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MoMo West Village
MoMo West Village

MoMo West Village Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.momowestvillage.com
  • Phone: (212) 488-9000
  • Hours of Operation: Mon - Sun 1pm to 11:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
  • Executive Chef: Tom Martini
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Entertainment: Background music. During early hours the music is quiet to moderate, as the night progresses it gets energetic.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Corner of Waverly Place and West 10th St
  • Public Transit: B,d,f,v,a,e. 1,3
    3 blocks away from all of the above
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: Street
A word from MoMo West Village
Boutique Italian-Mediterranean restaurant - wine bar
Charming and cozy atmosphere.

Private parties welcome.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Good menu and choices, lovely neighborhood spot. Will return"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "cute place, was hoping food would be better. wine list was too limited, needs more quality choices."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "When we came in we were astonished at how small this was but it made for an intimate evening. The service was great, the food delicious. The portions fresh and ample . We had a great time. We were also 3 couples and there was no problem with anything. Definitely will come again."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Great little (really) restaurant. Food was outstanding. Never had fresher asparagus. Bronzino was terrific. Overall a great experience. A must go!!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "It's a small place so not great for groups. We had a reservation for 7pm but one of us was running late and they were okay with moving the reservation to 7:30. They have a good selection of wines which went well with the food. We had the meat and cheese platter for appetizers and the classic Italian meatball and spaghetti which was so good and so worth the calories. The waitress/bartender was very attentive. The place is good for dates or quiet dinners with a few friends. "
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Went here based on the Reviews, but found it MUCH too small and loud, not particularly attractive and with food only slightly above average. Service was outstanding, but unfortunately could not make up for everything else. It was so bad that we went somewhere else for dessert and coffee."
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "MoMo is certainly a neighborhood gem. This quaint and cozy corner kitchen is the perfect place for a date, a relaxing girls night, or a quiet night out with a small group of friends. I love the Eggplant Parmigiana and of course all of the wine options. The MoMo staff is attentive and pricing is very reasonable. Enjoy!"
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "Intimate, small and perfect for our Saturday night dinner. Kept us waiting for our 8pm reservation, which was expected upon walking in to see only 4 tables set up (they're likely set up for several 2-tops or only 3 or 4 large parties.) Didn't matter to us, we sat at the bar and the bartender treated us to drinks which was extremely nice of her. Great service overall throughout the evening and the food was great! Appetizers large enough for the 4 of us to share and a nice wine list. Great spot, great location on a corner in the west village, so good views of the neighborhood, just make a reservation since it's so tiny!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Some nice dishes on the smallish menu. Very small space and very good pasta."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "A real gem. Small & intimate. So many restaurants in the Village, but not many that are as warm, intimate and welcoming. Very good food, limited menu, beer and wine only."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Dinner for two was an absolute treat. Tiny little restaurant in the Village, cozy, intimate setting (maybe seats 20+). Takes you back to the old days. Great pasta - best spaghetti and meat balls I've had in quite awhile! Ample salads, and priced just right. Service was very attentive. Overall a very satisfying dinner experience and I will definitely return when next in the Village."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Went to celebrate my birthday with my family. Love the location-heart of the west village. Very cozy inside, very small..Food was EXCELLENT! Had a bunch of appetizers for table to start and everything was yummy. Then everyone had something different and all was delicious. Service was uneven-started out weird. we didn't like our table, so we asked to have the other empty table for 5 people. they seemed annoyed, but we switched anyway and were much happier. once we settled in, they were friendlier. A little lax on filling water glasses, etc, but then were really sweet when it came to my birthday dessert.. Seemed almost like they were short handed, because i read there are two men owners, but only saw two young girls the whole time.."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "We were there on a Saturday evening and it was mostly empty. Not sure why - the food was delicious and the atmosphere quiet and cozy. Thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience and will definitely return. "
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "I had dinner here with a friend from out of town and we enjoyed it immensely! Everything from the service, food, wine to the atmosphere was perfect. The cheese & meat platter was delish and the argentine skirt steak was tender and tasty."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "My wife and I absolutely loved MoMo. After a few mins we couldn't help but feeling right at home. The shrimp avocado bruschetta was to die for as was the sea bass. What a fun time. Will definitely be coming back."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Servers seemed clueless. Food was okay. Not very memorable."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "I chose this little place for valentines day and it was a major hit. The food was great, as was the service and especially the ambiance. The tiny interior and low lighting was perfect for the occasion. I would definitely go back."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I absolutely love MoMo's! It was our Valentine's dinner spot last year and we were more than excited to return - it is just a cozy and warm as we remembered. Definitely won't wait a year to return again."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Skip the pasta (spaghetti a little tasteless and meatballs a little dry; lasagna salty) order from the app menu (shrimp avocado bruschetta is amazing) and have a glass on wine. Super cute small place with a nice vibe."
