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Gigino

#1,650 of 11,899 Restaurants in New York City
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20 Battery Place, New York City, NY 10004 (Little West Street)
1 train to RECTOR R train to WHITEHALL / SOUTH FERRY 4 or 5 train to BOWLING GREEN
212 528 2228
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: As one of the best kept secrets in New York City, Gigino at Wagner Park...
As one of the best kept secrets in New York City, Gigino at Wagner Park offers a spectacular view of Lady Liberty and the New York Harbor. Owners Bob Giraldi and Phil Suarez along with executive chef Luigi Celentano, have taken great pride in bringing Italian cuisine to Battery Park City for over 10 years. Nestled between the Ritz Carlton and the Statue of Liberty, Gigino can be found just a few steps south of The Jewish Heritage Museum. Open year round, Gigino at Wagner Park is a great place for a romantic evening or family get together.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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  • 52
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    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Well worth a visit if you are downtown!

Small restaurant in battery park, service excellent, view fantastic, food was very good, very fresh and good size portions, I am not complaing but the starter was the size of a main course (I had the grilled calamari) so I would recommend you think twice about having a starter or think about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Brett H
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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126 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Small restaurant in battery park, service excellent, view fantastic, food was very good, very fresh and good size portions, I am not complaing but the starter was the size of a main course (I had the grilled calamari) so I would recommend you think twice about having a starter or think about sharing. If your staying downtown like I am... More 

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The view is wonderful, an unobstructed view of the Statue of Liberty, right on the water, on a cold windy day it seems a bit isolated. The restaurant is across from the downtown Ritz Carlton, near the SI ferry terminal. The food is excellent, they are particular skilled with seafood and I had a cod special with mushrooms and risotto... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

After a long day of sightseeing and returning to shore from Ellis Island, we stumbled on this restaurant on our way back to the train. I wish it had been warm enough to sit outside near the water. It is a delightful small restaurant with great service and even better food. It was relaxed, un rushed. The wait staff did... More 

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Abiquiu, New Mexico, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Gigino is located in the park directly across the street from the Ritz Carlton. Italian food, OK food. Best part is the patio view of the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty. Go early to get a seat outside.

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

waiter a little rude but amazing location - lovely food !!! The water is right at the edge of the lawn and you can see the statue - perfect !!

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new york
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717 reviews 717 reviews
427 restaurant reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We ate outdoors. Salads perfect. Very close to museum of jewish history. Do 't miss it. I will be back. Might be gorgeous at night. Good outdoors April to october

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Hampshire
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78 reviews 78 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The weather helped - a beautiful sunny day in September and a view from the shady terrace across the harbour to the Statue. This was our last day in NY and we just loved the location, food and service. Considering the location the prices were very reasonable. My wife was very impressed that I had found such a beautiful way... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had a family get together and decided to have a nice Italian meal. Gigino's was a wonderful choice..the atmosphere was amazing. the view spectacular and the food over the top. Appetizers were great...calamari to die for and the salad was amazing. Pasta was excellent. Would definitely go back. Great experience.

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Northfiield, Il
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We ate at Gigino's on a beautiful late summer evening listening to a drum circle in the park while having a beautiful view of the Statue of Liberty. Food was excellent and reasonably priced and the ambiance outdoors was amazing.

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Clute, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My daughter and I ate here twice and my two sisters once. The view at sunset is beyond compare. Watching the Statute of Liberty is a blessing. The appetizers were so very good. Definitely would return to this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Battery Place, New York City, NY 10004
    (Little West Street)
  • Public Transportation: 1 train to RECTOR R train to WHITEHALL / SOUTH FERRY 4 or 5 train to BOWLING GREEN
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: 212 528 2228

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

As one of the best kept secrets in New York City, Gigino at Wagner Park offers a spectacular view of Lady Liberty and the New York Harbor. Owners Bob Giraldi and Phil Suarez along with executive chef Luigi Celentano, have taken great pride in bringing Italian cuisine to Battery Park City for over 10 years. Nestled between the Ritz Carlton and the Statue of Liberty, Gigino can be found just a few steps south of The Jewish Heritage Museum. Open year round, Gigino at Wagner Park is a great place for a romantic evening or family get together.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 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?