Il Gattopardo

4.6
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$50 and over
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Italian
IL GATTOPARDO family is committed to producing top quality Southern Italian gastronomy, to the use of authentic ingredients, and to keeping the tradition of Italian culture and hospitality vibrant and passionate. Be well, keep in touch, and buon appetito! Paula and Gianfranco Sorrentino

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Sun 12:00PM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 3:00PM 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:00PM 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 10:00PM
Sat 12:00PM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 3:00PM 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 10:00PM

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome, it was very lovely evening.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

You all should put up a back and side wall on the lex side so cars and trucks are less annoying

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vipPierre
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best Italian in town; Luigi and Giorgo always take a good care of guests. We love it and will keep going!

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GenieneS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was wonderful. Food so delicious Glad to see they are up and running.

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vipFoodie60
New York Area
43 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best birthday dinner. We come here weekly and it’s always phenomenal. Food, service, hospitality all great! Thank you Luigi!

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PeterF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

perfectly cooked pasta, with a bottarga sauce that just melted in your mouth. And the wine pairing was perfect

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SeAnPenn
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious as always!

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Axila
New England
5 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed an excellent dinner at Il Gattopardo. The food was fantastic, the service was attentive (but not intrusive), and atmosphere was comfortable. While the restaurant - like all fine dining establishments in New York - must be suffering financially due to the need to reduce the number of tables, the experience from the patron's standpoint really couldn't be better.

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DL1317
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a great afternoon at Il Gattopardo. The service was excellent. Our writer Oscar was a pleasure. The food was deliscious. We sat out side and the set up was lovely considering the situation we are in with covid. Im looking forward to going back to this beautiful restaurant. The inside is also beautiful and very clean . The restrooms were perfectly clean. This is important to me. 5 stars for this place.

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CarynM
New England
5 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely outdoor dining and the service was outstanding. The food was very flavorful except the veal was chewy.

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vipeatalot
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Fantastic venue where you think your rome, the homemade lasagna was outstanding and the lentil soup was also terrific ! Highly recommend and always wait for the specials before deciding

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vipFranco
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful to be back at this stylish restaurant with impeccable service. The outside seating area is beautiful! Thank you!

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KellyC
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, the service was perfect, and the outdoor seating area they created is lovely.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A New York Classic that never disappoints. The food and service were outstanding as always. Luigi the som took amazing care of us and recommended the most amazing wine. Additionally their outdoor dining for COVID is one of the best I have seen in the city. Thank you for a magical evening!

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vipStella
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful to return to Il Gattopardo. Like visiting Italy for a wonderful multi-course meal. The service is exquisite, with attention, recommendations and even pairing our wines. Specials are always a treat as is the regular menu. Excellent Halibut Ravioli this time round with Burrata and Octopus as appetizers. And oh the dessert was like being at a bakery and freshly made Cheesecake to end with a wonderful cafe. The seating outdoors and indoors is considerate and sensitive to our current Covid-19 concerns. Wonderful meal, comfortable and felt cared for food and safety. Thank you so much we missed you.

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vipMatthewG
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very attentive staff, food was delicious and well prepared, and indoor environment situated perfectly for customer comfort and safety. Excellent experience, thank you.

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vipNewyorker
New York Area
136 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect in every way. We shared a salad and had 2 entrees, sea-bass and home made pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage. The sea-bass was brilliantly prepared and filleted. Wine selection is very good. All was so delicious! The setting is lovely with many plants and well spaced tables. Service is very attentive and pleasant. We had a wonderful experience to top off our morning at Moma. My best dining experience since the start of Covid.

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vipADCurry
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Il Gattopardo’s outdoor dining is a silver lining of the Pandemic. The delicious food they’ve long spoiled us with — now in a gracious plein d’or setting! Buon Appetito!

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GailG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding dinner, amazing manager and attentive staff.
The food was delicious and the outdoor seating was pleasurable.

Il Gattopardo has always been a favorite and certainly our last visit was no exception.
We are thrilled the energy is coming back to NYC!

