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For 2
Date
Sun, 4/22
Time
9:00 PM
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Serafina Meatpacking

4.3
247 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Located in the heart of the Meatpacking District only few steps from the Whitney Museum, Highline and Chelsea Market, Our guests feast on delicious Italian cuisine including Serafina’s signature thin crust pizzas, delicious pastas, fresh salads, sea food, burgers and meats.
Cozy atmosphere, full bar, 3 floors and an outdoor café offer excellent people watching on the neighborhood's classic cobblestone streets. It is also a favorite brunch destination.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
WINTER HOURS
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Lunch+Dinner
Daily: 12:00PM -10:00PM
(kitchen closes at 10pm, Pizza at 11pm)
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
12:00pm-11pm
kitchen closes at 11pm, pizza at 12
Brunch:
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:30pm
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Phone number
(646) 964-4494
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Cross street
Little West 12th street
Additional
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
What 247 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
food
3.9
service
4.0
ambience
3.8
value
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Love Serafina! Eating at different ones & I like this location. Also, our reservation was for noon which is when they opened. We got there early & since we had an upcoming reservation, they let us come on inside after we asked because it was cold & windy & we were freezing. We really appreciated that! We will be back!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great for families. Something for everyone!

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great, great food, but too loud, too crowded and very stressed waiting staff. I have lived in NYC and I'm used to crowded bars and restaurants , but they accommodated too many people in a small space, between that and loud music a normal conversation could not be held. This was 5:30 pm on a Saturday.

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Good Experience.

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4.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Decided to try this place for the first time. We were seated by the bar on the first floor. The space was pretty tight. We saw some people drinking champagne so we decided to try their champagne cocktail, and their rose champagne. We liked the rose champagne better because the champagne cocktail was diluted by too much ice. The fried calamari was good and crispy. The mushroom risotto with truffle oil was the best I had. My daughter ordered the spaghetti with lobster in spicy sauce and she said it was just okay. Overall, we’re glad we tried this place and will probably be back, but not for a while. There’s just too many choices in the meatpacking district.

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2.0Dined on March 25, 2018

My food was quite cold when it arrived (chicken paillard) and my husbands order of the tuna burger was wrong. We order from the Serafina Ludlow and have been going to the Serafina on 61st for over a decade. The meatpacking location is just serving tourists and doesn’t try to keep up with its other locations service and food quality. It’s not the first time that I’ve been to the location at Meatpacking and something hasn’t gone well.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Impeccable service. Very personable staff.

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

I have been to Serafina’s other locations and loves each one. The Meatpacking location was a bit of a disappointment. The serving was slower and less attentive in comparison to the other locations. I waited for about three minutes adter my plate was serve for fresh ground peppers but waa unable to get any of the staff’s attention. I went there on Presidents’ Day for lunch and the place was quiet. No reason for slow services. I will stick to my upper Eastside Serafina.

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

Amazing, fantastic,cool ,friendly and the food out of this world

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5.0Dined on January 18, 2018

Excellent gnocchi and pizzas.

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4.0Dined on December 27, 2017

Holiday treat with their Champagne cocktail. The Veal Scaloppine was perfect while the ravioli w sage a bit salty for my taste, but otherwise flavorful. Attentive courteous waitstaff.

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1.0Dined on December 25, 2017

Unpleasant experience overall. The staff were inattentive and the food was mediocre for the price point.

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2.0Dined on December 24, 2017

It was horrible

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

A real neighbourhood gem. Great attentive service. Fresh and flavoursome Italian food. Compact and interesting wine list.

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5.0Dined on December 15, 2017

Enjoyed the meal and the staff was great! We were able to accommodate everyone’s busy schedules.

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1.0Dined on December 10, 2017

It took 10 minutes to be welcomed after being seated at our table. We got up from the table to ask for a other round of drinks 3 Times. The staff seemed to be more interested in chatting in the stairwell than waiting on the tables. The food was room temp when it hit the table. I don’t like cold Salmon Benedict. We will not be returning, and if anyone asks... we will tell them to dine elsewhere. The job of a waiter is make sure that the dining experience is at the very least pleasant. The staff couldn’t even meet this minimum.

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5.0Dined on November 29, 2017

Awesome food everyone loved their meals. I️ enjoyed it very much.

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4.0Dined on November 24, 2017

The food was great but staff was all over the place. Service was OK.

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5.0Dined on November 11, 2017

Food was absolutely delicious, pasta was so fresh. Ambiance was cute, cozy and energetic! Definitely can’t wait to go back.

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4.0Dined on November 7, 2017

It was quaint. Everything was excellent. Perfect spot for after a gallery visit! Will definitely return when in the area!

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5.0Dined on November 5, 2017

Both times I've been to this restaurant I've been sat upstairs. It's pretty private and great if you have a loud party, not so great if you want to people watch. Food is always really good, and their wine list is great too (good mix of California and Italy).

