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About Il Gattopardo

Dear Friends

After 12 years at Il Gattopardo’s original location, is with joy that we welcome you to The Rockefeller Townhouses, our new home at 13-15 West 54th Street. In the new house, Il Gattopardo gains an intimate bar space and a marvelous private event room with capacity up to 120 seats. The main dining room has been designed to translate our vision of comfort, modernity, but above all, simplicity, and to keep alive Il Gattopardo’s understated elegance.

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!

Gianfranco & Paula

13-15 W. 54th St.
New York, NY 10019
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm;
Lunch / Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm;

Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm,

Sunday Dinner: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cross Street:
5th Ave & 6th Ave.

Dress Code:
Jacket Preferred

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 246-0412

Website:
http://www.ilgattopardonyc.com/

Catering:
Il Gattopardo runs a busy Catering Department which offers highly personalized full off-site event services for business and private customers. Amongst our regulars: the Italian Chamber of Commerce in New York, the Italian Consulate in New York, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Italian Academy at Columbia University, the Italian Culinary Academy, the Association of Italian-American Women in New York, Benetton USA, FIAT USA, the Museum of Modern Art, the Folk Art Museum, the Museum of Art and Design, Manolo Blahnik, Fendi, Cartier, Marian Goodman Gallery, etc.

Parking Details:
The 1345 Garage:


101-41 West 54th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, on the left side of the street, under the Ziegfeld Theater)

(212) 245-8708

Gallant Parking
1330 Avenue of the Americas
Entrance by 53rd Street and 54th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
(212) 586 0169

Executive Chef:
Vito Gnazzo

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

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Private Dining

Our three restaurants - the flagship space IL GATTOPARDO, the rustic Italian enoteca MOZZARELLA & VINO, and the romantic NYC landmark THE LEOPARD at des Artistes - are dedicated to serving the highest quality authentic Italian cuisine, served with warm, professional hospitality.

Il Gattopardo Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (34)
Special Occasion (34)
Neighborhood Gem (31)
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Romantic (28)
Authentic (27)
Business Meals (26)
Quiet Conversation (26)
Good for Anniversaries (25)
Fit for Foodies (24)
Notable Wine List (22)
Great for Lunch (22)
Cozy (21)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Seasonal (8)
Fun (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Live Music (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Casual (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Healthy (3)
People Watching (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Tapas (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 19 hours ago

Professional and enjoyable in all aspects: food, presentation, service, setting. Frequently take friends and clients and family.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I have been going to IlanaGattopardo for years. Food, ambiance, service are excellent. I would like to see more wines available by the glass at reasonable prices.,,

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·Dined 4 days ago

Somos de Buenos Aires, estamos de vacaciones en Nueva York y festejamos nuestro aniversario número 42 en este restaurante y realmente no hay palabras para halagarlo: simplemente MAGISTRAL en todo sentido.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

A great Italian restaurant. On time seating, great food, excellent service - cannot do better in NYC. Try the wine from the big bottle - but be prepared for the price it commands.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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food5
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Wonderful brunch completely enjoyed the meal and the ambiance. We will return next time in NYC.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Romantic
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Best Italian restaurant in Manhattan in my opinion.

Tags: Seasonal, Romantic
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·Dined on February 8, 2018

Much too loud. Very annoying in such a good restaurant. You need a lot of sound-proofing because of your low ceiling. A real problem.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Meh. Wanted to like it a lot more than I did. Service was well-intentioned but execution was not there. Twenty minute long wait after our reservation start time, friendly host but he never brought us menus, wound up eating at the bar and the bartender disappeared on us. Would not recommend. Expensive and unremarkable food.

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Il Gattopardo is an old-fashioned New York gem that always feel like a treat. The staff is impeccable, kind, attentive, and pleasurable.
The cuisine is incredible and not pretentious.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Very attentive staff and excellent if you are going for an Italian dinner. We went for brunch - The food was barely average and the pricing for orange juice and coffee was too high. Orange juice was served with tons of ice cubes instead of straight up. We were very disappointed.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Dining here is a delight. We do so whenever we have the opportunity to see a matinee in the area. Considering we live well outside of NY state, this is a true complement.

