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Il Giglio

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81 Warren St, New York City, NY 10007
(212) 571-5555
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 5
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food and service

While the atmosphere could be better, the food was excellent. I was a bit disappointed that our server did not know the wwine list better, and we paid an outrageous amount for a mediocre wine, I would go back. The veal was fabulous.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Denver, Colorado
Good for:
  • Business meetings
  • Special occasions
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Staten Island, New York
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I've gone here many times for business and it never disappoints. A throw back decor reminds one of the old Italian restaurants from the 40's. The food is classic Italian and service is excellent and professional. A wonderful antipasto display will greet you as you enter and it gets the appetite whet. Delicious bread, dried Italian sausage and provolone cheese... More 

Thank Vinnydee2015
Hackensack, New Jersey
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The food was mediocre, and the service was horrible! The staff was very unfriendly. By far the worst Italian restaurant we have ever been to. For what they serve, the prices were very high. Will never go back and do not recommend it.

Thank JordanSophie
Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

While the atmosphere could be better, the food was excellent. I was a bit disappointed that our server did not know the wwine list better, and we paid an outrageous amount for a mediocre wine, I would go back. The veal was fabulous.

1 Thank COexec
Level Contributor
101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Maybe that is why I like this place so much. Any time I am in NYC, I frequent Il Giglio. The pasta specials are wonderful, and there is something for everyone on the menu. Yes it's pricey. It's NYC. I like that it feels retro, like you walked off the street and into 1965. I found the service to be... More 

Thank Katherine L
New York
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is what happens when you stop trying to innovate after being respected for some time. You price yourself to take advantage of name and location while not investing in the food or atmosphere. We have known this restaurant since 1990 and there are wonderful aspects to it. But the wait staff is that heartless mixture of men who have... More 

Thank golflefty
Lexington, Kentucky
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This restaurant is awesome . . . attention to every detail with incredible food. Impeccable service and a truly unique experience.

Thank Ralph M
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Traditional Italian Restaurant, Flavorful food, generous potions. Service was friendly and helpful Wine list had a nice selection

Thank mfcdvm
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Loved going here for twenty years but the restaurant is on its last gasp. They have cut back on everything. You no longer get cheese on the table or the small plate of dried meat. We did get bread and very greasy fried zucchini. the restaurant is completely barren. its a room with tables and that is all. Split an... More 

1 Thank Christine R
Tampa, Florida
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were given a gift of dinner in this restaurant from a family member who loves it. We have other family members who lived in NY years ago and also recommended it. Their intention was very generous but this restaurant wasn't for us. If you had a time machine and flew back to the 60's, envision an Italian restaurant that... More 

1 Thank Bill C
Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Went there for a business dinner with two colleagues and, as always, it was terrific. The wait staff are friendly and informative, the food was exceptional - had the mozzarella and tomato salad with ravioli stuffed with truffles as the entree. Wonderfully presented and prepared. If I had to make a suggestion, it would be to offer more wines by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81 Warren St, New York City, NY 10007
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighborhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: (212) 571-5555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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