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Pescatore

#1,538 of 11,441 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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Midtown
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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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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: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 17
    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
Happy Hour

Great happy hour, Altug the bartender was fantastic great drinks and wine selection - the home made Sangria with the soaked fruit is a real treat- ask for a fork so as not to leave it behind!!!!! Ceviche, meatballs, and artichokes were all good at the bar snacks !!!! So good I went back for brunch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Aaron C
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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English first
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

NYC has tons of restaurants and how do you choose? This restaurant was on the hotels list of nearest restaurants. After doing research on trip advisor we decided to go here.. We couldn't have been any happier. Very authentic Italian restaurant. I had seafood fruits de mar, others had chicken Parmesan and pasta with a mushroom sauce. We all enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great happy hour, Altug the bartender was fantastic great drinks and wine selection - the home made Sangria with the soaked fruit is a real treat- ask for a fork so as not to leave it behind!!!!! Ceviche, meatballs, and artichokes were all good at the bar snacks !!!! So good I went back for brunch the next day Justine... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I plan on going back again the next time I'm in NY. I'm so happy they offer gluten-free noodles. The food was excellent. Not the average Italian place. The service was terrific also. The place is a tad small, but what do you expect for a small NY restaurant? It's also loud, so it's not a place to be quietly... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Wide variety of selections, good food, excellent service, well priced. I have eaten here for a number of years, and plan to return on my next visit.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very small, quaint restaurant. Everything from start to finish was delicious. Small portion of pesto was enough for me. One son had black ink pasta which I will go back to get myself! Prices are great as is staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We ordered the linguini pescatore for two. It has shellfish, calamari, mussels, shrimps, clams, linguini and a red sauce. The bread was fresh and served with black olives. The entrée was delicious and plentiful. The sauce was excellent. This dish could have fed three people. They used to include a lobster tail. Don't know why they don't anymore. They do... More 

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New York City, New York
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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
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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
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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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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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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: Italian, American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Families with children
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

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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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