Tags: Fun, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Comfort Food
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Spectacular as always

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The music at the Jazz Brunch was not jazz. The musicians were unprepared for the venue and after each song would discuss what they wanted to play. The food had great flavor but portions were way too small. Brunch selections were not really good and not what one would expect for brunch options. Service was lacking from the waiter. The manager was warm and welcoming.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Food was great so was the service.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Best Italian restaurant this side of the Atlantic. Fanatical foodies, clairvoyant waiters, fabulous (and reasonably priced) wine list.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Visiting NYC for my husbands birthday and were double booked at another restaurant. Caught in a bind, we found Il Gattopardo on a list of great pre-theater restaurants in Midtown. The dinner ended up being the best meal I have ever had. Unfortunately, I am unable to share the dish I had because the waiter had recommended it and I never even saw it on the menu. It was heavenly. The wine list was great and the dessert menu was divine. The staff was attentive and saw to it that we had a great evening.

The setting is great and the food is so authentic.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

A terrific lunch, very attentative and warm staff, delicious food wonderful space

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Live Music
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food4
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Underwhelming food and service in nice atmosphere with average but slow service at a premium price. Noise level simply unacceptable for normal conversation. Would never return, nor recommend to anyone.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Wonderful food, great atmosphere and excellent service made for an awesome meal.

Tags: Romantic, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Tapas
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Service was disappointing. The two welcome appetizers they provided were dull and not tasty. Regular menu ok. Entrees were satisfactory but given the pricing, disappointing.
Seemed to be mostly business groups.
Would not book again

Tags: Good for Groups
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food3
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Always superb. Had not been to the new location since I moved from New York. Nicer space, but food just as delicious as before.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 16, 2018

A very fine authentic southern Italian dining experience. Dishes were delicious; service was excellent

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food5
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We had a lovely night out on the town. The food and wine was amazing. I highly recommend the Veal Loin and Halibut. Enjoy!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 10, 2018

One of my favorites. Greeting is always so welcoming and friendly. The food never disappoints.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Excellent food. Recommended anytime.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Unbelievable from start to finish!
Authentic and genuine Italian with the same vibe as Italy.
The food is for particular foodies and it won’t disappoint.
Wine complimented the food and was recommendation from our waiter.
Grazie for an unforgettable experience

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Casual, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We go often and it is always great.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The unique uncomfortable situation was at the reception when the Maître tried to place us in a bad table, close to the door in a freezing windy day, having available tables best located, even if I had done the reservation almost one month before. But the rest was perfect, the waiters, the food, the ambiance, etc.

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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Seafood ravioli was not fresh and had a foul smell. Restaurant is located in the garden level and the basement of the building, the restaurant lacks the ambience of the historic building.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Amazing restaurant with autentic foood
A must go in midtown

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We love this place, returning year after year on our annual NYC trips. Inventive cuisine, spectacular service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

All very good!

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 (Montreal)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Excellent place to enjoy an Italian inspired meal with terrific service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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food5
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Overall, I thought it was overpriced, even for New York City. I had the roast pork with braised broccoli rabe. I am not that familiar with southern Italian food, but this dish as uninspired. The pork was tender but not very flavorful. The broccoli rabe was good. My wife had the seafood risotto and we both thought it to be very, very good. I would certainly recommend that dish. Overall, I think that next time we will eat at Bistro Milano again. That restaurant is only half a block away and the food and wine present a better overall value with an excellent experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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food3
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 27, 2017

This was part of our daughters Xmas present after seeing Jersey Boys!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Although it was okay, the price was high for the experience. We have enjoyed their sister restaurant next door so we expected more.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Our Christmas lunch began with a salad of wonderfully dressed wild chicory ("Puntarelle") followed by broiled Dover sole and a bottle of Pallagrello bianco...magnifico!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Very arrogant personnel, tried to put us on the worst table of a completely empty restaurant just because we were with a child. Disrespectful to say the least.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Absolutely delighted. The Christmas Menu were perfect. We had a great experience.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We had a great time at il Gattopardo (The Leopard) Christmas Eve. Highly Recommend and we will be back!

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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