About Masseria dei Vini

Masseria dei Vini (Masseria of Wines) is the new venture brought to you from the La Masseria Team.
Restauranteur Pino Coladonato, Peppe Iuele and Enzo Ruggiero have teamed up again with Interior Designer Libby Langdon, bringing you a modern update version of "Masseria". In the region of Puglia, in South Italy, Masseria were Fortified Farmhouses, and many of them now have been transformed into Restaurants or Hotels.
Executive Chef Pino Coladonato, native of Rutigliano (Bari), has created a menu that blends traditional with modern without overpowering one or the other.
The Menu features typical dishes from Puglia, such as "Crudo", the Italian word for "Raw", made with fish and shellfish, a lot of fresh homemade pastas and Ravioli.
The menu also offers Gourmet Pizza Neapolitan style.
The Restaurant offers an extensive wine by the glass program and a large selection of wine bottles, mainly from Italy, but without ignoring the rest of the world.

887-889 9th Ave.
New York, NY 10019
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm


Dinner: Monday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm


Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am


Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:30pm

Cross Street:
Between 57th & 58th Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 315-2888

Website:
http://www.masseriadeivini.com/

Public Transit:
A,B,C,D,1 trains to Columbus Circle 59 street, and N,Q 7 R train to 57 street 7th Avenue.

Executive Chef:
Pino Coladonato

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine

Masseria dei Vini Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (64)
Special Occasion (58)
Pre/post Theatre (55)
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Notable Wine List (55)
Neighborhood Gem (54)
Authentic (48)
Good for Anniversaries (41)
Fit for Foodies (41)
Business Meals (40)
Good for Birthdays (30)
Romantic (30)
Creative Cuisine (24)
Good for Groups (23)
Bar Seating (22)
Fun (20)
Casual (15)
Great for Lunch (14)
Worth the Drive (14)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Vibrant Bar Scene (12)
Cozy (11)
Hot Spot (11)
Healthy (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
People Watching (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Seasonal (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Organic (2)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Very good food but expensive for what they offer. They have a 80 dollar rib eye with fries which is absurd for a non steak house. Overall a 4 out of 5.

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 (Charleston)·Dined 3 days ago

My wife works in the neighborhood and has eaten here on several occasions and recommend we have dinner before our show. The moment we walked through the door we were greeted by warm smiles and a genuine “buono serra”.

We were shown to our table and introduced to our waiter who was excellent, professional and friendly throughout the evening.

The service and the meal were excellent in every way. I highly recommend this neighborhood gem!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Healthy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

We have been to many Italian restaurant and being Italian from Italy we know what good food is all about. Overall the food is above average for Italian NYC restaurant. We love the wine list with several notable wines such Solaia, Tignanello etc. Service was good and courteous and not pushing the table for another seating which is always a plus in NYC.
Great job at managing this restaurant.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Very good food and service. I would definitely return here

Tags: Fun, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

The rather young host was not welcoming and rather supercilious in seating us, resulting in our lowering our usually very good review to just good. We are angry enough at his treatment of us that we may very well not go back, even though we have previously gone there a number of times.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Food was good, since the pasta was home made we all enjoyed the freshness. The price was fair. The wine selection was terrific and priced accordingly. Our waiter recommended a great bottle and all loved it - especially the price point. The only draw back for us was the appetizers. Not to appetizing and WAY WAY WAY over priced. Example - meatballs - we asked how big and how many for $25, waiter said - 2 very large and showed size with hands enough for 4 people. . SO not larger than a golf ball - waste of money.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 16, 2018

We always love coming here. The specials are always great. We had the stuffed porkchop, it was excellent!

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2018

We made a 2:45pm reservation so we were pressured to order and eat quickly. We understand that the staff would want to change shifts and close out, and we rushed ourselves to finish quickly but would have preferred they don't accept 2:45pm reservations at all if it means we have to sacrifice an otherwise enjoyable atmosphere.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 15, 2018

We enjoyed our meal at Masseria dei Vini. The room was very 'energetic' which made some conversation difficult but the delicious food and service made up for it. Marco, our server, made great suggestions when asked and was able to help us sample more offerings by splitting portions. The wines were perfect for our meal and the timing wasn't rushed. The homemade pastas were interesting, light as a feather and delicious. We look forward to returning.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on January 15, 2018

Très bon restaurant dommage que l’on retire les assiettes dès le dernier morceau en bouche : un peu usine du coup

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·Dined on January 13, 2018

I chose this due to its location near Lincoln Center, as we were coming after a show. The food was fabulous, but the service was even better than that! The "crispiest" staff I have ever seen!! Extremely professional!! Will definitely recommend and hope to enjoy again.

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Really enjoyed our evening at Masseria dei Vini... beautiful restaurant with outstanding cuisine. The restaurant staff was very welcoming ..we were seated right on time for our 7:30 reservation... As we walked to our table I mentioned to the manager that it was my friends birthday and he assured me he would let the waiter know... he did and they brought a wonderful dessert and sang Happy Birthday... all in all it was a lovely evening of good food, wine and service enjoyed by three friends. I would definitely return.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great atmosphere - good food - great Italian wine collection. Highly recommend

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·Dined on January 11, 2018

Excellent meal and wide selection of entrees and wine

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

This was our second time here and we loved it. The food is very good and fresh. The food almost comes out too fast that is my only complaint. All the pastas we have had are amazing and the Tiramasu is a must for dessert.

