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Becco

4.4
17399 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
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Lidia Bastianich & her son Joe's Theater District mainstay. Best known for the $22.95 pasta tasting menu & the great selections on the $29 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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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Monday: 12:00 - 3:00/5:00 - 10:00
Tuesday: 12:00 - 3:00/4:30 - 11:00
Wednesday: 11:30 - 2:30/4:00 - 11:00
Thursday: 12:00 - 3:00/4:30 - 11:00
Friday: 12:00 - 3:00/4:30 - 12:00
Saturday: 11:30 - 3:00/4:00 - 12:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 3:00/3:00 - 10:00
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Phone number
(212) 397-7597
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
William Gallagher
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Cross street
Between 8th and 9th Avenues
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Parking details
Becco is not affiliated with a specific parking garage; however, there are 2 lots East of the restuarant on 46th street.
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Public transit
All of the following trains stop at Times Square 42nd Street
N/Q/R - 1/2/3 - A/C/E - 7 - S

Upper East Side: Take the to Lexington Avenue/59th Street & transfer to the downtown to Times Square 42nd Street.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

With 7 dining rooms, Becco has many options for anyone looking to plan a cocktail party, family reception or corporate function. From the 4 course Abbondonza menu to cocktail receptions, Becco's party packages are specifically designed to fit your individual group needs.

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What 17399 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined a day ago

Amazing! Food was excellent and service outstanding definitely will return.

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5.0Dined a day ago

Always good!

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4.0Dined 2 days ago

Dinner after seeing Hamilton on Broadway Saturday night was an afterthought for us...but Becco was much more than an afterthought after all. At 11:30PM the staff was still lively and friendly. Our server was fantastic and the food was really perfect. We ordered several appetizers that were delicious! Good wine list too!

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Fantastic evening! With impeccable service and food to die for!! Loved it! We will be back!!

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

The food was amazing and the low cost bottles of wine are a really nice touch. We had the house Red Sangiovese and it was very good. Excellent food, great ambiance and location convenient to the theaters. You can’t go wrong with this choice.

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2.0Dined 3 days ago

This is a "get them in and get them out" restaurant, which is on Restaurant Row in the theater district, so that is understandable. However, this is not fine dining nor fine food. The chicken I had and the salmon my husband had were quite ordinary. Nothing special. Not bad, but nothing special. Prices was good by NYC standards

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food and attentive service. Would highly recommend for pre-theater lunch!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Second visit in a week and much improved service and seating in back garden room. Food was awesome. Galleys al forno was excellent as wS pasta course (linguine with clams was the best ever! And artichoke ravioli!) companions had short ribs and lemon chicken. Wine- Badtianich vespa - was awesome too. Absolutely love Becco!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Dining at Becco was a lovely experience. Service was fantastic, food was very good, and the extensive list of $31 bottles of Italian wines was a nice touch.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Went with a few picky teenagers and the restaurant was very accommodating. Everyone enjoyed their food and
The deserts were a big hit. I love this place .

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

One of the best restaurants in the theater district! It never disappoints. It is a small tight restaurant but the food makes it worth it.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Met family members for the first time. Was given plenty of time to enjoy the good food, good wine, and special company. Knew I could count on them to help me host these out of town era.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Just love this place! Well made, well priced meals. One of our faves during a NYC visit.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Great food! Our server, Troy was a big help with the wine list as well! I can't wait to return!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Excellent quality food. Will be back

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

We were extremely pleased with everything. Being the restaurant is located in the theatre district, we were expecting it to be "touristy". It was not. They did ask if we were going to a show, just to get the timing straight. We were not and they did not rush us. The food was wonderful and there is something for everyone on the menu. Won't be disappointed.

P.S. The two tables next to us enjoyed their food as well.

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Have been to Becca’s many times on trips to nyc...the food is excellent. The service felt a little rushed and it was noisy. But we will return.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We love Beccos asa pre theatre spot. The food is always excellent and the 3 pasta special is a great option!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Wine list has great variety. Espresso gelato was unbelievable. Burrata had a great different take.

