 12:00am

    Private Party Facilities: L'Artusi can accommodate both small and large groups for private dining. For parties of seven or more, please contact our event coordinator for more information.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Gabriel Thompson
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: L'Artusi can accommodate both small and large groups for private dining. Please contact our event coordinator for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Lauren Feldman
  • Special Events & Promotions: L'Artusi can accommodate private dining events for groups of up to 120 people, making us the perfect location for business dinners, social gatherings, rehearsal dinners and many other events. Our private Wine Cellar can accommodate up to 16 people for a seated dinner and the upstairs mezzanine can hold up to 50 people for cocktails and dinner. The entire restaurant is also available for full buy-outs and can accommodate up to 120 people. Please e-mail Amelia Henderson at amelia@lartusi.com for more information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Bleecker and Hudson
  • Public Transit: 1 train to Christopher Street, and A, B, C, D, E, F & V trains to West 4th Street.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: A public parking garage is located across the street from the restaurant.
A word from LArtusi
Opened in December of 2008, L'Artusi is the second step from the team that brought dell'anima to the West Village.



Chef/Partner Gabriel Thompson and Beverage Director/Partner Joe Campanale share their expertise in Italian Epicurean Hospitality on a larger stage. Featuring rustic cuisine, a crudo bar, specialty cheese program, private dining room, and a walk-in wine cellar, L’Artusi offers guests a variety of dining options and a warm, friendly vibe.



Our 110 seat restaurant, designed by Brooke Maples, features two floors of comfortable banquette seating, extended traditional bar, cheese bar and a chef's counter over-looking the open kitchen. Private dining opportunities are also available in our 2500 bottle walk-in wine cellar.
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Diner Reviews
  • "I took my boyfriend to L'Artusi for his birthday. I appreciate so much that everything I requested was accommodated...discretely. Food and service were excellent. Nothing was too stuffy. They seemed to care about the texture of their food. Such a special experience. We would love to come back to try different dishes."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We hosted two client couples and had a fabulous evening . . although we were clearly a generation older than the average patron. This is a wonderful restaurant, so much so that one snafu at dessert did not impact the evening."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "This is one of my favorite restaurants in the city. They do Italian, and they do it well. Every dish I've eaten there has impressed me and my guest(s). And the wine list is great! They're a class act at L'Artusi and the staff is very knowledgeable."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "We have two young kids and wanted a night out. While this was fine, there was nothing really great about it. Despite having made a rez far in advance, we were seated in the bar area which was not very relaxing at all. It did not have the vibe of fine/nice dining and felt rushed. The "ricotta" they are supposedly known for tasted like butter, not like cheese, and was served with sweet jam, which made it a dessert, not an app. Our cocktails were delicious and the outstanding waitress made excellent wine recommendations. The entrees were overpriced for what was served, but the pasta was the star of the show and not to be missed. I don't think you could go wrong with any of the selections. Overall, an OK night out, but we won't hurry back."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Amazing Italian dishes, excellent wine and great service. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable about the menu and the wines - he ensured we had a wonderful experience. Definitely coming back to this one!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The spaghetti with chiles was amazing. Whatever my wife had was delicious too we both never came up for air from our plates , the ricotta with crackers is a must try u can't leave without trying. Our server DAN recommended a great red wine with our food"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Lived up to and exceeded our expectations based on the casual ambiance, excellent service and a truly memorable dinner all thus bringing the experience to a very successful conclusion. The small plate concept allowed us to share a middle pasta course orchiette with sausage which would have been a miss if we had not done so. Hot and cold first courses were great and both the fish and meat main courses were extraordinary. Dessert options were all great as well. The restaurant clearly deserves the acclaim it has been receiving."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "On my most recent dinner at L'Artusi my wife and our best friends decided to celebrate our belated anniversaries. We agreed to share multiple courses and we had two openers, three pastas and two mains. Everything was excellent especially the special pasta with wild mushrooms and the grilled octapus. We brought three bottles of old Italian wine to compliment the dinner. Each meal I have had has been as better than the one before."