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Isabelle’s Osteria

4.6
4.6
388 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian

Isabelle's Osteria is a New Restaurant in NYC offering Italian/Mediterranean Fare.

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Booked 45 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Mediterranean

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed 11:30 am–10:00 pm Thu 11:30 am–10:30 pm Fri 11:30 am–11:00 pm Sat 10:00 am–11:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 388-1145

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    James Tracey

  • Catering

    off premise catering available for guests from 10-200 inquire within

  • Private party facilities

    Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Isabelle's Osteria can accommodate all of your special event needs. Our Private Room offers sit down events for up to 45 guests and cocktail parties for up to 75 guests

  • Private party contact

    General Manager: (855) 900-5785

  • Neighborhood

    Gramercy / Flatiron

  • Cross street

    20th Street

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    6 to 23rd Street<br />4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R to 14th Street Union Square

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 388 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    The service was good however it took a while to be seated.

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    Delicious! Creative spin on salads, chicken cooked to perfection!

  3. JK

    JulieK

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall1food3service4ambience1

    Marginal and I think I’m now deaf

  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I have been to Isabelle’s three times, and after the last time I felt compelled to leave a review. I brought a party of 8 into the restaurant for my sisters birthday and every single staff member was amazing. From the manager who took our birthday cake at the front door to the wait staff, everyone was so friendly and attentive that it almost made me… uncomfortable?? because it’s so rare. Maybe restaurant AI is getting out of control and they were robots? Whatever, I’ll take it. The salmon and Caesar are amazing and the budino is what you write home about. I found this restaurant because of the head chef’s fiancé who is a food blogger. MARRY THAT MAN, GIRL. Best IG find in a while.

  5. DD

    DianeD

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Our dinner was to celebrate a friend's birthday. It was a warm evening so we reserved an outdoor table; also the birthday girl wanted to bring her dog. The staff was awesome; we did not know if we wanted to sit outdoors or in an outdoor structure. It turned out that that was warm and stuffy. We changed our mind twice and the staff was patient and pleasant and gave us a table for five which we requested. The menu is great with a wonderful variety of pasta dishes and entrees. The wait staff was very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The dishes we ordered were Parpadelle with lamb ragu, Prawns, and Pork Chop Milanese. We all loved our meals. we shared one dessert, Olive Oil Cake, that was superb. We left satisfied, happy, and full!

  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely meal, would definitely go back!

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was my first time at Isabelle’s Osteria but I will be back. The food was superior and the service was professional.

  8. ED

    EricDuane

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience3

    For the money, there are a lot of better choices for pasta. Service was attentive.

  9. B

    Bori

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food. Large portions. Nice location and Brain, our server, was great .

  10. AM

    AndrewM

    Chicago

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    I’ve been here a few times. Food is always good, drinks are always good. Will come again

  11. MW

    MichaelW

    New York Area

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3

    The food was absolutely mediocre. Not sure how Italian can be so flavorless.

  12. MM

    MikaylaM

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Love this Italian spot - good food and service every visit. The burrata is banging and the wine list is excellent.

  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    Hostess was not friendly and my salmon was very over cooked on a bed of sad greens. Location was great.

  14. JD

    JeanneD

    Dallas

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I have been there 3 times now and the food is excellent! I love the roasted beet appetizer. The fluke crudo was awesome and I have ordered the Grain salad every time I have been there. Great service - definitely a neighborhood repeat!

  15. JL

    JamieL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Amazing staff, everyone is so welcoming. I haven’t had a bad meal there yet.

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food3service2ambience2

    The AC was broken and the service was not great!

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service1ambience1

    The AC was broken. We waited 1 hour for our drinks.

  18. C

    Cece888

    Phoenix

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience2

    The endive salad was delicious and the service was good. The flavor of our pasta dishes was good but the pasta was very undercooked. The restaurant was also very hot and the music was too loud (it also didn’t seem to fit the ambiance of the place).

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I was in the city with a friend and we were looking for places to eat that were walking distance from where we were and this was one of the 1st places that popped up on Open Table. Once we got our food and drinks, we were happy with our choice. The ambiance was great. The wait staff were very attentive and helpful. The drinks were amazing. The decor of the place is so cute. Definitely would come here again!

  20. CP

    CPer

    New York Area

    40 reviews

    4.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    Food and service were excellent. A bit pricey for lunch of pasta but it WAS delicious!

  21. KC

    KatieC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food! This is the kind of restaurant you can take your time in and really enjoy your dinner and company!

  22. R

    Robyn

    Raleigh

    97 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    97 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    LOVE this restaurant. Went there on our first date, one year anniversary, Valentine's day and other opportunity we get!

