About Scarpetta

In a Greek revival townhouse on the edge of the Meatpacking District, LDV Hospitality brings a deft touch and unwavering passion to creating food that is unexpected and soulful. An Italian expression that means “little shoe” – or the shape bread takes when used to soak up a dish — Scarpetta represents the pure pleasure of savoring a meal down to its very last taste. Amongst many accolades, Scarpetta NYC received a three-star review from The New York Times and a nomination for Best New Restaurant in the country from the James Beard Foundation in 2009.

355 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10014
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Vegetarian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Serving Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Bar opens daily at 5:00pm

NYE
Sunday, December 31st; 5:30pm - Late

Cross Street:
9th Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 691-0555

Website:
http://www.ldvhospitality.com/brands/scarpetta/

Catering:
Based on availability, our chef team can create special off-premise catering experiences, inclusive of private chef options in-home and social/office gatherings.

Public Transit:
A, C, E & L trains to 8th Avenue/14th Street.

Executive Chef:
Chef Jorge Espinoza

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

We will be open for dinner on Christmas Eve, offering either our regular dinner menu or a specialty 5-course tasting menu for $89pp++, with option to add truffle tasting for +MP. Additional wine pairing available. Great for group dining!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

We will be open for dinner on New Year's Eve, offering our regular dinner menu or a specialty 5-course tasting menu for $89pp++, with option to add truffle tasting for +MP. Inclusive of a champagne toast at midnight, wine pairing options available. Great for group dining!

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Details
Sun 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM

Mon 5:30PM - 6:15PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM

Tue - Wed 5:30PM - 5:45PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM

Thu 5:30PM - 5:30PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM

Fri 5:30PM - 5:30PM 9:45PM - 10:30PM

Sat 5:00PM - 5:15PM 9:45PM - 10:30PM

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Private Dining

Scarpetta NYC offers semi-private dining in the front cafe for up to 20 guests, along with full restaurant buyouts of 100 seated/150 standing. Join us as we customize your special event, with culinary and beverage packages available and our seasoned staff to serve you.

Scarpetta Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (44)
Special Occasion (43)
Fit for Foodies (42)
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Romantic (32)
Good for Anniversaries (30)
Notable Wine List (25)
Neighborhood Gem (23)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Authentic (21)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Business Meals (17)
Bar Seating (15)
Hot Spot (15)
Cozy (12)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Worth the Drive (11)
Fun (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
People Watching (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Casual (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Seasonal (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Healthy (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Organic (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Great for Lunch (2)
Vegan (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Tapas (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Delicious food, way above the average. Too much noise inside

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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

We came in after getting engaged at the Brooklyn Bridge. The bartenders were great and got us champagne. Our waiter took wonderful care to make the night special. We will definitely be back!

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·Dined 6 days ago

The food was absolutely delicious! It far exceeded our expectations. The polenta and cauliflower appetizer were perfect in taste and presentation. The spaghetti with tomato and basil was out of this world!! Definitely in the top 5 meals we have eaten! We will definitely be returning the next time we are in the city.

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 6 days ago

We’ve been coming to Scarpetta for years.
We made a reservation weeks in advance for a Wednesday night dinner.
When we arrived, we then had to wait an additional 45 minutes to be seated (even though we had reservations).
If we didn’t have reservations I would understand the wait, but we made reservations weeks in advance — 45 minutes to wait in a small space was a bit much.

Then, we were extremely explicit to say we were vegetarian. We started to eat the bread only to find ham inside (we are Jewish, totally not ok for us to eat pork).

Food is always good but this past experience was beyond terrible for us.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Visited for our anniversary. Got a special table in the corner. Wait staff was amazing attentive and low key at the same time. Basically perfect. Food is fantastic. Give this spot a try. You will be back

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

One of my favorite spots

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food was so so. We had a great time though.

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·Dined on November 30, 2017

I’m Italian and I can confirm the food was very good. But too noisy and no lights. You can not even see the menu. Why so dark ???? You can not see what you are eating. Absurdity

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The menu is a bit limited, but the food was very good. However, the restaurant lighting is very dim. Almost all diners that night had their phone flashlights on when looking at the menu. It was difficult to see your food when eating.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants. Each visit is more special than the other. Food is amazing!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The service was extremely attentive. The flavors held our interest and kept us looking forward. My only issue was the layout of the space. As a long time opentable user, I have grown accustomed to a strategic seating placement even when dining at hottest spot. Even though we were seated at a window, I'm interested in the space not the sidewalk. I never got the chance to see anymore than the bar area. This caused us to eat quickly and only spend about 30% of what we might have if we were sat closer to the heart of the space. Instead we had drinks and dessert elsewhere.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Scarpetta was absolutely outstanding!! From appetizers to desserts - everything was outstanding! I went with my 12 and 15 year old sons and they also loved it....pushed their taste buds a bit but it was totally worth it and we will be back!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Cozy, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Romantic, Authentic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We had an excellent dinner at Scarpettas. The service was excellent and comfortable, welcoming and not stuffy. The food was delicious . The spaghetti, octopus and fish entrees were all excellent. The dessert was outstanding, especially the Coconut Panna cotta! I have to find that recipe to make! It was incredible! We will definitely return when we come back to NY!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The restaurant is lovely, the tables are spaced far enough apart that you don't feel like you need to raise your voice, and the waitstaff is knowledgeable and attentive. It would have been a lovely evening had I not bit into my $60 appetizer (I was splurging on the black truffles) and found a long hair in it. Needless to add that was my last bite of the evening. While the manager came over and offered his apologies and refilled my wine glass, the evening was ruined. In fairness, my husband's dinner was very good and hair-free. I will not be going back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great food and service. Braised short ribs and beet salad are a must.

