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Best Italian Restaurants in Union Square


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A photo of Serra by Birreria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Gramercy Park
Booked 109 times today
Serra by Birreria, a renowned Italian restaurant in New York, receives a lot of praise from patrons for its authentic cuisine, ambiance, and excellent service. The restaurant has been described as a wonderful Italian garden, filled with greenery, flowers, and fruit, creating a pretty and relaxing atmosphere. Visitors rave about the food, one patron stated, "From the ambiance to the server, to the food, I'd recommend it highly," while others commend the Pomodori side dish and pasta bolognese, among other meals. Despite being located inside Eataly, it carries its own unique charm, and many customers were eager to revisit.
A photo of Olio e Più restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • West Village
Booked 123 times today
Olio e Più is a highly recommended Italian restaurant known for its delicious food and exceptional service. One reviewer refers to the Tagliatelle Verdi al Ragù Bolognese as "a symphony of taste," and praises the attention to detail in preparation. Others express appreciation for the outdoor dining environment, highlighting the lobster ravioli and bruschetta as "to die for." Many have made it their favorite Italian spot in the city, praising the outstanding food, atmosphere, and "friendly" staff. Regardless of their location, all visitors to New York City seem to crave Olio e Più and promise to return. As another reviewer put it, this restaurant is definitely "a go-to Italian restaurant when visiting Manhattan."
A photo of Tarallucci e Vino - Union Square restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Union Square
Booked 9 times today
Tarallucci e Vino at Union Square is acclaimed for its sublime Italian cuisine. Hailed as "some of the best Italian in the city," patrons describe a delightful experience that encompasses the authenticity of dishes, the unflagging service and the overall cozy ambience. Many reviewers have enthusiastically recommended the well-prepared antipasti, salad and entrees of pasta and pinsa, as well as the array of wine options. Furthermore, the carefully crafted food has been praised for its freshness and ability to invoke the feeling of actually being in Italy. "Great Italian food in a nice place," sums up the sentiment of many pleased customers.
A photo of Isabelle’s Osteria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Gramercy Park
Booked 17 times today
Isabelle's Osteria has been lauded as one of the best Italian dining experiences in New York City. Renowned for its exceptional Italian fare, the establishment is highly recommended for its well-crafted pasta and risotto dishes, as well as its notable beet appetizer, Lumache pork ragu, and remarkable lobster omelette. Not only is the food highly praised, but the exemplary service and sublime atmosphere have also garnered positive remarks. It offers a significant value for money and is a notable neighbourhood gem in the Gramercy Park area. The delightful dining experience it provides has put it on the favorites list of many, proving it as a must-go spot for Italian cuisine in the city.
A photo of Il Cantinori restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • East Village
Booked 14 times today
Il Cantinori is a beloved Italian restaurant in New York City that has consistently impressed patrons with its authentic Italian cuisine, charming ambiance, and excellent service. This 'classic that stands the test of time' offers 'insanely great food' and is hailed as one of the 'sure-fire picks of NYC.' Patrons often recall the 'delicious and authentic' cuisine, recommending the 3-pasta sampler, tender chicken with prosciutto and cheese, and the lemon chicken. The 'unexpectedly delicious pre-appetizers' and pistachio tartufo dessert are also highlights. The staff, especially Frank, are praised for their 'classy service,' contributing to Il Cantinori's reputation as 'the best Italian spot' in New York.
A photo of Da Andrea - Greenwich Village restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • West Village
Booked 51 times today
Da Andrea in New York is an exceptional Italian dining destination, praised by customers for its authentic Italian dishes, excellent service, and cozy ambiance. Reviewers rave about Da Andrea's dishes, describing them as "divine" and "the best Italian they've ever eaten". They compliment the restaurant's extensive wine selection and friendly, professional service. The appreciation extends to the ambiance as well, described as cozy and inviting, perfect for a romantic dinner or a gathering with friends and family. Based on numerous customer reviews, Da Andrea is reputed to be one of the best Italian restaurants in New York, consistently delivering quality food, ambiance, and service at a reasonable price.
A photo of Novitá - New York City, Manhattan restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Gramercy Park
Booked 20 times today
Located in the heart of Manhattan, Novità offers a blend of old and new world Italian dining, truly embodying the spirit of authentic Italian cuisine. Praised by patrons for its consistently amazing food, service, and ambiance, Novità is a respected name in New York City's culinary scene. The restaurant's menu, boasting of dishes like gnocchi al pomodoro e ricotta, paglia e fieno alla bolognese, and a unique selection of Italian and Sicilian wines, is designed to transport guests straight to Italy. Not only does Novità serve exquisite and authentic Italian dishes, but also provides an excellent customer service experience. With second-generation owners dedicated to welcoming guests and paying close attention to detail, Novità is a beloved favorite that never fails to create a beautiful and unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Theater District
Booked 260 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 Babbo Ristorante restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Greenwich Village
Booked 30 times today
Babbo Ristorante presents an authentic and robust Italian culinary experience, satisfying the taste buds of even the most discerning gourmands. The menu showcases variety; from "Prosciutto San Daniele 24 Month DOK Dall'Ava" and "Mozzarella di Bufala Campania" from Antipasti selection, to "Gnocchi al Gorgonzola" and "100 Layer Lasagna al Ragu Bolognese" from Primi, the dishes reflect the authenticity of Italian cuisine. As one reviewer from Italy noted, “it was a good Italian meal, which you rarely find abroad.” The dessert menu is enticing, with options like "Olive Oil Cake and Gelato" and "Black & White Coppetta". The restaurant received commendation for its deep wine list and superior service. Many patrons echoed the sentiment that it is "one of the best Italian restaurants in NYC". Critics further celebrated the establishment for its "great ambiance" and "outstanding" food and service.
A photo of Bad Roman restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Upper West Side
Booked 141 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.
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