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Via Italia

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45 West 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-4109
212-398-6866
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Reliable theater district Italian

I have been half a dozen times for lunch. Very good pasta, especially the varieties with seafood. I have brought visitors here as well, and they have enjoyed it. And thee salads are not only good, but large enough to share.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Zofingen, Switzerland
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166 reviews 166 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We have been here our first evening in NYC. From the outside this place looks good. Friendly waiter directs you to the table. Table was almost too small for four. Room smells, but not like cocci a italiana. Ordered some very simple pasta. Pata was cooked to the point but what came with it in all four cases lacked taste... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The food was amazing. Our waiter Alonzo was great and really friendly and the drinks were great too. Would recommend this place to anyone.

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New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have been half a dozen times for lunch. Very good pasta, especially the varieties with seafood. I have brought visitors here as well, and they have enjoyed it. And thee salads are not only good, but large enough to share.

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San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Delicious and real Italian restaurant. Must go !! Definitely will come back. The owner is very friendly and super nice guy. Mr. Alfonso was so nice and helpful. Is good to meet people that really enjoy their work and make you feel comfortable. La comida es deliciosa y es un verdadero restaurant italiano. El dueño súper amable y buena gente.... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Went to NYC with three friends and we happened upon Via Italia while exploring the streets.. the food was fantastic, authentic homemade. Cost was a little much for the portion side, but it was well worth it for the taste. I had lasagna and it was the best I have had. Service was very positive, too. HAd our experience topped... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Nothing to dislike about this restaurant food was excellent and staff all very nice only problem was we found it on our last night & would like to have gone again but look forward to next time we go to NYC

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

We came here with another couple before going to a show. It's a real Italian restaurant. Having just visited Italy I can tell you it truly feels like you're in Italy. The food was excellent, the portion sizes weren't huge, but it was enough to fill us all up. We got lasagna and fettuccine Alfredo running us each about $20/plate.... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Good quality food, nice selection on menu. Starters were a little on the large side. Main course was also a good size portion. Quite busy but not over crowded.

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New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The restaurant has great potential. It has very homey environment. I visited the place for lunch. I felt that lunch choices were not as great as I would have liked. For example for some one who does not eat red meat, it should have choices such as salmon, branzino, tuna etc. I ended up selecting a chicken dish, although I... More 

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Union City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The front of the restaurant has the tourist "try me look" and you should. The menu has something for everyone. The food is well prepared. The staff has the appearance of being all related. You get the feeling that everyone is family and you kind of get treated like family as well. You are served by several generations each having... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 West 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-4109
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-398-6866

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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