Becco

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Lidia Bastianich & her son Joe's Theater District mainstay. Best known for the $24.95 pasta tasting menu & the great selections on the $33 Italian wine list. Loved by locals & out of towners alike, Becco has been serving consistently delicious regional Italian cuisine since 1993. Located on the famed Restaurant Row in NYC's Theatre District, Becco is open for lunch & dinner seven days a week. Enjoy signature dishes, like the Osso Bucco, as well as the bounty of fresh seasonal preparations. The Reserve Wine list has many of Italy's best known producers, as well as some more eclectic wine makers. A knowledgeable staffer will be on hand to help you make a great choice. With 18 years on restaurant row, great food & great service help make Becco the right choice time & time again.
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OT
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined 4 hours ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Pasta trio was great! Service good. This is family style dinning. Neighboring tables are close, but food is excellent. If you are a party between 2-4 most likely you will be seated near door. But again, food is great.

OT
1 review
Dined 6 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Double cut pork chop and beef short ribs. Excellent!! Fried calamari, little spicy but crispy and delicious!!

OT
New England
5 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service1ambience5

Food was amazing. The waiter failed to mention the lobster special. Had he mentioned it 2 of us would have ordered it.

PA
Milwaukee
62 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Table not available until 15 min after reservation time. Waiter was not terribly attentive. Meal felt like a factory meal. Appreciate $35 wine menu.

RE
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always delicious and service on point. Table ready in time and they time everything perfectly.

f
New England
73 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We eat here often before theater and have done so for years. Love the food, service and old world charm.

KA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Micheal was our waiter and his knowledge, table presence, and excellence made our visit the best. I was so appreciative as my dear friends from North Carolina had an extraordinary experience. Whenever coming into the city my family always make a stop.

A
New York Area
69 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Gary was a great waiter and very attentive. Nino, my regular waiter came by to say hi and check in on me. i make sure i eat at Becco whenever I'm in NYC especially if a solo dinner.

CH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food1service4ambience1

Eh, just okay. Service was good and attentive but the food was really nothing special. I had the polenta with black truffle and a fried egg on top (best part was the truffle and egg). The polenta was bland, no salt. Veal piccata was overdone but did come with a nice garlicky side of sautéed spinach. Overall my impression was that Becco was overpriced for food that was not that special. It’s a “one and done” for me.

MS
New England
20 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Service was quick and efficient. Food was excellent. Very noisy pre theater but after 7:30 it was quiet.

r
Baltimore
38 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Whenever in NYC, Becco is a must stop for dinner on a non-theatre night so we can enjoy ourselves and enjoy all that BECCO has to offer. Service is always exceptional and the food and choices are top notch. We have recommended Becco to many, many people and all have come away sating it is one of the best experiences they have have.

GG
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding in everyway. Sat on time, service was excellent and attentive and food was delicious and wonderful as always. Also, out the door on time for our 7pm show. They know how to manage the pre-theater dinner. Highly recommend.

g
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

went for a pre-show dinner. They wanted to put us behind a table of 8, which I could not get to (I am not a large person), so requested to be moved. The next table was fine, but the table wobbled and could not be stabilized. The meal, a trio of unlimited select pastas was very good, and reasonable for NYC.

MB
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

PRE THEATER DINNER FOR TWO. TABLES ARE PLACED CLOSE AS IN ALL NYC RESTAURANTS, BUT NO WHERE NEAR AS TIGHT AS OTHER RESTAURANTS. WELL PACED SERVICE TO GET YOU OUT ON TIME FOR A SHOW, BUT NOT RUSHED. SERVICE ATTENTIVE AND FRIENDLY. MANAGER WALKED AROUND CHECKING ON DINERS. OBSERVED CAREFUL ASSISTANCE GIVEN TO OFFER ACCESS TO A HANDICAPPED PATRON.
COMPARED TO OTHER PLACES IN NYC, GREAT VALUE. THREE PASTA SPECIAL VERY REASONABLE. BRAISED SHORT RIB PRICED AS EXPECTED. SPECIALTY COCKTAIL PRICE AS EXPECTED.
46TH ST PERFECT LOCATION FOR BROADWAY SHOWS.

M
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Part of our NYC 50th anniversary celebrations!

CO
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A favorite NYC dining spot for many years now. Love the 3 pasta special and the price fixed wine. It's not a trip to the city until we eat at Becco. Have recommended to family and friends and they have fallen in love with the place too.

CM
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great food and very reasonably price wine!! Friendly servers too

RK
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was the third time I’ve been to Becco and so far have always enjoyed our visit! My wife and daughter Fish and it was done perfectly and I had the pasta special which I always enjoy.

TA
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience3

They will squeeze you in & tables on top of each other....you will feel somewhat rushed even though you are Not going to a show....people work hard all week want to chill eat and relax....

OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner after Broadway show which was Christmas present for my wife. We had Dinner previously at Pecos and we are well aware of how good the quality of food was at the restaurant.

The restaurant is a definite recommendation when in the area attending a Broadway show.

KC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Becco is a great little restaurant on Restaurant Row. Pasta, chicken and steak- all great! The 3 pasta dish is unlimited and a great deal. We would go again!

L
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very tasty from the breadstick/bread basket to the entree.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

JK
Miami
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun and delicious dinner with family after a show.

MM
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Overall Becco was average and nothing special - the service could of been a little more attentive. The main highlight of the meal was the meatballs we ordered as apps but came out after our meal....

A
New York Area
76 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

All in all we had a great experience at Becco. It was a busy sunday evening - 5pm - and they took us upstairs to be seated. This was fine except there was a family with a very small child allowing the child to run around which was not the evening I hoped for. The waiter was helpful in explaining the menu and why they did not have regular coffee only Espresso and Capuccino, oh and Latte.
I still dont get why Lavazza Regular coffee would not be good... I have had it and like it very much.
I found the food to be very tasty and quite good and a menu with lots of choices including specials...all reasonably priced! Nice portions although we could not take any leftovers with us since we were going to see a play. My adult daughter and I enjoyed it and I would definitely return with other friends. Im very glad I decided to try Becco's

J
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

One of my favorite restaurants in Manhattan!! Great food and service, close to everything

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good lunch before a broadway show. Wasn’t blown away, but a very good meal. Had homemade pasta trio, and an appetizer. Great wine selection.

JO
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place to relax and eat some outstanding dishes. Becco’s is never disappointing as many times as we dine there.

KB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Becco was the perfect spot for us to dine before the theatre

JH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was well beyond our expectations, and seating was within minutes of our reservation time. Thank you for a wonderful NYC experience.

KV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Only problem would be crowding in bar area, we were seated there first but asked to be moved because everyone was on top ofveveryone else and people at bar were up against people eating at tables

t
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic food, excellent service, friendly staff, and good price point. Only complaint is the high level of noise----but that is New York! So I would recommend to friends and we will return.

PM
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing. We had Mike as our server and he was great and very accommodating.

EA
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Nino was terrific!!

SA
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal!

FW
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious and our server was excellent!! This is our third time to the restaurant and is now our "go to" every time we go to a show. I highly recommend this place for a great meal.

BB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

i had heard so much about Becco, I was pleased beyond expectations. Watching Lidia on TV has always felt like i was watching my family in the kitchen. Eating the food at Becco was just as warm and comforting.

D
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awesome lunch for a group
Of 12. Food and service were great.

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