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230 E. 44th Street
New York, NY 10017
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Piccolo Fiore Details
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
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Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
We feature periodic piano entertainment from 7 to 10 PM, and periodic special entertainment events.
2nd & 3rd Avenue
Grand Central Station. Trains 4, 5 ,6 & 7.
$12 all day.
A word from Piccolo Fiore
Welcome to Piccolo Fiore fine Italian restaurant and lounge. We offer classic northern and southern italian cuisine with world class service. Piccolo Fiore has an elegant atmosphere with nightly entertainment. Piccolo Fiore is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner surrounded by replica artworks
of Renaissance Artists Leonardo da Vinci, Il Bronzino and Raffaelo. Whether you are looking for authentic italian cuisine, planning a special affair, or need a great location for business luncheon, Piccolo Fiore Italian Restaurant in Midtown Manhattan NYC is the perfect choice.
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We were a group of 8 celebrating
family. The restaurant was able to give us a private area. The waiter was very helpful in making recommendations and serving some dishes family style. The food was very good. Prices were reasonable. Everyone had a good time and ate well."
Dined on 8/13/2014
We were just here 10 days ago. We
came back with old friends we see infrequently and wanted to be able to talk. The delightfully quiet atmosphere - even as the restaurant got busy after 8:00pm on a Thursday - was just what we were after. The food was excellent - even better than the last time, especially a baked cod special and the sauteed spinach. Chicken Scarpariello was very good but the au gratin potatoes that came with it were phenomenal! Also wonderful tiramisu and a sorbet 'napoleon' with berries. We were unhurried. In fact, that was the only small irritation - service was harder to get as the place filled up and we struggled to get the check so we could make our train. A very small price to pay for great food and peaceful dining."
Dined on 8/7/2014
Would have wanted to give this
restaurant a better rating because the food was really good, unfortunately, service trumped the rating as it was really slow."
Dined on 8/5/2014
Chose this place because it was
near the hotel where my cousin was staying. The maître d' was super distracted and rude, even though the place was empty when we got there and we were on time for our reservation. The menu was totally different and more pricey than the one on the site (still, we didn't complain). There was no one waiting for our table, but we were rushed to order drinks and food. The waiter rudely interrupted us to awkwardly recite the specials, and the maître d' later started taking out order then walked away while I was mid-sentence, only to send the waiter back later to finish the order. The lettuce in my salad was wilted, bitter and brown. An overall bad experience."
Dined on 8/3/2014
We have been to Piccolo Fiore many
times, alone and with friends. We return because the food is very good, the service well above average and we can hear each other without shouting! This time we took friends we see rarely - once a year at best. We didn't want to shout at each other and we knew Piccolo Fiore would fit the bill. The rare tuna was - rare! We have found that the kitchen is always accommodating. When I asked if the kitchen would change the sauce on the tuna because I could not eat one of the ingredients it was no problem. The spinach and garlic was one of the best I've ever had. Our server was very willing to suggest a wine - within our budget - and a dessert when asked. We'll be meeting friends there again this week."
Dined on 7/27/2014
Had early dinner, excellent
attentive service. Food was good would recommend either the scallop or octopus appetizers. Grouper special excellent. Pasta dish slightly overcooked but tasty. Dessert excellent, best tiramisu I have had. Wine list ok, fair pour for price. Would go back."
Dined on 7/19/2014
I was looking for a quiet dinner
near my hotel in midtown Manhattan, and luckily found Piccolo Fiore. I had the Tre Colori salad. It not only tasted wonderful, but was very nicely presented as well. My sole main dish was the Linguine di Mare, which was very good. The sauce was a little lightly seasoned for my taste, but otherwise this was an excellent dish as well. The service was excellent; attentive without being annoying, and friendlier than many restaurants I've been to in Manhattan. I can warmly recommend Piccolo Fiore. They provided me with exactly the kind of meal I wanted; good food, good wine, a calm atmosphere and good service. I'll definitely go back next time I'm in NYC."
Dined on 7/13/2014
The staff were exceedingly
friendly which made up for a lacklustre meal. The menu is extensive but unfortunately, the meal was not overly flavorful. The veal "francese" (al limone) lacked the taste of lemon -- quite a disappointment since this is a standard Italian menu item. My daughter had the lobster raviolli which fell apart resulting in the need to "assemble" the filling and the pasta before taking a bite. The filling itself was most definitely generous in terms of the lobster but the sauce was also lacked any real flavor. My wife had a grilled branzino which was probably the tastiest of the three mains we ordered. It was very simply done and perfectly grilled. All in all, not a foodie spot but the service made up for it."