Grazie mille Il Gattopardo for making our evening so enjoyable.

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vipdiner112
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were both amazing! Fresh and delicious!

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MacA
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good food, great service, and an even better ambience! Perfect date spot!

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SeAnPenn
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Il Gattopardo is FIVE STARS all around. The food, service and ambience were all wonderful! We had 5 courses (Zuppa di Ceci, Insalate, Paccheri Genovese, Vitello Milanese and dessert) and every bite was delicious. The cocktails and wine list were also fantastic. The outdoor seating was beautiful and clearly much thought and attention was given to setting tables up for social distancing. We are looking forward to another dinner at Il Gattopardo very soon!

Sergio & Cori

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fabiod
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and exquisite authentic southern italian food as vetted by my wife and I, both off the boat. Highly recommend

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vipLindaP
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfection!

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vipFoodie60
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our dinner was spectacular as always. Service is wonderful and the food is amazing. Lorenzo took great care of us. This is our go to place. 5 Stars!!!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely lovely place. They did a spectacular job with the outdoor dining experience. Staff is well trained and service level high. Of course, the food is delicious.

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LindaS
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fabulous meal! Our party of 4 was seated outside, down the stairs so we were by ourselves. We shared the eggplant ravioli for our primi and the steak for our secondi. Both were delicious.

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vipCaren
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great setting on a quiet side street even with the pandemic.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great job servicing your clients in a safe way. The outdoor space is comfortable and the tables, sufficiently distant. The staff is all very polite, keep their distance as they can and in masks, properly worn!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful lunch outdoors. Service was outstanding and ambiance was really lovely as you are surrounded by beautiful NY townhouses on one side and MOMA on the other. Vibes are elegant but not stuffy. Highly recommend!

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Gaspa
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect service! Awesome food! Great wine and environment.

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vipDiningNearMoma
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

fantastic food. great pasta, great fish. miss the indoors but it is a very comfortable set up outside. north side of the street, across from the moma garden.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They did an amazing outdoor seating

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vipangelop
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Excellent food , service ,and attention to detail. A great experience.

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BayRidg
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was the first night the restaurant was opened. A great New York experience. I had the cavatelli and it was cooked to perfection. It stormed during the evening and the staff was extraordinary in protecting everyone. Gave us a complementary dessert. This is now my go to restaurant.

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JohnP
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and good Service

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BBRR
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience2

A favorite restaurant for many years.
This time it was for an important business lunch.
They messed up the reservation and gave our table to someone else, which they admitted to doing. Instead they seated us at the table opposite the kitchen door. Worst in the restaurant. Did nothing to apologize or make up for it. Restaurant was not crowded so no reason for it. Very disappointing and very unlike their usual attentiveness. Waiter didn't even try to smile. Will think twice next time.

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vipmetropolitaine
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Everything was professionally served and we enjoyed our meals. I had a special of St Peters fish that was cooked on the bone and filleted before it was served. A crispy salad of lettuces and carrots was a light and fresh way to start off the meal. Our waiter, who was delightful, gave us excellent wine advice. The room became a little bit noisy as more diners arrived but all in all it was a serene and elegant dinner.

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vipFoodie60
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening. Enzo was the best.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

This was my 3rd time to eat here. The food was a real disappointment this time. I ordered a salad and it seemed tasteless. It just had no taste. I think I was the first salad. My entree was ok, but not anything special. I had lasagna.
My husband ordered octopus and said it was a disappointment, as well. His fish entree was very good. He had cod. We stayed at the Peninsula around the corner, so it was a nice walk and thought it would be a great choice for us, but the quality of the food was not up to par and not worth the high prices at all.
Sorry to say, but think you need to know.

FAQs

Il Gattopardo offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 246-0412.

Il Gattopardo is rated 4.6 stars by 1562 OpenTable diners.

Il Gattopardo does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/il-gattopardo-13-15-west-54th-street/giftcards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.