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Serafina Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://broadway.serafinarestaurant.com
  • Email: serafinabroadway@verizon.net
  • Phone: (212) 315-1700
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast :Daily: 7am - 11.30am
    Lunch/Dinner: Daily: 11:30am - 11:00PM
    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 11.30- 3.30
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Broadway
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Serafina
Serafina takes a very honest approach to Northern Italian food with only the highest quality ingredients. Serafina's Fabulous Pizza delights diners with a simplicity of recipe execution combined with creative and original Italian dishes.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Serafina Broadway lures both locals and tourists throught its friendly doors. We're in the latter category, and were treated to a delightful indoor location next to the outdoor passage. Seating is cozy, but there is no difficulty in chatting with your companion(s). The smells from all the plates emerging from the kitchen drove me crazy--it was all so good! What should we order? My companion and I eat lightly, so between us we chose one salad, and veal and pasta selections. The smell of the sauce on the gnocchi drove me crazy. It tasted even better than it smelled. The veal (milanese/schnitzel) was lightly breaded and so yummy. The servers work together as a tight team, so we never had to wait for anything."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Have been many times and the food is consistently good. Menu has lots to choose from... Great salads, delicious pizzas, and many intetesting entrees. All have unique ingredient combos and loaded with flavor. Service is quick and attentive. Only minor complaint is the front area is packed in with tables. Ask for back tables or outdoor seating when weather is good."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Stopping in here before a show at NY City Center, we were pleased with the appealing look and small, but tasty price-fixed style brunch menu."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We went for lunch on a Sunday and enjoyed the food. Waiter was relatively inatttentive and said no to most requests. Busboy had difficulty with language and understanding our few requests. When we asked for a second bakery basket, which came with our two brunches, we were told (around 1:30) that they had no more. ."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "The food was barely mediocre. We asked for a salad with grilled chicken and got cold dry sliced chicken. We were told that if we wanted fresh chicken it would cost $25 as opposed to the $20 we had just spent. The food was terribly overpriced for its quality. A 5oz diet soda was $4.75 and a cup of tea was $4. We are New Yorkers and used to higher priced food, but we are also used to fine tasting food. We will not be returning. N"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Great place for lunch meetings and delicious food. Service was prompt and friendly. Food had great presentation and there was plenty of choices and specials."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Brought my daughter and friend here for their first visit. Service was very slow. Food was good but nothing exceptional. Waiter was less than engaging"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Nice location on Broadway and 56th. Good for people watching. The service was quite good the food was good but not spectacular. I'd go there again."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "Stopped by Serafina for a quick bite before the Lorde concert. Service was great, pizza was thin and crusty and pasta was yummy! We will be back!"
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "A bit noisy, particularly at dinner, but very good food and always pleasant service."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Delicious, every time if go there I'm never disappointed !"
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Twice I have had a business lunch here, and it has been great. Service is good, food is diverse and delicious. No negative for this Serafina during lunch business hours, and they can 'get you in and out' in right around an hour."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Caesar salad-bad-$12 for pre-chopped, bagged, 2 day old, tiny salad made angry- asked to have light on dressing, came with none. Brought side of dressing- good- service too. No bread served-lame!. Overall disappointed."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We dined at Serafina's prior to seeing a show on Broadway. It was a great start to our night out in NY."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This is my first time back to Serafina Broadway since 2008 and they have remained consistent with their service and quality food. Staff was very friendly and attentive and did not rush us out... especially since the restaurant was full and buzzing with people waiting to be seated....."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "Tucked away under and behind scaffolding on the southwest corner of Broadway and W55th St is this nice, pleasant, Italian restaurant with wonderful food presented in a way one would not expect from a chain by caring staff. We came here when one of our favorites was booked and we will return again and again. Maybe it's good that the scaffolding is up and hiding this gem."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "The food was good and the service was good. The quality of the food and the standard of service is consistent every time I have been to Serafina, which is why I keep returning."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Great dining experience...reasonable prices for selections offered. Nice ambience."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "My clients & I were well taken care of without being bothered. Perfect timing between drinks, starters, main course & coffee. Food was delicious, service was well managed and reasonably priced. Nice job"
