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LArtusi

4.8
1875 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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Opened in December of 2008, L'Artusi is the second restaurant from the team that brought dell'anima to the West Village.



Executive Chef Joe Vigorito, Pastry Chef Jessica Craig, and Beverage Director Annecherie Saludo share their expertise in Italian cuisine and Epicurean Hospitality. Featuring refined rustic cuisine, a crudo bar, specialty cheese program, private dining room, and a walk-in wine cellar, L’Artusi offers guests a variety of dining options in a warm, friendly vibe.



Our 110 seat restaurant, designed by Brooke Maples, features two floors of comfortable banquette seating, extended traditional bar, cheese bar and a chef's counter over-looking the open kitchen. Private dining opportunities are also available in our 2500 bottle walk-in wine cellar.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sundays: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 12:00am

Private Party Facilities: L'Artusi can accommodate both small and large groups for private dining. For parties of nine or more, please contact our event coordinator for more information.
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Phone number
(212) 255-5757
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Gabriel Thompson
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Private party facilities
L'Artusi can accommodate both small and large groups for private dining. Please contact our event coordinator for more information.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between Bleecker and Hudson
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Parking details
A public parking garage is located across the street from the restaurant.
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Public transit
1 train to Christopher Street, and A, B, C, D, E, F & V trains to West 4th Street.
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Special events & promotions
L'Artusi can accommodate private dining events for groups of up to 120 people, making us the perfect location for business dinners, social gatherings, rehearsal dinners and many other events. Our private Wine Cellar can accommodate up to 16 people for a seated dinner and the upstairs mezzanine can hold up to 50 people for cocktails and dinner. The entire restaurant is also available for full buy-outs and can accommodate up to 120 people. Please e-mail Amelia Henderson at amelia@lartusi.com for more information.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 1875 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.7
service
4.6
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4.5
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined a day ago

Food was great and service too

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Just a great dining experience! the cheese and crackers, the mushrooms and the pasta all excellent. and the hazelnut torte with salted caramel gelato was to die for, But the highlight of the experience was Martin out server! The wine he recommended was great and his choices of the 3 amaris we tasted was exceptional! Thanks martin! Hope to be back soon!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Always amazing. What makes a great restaurant is one that is consistently great every time. That is L’Artusi. Whatever we have is creative and delicious.. Service is excellent. The wine list extensive with many reasonable options, but you can’t go wrong with their cocktails either. And we think it’s a great value. The atmosphere is vibrant and welcoming. Truly a special place.
Reserve well ahead for tables. .

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

LArtusi is one of my favorite places in NY. An impressive wine list, excellent food, great service, classy ambiance - everything is on the highest level. We, a party of three, arrived 30 min earlier for dinner and were sat immediately on a larger table for 6. This was our second time here, and we couldn’t get over how all dishes were just outstanding - we were joking that we need to order everything from the menu to find something that wasn’t excellent. This is one of my favorite restaurants ever, I can’t recommend it enough! Also, it’s right next to my favorite NY jazz club - Smalls - so you could come dine here before or after performances!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We had a wonderful time! The food was fantastic! Great atmosphere as well.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Favorite restaurant in NYC 6+ years running. Never disappoints, not even a little

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Absolutely fabulous. Every. Single. Interaction. I had a 9:15 reservation for two, but my brother decided to join us and the hostesses were happy to accommodate us. I was shocked it was even possible, but they gave us a lovely corner table. My husband arrived right from the airport and they also stored three backs for him-so appreciative! The server was fantastic and we never had to look twice to have a water glass or cocktail refilled. I had the hanger steak and it was out of this world. The crispy potatoes were incredible and it also came with a whipped chive cream of some sort? I’m not exactly sure what it was, but it was a great compliment to the meal. We also did Brussel sprouts and they were delicious. This is a hard restaurant to get in to, but I’m SO happy I made the reservations a month ago. Best meal I’ve had in a long time-and my husband and I are quite the foodies!! Well done, L’Artusi!

