These Manhattan Italian restaurants will have you shouting mamma mia with the fine selection of salad, pasta and meat dishes. From fine Italian cuisine to more casual fare, Italian restaurants in Manhattan have a variety to choose from. To help you narrow down your options, use our WorldWeb.com Travel Guide and read Italian restaurant reviews and descriptions with maps on how on to get there.
Joe G’s family-owned-and-operated Italian restaurant is nestled in the heart of New Manhattan's West Side. Established decades ago, this stylish and modern basement restaurant has a period feel with dark Mahogany wood paneling, mirrors, sparkling glassware, shiny brass railings and faux tiffany lamps. Pizzas are an obvious specialty, but so too are meat dishes that are balanced with poultry and seafood options. The combinations available are truly mouth-watering. Service is sharp and attentive, and everything is freshly cooked in-house. The wine list is extensive and exclusively Italian, with a great choice from well-priced house wines to some of the best Italy has to offer. Open daily for lunch and dinner, except on Sunday when Joe G's is open for dinner only. Free delivery within a 5 mi (8 km) radius. Joe G Restaurant is located in the Da Vinci Hotel.
A restaurant that serves Meditteranean cuisine with an infusion of Italian flavors. Aleo serves lunch and dinner everyday. There is a garden for dining al fresco and a bar that allows one to sit and dine in comfort while having a few cocktails. Handicap accessible. Children are welcome. Space is available for private parties, including birthdays and weddings.
Italian for Courtyard, Il Cortile has an authentic Roman garden, where Chef Michael DeGeorgio presents his specialties of lobster ravioli and veal cognac with porcini mushrooms and other Italian food items.
Cacio e Pepe
Cacio e Pepe opened its door on July 26, 2004 that featured an evening of complimentary food and wine.Cacio e Pepe has been bustling with patrons ever since.
Otto Enoteca & Pizzeria
OTTO, which means “eight” in Italian, opened its doors January 2003. Modeled after an Italian train station, OTTO is located on 8th Street, in the historic One Fifth Avenue building.Known for classic Italian pizza, an extensive wine selection and a warm and friendly atmosphere.
Panevino Ristorante in Avery Fisher Hall
Panevino Ristorante in Avery Fisher Hall of the Lincoln Center features contemporary Italian cuisine. The restaurant is open Monday through Saturday for dinner and lunch is served on matinee days.
Barbuto occupies a large, airy space with curving, garage-style doors, which in the spring will open up to allow café tables to spill onto the sidewalk.
Located near Lincoln Center, Gabriel's serves a mix of cocktails, select wines and northern Italian cuisine.
Located in the West Village and open daily for lunch, dinner and late-night dining, this casual Italian eatery offers menus of signature salads, pasta dishes and seafood specialties for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Desserts and ample choice of wines are added highlights.
Andy's Italian Ices
Andy's Italian Ices is a food truck serving real gourmet Italian ice. Enjoy the many flavors of water ice and crème ice. Sugar-free ices are available. They also serve Demarco espresso, coffee, hot teas, hot coco, iced lattes, macchiatos, cappuccinos, and mochaccinos.
Antica Venezia Ristorante
Antica Venezia Ristorante is an elegant restaurant that serves Northern Italian cuisine in Greenwich Village.
Trattoria Pesce Pasta
Open daily for lunch and dinner, this Italian eatery features an extensive selection of traditional dishes, including gnocchi, risotto specialties, daily seafood selections and classic antipasti choices.
Cucina Regionale Italiana-Vittorio Restaurant
Vittorio Cucina Regionale Italiana®, dedicated to the preservation of "authentic Italian cooking", features the finest dishes from the twenty regions of Italy since 1989. Located on 308 Bleecker St, between 7th Ave. and Grove St. in downtown Greenwich Village.
Italian small plates, 19 varieties of crostini, impressive cocktail choices and a casual wine bar atmosphere are hallmarks of this West Village establishment, open daily for lunch, dinner and late-night noshing.
Plumeri Restaurant serves Itlaian classics transformed into new interpretations by Executive Chef Jose Santacruz.
Lattanzi serves Italian fine dining in Manhattan's Theatre District, situated on 46th Street's Restaurant Row. Now in its twenty first year of operation, the restaurant has earned its wide reputation for serving exceptional, authentic, and high-quality Italian cuisine.
Marky Ramone's Cruisin' Kitchen
Marky Ramone's Cruisin' Kitchen travels around New York serving trattoria style food featuring Marky Ramone's Brooklyn's Own Marina Pasta Sauce.
Open for brunch and dinner, Tonda has restaurant and streetside dining. Pizze is a speciality and is availabe in white, whole wheat or gluten-free crust. Traditional toppings galore are offered including string beans, anchovies, prosciutto, gorgonzola and speck. It can be found in the East Village.
Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca
Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca, opened by Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich in June 1998, is an exuberant celebration of the best of Italian food, wine and lifestyle.
This ultra-elegant, chic and intimate eatery presents a modern touch on Northern Italian classics. Features include private room seating and a short bar with a collection of 700 wines.
This lower east side eatery offers casual dining, extensive choice of thin-crust pizzas, vegan selections and a full menu of signature cocktails, global wines and daily happy hour specials.
