Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails

4.7
437 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
In Italy, locals gather to their nearest market, or Mercato, to experience firsthand the variety, freshness and quality the local ingredients have to offer. The market allows for everyone to gather together, indulge and become part of a community.

Our owner Brian Bivona, his brother Executive Chef Matt and our entire team at Mercato aim to provide that experience here for our customers! Each dish is prepared to order and delicately created with the influence of American and Italian cuisine alike. From pastas and flatbreads to savory entrees and the unique Chef specials, we aim to offer an abundance of variety to our customers.

Our mission is to create an environment where everyone feels right at home!
at home because most importantly, we are a family!

So from our family to yours, WELCOME!

Experiences

  • Brunch with Santa

    Dec 12, 2021 only

    Santa Claus is coming to Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails! Special Holiday Brunch Menu - Adults $39.95 | Children $15 (Please visit www.MercatoKitchen.com for our menu + more information, thank you!)
  • Christmas Eve Lunch

    Dec 24, 2021 only

    Thank you for booking with us! Please note we have a special menu available for lunch on Christmas Eve. You can find this menu on our website www.MercatoKitchen.com - please contact us at (516) 308-3582 if you have any questions.
  • New Years Eve Lunch

    Dec 31, 2021 only

    Thank you for booking with us! Please note we have a special menu available for lunch on New Years Eve. You can find this menu on our website www.MercatoKitchen.com - please contact us at (516) 308-3582 if you have any questions.
  • Christmas Eve Dinner

    Dec 24, 2021 only

    Join us Christmas Eve for a special 4-Course Dinner Menu for $49.95 - a la carte option available, please note this is the only menu available for Christmas Eve. Visit our website for more information www.MercatoKitchen.com.
  • New Years Eve Menu

    Dec 31, 2021 only

    Join us New Years Eve for a special 4-Course Dinner Menu for $49.95 - a la carte option available, please note this is the only menu available for New Years Eve. Visit our website for more information www.MercatoKitchen.com.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 437 people are saying
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kakar
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great good. Stephanie was very sweet.

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SuzanneH
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is delicious. The staff is attentive and friendly. I always have a great experience here.

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viplovetoeat
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great!!! Never disappoints!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love love love. Food, Service at bar and at our table amazing. Thank you for another enjoyable dining experience

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WendyB
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious as were the drinks. Our waitress was attentive and very friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had to wait 10-15 minutes for our waitress but she was very apologetic and comped our appetizer and a beer. Overall it was a great experience!

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MDWW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Salad!

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Lisa
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Tasty meal. Will return in the future. Cappuccino machine was not working - not a deal breaker.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous brunch

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vipDebbieO
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening with our son. Lots to celebrate and Nicole provided amazing service! Lots of fun

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I love this place. And I definitely will be back but have to admit that twice I ordered the chicken feta salad with no red onion and twice I got the salad with red onion and no olives. I never send back food so I take responsibility for not having this addressed. Like I said I love you guys, the food and service are consistently great and this doesn't change a thing.

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rosiemarie
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Went for a late lunch. Food was great

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on November 4, 2021

Hi Rosie Marie, thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. If you have any feedback we would love to hear from you. It is through customer interaction that we learn and improve to ensure we are providing our customers with the best possible experience. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you again soon, thank you!

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vipLigirl
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great salads and atmosphere! Would def go again.

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MarieG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, good drinks, and outstanding service.

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vipAndyO
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious as always. Never fails to deliver great food and great service! We always come back! Thanks for keeping the open table reservation system!

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vipDebbieO
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always wonderful!
Nicole made the correct choice of wine for us’

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Restaurant was very loud. Food was ok. Was disappointed as the lettuce in my salad was brown.

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on November 4, 2021

We are so sorry to see for your experience with us. We take pride in providing fresh locally sourced ingredients and apologize for the preparation of your salad. Please know we would have been more than happy to rectify the situation had we known. It is through customer interaction that we learn and improve to ensure. With your feedback, we can ensure we are remaining consistent in our quality of food and service. We will be sure to address your concerns with our Executive Chef immediately.

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vipTerriF
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food and service!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Three friends celebrating birthdays together
People were very nice- accommodating- and attentive
The food was excellent- the short rib was excellent as was everything!
They brought out a beautiful birthday dessert too!

I been there a lot over the years and it’s always great

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on November 6, 2021

Thank you so much for your review, we are so grateful you chose Mercato to celebrate your birthdays and appreciate your continued support. Nothing makes us happier than when our customers truly enjoy themselves! We look forward to seeing you again soon, please ask for Keleigh, Jerry or Victor on your next visit so we can introduce ourselves and say thank you in person.

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Patricia
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for my daughters Birthday. Hostess/Manager were very accommodating at a very bz door entrance. I did make reservations, which I do recommend. Waitress was the sweetest. I wish I had her name. I will be coming back. Thank you!!!!

