About Cafe Fiorello
A forum for Lincoln Center’s performing arts culture for nearly 30 years, Café Fiorello features a sprawling bar filled with more than 50 kinds of antipasti. Finished in warm wood, brass and mirrors, the main dining room suggests a timeless charm. In addition to the hot and cold antipasto specialties of vegetables and seafood, the menu features updated Italian classics and specialty dishes, as well as a selection of seafood, steak, veal & pasta.
New York, NY 10023
Italian, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 11:15 am
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:00 pm - 12:30 am, Saturday 3:00 pm - 12:30, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Between 63rd and 64th Streets
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Icon Parking System between Broadway and CPW. Entrances on 63rd and 64th Street. No validation.
A, C, E, B, D & 1 trains to Columbus Circle
Private Party Facilities:
The intimate semi-private dining room provides and elegant oasis within the restaurant's lively atmosphere for up to 35 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Carmen Bottoms or Andrea Roman: (212) 265-0100
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Cafe Fiorello Ratings and Reviews
Sing for Supper
The MetOpera performance of Semiramide by Rossini at Lincoln Center is at 7:3pm - but why not an Italian dinner at Fiorello’s before the show? Ask for Doug, he is a hardworking waiter and all around wise man. Great attention and service. (Not too fast. Not to slow.)
Taste homemade Tordelli Bolognese stuffed with a delightful wild boar ragu and mushrooms. Yum. Then an appetizer of fresh artichokes lightly fried - crispy and deliciously topped with burrata. A bottle of sparkling rose from the Veneto, and your now ready to hear Semiramide, the ancient Queen of Babylonia sing Bel Canto! Prego.
It was great. The opera ran later than expected but the staff graciously found us a very nice table. Food was excellent; service excellent. I would recommend Fiorello's to all my friends.
Please compliment your staff, especially the fellow who was at the computer who found us such a nice table.
Regards and best wishes.
Our meal at Cafe Fiorello may have been the top highlight of our recent trip to NYC. The food is beyond fantastic. Exceptional service. Very busy and popular place - so don't go there for a quiet conversation. But, it was just a GREAT dining experience. Wow!!
Ours was a pre-theater birthday dinner. Our server accommodated our time requirements without sacrificing a pleasant demeanor. We enjoyed the vegetable appetizers: flavorful grilled broccolini, grilled mixed vegetables and quinoa with vegetables- presented beautifully and cooked just right. Overall, a lovely dinner.
We love this restaurant. Our go to spot before the ballet, theater or philharmonic at Lincoln Center. Staff is accommodating and food always delish. And you can't beat indulging in the warm cookies they walk around with. It happened to be my parents anniversary and the staff gave us glasses of champagne to celebrate- making our experience even more memorable.
As usual, it was great to have a weekday lunch/brunch at 11:45 at Fiorella's. This restaurant is
very reliable and consistent for delivery of good food and service at a convenient location for
out of town visitors here to attend opera at Lincoln Center. My friend from San Francisco had
one of their great pizzas and I had the frittata. Both were delicious. The staff was very nice in seating us in the very quietest secluded table so we could have a nice catch-up visit. Both of
us were very happy with our meal. My only comment regarding food selection is, being a late riser, would like more of traditional brunch choices during the week as well as the weekend.
Thank you Fiorella's you are always great.
I never write bad reviews, really. But had to this time. We have always enjoyed Cafe Fiorello’s bar area when we stop in without a reservation for supper after the opera or ballet. We decided to reserve a table for post-ballet supper on Valentines Day. I reserved this weeks in advance. We wound up with a truly horrible table that was super uncomfortable in a tiny dark back corridor behind the wait station even though there were plenty of tables available in the main dining area, which was lively, comfortable, and nicely lit. Had a truly dreadful time. We would have asked to be seated elsewhere but I didn’t want to make a fuss in front of the other people dining in the area we were in. But honestly no one should be put in this part of the restaurant. We had a great waiter, he was terrific, food was just ok, not as good as in the past. We were so uncomfortable we didn’t order as much food as we intended. And no one offered to take my very long coat (too large to sit in at the tiny table) so my husband had to get up and ask them to hang it up after we saw where we were sitting. Just. No. A really disappointing Valentine’s Day supper on the 30th anniversary of our engagement. Not sure we will ever return to this spot we used to enjoy.
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