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Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria
Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria

Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.patinagroup.com
  • Phone: (212) 972-7001
  • 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.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Kale salad, meatballs, and pizza were all excellent. Friendly service and great for birthday celebration, convenient for commuters."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "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"
    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."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "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!"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Staff are friendly. service is good and food was well presented and delicious,"
    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."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "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!!!"
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Great deal with apps and a salad. Terrific cappuccino. Great for a late lunch as prime time lunch hour is very loud."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "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!!!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Had lunch on the patio with my daughter. Service was professional and food was ok."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "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!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "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!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "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!"
    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."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "Pizza is fantastic. A little too noisy, but food is great. SO are the drinks."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "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!!!!! "
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "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!"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "It was great to be so close to Grand Central! Fun evening wonderful food and very attentive service."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "It is quiet at breakfast; not so much so at lunch, when it can get really loud."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Great location for a breakfast meeting. Very friendly staff."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "We had a delicious meal! Our server was outstanding, friendly and courteous. Loved the fried calamari!"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "I love everything that Chef Steve cooks....his food is always amazing!!!! I was there at Naples 45 again last night. I had the burrata appetizer, which was soooo good and soooo fresh; plus the lentil with pancetta soup - OMG, you could taste the pancetta; and then the porkchop, which was so moist and wonderfully tasty! Thanks Chef Steve - your food is ALWAYS phenominal!!!!"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Extensive menu, very good food, great service and great location. Perfect option for large groups."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "It is decorated like a terminal and the noise level is also maximum loud like a terminal. But the food was surprisingly delicious and well prepared. The two pastas that we ordered were perfect to its texture and taste. The branzino fish was also excellent. The service was at its best. It was beyond our expectation. We will go back again regularly."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Great spot if you're looking for a good quick meal before hoping on a train or going to the theater. The pizzas are especially delicious. Because it is big, there always seems to be tables."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "I met a friend for dinner at Naples 45 since she's a commuter and uses Grand Central for her train. The place was so noisy that it was difficult to carry on a conversation without shouting at each other. The food is OK - my lasagna wasn't very hot. I might try it again, if only for the convenient location. Price, including tax and tip, was $60 for 1 lasagna, 1 glass of wine, 1 large salad. I would recommend Naples 45, but with a caveat."
    Dined on 2/20/2014