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1.0Dined on April 4, 2018

I brought my girlfriend to l’atrusi on Tuesday night for her bday and our experience was horrible. Firstly the table provided to us was inconvenient and was next to the kitchen, we had people on both sides of us and we could hear each other speak because the tables next to us were very loud. Then we asked the waiter for help with the menu and he did walk us through it but he made us order so much food that we could not finish... 3 dishes were more than enough for 2 people but we ended having 5 dishes. Lastly, i ordered an icecream and cake with candles on it for to surprise her. Since it was only the two of us I expected a happy moment for her, where usually the waitresses help and sing happy bday together. Instead it, they dropped the cake at the table, said a very cold “Happy Birthday “ and walked away. She was looking at me so disappointed, that she didn’t even wanted to blow the candles. I know how special her bday is and I thought I made the best decision knowing that she loves italian food.
She said it was the saddest birthday of her life, she hated the food, the service , it was supposed to be a happy memory for us. My girlfriend left the restaurant crying and I will never forgive myself for bringing her this terrible experience.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Gracious yet unpretentious service. Excellent meal. Strikes a great balance that is 'just right'. Gen Mgr knows hospitality. Mushrooms with fried egg, olive oil cake, are truly that good. We had a non mushroom eater that went back for more. My daughter had the seemingly simplest pasta on the menu and it was superb. (Would not recommend this restaurant for young children but our food savvy teens really enjoyed it. Despite slightly tight quarters as many NYC restaurants, each table enjoys cozy & comfortable ambience.)

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Always a pleasure dining @ this west village gem

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2018

My previous meal at L'Artusi was fabulous. This time, it was more of a mixed experience. Service is great - let's get that said right away. And two pasta dishes were terrific - the ravioli pyramide are both beautiful and scrumptious and the orecchiette with sausage, although over-salted, were delicious. Octopus was okay; crispy sweetbreads were awful and the server took them off our bill. The olive oil cake is divine.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

We went to three different Italian restaurants whilst in NYC and l’artusi Was by far the best.

The food looked and tasted great.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Was truly an unbelievable experience! From the host to our server and the FOOD. Everything was worth the hype and the month long wait. I would love to come back often. I hope reservations stop filling up so fast.

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2.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Made a note in my reservation that it was my husbands birthday and asked that a candle be placed in our dessert. No candle was provided and when I said something to the waitress, she was so rude about it

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

From the ambiance, to the service, to the artfully crafted cocktails and extensive wine list, to the most delicious housemade ricotta and other plates, everything was absolutely delightful. The staff there are quite knowledgeable and are very helpful in pairing the perfect bottle of wine with the right dishes to satisfy all diners. Will definitely be headed back there as well as recommending to friends.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

4th time at L'Artusi, as amazing as ever. Outstanding food, good service. The carpaccio is mind-blowing.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

L'Artusi has phenomenal food and the service and atmosphere live up to the quality of what's coming out of the kitchen. My wife and I had an excellent meal–we really indulged, getting a beet salad appetizer, two pastas, the roasted chicken, and the olive oil cake. We wished we had room for more at the end of the meal. Excellent in every way.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Thus is literally my fav restaurant in NYC. I’ve been to many many 4 and 5 star restaurants of all types, and the service, food, and general recognition of being repeat guests was much appreciated. This is *so delicious*. Honestly, everything is delish. Tonight was beef carpaccio, mushroom vegetable dish, spaghetti, cod, and olive cake. Yes, lots of food but right sized portions. This food easily rivals the best food I’ve had in the best parts of Italy. Our 4th visit, and 5 stars across the board, brunch included. Will be back as often as possible.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Staff was wonderful. I informed them i was celebrating my sisters birthday & they bought out complimentary dishes on the house

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Our favorite place year after year! Best atmosphere, always accommodating, friendly, and the beautiful food. Delicious and Devine!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Very enjoyable

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Truly amazing. No wonder they are booked out so far. Pasta!!!