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GraceP
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food was amazing. Appetizers and drinks were served immediately. Wait a long while for our meals but we’ll worth the wait.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Schyler was our waitress and she was fantastic. We had three of the specials - potato soup app, Bavarian pretzel app, and filet mignon bleu cheese entree with sweet potatoes - all amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Food was mediocre and took a long time to come out . We sat outside and people were smoking in the parking lot right near us which was awful

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on October 20, 2021

Hello, we are so sorry about your visit with us. Our computers were down and our manager had his hands full trying to resolve this issue. We truly apologize this situation got in the way of us providing you with an appropriate experience. We would love to hear from you further about your meals. We take pride in providing the freshest quality ingredients and want to ensure everything is being prepared to our standards. We hope you will give us the opportunity to make things right, thank you.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Ate outdoors, it is done very nice.
Friendly staff. Food was exceptional

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viplovetoeat
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

mercato NEVER disappoints!!
Food is great! Service fabulous!!
Go you will enjoy

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EileenE
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was seated right away. The waitress was very friendly. Food and drinks were really good. Would recommend this place to friends. And I will also be coming back.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Skylar was awesome and the hostess , manager and remainder of tea staff professional friendly and accommodating. The food and drinks were fantastic

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Gaby
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks very very good. Vegetarian and vegan friendly and they allow doggies outdoors!

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vipDinaG
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always

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vipfromlongislandtony
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice people food good

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on October 11, 2021

Hi Vincent, thank you for your continued support of our restaurant! It is through guest interactions that we learn and improve. Therefore, we'd appreciate your feedback as we know you are a regular customer of ours and we would love to know how we can make your visits with us 5-star ones. We take pride in our restaurant and want to ensure we are providing our customers with the best possible experience. Thank you so much for your time!

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vipDebbieO
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our go to place. Regulars.
Today was peaceful outside thankfully.
Kids on bikes are becoming a major issue lately but not today. The kids race through the parking g lot doing tricks and there are a lot of kids many times.
Sometimes riding right through the dining area and only a matter of time before one plows through us and hurts someone

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on October 4, 2021

Hi Debbie, we're glad you enjoyed another visit with us. We know you frequent our restaurant weekly so we're surprised you have not brought this to our attention. We have not had this issue since last year, as the kids have been removed from our location since we installed the new outdoor space. We do not have control over the parking lot as we are located in a shopping center with other shops and restaurants but hope that you would inform of us of any incident so we can address any concerns.

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vipRickM
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We frequent this restaurant on a regular basis. We typically eat outside and it’s a great location. The food is excellent, the service is exemplary and the ambiance is very nice. All in all a great local restaurant that is worth a bit of a drive.

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on November 6, 2021

Thank you so much for your review Rick! We are so happy you enjoy our restaurant and truly appreciate your continued support. We noticed you were not completely satisfied with your visit & we'd love your opinion. It is through customer interaction that we learn and improve so if you have any feedback on how we can better serve you we would appreciate the opportunity to hear from you. We look forward to seeing you again soon, please ask for Keleigh, Jerry or Victor as we'd love to say hello!

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vipMark
New York Area
59 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The wait staff was delightful. The food was above average. I am grateful it could provide a very tasty soup even though it was not on the menu.

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on September 27, 2021

Hi Mark, we are grateful you enjoyed your experience with us and appreciate your review! We are happy to hear that our waitstaff and kitchen team were able to accommodate your request and prepare a soup for you. It is through guest interactions that we learn and improve our service so if you have any feedback on how we can make your future visit a 5-star one, we'd love to hear from you! You can reach us here, by email or phone. Thank for your time, we hope to see you soon!

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montaukmack
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Mercado is Diner in restaurant clothing and I would not recommend this establishment when there are Diners with the same if not better quality of food for half the price.

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on September 28, 2021

Hi Dominick, thanks for your feedback. We are sorry your experience did not match your expectations or our standards. We take pride in our restaurant and have a good reputation for sourcing our ingredients responsibly and preparing every item fresh to order. Consistency and quality are of utmost importance to us and we find value in our customers opinions. It was an uncommon instance; so we’ll be sure to address the concerns you brought up in your Yelp review with our Executive Chef and his team

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vipJayDee
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Mercatos' food, drinks and service is always excellent. The bar area is also a good option for a more casual meal or a few drinks with friends. The only issue I have is that the restaurant tends to be loud (as most are...) That wasn't a problem for my party this time, since we ate outside - they have a very nice outdoor space - the tables are spread out well and it is MUCH more quiet. And they recently added the ability to totally enclose it, so they should be able to continue serving outside into the late fall. Mercato's is a popular neighborhood establishment; so glad it survived the Pandemic!

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails
Responded on September 27, 2021

Hi Janis, thank you for your review! We understand the noise level can be quite frustrating at times, with the high ceilings it can be quite difficult to manage when crowded. We have been working with an architect to help us resolve the issue & hope we can adjust the sound in the future for a more pleasant dining experience. We are grateful you have enjoyed our restaurant on numerous occasions and appreciate your continued support. We hope to see you again soon, thank you!

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JonR
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, cool atmosphere - thoroughly recommended

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vipTerriF
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch, as usual! My favorite local restaurant!

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vipeat4fun
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waiter was great. She was lively and fun. Get the Gorgonzola pasta and save room for the apple crisp!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful Night. Food was excellent and our server Dan was great!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for a Cousins get together. Outdoor seating was nice , food was great. All enjoyed and would go back!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails using the Order Online button. Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (516) 308-3582.

Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails is rated 4.7 stars by 437 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.