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NYC Restaurant Guide: Top Italian Restaurants in New York

New York has many great Italian Restaurants to choose from! This latest New York Travel Blog article, 'NYC Restaurant Guide: Top Italian Restaurants in New York', introduces you to 6 of the 'most reviewed' Italian Restaurants for your consideration. Feel free to try them all!

January 3, 2019

Discovering great new restaurants is a very popular activity when visiting New York! Among the most popular cuisines in the city is Italian. 

We created this latest New York Travel Blog article, 'NYC Restaurant Guide: Top Italian Restaurants in New York', to introduce you to just 6 of the 'most reviewed' Italian Restaurants for your consideration.  

Which restaurant should you try? We vote to try them all!

Carmine's Italian Restaurant - Times Square
Location: 200 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-221-3800
Neighborhood: Times Square
Cuisine: Italian

If you’re hungry for Italian food, great Italian food and a lot of it, then Carmine’s is your place.  Big is not always better but in the case of Carmine’s is both big and better than most.  

Carmine’s serves all the Italian classics and they do it well.  Big family style portions, that are easily shared around the table and we dare you to not need a ‘take away’ package with you.  It is not easy to finish the larger than life portions of Lasagna, Chicken Parmesan, Tortolini, and more, but the great taste will have you trying your best. 

Carmine’s is located close to many things to do after dinner, or before; numerous Broadway shows, Madame Tussauds, great shopping and not far from Madison Square Garden for a concert or sporting event.

Give Carmine’s a try and see if you agree if it should be a, ‘Top 6 Reviewed Italian Restaurants in New York.’

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Big family style portions, that are easily shared around the table and we dare you to not need a ‘take away’ package with you. 

 

Maialino
Location: 200 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-777-2410
Neighborhood: Gramercy
Cuisine: Italian

Chef Jason Pfeifer’s Italian cuisine combines his passion for traditional Italian food with a focus on local farmers and suppliers.  This attention to quality from the start of the dish has given Maialino a following of loyal guests so reservations on any night is recommended. If you can’t get a table, try a seat at the bar, Bar Maialino. Other areas of the restaurant include the Trattoria dining room, the Wine Counter which & the Private Dining Room which accommodates special events with seating up to 26 people.

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Maialino's is a 'must visit' Italian restaurant in New York.

 

Del Posto
Location: 85 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-497-8090
Neighborhood: Meatpacking District
Cuisine: Italian

In October of 2010, Del Posto received a glowing four-star review from The New York Times, and this was the first time this recognition was given to an Italian restaurant in nearly 40 years. Since then the restaurant has gained other accolades including; a 5 Diamond Award from AAA, the coveted Relais & Chateaux distinction, and the Grand Award from Wine Spectator.   

At Del Posto, the ambiance of European luxury, palette-enlightening cuisine, polished service, and a world-renowned wine list culminate in an Italian dining experience unlike any other. Del Posto demonstrates what Italian fine dining can and should be: stylish and sophisticated, elegant but not stodgy, devoted to updating and refining traditional flavors and recipes for modern palates. 

Interior of Del Posto restaurant in New York City
Del Posto demonstrates what Italian fine dining can and should be.

 

Patsy's
Location: 236 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone:  212-247-3491
Neighborhood: Theater District
Cuisine: Italian

Since 1944, Patsy’s has been located on Manhattan's west side just south of Central Park near Carnegie Hall. Patsy’s is a traditional family-owned and operated Italian Restaurant serving all the favorite dishes; Linguine Puttanesca, Penne alla Vodka, Tortellini Bolognese, Spaghetti or Whole-wheat Pasta with Marinara Sauce and Cannelloni with Meat Sauce.

This vintage Neapolitan Italian restaurant has a long history of entertaining high-profile patrons, including Frank Sinatra, Al Pachino, Tom Hanks, Madonna, George Clooney and many more – stop by and see the impressive photographs on the walls.

With endorsement of all their celebrity customers and regular folk, it’s no surprise that Patsy’s is a ‘Top 6 Reviewed Italian Restaurants in New York.’

 

Trattoria Trecolori
Location: 254 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036
Phone:  212-997-4540
Neighborhood: Theater District
Cuisine: Italian

Trattoria Trecolori is a popular Italian restaurant located in the Theater District. Serving classic red-sauce dishes in a charming setting with a full bar & exposed brick décor.  

Trattoria Trecolori is a good option for those with special dietary needs, offering both low-fat and gluten-free items on the menu. Trattoria Trecolori is great for families or couples alike. Your tab at Trattoria Trecolori will usually run to about $30 per guest. For a lovely Italian night out, look no further than Trattoria Trecolori.

 

Carbone
Location: 181 Thompson Street, New York, NY 10012
Phone:  212-254-3000
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
Cuisine: Italian

Carbone is an Italian-American restaurant created by Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick. This Italian restaurant pays homage to the essence of the great Italian-American restaurants of mid-20th century in New York, where delicious, exceptionally well-prepared food was served in settings that were simultaneously elegant, comfortable and unpretentious. Popular dishes include; Seafood Salad, Linguini Vongole, Lobster Fra Diavola, Chicken Scarpariello and Veal Parmesan. Put Carbone on your list of ‘must visit’ Italian Restaurants the next time you are in New York.

We hope this latest New York Travel Blog article, 'NYC Restaurant Guide: Top Italian Restaurants in New York', has inspired you to enjoy some of the 'most reviewed' Italian Restaurants during your next visit to New York. 

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