Dined on 7/11/2014
This place is getting better and
better food-wise, but they have to do something about the music: it goes from bad country to bad rock to bad... well, I'm not sure what that other genre was, all in the course of 1 meal. The inner dining room is a bit dark but classy, and the piped-in "music" has bad sound quality and doesn't match the classiness and potential of the rest of the place. The hosts are pleasant, most of the wait staff very nice and solicitous, and the food is very good."
Dined on 7/1/2014
Well prepared, classic Italian
(mostly Northern Italian) food, in a very nice, subdued setting. Delicious mussels, lobster ravioli, shrimp-lobster ravioli, swordfish, creme caramel. Very attentive and friendly service; helpful with the (very reasonably priced) wine selection."
Dined on 6/25/2014
Went with a vegetarian so we were
limited to dishes. The pastas were cooked al dente. We asked the manager to create a primavera dish with pasta for us and a red sauce and it was not a problem, even though it was not on the menu. Our waiter ignored us the entire time, but the bus boy and manager made up for his poor service. We will return."
Dined on 6/23/2014
This was the third time I have
been to FPF and everyone enjoyed it again. The food is always good and fresh. The tomato caprese salad is delicious and the place doesn't break the bank. I would def recommend for people looking for a solid Italian meal who live or work in the area."
Dined on 6/19/2014
With thereupon the meal was great.
The service and ambience is excellent."
Dined on 6/17/2014
I have eaten at Piccolo Fiore many
times since they opened a few years ago. And, after moving out of state 3 years ago, I still frequently return when I'm back in town. I am very partial to their fish dishes -- never overdone, tender, tasty. Service is very good. Tables are separated so it doesn't feel like people are listening in to the conversation. It will continue to be one of my "regulars"."
Dined on 6/2/2014
Delicious food, well prepared,
good wine list with interesting variety and reasonable prices. Service was great but The food is the main attraction here. "
Dined on 6/2/2014
All aspects of the dining
experience were outstand. The welcome and the good bye were very friendly and made you feel special. "
Dined on 5/20/2014
Piccolo Fiore is a nice place to
go and have the ideal New York date. By that I don't mean that of a tourist, but that of, say, a born and bred Brooklynite who has always romanticized Manhattan in her mind. The gnocchi Bolognese was quite good - especially the sauce. The seafood salad was phenomenal, as was the Caesar salad. My date had the filet which was well-seasoned and cooked perfectly. The panacotta dessert was to die for. The service was fine albeit a bit awkward at times. Overall, very good and I will definitely eat there again."
Dined on 5/17/2014
Nice atmosphere, good and
reasonably priced wine list, tasty food and professional service .... what's not to like? "
Dined on 5/14/2014
Not only for the diplomatic
community, this place is for everybody. The food was excellent!"
Dined on 5/14/2014
This restaurant cam recommended by
the Hilton Manhattan East and was a very good selection. The service was excellent and the chef outstanding. The menu was varied with the fish selections being very fresh and well prepared to our choice. Great choice and thanks"
Dined on 5/12/2014
I wandered into this place because
of the happy hour and have found my new favorite place. Great happy hour and bar menu, as well as a great place to bring my family and friends when they come to visit. The food is always great and the service friendly. They're grilled calamari and Maria Cavatelli pasta are my two go-tos but I have had some of their specials and they are wonderful as well. "
Dined on 5/11/2014
The restaurant was a pleasant
surprise. I work in the area and wanted a restaurant to take my assistants for administrative day and found this restaurant on the internet and it had good reviews. The food and the service was very good as well as the lunch prefix prices and choices. I would try it for dinner next time!"
Dined on 5/1/2014
The food is always delicious, the
wines outstanding, the servers friendly and efficient and the noise level low even when full to capacity, which makes for a great dining experience. And if you like desserts, like I do, they have the best tiramisu in town. I recommend it enthusiastically. "
Dined on 4/26/2014
The food was excellent. This was
our second visit and we will return. With that said.....the restaurant was not busy, but we felt a bit rushed. Staff came to clear plates and glasses so quickly and often that it seemed there must have been a shortage in the kitchen! When will restaurants learn the polite thing to do is to wait until all at the table are finished to clear dinner plates!"
