San Pietro

4.7
299 Reviews
$50 and over
Italian
INDOOR AND OUTDOOR DINING
EXTRA SAFETY PRECAUTIONS during State of emergency over COVID-19. “I’m fully committed to make my guests more comfortable and safe” Gerardo Bruno, says.

Welcome to the Awards Winning San Pietro Restaurant, proclaimed by the Italian government, media, and culinary organization as the best and most authentic Italian restaurant outside of Italy.

We believe in wisdom of "Nourishing Body and Soul" derived from our Salerno ancestors from Southern Italy. We import 85% of our ingredients from provinces of Campania, Sicilia, Sardinia and Puglia, and we advocate a healthy, well-balanced diet, regular exercise, and low-stress lifestyle.

We look forward to serving you and offering you the most authentic Italian dishes. Welcome to San Pietro, where antiquity becomes a lively affair!

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
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 2:00PM 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 2:00PM 5:00PM - 7:30PM
Sat 12:00PM - 2:00PM 5:00PM - 7:30PM

What 299 people are saying
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4.7
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4.6
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Tote
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food2service4ambience2

Too expensive for the quality of the food... The service was ok... The rest awefull

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is ALWAYS wonderful.

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vipJLOW
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

San Pietro is a classic old school NYC Italian restaurant complete with an owner and staff that take you back in time with both their service and the authentic quality of the food - especially the home made pasta dishes. I thoroughly enjoyed the Bucatini Amatriciana - just like my grandmother from Calabria used to make :)

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vipGianfrancoN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience1

The food was so so the restaurant was empty the food was fair the service was very good , but boring

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vipTony
New York Area
282 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Classic northern Italian cooking in a nice setting. Perfect for a business meal or for a special occasion. Service is very good with about a dozen off the menu items. A special was the St. Joseph pastry in honor of the holiday. Been here several times before and would certainly return.

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EugeneD
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great selections of food and drink, great staff, great ambience, great presentation. For me the BEST Italian restaurant in the region.

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vipDLNY
New York Area
94 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Their special is as long as their standing menu! We got zucchini flower stuffed with crab meat, prosciutto with fig and buffata as starters. Spaghetti with clams and the famous Sunday dinner. I was soooo full that I can't squeeze the dessert down! Delicious is not enough to describe the meal. Special remark to the zucchini flower. We travel a lot and quite a few times to Italy. I have to say this meal really brings us back. I haven't even had a zucchini flower done that well. Perfectly stuffed so they still look like flower and sauteed just perfect so that they keep the bright yellow color. Wow. That dish is the theme of the day. If this dish is still available when you go, definitely order it!

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vipGordonW
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You guys have done an amazing job during Covid! Thanks!

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NYClifer
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Italian in New York. Listen carefully to the specials as that's what 90% of the regular patrons order.

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RichardS
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff is among the very best in the city!

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vipbillk
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great seat spacing...attentive service...fine food...enormous wine list with kind guidance from owner..attractive decor..worth a return visit

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BradP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience4

9:30pm reservations. We arrived on time and had to wait 25mins to be seated. 20mi s to get water. 220mins for menus, which we finally had to ask for. The waitstaff was nice but there seemed to be no method to the slowness! It went all night. We got there at 9:30pm. Didn’t leave til 1:00am. It was laughable

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Valentines Day. Super expensive. Got stuck there for 3 hours because service was so slow

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vipmnbnyc
New York Area
232 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place. Service was a little off as they had only just opened after a long lay off but they pulled out all the stops to make it a very nice meal. We would go back.

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Hope
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great world class Italian cuisine.
This is not your weekly pasta restaurant.
Delicious taste from anything on the menu. The service and covid protocols were very good.
Bring your best credit card and don't look at the prices.

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FrankF
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Could do better at half the price at virtually any other Italian restaurant in NYC.
Wait staff was exceptional.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food.. service... I give it a 10!!!

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Grae
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Because of some construction a little hard to find but excellent dinner. Fish was perfect and service terrific. A little on pricey side but worth it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic hosts, food and service as always.

KM
KarenM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect!!!!! Our intimate gathering couldn’t have been better!!!!!!

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vipTpoj
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Aways top notch. We love San Pietro.

Its the best Italian in NYC!

KM
vipKarenM
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service was outstanding as usual.
Outdoor setting doesn’t have as much protection from the elements as some other restaurants, but they had some portable space heaters and the weather wasn’t too cold that evening.

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PattyG
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience2

Way way too overpriced. The service was fine but the food was not very good and the bill was tremendous.

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vipcaty001nj
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food (expensive though)! wonderful ambiance.

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vipTodH
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

San Pietro is truly an amazing restaurant- a beautiful setting, gracious and professional staff and food that is truly unequaled.

It is a magnificent dining experience.

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vipStephany
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Service was a bit slow and we were the first people there. I understand issues with covid but they were out of the appetizers they mentioned were their specials. Pasta was hard and calamari extremely salty. They did make a good espresso martini but that was about it. Hopefully covid was just affecting the food but there was no reason for the slow service.

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JohnC
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a combination business and celebration dinner and everything was magnificent. Extensive wine list with excellent food. Everyone was really happy with the choice.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb! Geraldo & his staff know the true meaning of service. A+

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LauraS
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great as usual. It has a very nice outdoor space as the sidewalk on 54th St is very wide.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5