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Excelente restaurante italiano, com pastas maravilhosas, a carta de vinhos é espetacular, mas só tem vinhos italianos, o atendimento é muito bom, o local é agradável, um pouco barulhento, mas é normal quando se trata de um local italiano. A sobremesa é boa!!! Gostei muito, indico como uma boa opção em New York!!!!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "My husband and I chose L'Artusi for our anniversary dinner this year. We hadn't been to the restaurant before, but after reading rave reviews, decided to give it a try. Everything from start to finish was outstanding. We've already begun telling our friends and family they have to try it! We'll be back soon."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I were not blown away by the food. We got the beef carpaccio as an appetizer. It had a strong garlic/onion taste. I had the branzino and my boyfriend had the orecchiette. Both were good. We had some crispy/spicy potatoes as a side. It comes with a homemade sour cream and onion dip that is delicious. The waiter and staff did an excellent job throughout the night of filling our waters and recommending wines. I would probably go back, and I would recommend the restaurant to friends."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I've eaten here several times and the food and service have been fantastic every time. It is always noisy and packed, though. Tables are close together -- just hope you don't get a loud talked next to you! Well worth it, nonetheless."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "LArtusi was recommended to my daughter and I for a Sunday brunch when we were visiting New York. It did not disappoint! Excellent, fast service and the food was delicious. Hostess and waiters were very friendly and professional. Located in a great area in the West Village right off Bleeker St. Great for dining and then shopping. Can't wait to go there for dinner next time we are in the city."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Had to pleasure of celebrating my first anniversary with my wife at L'Artusi and it was a fantastic experience start to finish. Kind and attentive staff, amazing wine list and some of the best food I've had while in New York, all within a beautiful dining space. Can't ask for much more. Thoroughly enjoyable and would happily recommend."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "I really enjoyed this restaurant. Service was excellent. Food was great. We went thru many bottles of wine. No complaints!"
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Fab restaurant with delicious food. All pasta dishes are great -- my fave is just simple spaghetti with bread crumbs and chili peppers. Could lick the plate. My husband had the hake and wolfed it down. Gets very noisy during prime time. And tables are close. But very enjoyable"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Another great meal at L'Artusi. Their pasta and a great wine list are definitely a strength. We are also enjoyed the charred octopus and the quail which always seem to delight. Give them a try if you have not but reservations are pretty much essential even for early seatings."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Portions are small, but the food was exceptional. I highly recommend the homemade Ricotta Cheese with Rhubarb compote, the pasta dish's. The dessert menu included an olive oil cake, which I can best describe as interesting."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We had the garganelli and the rabbit gnocchi, great dishes, just enough to share for 2. The sweetbread was great though they came in morsels and the scallop crudo, outstandingly fresh and balanced with spices. The only negative, is that it is very hard to get a reservation on the prime time. After two calls to the restaurant, I decided to use Open table, which helped me look for one."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "This is my second time dining here and it was as great as the first experience. Amazing wine list and cheeses. The food was flavorful and well prepared. The restaurant also has a great warm and inviting ambiance. I only wish the tables were spaced out a little bit more, but that's a common NY restaurant trait."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "highly recommend it, dishes have good portion, price is reasonable, wine list is great, be careful with the creamy dishes with cheese are super good but super rich. great for family style eat you can order several dishes and try a little bit of everything because they are all good"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Every dining experience here is a special occasion."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Excellent food & drinks. Some of the tables are extremely close together, so it creates a pretty loud situation, and also makes it pretty awkward if you have to get up at any time during the dinner - you have to move the entire table out of the way to get out. It would be nice if they didn't try to pack quite so many people into the restaurant. Other than that, excellent food & service."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Superb food--beautifully presented, delicate and authentically prepared. The service was outstanding. I'm allergic to garlic and the staff had prepared an annotated menu for me. Everyone had been informed. And, unlike 99.9% of restaurants I go to, the majority of the dishes did not incorporate garlic, or it could be eliminated. Much truer to my experiences in Italy. It's only in the US that garlic permeates everything. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "4 of us ordered several dishes and shared. Our waiter was knowledgable and helpful. Everything he recommended was fabulous. Scallop crudo, octopus, riasted mushrooms, special pasta with peas & pea tendrils were all amazing. Olive oil cake was soooooooo good!!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Decent appetizers, uninteresting pastas, not very sophisticated food. Very expensive relative to what you get. Will never return."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "We had such an amazing dinner! Beef carpaccio was incredible as an appetizer. Our entrees were delicious as well. Recommend the pasta with sausage. "
