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Il Bastardo

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191 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011 (Between 21st & 22nd)
E train
(212) 675-5980
Website
Today
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good little restaurant

We passed by this restaurant that was a lot bigger inside than it looks. Had a nice sized bar and plenty of tables. It was clear they wanted us to have a big check, but we just wanted a bit to eat. Waitress was pleasant, water glasses were kept filled and they were very attentive - despite our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Mauramiss
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We went there for a late afternoon brunch to celebrate a birthday on a Saturday. Great if you love loud pounding music where you can't hear anyone speak. Great if you love to party. Food was horrible. Scrambled eggs were watery and steak was over cooked and dried out. Not worth the $50 paid that included a poorly made Bloody... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We ate here with friends during our recent visit to New York and the food was incredible. We got a selection of starters and shared them, every single one of them was delicious especially the shrimp and the eggplant. The restaurant itself is right in Chelsea in an area full of hip little restaurants and bars. The staff in the... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We passed by this restaurant that was a lot bigger inside than it looks. Had a nice sized bar and plenty of tables. It was clear they wanted us to have a big check, but we just wanted a bit to eat. Waitress was pleasant, water glasses were kept filled and they were very attentive - despite our 50$ bill.... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Great Atmosphere and vibe! Have a reservation before you go as it is always busy. I went without a reservation and had to drink at the bar before I got a table. Even though we had to wait, was one of the best brunch's I had in NYC.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We were visiting NYC looking for a great Nyc resturant before we left. We found il Bastardo. The greeter immediately sat our party of twelve. The decor and atmosphere was wonderful. The food was amazing for the price. Everyone enjoyed the fresh food, it looked good, smelled good and tasted great. The only drawback was the service from our waitress.... More 

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College Park, Maryland, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I visited this place for brunch on a Saturday afternoon with a group of people. Our reservation was at 12:30, and we were sitted pretty promptly, after the mandatory coat check. After 45 minutes, the waiter finally took our order. I had the steak and eggs. The food did not arrive until 2:00pm. This would not be so awful if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Stopped here for a late drink and snacks. Decent wine list and small plates, reasonably priced. We enjoyed the ambience and our server was charming.

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Menu has changed and website was not updated however it was fairly good. Drinks were $12, well prepared and interesting. We tried the Fennel Salad and the Pizza due to the change to the new menu. At $8 each no complaints and portion size was average to small. Both would be considered starters and certainly not much more. Old menu... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

good choiceif you are in new york to eat a excelent pasta, whit a good wine menu and a good reltion between price and cuality.

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51 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Came from Sunday brunch - like a nightclub! The mimosas are delicious and keep coming! Food is ok, I got the steak and eggs first time and the burger the second. Burger was much better. Great for girls Sunday and great price $39 pp. I will be back!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 191 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011
    (Between 21st & 22nd)
  • Public Transportation: E train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: (212) 675-5980

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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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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