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Date
Wed, 4/25
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10:30 PM
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Osteria Morini - New York

4.6
2272 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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Osteria Morini - New York is a authentic rustic Italian restaurant by acclaimed and award winning Chef Michael White and the Altamarea Group. In Italian, “osteria” means a place where the owner “hosts” guests, and at Osteria Morini - New York Chef White continues this tradition of hospitality, transforming his first downtown restaurant into an authentic, old-world osteria with soulful food from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:30pm Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:30pm Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5pm - 11:00pm; Thursday-Saturday: 5pm - 12:00am; Sunday 5pm - 11:00pm Interim Menu Served Everyday from 3:30 - 5pm
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Phone number
(212) 965-8777
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael White
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Spring
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Parking details
There are parking garages nearby.
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Public transit
6 at Spring Street. N,R at Prince. B,D,F,M at Broadway/Lafayette.
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Special events & promotions
We are serving a 4-course pre fix menu for Monday February 13th and Tuesday February 14th in recognition of Valentine's Day. It is $75 per person with a choice of appetizer, pasta, entree, and dessert from our regular dinner menu. We will also be offering specials that can also be included in the price-fixed menu. We will not be offering an a la carte dinner menu on these dates.
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 2272 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.4
service
4.3
ambience
4.1
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0Dined 3 days ago

Waitress was awful and condescending. There was no one is restaurant at noon. My wife asked if cheese is available for my daughter’s eggs and the waitress responds that this is not a diner. Condescending and unhelpful. You have plenty of different cheeses anyone of which could have been added to the eggs. A waitress in a dinner would have been more helpful.
And not to sound condescending but, we are not part of the bridge and tunnel crowd coming to your restaurant for the day. We have eaten in a number of the group’s restaurants over the past years. But, for the fact we were with our children, I would have made a scene. I suggest you find better help to represent your business interests.

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3.0Dined 4 days ago

Busy Saturday night! We went for house made pastas. Cacio e Pepe salad with responsibly sourced romaine had well balanced flavor. Fusilli with pork ragu & torcia-squid ink pasta with shrimp ragu were both well prepared & tasty, Not quite as good as I expected but enough that we will go back to try some of the other pastas. Panna cotta dessert was a bit dense and strawberry granita was superfluous.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Top notch service from waitstaff. Food was excellent and brought out quickly. Wasn't a huge fan of the decor, but it was perfectly OK.

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3.0Dined on April 17, 2018

One of the best things about visiting this restaurant for dinner is that you can park your car on the street after 6pm. The place has a nice bar and it might be nice for a quick bite if you are in the area. The servers were nice but slow in taking and delivering drink orders and the bread needed to be requested. My companion and I shared a terrific salad which was very crisp lettuce with Parmesan and a delicious dressing. I thought the pastas were just OK, smallish and overpriced. I think $114 is a little steep for one shared salad, two pastas and 2 proseccos. All in all, it was a fine dinner but I wouldn't run back.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Best pasta in Manhattan hands down!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

First time, I’ll be back!

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

I've always been a fan of Osteria Morini. I have taken and recommended it to my relatives and friends from Rome and Venezia often and they enjoyed it very much. This last time however I noticed that the menu has shrunk and there are very few alternatives especially if you don't eat pork or shellfish. I will definitely give it another try and in the next few weeks. I let my very nice waitress know about it.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Food amazing! Service was slow. Waiter served other tables before us. They did apologize at the end (maybe manager noticed?) Would definitely go again!!!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Osteria Morini has always been one of my favorite spots in the city. Good food and wine, impeccable service, for special get-togethers, casual dates and family dinners. Many memories here and I hope they stay as one of the gems in this great city!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We have been eating here for a number of years now...Michael White's wonderful pasta still ROCKS! In fact, the whole team and environment are great...all servers are top-notch, the vibe is kinetic and chill at the same time, the beverages are reasonable and wonderful, and the food is extremely tasty. The manage, Phillip, is a superstar...say 'hello' to him, and he might do something really nice for you. Enjoy...saluti!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Great food.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

This is one of our favorite go to restaurants in NYC. Love the food, wine and scene there!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Food and service top notch, as always. Love this place!!

