Il Mulino New York - Uptown

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1135 reviews
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For nearly 35 years, Il Mulino New York has prepared authentic Abruzzese cuisine with unparalleled service.

There’s no place like Il Mulino New York. The luxury Italian restaurant’s flagship Greenwich Village outpost initiated New York’s fine Italian dining trend and is still prized in the city’s elite dining scene. Zagat has rated Il Mulino New York as Manhattan’s No. 1 Italian restaurant for decades and has said the restaurant provides "one-of-a-kind" cuisine filled with delicious flavors, creating an "outstanding Italian classic" restaurant where "every dish is a masterpiece."

Executive Chef Michele Mazza, who hails from Naples, Italy, has proudly carried this tradition since 2003. Fresh ingredients, artistic preparation and impeccable service distinguish Il Mulino New York as one of the world’s premiere restaurants. In addition to fine dining, Il Mulino New York provides excellent off-site catering and products.
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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great night , great food great service

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CG
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service from start to finish!!! Food was unreal. Best pasta ever and cutest restaurant.

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MB
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Il Mulino is always the best! I have never had a bad meal or experience there.

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l
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

Service rushed, room so loud cannot talk, food average and overpriced. Go elsewhere.

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RG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

I love Il Mulino, especially the downtown NYC and Vegas locations but the one uptown was very cramped and crowded, and extremely loud. So much so that it was hard to have a conversation sitting across from my date. Food was good as always, but the experience suffered due to the noise level. I was also hoping the would bring out a candle for my date and they failed to do so.

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Denver
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Fish was off, pasta was clumped together.

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LT
New York Area
117 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Those people who said they felt rushed when they came here? They are all correct! In addition, the tables to placed tightly together. I thought the pasta was fantastic but our appetizers (arugula salad and beet salad) were so standard and boring. We were going to get a bottle of wine from the menu, but it looked like one of those plastic covered menus you find at a restaurant in little Italy, and the server had no idea what to recommend so her recommended anything on the Super Tuscan page, when I wanted something from the Piedmont page. We had higher expectations. We will not be coming back. If all Il Mulino's are like this one, we will not go any ever again.

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Houston
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Crazy, but they had two separate 911 events while I was at the restaurant. One brain disorder and one choking. Paramedics, ambulances, CPR! The staff was incredibly professional throughout - immediately called 911, cleared room for emergency personnel and made the customers feel at ease. I had never exhibited one such event but saw two, back to back, in one evening at Il Mulino. It was not the restaurant’s fault and they did an excellent job responding to both emergencies.

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SR
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent, but felt like we were being rushed the entire time

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j
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One word: outstanding.

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C
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious...even though the restaurant was busy we got treated like we were the only customers!

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V
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Rip off Airline quality, bad service and so not worth it!

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ML
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it!!!! Enjoyed every second the staff is second to none in service they were super attentive. Tje waiter was phenomenal

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OT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was great. Ricotta cheesecake was soft and creamy, not the consistency I expected. But still flavorful.

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Denver
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Truly enjoyable service with OUTSTANDING food. We dined on a few special appetizers, of note were the eggplant meatballs, very special!

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j
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding meal and service. Couldn't ask for a better experience for myself and my wife.

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J
New England
48 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Very disappointing prix fixe menu for Valentine's day...

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Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our absolute favorite restaurant in NYC.

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Naples
45 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite New York City restaurant. It’s an extravaganza that you must experience if you really enjoy excellent Italian food. Authentic. Several sites so please try the uptown on 60th. Our favorite.

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M
Chicago
42 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and quiet early - a late loud and rude couple seated next to us was the only downside. Should have stopped at the pasta sampler, but the Osso buco was excellent

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M
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Italian restaurant in New York city!! Great ambience, delicious food and even better service.

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JC
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I had lunch at our favorite restaurant and we were wowed again. The food was great and the staff just too great care of us throughout the entire meal. We look forward to eating there again very soon.

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best!

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London
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The portion is huge!

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n
New York Area
172 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lunch= quiet, pleasant
Dinner: unless you are there very early or late, prime time is noisy
Excellent Italian food, deelish freebees are complimentary so really not nec scary to order appetizer, however if you do, the meatballs or eggplant with ricotta stuffing are the best
Reservation: a must

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LT
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great service!!! The “head waiter” at first wasn’t too attentive. Read us the menu like he didn’t care, but the rest of the staff made up for his lack of attention and care! The staff was amazing made sure we were fine and that all of our needs were met. At first we went in for restaurant week but we ended up ordering from the regular menu.

Me and my mom had a grand time. The food was good (could do better with your appetizer selection), but overall, I would definitely recommend.

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

I enjoyed the food, service and ambiance.

The noise was way too loud. It may not return because of the noise level

Sylvester Cronin

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GM
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

For meeting with occasional guests whom one needs to have some conversation with, Il Mulino is too noisy. None of us could hear the specials being described by the waiter. That said, the food is extraordinary, the service is kind and prompt, and the place is lovely, if a bit dark. But I enjoyed the evening, in spite of the difficulty hearing.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Restaurant week

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D
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was as excellent as usual and the service was professional and friendly. Being that it was restaurant week, it seemed like they squeezed in a few extra tables so the seating was cramped and we were definitely rushed. Drinks, appetizer, main course and dessert in less than 80 minutes. I am not sure it makes sense for a restaurant like this to participate in restaurant week dinner if they feel so much pressure to turn the tables. We will gladly go back, but not during restaurant week.

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SI
Phoenix
190 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Il Mulino was an excellent dinner with great service. The food was amazing with excellent flavor and the spicy pasta was spicy! The bread basket had a great selection and the service was excellent. We will definitely be back!

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C
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Way too noisy to really enjoy dinner. I couldn’t hear the person next to me. Food was very good but just not worth another visit because of the volume.

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M
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Elegant relaxing experience - however bathroom is downstairs a steep staircase - should be a WC on floor- especially for women who have heels and enjoy a glass of wine

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CR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

Food was pretty good, my pasta was very good but someone at the table got the steak ordered it Medium rare and it came out extremely rare. Had an early reservation and they really tried to rush us out, came over every 2 min to ask us if we knew what we wanted and pressure us to order everything at once. after we ordered our food we couldn't find the waiter after that. someone else brought us our check so we couldn't even ask for the steak to be heated a little longer.

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HC
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding food! Great service, ang great atmosphere

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VV
Western NC
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite restaurant in NYC. Everything about it is wonderful! Highly recommend!

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinner, one of the best Italian in NYC!

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DD
Tampa
13 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tasty fish in elegant sauce. Attentive waiters. Good bread

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L
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Expensive but delicious, and the generous and tasty ameuse-bouche at the start of the meal are a real plus. The striped bass was particularly good, as is anything with eggplant.

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S
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 3

I made reservations for restaurant week two weeks prior . Got there but no table for awhile but offered us a table by the front door . We accepted. Service was ok except one waiter who offered bread would fling the bread onto our plates , acting kind of angry at us. Later I asked later for a little more bread and he came back and yelled at me that there’s no more there’s no more and then again flung the bread on our plates- my husbands bread slid off his plate. That same waiter , when he brought my cappuccino , flung it again so my spoon slid off the saucer . Twice he did this. The food was good . I would go again hoping to get a better table and a waiter /bread man who doesn’t have anger management issues.

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