Scalini Fedeli
Scalini Fedeli

Scalini Fedeli

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.scalinifedeli.com/
  • Phone: 2125280400
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 12:00pm-2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:30pm-10:00pm, Friday & Saturday 5:30pm-11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Michael Cetrulo
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Full Bar, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: 10 to 18 people in our wine cellar.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hudson
  • Public Transit: Chambers St
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street parking and a private lot.
A word from Scalini Fedeli
Scalini Fedeli ranked among New York's finest restaurants since its opening in early 2004, taking Italian cuisine to new heights. Rewarded with the highest overall ratings in the Zagat Survey, Scalini Fedeli has been granted one star by the Michelin guide in it's inaugural 2006 issue. The inviting decor features vaulted ceilings and European antiques and provides the perfect setting for chef Michael Cetrulo's delightful cuisine which offers the finest ingredients coupled with a confidence and grace that ensures your meal will be a memorable one. Menu highlights include soft egg yolk raviolo with ricotta and truffle butter and New York's finest venison chop in a port wine and balsamic vinegar sauce with toasted hazelnuts, sautéed spinach and roasted Mission figs. The 350-bottle wine list encompasses all regions of Italy but also does justice to the best American wineries.
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Scalini Fedeli reviews from OpenTable diners
100 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (74)fit for foodies (66)romantic (62)notable wine list (41)neighborhood gem (28)good for groups (15)scenic view (5)hot spot (3)kid-friendly (2)late-night find (2)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • simply delicious
    jhtham
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Celebrated wedding anniversary there. Ambiance cannot be better, food was outstanding.
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    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never disappoints
    Neverdisappoints
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Scalini is my husband and my go to restaurant for celebrating special occasions - birthdays, anniversaries , new jobs - and it never disappoints. The food was, as always, delicious and creative with seasonal choices and ingredients. The service was impeccable, friendly and welcoming, from the bartender to the wait staff and the maitre-de. The room is lovely and we were there early enough to see them light the candlesticks as day turned to night. I had a lovely view of the new World Trade Center which glowed as well as nighttime fell. A perfect evening!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • supertuscanVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Celebrated a special occasion here once again and it could have not been better , had the tasting menu which we loved !!! Staff was friendly as well
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Must on our Dining List in NYC
    NYCfoody
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    We love NYC, try to visit once a year, and will pretty much include a dinner here on every trip. Incredible food, great service - a wonderful neighbourhood break in an otherwise busy city. You won't be disappointed.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Not worth the money
    FoodTravelerVIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Have been to many high end italian restaurants with better food and service at a lower price. Food was god but the value equation was out of line
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    fit for foodies
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  • Wonderful Experience
    tthomp2
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Entire experience was outstanding. Service is impeccable yet not overly so. Chef works wonders with flavors, he is big on dishes which have an orange bite to them, never had this before. But everything is prepared with pride, also was not hard to get a reservation like many better restaurants comparable to this one in the city.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Amazing
    JustAGuy
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    This place is absolutely outstanding. Expensive; but worth every single penny. Again, absolutely outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    RBerg
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    The resturant was not terribly busy on Monday evening so the dining room had empty tables to our surprise. The food was amazing, the service was spot on, and the menu was very creative. A definite place I will revisit on my next trip to the city.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful, wonderful meal
    jaffey0422VIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Came her for a romantic birthday dinner. everything was wonderful. Food, ambience... Perfect. My only complaint is that the service was too good. Every five seconds they came over to check up on us. And just an FYI, if you get the pre fixe, they give you three additional courses. Such a good deal for $70
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  • Disappointed
    OutAndAboutNYCVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I've wanted to go here for quite some time. I finally decided to make a reservation for a special occasion. I was actually surprised to be disappointed with the entire experience. Overall, very underwhelming. It was a fine restaurant, but not for over $400 for two people.
