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1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
+1 212-757-2600
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Ranked #723 of 11,765 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: West 55th Street and 6th Avenue
Transit: F train to 57th Street, N, R, Q & W trains to 57th Street, and the B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue.
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
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English first
Annandale, Virginia
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We visited Bistro Milano twice on this trip to NYC. Both times, the service and food did not disappoint. Tonight, we had minestrone soup, bucatini amatrician, and lasagna. The bucatini amatrician was the best we've ever had. If you're looking for good Italian food in mid-town Manhattan, you can't do better than Bistro Milano.

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Point Clear, Alabama
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great little bistro with varied menu. Waiters were very attentive. Actually ate there twice on our trip because we enjoyed it so much. Would highly reccommend .

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Tampa, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Off 6th in northern Midtown I wasn't expecting much. But I was pleasantly surprised. Excellent salads and the pasta Bolognese was very good. Server was a little slow. Friendly. It's across from the Hilton the concierge there will give you 15% off card if you ask nicely Give it a try. A solid B+

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Ottawa, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went to Bistro Milano Nov 30th on a recommendation from the concierge at the Midtown Hilton. First let me say that our waiter Ben-Hur Ranieri made the experience so memorable. The food was spectacular and the service was fantastic. We came in dressed in walking clothes after a "grueling" 8 hours touring NYC, we were welcomed... More 

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Warne, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Robert the concierge at the Warwick hotel recommended Bistro Milano to us. He was correct that it was excellent. I had the pork chop and it was great. The Turkey was also very good. Only thing I did not like is that they charge for refills on your soft drinks.

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great italian food, firendly service and a fun atmosphere. We have eaten here on our last three trips to NYC!

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Del Rio, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We ducked into this little bistro because it was near our hotel, and we had missed lunch. We went around 2:00 pm with no reservation and were seated right away. The place is small, with white linen tablecloths and a simple, elegant interior. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. My husband had the lasagna, and I had veal ravioli. We... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We were a party of ten for lunch before going to Radio City Music Hall. The food was to die for and our waiter, Ben-Hur Raneiri, was simply the best. I look forward to eating here again!

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Hollywood, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We walked in on an off hour. The place was warm and the staff excellent. My husband loves eggplant parm and was very happy with the one served to him. I had a chicken dish that just excellent. The portions were large.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We recently attended the Hotel/Restaurant Show at the Javitz Center and ended up eating at the Bistro Milano on the recommendation of a co-worker. The food was so good we came back a second time during our five day trip to NYC. I highly recommend the Octopus appetiser and the seafood entree with black pasta, clams, mussels, scallops, calamari, and... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro Milano

Address: 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: +1 212-757-2600
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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