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Gigino

20 Battery Place, New York City, NY 10004
212 528 2228
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Ranked #1,920 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $10 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Little West Street
Transit: 1 train to RECTOR R train to WHITEHALL / SOUTH FERRY 4 or 5 train to BOWLING GREEN
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.
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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
2 helpful votes 2 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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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

With all the construction in the area, it is a difficult restaurant to find. However, worth all the trouble. The weather co-operated, so we sat outside - an amazing view of the Statue of Liberty. For an appetizer, my wife had their special salad, which was very special indeed!. I had the Calamari (very good). Both had the Bolgnese pasta.... More

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yorkshire, uk
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92 reviews 92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Booked an evening meal for my husband's birthday of which the restaurant was aware The setting is superb - fantastic views of Lady Liberty & Lower Manhattan. Ordered cocktails on arrival & then had to remind the staff after we had waited 15 minutes, but the place was busy. Toilets are in the public block in Wagner Park but clean... More

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Sydney
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very busy, but worth it. The views out to the river and back to the city are spectacular. The food and service were wonderful. We were the last to leave and didn't feel we were being "rushed" Very professional. Tip - try and avoid nights when they have large bookings....or go later after 8:30.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I took my cousin here for her birthday and I made reservations, it was my first time also coming here so I didn't know what to expect. But it was beautiful, the food was great and view the ambiance was also amazing. I also did not think it was gonna be a lot of people because it's more of a... More

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NJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Being on the water facing the Statue of Liberty, this restaurant has a outstanding view. The food is good, very good but not great. They will not deviate from the menu. And for the portion size, it's not cheap. What got me was the lack of attention to details. This is what separates a good restaurant from a great restaurant.... More

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Geel, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had dinner at Gigino's outside terrace on a fine summer evening. Staff were very friendly and accomodating. The food was excellent, prices OK and the view nothing less than fantastic. A real experience!

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Set on the edge of Wagner Park, Gigino's looks out to the Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan. The Italian cuisine is mouth-watering and moderately priced for New York City. Our server was knowledgeable and helpful. We had an infant with us in a stroller, so we sat on the edge adjacent to the park. When the baby fussed, we... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a great place to dine al fresco! The stark white tables and chairs did not distract from the beautiful view of the water and Miss Liberty. The service was friendly, attentive, and accommodating. They were nice to the children (ages 7 & 9) and had many menu choices for smaller appetites. The outdoor space includes a grassy area that... More

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