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Best Italian Restaurants in New York


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A photo of Becco restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 117 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 Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 326 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 Nizza - NYC restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Midtown West
Booked 36 times today
Nizza - NYC, situated in the heart of the theatre district, caters to an audience looking for high-quality, authentic Italian cuisine. Customers frequently herald Nizza as one of the best Italian establishments they've ever eaten at, highlighting its expansive gluten-free menu as a standout feature. The dining environment is described as relaxed, cozy, and a favorite destination for the locals and tourists alike. Regular patrons appreciate Nizza's service, noting that the attention and care they receive make them feel like special guests. With its unique menu combining Mediterranean and Italian influences and a reputation for exceptional fare, Nizza - NYC truly stands out as a gem for Italian cuisine.
A photo of Bad Roman restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Upper West Side
Booked 205 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 Bond 45 restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 60 times today
Bond 45 is an exceptional Italian restaurant located in the heart of the Theater District on 46th St in New York. Its convenient location and delightful service contribute to its popularity, as attested by the multitude of positive reviews. This acclaimed restaurant maintains a high standard for serving authentic, flavorful Italian dishes; from their decadent Lasagna, praised for its richness, and Dover Sole cooked to perfection, to their unique Italian Wedding Soup and Burrata Ravioli. The ambience is heartening and energetic, with ample spacing and moderate noise levels. Whether you're looking for a splendid breakfast, dinner before a show, or a "post-theatre meal of your dreams," Bond 45 consistently delivers a superb culinary experience.
A photo of La Masseria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 55 times today
La Masseria is a highly recommended restaurant famous for its authentic Italian cuisine. The menu boasts an extensive range of traditional dishes, featuring "Costata di Vitello alla Milanese," "Ravioli di Angelina," "Fusilli alla Bolognese," and a swoon-worthy "Tiramisu al Caffe`" for dessert. Reviewers emphasize the excellent food and service, with one stating it as their "new go-to Italian place in NYC," while another praises it as "terrific old-school Italian with contemporary cocktails and classic food options." Other recurring compliments include the perfectly timed courses, inviting atmosphere, professional waitstaff, and delightful pre/post-theater dining experience. Whether you're a local or tourist, La Masseria stands out as an exceptional Italian dining spot.
A photo of Bocca Di Bacco (Theatre District - 45th St.) restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 8 times today
Bocca Di Bacco, located in the Theatre District of New York City, is lauded as one of the top Italian restaurants in the United States. Patrons rave about the authenticity of the cuisine, highlighting the outstanding homemade pastas, spaghetti carbonara, and lasagne among others. The restaurant is also recognized for its excellent, attentive service and a "very friendly boss that knows how to host guests". Customers commonly highlight the "wonderful atmosphere", making it a popular choice for pre-theater dining. Reviews consolidate its reputation as a "charming and cozy" place, offering a "diverse" menu of high-quality Italian food, that leaves diners eager to return.
A photo of Mama Mia - 44sw restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Hell's Kitchen
Booked 22 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 Tony's Di Napoli - Midtown restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 134 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 Lattanzi restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 22 times today
Lattanzi is highly praised by patrons for its outstanding Italian cuisine, with many commending its unique menu that offers a pleasant alternative to typical dishes found at other Italian restaurants. Situated in the heart of New York City's Theatre District, it's the perfect location for pre-show dining. Reviewers particularly commend the delicious handmade pasta, the artichokes, and the desserts. Feedback also suggests that it's the attentive and professional staff that makes the dining experience even more memorable. Many customers have been loyal to Lattanzi for over 20 years, labeling it as their favorite restaurant in NYC and consistently highlighting the excellent service and quality of food.
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