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Barbetta

321 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
(212) 246-9171
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Ranked #1,642 of 11,584 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $50 - $80
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Btwn 8th & 9th Aves
Transit: A,E,C,1,R,N,S
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Neston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We arrived at Barbetta at 19.40 hrs on a Wednesday, just when the theatre goers were leaving. This left the restaurant with a relatively small number of people. We sat outside in the courtyard/garden and had superb service. The food was very good, if a little on the expensive side. The garden was quiet and a delightful place to sit... More

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Mantua, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This was a truly wonderful birthday experience!We were greeted warmly and seated in a beautiful outdoor courtyard...hard to come by in the heart of Manhattan!Quiet table like I requested.Wonderful,attentive service...very warm.Had the fixed pre-theater menu.Delicious and no one rushed us...we took all the time we wanted.They came out with a crème brulee and a candle on a plate decorated with... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Barbetta is one of those hidden places in NYC that is not super well known with the tourists. Its a more upscale restaurant with a great menu. The restaurant is one of the oldest in the city and offers great food. The staff has always been great and very attentive. If your looking for a unique experience be sure to... More

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New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Nice Northern Italian Cuisine. Prior to seeing a show, my wife and I happened upon this restaurant. We decided to give it a try. From the moment we entered we felt like family. They have a special menu for theater goers so you are not late for your show. My wife had Rollatine for appetizer which was superb, Bue al... More

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Bergen, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were very disappointed at this place, which turned out to be our first truly bad food experience during our NYC stay. The decor was charming, and our first impression quite okay. On the plus side, the wine was excellent. Everything else was really bad. Our waiter was grumpy, and the food was at best blend. And it was not... More

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Rye Brook, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My fiance and I recently had a pre-theater dinner in this century old Italian restaurant. We sat outside in the courtyard. The service was impeccable, from the maitre d, to our server to the bread person. By the way, the bread was tremendous. We enjoyed the reasonably priced prix fixe meal and were out in plenty of time to make... More

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Long Island, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I decided to visit Barbetta during Restaurant Week and I should have gone elsewhere. I heard that they had a beautiful garden, overrated. It was concrete backyard with greenery. The decorum is old style italian, big and grand but the welcome we received was less than stellar. We waited over 7 minutes before our server came over. The menu was... More

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Oakville, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were looking for a nice Italian restaurant before the theater and TripAdvisor sent us here. We were very happy we found it! We reserved for 6 pm with our show around the corner at 8. They seated us in the beautiful outdoor garden and presented us with a fixed price Pre-Show menu that got us out in perfect time... More

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Andover, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My limited experience with New York City restaurants is that they are crowded, noisy, and impersonal. My wife and went here before a show to celebrate our anniversary because they have an outdoor courtyard. The courtyard is indeed extremely pleasant, and even though we were seated next to a large party we could easily converse. We were served by a... More

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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We enjoyed a pre-theater dinner for our anniversary at Barbetta and it was a lovely experience. We were seated outdoors in a pretty garden on a beautiful spring evening. The service was attentive and the food was excellent. It was a memorable evening.

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