Phil's vision is to create a warm atmosphere where customers can find traditional north Italian recipes to more modern day fusion cooking.
Chef William Gallagher creates authentic Italian meals in a cozy setting at Becco. The fixed price menu includes table side preparation of pastas and creamy Caesar salads. In addition, an extensive selection of wines are available to complement the meals.
Vino is the name of the game at this sophisticated wine bar. Decorated in with a stylish simplicity the wall of wines is what catches the eye. A menu of Italian food is served to compliment your glass of choice.
Marea offers a taste of Italian coastal cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood, including such dishes as seared wild striped bass, Adriatic seafood soup and porcini dusted sea scallops. Other culinary delights include the in-house made pasta and meat and poultry hand selected from Pat Lafrieda Meats.
L'allegria Restaurant is located in Theater district just a few steps away from Times Square.A warm and charming restaurant that will offer you authentic Italian specialities.
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
Delicious Italian entrees and famous soups made with Italian traditions.
Eataly is owned by the Food Network's Mario Batali. It is virtually an Italian supermarket with restaurants throughout. Pizza, pasta, bread, fish everyone in the family is sure to find something to please.
Sorella offers Italian dishes inspired by the northern region of Piedmont. The menu features such dishes a crispy veal sweetbreads, gnocchi in a cream sauce, risotto with caramelized onions and mushrooms, and arugula and black figs.
Ii Cantinori Restaurant Inc
Located in Greenwich Village, offering Tuscan cuisine in NYC since 1983.
44 SW Ristorante & Martini Lounge
Enjoy warm hospitality and a reasonably priced menu with oversized portions at the cozy NYC Italian restaurant 44sw Ristorante in the heart of the Broadway Times Square theater district. Prompt service in an inviting candlelit atmosphere with dinner music, eclectic lighting and plush velvet seating. Intimate martini lounge and outdoor sidewalk dining, too!
Located in the Gramercy Park Hotel, Maialino is a Roman-style trattoria offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fresh, seasonal ingredients are used to create such dishes as braised artichokes, spaghetti carbonara, octopus and potato salad and more.
Giovanna's is a local Italian restaurant serving appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages. They are conveniently located on Mulberry Street.
Macelleria Steakhouse and Bar
A rustic setting located in an old meat market. Serving Italian fare. Wine Cellar available for parties up to 75 people.
This warm, comfortable restaurant features a variety of fine Northern Italian cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner, Arno is conveniently located in the Garment District near Madison Square Garden and the Theatre District. Inside, a cocktail lounge serves oysters, clams, malt scotch and bourbon. Private rooms are available for special events.
A.O.C Bedford Restaurant
The A.O.C. derives from Appellation d’Origine Controlle (AOC), the French government laws and regulation to control product quality and labeling; especially wine.
Acappella, home of the First Soprano's episode, offers Northern Italian Cuisine and a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
Joanne Trattoria is owned by pop star Lady Gaga's parents and is located in the Upper West Side. They serve traditional Italian cuisine prepared by chef, Charles Arthur "Art" Smith who was once Oprah Winfrey's personal chef. They are open for dinner Monday through Sunday. Reservations are recommended.
Vita Restaurant & Lounge
Vita is located on Restaurant Row in New York and offers a large selection of Italian specialties and a garden patio. Vita is a favorite hang out for New York celebs and theatre actors. The homemade sangria is a must try.
Sardi's Restaurant and Bar
Located in the theatre district of New York. Sardi's restaurant opened in 1921 and is part of a Broadway ritual. Traditionally Sardi's is where casts go to anxiously await the reviews of the critics after opening night. Personalized caricatures of some of Sardi's famous guests are placed on the walls. An excellent menu is available at all times.
Carmine's, both at the Upper West Side and Theater District locations, serves large portions for sharing in the style of an American Italian wedding.
Cafe Fiorello has been in business for over thirty years. Specializing in a range of Italian dishes, including over fifty kinds of antipasti, the Cafe offers something for everyone.
Lupa Osteria Romana
Lupa Osteria Romana opened its doors on October 1, 1999. The idea behind the four men was to open a casual restaurant specializing in quality Roman trattoria fare at a moderate price.
La Rivista Palatine Restaurant
Located on Broadway's famous restaurant row, specializing in engaging reviews and fine Italian dining.
Supper Restaurant is a Northern Italian Osteria and Wine Bar. Simple, delicious Italian dishes can be found on this menu.
Locanda Verde is a casual Italian taverna located in the TriBeCa neighborhood, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu features such dishes as pumpkin agnolotti, olive oil-poached cod, porchetta sandwich, roasted brussel sprouts, fennel glazed duck and more.
Open for lunch, dinner and weekend breakfast, Abboccato is part of the Livanos Family. A 75-seat restaurant, it features a variety of time-honored Italian recipes.
Located in East Village, this restaurant specializes in providing fresh, handmade everything, from cheeses to pastas. Black fettucine with crabmeat, rice balls with cheese and beef, lobster ravioli, shrimp with saffron and mussels are just some of the meny offerings here.
Located in the heart of NYC at the edge of Madison Square Park, A Voce features a stylish blend of earthy tones and urban style. The seasonal Italian menu is created and updated by award-winning Chef Andrew Carmellini.