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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Garment District

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A photo of Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(28641)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Theater District
Booked 355 times today
Carmine's on 44th Street in NYC is renowned for its outstanding Italian cuisine. Customers frequently rave about the 'real Italian food' and its 'surprisingly delicious' flavours, describing it as 'simply the best'. Reviewers laud Carmine's for the traditional family-style Italian dining experience, with 'big and tasty dishes' that are 'perfect to share'. The Penne alla Vodka is specifically highlighted as 'delicious and flavourful'. The wine list is no less impressive with a vast selection of Italian wines like Sangiovese, Chianti Classico, and Amarone della Valpolicella. The bustling atmosphere, friendly service, and huge portion sizes add to the quintessential New York dining experience. According to many of the satisfied visitors, no visit to NYC would be complete without a meal at Carmine's.
A photo of Il Fiorista restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(173)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • NoMad
Booked 26 times today
Located in the heart of New York City, Il Fiorista is praised for its exceptional contemporary Italian cuisine. The menu is applauded for its unique blend of traditional Italian flavors infused with floral notes, creating a dining experience that is both refreshing and memorable. The reviewers repeatedly admire the restaurant for its "excellent" and "very good" service, indicating its dedication to a fine dining experience. The ambiance is described as "beautiful", "light" and "airy", contributing to the restaurant's overall appeal. Not only does the food impress, but the drinks, especially the cocktails and espresso martinis, are highly praised as well. Despite the bustling location, reviewers note that Il Fiorista maintains a comfortable dining atmosphere, free from excessive noise and crowding. It's not surprising that it has become a favorite spot for special occasions and celebrations. The freshness, preparation, and thoughtfulness in portion control, as one reviewer puts it, truly underscore the overall quality of Il Fiorista's culinary offerings.
A photo of Cecconi's at The Ned NoMad restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(305)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • NoMad
Booked 19 times today
Cecconi's at The Ned NoMad is renowned for its exceptional contemporary Italian cuisine. The restaurant has been consistently praised by diners for its high-quality food, excellent service, and inviting ambiance. Quotes from reviews reveal a delightful culinary journey, with patrons remarking on the "delicious food", "wonderful ambiance", and "perfect service". A standout menu recommendation includes the Branzino, calamari and Cacio e pepe. Whether you're part of a large group or dining solo, the restaurant caters for varying needs. The passionate team at Cecconi's not only execute a beautiful menu but also provide an unforgettable dining experience. This, along with its menu, makes it a prime destination for true Italian food aficionados.
A photo of Aunt Jake's Pasta Experience restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(531)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Upper East Side
Booked 17 times today
Aunt Jake's Pasta Experience is a gem for Contemporary Italian cuisine, as indicated by numerous glowing reviews. The restaurant offers a unique blend of interactive education and fabulous dining, providing an engaging and enjoyable experience that extends beyond the simple act of eating. As customers often remark, the pasta-making class is a fun experience, with friendly and knowledgeable instructors. They ensure visitors not only learn how to make a variety of pasta shapes but also immerse in the richness of Italian cuisine. Following the hands-on lesson, guests are treated to an exceptional meal. Reviews laud the food for its amazing taste and generous portions, some even asserting that Aunt Jake's is superior to any Italian restaurant in New York City. Whether you're looking for a unique date night, a memorable birthday celebration, or simply a delightful culinary adventure, Aunt Jake's Pasta Experience comes highly recommended.
A photo of Cecconi's Dumbo restaurant
4.5
Awesome(4958)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • DUMBO
Booked 253 times today
Cecconi's Dumbo, famous for its Contemporary Italian cuisine, has been lauded by many for its exceptional dining experience. The restaurant, nestled under the Brooklyn Bridge, offers stunning views of the waterfront and the Manhattan skyline, creating an unmatched ambiance that guests find irresistible. Patrons have consistently praised the authenticity of the dishes, with one even singling out the vegan sausage pizza for its convincing flavor. The service has been deemed 'outstanding' and 'impeccable' by numerous reviews, with waiters like Mario and Sam earning special mentions for their kindness and attentiveness. Whether for the vegan dessert that is 'decadent and rich', or for the 'amazing' salami pizza, Cecconi's Dumbo has something for everyone, expertly blending traditional Italian cuisine with a touch of modern creativity, promising an experience that 'never disappoints'.
