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One Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10003
212 995 9559
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Ranked #2,866 of 11,750 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Greenwich Village
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 8th Street
Transit: 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q, & W trains to 14th Street/Union Square, and the B, D, F, V, A, C, & E trains to West 4th Street.
Description: Modeled after an Italian train station, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's OTTO is located on 8th Street, in the historic One Fifth Avenue building. Serving classic Italian pizzas and pastas, a large selection of house-cured meats, Italian and local cheeses, Artisanal Gelato, and boasting a 750+ all-Italian wine list, OTTO has become a destination for New York diners as well as a neighborhood hot spot.
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new york
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

A great place to hang out with friends and family - really great pizza (simple and awesome flovor combinations). Great wine list - superbly curated. Really friendly service and very accommodating for young visitors - we have been there with babes and little ones - and all are always welcome. A great place - super local neighborhood gem and I... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times now, and both times been very impressed. No reservation on a Tuesday night around 9pm. Had to wait about half an hour, but in the meantime enjoyed a cold platter of meat and cheese at the standing tables in the front bar. Once seated, noisy and busy, but the food came out relatively... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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160 reviews 160 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had reservations for 9pm and weren't seated until 9:30. It was so loud, it was hard to hear the person sitting across from me, let alone the person at the end of the table. When the waiter brought our food out, my husband and I just looked at each other and tried to contain our laughter of how little... More 

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cleveland, oh
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Enjoyed the atmosphere and food. Didn't have to wait long for a table on a Saturday night for two people.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I really enjoyed my night at Otto. I was with 5 other friends and after enjoying wine at their spacious bar we were seated for dinner. We shared a combination of pizzas and pastas and each was delicious! This is just a good quality restaurant with a really great feel to it. A little crowded feeling when you're seated in... More 

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Newyork
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were there for a birthday celebration. Since we had made a reservation, they seated us at a nice table. The service was very lackluster and impersonal. I understand this is restaurant affiliated with a renowned chef but they could at least try and make an effort in accommodating patron's requests. Between the 5 of us we had several requests... More 

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York, Maine
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went to dinner here with cousins and family - Loved that we were able to get a great table with 10 of us. Very good food, although not insanely so. Reasonable prices, given the neighborhood and buzz about the restaurant.

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Laval, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Weekend to NY, chose to eat at Otto, food was just ok, sauce was not the greatest, small plates, Zuca Pasta plates did not look appetizing and flavor was bland, the 5 fish plate was better. would have expected much more from Batali's restaurant, nicer presentation and better food, this was food that you would expect in a franchise resto... More 

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Kissimmee, Fl
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I never got to eat. We made reservations for 4 at 9:30. It was 10:15 and we still were not sat. There must have been at least 10 parties of 2 that were sat before us. We stood at a table by the bar and ordered a few drinks and a cheese platter. That came out quick, but once we... More 

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New York
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great looking dining room & even cooler bar/waiting area. Fun, affordable wine list. knowledgable servers. Tasty simple Italian food done right!

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Additional Information about Otto

Address: One Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10003
Phone Number: 212 995 9559
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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