Pasta Lovers Trattoria

4.4
784 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian

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Pre/post Theatre
Pasta Lovers Trattoria, New York Italian Restaurant & full bar offering great drinks and stocked with a large selection of wines. Located in the heart of midtown in New York City's Rockefeller Plaza and Theater District, has been a neighborhood love for over 15 years. We serve fresh and delicious Italian cuisine in a beautiful and casual setting. Pasta Lovers has been satisfying all types of clientele, from businessmen to families, tourists to native New Yorkers. Fresh, hot, crispy pizzas are made daily in the giant brick oven. Our extensive wine list features wines and champagnes from many different regions. We feature a beautiful party room for any occasion that can seat up to 100 people. Catering is available; just ask for our event and catering coordinators. Come to Pasta Lovers and enjoy the sight, smell and taste of authentic Italian cuisine.
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Jori
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The pizza was very good but the Eggplant Foccacia was cold and not very tasty. Should have chosen something else.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, good service and you get what you pay for. Overall everyone in my party was very happy and full.

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RomaineK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience2

The food was just, meh. I was excited about the "famous" cheese wheel, but I was highly disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

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MYAP
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. I made reservations for myself and my husband for 7:30pm. But due to a very busy day, we changed our time to 10pm without any problems. We were seated within 30 seconds and everything was on point, from appetizers to main course to desert. We will be definately visiting again. My husband ordered the Chicken Alfredo Fettuccine and I got the baked cheesy Ziti.

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vipLuv2eat
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Our go to restaurant in theater district. Great as usual!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We went to have a nice family dinner before watching a Broadway show. The food was very tasty and portion sizes were generous. Service was good, our waitress wasn’t the friendliest, but she was efficient. The prices were good, considering the location. Overall, we had a good experience.

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KimB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A great pre Theatre dinner spot that is NOT overrun or rushed.

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vipyashevde
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience2

One of the poorest dining experiences I’ve ever had. The whole thing is kinda tacky and the pasta in the cheese wheel with brandy was downright inedible. I’ve never left this much food in the plate— literally could not swallow another bite.

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NickM
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The fried mozzarella was GREAT. The Hennessy cheese wheel was amazing. Everyone is the restaurant immediately wanted it after seeing it.

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Gemini1950
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have had dinner here before when we have come to the theater. Food is excellent and service is outstanding. I had the rigatoni Bolognese, it was great not overloaded sauce.

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Joey
Tampa
20 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The food is great , service was ok! The wait staff really was pushing to drink up and make the bill higher! We felt this way as we listen to other tables around us as well as our owen

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very friendly staff with excellent knowledge of the menu

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OpenTable Diner
Canberra / ACT
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Great service, entrees good, but appy was cold.

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vipKKandKK
Seattle
121 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice selection of wines and favorite dishes. Service was very good, attentive but not obtrusive.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Immer wieder ein schönes Erlebnis, Essen war super.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place is beautiful and service is superb! The food was delicious and portions very fillings! Can’t wait to go back

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super delicious food!!!! My new “ go to” place for Italian food in NYC

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OpenTable Diner
Mexico City
4 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Deliciosa pizza

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vipLeenie
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Food was pretty good and the service was very good. Was a bit like eating in a large hall, not intimate. Otherwise was a fine place.

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vipDebo
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Good service and food is always very good and always served hot!

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vipMolliemogo
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall1food1service4ambience1

A not very upscale okay Italian spot. Fish wasn’t fresh. Staff very nice though!

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JenniferV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was very nice - we were seated right away food came out quickly and it was delicious!

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JamRock
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience3

Surprisingly great experience! Underrated and very good spot for pre-theatre crowd. Marsala and parmigiana dishes should not be missed! Large portions, low prices, and very nice staff. Will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice staff. Great food. We had a good time and will go again.

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Nero
Tokyo
4 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

どの料理も量がたくさんあってお腹いっぱいになるし、とても美味しいです。

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was amazing. Tina our waitress was on top of everything and went above and beyond. It with in walking distance to Broadway and with our 530 reservation even tho the place was packed we had plenty of time to catch our 8:00pm show. Portions are more than generous. And the food was excellent. Our water glass never went empty and the wine was excellent.

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luckyteacher
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with professional service....and close to Radio City Music Hall!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience2

Waiter not very attentive

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CustomerTG
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good place to go to for a quick bite before a show at Radio City. Reasonable pricing and decent menu. I'd go back.

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LaurenS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very Nice experience. Good food, courteous service.

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vipDiningisfun
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience4

My family and I were in NY for the day. The restaurant had an attractive decor. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. Two minor incidents. My son’a dessert had a small hair in the whipped cream. They replaced it quickly. While my husband was signing the check the pen exploded in his hand and got the ink all over his fingers. That was actually funny. Overall it was a pleasant meal and close to the theater district which was convenient.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Solid food. Good menu. Good service.

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sharif
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing, full of flavors and affordable prices. I ordered seafood pasta and it was worth it.

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vipgericho
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good experience, decent prices, good value

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vipDiana
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pasta Lovers is a fantastic place for a meal - it has good food, good service, a nice ambiance and is affordable. I think it is a hidden gem in the Rockefeller Center/Radio City area.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Trip to NYC! We thought the waitress was very curt and not overly friendly. Other than that we loved it there and the food was awesome.

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RebekahW
E. Tennessee
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Absolutely delicious food in a great atmosphere. You'd never know you're just steps away from Times Square.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2food3service5ambience3

They do not have a kids menu. They charged us $28 for a chicken cutlet and fries for our son. Pizza is good but very expensive.

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vipporkchop
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience3

My childhood friends,of over 40 years,always gather to see NYC at Christmas time. For the past 5 years we ate at Pasta Lovers for the wonderful food, atmosphere and service. It’s the highlight of our trip. Yesterday’s service was disappointing. My friends and I were not finished with our appetizers, when the server brought our main meals. He couldn’t have cares less that we were still eating. He also couldn’t comprehend that we needed our table cleared to make room for our dinners. I informed him of this and it fell on deaf ears. He stood there staring at us, with plates of food in his hand, asking us who ordered what. He gave us no choice but to clean our own table. In the mist of all this, our waiter, Elliott, came to our rescue apolitically. I did let him know we weren’t pleased. Elliott was very attentive to us and we had no fault with him.
The server who was assigned to our table, needs to get some common sense and a refresher course in manners.

FAQs

Pasta Lovers Trattoria does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Pasta Lovers Trattoria also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 819-1155.

Pasta Lovers Trattoria is rated 4.4 stars by 784 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.