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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.

1900 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
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

Cross Street:
Between 63rd and 64th Streets

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 595-5330

Website:
http://www.cafefiorello.com/

Parking Details:
Icon Parking System between Broadway and CPW. Entrances on 63rd and 64th Street. No validation.

Public Transit:
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

Additional:
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

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (156)
Neighborhood Gem (92)
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Special Occasion (69)
Great for Lunch (61)
Good for a Date (61)
Great for Brunch (48)
Fit for Foodies (48)
Fun (47)
Good for Birthdays (46)
Good for Anniversaries (45)
Good Vegetarian Options (43)
Good for Groups (43)
Late-night Find (41)
Authentic (40)
Bar Seating (39)
People Watching (39)
Comfort Food (38)
Sunday Lunch (36)
Cozy (34)
Creative Cuisine (34)
Hot Spot (30)
Business Meals (29)
Vibrant Bar Scene (29)
Romantic (26)
Notable Wine List (24)
Healthy (22)
Kid-friendly (21)
Quick Bite (21)
Great for Outdoor Dining (19)
Vegan (17)
Seasonal (17)
Worth the Drive (15)
Happy Hour (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Afternoon Coffee (11)
Tapas (11)
Local Ingredients (8)
Scenic View (8)
Tasting Menu (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Disabled Access (5)
Organic (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
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Great Beer (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

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.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Pre- theater is always very busy but the staff is quick and knows the guests have a show to make. Love the "thin" crusted pizza. Nice and crunchie. Great tartufo!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

We go quite often but the service left a bit to be desired on this trip. Sat at the bar bar not the app bar.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Great experience as always! The vegetable bar is simply the best, awesome spot!

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·Dined 3 days ago

Loved the fried artichokes and lasagna. Shared the very large lasagna-plenty for two. Good coffee too. Good service and got to the opera with plenty of time.

Tags: Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Miami)·Dined 3 days ago

Super people, super food, reasonable bill, super,s...........................................................................................................................................................................................super.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

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.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Paleo Friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, People Watching
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food- good value for the area- big portions. Great caesar and pizza

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Perfect brunch before Lincoln Center. The zucchini parm is a must. Highly recommended.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

We were thoroughly pleased with our brunch--many fine choices, food well prepared and piping hot, sufficient healthy choices, excellent coffee.

The service was also cheerful, but not overly so, and attentive.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Good for Groups, Casual, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Food excellent
Table too small for plates
Aisles too small for people in winter clothes

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Classic spot of pre- or post-event near Lincoln Center. Service that perfectly borders the professional and the friendly. Prompt service yet no rush.

Tags: People Watching, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Central Coast)·Dined 4 days ago

Just a great place all around. Especially the bartenders Clever and Adrian. Tried to get there early enough to get a spot at the bar.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

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!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was delicious. Service was excellent
Can’t wait to go back .

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 (Guanajuato)·Dined 5 days ago

Ocupe la barra!! Excelente atención por parte del Barman....muy atento y simpático !!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

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.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Cozy, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Delicious baked clams. Great location for Lincoln center

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

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.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

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.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Casual, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

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.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent food and staff were very polite and efficient. I would definitely return here and recommend it to my friends.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Best place for dinner before Lincoln Center. Organized, friendly service. Loved the fried artichokes. Unforgettable chocolate mousse.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 13, 2018

always a pre-ballet favorite ! We have been dining at Cafe Fiorellos for years and years- thank you for your ever famous appetizer bar - and your chicken Tuesday night was amazing !

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Brunch omelet was fantastic. Service was excellent.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 12, 2018

always Fabulous
no disappointed
cant wait till next week

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great brunch menu. Food and service are very good.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Very nice people and great service. Food is decent but not spectacular.

Tags: People Watching, Fun, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Never disappoints, a friendly happy tasty enjoyable evening.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food. Great service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The service is great; the food is good; it’s a bit crowded and noisy but just what you’d expect in that area of NYC.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Extremely noisy, could not communicate, with seats too crammed. Service was pretty good despite mob

Plus = close to Lincoln Center

Tags: Afternoon Tea
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

As always enjoyed the antipasti and the Italian Wedding soup - great before and after theater - friendly service, a bit crowded and noisy but one of my favorite places with excellent food.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Good food (Northern Italian regional). We were rushed, fast service from waiter to eating to table clearing to desert. Understand the pre theatre urgency but this was too much. A suggestion would be for the waiter to inquire if his "waitee" is in a hurry.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Very good for before the opera. They annoyed my guest by serving us coffee with milk, rather than asking us or serving cream.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Went for brunch before the opera across the street. I had s really great smoked salmon eggs Benedict.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent meal. We especially love the vegetable appetizer and the lasagna.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Kid-friendly, Authentic, People Watching, Good for Groups, Vegan
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Wonderful in all ways! We will certainly come again.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 8, 2018

very good, and a lot of food, combined with very attentive service, made for a most enjoyable dining experience.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Cafe Fiorello is one of my "go to" places around Lincoln Center. It has never disappointed. I had a selection of antipastos that were divine. BEST cauliflower EVER

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Fun
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