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Sirio Ristorante

4.3
269 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem

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About

Sirio Ristorante features contemporary Italian cuisine, private label wines and a selection of Italian vintages that complement the casual elegance and modern feel of the restaurant. Executive chef Massimo Bebber specializes in fresh, seasonal dishes, ranging from appetizers and pastas to simple and robust entrées. Named after legendary restaurateur Sirio Maccioni.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
5:30 - 9:45pm Nightly
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Phone number
(212) 401-4303
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Massimo Bebber
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Catering
Catering: For more than 25 years, Le Cirque has hosted enchanted evenings for elegant affairs. We invite you to make your evenings truly special for your catering needs. 

Please contact our Banquets & Catering department at 212.405.5095.
http://lecirque.com/private-dining

Private Parties: We will work with you to create an unforgettable evening of delightful dining, the finest service and an elegant atmosphere. For more information on private parties, please contact our Banquets & Catering department at 212.405.5095 or visit or visit http://lecirque.com/private-dining.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lexington and Third Avenue
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Parking details
There is public parking directly across the street from the restaurant at 109 E. 58th Street, between Lex & 3rd. http://nyc.centralparking.com/opentable/6624
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Public transit
4,5,6 and N,R,Q at 59th Street & Lexington Ave.
F at 63rd Street & Lexington Ave.
E, M at 53rd Street & Lexington Ave.
M57 at 57th Street & Lexington Ave.
M101, M102, M103 at 57th Street & Lexington Ave.
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Entertainment
We occasionally offer live jazz on Musical Mondays in our cafe starting at 8pm. Please check the "News" section of www.lecirquecafe.com for more info and a list of scheduled performances or call 212.644.0202.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.3based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
3.7
value
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on January 16, 2017

Everything was great except the food took so incredibly long to come out. Dinner took twice as long as it should have

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2017

superb food, gorgeous atmosphere and superb service would like to come again and will recommend this wonderful restaurant to others.

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2.0Dined on December 30, 2016

We were rushed through the meal.
The hot dishes were served barely warm!

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2016

Our dining experience was wonderful. The food is delicious and the setting is elegant, even in the bar area.

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5.0Dined on December 22, 2016

the food was great, the service was even better. we had a great experience

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2.0Dined on December 15, 2016

The service was horrible!! We had to wait more then an hour between each course, and not because the kitchen couldn't keep up with orders, but because they had no waiters available!! Hence, when food finally arrived to the table, it was barely warm!! Nobody would refill our water. We had to wait 45min for dessert menu! Finally, I had complained to the hostess, and they had offered us free wine with dessert for the inconvenience. Apparently they had a large private party and all waiters were occupied there. Still, it's no excuse since our reservation was made several days in advance and accepted.

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5.0Dined on November 28, 2016

Superb service. Gracious staff. Thanks for a good experience.

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4.0Dined on November 26, 2016

My friend and I bought a deal from Living Social for dinner for two with a bottle of wine. The menu offered to us was a limited one, however, the choices offered to us were very good, as was the quality of the food. We shared a tuna tartar and a calamari for appetizers. For the main course, we each ordered branzino. We ordered a chocolate mousse for desert and were also given a complimentary creme brule. The choice between wines was red or white. We ordered the white and it was very good.

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2016

Amazing food, ambience and service. Perfect for a special get together or a place to take parents

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2016

The service was outstanding, the food delicious and the restaurant beautiful. Strongly recommend this restaurant.

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4.0Dined on November 7, 2016

Siri is now at Le Cirque. Beautiful ambience. It wasn't busy so the staff were attentive and very lovely . They made us feel very welcome. The food was good -not great

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3.0Dined on November 4, 2016

I purchased a Groupon for this restaurant, after which I read some reviews about the service which werte not flattering. However, my experience was excellent service. The food was good, but I've had better. I had a delicious appettizer, but the spaghetti with seafood entree was a little disappointing, as the seafood was overcooked. Dessert, crepes, were right on point.

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3.0Dined on October 28, 2016

Had a Travelzoo voucher which we presented to the waiter as soon as seated; were treated as 3rd class citizens; we were the only ones who did not received amuse bouche (two rounds were offered to all the other tables); the tuna tartare was not accompanied by toast; the bottle of wine (included in the voucher) was brought to the table with arrogance and contempt; the savings do not justify the humiliation.

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5.0Dined on October 17, 2016

Amazing dining experience, great value

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2.0Dined on September 16, 2016

I went to Sirio when it was located at The Pierre and it was magical. We went to the new location and I can just say it not only was not the same but it was a real disappointment from the moment we entered to the end. The food was average. The service was ok or rather pedestrian

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1.0Dined on August 13, 2016

First of all the reservation was for Sirio restaurant and it turns out Sirio was closed so we were shunted to Le Cirque. They couldn't seem to find the reservation inspire of our getting notified of it several times by email, and my personally confirming it. The food was drab, tasteless, under seasoned. The worse dinner in a restaurant that I have eaten in quite awhile. Had a carrot, ginger soup totally non-descript, followed by supposed eggplant parmesan. Just plain unseasoned, tasteless tomato sauce over some tasteless eggplant. I tasted my husbands salmon which had a thick skin on it, and also totally lacking in taste. The only redeeming item out of the three courses was the desert creme Brule. We were rushed through the meal, a Saturday night arriving at 7:15pm and finished by 8:00pm, as the the adjacent table. We were not offered bread and butter, and the still left hungry after the meal. Totally unsatisfactory, I have had better dinners at a local diner. We will not be back

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2016

Our guest arrived late and 2 did not come but there was no problem. They seated us
when our guest arrived. The food was very good and the service was great! The restaurant
is lovely. We had a very nice meal and a good time.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2016

This spot is a sleek hideaway amongst the clutter of the neighborhood. Authentic Italian food, nice ambience ( great black and white architectural photos ) and professional, polite service.

