About Sant Ambroeus - West Village
Shortly after the original Sant Ambroeus opened its doors in Milan in 1936, a devoted following emerged. This celebrated pasticceria and confetteria became the meeting place for the local intelligentsia, whether beginning their day with Sant Ambroeus’s legendary cappuccino and cornetto, savoring panini at lunch, or spending their evening enjoying refined cuisine in the restaurant’s elegant dining room.
We translated these old-world sensibilities of Sant Ambroeus to modern times, and imported our rich culinary traditions to New York. Each of our restaurants remains authentic to our Milanese origins, and we continue to serve our culturally inspired delectables in a casual yet elegant environment.
New York, NY 10014
Hours of Operation:
Mon – Fri 7:30am to 11:00pm
Sat – Sun 9:00am to 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Please contact our Sant Ambroeus Spevial Events department. Phone: 212-207-6680 ext. 151.
A, B, C, D, E, F & V trains to West 4th Street and the 1 train to Christopher Street.
Private Party Facilities:
Please contact our Sant Ambroeus Spevial Events department for more information. Private events can be held at the restaurant for up to 45 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Chiara Sassoli: (212) 207-6680 ext. 15
Bar Dining, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Sant Ambroeus - West Village Ratings and Reviews
We were there for Restaurant Week lunch, so I can't speak to their regular prices, but our lunch was a fantastic deal. And the food was just amazing -- I can honestly say it was one of the best meals I have ever had. Capping things off, the service was perfect -- polite without being obsequious, and attentive without being pushy. This was an experience I will remember for a long time.
I came to Sant Ambroeus in the West Village to celebrate my friend's birthday and take advantage of the NY Restaurant Week menu. They had some of their well-known Sant Ambroeus dishes on the restaurant week menu. The Spaghetti all'Arrabbiata was absolutely delicious. It is spicy, but so good that I could not stop eating it. They had a great dessert selection. I ended up choosing the seasonal apple tart, which was a great way to end the meal. The service was very attentive and friendly. The atmosphere was intimate. It was a great West Village restaurant. I would go back for another occasion.
Went with friends during winter 2018 restaurant week. Outstanding dishes were the mixed salad and the skate, the others were good or okay. Sophisticated though loud setting, quick and correct service. We spent more on drinks, wine & water, but that's the deal with restaurant week.
Ambiance and service trumps this unassuming and intimate West Village hot spot. I was greeted by a pleasant and friendly host, whom I believe I spoke with on the phone as well, remained friendly and accommodating throughout my stay and definitely set the tone right. Everyone from the bar staff to the floor staff were very good and the dinner setting was just impeccable. Food was also very delicious, and so were the wine and cocktails. Perfect place if you would like to impress a date or even for a business meal. I would definitely come back again.
Good local restaurant in the Greenwich Village area with good Italian food.
A place to go during the day. Evening is OK but reading menus and wine list is very difficult because the lighting is so poor. Also I like to be able to see what I am eating which was not that easy in the dimly lit restaurant.
Saturday breakfast exceptional. Charming bistro atmosphere. Cordial service. Only slightly on the slow side. We were only ones in restaurant at the time. Not a big deal. Usually eat in upper east side location which is much larger, busier and spot on service. Will be back.
Went to the west Village from mid-torn reluctantly for a business lunch. It was worth it. The food was wonderful. I ate off the Restaurant Week menu for $29, an unbelievable bargain given the fact that one of my dishes, by itself, was $25 on the main menu. I also had tuna tartare and a lemon custard pie for desert. The pasta dish, a bolanaise, was perfect cooked and tasty. Service was weak, with a repeated need to ask for the waiter. Note that the regular menu is quite pricier, but still a good price for the quality.
Had the restaurant week lunch menu, wife had duck and I had pasta bolognese, both were superb, portion just right, not too much, not too little. Both appetizers, salmon carpacio and the lentil salad were fresh and tasty. The lentil salad was huge. For dessert, we were a little disappointed with the cheesecake as we are spoiled by the new york style cheesecake and not prepared for the daintier Italian one. However, the assorted gelato was to die for, so tasty and generous. The only thing that spoiled lunch a bit was not the fault of the restaurant, but there were two separate tables of customers who were unable to modulate their voices which were heard throughout the restaurant. One of the offending patrons sat at the table next to ours but thank goodness we were on our dessert already and only had to hear them for about 10 minutes. Again, not the fault of the restaurant and I would definitely recommend eating here and we will certainly do so again.
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