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257 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5232
+1 212-713-0224
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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257 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5232
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good. It is a cozy, intimate restaurant with a nice location for theater or even (as was our case) Lincoln Center. A few things... (1) not a single sustainably sourced seafood item on the menu. (2) Some folks who were described to...More

Thank billp25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first visited Nocello 3 years ago by accident - it was a short walk from our hotel. Since then we come here every time we're in New York, it's a gem. An early finger was required before the 7:00 pm theatre show so we...More

Thank Britonthemove
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first meal in NY city and it set the scene for the rest of our stay. On local advice, we had to try the crab and saffron risotto, it was out of this world, delicate and cooked to perfection. Our choice of...More

Thank BeautifulLifeTime
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Since our favorite Italian restaurant closed in the Theatre District, we have been searching for a replacement. It has been found. This lovely, little cozy restaurant made us feel like we were back in Italy. Every bite of food was delicious. They do offer a...More

Thank 67Kristina
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Called ahead for a party of 8, and we were given a table away from the center of things. That suited our group perfectly. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable about the dishes. I had the evening's grilled shrimp risotto special that was wonderful! Tables...More

Thank Always-a-Burgh-er
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Hotel staff recommended Nocello for dinner. Within walking distance from Park Central Hotel where we were staying. Lovely dinner after long day of sightseeing. Food was excellent. Make sure you have the burrata salad and hazelnut gelato. Yum. wait staff attentive without being invasive. Highly...More

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had a 100% terrific experience here. I made a reservation before we left home in NJ but, as can often be the case, we were seriously delayed by traffic. When I called and let them know we were running late, we were assured that...More

Thank Simple_Seeker_NJ
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Italian restaurant that is family owned and run. Excellent menu. We had baby lamp chops and a seafood pasta dish for entrees. Excellent service and the Novello liqueur is to die for.

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were expecting great things from Nocello, especially as the ambience was terrific... But the service was mediocre, distracted even and the food while good, or even very good, had a distraction the sin of having portions on the small side. Indeed if it were...More

Thank Logistics
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Nice Little Italian Restaurant. Good Food. Good Service. I am a Vegetarian. I love Risotto. I ordered the Risotto here and it was very good. Nice Atmosphere. Go for a Nice quiet Evening.

Thank bluejasmine1024
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Vivian W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5232
    (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: N, R, Q & W trains to 57th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-713-0224
  • E-mail
One of the best Italian restaurants in New York, serving Incredible food in a romantic atmosphere.
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