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Il Cantinori

32 E 10TH St, New York City, NY 10003-6238 (Greenwich Village)
(212) 673-6044
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Ranked #1,329 of 11,596 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
Cross street: University Place & Broadway
Transit: 6, N, R
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  • English first
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  • Portuguese first
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English first
Waterbury, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My son moved in across the street from Il Cantinori. I was impressed with the open front that the place has. Stop in for dinner. It was excellent. The atmosphere is very cozy and relaxed. The waitstaff very professional with an in debt knowledge of the menu. The food and wine absolutely outstanding. Try the homemade pasta.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We had an amazing dinner experience. Right around the corner from NYU on a lovely street with great ambiance. We ordered three different entrees, all were exquisite. The pastas are homemade!! Service was outstanding. We will return every time we visit out child.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is literally out of a sex & the city episode (Carrie's Bday). The atmosphere is classic NYC on TV - front opens to the street. Huge bouquets (people size) of flowers flow throughout the restaurant creating the most amazing floral scents. Food is to die for. I had the burrata appetizer. It's like fresh mozzarella but with a... More

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Il Cantinori leaves a long lasting impression year after year. The classic italian food there is exceptional. Good wine list. Great service. Not cheap, but for a good reason - everything they make tastes great. Definitely try the fish; salmon, grouper, branzino. Il Cantonori is upscale, but laid back. Make sure to reserve a table in advance. Perfect place for... More

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Memphis
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115 reviews 115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We received a fabulous welcome upon entering. We had a round of drinks at the bar while waiting for the others in our party. The dining area was comfortable and pleasant. Then we waited and waited. It took some time to order what turned out to be very good food. It was almost like we were forgotten there in the... More

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My friend Alex booked us a private room for a celebration. Wow, what a meal. and what an experience. our waiters were awesome -- two guys from the Dominican. And the food was outstanding. We really felt like we got a special experience from the crowd at this local find.

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been coming to Il Cantinori for many years and LOVE this restaurant. The food is simple and superb. Delicious italian menu, great wine, wonderful staff - I'm sure it will continue to be a favorite for many years to come!

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Estes Park, Colorado
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The main waiter and his two assistants were charming amidst a packed house. There was no rush. Allowed to enjoy our wine, then our courses arrived with appropriate gaps. Our lobster pasta dish was excellent with a great deal of lobster (no skimping). Delightful evening. Nice vibe.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Weekend trip to NY with family visiting from the UK and some friends from Atlanta. The restaurant was recommended by a friend in NY. We had a great time. The food was fantastic but above all the service was top notch. One of the owners joined us for a drink at the end of the evening and we got to... More

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is lively dining experience that still manages to feel like home. The service is friendly, the food superb. And look for the gorgeous floral arrangements.

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