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Lavo - NYC

4.5
2259 reviews
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$50 and over
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Italian
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Special Occasion
Last reservations are at 12:45am.



Lavo is open for lunch Monday - Friday and Sunday brunch from 11:30am - 5:00pm.



We accept reservations up to one month in advance.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily 11:30am - 5:00pm
Dinner: M-F, & Sun; 5:00pm - 1:00am
Dinner: Sat only; 7:30pm - 1:00am
Sunday Brunch: 11:30am - 5:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 750-5588
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
John DeLoach
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Catering
Please call the restaurant at 212.750.5588 and ask to speak with a Manager re: catering. We're happy to assist you.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Madison and Park Avenues
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Parking details
Parking Garages available on 57th, 58th, & 59th Streets between Lexington & Park Avenues. We do not validate. No valet parking.
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Public transit
4,5,& 6 (Green Line) 59th St & Lexington Station,
N & R (Yellow Lines) 60th St & 5th Ave Station, and
E (Blue Line) 53rd St & Madison Ave Station
M (Orange Line) 53rd St & Madison Ave Station
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Entertainment
Live DJ nightly
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Special events & promotions
For dinner groups of 15 people or more, please call Special Events at 212.399.3097.
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Private dining available for groups of 10-600.

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What 2259 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

The whole experience was fantastic and I shall return over and over again.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Extremely loud, food was good, but the noise was too much!! You couldn’t speak to your spouse!! Not sure I’ll come back!

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1.0Dined 5 days ago

Poor in terms of food quality, ambience, service

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Really great food and amazing service.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Went for my lady’s birthday and we had a great time. Food was on point Service was quick and it was just an all around great time. Atmosphere was incredible. Def recommend for a good time out in the city

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

‏Great service we love the food we love the vibes and we will always come to celebrate thank you see you soon

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Nice spot for a sit down lunch in the area.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Food was excellent and reasonably priced. The eggplant parm appetizer was incredible. Almost a meal by itself! Service was mostly good with a couple of blips. Desserts were awesome.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Perfect great food and service

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

A little bit stress from the service but great food

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

This is the third Tao Group restaurant that I have tried & once again I am disappointed. While the staff was wonderful, the food was not. The chicken parmigiana was bland, the pasta (claimed to be made in house) was definitely from a box, the roasted beet salad was supposed to have citrus in it but didn’t. Lesson learned, the third time was not the charm.

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4.0Dined on March 26, 2018

This is s a great restaurant with a wide variety of Italian style food.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Food and atmosphere excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

One of the best meals I have ever had! Thank you!!

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

I loved this restaurant and will make it a stop on all my future trips to NYC. The food was wonderful. See my pics and descriptions on “Facebook @ “Road Warriors Guide to Excellent Food.”

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Great food. Good service.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

The lobster Fra Diablo was delicious

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

This was my 2nd time here. The food was not the best this time. My filet mignon was salty

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Server was really cool, but it is a busy restaurant and you feel a little bit rushed. Everything else is above expectations.

We will come back

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Great food music atmosphere

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Lavo has a nice diverse menu, but is a classic Italian if you ask. The portions are generous. I had a red snapper dish and my wife went Italian. Salads were very fresh and excellent. The Lobster Bisque was excellent. The "meat ball", their house appetizer is supposedly great. We passed because its pretty big.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Perfect date night!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Lavo has excellent service, food and great atmosphere! Wonderful restaurant

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

We went to Lavo for a special lunch. The food was excellent and the service was very professional. We had an excellent meal and a wonderful time. Thank you

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

The food and service was excellent but the noise might prevent us from going back for dinner. We've had drinks in the past. This is by far the most noise we've ever had to try and co exist with.

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4.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Celebrated my 7 year anniversary.. Good food, strong drinks, nice staff.. We had a great time

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Lavo was a great experience! The ambiance was trendy and energetic- DJ music for a vibrant crowd. The food was excellent- great portions for the price and great bar and waitstaff. I definitely recommend Lavo and also a great place to dance the night away after dinner.

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1.0Dined on February 25, 2018

They ruined my birthday

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

This was my first time back in a few years and it was even more delicious than I remember! The chicken parm was AMAZING! And the carbonara is something I need to get everytime I'm there. And don't get me started on the Oreo zeppoles. Also our server was absolutely fantastic. She seriously rocked and I wish I could remember her name to give her the props she deserves.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Always great experience - good food, service, and ambiance. Great drink selection.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Lavo was amazing food is very good and the staff is incredible. I will be back

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Great experience the food was excellent and the service was impeccable

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4.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Great lunch today at Lavo. The service was excellent and the Branzino was delicious.

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2.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Rude staff, lights full to let the people leave. Even put the A/C on...

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Excellent food and our server Jessica was terrific. Don't miss the 20 layer cake!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Friends dinner and loved it!!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Great place, great music, great food.

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3.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Wait staff was very good. Ambiance was very nice. However the food was not so great. Not worth the amount of money spent.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Lavo is a great restaurant. Busy good service good food. Must book! Excellent!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

I always have a good experience at Lavo. I love the food & ambiance - consistently delicious, lively, and fun!

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