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209 east 56th st, New York City, NY (Manhattan)
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Ranked #2,357 of 11,658 Restaurants in New York City
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Price range: $25 - $100
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
Transit: 4, 5 & 6 Trains to 59th Street and N & R to Lexington Avenue
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Boca Raton, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A neighborhood home cooking Italian restaurant where you are greeted by the most enthusiastic hostess you will find in NYC.The menu presents really wonderful temptations even for the diners who have seen it all. The octopus (polpo) salad was a great starter for two, while the gnocchi was a winner with the most tender filled pasta we've encountered under the... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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389 reviews 389 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Fiorini is a very nice restaurant run by grown ups for grown ups. Food is lovely. Service is professional and nice. Room is attractive and you can hear yourselves talk. And it's a good sized restaurant so you're not on top of each other. In all, a very nice neighborhood restaurant and we shall return.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Wonderful Food every time we eat there also the Atmosphere and friendly fast service making our visit pleasant . They also have a great bar tender This Resturant is right on the money we visit almost every Friday night When you visit you see what I am talking about,,,,,

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Paris, France
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Fiorini is a great choice for reliable Italian food in a quiet, civilized setting. The tables are far enough apart to ensure that you can carry on a pleasant conversation without having to shout. Although the feeling off the place is slightly old fashioned, the menu is surprisingly fresh and inventive. This is not your typical red sauce, veal parm,... More

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424 reviews 424 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Visited this establishment as part of a large group. I thought the service was spotty, as the wait from the first entree delivered to the last was way too long. Also, I think having a set menu allowed the kitchen to compromise the dishes. I would hope that if I ate hear with a small party it would all be... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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147 reviews 147 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Excellent dinner for our party of 4. Reservation was honored on time, drinks were perfect, meal was delicious from antipasti, to salads, to homemade pasta, to risotto, to entrees, to café and dessert. The service was the perfect balance of present but not interrupting. We were so impressed, we are recommending Fiorini to the traveling friends and family who appreciate... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

I have been here twice recently for lunch, and both times the place was less than half full. On both visits we were met warmly at the door and seated away from others, which makes this place great for a business lunch. The pastas and salads are great, and the service was a bit uneven the last time I was... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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152 reviews 152 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Quiet Italian place in midtown. The food was okay but certainly not outstanding. The service was terribly slow. It took over 30 minutes until the server took our food order. It seemed like there were a lot of locals in the place who got priority. So we felt a bit '2nd class'. Prices were typically high. I think we could... More

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Long Island City, New York, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

We loved the dinner menu. Had an excellent salad with oranges. Light and well balanced in calories. Followed by a branzino, roasted and accompanied by roasted potatoes. My wife had a great selection of grilled fish, It is very quite and the average age of customers around us was above 60.

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Rochester, NY
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185 reviews 185 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We chose this restaurant because of the ability to have a good meal in a quiet setting, as we six had lots to catch up on. It was the right choice. The atmosphere is subdued, conversation was easy as the tables are well spaced and there is no noise. Service was attentive, portions were large, and the food was good.... More

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