Tags: People Watching, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Scarpetta is a staple go- to spot. I sent my parents and their best friends here last night and they haven't stopped raving about how good everything was. My dad is a tough critic and he said it was one of the best dinners he's ever had. Great place, amazing food and spectacular service!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Amazing service and great food!

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 (London)·Dined on November 17, 2017

The meal wasn’t as delicious as I recall

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

The famous spaghetti was awesome, as was everything else on the tasting menu.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Absolutely top notch dining experience with A+ service in a very cool setting. Expensive but well worth it and will definitely go back. My one point of contention was that the wine list was too high priced.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Better than I remembered it to be. AMAZING experience!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

It’s Scarpetta, it’s always fabulous!!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Everything was delicious but I was disappointed in no zucchini blossoms on the menu any longer...get them back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

This was our first time dining at Scarpetta and I was very impressed. The food was incredible and the server was very attentive. He explained the highlights of the menu and made some recommendation. The polenta was the best I've ever had. I would skip the cocktails and go for a classic glass of wine, the polomas were not the best.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Repeat visit. Very good selection. Food tasty. Truffles available in November. Yum.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Perfection. Pasta was the best I’ve ever had.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Terrible table, pasta is typically delicious but the ragu was bland. Table next to us ordered the same thing and sent it back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

the best pasta, dessert, and wait staff. period...this place never disappoints and their ability to replicate the same meals consistently is truly impressive.

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 2, 2017

This was the fourth time we have been to Scarpetta. The food was as good as always, but this time it was so loud we had trouble carrying on a conversation with 4 people at the table. The table was not ready when we arrived so we had to wait about 1/2 hour after our reservation time for the table. They were sorry and tried to compensate us with some complimentary pastas, but honestly we would have preferred just getting a discount. The extra food wasn't necessarily a great idea. We will go back, but hopefully the next time it won't be as loud.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Outstanding meal and friendly service. Ambiance was lively, elegant but not quiet. I would go back anytime!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We LOVE this place so when OpenTable gave us a $100 gift card we jumped at the chance to try Scarpetta in NYC. The waiter was not too happy we were paying with a gift card so the second I showed him the voucher on my phone he did not feel like giving us much attention. We did not really care though because we were enjoying the atmosphere and it was our first time out together in a really long time.

Now for the food: SPAGHETII ALL DAY LONG. My husband and I both got it. It is our favorite. The short rib appetizer is pretty incredible as well.

They provide bread for you with a few different spreads which are also SO delicious.

The food came out and we were in and out in about an hour.

This is a perfect romantic date spot.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Romantic, Authentic, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Love the simple pasta dish and have it every time we visit. Customer service went above and beyond this visit for a special occasion.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

It was a wonderful evening starting with drinks at the bar. We had a table in the bar area which was less noisy than the inside dining area. We had a wonderful server who was attentive and friendly. Starting with the appetizers braised octopus and braised short ribs which were delicious. We had the spaghetti & tomato basil and farfalle w/sweetbreads. The pasta is perfectly done. Since it was my date's birthday, we were surprised with a dessert. The end to a wonderful dinner.

Tags: Hot Spot, Authentic, Bar Seating
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 25, 2017

The spaghetti was superb, very flavorful and authentic . We enjoyed the atmosphere and the server was courteous and attentive .

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Amazing cuisine. The service isn’t excellente! I went twice in the same week week.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

I'm pretty finicky about Italian food, but Scarpetta can really dish it out. My dining partner and I each had an app, a pasta, and an entree. There was no overlap so I got to eat three dishes, and taste three others. There was not a stinker in the bunch. We also indulged in their cocktail menu and wine list. The cocktails were very well done. Even standard cocktails like a Paloma were given a Scarpetta twist that made them more enjoyable. The service, too, was right on target. We told them about about a nut allergy at the beginning, and they were knowledgeable about what would be problematic. They also knew exactly what nuts could be omitted or placed on the side. All told, the food was excellent, and the drinks and the service were flawless.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was excellent. We had seared scallops and cauliflower to start, followed by their signature spaghetti with tomato sauce and Brussel sprouts. The service was very attentive, but not overwhelming. We sat in the front section of the restaurant, which was really the bar. It was way too noisy. We couldn’t hear our waitress and she couldn’t hear us either. I assume the back is quieter. I was surprised that we got sat at the bar considering we had a reservation. I would definitely come again but I would insist on sitting away from the bar.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Most friendly staff, had such a great time. Don't leave without trying the spaghetti -- a class done RIGHT.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We ordered drinks immediately after being seated and they did not arrive until after our appetizers were served .Both the maitre d and the waiter apologized but I was quite surprised when the round of drinks were not taken off our bill or a dessert was offered because of the inconvenience

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Oh, my gosh! Such great food! Wait staff were exceptional. A definite recommend!

Tags: Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients
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