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Malatesta Trattoria

649 Washington St, New York City, NY 10014-2865
+1 212-741-1207
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:30 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
649 Washington St, New York City, NY 10014-2865
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The pasta here was incredible. Asked our waiter for a recommendation, was surprised when he recommended the spaghetti, but I trusted him and tried it -- WOW. By far the best red sauce I have ever had. My husband had the Ragu, which was also...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Malatesta has quickly become our neighborhood favorite for Italian. Good service, quality ingredients, calm atmosphere (for lunch). The dinner crowd is a bit more rowdy. Love there tagliatelle ragu

Thank BeccaGaltrude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely setting but food was served within two minutes of ordering which was slightly worrying. I had the cheese ravioli which was tasty but could of come from the supermarket. My partner had the beef ragu which was average. The best part was...More

Thank mnb171
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Another gem in the West Village. Italian treats and tastefully served. Definitely, worth a visit to try anything on their menu. Put the cards away after dinner this Italian restaurant only takes cash as a form of payment for service.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Tomato sauce tasted like Chef Boyardee, restaurant was freezing cold and while the waiters were Italian, they clearly had little experience. Every person in the restaurant kept their coat on. The place has a cool vibe but that is about all. Food is impressively boring...More

Thank hager530
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a casual spirited place - fine food - enthusiastic service - boisterous clientele - hip West Village feeling, indoor & outdoor tables; a block from Hudson River Park. Only drawback is how noisy it gets. It's very popular.

Thank ksunde
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had a party of three and we were put a table that would have been cozy for two (looking around the restaurant this didn't seem to be out of place) and luckily we visited on a pleasant evening so the doors were open to...More

Thank Boomer654
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great food and awesome atmosphere. We were able to sit outside for dinner and it was a very nice night.

Thank Christina U
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit and really only a few small points away from an easy 5 star restaurant so hopefully they follow Yelp for ideas l and I'll have a chance to go back and see! House wine is good and you get four healthy...More

1  Thank Mitchell C
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Seafood spaghetti was untalented cooked, no taste, no salt and red water supposed to be tomato sauce. But this part was the best part. No WiFi, no credit cards and chaotic service. Will never go back.

Thank Fili L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 649 Washington St, New York City, NY 10014-2865
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-741-1207
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