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Greenwich Village
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170 Thompson St, New York City, NY 10012-2575 (Between Houston and Bleecker Streets)
+1 212-982-5089
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went back to Lupa for a nice evening dinner. Was considering tasting menu but decided ala carte. I had striped bass and partner had pasta. The pasta was magnificent but the fish was good but not spectacular. I would go back just for the spinach salad and tartufo. And next time I will stick to pasta.

Thank JKNY71
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The long list of pastas available at lunch and dinner are different than any you've had at a non-Batali restaurant. Pasta with short ribs was outstanding--as was the bacala salad appetizer (I've been searching for that classic for years in New York restaurants). Also a great value is the daily special (I had the oxtail stew--also not something you see... More 

Thank Clare F
Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Server was nice. Sommelier was helpful and accommodating. Food was less than great. In fact, my skate was awful. Overall? Over-hyped. I cannot recommend.

Thank RightField
Island of Gozo, Malta
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This would have gotten 5 stars but the hostess messed up several reservations and we were left waiting for 20 minutes. It can be a bit loud, but it's worth braving. The wine list is excellent and the food is terrific. Staff is very friendly. I had the casarecce with short rib ragu and my husband had the lamb mezzaluna.... More 

Thank Fritodorito
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59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The food was lovely. I went for a simple pomodoro pasta and a pollo alla diavola. The girl got 2 pasta dishes: cacio e pepe and short rib ragu. The waiters were very friendly and helpful. Hence the 5*. The only thing we were disappointed with was the 30 minute wait even though we had a reservation. This seemed to... More 

Thank Anmhol
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I've never been here before but I must say Lupa lived up to my expectations! Though busy and crowded, the service was excellent and the food was delicious! The wine list is quite extensive and our meal was accompanied by a delicious Nebiolo.

Thank Glenna B
Calgary, Canada
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We were wandering around Soho and had made reservations for Lupa for lunch. This restaurant is cosy, which is another word for small and the tables are quite close together. We are a couple and were unfortunately placed in a high traffic area with waiters constantly walking by. We asked to be moved and could not be accommodated. Service was... More 

Thank TheDude1974
Newark, Delaware
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a late meal on a Tuesday last month. As on a previous visit, it's a busy restaurant with great food! Everything from Primi to Dolce was wonderful. I can't wait until I'm in NYC again so I can eat here again.

Thank WendyD69
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

A fantastic restaurant with great food, I very much enjoyed the escarole salad, prosciutto, Bavette cacio e Pepe pasta, and an amazing olive oil cake with peaches and sesame gelato (must have!). My only complaint is getting reservations at a reasonable time, but then again the restaurant is that popular!

Thank Pedro A
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

What a hip and happening place downtown. Service was exceptional as was the food. We started with their special pasta with a duck ragu followed by lamb chops with Brussels sprouts - fabulous. It was packed on a Tuesday night. Wine menu had a good selection... great night.

Thank jules196350

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Thompson St, New York City, NY 10012-2575
    (Between Houston and Bleecker Streets)
  • Public Transportation: B,D,F,V or A,C,E to West 4th St. 6 to Bleecker St. 1 to Houston St. R or W to Prince St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-982-5089

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Greenwich Village

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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to get a feel for this diverse and energetic neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess. Stroll the streets to discover a mix of majestic town homes and hidden bars and restaurants that give this neighbourhood an old-school residential feel. When the sun goes down, check out one of the famous jazz or comedy clubs that still packs them in every night.
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