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The Italian Food Center
The Italian Food Center

The Italian Food Center Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://theitalianfoodcenter.com/
  • Phone: (212) 256-1600
  • Hours of Operation: Daily: 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Joseph Cacace
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Cross Street: between Baxter St & Centre Market Pl
  • Public Transit: Canal St (4, 6, 6X) Canal St (J, N, Q, Z) Bowery (J)
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from The Italian Food Center
A new edition to the New York Downtown restaurant serving up American inspired Italian Cuisine.
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Diner Reviews
  • "This used to be one of my favorite places to eat when it was a deli. They had the best sandwiches. While i was disappointed when I learned it was converted into a full service restaurant, I figured why not give it a try. I did. It doesn't hold a candle to what it used to be. The deli was authentic Italian food. The lunch I had was barely eatable. The service was poor and the seating was uncomfortable. Sadly I will never return. Wish it was still one of the great deli's in New York City."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Needed a snack to warm us up from a walking tour of the area and Italian Food Center was a warm and friendly open space to enjoy Merguez Lamb Sausage, fine wine and a delicious house salad that included garbanzos and pine nuts."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "The newest and definitely the coolest spot in little Italy. Perhaps the only place that doesn't have red checkered table cloths. Really like the way the place has been redone from the old Italian market that was there forever. Great bar up front. Had the grilled octopus which was excellent and the goat cheese pizza from a wood burning fireplace was so good we ordered a second one. Service was personable and friendly. Definitely coming back to have the homemade pasta again. Downstairs looks like they're gearing up for a new hip nightspot soon."
    Dined on 2/20/2014