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2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2001
+1 646-490-8575
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“arrabiata” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was absolutely fantastic. Had the braised short rib on the waiters recommendation. Also ordered the Gnocchi. Both meals were fantastic. Very vibey place, it was packed but service was decent. Bottomless Mimosa is a must if you drink. Waiter was Alex who was really...More

Thank Blake W
SusannahKoteen, Owner at Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Blake, We're so happy you joined us for New Year's Day brunch and even happier to hear you enjoyed your meal! Please do visit us when you return to New York and say hello— I am Susannah the owner. Take care, SK

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This place is a destination, so any time you or someone you know is having a good time in Upper Manhattan, let them know to finish off the perfect day in Harlem's own Lido. Excellent Italian fare in an attractive and cheerful space. In warm...More

Thank Sidney W
SusannahKoteen, Owner at Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hi Sidney: Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you are enjoying Lido. Next time you are here, please feel free to say hello I am Susannah the owner Best, SK

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and warm place. Staff nice. I suggest polenta fried wirh dip olive cream. Filet perfect and tender. Mussels lighly spicy and a lot. Big quantity to share. Good music food people. To go again

Thank robale2010
SusannahKoteen, Owner at Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your time here and hope to see you again very soon. Best, Susannah

Reviewed 6 December 2017

Had brunch with some friends here on a Saturday. Food was pretty good. Only complaint is that even with a reservation we still had to wait 20 minutes at which time we were given the option to eat on the patio because the table we...More

Thank DBrownCT
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Before visiting Lido, on 3 occasions in the past month people have spontaneously mentioned that Lido is their favorite restaurant in Harlem -- or all together. Well, while not arising to top of my list, everything about it deserves the praise. The service was excellent....More

Thank Ivy C
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

No wonder everyone had been telling me to come here!!! The food was amazing here. I had the scramble and I absolutely love how fluffy my eggs were. My bestie had the braised short rib and her plate was clean after! The service was on...More

Thank Telisha B
Susannah K, Owner at Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you so much for the review. We look forward to seeing you again soon at Lido. Best, Susannah

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We had a friends bruch on a summer Sunday. The service was lovely and quick. The food waa Divine! The Atmos was great.

Thank Shay B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Lido is a very comfortable restaurant, with an excellent wait staff. They explain the menu to its fullest potential, and are attentive to your needs without being overbearing. We sat street side in the outdoor section, which was delightful on a breezy evening. Food is...More

Thank Rudy845
SusannahKoteen, Owner at Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Hi Rudy: Thank you very much for taking the time to review Lido. So glad you enjoyed your experience We look forward to seeing you again soon Best, Susannah

Reviewed 14 September 2017

It's a bit tight, but then so is NYC real estate. But the food and the service make up for it. We've been coming to Lido since it opened and we will keep coming back.

Thank juliemango99
SusannahKoteen, Owner at Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Lido. So glad you have enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Susannah Proprietor

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Nice selection of creative dishes. Salmon was moist and flavorful; scallops likewise delicious, served on a bed of red beets. Reasonably priced, good service. Definitely a good stop.

Thank mehoffman
SusannahKoteen, Owner at Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Lido. We are always thrilled to hear when our customers enjoy themselves. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Susannah

As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 am
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2001
    (W 117th St)
  • Public Transportation: Subways B and C are one block away at 116th and Frederick Douglass Blvd. A,D,C,B subways at 125th Street and St. Nicholas are a five minute walk. The 2 and 3 trains are three blocks away at 116th and Lenox Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
  • Neighbourhood: Harlem
  • Phone Number: +1 646-490-8575
  • E-mail
Lido’s menu is Northern Italian. The menu can be described as fresh, simple, and delicious. Flavors are layered so that each one stands out but does not compete with others in the dish. The food is organic and local whenever possible and all poultry and meats are from farms that treat animals humanely. The ambiance is modish but relaxed. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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