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Bistro Milano

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1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019 (West 55th Street and 6th Avenue)
F train to 57th Street, N, R, Q & W trains to 57th Street, and the B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue.
+1 212-757-2600
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Description: Authentic family operated Italian bistro with Milanese flare. Warm,...
Authentic family operated Italian bistro with Milanese flare. Warm, inviting, bright atmosphere is both elegant yet casual, perfect for any occasion, lunch, brunch, or dinner. Best patio in midtown, great for groups, all events. Voted top ten midtown restaurants for business meetings. Takeout, Happy hour specials, perfect for before or after theater
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  • 189
    Excellent
  • 124
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth the trip!

My friend and I wanted to try a different restaurant. She found this online. It was absolutely delicious. I had the Tegame di melanzane which was eggplant and zucchini parmesan. It was delicious! She had the pork chop and it was delicious as well. The buffalo mozzarella for the Insalata alla... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Cambridge
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

New York had disappointed us with it's fast food & frozen meals,this Italian was simply magnificent.The service was superb,the food fresh & plenty of variety,we enjoyed it so much we ate there 6 nights out of our 8 night stay. The prices were good an average price was 200 dollars for a 3 course meal with drinks this was for... More 

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New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friend and I wanted to try a different restaurant. She found this online. It was absolutely delicious. I had the Tegame di melanzane which was eggplant and zucchini parmesan. It was delicious! She had the pork chop and it was delicious as well. The buffalo mozzarella for the Insalata alla Caprese melted in your mouth. Dessert she had the... More 

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Thank dslatus
sparta-nj
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying at the Warwick hotel and after a long day, just wanted to get some take-out to eat in my room. The hotel recommended bistro milano which is located just around the block from the hotel. What a great recommendation!!! I ordered the tricolore insalata and the crab cake appetizer. So, so delicious. The salad was made with... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I ate here before going to a Broadway play. We had tried to make reservations at the restaurants the hotel suggested and they were all busy. We encountered this little place on our way to the play. It was great. the pasta was delicious and the waiter so charming. I would recommend it to anyone!

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Thank sharkdr
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a surprise for us, as we didn't expect it to be this good! The best dish hands down goes to the mushroom risotto! De-lish!!!!!!! Would definitely come again!

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Thank Asma A
Moscow, Russia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Christmas Eve dinner at this restaurant. The food was good and atmosphere quite ok. The waiter recommended the best food and vine. I liked it.

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Thank Anna_z2906
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We chose this place on a rainy night because it was only a block from our hotel. It had a nice atmosphere and was fine to take out 8 and 6-year old to, but the food was just okay. When we called ahead, they had promised some specific children's dishes, but that wasn't the case when we got there. My... More 

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Lichfield
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Excellent food, excellent service, excellent meal before heading the Central Park for New Year's eve

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Casablanca, Morocco
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Very good wine, very kind staff and nice atmosphere. The service is really excellent and the food is pretty good. Prices are okay for NYC.

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Thank Didssy
Denton, Tx
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

As first-time visitors to New York we wanted a special meal with family and this restaurant filled the bill in every aspect. After a long day walking New York with family it was so nice to sit in this little jewel of a restaurant and enjoy an incredible meal. The staff was welcoming. I had the braised veal shank with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019
    (West 55th Street and 6th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: F train to 57th Street, N, R, Q & W trains to 57th Street, and the B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-2600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children

Description

Authentic family operated Italian bistro with Milanese flare. Warm, inviting, bright atmosphere is both elegant yet casual, perfect for any occasion, lunch, brunch, or dinner. Best patio in midtown, great for groups, all events. Voted top ten midtown restaurants for business meetings. Takeout, Happy hour specials, perfect for before or after theater
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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