Dined on 4/22/2014
Live this place it is also very
reasonable. And the food is always tasty and fresh. "
Dined on 4/22/2014
Ideal for business meal. Lots of
privacy. Food excellent. "
Dined on 4/17/2014
Fabulous wine and food...well
presented and s erved...great piano as well"
Dined on 4/12/2014
Every few months, my wife and I
travel in to NYC to meet friends for dinner. This was our 2nd time at this restaurant and it was even better than our first visit. Great food and great service - we'll be back again."
Dined on 4/7/2014
Pleasant, competent staff. Nice
atmosphere in brick lined room. Food was excellent and attractively presented"
Dined on 4/5/2014
Thank you again for the wonderful
luncheon! It is valuable to my business in NYC and I hope it brings you much new business. As always the staff food and service was outstanding!"
Dined on 3/31/2014
Everything was well prepared and
tasty! Raw clams fresh and delicious; pasta al dente served with excellent sauce; pork osso bucco, tender; excellent onion rings and truffle fries.worth the prices, which are on the upscale side."
Dined on 3/29/2014
I met a friend for dinner after
work during the week. The place is very nice-- clean, colorful, etc. The food was good but, nothing great. She had lobster ravioli and I had chicken marsala. We both had spinach salad and shared the chocolate fondue for dessert. No complaints but, nothing "over the top" and I've had just as good for less money elsewhere. On the plus side, the wait staff was amazing. They are right at your side continually picking up and dropping off plates. However, the place was too noisy for my taste and the tables were very close together.. a little too claustrophobic for my taste. I might go back if I find myself in the area again but, if I don't, I won't be craving anything or feel like I'm missing something."
Dined on 3/26/2014
This place is quirky, and I mean
that in a good way. The space and decor are varied and unusual, food is between very good and delicious (and authentic with some good variations) and the staff unusually friendly and solicitous. The problem is the music: third-rate rock-and-roll from an unknown (and best forgotten) era. I asked it be turned down, which did happen after a few minutes of discomfort as the medium-metal guitars blared on. But then it was deliberately made louder, I asked again and it was turned down, and this cycle happened a third time. I don't know who's making the choice or why, but it feels counter to everything else about the place. I'll try again and hope, it's worth another chance."
Dined on 3/24/2014
Being from out of town, I'm
obviously not familiar with the restaurant scene here, but I had a local Manhattan person recommend FPF to me. I was conducting a business dinner and had seven people. FPF has a wonderful, near private dining area for my group. We had plenty of room and a round table which keeps everyone engaged in the conversation. The entire staff was very attentive, the wine was good and the entrees even better! I'd definitely go back when I'm in town again."
Dined on 3/23/2014
Nice new find for us, with high
quality food and service. From beginning to end we all enjoyed our meals very much. The fresh mozzarella and tomato salad was to die for. This restaurant is a real treat if you particularly enjoy conversing with your dinner party. We did not have to raise our voices to speak. The atmosphere is very relaxing with a pianist to add to the mood. We would definitely dine here again. There is also parking next door for a discounted rate."
Dined on 3/22/2014
Great food and service. We ordered
the prefix menu and they brought us out several "surprises" as well. Very nice experience and I would definitely go there again."
Dined on 3/21/2014
I love coming here for business
lunches. It's right next to work, clean, friendly and attentive staff, moderately priced with a good lunch special and super convenient. Will continue to use it while I work in the area!"
Dined on 3/13/2014
This was our 2nd visit and it
definitely won't be our last. We were taken here by friends several months ago and couldn't wait to return. We were not disappointed! The food was excellent, wine choices were top-rate. Service is gracious and friendly. The rack of lamb was tender and well flavored. I had the special halibut which was juicy and delicately flavored. Word to the wise--- go easy on the dessert, share--portions are generous."
Dined on 3/8/2014
The restaurant was not crowded so
it was very quiet and we had a wonderful relaxing dinner where we could talk , not shout. There was a party in the back room that we never heard! The special -Brussels sprouts with carmelized onions were excellent."
Dined on 3/1/2014
Fabiola Piccolo Fiore is
everything you read about it in the review pages. The food is wonderful. Delicious not overly complicated comfort food that reminds you of the wonderful meals you may have had in Tuscany. The service is extraordinary. Attentive without being overly so. Nice wine list and great dessert menu. Start with the fried calamari that just melts in your mouth. Then end by sharing the chocolate fondue with friends for a fun end to a great meal. For Manhattan I thought the price was reasonable. With a bottle wine and pasta entrees we dined at just a little over 80 dollars per person. Reasonable in my mind and well worth a visit."
Dined on 2/20/2014
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