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Montebello Ristorante Italiano

120 E 56th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10022-3607
+1 212-753-1447
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 E 56th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10022-3607
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Service was excellent and food outstanding. Specials were fantastic and it was a wonderful place to chat and enjoy food and companion. Wine selection very good and portions perfect. They made sure everything was perfect.

Thank cbmfse_123
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Recommended because of its proximity to our hotel, we were most impressed with the authentic Italian food! Staff was knowledgeable and personable. Ambiance was wonderful, and I have already recommended it to friends who have also loved it. Just one of the best in NYC.

Thank aovt
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Nice little almost "neighborhood gem" in Midtown east Service was great and the food was terrific Prices normal/typical for midtown Would definitely go there again I had the spinach gnocci with truffle cream sauce - yum! Others in our party had pork tenderloin, and chicken...More

Thank RS L
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I was lucky enough to find this opposite my hotel during New York special menu fortnight. For $42 I had a three course meal to die for. Seafood bisque, delicate and succulent, linguine with white clams perfectly al dente and a resounding creme caramel with...More

Thank Exeterexplore
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Our servers, Roberto and Fernando, were attentive, knowledgeable, prompt, inobtrusive while eating and all around wonderful> We shared a tre-colore salad ($17) which was very fresh with a light lemon oil dressing. A modest portion for $17.... One of us had Pice pasta with a...More

Thank Gloria G
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stopped in for lunch on Friday. This is a truly Italian place where lunch is not to be hurried. It was some of the finest Italian food I have had in the last year. Really first-rate.

Thank cleavelandx
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

A gem. Chicken Valdostana special outstanding. Tiramisu - simply the best I've ever had. Make sure you have a dollop of whipped cream with it. Eclipses any dessert I've ever had.

Thank MikeyK9587
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Came here for a business lunch last week -- 1st time visiting. A colleague ordered the white truffle pasta as a starter app for the table, and OH MY -- had me at hello. It was delicious, and I wanted to lick the plate. But...More

Thank Karastar
Reviewed 24 November 2016

our group of 10 enjoyed Montebello's immensely. fabulous food, wine, service & the staff were delightful. A highlight of our trip for sure:)

Thank suzie574
Reviewed 30 October 2016

So many times when you go to the city for work you end up at a restaurant repeople treat you as though you were a throwaway client. Maybe this is true since the chances are they're never going to see you again or maybe only...More

Thank Brocodile
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 E 56th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10022-3607
    (Between Lexington and Park)
  • Public Transportation: M,R,V,F,E,6,7 trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-753-1447
Enjoy authentic Italian fine dining in New York. We use authentic Italian recipes & techniques when we prepare your ensalate, carni, pasta & pesci.
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