Serafina Broadway

4.3
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$31 to $50
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Italian

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Serafina Broadway evokes all the feelings of Broadway stage-life as well as a comfortable dining experience. Serafina teamed up with renowned architect David Rockwell to create a culinary gem inspired by classic Fellini films and traditional Italian cuisine.

Featuring rustic Italian fare that wets the appetite, Serafina Broadway prepares the freshest pastas, pizzas, seafood and meats that are unparalleled in Midtown Manhattan. Serafina Broadway is the restaurant of choice for theater-goers, young professionals, neighborhood locals and seasoned Italian food enthusiasts.
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.1
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4.1
ambience
3.9
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Lunch at Serafina was great, my clients were happy with the food. The service could improve but it was busy. We had to call on the waiters several times.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service...especially loved the gnocchi

TM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Serafina Broadway is our favorite Midtown restaurant. We love everything about it. The food is amazing, unique and beautifully presented, and for NYC it is reasonably priced. We also love the ambiance; it is a unique setting. Finally the wait staff is great - friendly, attentive and professional.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Tuna Carpaccio was good- the Caesar salad was good but very small. :) probably a normal size but looked like a bigger side salad.

Excellent service though!

CM
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience4

The wine was horrible and while in other restaurants they give you a sample before ordering a bottle, that was not possible at this place.

EF
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We spent Thanksgiving dinner here and had an amazing time with the family. Great food, not loud and weren’t rushed. Definitely plan to return!!!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thanksgiving

OT
Las Vegas
11 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Service was a little inattentive but the food was good. Will return.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very good food

SD
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing pre show venue!! Excellent food amazing decor.

G
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food in a fun ambiance. Restaurant is small but food made up for it. Enjoyed the carpaccio, pear salad , primavera pizza and rigatoni bolognese. Ingredients were so fresh and delicious. Would definitely recommend and come back.

NH
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very attentive service that kept us on time for getting to our show. Everyone enjoyed their meals and commented on the how well it was prepared. The lamb chop special was the hit of the table.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Too expensive

D
New York Area
326 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The restaurant was a bit quieter and warmer inside than up front by the windows and bar. It is also a bit crowded. For the amount of people and size of the restaurant, it was disappointing to see only one men's and one women's restroom. The food and drinks did warm our tummies. We shared a few different dishes and enjoyed all the nicely balanced flavors.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Everything we ordered was not good. This restaurant used to be much better. Not coming back.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The waiter was very nice and catered to our requests. Food came out alarmingly fast (maybe within five minutes). Was okay but not totally worth it for the price.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

The service was not great and our waitress was very slow but overall we had a great time!

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall good experience!!! Wait staff was friendly and knowledgeable!!! A pleasant experience took my two grandchildren for their birthday!!!

OT
Nashville
5 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Service was excellent. Food was average and it was loud.

H
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall3food4service5ambience2

The food is quite good, as is the service; however, like many NYC restaurants it is very noisy. I would not go back, but if you don’t mind the noise, enjoy.

BP
New York Area
82 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food and atmosphere at reasonable prices

s
Philadelphia
120 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Have been a few times. It has been better. 10:30am and the restaurant was empty except for one other person.
The breakfast was good, as was the coffee.
Service as bit intrusive.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience

b
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Nice attentive service. Food was delicious and plated nicely. Portions ample. Overall a very positive experience. We will definitely return!

x
Austria
127 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience3

The waiter was indifferent at best- when i asked for something, I got the distinct feeling I was bothering him. My pasta came out ice cold, and I had to wait 10 mins to find the waiter or bus boy to request pepper and parmesan cheese. The menu is appealing, but the food was only fair.

f
Minneapolis
180 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Good Sunday brunch. French toast was amazing.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience1

We were put in a corner spot with cold food.

G
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

First time. Food and service was excellent. Noise level too high and background music is unnecessary and a bit annoying.

c
New Orleans
23 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best gluten free pasta I’ve ever had. Great service- perfect place after theatre.

OT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food every single time

OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The service was not good

S
Baltimore
24 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

After show dinner...easy, great menu, always consistent and good. Pizzas are winners!!!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall1food2service2ambience1

Food was not up to par. The service was rushed. Was noisy and rushed.very disappointing.

AM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The pasta was beyond delicious and the service was great!

W
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall2food4service1ambience2

Service was disappointing, almost nonexistent. There was a long wait between being seated and when our drink order was taken, and then we watched the drinks sit at the bar until I was able to ask the host for help.

IK
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience4

The food was terrible, and the behaviors of waiter’s were vey bad.

NE
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The food is always good here, however, service was slow this time around. It took approximately 45 mins before we got our entrees and we had to follow up twice. Our server did not apologize or say anything to acknowledge our patience. I also noticed that some tables were given dessert cookies but we were not offered any. I’ve been here many times and they definitely prioritize larger groups and stick parties of 2 off on one side and forget about them.

HG
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience1

By our own request we were seated at what appeared to be the quietest 2x tucked into an alcove by the bar. The hostess subsequently allowed a group of tourists to add a bar stool to where they had been standing. Doing so effectively blocked the passage to the rest room. My back was hit at least 20 times during my dinner. When I raided this issue to the hostess she snapped that we had requested that table so it was our problem. I will never done in a Serafina (aka rude ripoff) again. Horrible.

JS
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great good and great service

FF
Sacramento
6 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Server was excellent, food was great.
I heard bolgnese was supposed to be amazing, and was only above average, although, not bad.