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Il Riccio

4.0
485 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem (13)
  • Casual (9)
  • Good for a Date (8)
A favorite neighborhood restaurant for those in the know. Not only is the food good but the people-watching is terrific. Our warm friendly staff welcomes locals like Henry Kissinger, Ralph Lauren and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plus assorted Upper East Side beauties. Specializing in the fabulous flavors of the Amalfi coast, selections include delicious risottos, osso bucco, specialty pasta, as well as more exotic fare like roasted lamb garnished with balsamic vinegar and rosemary. Delectable home made desserts along with an extensive wine list. Soft hand-painted ochre colored walls, sensually sweet background music and attentive service provide a memorable dining experience at this distinctively chic restaurant. We have a private dining room for parties of up to 24. Details at the restaurant.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Daily 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
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Phone number
(212) 639-9111
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Cross street
Lexington Avenue
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Public transit
4, 5 and 6 trains to 77th Street/Lexington Avenue.
Additional
Banquet, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room
What 485 People Are Saying
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4.0
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4.0
food
4.2
service
4.0
ambience
3.8
value
Noise · Moderate
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOne2Go (New York Area)
2.0
Dined on December 23, 2017

A pleasant, long lasting neighborhood shoe box. They were extremely nice about resetting our table in a different area than the one where they set us up originally.

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Bladthedog10 (New York Area)
3.0
Dined on December 16, 2017

In the grand scheme of places to eat in nyc at this price point this was not bad by any means but there are lots of other places I’d go back to before here. 3 stars means average to me. Not bad.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0
Dined on December 13, 2017

REstaurant was empty for lunch, but our food was v
ery good and certainly allowed for conversation. Would go again. Service was very pleasant.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0
Dined on December 3, 2017

The place had a nice menu and food was very good. The service was ok, not great. The tables were too close together and you felt crammed in. Perhaps on a week night it would be better. Great location if in the upper east side. The price was a high for what you got.

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vipEllenD (New York Area)
4.0
Dined on December 1, 2017

Delicious food, friendly service , quiet. This restaurant is not a scene.

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vipTouristjim (Tampa)
5.0
Dined on November 23, 2017

Dinner with extended family pre-Thanksgiving. Had our own quiet room in back. We have eaten here several times but this was the best ever. Truly great food, beautifully prepared.

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vipJerry (New York Area)
4.0
Dined on November 21, 2017

As always Il Riccio delivers. It may be among the best Italian food in town. The service can wane, but, a word with the head man will solve that. They start you off with the house's fried zucchini. After that, you are in the hands

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susane (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on November 16, 2017

I just love this place. Friendly, no pretensions, not too noisy, they never make you feel rushed, can sit for hours, and the food is always delicious

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vipsushilover (New York Area)
4.0
Dined on November 12, 2017

always a pleasure-always consistent- warm and always a welcoming environment

a real neighborhood spot-eeven though i travel from upper west side

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viplunchlady (New York Area)
3.0
Dined on November 10, 2017

Pleasant place with good enough food. The veal chop milanese was not what it used to be. More breading than veal with a limp salad.

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