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L'inizio - L'inizio, Ardsley, NY
Award-winning

L'inizio

4.6
4.6
1360 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Rated as one of the Best Italian Restaurants in 2015 by Westchester Magazine, L’inizio offers a seasonal, Italian inspired menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients. Westchester residents and NYC restaurant veterans, Scott and Heather Fratangelo look forward to hosting you for dinner every Tuesday through Sunday. L’inizio is closed on Monday. We can’t wait to see you!
Please remember, our outdoor patio is closed for the season

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, American, Contemporary Italian
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (914) 693-5400
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Scott Fratangelo
  • Private party facilities
    Have an upcoming birthday or corporate dinner? We would be honored to host your next private event! Call today and ask for David to get more information about our private dining options.
  • Private party contact
    Heather Fratangelo: (917) 856-3212
  • Award-winning
    1. MICHELIN Plate 2022
  • Neighborhood
    Ardsley
  • Parking details
    Parking also available in the lot next to the Century 21 building.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 1,360 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

1,360 Reviews
  1. PatriciaF

    Cancun

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    We love this place and they had a difficult night with computers and staffing. Having said that they were extremely apologetic and we appreciated their candor. We will be going back as we know it was a one time situation. Want people to know that loyalty can be rewarded .

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was awesome! Really high quality ingredients and fabulous taste. Great cocktails as well.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went on Mother’s day and what we ordered was really delicious. The portions are perfect and the service impeccable!

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  4. Hypnofoodie

    New York City

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely vibe and decor although our table was squashed between a fire hydrant and an open passageway. Food choices were limited as only a brunch menu for Mothers Day but we made it work. Everything came together as we asked but super salty. Service was friendly.

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  5. lesliez

    New York City

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Pasta dishes that just can't be beat! Great value too.

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  6. JessicaD

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great service. We had the special fusilli with ramp pesto and chicken milanese. Both were delicious, tasted super fresh and clean, perfect spring dinner.

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  7. ScottS

    New York City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Consistently superb! The panzanella burrata salad, pork milanese and new pappardelle dish were outstanding.

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  8. weekenders

    New York City

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on April 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A great place to come to for dinner. The Brussel sprout and cauliflower appetizers were amazing.

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  9. Coryboy

    New York City

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    One of the few places you can count on to always get a good meal.

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  10. Fiore

    New York City

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We have been eating here every Wednesday night for 8 years. Food is fresh, super tasty and there are many options. Service is sensational. One server in particular, Javier, is just wonderful. He attends to every need, remembers what you drank the week before, is congenial and attentive without being cloying and answers any questions you may have about the menu. A gem! Maitre d’ David is equally charming, polite and knowledgeable. Sous Chef Mike has learned from Frantangelo and adds his own culinary spins from to time which we are delighted to consume. It is a true plus to have such a high ended eatery right in our backyard. Go!!

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FAQs

L'inizio offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (914) 693-5400.

L'inizio is rated 4.6 stars by 1360 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for L'inizio

698 Sawmill River Rd., Ardsley, NY 10502

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Award-winning
    1. MICHELIN Plate 2022
  • Neighborhood
    Ardsley
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, American, Contemporary Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Parking also available in the lot next to the Century 21 building.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Scott Fratangelo
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Phone number
    (914) 693-5400
  • Private party facilities
    Have an upcoming birthday or corporate dinner? We would be honored to host your next private event! Call today and ask for David to get more information about our private dining options.
  • Private party contact
    Heather Fratangelo: (917) 856-3212
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