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "I've been going to the Lucille Lortel Theater for years. New show, new restaurant. L'Artusi is the first restaurant that I just had to go to twice! I couldn't stop thinking about their roasted mushrooms. So I went again last night and it was everything I had remembered. Light and deliciously flavorful small plates. We started with two Crudos, the scallops and the fluke. I loved the scallops. We ordered the crazy delicious mushrooms and the cauliflower. The Spinach Pici Pasta special with a Pork Ragu was AMAZING. And to top it off the waiter picked the perfect glass of wine for me (Meroi Sauvignon Blanc). I just may need to give up my restaurant wandering ways and make this THE ONE whenever I'm at the theater."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Been here numerous times over the years and every time i go the food is exceptional-that goes for every dish. Staff are also very well trained and personable too. Consistently one of the best NYC"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "I can never get enough of L'Artusi. The whole experience is perfection. The only downside is how hard it is to get a reservation!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Polite welcoming hostess. She found us a table even though we were late . The food was amazing! We had two dishes. One was a carbonara. All the noodles were fresh made. The carbonara was light and wonderful. The other dish we had was a Bolognese type dish but the sauce was so deep and rich, the flavor is just burst in your mouth. The dessert menu was surprising and fun. The wait staff was right there to help but not intrusive. The wine was excellent as well. We had a wonderful evening there."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "The food and recommendations from our waiter were excellent. My only complaint was that they charged for the in-house sparkling water after never mentioning that there would be a charge. They kept refilling the bottle and charging!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "I was visiting NYC for the weekend with my wife. We we're hesitant to try L'Artsui at first due to the plethora of Italian restaurants but we thoroughly enjoyed our meal and our experience at L'Artusi. We started off with the Hamachi Tartare and a Ricotta Cheese with Rhubarb. Both were excellent starters. For our entrees, I had the Bucatini which was amazing. The pasta was perfectly cooked and the sauce had a nice spicy flavor to it. My wife ordered the Charred Octopus which was probably our favorite there. It was cooked well and complemented with the potatoes, olives, and pancetta nicely. I highly recommend L'Artusi and would definitely go back again. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Roast chicken and brussels sprouts (side) especially outstanding."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Excellent dinner all round, very helpful personnel, extensive list of Italian wines mostly starting at $50 and up. Clearly a popular spot. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "I came to Lartusi upon a recommendation from a friend that also lives in the area. I went with my boyfriend on a Saturday night and had such a wonderful time. I ordered the Mushroom Ragu which was outstanding, he ordered the Linguini and Swordfish. We split Brussel sprouts and carrots and then had the most amazing bread pudding for dessert. The cocktails were delicious as well. Next time I'd like to sit upstairs to see what the atmosphere is like up there. I would most definitely recommend this restaurant for anyone looking to enjoy great food, service and atmosphere! "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "foods always consistently delicious...flavorful, innovative, fresh! this particular occasion the service from drink at the bar to service at the table, it was outstanding! friendly, professional, just the right amount of attentive."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Went with two friends and couldn't have asked for a better Sunday supper. The place has a warm, inviting feel. The staff was welcoming and friendly. The pastas (Bucatini w/ tomato, pecorino and pancetta as well as their lamb ragu fettucine special) were excellent. I'm all about sides and their crispy potatoes were divine. I highly recommend this place!! "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Mother's Day and birthday brunch was perfect from beginning to end! GREAT GREAT service - very nicely done but comfortable and easy - the best combination. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The title really says it all...I love this place, but I just wish it were quieter. Somehow."
    Dined on 5/9/2014