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Everything was good except for the really loud noise level and rather small tables too close together in some areas
The service was great no waiting with reservation. The restaurant was nicely decorated for Christmas and the food was great. A perfect place to go before the ballet!
We love this place for dinner so tried them for breakfast. The food was deelish. The servings way too huge. We could have shared since we don’t like to waste food. We got scrambled eggs that were perfectly done - not dry. The homemade chicken sausage was juicy and flavorful. The personal tea and coffee pots were helpful since we didn’t have to bug staff for refills.
We always enjoy Cafe Fiorello, whether for brunch, lunch or dinner before or after performance at Lincoln Center. Salmon was perfectly cooked, caesar salad cold and crunchy and dessert always delicious.
dining at any Fireman Hospitality restaurants always flavorful, delicious and special.
Wonderfull professional service - really remarkable! A hugely crowded restaurant yet we had completely attentive service at all times and very speedy. Will be going again in just 5 days!
We had brunch before seeing a matinee at the Lincoln Center. The eggs Benedict were cooked perfectly,my daughter’s pancakes were amazing and my wife was able to get a wonderful vegetarian combination from the antipasto bar. Everything was done very well.
Amazing very thin, flaky, crust pizza. The vegetable, appetizer bar is my favorite’
We were seated promptly. Server approached shortly after. Food came quickly and was delicious. Table was too small to hold plates and glasses. We were in very tight space. Server didn’t seem to want to answer questions about items of interest. He gave efficient service. Watched him with other customers, who seemed to be “regulars,” versus us and his demeanor was totally different. After we paid and still gave him good tips, he suddenly had smiles and was friendlier.
It’s always nice to return to Cafe Fiorello. We know what to expect. The food is good and so are the martinis!
Memorable crab avocado salad , warm and gracious atmosphere. It was a wonderful dining experience
We were caught in traffic so arrived late and we had an early curtain. They were very accommodating and all went well. Have gone RE before and always enjoyed it. Very convenient for Lincoln Center events.
The food was delicious and the waiters were attentive and friendly.
The food was not good and the servers didn’t understand our order correctly. Overprice and underwhelming. Won’t go back.
This restaurant is an absolute MUST every time we go to NYC for lunch! There are so many delicious options, the service is excellent and the atmosphere is nice too. The waitstaff accommodate every need and have little surprises of breads, cookies, and chocolate that is complimentary and delicious. If you want to eat healthy the anti pasta bar is amazing! So many vegetables! I'm not a vegan but it would be ideal if you were! The pizza, burger, risotto, and even the chicken soup and chicken salad sandwich are some of the best I've ever had!
I came here for my birthday and absolutely loved it! I had been here over the summer and it was a dream to sit outside, but the indoor portion of the restaurant was decorated beautifully for the holidays. Order the cacio e Pepe pizza and Rigatoni a la Vodka! The waiter was also extremely nice and accommodating.
Great place for really nice dinner. Efore the opera
Cafe Fiorello is directly across the street from Lincoln Center which makes it extremely convenient for a pre concert dinner. The food is good (nothing really outstanding) and the service is excellent. Noise level is at least moderate enough that one can carry on a conversation.
My favorite... I've been going to CF since the 70s... I recommend CF to everyone...
There’s something for everyone whether you are enjoying brunch, lunch, dinner or a bite in between. The hot and cold antipasto selection is a terrific option as are any of the pizzas. Across the street from Lincoln Center, the restaurant is a good option.
Taking Chris back to the city we tried Cafe Fiorello.
It was a bustling Saturday night. We had made reservations and surely glad we did.
It was very crowded but got taken immediately. We received a nice table looking out in the corner. For starters we had the clams oreganata which were fair at best and also cold. The caesar salad was good but too much dressing. Other two salads were good.
For dinner the veal parmigiana was very good and they use a creamy burrata cheese. the servings are gigantic. Chris had the chicken milanese also excellent.
The hit of the night was the chicken piccata, it was superb.
Its a must to have. Service was good.
Our waiter was amazing!!! His serving was impeccably timed and he never rushed us!! Great, fresh food!
We would go again!
I was very disappointed in our experience. The service wasa very good but we were seated at a table where I kept getting a blast of freezing air every time the door opened. The tables are shoved in and one can hardly move. There was nowhere to put my handbag as the floor was dirty so it sat on my lap throughout the meal. The noise was deafening making the time spent there very unpleasant. We both ordered avocado toast with poached eggs and it was awful. The toast was charred around the edges, the avocado had an unpleasant taste and the eggs weren't cooked properly with raw whites. Yech! Won't be goig back. Very expensive and so not worth it
Always a great people watching spot with good food and efficient service
Can’t wait to go back!
Loved the cozy old school ambience and we were excited to be seated at “Sam Champion’s table”. The eggplant from the antipasto was out of this world, and the chicken Parmesan with vodka sauce lived up to the hype. We enjoyed every bite.
Food was excellent, as usual. Thanksgiving evening made for a crowded, noisy venue.
We made reservations (thru Open Table), and were seated immediately upon arrival. Our waiter was funny, engaging and proficient. We had the Thanksgiving meal, and the taste and appearance were outstanding.
My only negative was that we sat at a table in the middle of the room, and the crowding and noise was a little distracting. Perhaps a booth, around the perimeter of the room, would have better.
We will return, as the food quality, service and value were great!
Only go there for the pizza or pasta. The meat is shockingly low quality and quantity.
The first thing that comes to mind about this restaurant is the noise level which was way to high. I had a hard time hearing the folks at my table. The drinks, although tasty, had very little alcohol in them ($15+ for mostly juices and ice). The food portions weren't small but weren't large either (except for the desserts which were very large). The service was good, we never had to wait to have our water glasses filled or bread at our table.
My memories are of much better food quality. Nothing was bad, but the same iconic dishes we always order were rather average and tired...
A long time favorite for dinner before the Opera. Always an enjoyable time.
Great food and good service.
Still good after 45 years
Best for pre-Lincoln Center performance. Only drawback is noise level.
Drinks r rediculously expensive
We frequently have brunch at Fiorello but this will be our last time. I booked the reservation on Open Table and gave my name to the hostess and told her that I had a reservation. She just wanted to seat us quickly and didn’t check off the reservation. I later got an email from Open Table saying they were sorry we didn’t keep our reservation. I then had to contact them saying we were there! My dish was not delivered hot so I sent it back. Another dish was delivered to me saying it just came out of the oven but it also was not hot. The first pot of coffee was tepid but the second pot was better. The place is packed, the service was harried and, all in all, this was an awful dining experience. We will definitely try another restaurant next time.
Festive atmosphere, great food, fried artichokes, linguine with Pesto, just superb.
Loved it...just odd waiter.
Cafe Fiorello is the perfect place for pretheatre dining. The food is consistently good, and the wait staff make every effort to “get you to the show on time.” We’ve been to Cafe Fiorello many times and have never been disappointed.
reservations always easy. we go to this restaurant often and it is nice to be recognized.. Nice to know they take care of their regulars.