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  • BILL
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    AMBIANCE WAS VERY NICE, FOOD WAS EXCELLENT, SERVICE WAS GOOD. ONLY SAW OUR WAITER PIATRO 3 TIMES WHEN WE GOT THERE. VERY CHARMING AND PROFFESIONAL. THE OTHER WITERS TOOK CARE OF US. WHEN THE HEAD WAITER CAME HE LEFT SO FAST I COULDN"T ASK A QUESTION. SOMEONE PAID $100 TOWARDS OUR DINNER AND THE WAITER HE HAD SAID HE DIDN"T KNOW WHO IT WAS AND WE HAD NO ONE TO ASK. IT WOULD HAVE BEEN NICE TO BE ABLE TO THANK THEM BUT OOU WITER WAS OFF BEING HIS CHARMING SELF THANKS PIATRO
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    My wife and I ate there for her 40th birthday. The food and service was exceptional. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • perfect date night
    fernshawVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    my wife and i enjoyed italian food and have visited many of the city's finest. our experience at SF was eye opening, probably the finest Italian restaurant we have enjoyed in a city full of great Italian. we would go back in a heart beat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinos
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Excellent food, good ambiance, very good service, excellent wine selection. All in aa a memorable dinner. I would recommend without second thought
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic italian food
    Britdiner
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We went here for my fiance's 30th birthday, and it was fantastic. The set menu at $70 is fantastic value for money, and the food and seevice was excellent. Couldn't recommend it highly enough.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary perfect
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    For that special night out, this is the place! Lovely and delicious and attentive service.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Amazing food
    CamilleVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We are foodies who have tried many top restaurants including new ones in the city. Been there many time long time ago, and this is the first time for the last 6 years. First time ordered their tasting menu. Absolutely delicious! the pasta dishes are outstanding! fish are delicate and tasty. only the beef short ribs are a bit too sweet! Will come here again for sure!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • supertuscanVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Always love coming here for all special occasions, great food and service, was a wonderful evening !!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The food is excellently and elegantly prepared. Service was impeccable. Prix fixe is reasonably priced considering the superb quality. One of the best Italian meals we have ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It doesn't worth
    NYboyVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    It doesen't worth the Michelin recommendation. Spaghetti, they were to spicy and not to talk about Risotto a melting of confused flavors. Definitely it doesen't worth $270 for two without wine. I was prepared for the price not for the very poor quality
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    notable wine list
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  • Start to finish...Delicious
    LBNYfoodlover
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    This is one of the few restaurants that I've dined at, where everything from appetizer to dessert where phenomenal. The portions are just right so you can actually eat the desserts which were quite unique and delicious.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • When you know it's hard to beat...
    CharmeTraveller
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Stepping in the door, you know it will be a pleasant evening in a wonderful location... taking the first bite, you know that this will be a special experience. The dishes served are of hard to meet delight - cooked to perfection - and your host helps to figure out what would fit your taste. We were blown away by the quality of the dishes and the magnitude of tastes. If you enjoy freshly prepared food "real Italian style" and want to do treat yourself with just the best you can get, THIS is the place to sit down. We are looking forward to our next visit!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Great quality food perfectly prepared. pasta carbonara was excellent, so was the pork chop and the veal chop. deserts are outstanding too. Great classy place.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfection
    Where2eatVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Every bite was worthwhile. I can't believe we haven't eaten here before. We will definitely be back. The room is drop dead gorgeous. The wait staff attentive and helpful. The food is the main act here and a class act, as well. Could not come close to finishing my meal, but will savor it for days to come. Linguini carbonara, veal chop, pappardelle with veal ragu, the Amuse Bouche of mushroom ravioli with a truffle foam was so good we asked for more bread to lap up that foam. The chef/owner Michael was lovely and visited our table to assess our satisfaction. Class!
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    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Great night
    tsw9
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Outstanding service and ambience. Menu and meal was outstanding I only wish there was an ala carte choice. Not all excellent meals must end with a desert.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exquisite
    Franky
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We have eaten there on 2 previous ocassions and those 2 experiences were fabulous so we decided to return to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. Again it was a gastronomical success. Food, service, ambiance were all excellent. We will return to the restaurant and TriBeCa again and again.