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·Dined on January 3, 2018

Good pasta. Good wine. Good restaurant. We had a Good time and the service was excellent.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We are big fans of Masseria Dei Vini. Food is great. Service is great. Really like the neighborhood. Will be back again soon.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Food was delicious and the server was very nice. Water glasses always filled.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Food has been great at this restaurant in the past, and with one exception was great this time as well. Sadly, despite our reservation at 6:15p, we were kept standing in the entryway until 6:50. I thought it might have been nice if we were at least offered a drink, but we were offered only a very perfunctory apology. Additionally, my dining companion disliked his dish and barely touched it. We are always reluctant to complain, so we didn't --- but we hoped the waiter would notice and ask if there were a problem, but he did not.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 29, 2017

I took a customer of mine and his family (2 childern- 16 & 10) the waiters treated them like everyone else- the service was excellent - the food was outstanding ! I love zuppa de pesce - they had a mixed seafood and pasta dish that was the best i have ever had . My wife had Halibut- she said was also outstanding. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their food .I will definitely go back the next time i am in NYC !

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Nice ambiance et good food! I aporeciate the moment, i was there after going in NY ballet!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 28, 2017

It didn’t start out well. We waited almost 35 minutes for our table to be ready, even though we had a reservation. If I were going to be late, I would have called the restaurant. They could have easily called the upcoming reservations to ask if we could push things back a bit. We were not the only parties crowding the entry. If we were 35 minutes late, they would have given away our table. After about 15 minutes, we asked the bartender for water. They were provided with a testy smirk. No offers of a round of drinks for our patience from any of the very junior-looking and overwhelmed front-of-house staff. Once we were seated, our servers were terrific. Unfortunately, my salmon tartare starter was frozen in the middle. I had to let it thaw. All three Items in my fish/seafood grill were over-cooked. Sautéed spinach was delicious. The Puy lentils served with the bread were a really nice touch. The other diners had no complaints about the food and my husband raved about his orecchiette. Overall, a frustrating and underwhelming experience. With so many good spots in Hell’s Kitchen, I can’t see giving them a second chance.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Very well prepared food but a bit pricey. Service was excellent and the entire experience was positive. I recommend it.

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Noël en famille

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas Eve

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 24, 2017

The food at Masseria dei Vini is truly excellent. The fried cod appetizer (baccala) was delicious and had the taste of Christmas. Great salad. My wife had the very good triangular ravioli. And I had an excellent whole branzino that waitstaff filleted to my order. Wait staff was professional, courteous, knowledgeable and efficient. So why only three stars and no recommendation? This was, at least on this evening (Christmas Eve), the loudest restaurant we have ever visited. The noise level was beyond loud to the point of ear-splitting. This level of noise significantly detracted from what should have been a great experience on a special occasion for us. It appears that this restaurant caters to locals and not so much to visitors. The Owner/Maitre D' paid lots of attention to many tables, but did not bother to stop by our table even once. And, while we made our reservation (on Open Table) many weeks ago, we were given one of the least desirable tables in the house, next to a very loud family gathering of 16. So, despite the excellent food and service by the waitstaff, our experience was a disappointment. There are too many good restaurants in New York. So, we are unlikely to return, and cannot recommend to other visitors.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Food was average, artichoke and pistachio salad had shells in the dish and far to many nuts to the point of over powering dish. Filet Mignon was delivered under cooked and not as requested had to be re-fired. Overall a lackluster event. Not terrible, service was fine, but not memorable in any way.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Best gnocchi I’ve ever had!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Fabulous food and service-you are treated like family. The eggplant cakes and fried zucchini are amazing!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Amazing service across the board. Staff was very knowledgeable about menu (although some times it was hard to understand him) but all in all, a memorable experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

We were there in the evening on recommendation from a friend.
A very busy place.
Service and food were very good. The monkfish (the day's special) was cooked to perfection.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 20, 2017

the service was excellent. the food was very good and authentic. the décor was tastefully done. It was a happening place with friends and family. Very attentive waiters excellent and affordable wine list. I would definitely come back and bring friends

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Absolutely First-rate Italian food and impeccable service. Never disappoints. Latest recommendation: cavatelli with seafood and beet/goat cheese salad. Superb. Not a trendy restaurant but not stodgy either—just great food.

Tags: Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

This is a neighborhood (for me) restaurant. An Italian friend bright me here 6 months ago. I took my friend the other night. She loved it. Recommended

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

The restaurant was very noisy overall. They seated my son and I at a table close to the bathroom which was unappealing and unfortunately, left us to be forgotten in terms of service (had to ask three times for the check at the end). The burrata and tomato special was very good but we asked to share one order as we were not starved and it looked like they split two orders for us. When I asked if it was two orders, our server said no but when we got the bill, it was for $36 which we were clearly being charged for "2" .... This was annoying and a bit deceitful. The rest of dinner was pretty ordinary. Very expensive for what it was worth. We came here since it is close to my son's apartment but we both will not come back again.

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vip
 (Caribbean)·Dined on December 18, 2017

If you want waitstaff to comment - negatively - on your food choice, this is the place for you. And how about completely tasteless pasta? I searched in vain for even a whiff of the promised garlic.

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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Food and service was very good. Was a little noisy. Hard to hear conversation. But overall good..

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 16, 2017

FRANCESCO, THE GENERAL MANAGER AS ALWAYS DELIVERS TOP END QUALITY AND SERVICE.
EVERYTIME IN New York WE LOOK FORWARD FOR A fine Italian cousine at this restaurant.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Good food. Good ambience. On the pricy side.

Not happy the restaurant mis-informed OpenTable that we were a “no show”.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Good food. Excellent service from our entry & throughout the meal. All of the staff was personable, friendly and knowledgeable. We went before a Jazz at Lincoln Center concert as it’s half a block away. They had us out in plenty of time without feeling rushed.

Definitely recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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