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829 W.181st, Washington heights, New York City, NY
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“pappardelle” (4 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
829 W.181st, Washington heights, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in this area for a Columbia Presbytarian visit and came for dinner the night before. Great find! The wait staff is good and the pasta is delicious. We ordered the squid ink and calamari pasta and the texture was perfect.

Thank Cycle2eat
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for reasonably priced pasta and stumbled upon Saggio by accident. Nice decor, tight so it was loud but not uncomfortable. The staff was friendly and came by a few times to make sure everything was okay. We had two yummy apertizers: garlic...More

Thank PerriGirl
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Saggio is a great place for brunch in the neighborhood. The staff is very friendly and in the summer they have a nice courtyard where you can be seated and enjoy the great weather. Their coffee is delicious and their eggs benedicts are stellar.

Thank Sophy B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It's all about the pasta in this neighborhood fave. It was really the first higher end place to open, so it's constantly packed. Service can be spotty and sometimes the food is mundane, but usually worth it.

Thank secondfloor
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Saggio is a wonderful New York City find. They are located in the shadow of the Washington Bridge and they are serving up authentic Italian cuisine in a very charming location. The food was terrific, the service was terrific, the wine list was a little...More

Thank Grant R
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

In 181 st, up uptown we found Very good italian simple food fair priced. Very nice atmosphere and service.

Thank Keren R
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Taken by a friend as an example of good neighbourhood restaurant it was mediocre tourist quality fare with local hidden gem prices The recipes are authentic but the execution was dull. Portions too big to compensate? It was really quite expensive given the low quality....More

Thank Lutte_Raisonnee
Reviewed 28 March 2017

First time at Saggio and will NOT be the last. Excellent food and good service. Thought they had beer and wine only but not the case. I was impressed in looking at reviews that the restaurant manager replied to folk who had some issues....seldom see...More

Thank JPM0713
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here after visit to the cloisters. All four of us loved it. Good service. Good food. Reasonably priced.

Thank trfromvirginia
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This was the only place that stayed open late in the neighborhood. It was my first time going there. I was so impressed with the decor, design, choice of Italian and Brazilian music in the background, and authentic Italian menu of course. Dishes looked and...More

Thank pvulano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 829 W.181st, Washington heights, New York City, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: 212-795-3080
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