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Best Italian Restaurants in Rockefeller Center


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A photo of Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 448 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
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Upper West Side
Booked 254 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 Il Gattopardo restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Midtown West
Booked 55 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 Quality Italian - New York restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Midtown West
Booked 160 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 Tony's Di Napoli - Midtown restaurant
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 Becco restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 112 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 Duomo51 restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Rockefeller Center
Booked 33 times today
Duomo51, a prime restaurant located in midtown New York, is a must-visit for lovers of authentic Italian cuisine. Quoted from the reviews, this rooftop gem offers not just "delicious Italian cousin" but also "breathtaking views". The food, from the appetizers to desserts, is commended as "bursting with flavor" and "expertly crafted". It showcases the restaurant's commitment to quality and attention to detail, such as the table-side prepared dishes which ensure optimal freshness. Features like the "warm and professional service", "amazing ambiance", and an "extensive wine list" add to the appeal. Duomo51 effectively offers a compelling combination of delicious food and stunning views.
A photo of Osteria Delbianco restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Midtown East
Booked 25 times today
Osteria Delbianco, located in New York, is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, with reviews praising it as one of the best Italian restaurants in the city. Patrons commend not just the delectable menu, but also the excellent service, friendly staff, and lively ambiance. The lasagna and spinach ravioli consistently receive high praise, assuring their place as must-try dishes. Many reviewers speak of their intentions to return, a testament to the restaurant's ability to deliver an exceptional dining experience. Whether in search of a spot for a romantic date, business lunch, or special occasion, Osteria Delbianco is recommended for its delicious food and overall high-quality experience.
A photo of Bond 45 restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 72 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 Il Corso (New York City) restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Midtown West
Booked 38 times today
Located in the heart of New York City, Il Corso has been celebrated by diners as an absolute gem for Italian cuisine. The restaurant is renowned for its authentic and delicious dishes, as evidenced by its menu of Italian classics like "Filetti di Branzino", "Battuta di Vitello alla Milanese", and "Spaghetti alla Nerano". Reviewers have lauded the eatery for its outstanding service and alluring atmosphere, with several of them referring to it as a "true Italian gem in the heart of midtown" and a "favorite neighborhood restaurant". From the richly flavoured "Pappardelle al Ragu di Agnello" to the delectable seafood specials and fresh homemade pasta, every dish is a testament to Italy's vibrant culinary heritage. If you're in for a memorable dining experience, Il Corso is the place to be.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Rockefeller Center

In the bustling heart of Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, a delightful array of Italian dining options awaits those eager to experience authentic Mediterranean flavors. These restaurants, positioned conveniently near this iconic New York landmark, offer a unique blend of traditional Italian cuisine with a sophisticated touch, making them perfect for both casual diners and culinary connoisseurs. The dining scene here is vibrant and diverse, with each establishment providing a distinct atmosphere that reflects the rich cultural tapestry of Italy. From the classic pasta dishes and exquisite pizzas to innovative culinary creations, the menus are designed to cater to a variety of tastes and preferences. Patrons can expect top-notch service, an inviting ambiance, and a dining experience that emphasizes quality and authenticity. Whether you're planning a romantic evening, a business lunch, or a leisurely dinner, these Italian eateries in Rockefeller Center promise a memorable gastronomic journey right in the heart of New York City.

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