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Pescatore

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955-957 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-7744 (50th St. & 51st St.)
6 to 51st St.
(212) 752-7151
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
best salmon ever

Like this cozy Italian restaurant not only because of easy access location also because of very good food. I have never eaten such a wonderfully cooked salmon and even my son ate it when he was 18 months old! Very well decorated and kept warm with good management...Always reasonable pricing and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
OzzieS2013
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Like this cozy Italian restaurant not only because of easy access location also because of very good food. I have never eaten such a wonderfully cooked salmon and even my son ate it when he was 18 months old! Very well decorated and kept warm with good management...Always reasonable pricing and nice cocktails...

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Saint-Lambert, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Excellent fish and pastas. Good quality price in NYC with a local authenticity atmosphere and a personnal attention.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

It's a small NYC restaurant with tables really close together but it was cozy and they decorated nicely for the holiday season. Lived the fish and we really loved the flatbreads. Good experience here, we'd go back again.

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ct
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Second ave is not the gourmet center of Manhattan. Nice fun places with young crowds. At this place I was underwhelmed in every way. Average decor, average or less service, at bet average food. It is not expensive so I guess thats a plus.

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New York City, New York
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223 reviews 223 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Reliably great food. The prices are super reasonable. Not the same "at home" vibe of prior visits but there is a new lead partner. You can always count on a good meal and fresh food.

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Orange, CT
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My family and I went to this restaurant last night. There was no ambience. It was very plain which would have been acceptable if the food had been outstanding. I eat out a lot and know good food and service. We ordered 3 apps for 5 people. The mushroom balls, were nothing special, the ricotta; nice and creamy but not... More 

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Kent
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116 reviews 116 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We walked past the parade of restaurants and bars on 2nd Ave while out for a stroll from our nearby hotel. As we have eaten already, we decided to come back the next evening. It was coming to the end of Happy Hour and we chose Pescatore because we were in the mood for Italian. This choice proved to be... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Had a wonderful meal in this restaurant and booked it for a wedding rehearsal dinner and breakfast the day after the wedding. Both were outstanding!!! The manager, Jake, could not have been more helpful and accomodating. He took time to understand each event and set up seating and made menu suggestions accordingly. The food was super fresh, delicious, and the... More 

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Just back from having a meal here. Honestly if I could score it 6 out of 5 I would. I've been in NYC for almost a week now and this is by far the best dining experience I've had. The service is excellent and the food super tasty. What I loved more than anything was its relaxed atmosphere and that... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I We came across Pescatore because it was close to our hotel and decided to give it a try. The atmosphere is that of a local, storefront, Italian bistro. The service was friendly and the timing of the courses was perfect. The menu is standard Italian classics which, most importantly, were well prepared. I really appreciated the the ability to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 955-957 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-7744
    (50th St. & 51st St.)
  • Public Transportation: 6 to 51st St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 752-7151

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Pescatore staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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