I get to New York three or four times a year, and Lavagna is my favorite dinner in town. It's cozy, informal, and friendly. The menu isn't very large and doesn't change frequently, but there are no bad choices among the pizzas, pasta, meat, salads and handful of specials. It's a great value for... read more
The kitchen concept is to create dishes traditionally Italian, emphasizing fresh, seasonal ingredients and product of the highest quality.
The menu highlights include homemade pastas, a wood oven roasted fish for two, roast pork chop, baby rack of lamb and of course the rigatoni with sweet and spicy sausage that has become a classic over the years.
The wine list has been a yearly recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2002 and it focuses on hard to find wines from regional Italy along with other international selections.