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Pepolino

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281 W Broadway, New York City, NY 10013-2204
(212) 966-9983
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 168
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  • 87
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Feels like home

Every single time we visit we are treated like family. The food is authentic Italian. No glam, no bells and whistles. Plain GOOD food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Gabche
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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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285 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Every single time we visit we are treated like family. The food is authentic Italian. No glam, no bells and whistles. Plain GOOD food.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Girlfriends and I chose this place for dinner because it was close to hotel and recommended by concierge. No reservations about 35 minute wait on Saturday night around 8pm. Restaurant has great ambiance and romantic feel. Our server was very charming and friendly. I was disappointed with my meal. I went with the Tagliolini al limone which was basic and... More 

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

What an amazing dining experience! The service was terrific, the atmosphere was great, the food was amazing! The pasta with lemon zest and cream was delicious. The mussels in butter were terrific. The shrimp were totally delicious. The panna cotta was nothing like we have ever had eaten. The wines were terrific as were the mixed drinks. Totally loved this... More 

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marysville ohio
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118 reviews 118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This place is my favorite restaurant anywhere. I go every time I am in New york. It is ALWAYS consistent and I have never had a bad meal. Everything is delicious. We start with the focaccia and the tomato flan. We order the spinach soufflé, the mista verde salad. For main course I get the tortelini special or the tagliata... More 

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North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We ate here with friends at a table outside. They waiter was in a BIG hurry to take our order. Well, my order arrived completely different than how it was explained to me by our waiter. It came with a heavy "alfredo" sauce, and I do not eat this kind of sauce. The owner came over and said "eat this... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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166 reviews 166 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Side street quiet and nice Italian place. Pleasant staff, good meal. Soup and Carpaccio were both authentic in my opinion.

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Rome, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I am from Rome, born in Rome, and know very well how is difficult to find real italian meal out of my country. The Chef of Pepolino is italian and the dishes too, so you suddenly feel at home (in Italy of course), tasting excellent food in the hart of the big apple. The service has been fast and very... More 

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New York City, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Went to Pepolino for Mother's Day in the evening. The food and service was excellent. I got the endive salad with slices of pear and walnuts. It was so good. I'm sure a lot of you are thinking to yourself, endive salad, big deal, but it was. A little tang to the dressing and the endive was crisp and not... More 

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New York City, New York
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94 reviews 94 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This some of the best Italian food you can get in NYC, says this downtown Italian-American New Yawka'. I have eaten at Pepolino's numerous times, with my wife, with my extended family and for business group celebrations. The restaurant is always full, with lots of couples and families, many are clearly return guests. The menu options are plentiful and diverse,... More 

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with my wife, loved this place, nice atmosphere, very good service. The cheescake is "morte lenta" (slow death). This is one of the best italian food I have tried so far.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 281 W Broadway, New York City, NY 10013-2204
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighborhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: (212) 966-9983

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 80
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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

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TriBeCa
What’s in a name? In this case it is the unique title of “Triangle Below Canal Street” that became a popular nickname in the 1970s. An attractive neighborhood filled with handsome lofts on the edge of the Financial District, this lovely slice of Manhattan offers plenty of fine dining experiences and art galleries. Plus, it’s home to the city’s most exciting film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, that takes place here every year. TriBeCa is a great place to take a leisurely stroll before stopping into one of the many local restaurants or bars for a satisfying meal and cocktail. You’ll see families out for an afternoon walk, and don’t be surprised to come up with the occasional celebrity sighting. With such a great vibe, many of the city’s most famous residents call this neighborhood home.
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