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A photo of Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(28439)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 334 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 Bad Roman restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1720)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Upper West Side
Booked 274 times today
Bad Roman consistently exceeds customer expectations with their exemplary service and delicious Italian cuisine. The culinary team's compelling modern twist on traditional dishes, such as their mouth-watering short rib pappardelle and the unique garlic babka, has been praised in numerous reviews. Their fun atmosphere and attentive staff members further enhance the dining experience. Patrons have commended the team for making every client feel special, with several singling out the stellar service from Ricky and Jay at the bar. Special occasions are made memorable here, with one guest endorsing it as "one of the best New York experiences." Despite the bustling crowd, Bad Roman ensures a unique, indulgent and flawless dining experience for everyone. Their passion for excellence is evident in their dishes and the positive reviews speak volumes about their superior Italian cuisine.
A photo of Lido restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1922)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Harlem
Booked 18 times today
Lido, located in West Harlem, is renowned for its authentic and dynamic Italian cuisine, garnering rave reviews for its seasonal menus, innovative dishes, and exceptional service. Patrons commend the restaurant for its gastronomical diversity, from the decadently delicious mushroom lasagna and the best garlic bread in the city, to the linguini with crab, and the lighter but equally mouthwatering grilled shrimp and cauliflower combination. The desserts, such as lemon pound cake, Italian crepes, and chocolate molten cake, are a hit. It's hailed as a welcoming spot with warm ambiance and courteous staff, encouraging even those beyond the neighborhood to sample its offerings. With generous portions, reasonable prices, and sublime flavours, Lido provides an enchanting culinary experience.
A photo of Quality Italian - New York restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5801)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Midtown West
Booked 157 times today
Located in the heart of New York City, Quality Italian offers an exceptional dining experience, renowned for its excellent Italian cuisine. Customers frequently highlight the exquisite taste of dishes such as the Caesar salad, steak, pesto mafaldine, and highly recommended chicken Parmesan. As one reviewer put it, it's "honestly the best food my husband and I have ever had." The restaurant also boasts of a great wine list and an attentive, professional service team, as evidenced by multiple rave reviews. Despite the slight concern over table proximity, customers commonly describe Quality Italian as a "great place", "perfect ambiance", and an "amazing experience". With praises for the food still echoing long after meals, Quality Italian is no doubt a premium choice for lovers of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Carmine's - 91st Street - NYC restaurant
4.5
Awesome(8306)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Upper West Side
Booked 105 times today
Carmine's - 91st Street - in NYC is an exceptional example of fine Italian cuisine. This restaurant offers a diverse array of dishes from Steak to Seafood, and Desserts to Drinks, encompassing the very essence of Italian flavor. As per reviews, the restaurant is commended for its "great food, great employees, great atmosphere" and the "authentic Italian food" served in family style. The Lasagna is deemed as the best, with the eggplant parmigiana being so good, it's referred to as food made by angels. Another fan-favorite is the world-class Carbonara. With the consistency in service, taste, and portions, Carmine's has been praised as "outstanding" and "the best Italian in NYC."
A photo of The Leopard at des Artistes restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3159)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Upper West Side
Booked 23 times today
The Leopard at des Artistes consistently impresses patrons with its fantastic ambiance, outstanding Italian cuisine, superior service, and a lively yet warm romantic atmosphere. Nestled in the heart of the city, this restaurant specializes in regional Italian dishes that surprise and delight - enough to transport you straight to Italy. The food presentation is excellent and the quality is top-notch, with several customers describing it as "the best Italian fine dining in NYC", "outstanding" and of "Michelin star potential". The professional and friendly staff amplify the dining experience, with some customers appreciating the knowledgeable wine recommendations and overall dedication to providing excellent customer service. Some reviews mention the excellent location near the Metropolitan Opera, making it a great spot for a pre-show dinner. The Leopard at des Artistes is all about delivering an unrivaled dining experience that leaves customers yearning to return.
A photo of Becco restaurant
4.5
Awesome(27889)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 140 times today
Becco is a beloved Italian restaurant renowned for its authentic cuisine and excellent service. Reviewers praise it for its diverse wine list and versatile menu that includes standout dishes like the halibut dinner special and endless pastas. The energetic pre-theater atmosphere is also a highlight, making it a go-to spot in the heart of New York City, specifically Hell's Kitchen. Critiques consistently highlight the efficient, friendly service and the outstanding quality of the food. With phrases such as 'absolute chef's kiss,' 'authentic Italian NY experience,' and 'best halibut I ever had,' mentioned in their reviews, it's clear Becco maintains the highest standards in Italian cuisine. Becco's irresistible combination of delicious, genuine Italian dishes, and a vibrant ambiance makes it an undeniably compelling dining destination.
A photo of Tony's Di Napoli - Midtown restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(17567)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 146 times today
Tony's Di Napoli in Midtown is highly praised for its exceptional Italian cuisine. Many patrons laud the restaurant for its delicious food, excellent service, and fun atmosphere. From the pasta dishes, meatballs, shrimp francese, to the authentic Italian fare like the eggplant Parmesan, this establishment provides a taste of Italy right in the heart of New York City. Reviews often highlight the generous portion sizes, authentic Italian flavors, and varied menu tailored to children's and adults' preferences alike. The reviewers repeatedly mention the superb service, with waitstaff that are both helpful and efficient, adding to the restaurant's charm. Delicious meals, friendly service, and an entertaining atmosphere make Tony's Di Napoli a must-visit Italian restaurant in Midtown.
A photo of Il Gattopardo restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3030)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Midtown West
Booked 51 times today
Il Gattopardo consistently impresses its patrons with authentic southern Italian cuisine, leaving diners to rave about the quality of their food and service. It's the perfect setting for a romantic Italian dinner, often surpassing other Italian restaurants in New York City. The food is described as extraordinary, worth the walk from nearby theatres, and one of the best meals to be had in NYC. Santiago, one of the servers, is frequently commended for his excellent service and knowledge of the dishes. Chef Vito Gnazzi's personal touch in the dining room ensures customer satisfaction. Il Gattopardo's consistency in providing a warm, luxurious and authentic Italian dining experience makes it a standout establishment in the bustling city.
A photo of Piccola Cucina Uptown restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1914)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Upper East Side
Booked 117 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.
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