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Pasta Lovers

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142 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-6802 (Between 6th and 7th Avenues)
212-819-1155
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 90
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  • 105
    Very good
  • 61
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  • 31
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  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent Italian food

We tried the pasta and the pizza both were decent. Nothing that was amazing for $19 an entree. The portion sizes were fairly large.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Autumn M
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USA
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USA
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1,143 reviews
725 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried the pasta and the pizza both were decent. Nothing that was amazing for $19 an entree. The portion sizes were fairly large.

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Thank Autumn M
Franklin, Tennessee
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hey, no charming Italian name here, BUT solid menu, good service. Great selection of home made pasta from $17-24. Various pizza offering from 17-20 (small). Large size available. Check out the full menu as the 'specials' really are not reduced price as you may think. Great wine. Very happy with this choice. You are close enough to Times Square, but... More 

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Thank Steve H
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After 24 hours of flying from Australia, we just wanted a good meal. Second time at this restaurant and it did not disappoint. The meal portions are quite big in size and the service is outstanding. The pizza and pasta meals are the stand out here.

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Thank Labrador_shark90
Saint Cloud, Florida
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here every year at Christmas time after visiting Rockefeller center and the tree. Never disappointed with quality or service. A warning though the wait might be long (60 min) during holidays, but we'll worth the wait. Close to all midtown places. Don't bother looking for parking though , take a cab or the train to Manhattan or wind up... More 

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Thank Ron P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good options for adults and children. Pizza menu is a good option for the small ones while salads and pasta for the adults. I recommend the penne w/ vodka

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Thank rsaenz
Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I work at Rockefeller Center... so this is in the perfect location to go on a dinner break. The food is great... it does get a bit crowded around happy hour... but it's worth the wait. Nice italian food. Great service.

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Thank divasmurf4090
Randolph, New Jersey
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this eatery a few days after Christmas and the festive decor was lovely. The restaurant was packed, yet service was pretty swift. We selected this one for its congenial atmosphere after checking out a few others in the same street that had more of a fast food feel to them; after a long day of walking in the... More 

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Thank MySiska4
Ampthill, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Good settings, fine service. However many better quality Italians in Manhattan to attend. Perfect for a walk in when starving.

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Thank MacHatter
Seattle
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

After a long day walking around NYC and a wonderful musical "Allegiance" we were looking fore a hearty dinner close to our hotel. As we walked along 49th St we can across Pasta Lovers and ducked in and checked out the menu. It looked great, so we stayed. Wonderful service and a great selection of pasta, meats and salad dishes.... More 

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Thank Resorteye
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Visited just before Christmas and the atmosphere was lovely. Very busy, with a really nice atmosphere. Speedy service - a little too fast if anything - we felt we were a bit rushed. The spaghetti bolognaise was divine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 142 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-6802
    (Between 6th and 7th Avenues)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-819-1155

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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