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Felidia

4.6
4481 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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Felidia, located in Midtown east Manhattan is near Broadway theaters, Radio City, Central Park, MOMA, Rockefeller Center and Bloomingdales. It opened in 1981 by Lidia Bastianich. Felidia is known for authentic, contemporary Italian cuisine.

Executive Chef Fortunato Nicotra brings an innovative touch to traditional ingredients with dishes from all the regions of Italy, all paired with a Wine Spectator award winning wine list.

The restaurant's signature dishes include tutto crudo, pear and fresh pecorino ravioli, berkshire pork chop alla milanese and hazelnut/nutella tiramisu. Gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options are offered.
Felidia offers a delicious three course price-fixed lunch, Monday - Friday for $36 per person.

For parties of 8 or more, Felidia offers a group dining menu, a five course menu that includes our most popular dishes and seasonal favorites for $95 per person.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Dining Bar
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Sunday 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Monday- Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm,; Friday 5pm - 10:30pm; Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
(212) 758-1479
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Jacket Preferred
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Executive chef
Fortunato Nicotra
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Catering
We are happy to introduce Felidia Catering, allowing you to enjoy the Felidia experience at your special occasion. Executive Chef, Fortunato Nicotra, will prepare a one-of-a-kind menu for you and your guests. Whether you are hosting a dinner party for 5 or planning a wedding for 300, Felidia Catering will deliver the authentic and innovative Italian cuisine it has produced for over 30 years. Three-star cuisine paired with the riches of an award-winning wine list and stellar personal service will create the ultimate experience for you and your guests.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
2nd & 3rd Avenues
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Parking details
Felidia validates parking stubs from Icon Select Parking located on Second Avenue between 57th and 58th St. After 5:00 PM only.

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Public transit
The 4, 5 or 6 to 59th Street or
the N,R or W to Lexington Avenue
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Special events & promotions
Custom menus are always available for holiday's, birthday celebration, business occasions and family gatherings.

Felidia also offers cooking demonstrations, wine dinners and thematic regional menus (ie. truffle dinner).
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The private dining rooms of Felidia are located on the spacious second floor near the Theater & Central Park. The atmosphere is elegant, with mahogany paneled walls, parquet floors and beautiful etched glass. Private room can accommodate an intimate gathering of 10 guests and a larger party of up t

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Sun - Thu 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:30PM - 10:30PM
Fri 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:30PM - 10:45PM
Sat 9:30PM - 10:45PM

What 4481 People Are Saying
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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Felidia is an excellent and expensive restaurant, but not for the elderly with knee problems if are seated in the loft which is up a steep fight of stairs and very noisy to boot. In addition, the restrooms are down a steep flight of stairs. I will not go back unless we are seated in the street level dining room.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

A family business that makes even first time guests feel welcome. Excellent service, first rate cuisine and extensive wine list make this a cozy, under the radar experience!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Forget all the overhyped new arrivals. This is still the finest Italian restaurant in New York.

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

Thought the food was very good and the flavors were definitely on point. No complaints with the beef carpaccio appetizer, the eggplant parmigiana or the tiramisud. Only disappointment was with the parpadelle pasta with wild duck. The sauce and the duck were excellent, but the pasta was overcooked. Was pretty disappointed with that considering the reputation of the restaurant.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

The food was outstanding and the service was terrific. It is worth the price. Excellent!

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

Had the worst waiter. He was extremely pushy and rude. He kept on trying to rush us out the door . My tip reflects his awful service. Want to make sure you call him waiter he wore a grey suit had an accent. Embarrassing experience

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

This is my favorite East Side restaurant for any occasion. The Staff is one of the best in New York City and the food is always excellent. A very special place to spend an evening.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The service was impeccable from the maître d’ to the waiters.
The food was delicious, the options were plenty, the recommendations for the wine was fantastic!
We will be back.
Thank you

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Love Lidia's cooking show and have watched her for many years. We spent the weekend in
New York City and met my daughter and her new boyfriend there. All of us enjoyed the meal and ambiance immensely - we were able to hear conversations and the waiters were flawless and unobtrusive - definitely a favorite and will go back again.
PS - The boyfriend is a keeper too!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

The food is great. Enjoy desert

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

exceptional service, 5 star quality, very attentive and kind staff, wonderful atmosphere

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Food was best of the best. Completely delicious, beautiful, surprising, totally confident and fantastic.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Felidia is one great experience after another. From their amazing, always there but never in the way service to the gluten free services. And it’s all just.... perfectly prepared.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Delicious food and just the right portion for me.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Always great. Food is terrific and service impeccable. Price at lunch is also good for the current corporate standards to reduce business lunch expenses

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1.0Dined on April 9, 2018

I have been to Felidia three times before and I considered it one of the best Italian restaurants in town. I brought my mother (84 years old) from South America to NY in order to celebrate her birthday and did reserve at Felidia alongside my partner. We were truly disappointed. Appetizers were just ok. We had the pasta with black truffles: such a simple dish if correctly done. It was ok, you cannot miss that if you have good black truffle but the pasta was not al dente, the butter too liquid, whatever. My veal was simply fair, green and white asparagus overcooked, my everyday trattoria in QNS does it better. The dessert were disastruos: awful mis à plat, and worst Tiramisú in longtime. My mother is very easy-going and lives in Caracas, so she was happy. We were silently unhappy. Of course the wine was great, but that is not a virtue to be count for the restaurant. This place has gone down awfully. It does not even have a grade 'A' from New York Health Department -quite disguised behind flowers in the window you can se a rutilant 'B'. I know: that could be a totally food-unrelated fact, but.... Unfortunately Felidia is out of my list and I won't go back to there. This was not a dinner worth 450 dollars for three people!

