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Bistango Restaurant

415 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8104 (Manhattan)
212-725-8484
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Ranked #183 of 11,648 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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88% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
PA
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We came to NY for a theater show and my friends willingly went along with my out of the way restaurant choice to accomodate my dietary restrictions. The server did ask about any restrictions which was refreshing. However, our food was barely average and not consistent. My food came out at room temperature while someone else's came out burning hot.... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Just a jazzed up menu. They have pizzetes which are so small you would think that they are tasters. We were feeling so hungry that we went to a snack bar after the meal. The food was passable but certainly not worth the inflated price. Never go there again.

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The pasta was delicious, the service was prompt. Loved the feel of the restaurant - I felt like I was in Europe. I would like to go back when I have time to sample more from the menu.

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Melbourne
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Hi, I LOVE Bistango. I came back here after two years - being from Australia it is not a restaurant I am able to get to every week. Very disappointing that the people from Florida could not see the benefits of this restaurant. OUTSTANDING customer service - staff are very attentive and the first question asked when seated is, are... More

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USA
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We ate there on a Tuesday night for a birthday with a large party. Be advised, they require a credit card to hold reservations for large groups. We ended up moving the reservation by 1/2 hour and adding two people. They were extremely accommodating. This is on the corner of 3rd and 29th. Not a huge place, but they did... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The entire menu is gluten free. I had ravioli for the first time since I can't remember when! So delicious! My friend is not gluten intolerant, and, yet, could not tell the difference! Even had gf bread, roasted, and wonderful olive oil for dipping. The only not gf item is regular bread as well as gf. I hope to return!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My husband, son and I met with friends at the restaurant. The restaurant is very small and lighting is very low. The food was okay and the atmosphere was nice. Price is on the high side. Staff is attentive. Not sure if I would go back with all the restaurants in the city to choose from.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I want to start by saying I wanted to give 5 stars, but the portion size prevented me. I was with my big Italian family who are used to "family" sized dishes. I realize this is a nice Manhattan restaurant and not my grandmother's dinner table, but my portion seemed more like an appetizer. That being said, the gnocchi I... More

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Falun, Sweden
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff and good food. They felt attentive and serious about our allergies. Would recommend for gluten allergics any day.

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Delicious gluten free ravioli and a very tasty salad. Attentive service. A great treat for gluten free and "regular" eaters!

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