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Intermezzo

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202 8th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10011-1624 (Between 20th & 21st)
+1 212-929-3433
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got a last minute reservation here before a ballet, and it was fine. An expansive menu, good service. It wasn't the best, but it certainly was good, serviceable Italian food. We enjoyed it. I had the Sangria (not Italian, I know!) and it was very good.

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expansiveness of menu is what drove me to this small restaurant. Place, in the middle of week, was fairly busy, staff friendly, so we gave it try. But disappointed in the tastes of every one of the dishes we ordered. Perhaps, it's our tastes, but, food was much too salty (a sign of overcompensation of the recipe), and frankly was... More 

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New York City, New York
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had buffalo mozzarella with roasted peppers and mozzarella carrozza with fried zucchini strips for antipasto. Very generous appetizers. My husband had papandella with bolognese...excellent. I had crab ravioli in a pink sauce with asparagus. Tasty, but not very much filling in the ravioli. Cappuccino lovely. Service was excellent.

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New Paltz, New York
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121 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Another Chelsea favorite because of high energy, friendly staff and attentive service, and good Italian food. As others note, the regular menu is a bit pricey; but you can usually find sometime more reasonable on the daily specials. Definitely a gathering place for the Chelsea crowd.

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Thank SteveMHV
New York City, New York
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86 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to do something different today because it is Valentines Day. Walking down 8th Ave., we passed Intermezzo, read the menu and decided to try it. They were serving lunch for $9.95. The place was empty when we walked in, probably because it was still early. It was lovely inside. The atmosphere was bright and airy... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Well, we went to NYC on a couples weekend and wanted to try a different but nice restaurant. We found Intermezzo on Travel Zoo and decided to try it! The exterior belies the cozy and clean interior. It is a small but cozy interior with a 10 seat bar. We were immediately seated and greeted a short time later by... More 

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New York City, New York
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145 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a solid, neighborhood Italian restaurant with a decent menu albeit the prices are a bit high for the 'hood. You can usually get a Groupon coupon for Intermezzo and its sister restaurant, Maria Pia (in the theater district).

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Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place for dinner near our hotel and came upon this restaurant. We had a very nice dinner. We ordered the seafood pasta special and were very pleased with the dinner. Great local restaurant if you are in the Chelsea area of New York.

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Thank SilMason
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Food was ok or just good but nothing special. We got shrimp&mussels apps, lamb shank&veal for the main, and sorbet&bomba for dessert. The bread at the table was stale. A little expensive. You can do better for Italian food in nyc. Surprisingly crowded so I guess it's popular for some reason. Also it is rated a B for cleanliness which... More 

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Thank Ray N
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I visited here for date night. I ordered the seafood special...Not good at all. I ended up taking it home and throwing it out the next day. The penne alla vodka was delicious though. I ended up eating my partner's food because mine was not good. The drinks were good, although the margarita tasted like something else. The service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 8th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10011-1624
    (Between 20th & 21st)
  • Public Transportation: C,E train at 23rd/8th
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-929-3433

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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