Bocca Di Bacco (Chelsea - 20th St.)

4.5
794 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
* We are following proper CDC guidelines now for our re-opening! Call with any questions you may have!*

We now play Classic Films on a projector outdoors while you dine!

Indoor and outdoor tables available. Requests are first come first serve.

Bocca Di Bacco is a New York City Restaurant Group establishment from dynamic restaurateur and New York native Robert Malta, who owns nearly a dozen restaurants throughout the city. “I’ve been in the business 25 years,” Malta says. “I opened the first Bocca Di Bacco in Hell’s Kitchen in 2007 and it quickly became a neighborhood favorite. The Chelsea location is an evolution of what we’ve been offering. There are new menu items, and a more refined look and feel, but it’s still a great spot for the neighborhood any night of the week.”
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  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
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  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
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  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
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What 794 people are saying
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Speedoboyny
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service is the best. From MaitreD to waiter to buspeople, all excellent.
Food is great. Space is wonderful.

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vipPattiM
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have a lovely dinner. Beautiful outside area. Delicious cocktails snd good. Overall great night.

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Jason
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was an amazing experience with watching movie and eating at the restaurant. Beautiful outdoor patio with flowers. Loved our food and staffs were very friendly as usual.

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Thomaso
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had reservations early in the evening so it wasn't a madhouse like some places in the Meatdistrict can get. We weren't rushed through our meal which was nice and the service was attentive but not overbearing. The house kale salad was amazing as were the zucchini fries! Everyone really enjoyed their main entrée.

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Mike
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Relaxed atmosphere, very good food, moderately priced. The service was attentive. The zucchini frite was particularly good

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful location, great food, nice ambiance. The movies outside were a plus!!

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vipGregoryM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Italian food! Excellent service. A real find.

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vipMinnieB
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, service and ambiance as usual. My neighborhood go to Italian. Delicious cocktails

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Sarah
London
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Our waitress was not very attentive or communicative. Anytime we asked the waitress a question she would just walk away without responding or speaking to us. We got the cheese board and there was mold on the cheese and bread, to make up for it they brought us calamari which neither of us eat and they left the cheese board on the bill. Our entrees were fine, but I wouldn’t run back there for a pretty average meal.

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vipJuanB
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Delicious food and great service. Very noisy but that was due to a big party.

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Jason
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my to go place now, I love the new patio at the front and all other new renovations. Food is good as always. Staffs were very friendly and looks sharp. Highly recommended!!

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topherH
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Abby is always amazing and so helpful! Great brunch

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vipterry
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food and service! Can't wait to go back. Great addition to the neighborhood

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vipDamienNY
New York Area
64 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

There were definite issues with our dinner but the professional way our complaint was handled by management made it worth giving the place another try. Getting adequate help seems to be everyone’s problem these days Most of what we ordered was delicious and they make a killer jalapeño margarita.

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vipSallyM
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came for an early dinner and was sat right away by the hostess. Busboy immediately asked what type of water we wanted and brought us some nice fresh bread. Abby our server was very polite and took our order right away. The food was decent and I would come back again to this location. Overall a nice experience!

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Jason
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bocca Di Bacco is our go to place, I was with my friend we had such a nice time. Their staffs are friendly and service is always good. Good to see they have new happy hour menu. Our waiter Sam was very kind and knowledgeable. Thank you for the great experience again. We will be back!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful friendly service, and wonderful drinks and food!

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JingB
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

not worth to go. the food was just ok and the service was awful!!! the services didnt seem happy to work and gave us attitude!

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vipterry
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was a solo diner and was treated very well. I really appreciated the service and the food was delicious.

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vipDanielB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Such a disappointing dinner on our wedding anniversary at one of our go to restaurants in Chelsea. Unfortunately it’ll be our last time. Service was painfully slow and food inedible.

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Kirsten
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience3

This was our second time at the restaurant but first time at the Chelsea location. Safe to safe it was disappointing. The food was probably the worse Italian food I’ve ever had , probably even the worse food I’ve ever had period. The spaghetti lobster pasta dish was so bland and lacking flavor I had to send it back( first time ever doing that at a restaurant) for the carbonara which was just as bad. Took three spoonfuls and left it on the table. Neither dish had any taste to it whatsoever except for the taste of unseasoned butter. The waiter comped our drinks which was nice and appreciated but never once did a manager stop by or come over. Didn’t even see one walk around or greet any other tables. Safe to say it was the most disappointing meal I’ve ever had. Don’t waste your time here when there are countless better options.

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JamesA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Other than attentive waitstaff, the food was average with some of our dishes being okay and others being disappointing. The zucchini frites were excellent and the calamari crispy. The focaccia that came in the bread basket was absolutely terrible, stale and lacking flavor. The three pasta dishes we tried were well seasoned and tasted fine, however the lamb shank and breaded pork lacked flavor.

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vipSallyM
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been to all the other locations but this one and let me tell you, this was a wonderful experience from start to finish. Our server (Mal) brought us over some delicious welcome drinks and he was very informative about the menu and offered some good recommendations. We loved the calamari and we had the fusilli and carbonara to share, very very good. Slight gripe was the bread but it didn't over shadow the experience.
Great atmosphere and great music. I'll be dining here many more times to come.

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vipDino
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

During the post pandemic we found this to be a good value and pleasant dining experience. Quality food and great service.

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SarahE
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The service was great and our waiters were kind and enthusiastic. The food was average to good so it was a little expensive for the value, but they had a good menu and fun drinks and their outdoor dining was a plus. Overall great experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had wonderful dinner food was awesome

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vipMinnieB
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friend and I shared the fried zucchini appetiser, she had the branzino with mixed veggies - nice big potion, well seared and seasoned. I had the short ribs with mashed potatoes- very tender and flavourful with fluffy buttery mashed. We each had a cocktail we enjoyed. The service was great- very attentive and accommodating. We will definitely be back as it never disappoints.

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NickD
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! The food was delicious and they sang beautifully for my friend’s birthday!

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vipMRNYC
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

good food great location, amazing service, great bar

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot

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joyce
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food & very good service. Definitely will go back!

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CheyneyT
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, we were met with welcome shots and lovely staff. The music was perf and the vibes were great

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foodie
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Would definitely dine here again!

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vipSallyM
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I missed sitting at the bar and I'm so happy that this place has bar seating again. Just a great place to grab a drink after work and its not too loud so you feel like you can wind down after a work day. Food is just as good if not better and I will continue to visit.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Mother’s Day

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vipMichaelDNYC
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience, great food, and great service.

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DinaT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere inside and excellent service. Prices were reasonable and food was excellent. Overall would definitely return and plan to do so!! This review is for Chelsea location on 9th Avenue

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LAURENS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Amazing food! Will be going back very soon!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We sat outside and had a great dinner with really good food. We will continue to return.

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Becca
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful time at Bocca di Bacco! Food was yummy (the truffle fries are a yes) and the bottomless was fantastic — no need to ask for more as they leave the pitchers on the table (and are quick with the refills) and the staff are in no rush to hurry you out. Very attentive and accommodating service. And didn’t feel crowded with our lovely table outside. Will definitely be returning!

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