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Pietrasanta
Pietrasanta

Pietrasanta Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.pietrasantany.com/
  • Email: info@pietrasantany.com
  • Phone: (212) 265-9471
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Wedensday, Thursday, Friday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm. Dinner: Sunday - Monday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00pm; Brunch: Wednesday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Executive Chef: Ciro
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Catering, take-out and delivery are available.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please inquire for private party details.
  • Private Party Contact: Richard (212) 265-9471

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Corner of 47th Street & 9th ave
  • Public Transit: 1, C & E Trains to 50th Street and N, R & W Trains to 49th Street.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: There are two garages next to the restaurant.
A word from Pietrasanta
Pietrasanta is a rustic and homey Italian restaurant on 9th Avenue in the heart of Time Square and the Theater District. We have been standard on 9th Avenue for over 20 years offering delicious home-made pastas, meat, chicken, fish, fresh breads and desserts. This is the perfect spot to dine before or even after going to the theater.We offer $10 discount if the check is $50 or more and $20 discount if the check is $100 or more.We also promise a very good quality dinner and if you will not feel happy with your dinner, whatever the reason is, we promise to comp your dinner!!.see you and enjoy your time:))

Come and try our brunch special on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
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Diner Reviews
  • "If you're going to a show, this is a great restaurant for grab a good bite beforehand. Great options, good food, good service. CS"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "We were in New York with two kids and read about this restaurant in a newspaper. We reserved and walked there after going to the Natural History museum (it is a long walk with kids however) We had a table outside on a beautiful saturday afternoon. The kids loved the food and friendly ambiance. I had a dish from the brunch menu and indeed, it is excellent mexican food. Excellent quality/price ratio and it is good to get away from the crowd for a couple of hours!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "We had dinner for two (mother plus teenager) before a show, and it was perfect. Black fettucine with shrimp for the teen; green linguine with vegetables for the mom. The pasta was fresh, the food came out piping hot, and everything was very tasty. This is not the place to linger over a relaxed meal, but it is just the ticket for a quick and delicious pre-theater dinner. Great service, too."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Food was good and affordable. Many locals eat there and that's always a good sign. "
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Great meal before the 8PM Saturday Broadway show. Was served quickly and the food was very good. It was crowded and since the restaurant is small, it was loud. It was a beautiful day, so they had the doors open, which added to the atmosphere."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "The only negative comment I have is that we had a 5:30 reservation and when we arrived there were two people siting at a table for four so we requested the same. The Host said that only if you got there before 5pm. About a half hour later he seated 2 people at a table for four. I certainly felt very insulted."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "After going to a nice show on Broadway we wanted dinner afterward. Pietrasanta did not disappoint. The salads and fresh mozzarella for appetizers were fantastic, the homemade pasta delicious, and the pork was so tender it literally fell off the bone. My only regret is not saving enough space to try dessert, but the pasta was so good we couldn't leave any on the plate for later. The staff was attentive without being obtrusive, and quick with everything. An excellent restaurant, and great for a nice night out on Broadway."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Accomodating, large portions and great service. we can come in with table for 8 at last minute notice, willing to split bills."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "We tried Pietrasanta after catching a matinee. The food was excellent, prices reasonable and staff attentive and friendly. A bit small on the inside and best suited for couples or small groups. We will definitely be returning the next time we go to the theater!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Always enjoy the food, service, and moderate prices. Service oriented even on busy pre theater nights. Good and reasonably priced wines. Food comes to the table freshly cooked and hot. Small so reservations good but accommodates if possible."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "My friends and I lucked out in discovering tis marvelous restaurant in the heart of the theatre district last Friday night! We had a nice table by the window, the wine was delicious and not overpriced -- but the food! All of their pastas were fresh and homemade, and they were so good! My friend had the black pasta dish with shrimp, another had the spinach pasta and my cappellini primavera was just about the best ever hadm with tons of fresh sauteed veggies and I asked for a pink sauce instead of garlic and olive oil, which was delicious. We will definitely be returning!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "When we walked in the restauant we were very skeptical. The decor is dated and could use a refresh, but we were encouraged by the Department of Health "A" rating on the window. It was all great after that first impression. A friendly greeting and great , no rush service was the order of the evening. We ordered two appetizers to share, a wonderful grilled shrimp and plolenta dish and a fresh and tasty Caprese. We ordered a nice bottle of white wine and two beautifully prepared chicken dishes. The bread was fresh,crusty and delicious as well. The best part was all of this for around $100! Quite a find at reasonable prices in the heart of the theatre district. Bravo!"
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Very good traditional old style Italian Restaurant. We went here on a suggestion of a friend and thought the food was outstanding , great service and reasonable priced. They had a nice wine list that included a list of $25 bottle of wine. I would definently return."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "This restaurant is good if you are going to a show . Ask for the price fixed menu if you want a three course dinner. I had just the chicken parmigiana and it was a large portion and very good."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "I frequent New York City, typically to see Broadway shows. As a college student, it is difficult to find a place in NYC that is 1. Reasonably priced, 2. Unique, and 3. Close enough to the theaters. This restaurant has it all! Although we were a few minutes late for our reservation, they held the table for us and we were seated right away. Note: Make a reservation because there is no standing room in the restaurant to wait for your table. As soon as we told them we were seeing a show, they payed us extra attention and made sure our food was out as quickly as possible. Piertrasanta had AMAZING house wines, and our meals were delicious. The pasta is made fresh in Pietrasanta, and is incredible. I will become a regular customer here!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "We have been coming to this neighborhood gem for years and it is always wonderful."