A photo of Mama Mia - 44sw restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1242)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Hell's Kitchen
Booked 6 times today
Nestled in the heart of Hell's Kitchen, New York City, Mama Mia - 44sw stands out as a favorite Italian restaurant amongst locals and visitors. Renowned for its tantalizing and varied menu offering such as 'Pizza 44', 'Shrimp Toscana', 'Chicken 44' and 'Fettuccine Champignon', and the celebrated 'Homemade Tiramisu' for dessert. Patrons consistently rave about the excellent service, live music, and romantic lighting. Most notably, a review lauded Mama Mia - 44sw for offering "great authentic Italian foods served in traditional style" while others dub it as "the best Italian in Hell's Kitchen." Mama Mia - 44sw has not only created a classic Italian culinary experience but a sense of community and familiarity where "the staff, Angelo and Victor were extremely friendly and welcoming."
A photo of Stella 34 Trattoria restaurant
4.3
Awesome(3412)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Midtown West
Booked 10 times today
Stella 34 Trattoria provides an excellent blend of traditional Italian dishes with creative touches that make it stand out. Situated on the 6th floor of Macy's Herald Square, this restaurant surprises customers with its high-quality cuisine and warm ambiance. The reviews speak volumes - customers rave about the "excellent service and food," with a particularly fantastic review for the chicken milanese, described as a regular's ‘go to’ for lunch. Pasta dishes are also frequently highlighted, with one party ordering every pasta on the menu and finding them "all fantastic!" The view of the city and the elegant atmosphere further enhance the dining experience at Stella 34 Trattoria, proving it to be a hidden gem of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Piccola Cucina Uptown restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1939)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Upper East Side
Booked 100 times today
Piccola Cucina Uptown is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, consistently garnering high praises from patrons who laud it as one of the best Italian restaurants in town. The diners particularly appreciate the warm hospitality, efficient and friendly service, and the casual, yet cozy ambience. The menu features a wide range of delectable offerings, including fresh, handmade pasta, high-quality seafood dishes, and creative salads. Past patrons rave about the restaurant's Italian wines, with numerous reviews complimenting their excellent selection. Moreover, the seafood crudo and delectable tiramisu have also been highlighted for their outstanding taste. From the reviews provided, it's evident that Piccola Cucina Uptown proudly delivers an immersive and enjoyable Italian dining experience, making it a must-visit destination for all food lovers.
A photo of Valbella At The Park restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(405)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Midtown West
Booked 13 times today
Valbella At The Park is a stellar destination for sumptuous Italian cuisine. Customers gush over the "Excellent food" and "best service in town," praising everything from the foie gras ravioli to the diverse variety of specials. The restaurant's ambiance is also held in high regard, with patrons highlighting the beautiful views, stylish interior and relaxing rooftop deck for pre-dining cocktails. Wine lovers are in for a treat with the restaurant's extensive selection, controlled at perfect temperatures, and the knowledgeable sommelier ready to guide through the choices. Based on reviews, it looks like Valbella At The Park provides not only an extraordinary meal but also an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of AperiBar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(146)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Theater District
Booked 19 times today
AperiBar is an outstanding restaurant offering authentic yet modern Italian cuisine. The restaurant has received rave reviews for its superb food, superior service and relaxing ambiance. Patrons particularly praise the mouthwatering dishes on offer, such as the Rigatoni Bolognese, Spaghetti al Limone, and Olive Oil Torta. The restaurant's prix fixe menus are highly recommended, with one patron describing delicious courses of antipasti, salad, main and dessert. The restaurant's setting is also appreciated, highlighted as a great location for both casual and special occasions. Many patrons plan to return to AperiBar, which stands as a testament to the restaurant's excellent culinary offerings and service.
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