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Beautiful, calm atmosphere. The staff is so attentive that at times a server was hovering too close to our table just waiting to clear our plates.
The food is first class though the portions are not overly generous. Many choices made with the best ingredients and creativity.
It is a lovely place for a relaxing and pricey meal. An oasis of calm in a city where many restaurants have a frenetic atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Spring Break menu was a great value. The food was perfectly prepared and delicious as always. Generous portions.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

A wonderful evening with friends. Outstanding food and wine, and very attentive service.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Best Italian in the neighborhood !!!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

There is no better place in Manhattan. The food is authentic and amazing, service is very personable and genuinely attentive. The atmosphere is warm, pleasant and appropriate for any occasion.

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3.0Dined on April 4, 2018

I went to Felidia exactly 2 years to the date of when we went yesterday, and compared to the first time I went, I left truly underwhelmed.

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

The restaurant had been recommended by a former staff member of the Food Network and graduate of the French Culinary Institute. She was absolutely correct: it is one of the very finest restaurants in New York City!
All the dishes at our table were perfectly prepared and presented, the service was carefully staged so that all dishes arrived and left without any distraction from our conversations, and each meal was imaginatively created, prepared and served.
Our only complaint was that we were seated at the back of the restaurant at what seemed to be a lovely table. Only problems were (1) air conditioning causing a draft (it was stormy and cold outside) and the ceiling was lower at our end of the room. Therefore, (2) the couple seated not far away from our table of four had voices that were magnified by the room, and they made it very hard for us to hear each other.
We will remember our wine and meals for a long, long time! We look forward to a return visit to Felidia!

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Excellent food and service in a very pleasant setting. Very reliable.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

What a wonderful experience. This was our 3rd time at Felidia and it never disappoints, it is worth the expense. Food is phenomenal, the service is just over the roof wonderful and the staff make you feel so comfortable. Easily our favorite special occasion place in NYC.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Spectacular!! Chef Nicotra and his staff never fail in delivering a fabulous dining experience. Chrf's creation are beyond oppulent and amazing. His staff is super accomadating and pleasant. Nicotra is the best chef in NYC hands down

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Felidia delivered a wonderful Easter meal for us. We ordered off the tasting menu and each course was better than the next. The kids really enjoyed the tin of fresh made cookies and the other pastries. The staff was polished and very attentive. The setting was warm and bright. Felidia is a great pick for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The food & service were amazing!!! I definitely want to return. The noise level was a bit of an issue but didn’t really care as the food was so delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Without a doubt a terrific dining experience with great friendly, comfortable service

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Amazing experience.
Tasting menu was a great deal!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The food really was outstanding. It pays to order the the combination dinner. Th veal chop was the best I’ve ever had. It’s like 2” thick. Great choice. Not a cheap meal, but worth it

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

I've been here several times, & always have a great meal. This most recent expetience didn't disappoint. I had the 3 course menu. Started with a selection of chicken livers......served 2ways. One serving was a pate, served with frisée and light cracker bread. The other serving were braised and served in a light butter & cream sauce, both were mouthwateringly delicious. For an entree I chose the veal cheeks "odor bucco" style. These were definitely a foodies' treat. lightly braised veal cheeks, served in their own veal & red wine jus, accompanied by perfectly cooked risotto and a broiled half marrow bone. The veal melted in my mouth, it was so tender. And the broiled marrow was the perfect mate. I followed the entree with The house "Felidia Tiramisud". This is Felidias take on the Classic dessert. A lady fingers& masarpone cheese with light espresso, all in a large glass bowl with shavings of white &milk chocolate. Just the right amount of sweetness. Service was spot on.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Fabulous experience- head waiter was delightful and presented wonderful recommendations and guidance on the best way to experience our first dinner at Felidia’s. Our neighboring diners were gracious and friendly and by the time we left both my daughter and I felt as though we were part of a “ family” of persons who were all enjoying amazing meals.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

A superb evening, from beginning to end. Nothing could have been approved upon.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Consistently excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

My daughter's birthday. Best meal and service!!!! Our favorite restaurant in NYC!! I have been coming here for over 25 years and never been disappointed. The food and service are the best!!!

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

It was amazing

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2.0Dined on March 26, 2018

The starter was tasty but the veal dish was stringy. So I was not happy with that. My wife ordered salmon which was dry or over cooked. Its northern Italian cooking so there were many meat dishes on the menu. A neighboring table ordered a pasta dish which looked better than my choice. The service was very good and ambiance was too. But I think they could be better in the kitchen

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Exquisite!

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We were seated upstairs. The tables are close to one another and it was very noisy. The service was attentive but not overly. The food was okay not spectacular and the prices are a bit high but probably competitive with this level restaurant. They were able to accommodate one guests food allergy. I would suggest asking for the Mahogany room which appeared to be quieter.

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