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La Carbonara

202 W 14th St, New York City, NY 10011-7219
+1 212-255-2060
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“carbonara” (12 reviews)
“caesar salad” (4 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
202 W 14th St, New York City, NY 10011-7219
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a fancy fine dining so don't expect that. However, compared to thousands of other mid-range restaurants, this one is a gem. For $15.95 you get a two course dinner. The food was well prepared, portions were good. Decor is pleasant, white linens,...More

Thank BM11375
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have to be honest about this review. I make the best spaghetti a la carbonara in NYC. NO LIE. (Just kidding.) It's my favorite dish (pasta) and I used to make it before retiring in 2013 but since retirement I don't cook. Soooo.. nothing...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The service was great especially with our waiter John, a young man with such attentive disposition towards my husband and I. The food was very good and more importantly the staff was so accommodating. The maître d' was perfect. Thumbs up for the restaurant!

Thank Vivian M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

it's a tie between what was worse - the food or the service ! My friend ordered the salmon - it was RAW in the middle - completely uncooked. I ordered the rigatoni w/Vodka sauce - one piece was hot - another bite was barely...More

2  Thank Susan D
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Probably the best Italian restaurant I been to in US and Australia both things i ordered were some of the best I've had of each, they also give you free bread with a dipping dressing that was crazy good and wish i knew what it...More

Thank Purewinter
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Decided to give this place a second chance after a first visit that included indifferent service and mediocre food. This time I was served a watery underdressed Caesar salad. When I asked the waiter for more dressing,he said they didn't do that with the lunch...More

Thank Joan F
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We went to La Carbonara thinking they'd have good Italian food and boy was it a waste of time and money. The fried calamari was good and that's the only reason why I'm giving it two stars. The entrees were terrible. We had Mushroom Risotto...More

1  Thank navitt
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite Italian restaurant in NYC. Food is out of this world and the sangrias are amazing. I recommended to anyone.

Thank VictorG2
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were a bit hesitant to bring in two young girls (6 and 9) for dinner but they were treated like princesses and loved every bit of the attention - it was a real "night out" for them. And there were sufficient choices for them....More

Thank Marshall B
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Perhaps it's because it was Sunday night, but La Carbonara was definitely out of its grove last night. Disorganized service and middling food were a surprise as, for years, La Carbonara could be relied upon for a decent meal at a decent price. Since my...More

Thank Earl A
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Response from LuchinoBrooklynNYC | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. i ordered the Caesar salad the last time I was there and enjoyed it very much. The restaurant doest't look like much from the outside, but the food is well done.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 W 14th St, New York City, NY 10011-7219
    (7th Aveuue)
  • Public Transportation: A,C or E Train to 14th St. and 8th Ave., 1,2 or 3 Train to 14th St. and 7th Ave., L Train to 14th St and 8th Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-255-2060
Description
La Carbonara is the perfect place to go to for Italian “comfort” food at a really good price. – eat well and don’t worry about what you are spending. Keeping within the traditions of NYCRG other restaurants, La Carbonara has a casual, rustic look, tailored to its surrounding neighborhood.
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