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About Caravaggio New York
On July 15th, 2009, Caravaggio, opened its doors to New York City for the first time. Located at 23 E. 74th Street, the Bruno brothers' latest cutting-edge concept carries on the long-lived family tradition of serving great food to our devoted patrons and to the greater New York area.
Our attention to detail, in both food and service, will continue to be our main goal. We believe in nourishing body and soul, which is the wisdom of our Salerno ancestors from Southern Italy. Giuseppe Bruno, Cosimo Bruno, and their staff, along with the remaining fratelli Bruno, will strive to continue this heartfelt tradition.
New York, NY 10021
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 3:00pm, PRIX FIXE LUNCH:Two Courses $30 and Three Courses $38 ; Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
We are excited to accommodate various private dining options here at Caravaggio, be it the rental of the entire restaurant, or the use of our private dining room, which can comfortably accommodate up to 20 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Cosimo Bruno: (212) 288-1004
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Caravaggio New York Ratings and Reviews
The food was fine service was good but the waiters hovered around you maybe 14 of the staff standing around in the small dinning room. No privacy and made us feel very uncomfortable. The bar area was quint and the bartender was very good. Probably would not go back because of the hovering staff
This restaurant is fantastic, service is friendly and very nice. We had the special salad with citrus to start which was outstanding, the black spaghetti and the veal ravioli was also great, for dessert we had the panettone special and tiramisu, the best tiramisù I have ever had. Will come back!
Walking back to our Central Park Hotel, we passed Caravaggio and were intrigued. Having lived in Rome for seven years, I am always a bit wary of Italian restaurants, hoping for authenticity of the food. Caravaggio did not disappoint! The servers were 'proprio italiano' and the wine and menu attested to a good understanding of the cuisine and tastes of Italy. The perfume of truffles filled the restaurant and we were offered two dishes: one with white truffles and one with black. Both were superb! A Chianti Reserva was a good accompaniment. We were pampered with service and the specials were explained and offered clearly. The menu itself is appropriately extensive and a melange of gourmet sorbets was a perfect finish. Named for one of my favorite painters, Caravaggio, this restuarant is also refined, but sensual. I am anxious to return.
This is an elegant restaurant with prices and atmosphere. We had a lovely time here and we both ordered the Stuffed zucchini blossoms to start which were fried and served on a tomato puree cut with cream. They were beautiful and crunchy but the ricotta stuffing need something to zip it up a little bit - it was like where was the punch? My date felt the same way about the linguini with clam sauce - not enough garlic! The waiters could not have been nicer, however, even though the specials took longer to recite than the menu. BUT I would return!
The restaurant was an impromptu choice - we were visiting the Met and looked up nearby restaurant choices ( there weren't many). We didn't expect to walk out $330 later for 2 people - having ordered 2 starters each. It is a VERY expensive place- especially the wine. Whilst the service was excellent, the customers were outnumbered by the wait staff- there really wasn't a fun buzz....it is probably a fine dining establishment for the quiet crowd. Having said that, the food and everything was good- but it was just way too expensive. If I am paying such prices, I'd be looking for views, ambiance, glamour and something a lot more edgy.
I can't recommend this restaurant as I would not go back. My dish, linguine with clam sauce was fine, but my two friends had the Chicken Milano which was very unappetizing, a pancake of flattened chicken without any garnish. We should have asked how it would be prepared and didn't, so perhaps it was partially our fault, but a restaurant of this is quality and price point should consider visual aesthetics. I asked for grated cheese for my pasta and the waiter
brought grated cheese which was most likely from a jar, and which had an aftertaste. Again, the pre fix of $38 for 2 courses indicates fresh grated cheese should be served.
Service was slow and not particularly attentive.
Great service, excellent menu specials, quiet ambiance, accommodated a party of 7 without any problems. I ordered a good wine that they had run out of and the sommelier substituted with an excellent small vintage Super Tuscan. Recommended for anyone that wants a good meal.
Everything was generally outstanding. The only exceptions were two average desserts--tiramisu and doughnut. The size and location of the round table was perfect for the 6 of us. The service and its attention were outstanding, and our waiter was very personable. The pacing of the meal was also as we requested; i.e., comfortably slow.
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