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LAVO Italian Restaurant - New York, New York, NY

LAVO Italian Restaurant - New York

4.6
4.6
3250 Reviews
$31 to $50
Unspecified
Famously known for signature menu items including the 1 lb. Meatball topped with Sheep’s Milk Ricotta, homemade pasta, and desserts; LAVO Italian Restaurant is the destination dining experience for those looking to enjoy a quality meal in a lively and sophisticated setting. Post-dinner, the party continues downstairs at LAVO Nightclub, the subterranean playground where top DJs play the latest hits.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 50 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Unspecified

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Thu–Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (212) 750-5588

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Ralph Scamardella

  • Catering

    Please call the restaurant at 212.750.5588 and ask to speak with a Manager re: catering. We're happy to assist you.

  • Private party facilities

    Private dining available for groups of 10-600.

  • Private party contact

    TAO Group Sales: (212) 399-3097

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown East

  • Cross street

    Madison and Park Avenues

  • Parking details

    Parking Garages available on 57th, 58th, & 59th Streets between Lexington & Park Avenues. We do not validate. No valet parking.

  • Public transit

    4,5,& 6 (Green Line) 59th St & Lexington Station, <br />N & R (Yellow Lines) 60th St & 5th Ave Station, and<br />E (Blue Line) 53rd St & Madison Ave Station<br />M (Orange Line) 53rd St & Madison Ave Station

  • Entertainment

    Live DJ nightly

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 3,250 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
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  • New York / Tri-State Area

    Unspecified

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  1. VF

    VirginiaF

    Western NC

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined today

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved it! The Olives are delish with the bread and marinara!
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined today

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Nice food, nice location; service was very good BUT: Chaos at reception; despite reservation we had to wait for 45 minutes!!
  3. AC

    1sttimetoAC

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined today

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    The food was good and the waiter was nice but it took an hour to get our food from the time we sat down. It was really busy which I understand but it took forever.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food5service2ambience4
    Food was excellent! Our waiter was rude and took very little time at our table. We asked to put in order for pizza with drinks for appetizer and he said he needed to put in the whole order at one time. Never came back to see how we were doing etc.
  5. H

    Howard

    Raleigh

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    One of best meals I have had in New York
  6. HP

    HapP

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food is bomb - little pricey but it’s Lavo - impressive vibe. Highly recommend!
  7. EM

    EileenM

    Seattle

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome food! Great atmosphere!
  8. M

    Michael

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious, staff was friendly and accommodating, atmosphere was energetic but not too noisy.
  9. BK

    BettinaK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was excellent, the food was unforgattable!
  10. OS

    OSCAR

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food n service We had a wonderful time Will definitely come back.
  11. SV

    SofiaV

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall3food5service1ambience1
    Food was amazing but sadly the service was not good and it was really loud.
  12. n

    nova

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful restaurant with stylish patrons, food was amazing. Great repertoire of music too!
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience3
    Thanksgiving never again
  14. DS

    DaveS

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Restaurant was very beautiful, service was spot on and food was great! Had Frito Misto for appetizer, which was cooked perfectly, very lightly breaded and very tasty, also had the Prosciutto over melon which was good, nothing special. For entree's we had Pappardelle Bolognese and Penne alla Vodka and both were cooked al dente and sauces were perfect. Server was a very nice woman, cant remember her name, but she is on Broadway and between shows. Only worked there one week and was very knowledgeable about menu and gave great insight into choices. Would recommend this restaurant highly!
  15. BU

    BUSINESS

    Miami

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great Thanksgiving dinner!
  16. KK

    KennethK

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Nice outing.. a bit loud but if that doesn’t bother you, you will have a good time..
  17. D

    Diana

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 16, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    really good food, surprised at the bar the soda water was on tap for the cocktail.
  18. T

    Teee

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Very nice restaurant with a complex variety of food options. Our waitress made the experience amazing with her honesty and kindness.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Thanks Lavo for honoring table request !
  20. CQ

    ChecklistQueen

    Washington DC

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My friend and I brought our kids (ages 7 and 6) to NYC for a Mommy-Kid weekend. We picked this restaurant based on proximity to hotel and Central Park but will definitely pick this restaurant even if we are in the other side of the city next time. George (our server) was attentive but not hovering, the atmosphere was delightful, we sat next to a couple who had been coming to the restaurant weekly since it opened. It was so heart warming to watch how well they were loved and cared for by the servers. Even though we were there for only 2 hours, we felt like family and can’t wait to introduce more friends to this gem. We will definitely be back.
  21. NM

    NoMO

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and service
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 9, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    We were sitting close to the entrance. So every time the dot opened it was really cold. The policy of waiting all attendees to seat does not allow for people to come a bit late if needed
  23. RC

    RalphC

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Good food in pleasant atmosphere.
  24. IF