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2.0Dined 4 days ago

The food tasted very. Good Unfortunately of the 4 in our party came down sick. The next morning.

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3.0Dined 4 days ago

Becco's food just seems to be slipping lately. I've had the swordfish there before and it was a nice thick cut. This time it was super thin, like 1/4 inch, not a restaurant cut at all and not what I would expect from a fairly upscale restaurant. That being said the usual Becco advantages are there: great bread basket, caesar salad included with entrees, long list of decent bottles of wine for $31. They do tend to overbook before theater so make sure you indicated when you have theater in the reservation and remind them when they seat you. This time it was 15 minutes without a menu, I had to go to the bar to ask, then still another ten before the waiter came. Even trying to get the bill was a bit of a chore. Still, considering the other choices in times square, a decent place for dinner.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Lovely evening & delicious food! We enjoyed it all from start to finish. The staff were gracious & welcoming. I had the scallops & they were amazing!

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2.0Dined 5 days ago

Unlike prior visits. Upstairs room felt touristy. Distracted service. Crowded tables. Specials shared like a robo call

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Food delicious as always. I had stuffed peppers and my companion ate short ribs. Seated upstairs which is too crowded and noisy. Service was rushed, even after the pre theater rush.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Seated in the bar area where tables were close and lots going on. This is NYC after all! Waiter was attentive and brought water, bread basket, olives and a lemony dip right away. Ordered one of their 31 dollar bottles of wine, a Sangiovese from Tuscany that was perfect with the food. We passed on the trio of pastas ( looked good) because it was late and ordered lemon chicken, stuffed peppers and polenta with speck. Positive reviews on all! Will go again!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

We took customers here for dinner and we were not disappointed. The food and service were spot on.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great food and service. A winner before a show. Been back many times. Excellent.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Went post-matinee with 7 girlfriends. The $25 Simfonia de Pasta (3 dishes) was delicious! The Wine List for $31 a bottle is unbeatable! Really great time!

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Great place for pre/post theater dining. They have a lunch special that gets you in and out quickly.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

I have had better experiences there. Service was very slow. It was this one particular waiter.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Let me say overall this place is great.....two downsides, we asked the waiter for $9 pasta plate you can add to your lunch and he said we could order only one. If only one person wants pasta I don’t see what the problem is, it’s not like it’s an unlimited dish or anything. The other thing is we were at the end of the service, ordered 4 coffees, we received the coffee but no sugar cream or spoons.... many patrons had left already and there was no waitstaff available, by the time someone came and brought the cream, the coffee was cold. These things are minor as our general service and food was terrific and this would not keep me from coming back here it was just a little annoying.
Great place.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Never disappoints!!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Everything was perfect, from the bread basket, stuffed peppers, salad and the fabulous fish

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We love Becco, whether for a meal before a show or just for a nice treat!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great location in the theater area of NYC. As with anything in NY space is a premium. We were close but not cramped. A nice variety on the menu as well as the wine list. The meals were well proportioned as we were eating pre-theatre and didn’t want to be uncomfortable during the show. I was more traditional dining setting with sound buffering ( carpeting on the floor and fabric on the walls) so we could converse with each other.

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

The food was delicious, but our waiter was arrogant and made our experience less enjoyable!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Excellent!!

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3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The restaurants attention to detail was lacking. Our waiter did not come by often and I listed on Open Table that we were there for a special occasion. They never asked or acknowledged. My husband left something behind by accident and we had to wait 15 min or more for a cab and they did not try and find us. You know they turned the table over quickly. Food was good but disappointed in the service.

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3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The restaurant is fairly typical for a Times Square restaurant, fairly crowded and noisy. All was well until a vent started dripping on my wife. The restaurant was slow to react, but did eventually move us to another table. They also comped us for the entire meal. They were a little slow, but did handle the situation professionally.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

the sommelier was very knowledgeable and extremely accommodating. he had great recommendations for the wine

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