Bocca di Bacco (Hell's Kitchen - 54th St.)
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Sun 12:00AM - 12:00AM 10:00PM - 11:45PM
Mon - Fri 12:00AM - 12:00AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 4:00PM 10:00PM - 11:45PM
Sat 12:00AM - 12:00AM 10:00PM - 11:45PM
Wine choice was excellent and the food was way above my expectations and very reasonably priced. Octupus was one of the best I ever had.
Love the branzino. Service great. The music is way too loud and inappropriately matched to the great food and warm ambience.
I have been to this restaurant several times and am disappointed to say, it was disappointing this time. I brought my parents, and we chose the Hell's Kitchen location, in an effort to avoid the theater rush at the 44th street location. In my reservation, I had asked not to be seated in the middle of the dining room, and that's exactly where the hostess was heading; I saw a table against the wall and asked if we could have that - she seemed a bit put out, but accommodated us. The food came out quickly and was generous. The squid ink past speciala was excellent, as was the menu's gnocci. The special osso bucco, however, was a bit tough and chewy - not braised long enough. the calamari was under-crisped though tender, and the eggplant app was mediocre. The clearing of the tables was aggressive - even before the whole table was finished eating and without asking if people were finished.; it was clear they wanted to turn the table over. My biggest complaint is the noise level. They were playing untz untz untz dance / club music at an aggressively high volume, for no clear reason. It was 6pm and there was of course no dancing. I was very upset about this, as I read reviews and carefully chose a restaurant with an "average" noise level but this was excessive. At one point, to make my point, I literally yelled across the table to my father and it was not out of line - no one at the neighboring tables even heard it. Completely unnecessary to have the music that loud, and such frenetic music. All of that said, our waiter, Scott, was absolutely fantastic - flawless, lovely, sympathetic to the concern I had, and very responsive to every request. Thankful to him! Sorry I couldn't give a better review - it was a disappointing end to a full day, as we couldn't all five talk to each other, ending up in one-on-one conversations by necessity. The next time we'll go to Kashkaval Gardens, which was much more on par with the kind of night we were looking for.
It is must in Manhattan, it never disappoints you.
Octopus is delicious. Big and very good wine list.
Waiter: are you ready for dessert?
Us: since the very first minute we walk in. A tiramisu please 😃
Great food in a fab, bustling atmosphere. Good cocktails. Staff friendly and attentive - just the right balance. Definitely worth a visit. Nice walking up Hell’s Kitchen seeing the buzz. Coming from the UK New York is expensive in comparison however this restaurant is well priced in New York terms. Would go again if we go back to NYC.
Great service, great food. WAY TOO LOUD! Salads are great and fresh and calamari is light.
Ordinary beef carpaccio and onion soup. Unremarkable but pleasant atmosphere.
I can't write enough superlatives for Bocca di Bacco, (54th St.).
The food was great. The menu was interesting with so many good choices. The service was first rate.
The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly. We arrived early and they went out of their way to
accommodate us. I will definitely return.
Wonderful service, great food.
Scott was excellent & kept up with our noise & order. Everything was tasty & right portion size
This is the second time I have been here, but definitely not the last. Everything about this place is great! I wish it was in my neighborhood so I could go all the time.
Lindo lugar, buena comida. Muy recomendable
Nice place, food very good, Very loud! Waiter seemed a bit too good for us...but the food made it worth it.
Food was fresh and tasty. Wait staff was very nice and helpful.
Food is acceptable, prices a bit high but not unreasonable, I just had back luck with a very distracted bartender. Being alone, I was seated at the bar which resulted way too noise for having an enjoyable dinner.
Excellent food and service. Sound level a little to high for quiet conversation. We will return.
Great neighborhood restaurant. Very good food, friendly service. Great evening
Always a wonderful meal. Had the mussels and crab cake apps with a side of brussel sprouts and a bottle of wine. Was perfect lunch for 2 and delicious.
Wonderful first-time visit. Service was terrific and attentive. Overly generous portions of delicious food. Will definitely be back.
Seit einigen Jahren gehört das Bocca do Bacco zu meinen Lieblings Italienern in NY.
Das Essen ist stets Top, speziell Dir Seafood Pasta und der gegrillte Octopus sind wärmstens zu empfehlen Der Kellner Brian ist ein toller Gastgeber.
Freue mich schon auf den nächsten Besuch im November.
Pasta was soggy and mostly tasteless. I got the squid ink pasta - avoid avoid avoid! The cheesecake was grainy as well. Honestly aside from the wine, it was a quite disappointing experience
Fabulous food and service - we were a larger party and felt very accommodated.
I love this place - the food is very good with a lovely rustic Italian ambiance. Great for any occasion friends, family or a date. the service if friendly an attentive. A really terrific experience and I always recommend it to my friends.
Server Tatjana was amazing! They haven't all we wanted to order but she finds always a good way for us.
Everything was excellent ❤️
Food is great, but the music is terrible and with the noise level in the restaurant, overall it’s so loud you can’t have a conversation. The server seemed good, but was too busy to do a good job. He forgot to put in an appetizer we ordered and didn’t offer second drinks until after we were finished eating our entrees. Missed opportunity here, because the food seems legit Italian, but I wouldn’t recommend or make a second trip there. Maybe their other locations don’t have the same challenges-
Once again, a real favorite for us. Gustavo is the perfect host, and all of the food was delicious! Can't say enough about it. It does get rather noise, but since we were only two, we conversed with little problem. Our service was impeccable. Love, love, love everything about this place!
Atmosphere was nice. Exposed brick walls. One of the AC units has an issue so it was a little noisy. Staff was super nice. Made us feel welcome. Food was fresh but lacked flavor.
Great ambiance. Food quality was very good too.
good food, good atmosphere, good service, definitely recommend!
Our favorite restaurant in midtown. We've been coming here for years, and they always treat us so nicely. The staff is always welcoming and the food is consistently good.
My family and I went to Bocca di Bacco (hell's kitchen) during summer restaurant week. The restaurant staff was very accommodating and personable and provided great service. The food was wonderful - especially the octopus dish (would recommend if you like seafood!) We all had a delicious dinner and a very enjoyable experience. Would definitely recommend !!
I highly recommend Bocca di Bacco. The food was delicious and well prepared. The service was spot on throughout the meal. It was a great place to grab a meal before the theater.
It was absolutely beautiful! Bruschetta with mushrooms was to the point! Thank you!
All 3 Bocca locations a.re dependable for very good food and service. This is our go-to spot when going to a play in the northern reaches of the theater district (on or off-Broadway)
Love this place, they had a restaurant week menu out (3 course for a fixed price) and we weren’t able to order those items off the regular menu which was unfortunate, I love their octopus app. And I was unable to get it. No squid ink pasta either. Salmon came out a bit more warm than hot, and the lights were down WAAAAY too low. I know this sounds like a bad review, but it’s not. I will return again. The food is delicious!
Everything was perfect. Friendly attentive staff. Delicious food and huge wine selection. Would absolutely return.
Always have the best food and their brunch was tasty and affordable