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

As good as ever. Great food , great service and very comfortable NY ambiance.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Good food and good lunch prices. Can’t ask for more than that.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

We've been to Italy 8x and always complain about the imitation of USA making Italian food but this was 'spot on'. Not overloaded in sauce, fabulous pasta, delicious how the grill Italian bread. The next day we were doing tourist stuff, sat next to New Yorker lady next to us and in conversation spoke about this restaurant and she totally agreed the best! Quaint, wonderful and when we come back, we will be there again! Ciao Bella!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

One of chef Michael White's best efforts. It's not pretentious like his Marea and Ai Fiori, and it's more accomplished than his Ristorante Morini uptown. The Italian food is excellent. Osteria Morini, in my opinion, is among the top trattorias in town.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Excellent service!! Delicious food.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Fantastic meal, all around!

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2.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Way TOO noisy!!!!

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

great food. i mean, really great!

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Sunday brunch for my mom's birthday after a spa treatment at Bliss. Mimosas and bloody mary's were amazing. Mezzaluna and mushroom ragu pasta dishes were outstanding (although a bit salty for me) and the juicy burger was cooked to perfection. Totally different vibe from the dinner scene - still great food and service.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Manager Philip Buttacavoli keps his crack staff hopping as they deliver delicious food, creatively prepared. Casual in a just-right kind of way. Definitely going back!

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3.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Waitress overcharged us and didn’t even know until later since wife paid. She really didn’t care. Barely even wanted us there. Pretty disappointed because I was excited. First bad review.

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3.0Dined on March 10, 2018

We were rushed as soon as we checked in for our reservation.

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Food was good, 2 of the pasta dishes were salty and one of the pastas was too much al dente for my liking. Still excellent pasta

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The pasta is simply wonderful and is reminiscent of trattorie in Emilia Romagna. Appetizers, bread, dessert were all really really good. The wine list had some true gems, for example a red wine from Liguria that was delicious and one I have never seen in the USA! The focaccia was excellent and cocktails are relatively reasonable in price. It was our second visit and won't be the last.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Everything was amazing. My boyfriend and I loved it, was the perfect end to our trip to the city!

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

The best, freshest pasta dishes. Branzino was excellent. Wines by the glass were great. Friendly, helpful staff!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Osteria Morini is a gem in NYC. Its cuisine is prepared with great care. Perfect every time. The staff are more than accommodating. They give everyone that 5 star attention. It feels like Sunday dinner at Nonna's .If you have not tried you are missing something special.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The Raviolo was excellent! Yolk and butter, what else do you need?!?!

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Always a guaranteed home run. I love this place!

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Every trip here is fantastic. Everything we have had is great!

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4.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Morini is a generous & food-loving place. Thank you again for another wonderful meal.

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We've been to Osteria Morini a number of times and we loved it....until this last time. Our favorite duck liver mousse was moved from the charcuterie section into an appetizer section. When asked if we can have it as part of the charcuterie, the answer was no. It comes on a piece of toast now. When asked if we can have it without the toast, the answer was no. This is how it comes now. Period. No discussion. The pasta we ordered was very mediocre - Fusili with pork short ribs. Scallops were very good. Dessert Bodino nice but the selection of desserts used to be much better. Overall, 3 out of 5. Will not be returning anytime soon. Disappointed.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Great meal at a great restaurant. Have dined at their location in Bernardsville, NJ several times, as well as a special meal at Marea two years ago. All of the AltaMarea group restaurants are superb , excellent food and service . Well done !

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Excellent food and service! Cozy atmosphere. This will become my go-to for Italian in the neighborhood for sure.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

We love Osteria Morini. We went to enjoy their $12 pastas for an early Valentine's Day celebration. The service was impeccable and the food was delicious. We didn't love dessert, but probably should have just used the additional tummy space for more of the mind blowing pasta. Absolutely incredible overall.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Perfecto como siempre que vamos!!!!👍🏼😊😊

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4.0Dined on February 11, 2018

A very nice place, my niece was in from Seattle and she was staying in the SOHO area so we decided to eat there. No complaints at all.

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