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Found this on my app. Reservation was quick. The entrance and seating by the front is a little off as there was no one there as soon as we showed up. But we were then quickly seated and were attended through quickly and pleasantly throughout the night. Very enjoyable service and good entrees."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Pleasant atmosphere. Reasonably priced. Pasta was delicious. Scallops in appetizer special were overcooked and too salty."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Not only was the food delicious, the service makes you feel pampered. This is a lovely, cozy little restaurant that is perfect for dinner before the theater."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Visited Pietrasanta on a Saturday night between seeing two plays. It was a bit of a walk from the theatre but was worth it. It is a small restaurant with tight seating. Good when your table partners are interesting to talk too. Funny, when your table mates are out to impress someone and doing a poor job. We had one of each on either side. The wait staff was attentive and helpful when we advised we had a 8 pm curtain. The food was old school italian and tasty. The fettuccine verde was tasty and not too heavy. The cannolli was the perfect end to the meal. The house chanti was the perfect accompaniment to the meal. I would visit again when back in New York. I thought the meal was well priced and very enjoyable."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Everything was very nice. My husband and I had a delicisous lobster bisque and our friends ordered the minestrone. Two people had salmon, two had chicken parm all were happy. Dessert and coffee are included in the dinner price fix for 27.00. Management is helpful, service very friendly and effecient. We are often in the theatre district and Pietrasanta will be on our "go to" list."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My friend said her lasagna was the best & my "black" pasta with shrimp was delicious. If a restaurant offers homemade pasta I usually order it. They make all their own. Only issue was the time it took to finally get our check, & my entree's sauce, shrimp & asparagus could have been a little more robust in flavor."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "Found Pietrasanta on Open Table when searching for an inexpensive theater district spot. Good price fix menu, nice chianti by the glass and friendly service. Will definitely go back for a pre theater meal."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Great for New Year's Eve, relaxing, welcoming. They didn't mind that we stayed about 4 hours!!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Very nice Italian food--nothing too fancy, but very fresh ingredients, and everything artfully prepared. (We ordered everything from pasta and salmon to chicken as main courses, plus a yummy artichoke appetizer--all great.) Not overly pricey either. But: oddly for a place so close to the theater district, nobody asked us whether we had a show to catch, and when we did tell them they still didn't seem to take it in, dawdling just a bit before they cleared plates, brought the check, etc. We made our show in the end, but had to ask for the steps that made that happen (nicely, and they were responsive, but still). So while the service was friendly, I'm surprised that a restaurant in that neighborhood didn't do better on this."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "I had eaten at Pietrasanta twice before, once with a friend who had been there before and then again when I took my husband there after the theater. The restaurant is super-convenient to the theater district --- just a 2-minute walk --- and they accept reservations. The friend I took this time wasn't terribly impressed, saying that his lasagna was just a bit above average but nothing special. I, too, noticed that my meal --- gnocchi --- wasn't quite as good as the last time I ordered it. It had big cubes of mozzarella in it, which looked like tofu and made the dish look unappealing to me. The salads were excellent and drinks from the bar were very good. All in all, I'd go there again, as service was excellent, but it was just ok."
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "Not exquisite, but always reliable ( sometimes the food is much better than ok). Very friendly staff, sensitive to tight schedules, a regular stop when we are on the move in NYC."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "I've been to Pietrsanta twice, both times before the theater. Friends went on my recommendation and were very pleased with the food and the help of the owner.The restaurant is small and feels like a neighborhood place. It feels like NYC to me. The staff is very cordial and check on your table just enough. The pasta is all freshly made and the dinners are inventive and tasty. I loved my orecchiette with sausage and broccoli, and my friend's pumpkin ravioli was also delicious."
    Dined on 6/28/2013
  • "Great find on outskirts of "tourist" section of midtown. Would defintely return!!!"
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "I think this is a gem of a place. Been going here for years and always have a good meal and quick. Perfect for pre-theater. The breads and pastas are very good!"
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Good food. Very accommodating, we were in a hurry due to theater tickets got us in and out in a little more than an hour. We were a party of four and all the dishes were well prepared, not exceptional but very good and a very good value."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "My mom and I got to the restaurant at 4 to make sure we had enough time to eat before our show. The sangria was very tasty. We ordered food off the pre fixe menu for 27.95 for 3 courses. The food was fantastic. She got a light chicken pasta dish and I got the rigatoni. My only complaint was that the Caesar salad dressing wasn't great and there was no fresh Parmesan on it. Other than that the service was great and it was just what we needed before the show!"
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "I chose Pietrasanta based on recommendations for family friendly atmosphere with good Italian food. Although the kids enjoyed their food, the adults did not. The pasta and pizza are decent, but I would stay away from other menu choices. Not the place to try something new or different for sure. Service slow and inattentive. I will try a new Italian restaurant next time I am in the city."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Great meal at this wonderful find. Fresh and tasty . Long term establishment just off the theater district. Would definitely return."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "The food and service was excellent,within walking distance of theaters a plus. Would definately come again. Menu was reasonably priced"
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "We visited NY and found this restaurant. Food was delicious. I had the special-scallops with fettuccine. Outstanding sauce. Reasonably priced. Would go again"
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "I recommended this place to my mom and dad after they saw Motown: Thr Musical (which they loved), and they raved about Pietrasanta. Quaint, clean, great food, family-run type of place they said."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "It could have been Italy, between the attentive, charming service and homemade pastas. So delicious, can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Food is really the best Italian in mid-town New York. Service was not great, but food is amazing!"
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "I took my family to New York for a fun weekend together. Our first night there we ate at Pietrasanta. It was just right for us. The food was very good as was the service. The restaurant had a nice neighborhood feel, warm and inviting. I would recommend it."
    Dined on 11/29/2013