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "I went to MoMo to celebrate my birthday with four friends. The staff was so kind and accommodating, they really made us feel special. The waitress found out we were celebrating and gave us a candle lit dessert on the house! The food was delicious, especially the shrimp bruschetta. The atmosphere was very warm and cozy. The champagne cocktails were great, as was the wine selection. Everyone agreed we have to go back soon."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "This was my first visit to Mo Mo West Village. I must say that I was quite surprised to find such a small restaurant. I'm sure the lack of space is a problem on many occasions. However, we were very comfortable and enjoyed our evening. Of course, it was a Monday evening and we had an early reservation (6:15 p.m.). The food was excellent. We had a very nice waitress who recommended some of the courses to us which we thoroughly enjoyed."
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "Of the 9 tables for two we probably got the least appealing one (at the bar on the trek to and from the kitchen and the restrooms) but we still enjoyed the atmosphere and the food a lot. We will return in the spring and make sure to reserve a table at the windows to allow for people watching - great corner views for that."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "I was walking through Greenwich Village with four other people (one child), and we were looking for somewhere to eat. We stumbled upon the restaurant and decided to check it out. We are so happy that we did because we had a fabulous evening. We all truly enjoyed the food - every item from the sea bass to the fettucini to the beet salad was delicious. Matt was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. The cozy setting was also lovely, and we look forward to coming back on our next visit to NYC. I would absolutely recommend the restaurant to friends and family."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "The place is amazing. Quite,friendly staff, great food, and affordable. Loved it."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Food and drinks were both good. Service was mostly good, if not a bit slow and non-responsive once the orders were taken. For example, I had to get up and go to the bar to get my water filled and get a napkin. The venue is small but very nice. Great atmosphere. The food was good overall - nothing wrong with it and in line with similar places. Not out of the world, but would definitely try their mushroom pasta again. Wine was really good, but they change a lot and they dont always have whats on the menu."
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "MoMo is small and romantic, fitting in well with the neighborhood. Service was terrific as were our meals. Very reasonably priced wine and cocktail list. Bonus was their keeping their a la carte menu for New Years Eve and the glasses of champagne they gave to patrons to toast at midnight. Will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "You can have a conversation without raising your voice. The place is beautiful and the waiter/bartender is really nice. Just a wonderful little place."
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "Great food, friendly service, good value, hip ambiance."
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "Went here for a ladies night with 5 friends. Food was excellent, ambiance was just what we were looking for. Small place, not more than 5 or 6 tables so it felt very intimate and the service was great."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "What can I say about my restaurant :) -- this place is a hidden gem -- tucked away in the village, it's food, wine, ambiance and the people who work here are 5-stars all the ay around. It's a great place for a date, a birthday or just a dinner alone - at the bar with the wonderful staff. Thank you Matt, Alex and Andrej for yet another wonderful evening in NYC."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Had friends from out of town, and was looking for a good Italian restaurant in the West Village where We could enjoy a good meal and catch up and not scream at each other to be heard. MoMo Fit the bill."
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "Adorable, cozy atmosphere! A surprisingly extensive menu for such a small place. Food was good!"
    Dined on 10/11/2013
  • "I came here for my birthday and then went here with a friend to try something else on the menu. Really loved it. Great service, food, wine, and atmosphere!"
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "Perfect place for a date or catching up with a friend."
    Dined on 10/4/2013
  • "I can't believe I've walked by this place 1,000 times and never really considered going in. I'm so glad I did! There was almost no one in there and I was a little worried; however, now I know this is my new secret kitchen. Amazing food!!!!!!!! Amazing value!!!!!!!! Very relaxed and we ended up having a few drinks with the owner and bartender afterwards. Very chill! (even if it turned very late...haha)."
    Dined on 8/26/2013
  • "Didn't love the menu options. Confused by Croque Monsieur being a starter among mostly Italian dishes."
    Dined on 8/8/2013
  • "Walking into Momo you feel as though you've stumbled upon a secret place that few know about. We had an intimate dining experience I would definitely recommend to a couple looking for a romantic place to eat great food by candlelight. Service was excellent, incredibly friendly and attentive. I only wish I lived closer so I could return to Momo on a more regular basis. Those living in the neighborhood are lucky to have it."
    Dined on 8/3/2013
  • "After the rave reviews I received from some colleagues, I decided MoMo might be the perfect place to meet with some old friends for dinner and drinks. We sat and chatted for hours, and the service was extremely friendly and attentive throughout. Not to mention the food was incredible, definitely one of the best authentic italian meals I've had in a long time. I highly recommend this cozy wine bar for anyone looking to relax and enjoy some good food with family or friends- new or old :)."
    Dined on 7/18/2013
  • "We were the only ones in the restaurant. The food was really good, but the waitstaff is too busy talking to their friends at the bar to wait on us."
    Dined on 7/13/2013
  • "We didn't realise that MoMo was THAT small but it is. This adds to the cosiness. We settled at the bar for a pre-dinner drink and I knew immediately I liked MoMo. The service was great and attententive, and although food is nothing fancy it was good wholesome food with a slight twist. Will definately go back - not really good for groups."
    Dined on 5/25/2013