    ItalianFoodLover

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    Upon walking in I felt a sense of warmth and openess. The hostess was very pleasant. About a 12 minute wait for our table as we were a large group celebrating my birthday. Table spacing seemed a bit tight, but I'm a bigger gal who needs space lol. Drinks were absolutely delicious. The sangra-rita is a must! For apps we had "The Meatball" and let me tell you, that 1 meatball fed all 7 of my guests and we loved it. Savory at its finest. The baked clams were light yet filling, and succulent. I had the lamb chops-medium with garlic mash and cremed spinach....chefs kiss truly. All in all a bit on the pricey side but that is to be expected for Lavo. (We are familar with the las vegas location) I will definitely return!
  25. KM

    KenM

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 3, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Server was good. Restaurant was loud. Food is always great!
  26. JB

    JamesB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and our waiter were equally amazing. One of my favorite restaurants.
  27. N

    Nikki

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Shawn was amazing!!!!!!! Best waiter ever!!!!!!!!
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great ambience, went with the servers recommendations and loved everything.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 28, 2022

    overall1food4service1ambience1
    Horrible Experience Went On A Date With My Girlfriend & The Service Was Horrible. Got Salad Before Bread & Drinks Server Rushed Out Our Main Course. Forgot To Add Spaghetti To My Chicken Parm Order Then Got Mad When I Asked For It. Overall Horrible Service Will Never Bring My Business Back To Them.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Erik was amazing! Thank you so much for making my birthday special!
  31. S

    Saix

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 24, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience4
    Food was great service was ok. I feel the friendliness was a bit forced here which gives me the notion that they are being constantly watched by management. Lastly there was plenty of open seating and was seated in the corner by the kitchen/machinery. My date and I could of been seated in a much better place. Other than that everything was great.
  32. JV

    JVP113

    Las Vegas

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a long day and a Broadway show so it was so pleasant to sit down and feel so welcomed. Our server was fantastic. She made us feel like part of her family. My wife had grilled shrimp that was cooked to perfection. I had a rigatoni dish with eggplant and chunky tomatoes. We had been to LAVO in Las Vegas and loved the NYC location just as much.
  33. AD

    AnonymousDiner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 20, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Pretty lively and good for after work drinks, but the food is just ok. Gets pretty loud so you'll have to shout to talk to the person next to you. Chairs and tables are very uncomfortable to sit in. The square 4-top tables extend to become a round 6-top table so that extension beneath the table makes it hard to cross your legs and sit comfortably. The chairs are a little too high up as well which exacerbate the problem.
  34. D

    jimD

    New England

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on October 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful service and food, great ambience .
  35. DT

    DarioT

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was wonderful and fun dining experience. Our waiter Jose was amazing
  36. R

    Renato

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was pretty good ... It was a special ocasion It was my wife's birthday and She loved ... The only thing I did not like was The Birthday candle that was offered to us it was uncompatible with the glamours place
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 17, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience4
    Awful experiencie. Party of five with my kids. Waited 50 minutes and the food never came. The manager Nichole, treated us very disrespectfully and confronted me as if I were asking for a miracle. They were completely rude, and the service was poor. Finally we left the place without eating after 50 minutes. The manager Nichole didn’t offer even to stay and wait. She just left is leave unfed. That’s not the way a 100 dollar ticket restaurant should treat clients. Will never come back and will discourage anyone O know to go. There’s plenty of great offers in the city.
  38. h

    haghag

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 17, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience1
    The restaurant was overcroded. The people in the near table were basically sitting on us.The waiters did not have space to serve us. Service was terribly slow Soup was served without a spoon and pasta with no parmigiano although we asked for it. A very disappointing experience
  39. MB

    MrBill

    Los Angeles

    19 reviews

    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Much better Italian than expected. The eggplant parm was excellent as were the branzino and black cod. Drinks well done. Some reasonably priced wines. Overall prices were good value. Beautiful atmosphere especially seated from the curved booth.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall1food1service4ambience1
    1h waiting in line Poor vibes High level of noise, screaming! Too bad

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
    • Staff is vaccinated

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You can order delivery directly from LAVO Italian Restaurant - New York using the Order Online button. LAVO Italian Restaurant - New York also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats.

LAVO Italian Restaurant - New York is rated 4.6 stars by 3250 OpenTable diners.

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

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 50 times today

Order delivery or takeout

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  • Order online
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Google Map for LAVO Italian Restaurant - New York

39 E 58th St, New York, NY 10022

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Madison and Park Avenues

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown East

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Thu–Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Unspecified

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Parking Garages available on 57th, 58th, & 59th Streets between Lexington & Park Avenues. We do not validate. No valet parking.

  • Public transit

    4,5,& 6 (Green Line) 59th St & Lexington Station, N & R (Yellow Lines) 60th St & 5th Ave Station, andE (Blue Line) 53rd St & Madison Ave StationM (Orange Line) 53rd St & Madison Ave Station

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Ralph Scamardella

  • Entertainment

    Live DJ nightly

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 750-5588

  • Catering

    Please call the restaurant at 212.750.5588 and ask to speak with a Manager re: catering. We're happy to assist you.

  • Private party facilities

    Private dining available for groups of 10-600.

  • Private party contact

    TAO Group Sales: (212) 399-3097

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