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2.0Dined on February 5, 2016

Waiter was rude and inattentive. Food ranged from average to good. Management made no attempt to make amends for bad experience. Went to LeCirque back in the day when Sirio was the ringmaster. This place bears no resemblance to its heritage. Too many other good places to go in the neighborhood to bother going here.

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3.0Dined on February 5, 2016

This was a pleasant Restaurant Week choice. Pricey usually.
I wonder what will happen now that the Pierre
is taking back this space.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2016

Sirio's is a perfect place for lunch, brunch or dinner. The food is always good and service is excellent.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2016

Had a lovely lunch for two, excellent and attentive service, combined with outstanding cocktails and food. Will definitely revisit when next in town.

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2016

Very good restaurant in Pierre Hotel. Small, but with excellent food and great service. We both had a wonderful red snapper dish--but everything was great. It's in a small space off the hotel lobby and isn't intimate as people peer in all the time and walk through. But it's a very good restaurant if you're in that area off 5th Avenue. Highly reccommend.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2016

Never knew this fantastic restaurant existed. Everything was exceptional. We will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on January 18, 2016

I really appreciated this experience. The food was absolutely wonderful. The service was so awesome as well. From the time we entered the restaurant to the time we left , we were treated so well. The lady at the door took our coats and gave us a choice of a banquette or another table. We chose the banquette, and enjoyed the quiet ambiance. The food came quickly once we made our order. The food was incredibly tasty. We each enjoyed our respective choices from the menu and were allowed time to savor our meal. The absolute BEST part were the desserts! We were treated with an extra complimentary dessert and a lovely talk with the pastry sous chef, Tika. She explained the desserts given and we noted how each one was made to look so perfectly lovely, and the taste was simply outstanding! I would definitely come back to try other items on their menu, and definitely for the desserts!

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4.0Dined on January 13, 2016

I had a business lunch where a group of eight of us had to be in and out in about an hour. The service was terrific, from the hostess to the waitress. They were attentive, accommodating and we finished two courses in the allotted time and never felt rushed. They had a number of specials which most of the diners took advantage of. I would definitely recommend this for a business lunch.

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5.0Dined on January 7, 2016

Booked this restaurant primarily due to its proximity to the office of the client with whom we were meeting, as well as their reputation. It did not disappoint. Service was fantastic, sensitive and intuitive to allow for our goal of discussion and as we booked at the beginning of the lunch hour (though it filled quickly), the intimate and carpeted environment allowed for effective communication across the table of 5. The food was fantastic and the pace felt unrushed. I would certainly recommend this place to anyone looking for an upscale, top notch, dining experience.

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4.0Dined on December 25, 2015

We went to the fixed price Christmas lunch with a group of four people. Very friendly service, and the flow of everything was great - food coming just at the right time. Good coffee, well portioned plates and a good variety of seafood options too. The atmosphere was elegent, although we were expecting to feel more of a Christmas vibe given that they were advertising Christmas lunch. Overall a very enjoyable experience.

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1.0Dined on December 25, 2015

I thought Christmas lunch would have held some sort of festive cheer or at least some holiday ambiance, background music, something!
The service was ok. But that is about all that would pass where I am from.
The food was average at best. Pre cooked and heated to order. And it was not all that busy to justify having pre cooked food.
Dry chicken. Dry pasta. Uninspired ravioli. Grey 'greens'. Soggy skin fish.
For that price tag and location, it really should be reevaluated.
Not impressed.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2015

Great fine dining. Energetic, fun staff

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2015

This was my first time here. Everything from the greeting to the goodbyes was wonderful. Although there were only a few tables at 7pm on Wed 12/23 the staff was very friendly & helpful. Wine list, water preference menu were all delivered promptly, & the waiter told me about the daily specials as I was enjoying cocktails/wine. The sweetbread app & diver scallop special entree were both expertly prepared & presented. Service was discreet & prompt. For dessert I selected the pistachio panna Cota mousse, which was also delicious. I can't wait to return.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2015

Sirio has become our favorite place when we visit New York City. Reliable upscale quality Italian food with great service in a quiet relaxed atmosphere. Not cheap but worth every dollar.

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5.0Dined on December 7, 2015

All of the servers were engaged and informative, very committed to delivering a wonderful dining experience. Delicious pasta special sealed the deal!

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3.0Dined on November 12, 2015

Service was choppy and food was bland. Most likely wouldn't got back as there are plenty of better options at this price point in the city.

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5.0Dined on November 8, 2015

Great service, professional staff, nice presentation. Clean , tasteful decor. Overall a very nice experience. We are becoming regulars.

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2015

Phenominal Food, excellent service, and an overall notable experience.

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5.0Dined on October 21, 2015

It is ideal for lunch, with friendly and excellent service, and excellent food at reasonable prices. Best of all it has a noise level that permits conversation and friendly get togethers.

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4.0Dined on October 16, 2015

Food was good while being a little high priced. The hostess and manager were very friendly but we felt totally ignored by our primary waitstaff. Perhaps we weren't spending enough because he rarely checked on us and then when we told him we didn't want coffee or dessert, he never came back. I appreciate not being rushed but we had to ask for our bill.

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5.0Dined on October 11, 2015

The waiters are great .. The carbonara ruled the menu !' The drinks are short but the place is worth the visit . Late nite is best

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5.0Dined on October 4, 2015

Amazing Italian food. Authentic and very delicious

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