  23. j

    jmnm

    New England

    11 reviews

    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall3food5service3ambience2

    Food was great. Service was very mixed. Took about 15-20 minutes to get a drink order going. Server was then very aggressive about ordering and wanting us to order from the night's specials. Not welcoming at all. The real negative for us was the noise. It's a real busy place so you expect noise but on top of that they have extremely loud music playing and it's bizarre songs that are rock songs, have nothing to do with the theme of the restaurant and make it impossible to talk. A real disconnect. They definitely don't need the music. Thought we were the only ones bothered but then the young couple next to us left early because the music was so distracting. Great food that doesn't get to be the feature of the evening. Unfortunate.

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Every time we come to isabelles its an absolute blast! The music, energy, and decor. 10/10 would recommend to anyone. The salmon, steak, lumache, caesar salad and cauliflower are my favorites!

  25. g

    gladgirl

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful as always. From the meatballs to the salads to the pastas!!!! Bravo!!!!

  26. IM

    IsabelleM

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    The most delicious food creative and unique tastes . Loved it

  27. F

    Fuudee

    Naples

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    All of the meals were excellent. The restaurant needs sound panels to enhance conversation

  28. RJ

    RichardJ

    New York Area

    48 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2

    Checking in with the hostess was confusing and a bit unfriendly. It was overly crowded for an early Saturday evening (7 pm), and really loud. We have been many times before with a very different experience. It felt more like a nightclub than a restaurant. We felt somewhat rushed. Would think twice about going back.

  29. b

    ballet16

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Very professional service and everything we had was delicious. Our reservation was honored w/o a problem. We would certainly return

  30. EP

    EkaterinaP

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Lovely food, lovely atmosphere, bit loud for a cosy date, more of a friends catch up place

  31. ST

    ScottT

    New York Area

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on April 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and service. Will be back there very soon!!

  32. NY

    NYCTeacher

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The pastas were fresh, the service was excellent and there is a nice selection of wines.

  33. JD

    JannieD

    Denver

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I was impressed how delicious the food was, everyone liked their meal, party of 8.

  34. B

    Britt

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience3

    Food was delicious, service was sadly lacking. Inattentive server and the host was a bit rude, hoping it was just an off night due to a busy Friday…because the pasta dishes we ordered were amazing.

  35. CH

    ChristinaH

    Nashville

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3

    Food was cold and so expensive

  36. E

    Elbatanouny

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic place for small and large groups ! No one rushed us to leave and the drinks were flowing. Great place !

  37. JS

    JennaS

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Isabelles is one of my absolute favorite Italian spots in the city! All their pasta dishes are incredible, you really can’t go wrong. Most recently I tried their Lumache pasta and it might be one of my favorite meals I’ve had dining out. My friends got the mushroom lasagna and a pesto pasta dish and both also raved about it. Highly suggest starting with their Tuscan kale salad and a passion fruit cocktail! Finished the meal with tiramisu and espresso martinis. A bit pricy but considering what we ordered it’s not ridiculously overpriced. Service was attentive and timely.

  38. TN

    T50NY

    New York Area

    50 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great brunch! Food selection is very good & everything was delicious! Very good service. Really like this restaurant.

  39. l

    lynn

    New York Area

    55 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    55 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall4food5service2ambience5

    Food excellent. Overall service lacking. First Manager/Host seared us at the worst possible table for 2 in a deserted restaurant. We asked to move. Next poorly trained waiter brought water and menus then disappeared for more than 10 minutes seemingly to attend a morning staff meeting. Completely unacceptable. Barbounia always has such meetings early on Brunch Sundays but also makes some servers available. Waiter continued un available and after waiting we ask other service staff for assistance which they provided Asked for bread after mushroom omelet was served without any. I was finished with omelet and waiter finally returned saying they were working on the “bread machine”. The restaurant has great potential but this is our second bad experience. All management issues!!!

  40. GT

    GraceT

    London

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience2

    Really salty food. The front of house had no clue what’s going on with reservation and not very efficient at allocating the seats.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Isabelle’s Osteria using the Order Online button. Isabelle’s Osteria also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 388-1145.

Isabelle’s Osteria is rated 4.6 stars by 388 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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Booked 45 times today
Google Map for Isabelle’s Osteria

245 Park Ave S New York, NY 10003

Additional information

  • Cross street

    20th Street

  • Neighborhood

    Gramercy / Flatiron

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed 11:30 am–10:00 pm Thu 11:30 am–10:30 pm Fri 11:30 am–11:00 pm Sat 10:00 am–11:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Mediterranean

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    6 to 23rd Street4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R to 14th Street Union Square

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    James Tracey

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 388-1145

  • Catering

    off premise catering available for guests from 10-200 inquire within

  • Private party facilities

    Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Isabelle's Osteria can accommodate all of your special event needs. Our Private Room offers sit down events for up to 45 guests and cocktail parties for up to 75 guests

  • Private party contact

    General Manager: (855) 900-5785

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