San Pietro

4.3
379 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
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors

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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 379 people are saying
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Louise
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was outstanding, the food was excellent. Always a delightful experience at San Pietro!

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Rosann
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

San Pietro is one of our regular places to dine, and once again today it was everything we hoped it would be. Exquisite cuisine and attention to details. Thank you Bruno Brothers!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Charging $110 for a $20 chianti classico is a little excessive.

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TomL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Meal was great unfortunately one of the dinners ordered a bolognese sauce and received broccoli rabe/ sausage pasta which she loved but didn’t order. Other than that it was great as usual.

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DawnA
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was good meal good service slightly overpriced for what we ordered

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience4

They don’t have enough staff. Ran out of entrees

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ArthurR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never cheap, always good

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vipHARC
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience4

Have been to San Pietro many times and always enjoyed its “old school” ambiance & fare. This time my guest & I had a 12:30p reservation, had to flag our waiter down strenuously to order a pre-lunch drink, then do the same half an hour later to order our lunch. Salad came finally at around 1:30p and we didn’t get our main course until 2:15p after asking about it repeatedly. It was very tasty but by then I was too annoyed to enjoy it.

Head waiter then came & apologized profusely, complaining about staff shortages and offered us free desert, which I didn’t want. Got a full bill for lunch(!!) and when I asked why no discount he said “don’t leave a tip.” Not exactly the right answer.

Lots of apologies as we left but not going back!

MJ
vipMJBNYC
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Not worth the cost. The atmosphere is very busy and noisy. The staff are rushed in everything they do. The food is good, but not exceptional; we found the portions small.

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Chuck
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience1

Half the printed menu not available. Waiter screams the specials at you. Tried to overcharge on 3 different items on our bill.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience4

It took them 75 min between appetizers and entrees. Spoke with 4 different servers but none have a single apology. One of them even made it into a joke, hoping to lighten up the situation but did complete opposite. They gave an excuse that the kitchen was understaffed. Then why do they pack the restaurant, knowing that they are understaffed and orders will be backed up???

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vipgeewhiz
San Francisco
111 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

This is a wonderful place! From the decor to the wait staff to the food and wine, everything was terrific! We had quite the meal here and left feeling full and delighted. Definitely recommend!

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vipEdwardRz
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Always an incredible meal....you can never go wrong here with any dish. Tuna carpaccio with truffles was out of this world.

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Sara
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food was just ok- especially given the price. Better off sticking with the pastas for flavor. Pasta with truffles was delicious. Prosciutto and burrata was a bit flavorless and the branzino came with tepid uncooked vegetables. Presentation of fish once it was fileted was poor. I wouldn’t return. There are much better options for Italian in the city that are less expensive

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LindaG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best italian in NYC and fun atmosphere. Great place for a special celebration. Fantastic wine list and very friendly staff!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Al iniciar poca gente en el restaurante, se sentía comodidad en espacio y ambiente de ruido.
Al terminar, mucha gente en el restaurante, muy apretado los espacios y mucho ruido en el ambiente.

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Pk91243
London
2 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Appalling service
Staff could not care less
Food poor and expensive
I will not return

JM
vipJML51
New England
83 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Order taken quickly and appetizers arrived with drinks

Squash blossoms tasteless and soggy, like they had been frozen and reheated. Then the waiter disappeared. One by one the tables emptied and we sat there, unattended. I finally asked another waiter for a glass of wine but that was finished and the entrees still did not arrive. Finally,
The main course appeared and it was cold when it should have been hot/

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience5

Horrible service. There were multiple tables complaining about how long everything took. We waited two hours for our food to arrive.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Understaffed, inattentive. The table next to us was so upset they walked out. We stuck around because of three very hungry kids. One of whom slept before the food even got there. Food was good, but honestly the service was so terrible I wish we had gone to Olive Garden.

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Sophia
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Service was very slow so you have to have a lot of time when visiting. Had a reservation and still waited 30-40 minutes to be seated. Food took about 30 minutes to come out. Waiter was running the whole restaurant so it was hard to get his attention. Seating hostess was phenomenal and apologetic about the wait (something about Open Table double booking the restaurant). Food was OK. Lasagna took forever to make but was exceptional. Bolognese was mediocre. I think the restaurant was way overpriced for their food and portion sizes. Tiramisu was the best I’ve ever had. I probably wouldn’t go back. We were there for 2.5 hours! Good experience and nice people though.

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LocalFoodLover
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They were obviously short staffed as are most restaurants. And yet staff was pleasant & courteous. Food was excellent

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Doug07
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Overall the experience & service were good. My friends and I enjoyed the evening together. Some liked there meals, while others did not. We were all not impressed by their desserts (which they gave for free) and espresso martinis. Where we were disappointed was the pressuring/miscommunication for certain items. We wanted tap water, received bottle sill water ($36) and then ordered 2 anti pastas for the table, and received a plate for each of us (8 people) resulting in $200 additional. As a result, our bill was nearly $250 higher then it should have been. As guests, we could have made a bigger deal, but didnt so my advice would be to be very clear and dont let staff pressure you into items.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience5

Even the place is pretty with a great service, the food is nothing special talking about taste. We asked for 3 diferentes wines they have on the list but we’re out of stock.
We went there in a large group of 11 and nobody was impressed with the food

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vipVFNYC
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a fantastic meal and exceptional service. What more can you ask for.

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Diamond
Charlotte
8 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was delicious and the service was impeccable. Our server was on point.

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vipFred
New York Area
134 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a winner. Send all my friends there

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DanS
New England
32 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food (risotto !) and salmon and swordfish. Extensive wine selection from all over the world.
Quiet conversation is possible which is NOT true at many places.
I’m glad we found this establishment only 2 blocks from Hilton Avenue of the Americas

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vipRicoman
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful day for outside dining.the meal was incredible. Starting with a bursts salad that was the best I’ve ever had. Then a spicy seafood pasta… remarkable.

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vipTastebudo
New York Area
92 reviews