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Mediocre food and service

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We were seated 30 minutes later than our reservation time, and it appeared that others who arrived later were getting seated before us, which was not a good experience. Had to ask the front three times before getting seated. It was also very busy once we were seated and we had 3 different servers/waiters, which was confusing. The food, however, made up for it.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Hands down one of the best dining experiences I have had in NYC. 10 out of 10 would recommend to anyone for a casual meal or celebration.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

My wife and I went to L’Artusi on our honeymoon and enjoyed one of the most memorable dinners we could have hoped for. We were hesitant about even coming because we could only get a reservation for 10 pm, but upon walking trough the doors, we knew we’d made the right choice.

We had at least six great conversations with different employees and had the sense that they wanted to celebrate alongside us. They helped us with the menu so that we could orchestrate a dinner that was balanced and delicious.

The food was well portioned and each dish was distinct, but within theme. We especially enjoyed the roasted mushrooms and the tuna.

Drinks were great and advised with thought and care.

More than that, the total dining experience was fun, personable, delicious, and one that we’ll treasure for a long time to come.

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3.0Dined on March 7, 2018

We went on a snowy night and it was empty. We sat, but no one came to take our order. Finally we had to stop a waitress that was passing by to place an order. And it took forever for the apps to come out. And forever to get the second course. And forever to get the third. After that still no one came to our table so I had to ask a bus boy to get dessert. The party that sat while we were eating our second course finished their meal by the time we got our third course. I felt bad that I didn't have any cash on me, because the tip I put on the bill was 100% intended for the bus boy who refilled water / took dirty dishes. I had a very high expectation of this place but probably won't return again. Service was pretty much non-existent for $160 bill for two.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

L’artusi always exceeds expectations, ranging from atmosphere, to service, to the olive oil that comes with the bread, to the delicious pastas and meats, etc. Every experience here has been absolutely amazing and it has become a staple for me and my boyfriend.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Amazing food and the service was awesome. Can’t wait to go back and try the rest of the menu!

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3.0Dined on March 5, 2018

The food at LArtusi is delicious but my main issue is the service. Before I finished my appetizer my main course was already on the table. They really don't give you enough time to savor and digest the meal. Right before I could order another drink, I had the bill placed on the table. It seems that they want people in and out the door in less than an hour.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

We had a great dinner at L'Artusi. The staff is extremely welcoming, knowledgable, and professional. The food is always consistent and full of flavor, I would highly recommend the spaghetti with garlic and chili.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Went here for an anniversary dinner and the service and food were both exceptional. The team treated us to some Prosecco on the house when we arrived and a beautiful Pasta dish from the chef too.
The food was simply delicious. Amazing pasta and superb apps too.
The restaurant is gorgeous - highly recommended. Can't wait to go again.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Fantastic food!!
The wine list is very expensive!
Too noisy but amazing food

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Amazing food as always. Everything is delicious

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Second trip and it was outstanding again. An excellent champagne, octopus perfection. We had a gluten/dairy sensitivity and several custom entrees were suggested. Olive oil cake not to be missed. There will be a third time!!

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Service was great! Food was better! Only complaint I have is the rabbit gnocchi had a bone in it, which is never appetizing. Regardless, I will be coming back!

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Our waiter, Martin, made a flawless wine suggestion for our meal. Everything was delicious for not outrageous prices. We had a wonderful meal, everyone was delightful, and we had a great date night! We will definitely be back! (We made the reservation in the first place because the head chef is a Buckeye!)

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

I went for my birthday dinner with my boyfriend and we both agreed that the small dishes were just enough food between us. We ordered about 5 dishes and the dishes are split into groups like Crudo, Vegetables, Meat, and Fish. The food tasted delicious and we finished everything. The wine and drink list was enormous like a story book. The service was pleasant and top knotch.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

We had a memorable meal with very good food. The bucatini and sauce were sublime. Our Waiter, Dennis was excellent. He provided great service and was very helpful with recommendations (when asked) and very friendly. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Always amazing

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