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Abboccato - CLOSED

136 West 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019
+1 212-265-4000
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (24 reviews)
“strudel” (4 reviews)
“bistecca” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
07:30 - 10:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
136 West 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2016

The service for breakfast was shamefully lacking. The range of food matched it. This is not somewhere to go for breakfast!

Thank RJK-traveller
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely incredible that you can find Italian food this bad in NY. I got the fettuccine bolognese clearly cooked by a famous chef: BoyArDee. My wife got linguini with clams, although the pasta was Penne (despite the waiter saying th e word linguini as he...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 8 June 2016

There are several nice-looking Italians in this area - we plumped for Abbocato, and weren't disappointed. Inside was cool, comfortable and quiet - just what you need on a hot, humid NY evening. Food was good - my 'Mare Chiaro' (tagliatelle with prawns, scallops, calmari,...More

Thank malvern09
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I have eaten at this place a couple of times and it is never packed. I think people miss it because of other popular restaurants in the area. However, I think this restaurant is a nice little getaway from the hustle and bustle of the...More

Thank Nica S
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Abboccato, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Thank you so much for the review and recommendations. We sincerely appreciate you being a loyal guest as well as taking the time to share your favorite dishes with others. The crispy calamari and polpetti are both delicious. Have you ever stopped in for "Cicchetti...More

Reviewed 19 May 2016

I would recommend this mid town restaurant for the atmosphere and attentive servers. It has a nice, medium size bar if you prefer a drink before you head for your table. For Manhattan, I thought the prices were reasonable. My friend and I each had...More

Thank steven b
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Abboccato, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2016

Many thanks for joining us recently! We are thrilled you enjoyed the food + comfortable ambience that Abboccato offers. "Cicchetti Hour" is Monday thru Saturday 3PM-5PM where you can enjoy half price small bites, wine + house cocktails. Please give us a heads up if...More

Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place looking for somewhere to eat near our hotel. We were so pleased they could fit us in from our 'walk in'. The Butternut squash soup to start was amazing and followed by a fine piece of sea bass washed down with...More

Thank YorkieMule
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Abboccato, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Many thanks for joining us during your recent travels! We're so glad to hear that the food + wine exceeded your expectations. We appreciate your patronage and writing a review as well. We hope to see you again next time you're in town. The Livanos...More

Reviewed 30 April 2016

Ate dinner here from prix fixe menu $40 per head plus taxes and gratuities so entire meal cost c £80 for 2 with one soft drink and one cocktail. We felt this excessive but must say the food was lovely. The service was rather too...More

Thank Labradoodle51
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Abboccato, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Many thanks for joining us recently! We are thrilled you enjoyed the food + comfortable ambience that Abboccato offers. With regards to pricing, we try to stay competitive with the neighborhood. Our restaurant group as a whole pays premium prices for prime meats, market seafood...More

Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We had just arrived from Europe and were attracted to the restaurant by its cosy atmosphere just in front of the New York City center. We had a simple yet really good main course - my "bistecca" was cooked to perfection - and our waitress...More

Thank Victoire36
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Abboccato, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Thank you so much for the review and recommendation. We are thrilled to hear that you loved your Bistecca (Pan Seared Skirt Steak) as much as we do. We'll be sure to pass along the kinds to Caroline. See you soon! The Livanos Restaurant Group

Reviewed 22 April 2016

At the NY Hilton we were told that this restaurant was very good. We walked over to Abboccato and wasn't disappointed. The server was very good, she saw that we were in no hurry. We had wine and she recommended a Pinot Noir which was...More

Thank 181billz
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Abboccato, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review! There are so many great restaurants in Manhattan. We are so thrilled that you chose Abboccato during your stay! We sincerely appreciate your business and hope to see you again next time you...More

Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

I dined here for breakfast as I was a guest of the Blakely Hotel, which is an amazing, well appointed boutique hotel in Manhattan. The Abboccato, however, was an experience I hope I never have to repeat. The service is slow, practically nonexistent. The food...More

Thank Eva K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 West 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019
    (Between 6th & 7th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: R or N subways to 57th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-4000
  • E-mail
Description
Located steps from Manhattan's Theatre District and the famed Carnegie Hall, Ed Sullivan Theater, and City Center, Abboccato Italian Kitchen serves some of New York City's finest authentic, yet simple Italian cuisine, spanning the diverse regions of Italy from Sicily to Lombardi.

Executive Chef David Arias serves up regional dishes featuring ten varieties of handmade pasta, a selection of shared-plates, and an approachable six-course chef's tasting menu. To accompany the meal, guests can enjoy Italian wines and cocktails featuring traditional Italian spirits and modern preparations, including herb and fruit-infused ice cubes.

In addition to the savory Italian cuisine, Abboccato's dessert menu allows diners to end their meal as elegantly as they started it.
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