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Osteria Laguna Restaurant

209 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5701
+1 212-557-0001
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
209 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5701
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ended up here on the evening of Labor Day, when our intended eateries had shut for the holiday. It is bang opposite the Westin Hotel, so I would imagine that many of the patrons are one time visitors from over the road. As indeed...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just arrived and jet lagged We went there as the place has very good genuine Italian food. We enjoyed our linguine a lot before going into a deep sleep. They were gorgeous.

Thank JLV1959
Reviewed 6 days ago

My girlfriend and I happened to past this place the night before going back to our hotel and decided to try this place the next evening. We had a great time and the food was outstanding! Our server was Jamie and he was an excellent...More

Thank Yankee2841
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed sharing the grilled calamari salad, seafood pasta and creme brûlée! The creamy, tasty, orange sauce on the seafood pasta is the most delicious and fine tasting I had ever tried in any restaurant!!

Thank Elsa C. L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was opposite our hotel The Westin and after a long day sightseeeing we didn't want to walk too far for a meal so divided to pop over the road and we are so glad we did. As a vegetarian in a group of...More

Thank 24tam72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here as group of 8 to celebrate a friends 60th birthday, came highly recommended from a waitress at our hotel, but soon became apparent that we were seen as easy bait tourists. Started to order drinks, the waiter (Not sure if he was also...More

Thank ChebbieDappell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good atmosphere. Friendly service and no hassle over a long-lasting lunch. Very good fare that hit the spot on an October afternoon.

Thank Zedshaugesund
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chosen out of pure convenience on labour day. Party of four, we were placed right next to the toilets when there were plenty of other tables much further away. As soon as we sat down our drinks and food orders were taken. Food arrived stupidly...More

Thank HrhFlossie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an early dinner there around 6:30pm because convenient across from my hotel. Place was empty except for 3 other tables. I got seated in the back of the back room next to the waiter station... really? I started with grilled octopus and then had...More

Thank Apex-997
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good selection and very good quality. Prices were not great but actually ok when adjusted for NYC. Also offered brick over pizza incase you have kids in tow. Service was friendly and we'd go back again ! Location was stellar. Directly across from our...More

Thank Joe700
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12 November 2016|
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Response from GarryW36 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry cannot answer that question, pop onto their website it may be on there
7 November 2016|
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Response from DiploNico | Reviewed this property |
It can be crowded on Friday nites, better to make a reservation in advance. And do not forget to check the dessert menu.
7 June 2016|
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Response from Rencat22 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice a children's menu. They seem very nice and I noticed one couple had a baby with them. You could always share a pizza or other food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5701
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: The 4, 5, 6, 7 & S Subways to 42nd Street/Grand Central.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-557-0001
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