Trattoria Dell'Arte

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$31 to $50
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Across from Carnegie Hall, Trattoria Dell’Arte features the largest antipasto bar in New York, a sprawling selection of seafood and vegetable specialties perfect for parties of all sizes. Designed after a Tuscan artist’s studio, the rooms include half-finished paintings, oversized sculptures of fragmented body parts, a gallery of Italian noses, a wine cellar dining room, and candle-filled private rooms.

The menu focuses on northern Italian specialties such as the steak Florentine, double veal chop, seafood specialties of the Mediterranean, and unforgettable desserts.

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Liam
London
3 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite NYC restaurants- never disappoints

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal was great, as usual. We love coming here when we are in the city

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vipluv2dinekmk
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated a friend's birthday before heading to the theater. It was a Sunday and we had 12:00 reservations. The menu was extensive which included brunch and lunch items, as well as unlimited mimosas!
The bread basket included sweet focaccia and some kind of crusty bread. We started with 3 delicious items from the antipasto bar; Brussel sprouts, cauliflower Milanese and farro salad. Each was delicious and packed with flavor. Two of us had eggs Benedict and I had the artichoke frittata. All the food was delicious and beautifully presented. The service was outstanding! Each server was personable, cheery, engaging and respectful!! The servers surprised us with a large wedge of light and delicate lemon layer cake adorned with a sparkler, singing Happy Birthday!

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DonB
Cancun
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food, good service, good atmosphere and a good time.

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TomF
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful, quaint and friendly Italian restaurant for dinner! Exceptional service all around and tantalizing and delicious meals.

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vipitaliansoul
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the is so buck with risotto and spaghetti cacio e Pepe! We’ll be back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Celebrating

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always very nice and delicious ...

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vipKathleenC
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience3

We had 6PM reservation since we had a 8PM Theater tixs. Seated immediately - as soon as took our drink order - waitress wanted to take our order. Put her off twice but finally ordered - our dinner came out in less than 5 minutes. Only had a sip of our drinks. We were finished dinner @ 6:30!!!! Felt like we were @ a diner instead of a nice Italian restaurant for dinner. While I always appreciate staff being conscious of theater goers time frame - this was ridiculous. Can't believe I am complaining about being served -
"too quickly"! Food was delicious and we enjoyed the lively ambiance but felt rushed.
Definitely was not a "dining experience". We enjoy all the Fireman's Hospitality restaurants but unfortunately Friday not was not enjoyable.

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vipslue22
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous restaurant
Awesome food
Great wait staff

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CathyR
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Because we had a large party we were in the wine room and it was awesome - cut down on some of the noise. Service was fabulous and food excellent. will definitely go there again as frequently as I can.

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vipAnnie
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great place for dinner before a concert at Carnegie Hall. Friendly staff and quick service.

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JJMcG
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great management team and service staff and the food is always good

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BillM
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is literally fantastic, as is the ambiance, staff and dont think theirs a more personal/professional waiter than Joe D'Onofrio. Best veal parmigiana in NYC.

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vipDavidO
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The selection of antipasti was wonderful as usual. I also had Red Snapper which was perfect.

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vipSheffield
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

OK, nights when there is something BIG at Carnegie Hall, the crowd in the Trattoria is out of control. Lines long, waits significant but they try to move things along. Noise level is amazing...it all feels too harried, almost harassing. I’m an eggplant LOVER of the first order and the caponata is spectacular but don’t waste your time on the eggplant parmigiana as its all breaded and bland, little eggplant taste and quite disappointing. Husband’s salmon was spectacular. And my baby artichokes were GREAT. But it wasn’t an over all great experience this time.

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MaryH
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service, great menu, food was outstanding. Not rushed, but in and out in plenty of time for 8 o’clock show at Carnegie Hall. Highly recommend.

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vipRobertM
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Upstairs is nice and quiet. Great seafood pasta - and we were able to get it with whole wheat pasta!!! Wonderful waiter - Paolo.

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Brooklynite
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

We dined at Trattoria Dell’Arte before an 8 pm concert across the street at Carnegie Hall. We were seated before 6, ordered three courses, and dinner was served and cleared in less than an hour. Busboys hovered over us trying to grab dishes and asking impatiently if we were finished while our forks were in midair. We were presented with the check well before 7. Given that this was a full price menu and we had over an hour to kill before the concert, we felt rushed at best. Also, although appetizers were very good, my veal was chewy and over salted. My husband’s tuna was oddly coated with a large amount of smoked paprika—not a great combination. All in all, not what we were hoping for.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review