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2.0Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was good, but I’ve been to other locations in which the service was much better. Not sure if it was because it was an early Sunday dinner, but the staff wasn’t that engaged.

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4.0Dined on November 4, 2017

Went there as soon as they opened @ 1130am to eat the lemon ricotta pancakes and was extremely disappointed that it was not available. Instead, Restaurant gave us a tiramisu to make up for our disappointment. The tiramisu was excellent.

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1.0Dined on October 28, 2017

Absolutely horrendous service. Do NOT go here. We were rushed in and out, they never took our drink orders, I had to find the waiter multiple times and still was not sure if there even was a designated waiter for us, the food came out before water or even drinks. When my cocktail came out the waiter spilled half of it on the table and didn't say anything, just avoid this place at all costs.

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3.0Dined on October 25, 2017

Eh. That’s it.

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1.0Dined on October 23, 2017

Shocking service
Rude and unpleasant

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5.0Dined on October 21, 2017

I love this place! The food was absolutely outstanding, especially considering that it was not overpriced! The cocktails were delicious. The servers were attentive and nice and the environment was great.

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2.0Dined on October 21, 2017

I was disappointed in this restaurant. The service was pretty lousy. I had to ask for bread with our meal. The waiter brought out bread with oil. Then I had to ask for plates so we could put our bread on something. The waiter brought out 1 plate. We put the oil on the plate but had no plates for the bread. The food was just ok and the portions are small. There are plenty of restaurants in NY go somewhere else.

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5.0Dined on October 15, 2017

Great place to come in a group

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4.0Dined on October 7, 2017

I made a reservation for Serafina since we were visiting the Highline. It's very close & in a cool area! The restaurant wasn't as loud as some other ones that we had passed and I loved the actual restaurant itself. I had the filet which was amazing. It came with a peppercorn sauce that I could have drank. For dessert we shared the tiramisu which was a bit dry and not very flavorful. All in all, a great place!

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1.0Dined on October 7, 2017

Food was subpar and accommodations not very comfortable.

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1.0Dined on October 6, 2017

The food is really bad and cheap, the service great, the Friday night party crowds very loud

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4.0Dined on September 24, 2017

Awful server, didn't take order correctly, laughed when I asked for ice for the second time, attitude

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4.0Dined on September 24, 2017

I had the pizza with the goat cheese and it was delicious. Being as fussy as I am with pizza, it is not easy for me to give a good review but Serafina deserves a thumps up for their pizza. It is a great place to sit outside, have a cocktail and meal with friends, after you finish walking the High Line. Some of the places directly after the High Line are crowded. This was perfect for us and we enjoying the atmosphere of casual dining in NYC.

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1.0Dined on September 23, 2017

I had the extremely unfortunate experience of dining at this very low value restaurant. My steak reminded me of what I burn on my BBQ grill. They could not make margaritas and had to send it back. A soda came out warm with one ice cube. So, the food was terrible, the drinks were warm including the beer, and it was insanely expensive for what we received. I do not recommend this place. to anyone. BAD EXPERIENCE!!!!

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5.0Dined on September 23, 2017

Serafina Meatpacking is a favorite spot of ours because of its fun relaxed atmosphere and great Italian and contemporary comfort food. So it was the perfect pick for an early dinner on 9/23 to celebrate before grabbing a quick cab to see Bruno Mars. Sitting outside on a beautiful Saturday evening allowed us to people watch, have a great conversation,and enjoy a great relaxed meal. The cocktails are well crafted and we recommend the Goat Cheese salad (we added chicken) and the Regina Pizza. Always fun energetic courteous service. I greatly appreciate our server's willingness to provide me with our check immediately after ordering once I let him know we needed to leave quickly after dinner to make it Madison Square Garden on time. Many thanks for a great start to our evening!!!

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4.0Dined on September 20, 2017

Food and service are great.

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3.0Dined on August 18, 2017

We started w/meatballs appetizer which was very good. I had the Gorgonzola burger which wasn't that good. Others had the pasta w/peas, chicken in a touch of cream (heavy touch) that was dry. Lastly pasta pomodora which was ok. Fresh bread was good. The price was good but being an Italian cook I wouldn't go back. Also very limited alcohol choices.

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2017

After visiting the Whitney Museum, we were looking for something nearby. The menu for this place looked appealing on open table, so we booked a spot. We were greatly warmly by the hostess, and our service was prompt and friendly. The food was really terrific - better than we even expected. My farfalle with limoncello sauce and shrimp was unique and delicious - I'd go back there just to have it again. Only one mild complaint - the pizza (huge for a personal size and quite tasty) arrived a luke warm. If it had arrived piping hot this would be an unqualified rave!

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2017

Really good food, friendly staff and great ambience

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