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    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT GREAT GREAT
    LewisVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    GREAT food, service and atmosphere. If you haven't been here....you are missing an amazing restaurant. Feels like you r truly in Italy at one of their best!!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love2eatVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Outstanding in every respect. Elegant Italian. Including artic char, king salmon, homemade pasta with fresh seasonal sauces, veal and pork chops that melt in your mouth. Huge and varied menu, so everyone will be delighted. Service impeccable. Enjoy!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dining101VIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    One of the best Italian meals I've had in NY. Dinner is prix fixe only - so this is probably for a special occasion and its best to arrive hungry. The service was excellent - they're attentive but you're not rushed at all. The ravioli they bring out to start is amazing, and everything that follows lives up to that. Definitely recommend any of the fresh pasta appetizers and the duck.
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  • Wonderful Food and Experience!
    basketball15
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Truly exceptional food, service and overall experience. One of the best Italian restaurants I have had the pleasure of dining. The staff was very attentive and professional. My salmon was cooked perfectly and the flavors were wonderful. I felt like I was in Italy! The chef at Scalini Fedeli is truly gifted.
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    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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  • Fine Dining Find
    Martine
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    This is hands down the best restaurant I've been to in NYC. The food is superb as is the service. It's prix fixe -- 3 courses, yet they bring you goodies along the away. It's relaxed yet formal. I would rather eat out less and save up to go here than eat at other restaurants. The last time I was there, I had the linquini carabnara with truffle foam and braised short ribs. For dessert, I had ricotta doughnuts with dipping sauces. I bring my most food sophisticated friends to this restaurant. This is more than a gem, it's a rare gem. Open for dinner only.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • always a treat.
    palmaskiVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Food is always amazing. This is my second time dining here and I can't wait to return again. Best price fixed menu choices in New York
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    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great experience.
    Wfw3
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Beautiful room, great service, excellent food. Extensive and interesting prix fixe menu. I have never been disappointed here.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dinner in NYC
    Jason
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    My wife and I went here for dinner while in NYC. The food was incredible and the wait staff was even better. I felt like there wasn't a moment I had to look up for staff, they were just there doing exactly what I was thinking. Overall a great experience, would definitely go back.
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    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • First time...but won't be last!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Scalini Fedeli was amazing from the minute you walked in the door. The service is excellent, attentive and extremely knowledgeable. The 3-course prix fixed menu was outstanding. We could have made a 10-course dinner out of it! The selections for each course were numerous, varied, perfect portion size, and absolutely delicious! Risotto, Tuscan surf-and-turf, braised short ribs...all were awesome! The sorbet intermezzo course (a complete surprise) was perfect in between first and second courses. I told the owner "he lost out, because I would have paid double!". Yes, it was THAT good!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bigchievey
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Really enjoyed our dinner. We had a large party; everyone loved their choices. While not cheap, I thought their prix fixe menu offered very decent value.
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    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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  • Simply the Best
    flyingpumpkinVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    This is simply the best Italian restaurant in the city. Perhaps the best overall. The atmosphere is quiet and romantic in what seems to be a gorgeous church abbey with gracious vaulted ceilings giving it an old world field but modernized to taste in what used to be the space for the previous Bouley restaurant. The staff if friendly and attentive highly knowledgeable about the menu and the wine list. They could easily double their prices but are reasonably priced considering what is Michelin level food preparation and service. If you want to impress or have a special evening in the most romantic spot in the city this is the place to be and a place you will remember.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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  • mitch2mila
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Went for a birthday dinner. Great food and service . Dined there many times and never disappointed. We will be back.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    EatoutonlyVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    The food was outstanding. Maybe one of the best Italian meals I've ever had outside of Italy. The risotto was unbelievable and the short rib melted in my mouth. While ambiance wasn't anything special, the food definitely made up for it!
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  • Fabulous!
    Caligirl
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We are here in NYC for a romantic get-a-way before I start a week of meetings here in the city. My husband and I both appreciated the lovely ambiance, the quality of the food, and the wait staff. A special call-out must be made to the the sommalier, who turned us on to a fabulous amarone. We had such a great time!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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