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202 8th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10011-1624 (Chelsea)
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Ranked #3,703 of 11,866 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between 20th & 21st
Transit: C,E train at 23rd/8th
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Just went there last night. Appetizer and sangria were quite good. Food? My g/f asked that her salad have dressing on the side. They still put the dressing on the salad. I ordered pasta with a lamb ragout. The taste was dull...had very little flavor...AND, there were bones in the sauce. 4 of them!! I had gone to Intermezzo before... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food and menu here are simply not worth the price. For brunch, you're paying for the show, and not the food. Eat before and just get the $25 unlimited drink deal. Reservations HIGHLY recommended/required for a good spot.

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New York, NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I wanted to really like Intermezzo, as it's in my neighborhood, but I found the food to be mediocre. It actually made my guest a little sick. It's doubtful I'll return.

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Brooklyn, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

I have dined at Intermezzo several times over the past year and this last visit was the most disappointing; dning on New Years Eve. First of all the atmosphere is tastefully done, re splendid in color and crystal and with a gorgeous wood bar. Second the service is impeccable and attentive- the Maitre De, Jonathan knows how to treat clientele... More 

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I came across this place through Groupon, read several good reviews and invited friends to join. What could go wrong right? Well the level of rudeness was apparent from the moment we walked through the door. They squeezed our reserved party into a corner that could barely fit 2 people and then didnt even give everyone a chance to sit... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've been here many times and never had a bad meal. The food and the service are both consistently good. On the rare occasion that we have asked, they have dealt with special off-menu requests with grace. I think the prices are reasonable for what you get, and the wine selection is very nice too.

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Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Came here for a family visit on theater night and it was an ideal atmosphere - quiet enough to talk at 5:30-7:00 when the crowd started becoming more lively. Staff was friendly. Nice atmosphere, without being haughty. Saw some fixed price specials posted (was not reminded about them when menus were passed around so did have to ask), each of... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Intermezzo was recommended by one of the fine staff people at the Leo House as a solid, but somewhat low-keyed restaurants in the Chelsea area. There are no shortage of notable restaurants in the area, but as it was late evening, following a long day, everyone in my group was just looking for a nice, quiet dinner. Intermezzo seemed to... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I selected Intermezzo from the many restaurants on Restaurant.com, based on previous reviews and pictures only! WHAT a delightful surprise this quaint restaurant located in the heart of Chelsea is! The wait staff treated us like family, making suggestions and was extremely attentive. The food, made to order, was delicious! We tried the appetizer of the day, which was DELICIOUS!... More 

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Had a great Friday night meal here. Reservations at 7:45 and the place was not very full- by 9:00 it was packed and humming. Excellent warm bread and oil started our meal. Good pasta selection. All 4 of us enjoyed our entrees. Try the sangria- it was buy one get one free night. Very reasonably priced

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Additional Information about Intermezzo

Address: 202 8th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10011-1624
Phone Number: 212-929-3433
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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