LAVO Italian Restaurant - New York
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Sun 1:30PM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 3:00PM 5:30PM - 6:00PM
Mon - Thu 1:30PM - 3:00PM 5:30PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 10:30PM
Fri 1:30PM - 3:00PM 5:30PM - 6:00PM
Sat 1:30PM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 3:00PM 5:30PM - 6:00PM
Amazing food and trendy atmosphere
The service was wine inexperienced but friendly.
I enjoyed the food and experience but I’d expect better service especially with serving wine.
Food and table service was amazing. Hostess had a bit of an attitucould have been nicer and
It was extremely loud for a restaurant. I understand that it doubles as a restaurant/nightclub but my guests and I assumed that the nightclub space was separate. We could barely hear ourselves over the ridiculously loud dj music. They didn’t give us any bread for the table until we asked for it and that was approximately 15+ mins after being seated. There was also stuff floating in my friend’s water glass and they didn’t have the bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot blend bottle of wine. Their tables are positioned too close to each other. The family that sat behind us, kept bumping into my back and my girlfriend’s. The only positive of this place was the food. I would not recommend this restaurant/nightclub to anyone.
It’s our first
Good food and service, but very loud. Hostess did not seem to be overly happy, but waiter was attentive and pleasant.
Excellent server who made the evening along with great food
I haven't been to Lavo in a few years and it is still a top notch restaurant. Excellent food, wine, service and ambiance. We were there on Yom Kippur so it was quieter than normal, which we liked. I had the small portion of spaghetti and meatballs and it was the perfect size. My husband and his brother had the crispy chicken and it was outstanding. The fried calamari was cooked to perfection. It's a bit pricey but no more than any other midtown restaurant. Our server was attentive and friendly. Lava is an excellent restaurant with a lively atmosphere.
Great place for a large group, great food and awesome service
Anniversary. We only seen our waitress twice. To take our order and collect our bill. Food was excellent. Was really really loud. We could barely hear each other siting across the table.
Such a great ambiance! And the DJ was perfect .. the pasta wasn’t the greatest I’ve had but also not the worst .. def could have been better..
Took my boyfriend to Lavo for his birthday. The music, food, and cocktails were all great. We enjoyed this spot and will be back!
The food is good (not better) but extremely expensive for what it is. And the atmosphere is good for out of towners but unbearable if your objective is to eat or talk with your guests...
I got seek with the spagetthi al vongole, I never had wrong reaction before, You should reforce the safety food services for delicate products.
service energic and well done
could be start show earlier
This place was great. Great food, service and atmosphere. Even the music was great too.
The food was great, the service wasn’t good at all!
Tout étais parfait sauf beaucoup trop bruyant, impossible de se parler.
Definitely not a date type. It’s super loud.
As I see other reviews, they were very accurate. Food is very good. Service can be slower than usual but I don't think this is the type of place to rush in and out. Seems like you are there for the experience so that was not an issue for us. Yes, the music was loud but we got used to it rather quickly.
Very good place and may be back if time permits when traveling to NYC.
The pizza was small and chewy. The salad was tiny. Last time I ate at LAVO the food was great. This time was awful. Service was Ok.
Great food and lovely ambiance and beautiful people. Took forever to get water however....
Food was amazing!!
Good food but too noisy- the music is too loud!
Service should have been nicer and more attentive but did provide what needed. Food quite good and ambiance nice!
My experience was as expected you pay for what you get! Food and service was great... the only hiccup was a rude hostess that assumed I didn’t have a reservation so immediately told me I needed to give up my table within an hour. ( really.. how can a person eat and drink within an hour) I was confused because I made a reservation way in advanced to celebrate my birthday. After that was settled my night was amazing $400 later just by boo and I!
I love Lavo. I frequent the Vegas restaurant and I have been to the NY a few times. This time was different. Our table was as far into the dining area as possible. We were stuck between multiple tables celebrating birthdays. It was much more noisy and crowded than expected. The food was still great.
A 5 star Italian restaurant!! We started with the Calamari and Giant Meatball, both outrageous. Then we moved on to Penne Seafood Alfredo, Margarita pizza, mushroom truffle gnocchi, chicken parmigiana, the wedge salad and of course an order of truffle fries! Would do it all over again tomorrow!
fantastic! always delicious every time i dine there
Excellent food in a great location on 58th Street right off Fifth Avenue. The food was excellent and the service was wonderful. The only thing was that the restaurant was too loud. Great for an evening out with friends. A business dinner, less so. Would go again though.
Good food as usual, polite service, excellent wait time for food.
Waiters come back and check on you which is valued.
The decibel level made it uncomfortable to dine. Turn the music down. It is a restaurant, not a dance club.
The food was so good, great lively atmosphere. Awesome music!!
We were seated immediately since we had a reservation and our waiter was very attentive. I ordered a steak that was over cooked but the flavor was very good. The broccoli rabe was actually broccolini, not good. We also ordered the mashed potatoes which were delicious.
Overall, my experience was positive. I was expecting the food to be a little better but it was good.
First class upscale experience, staff is so on point. Food is beyond deliciously prepared , don’t miss this NYC gem !
The food and service was excellent at lunch. Will definitely go for dinner on our next visit.
Food was OK but noise level was deafening. If you don't want to talk to your companion/s go there.
Delicious food. Huge portions. Great service. Trendy loud crowd. Had a fun evening.
Great place in the city!
Very slow service, for the price the host / wait staff needs to do a lot more
Not business meeting friendly
Entire restaurant was available and they put another big group right next to us and they were loud