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For 2
Date
Tue, 2/20
Time
11:30 PM
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Paul & Jimmy's Ristorante

4.5
326 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Casual (12)
Paul & Jimmy's Restaurant has been a landmark in the historic Gramercy Park neighborhood since 1950. The father and son tandem of Louis and Greg Azzollini continue to serve old-country-style Italian dishes, as well as, innovative specials prepared daily. All plates are crafted with the freshest of ingredients, many sourced locally from the farmers market. Louis always welcomes you as part of the family and Chef Greg makes sure each dish would proudly be served to "Nonna."
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 1:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday, Monday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 475-9540
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Greg Azzollini
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Private party facilities
A Gramercy Park Landmark since 1950 we can accomodate semi private parties up to 40 and private parties from 40 to 75 or cocktail parties to 100 guests.
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Private party contact
Greg Azzollini: (212) 475-9540
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Catering
Paul & Jimmy"s offers catering for all: office functions, special events, and gatherings of all sizes. Please call for all inquires,
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Cross street
Park Ave S. & Irving Pl.
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Parking details
Union Square: N R Q W 4 5 6 L
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Special events & promotions
Available for private parties Saturday and Sunday from 1:00- 5:00 pm for up to 70 people.
Additional
Delivery, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
What 326 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.3
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Kara (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Cozy and charming. Good food, friendly staff, not noisy. A sweet find.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Delicious food! Friendly staff! A great neighborhood venue!

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vipJHMM (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

We’ve been to Paul & Jimmy’s before with friends. This time around we came for my birthday. It was great as always. We got a great recommendation for a bottle of red wine.
Service was great, didn’t feel rushed like most places make you feel.
The food came out nice and hot or warm for dessert.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Maybe add some background music - it was pretty quiet in there for a Saturday night.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Met with 8 of my classmates from our High School Class of 1969.

Great place to gather, gab and have a good meal.

Will keep Paul and Jimmy's in mind for another one of our gatherings.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

I have been going to Paul and Jimmy’s restaurant for 60 years. It’s the same today as it was 60 years ago, fabulous. I would recommend it in the highest possible regard for anyone. The food is absolutely authentic southern Italian cuisine and is marvelous. Qq

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Excellent food, great service! Host makes you feel like family.

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Ilsa (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

good food, excellent service. would definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

We came there, the four of us for my brother's birthday. It was new for us We had passed by , but never went in. This time we just tried it after looking at comparable restaurants in the area. It needed to be in the Gramercy area due to our logistics. Great food, well prepared. good lighting. I like to see my food. Not rushed. They had a prix fixe that helped us make a good selection. Would go here again.

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Cindy9178 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Food was good, not huge portions. Excellent service. Nice ambiance. Wouldn't return, nothing special.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

The food was very good. We ordered 6 different pasta dishes. All were good but I'd highly recommend the Spaghetti alla Carbonara & Linguine alle Vongole.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Great food Service was outstanding. Recommend you try.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Really nice authentic Southern Italian Restaurant. Classic Italian dishes (like I grew up eating), reasonably priced wine and a very nice prix Fixe option. Freshly made desserts topped off the meal. It's such a pleasure to be able to talk to your friends without shouting in a nice ambience. Nice meal overall.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

Food was tasty. Service was friendly. Cozy atmosphere.

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vipJeff (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Food, service, ambiance all meet/exceed expectations. Paul & Jimmy's never fails to please!

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Ginas13 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

I was looking for a good restaurant for a holiday get together with friends and I saw great reviews for this one. It was very nice and cozy. The staff was friendly and always there to fill a drink. We all wound up doing the Prixe Fix which was a good deal. I wish it had more pasta on the menu for that though. But it was a nice night and my friends really enjoyed it.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Was not too impressed with the quality. My Fiance's pesto pasta with shrimp had barely any shrimp and way too much pasta. My Ravioli was bland at best. They also totally dropped the ball with my request for a piece of cake for my Fiance's birthday. It was okay, but nothing more than that.

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NewYorker162 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

Found Paul & Jimmy's on Yelp and it was exactly what we needed. Was able to make reservation on Friday for Saturday for party of 5 at 6 PM. Owner greeted us at the door. Bar was filled. We found a nice Italian restaurant in Chelsea with white table cloths, attentive wait staff and good food. Everybody was able to talk and we were not rushed out even though restaurant was busy. I actually had something off the menu with no problem and it was excellent. Nice local place with good food.

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vipKathleen (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

We hadn't seen each other for a long time, and the restaurant wasn't at all busy, so they let us linger for over two hours without even presenting the check. We appreciate their attitude.

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judyf (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on November 30, 2017

My martini was really good as were the fried calamari. However the sauce that came with it tasted like it came out of a jar. The chicken in my chicken cacatorie(sic) was over done and dry and the sauce tasted "old".

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