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "I found this restaurant on your website and chose it because it was not far from my hotel. I was so pleased! The ambiance was perfect for a business discussion and first meeting. The calamari was the best I have ever eaten...ever! And, the dipping sauce was perfect--just a touch of spice. The seared tuna appetizer was also a nice surprise. My guest also agreed that the appetizers were exceptional. I will definitely return when I am next in NYC."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "We have eaten at the Serafinas in the meat market district in the past. This location was convenient to Jazz at Lincoln Center. The staff was courteous and attentive. Our food was delicious and served hot. Our only complaint, the cocktail prices are high. Overall,though, a very good meal and pleasant ambience."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "this was my first time at this location, but serafina never lets me down! the food is just absolutely delicious. i didnt like that our waiter had no sense of humor but .. the appetizers melt in your mouth, pizza is perfect, and the entrees are great! love love love serafinas! also this location seems more modern and hip as opposed to the other locations i have been to. def recommend!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "My husband and I were looking for somewhere in the NY Theatre District where we could eat a good meal and not rush. The food was very good, service very attentive and noise level very tolerable for us ( not lovers of Too-Loud-to-Think venues). I had the Tuna which was spectacular and tasted delicious and very healthful. My husband had the veal, good dish overall but could have used a little something to spice it up a bit. Wine list was decent and our server was kind and attentive. Served promptly, but not too quickly, had plenty of time to spare before the show. Would go again in a heartbeat!"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Great food, service, ambiance, and great location. My don had a wonderful time."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "We really enjoyed our brunch at Serafina, the menu selection was good and the food was great. The only downside was the service wasn't up the scratch considering in particular they weren't very busy when we were in. We had to ask several times for drinks and the server wasn't very helpful. But all in all a good experience."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "I always ordered the same pizza every time I come to this restaurant - buffalo mozzarella with fresh basil and tomato - and it never cease to impress me. It's the best pizza I've had outside of Italy (I've come here for the same pizza 4 times in the past half year). For 2 people, sharing a salad and a big rectangular one of that pizza plus a glass of wine makes a perfect meal for pizza lovers."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "Great options for Dinner, more than one location, good attendance and good food. wine could be a little bit better."
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "This place was delicious! The passion martinis, bread w/dipping oil, salad and lobster raviolis were incredible. Highly recommend. Short walk to gershwin theater too!"
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Our wait staff was fantastic, the minestrone soup was ok - but just what we wanted on a cold night, the trio of pasta was wonderful, and the veal medallions were excellent. Our waiter made excellent wine recommendations and got us out in time for us to make it to our show. Would go back!"
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "Was celebrating my mom's birthday and she loved it."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Went for à la carte dinner on New Year's Eve (not the New Year Special menu), but the staff were already setting up the decorations for later, which was very nice. We had a reservation but arrived a little late due to the whole Broadway being closed down and we had to pass multiple NYPD controls (but we could show the officers our Opentable reservation, so it was not a hassle to get through). The dinner itself was very nice and the staff was in a great mood. Would definitely recommend."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The food was very good. The restaurant is busy and noisy, but tolerable. They were very patient as one of our party was 30 min late and there was no pressure to move along."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "although the place is a bit small and dimly lit, is warm and has a familar spice as the menu says about the tiramissu (like Grandma or better). It's a moderate noise, but is cozy and the food is good."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "I know it's NYC, but it was too crowded and they didn't know how to handle the crowds! We showed up for our 6:30 reservation on time and still had to wait about 25 minutes. The kids menu was tiny portions of noodles for $10."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Forth time there, keeping good service and food. Not outstanding, but definitely worth a visit."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Serafina's is an ok restaurant. The food and service were pretty good, but I thought a bit expensive for wha we got."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Serafina was a very nice place to go to. The food excellent, the décor very Broadway chic...Service was Ok, during the Holidays it's very busy. We would definitely go back and we do recommend it."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "This my family first visit to NY & first time to this restaurant. The food is super & we like their Pasta. It is one of the best we ever have. The server is attentive & accommodate as we have to see the broadway show. Although the seating is a bit tight for 4 but it is not a big deal. We definitely would recommend friends will visit again."
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "not to expensive, big menu, nice seating, not 1 big room little coves, great italian food and wall decor awesome , service is incredible the bus boys should be waiters best i have ever seen always on top of you !!!!!"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Took our two children to Cinderella on Broadway. From Filet (me) to cheese pizza (youngest) - the food was very good. The service however was AWESOME. Very attentive server and management. The only thing we didn't care for was the bruschetta (primarily tomatoes and oil). We'll definitely add Serafina to our list of favorite Broadway restaurants."
    Dined on 12/21/2013