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A Voce

41 Madison Avenue, New York City, NY 10010 (Manhattan)
(212) 545-8555
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Ranked #2,012 of 11,664 Restaurants in New York City
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Price range: $50 - $80
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: 26th Street
Description: The word is out: Marlon Abela, the restaurateur behind London's Michelin one-star with two-stars rising Greenhouse, has opened a new modern Italian restaurant A Voce ("word of mouth") on the edge of chic Madison Square Park. The emphasis is on grown-up, deeply delicious Italian cookery set against a back drop of Italian style and organic East Coast elements.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We first came here a few months ago and had drinks at the bar while killing some time. The hospitality of both the bartender, maitre d and the sommelier working made us put it high on the list to try so we came back with some friends. Our experience was great. We first started at the bar and then moved... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Valero, the maître d', must have thought I was Donald Trump. Because he sure acted like I was royalty. Never been here before and he gave us what I believe were the best seats in the house overlooking columbus circle at sunset--BOOM. To start we had Capesante (seared scallop)s, i had to battle my wife to get one. Next I... More

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Richmond, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This review is about one very specific element: the most delicious ricotta cheese and toasted yummy Italian bread have been removed from the menu by a new chef. This was such a superlative dish and is the reason I brought friends to the place tonight. This place has great atmosphere and service and wine (although no well priced wines by... More

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New York City, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

During Restaurant Week, it's easy to find a restaurant to suit your taste buds. But, in most places they are so busy that the staff becomes irritable, and seldom seen. NOT at aVoce, Midtown. The staff are super friendly which makes the food taste even better. No mistake, the food is perfect. The staff are visible, easy to signal, and... More

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Heard good things about A Voce, but save your money and tastebuds during Restaurant Week for Le Perigord, Cafe Boulud, Gotham Bar & Grill, Telepan, and a few more that serve their usual delicious food. Unlike the others, A Voce's Restaurant Week menu does NOT have the dishes the regular menu does. I had an excellent poached egg on a... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Staff very helpful and accommodating, great food & wine, reasonable prices. Roast chicken done perfectly but too bad we didn't choose from the regular menu for better selection.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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119 reviews 119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Ladies & Gentlemen, this is my review number 98 and counting. Obviously this restaurant is being managed by a French man, because once you are entering that place, people are not very grateful if you are wearing a short-pants and a Polo shirt for lunch, but my friend was fine, since her office has a dress-code. Have chosen a table... More

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Brooklyn NE
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Disappointed... seriously overpriced teeny tiny portions. Service was good --- when it happened but very very slow. They brought out my secondi BEFORE my primi - so everyone is eating their pasta and we are having white wine, and i have my second course first, a steak, and THEN they say they forgot my primi pasta and order it and... More

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Stockholm Sweden
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139 reviews 139 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Went there for a business lunch recently. Nice location by the park, good service, great wine list and verry good food. The pea soup starter was good but a little bland, the pasta and pork ragu though was one of the best pastas i have had. Sensational taste in the ragu. Great restaurant for a business lunch.

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frisco, texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Food was amazing. From appetizer, to pasta, to entree and to desert the food and flavor was excellent. Highly recommend

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