Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria
Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria

Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.patinagroup.com/
  • Phone: 2129727001
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 11:00am; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizzeria
  • Executive Chef: Stephen Rosenbluth
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We cater parties, events and special occasions of all sizes in our dining room, at our bar and outdoor patio in the warmer months. Our Special Events Concierge will work with you to tailor a menu that meets your needs and inspired by our Neapolitan award-winning cuisine.

    For more information, please contact: Sharon Colabello, scolabello@patinagroup.com; ph: 212.949.8248.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 45th Street
  • Public Transit: SUBWAY
    4, 5, 6; 7; S at Grand Central, 42nd Street
    Street entrance at 45th Street
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: When you dine at Naples 45, One Parking offers you a special rate of $25 for up to 4 hours of parking, a savings of $25.
    Please make sure to ask your server for a validation sticker at the end of your meal.

    One Parking is located at 200 Park Avenue
    (accessible from the north and south side on Park Avenue)
A word from Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria
An authentic Neapolitan pizzeria and Italian restaurant situated in the landmark MetLife Building at Grand Central Station at E.45th Street, Naples 45 offers al fresco dining in the warmer months and tantalizing regional Southern Italian specialties with friendly take-out service and gourmet brick-oven slices to go. Naples 45 was awarded the coveted certification of "La Vera Pizza Napoletana," in recognition of serving authentic Neapolitan pizza made with traditional ingredients, methods, and wood-burning ovens - one of only two such awards in New York City.
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Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria reviews from OpenTable diners
64 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food3.9
    Service3.6
  • Ambiance3.5
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (22)good for groups (21)great for lunch (21)neighborhood gem (15)fit for foodies (13)vibrant bar scene (13)kid-friendly (10)hot spot (9)special occasion (7)notable wine list (3)scenic view (2)great for brunch (2)late-night find (1)romantic (1)Show More
  • Great, quick dinner spot
    SureshNYCVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    The service was fantastic, quiet spot with a slightly suburban/neighborhood feel in the middle of crazy Grand Central Station. We had 2 of the pizzas and a bruschetta. All delicious.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good Pizza
    Giselle
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Love this Place to having fresh and stonoven baked Pizza! Really reminds me on Itsly!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Service
    Primetime2VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    From when we entered the restaurant to when we left the hostess, server and manager were all accommodating. We made some substitutions to our dish, which they accommodated the allergies in our group. Great time.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    Foodieonthego
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    The atmosphere is inviting and the service is top notch! The open kitchen view is a nice touch. The brick oven pizza is mouth water with fresh ingredients. I highly recommend the white pie! This place is great for business lunches, kids, after work bar scene and outdoor seating. A true midtown gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • KathyH
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Met a friend for a quick bite after work, Naples was a great location choice since we both commute on Metronorth. It was a beautiful evening so we sat outdoors. Our server was great, we really enjoyed our food and the chocolate dessert was out of this world. I would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lovefood
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    I had lunch with 7 friends. I requested a round table, which the restaurant had ready for us. The food was very good. The restaurant was very busy and therefore extremely noisy and the service suffered as well. I certainly would go back but not during peak time.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    I met my son for dinner at Naples and we both had a great experience. Service was excellent, food was delicious and price was good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, loud restaurant
    live2eat
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Service was fantastic and the food was good. If you are going for a quiet table this is not the spot, but I like noise because I am a loud person.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • MandT
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Kale salad, meatballs, and pizza were all excellent. Friendly service and great for birthday celebration, convenient for commuters.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Convenient and delicious
    Luv2dineVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Great placed to meet for after work with friends. Livey scene, good good and quick to catch a train back home. Host wS exceptionally nice as he made sure we had a nice table, even though my friend choose a different one. Servicer was attentive, food was great. Host was quite nice and came by with lemonciello after our meal
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Terrific find
    MPaulJCVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    I love Naples 45! The portions are sized appropriately, the ingredients are fresh, and the staff is attentive. My paccheri was delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Location location location
    MPaulJCVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Broiled Branzino with a lovely sweet ragout/salsa and field greens while gazing at the old NY Central building & people-watching? Priceless. (Actual cost: $27, $56 with tax, tip, & glass of white) I'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • service let down the experience
    RayDowVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    I have dined her before and it was fine. Yesterday for a late lunchtime booking when the place was full of staff and not many customers the service was really shabby. No excuse for it. Maybe the service might have been better outside.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JerseyGuy
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Staff are friendly. service is good and food was well presented and delicious,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Pizza and Beer
    mags4357
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The pizza, salad and beer were very good but, but very expensive. A small pie was $20 dollars, which is actually a personal pan size pizza and the two person salad was $16! A very expensive dinner when you then add overpriced beer. Ouch! For the price it was not that special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Must go in the Met Life Building
    Mike55
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Great enjoyable Italian food with super friendly attentive service! The pizza is a better than pizza in Naples. Kudos to the super helpful bald headed manager Sal & his staff, will be back soon!!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good apps for sharing
    cityfoodieVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great deal with apps and a salad. Terrific cappuccino. Great for a late lunch as prime time lunch hour is very loud.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprising find.
    DianeVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    My husband and I needed to meet friends at grand central for a quick dinner than get to a concert. I looked up places ans Napoli 45 came up. We gave it a try and so glad we did. Food was outstanding and the service was too. They knew we were in a bit of a rush and accommodated us. We got a table outside and had a great meal. We will definately go back!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Undistinguished, assembly line food
    MikeySquaredVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    It's probably to be expected, when you see that their other locations are sited in Disney parks, but the restaurant seems designed to process large numbers of guests efficiently, but little else. The food (the four of us had pizzas and one other dish) was not memorable, and though made with ingredients you'd expect in an Italian restaurant (mozzarella, prosciutto, etc.) they didn't seem to know what to do with them. Our prosciutto pizza was covered with cold prosciutto, which didn't work at all.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    This was about my 5th or 6th to this restaurant this year. Unfortunately, the service this time was simply lousy - which to me was a total surprise and disappointing knowing how good the service usually had been at Naples 45. Hope this isn't going to be the trend gong forward.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful
    Primetime2VIP
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Had lunch on the patio with my daughter. Service was professional and food was ok.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food/High Noise Level
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    The pizza here is always phenonmenal (if overpriced) and it's a long-time favorite for that very reason. Only drawback is the noise level - it's extremely loud and hard to hear others talk.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyable Dinner & Celebration
    Grandmamom
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    The location of the restaurant is perfect for the group that attended from Westchester, Brooklyn and New Jersey. We were quite pleased by the reception and service of the staff. The food we chose was delicious. The occasion for our meeting was to celebrate a birthday. The presentation of the candle on a fabulous slice of cake was perfect.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Time
    Primetime2VIP
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    We had a great time again at Naples. Everyone was very accommodating from the Hostess to the Server. Beer selection has a nice variety. Pizza and Fish were delicious!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but a little pricey
    occasionaldiner23
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    The thin crust pizza was good, but they need to offer another size. We were two women and a 7 year old. The small pizza would have been too small and the large pizza was way too large and expensive. We wound up taking half home on the train!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and location, but noisy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Loved the food - large pizza is huge! Chicken Salad was really good. Too noisy for me. I was there to catch up with old friends and it was hard to hear. Service was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 38 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.8
    • Food3.8
    • Ambiance3.4
    • Service3.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 405 reviews are from the Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria reviews archive.
  • Very friendly and helpful staff
    rkaran
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    We'd turned up for an 8:30pm reservation for a group of 12, of whom 8 were from out of the country, about half an hour late (terrible rain delays) and about 15 minutes before the kitchen closed. The very friendly wait-sfaff helped us place our orders before the kitchen closed, were constantly around to check on us. As this was a family reunion after many years, we ended up chatting late into the night, past closing. The wait staff did not bother us or hover around us to get us out. The dining area is modern, large, well-lit and airy; faces 45th street. The thin-crust margherita, pepperoni, funghi and piccante (spicy chicken) pizzas were very good. The last two are my favourites. The cheese cake (not New York style) was excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Appetiizers!
    Oishides
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Everythiing is dellicious and authentic at Naples 45. The appetizers especially the egglant parmagiana is as good as a grandmother's! This is a great NY restaulrant!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food & service
    Londy
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    This was my second time here. The first time was a late lunch & it was excellent. My second time it was evening & it was still great but a different vibe: louder & more poppin' at the bar. But the food is top notch & I dig the location.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We had a great evening
    HighExpectations
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    My table outside was ready when I arrived at 6:30 PM and I was seated immediately. It was a great spring evening. The waiter was very attentive and professional about timing the arrival of the food as well as keeping our glasses full. He was also very astute about a difficult personal conversation we were having and made sure we had privacy. He got a big tip and my gratitude. All in all, this was a great experience with both the reservation service and the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Pizza
    Marcus
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    Pizza is fantastic. A little too noisy, but food is great. SO are the drinks.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    During my recent visit to Naples 45, I had the soft-shell crab which came highly recommended. I was a bit hesitant, not having had soft-shell crab before. I was absolutely delighted with the dish....it was scrumptious! Thanks Chef Steve....you will be missed!!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Great
    Primetime2VIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    This large Mecca inside GC is huge. Service is always great and the food is consistent. Pizzas are #1 in NYC. Thanks for a great night!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    Great restaurant and kid friendly. Fantastic service. Didn't rush us at all and the food was excellent, as well as the wine. Great place for dinner.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable! Convenient
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    It was great to be so close to Grand Central! Fun evening wonderful food and very attentive service.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Experience
    Primetime2VIP
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    Dined at Naples for a birthday celebration. Staff was extremely accommodating. Manager sent out complimentary dessert for our birthday guest, very nice gesture. Service was very good on a busy night.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It is quiet at breakfast;
    KentVIP
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    It is quiet at breakfast; not so much so at lunch, when it can get really loud.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Early Meetings
    FeelingSpecialVIP
    Dined on 3/31/2014
    Great location for a breakfast meeting. Very friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pre Fixe
    Primetime2VIP
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    Went to Naples for the Pre-Fixe. Slightly disappointed due to 2 items on the menu not available, but the sever gave us the option for any other choice off their regular menu. Food was OK. Service was very friendly and accommodating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal!
    AW212VIP
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    We had a delicious meal! Our server was outstanding, friendly and courteous. Loved the fried calamari!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.