Il Postino

4.6
690 Reviews
$50 and over
Italian
Il Postino sets the standard for authentic Italian cuisine. The superior quality of the food and relaxing atmosphere creates a memorable dining experience. Owners Luigi Russo and Piero Trotta have built a wonderful dining establishment unrivaled in the neighborhood .

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vipCiro
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food1service4ambience5

the service was great, the food not so good. my clams tasted funny and about an hour after i threw them up

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vipstiles
Los Angeles
414 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Baked clams and squash blossoms terrific. Sirloin just ok as was chicken parm but wife loved chicken Marsala. Pricey. Piero very friendly

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UrsulaS
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Brand new restaurant, pleasant atmosphere, friendly staff, shall return

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and the ambiance made the already amazing dishes taste that much better. My friend and I were able to snag a last-minute reservation for 9:45pm, and even though they closed at 11pm, they did not rush our dining experience at all! We had the crispy artichoke to start, and then both ordered off the specials’ menu (lobster ravioli and the sesame-crusted tuna), and finished with the tiramisu and espresso. Everything was spot on and will definitely be back again. Thank you!!

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viptravelingirl
New England
93 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful dining room, delicious food and great service. A bit pricey but a great mid town Italian menu. Definitely great for a special date.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply one of the best Italian Restaurants in NYC.

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LauranceG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding restaurant

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall1food4service3ambience1

Very disappointing evening. Very loud party of 12+ ruined the evening. We could not hear our conversation and efforts to tone them down were of limited success.

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vipJoannm
Orlando
116 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful new location. Made us carbonara even though not on menu and it was wonderful. The breads are awesome!!

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vipJames
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Poor layout, very expensive, good service

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vipJean
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great dinning quiet great for business lunch

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vipLenoreC
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb food and attentive and caring wait-staff.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you want elegance and sophistication look no further than Il Postino. From the moment we walked through the doors we were treated with white glove service. The tuna tartare was scrumptious and the Dover Sole is incomparable. Do not leave this restaurant without sampling the cheesecake! We will defiantly be returning!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for a wonderful evening. The food was exceptional and the service was perfect. We had zucchini flowers and artichokes to start, pappardelle with white truffles, and the best Ossobuco for main course. We are so excited to see that Il Postino is still around and even better in our neighborhood. You will see us often.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Il Postino last night. It was a fantastic experience. The fresh pastas, tuna tartare and grilled veal chop were perfect. Accompanied by timely and friendly service. A great night, we will be back

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PatGraz
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The new location did not disappoint! I had the Dover sole and the Gondoletti and it was absolutely exquisite. The ambiance is great and the decor is absolutely beautiful with attention to every bit of detail; this lends to the overall experience of fine dining. The service was superb. You cannot leave this place without trying the cheesecake and it is too good to share!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was superior! Great presentation !Lovely spot in the neighborhood! Friendly staff!
A+++! Will definitely make this one of my regular favorites

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Very bad experience, loud, rude waiters food came out wrong and late not even an apology complete circus and mismanaged Don’t waste your money and time Go to McDonald’s

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vipGigiW
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was impeccable as was the food and the ambiance. I will be returning.

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vipHard2please
New York Area
171 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Open Table should really review their description and menus being offered. Thank you

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Paul
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The combination of, warm atmosphere, engaging, attentive service, and awesome food are unbeatable. We will be back often.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience1

The food was very good. The location and ambiance, not so great. The prices were exorbitant. I love and appreciate good food and the finest ingredients but you can get an equally as good meal with better ambiance in other restaurants in NYC.

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vipSamK
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Not much to tell.
Food exceeded our expectations, they went out of way to get us an outside table, recommended wine was excellent and everyone including the bartender were very hospitable.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New in our neighborhood and turned our great. They were very welcoming and basically offered to make anything we wanted and it was all delicious!! Highly recommend!!

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vipPasha
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ravioli was outstanding - delicate and scrumptious. Veal Milanese was cooked to perfection - could cut with a fork. Amazing bread basket - still dreaming about the focaccia crisps. Can't wait to go back.

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vipFoodlover
New York Area
110 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious but very expensive. Figure minimum $250 a couple. Bread basket and complimentary sautéed zucchini and plate of white beans fabulous. Drinks expensive as are entrees. Side of vegetables $16.50 each which is exorbitant.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great…loved it. We will be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service the food the atmosphere chef the owners everything was stolen. Even better than the old location. Fantastic. Will be spending many many many nights and days there.

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vipRich
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We just moved into the neighborhood and decided to upgrade our search of neighborhood restaurants.
The restaurant is beautiful and the service is outstanding.
It being Tuesday we expected a mostly empty restaurant, as it turned out the dining room was mostly full with a nice hum to the room.
Now the food;
I had the tuna tartare wrapped in smoked salmon. I ordered It on our servers recommendation, it was exquisite
My wife ordered the burrata with heirloom tomatoes, she loved it
We moth ordered the branzino wrapped in sea salt
Wonderful
Prices are high but the quality of the food, the excellent service and the beauty of the restaurant make it the perfect place for a special evening

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vipSymone
New York Area
88 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an impeccable experience, food to decor,staff

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vipSymone
New York Area
89 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always ..the new place is gorgeous

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LucyM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the bronzino , it was moist and done just right with a side of olive oil
Dressing.
The deserts were heavenly, I had a lemoncello sorbet and my guest had the cheesecake, both were excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
8 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Bread basket and tasting dishes were excellent. Furst courses excellent. Filet was good, and served rare as requested. Black pasta with tuna was very disappointing. Tuna was in small pieces and scarce. pasta was too large a portion for 4 people. Excellent and attentive service. Large back dining room very noisy. Smaller seating area with fireplace and 4 tables, delightful.

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vipAnonymousDiner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! Wonderful food, and wonderful service. Coming back soon!

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vipelizabeth3311
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. Amazing people!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely lovely experience. Truly grand. Delicious upscale Italian cuisine.

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vipUES1
New York Area
79 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Il Positano. The best.

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vipOlaM
New England
19 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual amazing meal.

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vipHenriv
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent authentic Italian food, with great service. Glad they're open again

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite restaurant. We were punished when the were closed for covid

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Il Postino is rated 4.6 stars by 690 OpenTable diners.

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