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San Martin Restaurant

143 E 49th St, New York City, NY 10017-1202 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #2,000 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $80
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Annapolis, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We stumbled upon this gem when we spotted it from the Bus Tour. What a find! We cannot wait for our next NYC trip to come back. Food, service, ambiance all 5 star.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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372 reviews 372 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

meet here once a year for a wonderful dinner with friends. we are always treated well. great menu with a number of options - pasta, fish, steak, etc. service is always wonderful. deserts are always outstanding as well. is not a large place - but is well worth a visit. just down the street from the Waldorf or Marriott East... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

San Martin Restaurant is like being in a big Italian family dining room. Food was excellent and portion sizes were huge. A very traditional Italian Restaurant with a great atmosphere,.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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120 reviews 120 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Don't miss the Chop Salad for a starter. Delicious! Entrees are varied but we chose pastas. Again, wonderful. Great location. Gracious host. Staff scurried about to take care of patrons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Great food and service. Good variety on the menu for dinner. Recommend apple tart. Visit San Martin a couple times a year and never disappointed.

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Hockessin, Delaware
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

So first complaint... They charge 20% tip on the Bill before you receive it.. I was having a simple dinner on my own and very disappointed with that. I did see that it was done selectively for me. I am no Italian but their risotto was just ok ... They did give me a lot of garlic rusk.. It might... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A romantic meal for 2 on our second visit to this great city. Mediocre food and service but very high bill due to all the extras! $20 for bread not ordered, service charge added without any choice at 15%! Turned a reasonably priced meal into a bad taste in the mouth! We don't mind paying for good service but doesn't... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Ate here twice in November 2014. First time had short ribs (special) which was great, the second time a veal dish, which at best was mediocre. Service was okay, but nothing special. Outstanding however was the tiramisu! Would stop there for dessert when back in the area.

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Vancouver, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Almost every time we come to NYC, we come here for an Italian meal. It is modest in price but superb in quality of food. I had a great seafood risotto -- a variety of fresh seafood that was done perfectly. My partner had lasagna that she also enjoyed. The staff are very friendly and attentive. If one is looking... More 

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Calgary, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stopped in here the night before the marathon, mostly because it was close to our hotel. What a great choice we made. Great pasta, excellent service, and just the right atmosphere for a relaxing dinner the night before our big race, which was nice to have in Midtown. The clincher was when we went back a couple nights later. The... More 

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Additional Information about San Martin Restaurant

Address: 143 E 49th St, New York City, NY 10017-1202
Phone Number: 212-832-0888
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
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 40 - 80
Cuisine: French, Italian, Spanish, Continental

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