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Montebello Ristorante Italiano

120 E 56th St # 1, New York City, NY 11360 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #3,064 of 11,687 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $26 - $30
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Between Lexington and Park
Transit: M,R,V,F,E,6,7 trains
Description: Enjoy authentic Italian fine dining in New York. We use authentic Italian recipes & techniques when we prepare your ensalate, carni, pasta & pesci.
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English first
Houston, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Recent ate a fantastic meal at Montebello! We arrived on a Saturday evening around 6 with no reservation and were seated immediately. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, with nice music. The restaurant is quiet enough to relax and enjoy the meal, and would be appropriate for family and friends or a romantic date. I had the arugula salad with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Best sea bass which I had so far. It was served together with grilled wgetables. I recoment Good wines from Australia. Cheesecake could be better.

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106 reviews 106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Food was outstanding. Salads and pastas were shared and entrees were too large but appreciated. Atmosphere was conducive to actual conversation. So many restaurants today have moved away from "food" as the focal point and concentrate on atmosphere and music.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

When you walk into Montebello's, act like Ray Liotta in Goodfellas...you know, act like you own the place. Reason? This place is really good, and they like having diners who act important! In other words, don't act like a meek tourist! Once you settle in, the waiters will take good care of you, the menu and food will remind you,... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Popped in for an early dinner with my husband and what a welcome! The food was outstanding, the flavours were so fresh and the sauces were to die for! A great find and have already recommended to our friends.

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The restaurant says that it offers quiet dinners - while the place was not loud, it was not quiet. It was average and the waiters, who were standing near our table, talked loudly amongst themselves. Our waiter was not kind of crude, not well-trained, and hard to understand. Although we had a reservation and were there in the early part... More

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Carlsbad, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is an "old school" New York City Italian restaurant. I've enjoyed their pasta dishes as well as risotto. Last visit I had a salmon dish and it was wonderful. The fish was perfectly cooked. Wine list is very nice as well.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We stayed at The Lombardy across the street, and ate lunch here one day. Prices in line with mid-town; but the food was really really good. Ask for the Prix Fix menu if it isn't automatically offered. Pleasant décor and very good service.

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New York City, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Montebello is a bit of an anachronism, and that's a good thing. This classic white tablecloth Italian restaurant, situated in the East 50s, is defiantly anti-trendy, and wonderfully traditional. Service is polite and old school. Entrees are diverse and well prepared. A great place for business or a family dinner.

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118 reviews 118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Chose this restaurant even after seeing reviews that were all over the "review map". It was a good choice. The staff was friendly and helpful, food very good and quiet enough for conversation. We were there on a Friday night for Restaurant Week. This is not gourmet food but good solid "Momma in the kitchen food". The tomato sauce was... More

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Additional Information about Montebello Ristorante Italiano

Address: 120 E 56th St # 1, New York City, NY 11360
Phone Number: 212-753-1447
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 26 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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