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House of Lasagna

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334 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016 (Formerly Fagiolini)
Take subway to Grand Central Station.
+1 212-883-9555
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: House of Lasagna, a midtown institution, has been delighting local...
House of Lasagna, a midtown institution, has been delighting local business people, residents and visitors for almost 40 years. All of our Lasagnas are hand-made, from the traditional Lasagna alla Bolognese, to more the more contemporary "Lasagna of the Day" made with organic and local farm-to-table ingredients. Reservations for small groups are not required. Service is friendly and efficient and waiting time for tables is generally very brief. Plus, our pricing is always friendly! Yes, of course our 20 minute express lunch is still $9.50 And Martinis & Manhattans are still $6 all day!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good for a quick meal

We were running out of options at around 10 pm on a weekday, so when we stumbled on this place, we went for it. The staff told us they were still open, but kitchen would close in a few minutes, which didn't sound too good. Food arrived quickly and was fine, but nothing special. Staff were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We were running out of options at around 10 pm on a weekday, so when we stumbled on this place, we went for it. The staff told us they were still open, but kitchen would close in a few minutes, which didn't sound too good. Food arrived quickly and was fine, but nothing special. Staff were efficient, but clearly ready... More 

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Yardley, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Was looking for pasta with my son and stumbled across this place. Moderate prices for New York City. Classic pasta dishes, including their specialty Lasagna, as well as a short list of entrees and specials. Small and cozy. Great service.

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Astoria, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Came here the other day. I had a great traditional lasagna with bread and coke. The restaurant has an upstairs and downstairs eatery with fast clean service and friendly staff. Compared to the hustle and bustle of other eateries in the area this Italian restaurant was a very welcome choice compared to the expensive diners, cafes and fast food outlets... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We ordered a take-out lasagna bolognese. Generous portion and helt ok. The restaurant was a cozy little place - much nicer than the exterior would lead one to believe. Service was also just fine.

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Scotland
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Visited here first two years ago and think the restaurant has had a facelift. Lovely looking and cosy restaurant. Complimentary bread and salad served a nice touch. Ordered two mains of meatballs and spaghetti. The meatballs were lovely but the pasta had not been salted whilst cooked and the sauce lacked something, garlic in my opinion. My other half agreed... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Stopped by for a late lunch/early dinner. Obviously the lasagna was the specialty of the restaurant. The lasagna bolognese was quite tasty. Quick service and attentive server. Glad we stopped by.

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We stopped in on Wednesday evening at 8:00 PM and our group of four was welcomed and quickly seated inside. Located on the corner of 39th and Lexington, it was easy to find. Word of mouth guided us here, and we were ready for a hearty meal after a long ride from Boston. Our waiter was most excellent. Tudor explained... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A very enjoyable meal! After arriving in NYC, tired and in need of food. We found ourselves in House of Lasagne after looking at other places to eat. Surpringly nice food, happy & relaxed staff. Good experience. Would definitely go again. Handy for pod 39 hotel guests.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

While the food was tasty, the portion sizes were very small. I also think the prices were expensive for the sizes of the meals. I would not go back again.

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The first sign of potential disappointment was the cold, stale bread we were given upon arriving. I ordered the "home- made" gnocchi with pancetta. However, lots of tomatoe sauce, but only two small pieces of pancetta. Gnocchi was also cut with scissors and not hand shaped, so it looks rather unappetizing. My son and daughter had the lasagna. Quite average-... More 

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Additional Information about House of Lasagna

Address: 334 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016 (Formerly Fagiolini)
Phone Number: +1 212-883-9555
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 334 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016 (Formerly Fagiolini)
  • Public Transportation: Take subway to Grand Central Station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-883-9555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

House of Lasagna, a midtown institution, has been delighting local business people, residents and visitors for almost 40 years. All of our Lasagnas are hand-made, from the traditional Lasagna alla Bolognese, to more the more contemporary "Lasagna of the Day" made with organic and local farm-to-table ingredients. Reservations for small groups are not required. Service is friendly and efficient and waiting time for tables is generally very brief. Plus, our pricing is always friendly! Yes, of course our 20 minute express lunch is still $9.50 And Martinis & Manhattans are still $6 all day!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

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