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San Martin - CLOSED

230 E 51st St, New York City, NY 10022-6571
+1 212-832-0888
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
14 May 2016
“Old school italian”
22 Oct 2015
“A mistake”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Spanish
230 E 51st St, New York City, NY 10022-6571
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 14 May 2016

Good italian, many choices. Friendly staff. This place has been around for ages. Owner usual present.

Reviewed 23 October 2015

I accept the blame for leaving dinner until the last minute but even though we stopped in very late, the quality of the food was on the verge of inedible. The veal had the consistency of warm shoe leather. I suspect this particular piece was...More

Thank DrJ6
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Friend recommended. He did not steer us wrong. Great food and atmosphere. Prices are reasonable. Great location. If you are staying at Waldorf, it is right outside the back door. Italian food.

Thank Sherri B
Reviewed 23 May 2014

I have visited this restaurant several times and have been delighted by their variety of excellent food. On our last visit we started with a selection of seafood appetizers,, followed by veal scallopini, linguini with clams and a tasty pasta dish of mushrooms, peas and...More

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Is a small place where the tables are very close, so is a bit noisy and hard to keep a normal conversation in this place. We asked pasta and it was just normal but the price was for a better quality.

Thank Sergio P
Reviewed 10 December 2013 via mobile

Lamb chops were excellent rarely to my liking in the US. (No one does lamb chops like NZ except possibly UK or Toronto - rarely as tasty in the US as San Martin served. I do agree with another review that the potatoes were poor...More

Thank Darlene F
Reviewed 8 November 2013

On Marathon weekend, we were looking for a pasta restaurant the evening before the race. Well the hotel concierge recommended San martin. What a delight! There were 7 of us, 4 adults and 3 children (9,7, & 5) with 2 of the adults doing the...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 4 November 2013

We ate here twice as some of our group didn't fancy the subway trip to little Italy. It was a little more expensive than the type of restaurant I eat in on a regular basis from about $30 per head each time ,including a starter...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

We went here on our first day in New York for lunch whilst waiting for our hotel room to be ready. We walked past and a guy was just leaving the restaurant said to us "you must eat here it's one of the best Italian...More

Thank XeniaGabriel
Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

When we saw the name we assumed a French restaurant, but the menu was Italian. The inside was Italian styled but with French pictures on the wall. Don't know if it was an Italian or French restaurant. The food was average, the atmosphere poor. I...More

Thank Kenneth K
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 E 51st St, New York City, NY 10022-6571
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-832-0888
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