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Gaetana's

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143 Christopher St, New York City, NY 10014
(212) 675-3913
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4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 3:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing

I have passed this restaurant several times and last night I finally went in with my friends. I don't know why I waited so long to try it. It's a family owned business The hospitality and food were perfect. Michelle and her brother ( I don't get his name) were very attentive. They came by the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
thomastaco
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I have passed this restaurant several times and last night I finally went in with my friends. I don't know why I waited so long to try it. It's a family owned business The hospitality and food were perfect. Michelle and her brother ( I don't get his name) were very attentive. They came by the table several times to... More 

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Portsmouth NH
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Sorry I am not sure what people see in this place. The food on a recent Friday night was spectacularly bad, almost inedible...burnt pizza with salty stale tasting prosciutto, soggy onions, tasteless bland mozzarella, watery tomato sauce. Service was very slow..even got the wrong order. .In this town of excellent Italian and other food, no reason to ever go back... More 

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Oakland, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Be treated like family, Sinatra croons in the background, your martini is ice cold, wonderful cuisine . Say hi to Michelle she is the owner! She is really incredible

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great food, wonderful atmosphere, wine was terrific. My 89 year old Sicilian dad loves the place and he knows Italian food. Prices reasonable and the owner will do anything to accommodate you.

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Nappanee, Indiana, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Gaetana's is the great hidden Italian gem in NYC!! Frank the owner has a wonderful little authentic Italian treasure off the tourist grid. They treat you like one of the family the moment you arrive. And by the way, the food is exceptional....

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were taken here for dinner this week, what a great restaurant, delicious food and we were made to feel like old friends, loved it.

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New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

There are so many Italian restaurants in NY and many of them are good. I just had a dinner with 8 of my colleagues here last night and I had to write a review immediately. Authentic. Reasonabke. Homey. Welcoming. Family. The daughter of the founders, Michele, took INCREDIBLE care of us. She learned our names, gave us hugs and made... More 

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Boulder City, Nevada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The West Village go to Italian restaurant and bar. This landmark is still the best place in the West Village to go to for Italian food or fish or a good steak! I've been eating here for years and the food that owner Frankie puts on your table everyday is nothing short of great. if you want something just ask... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere created by staff and ownership, very good food & service, makes you feel as if your with good friends or family. Well worth it, all good here...

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

On the plus side the staff here are really friendly and welcoming ... and the restaurant has a lovely ambience. However, the food is disappointing, at least the choices we made on the night we visited were, that is. I had the clam linguine and my partner had the rigatoni arrabiata. The clam dish was bland and the arrabiata was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 143 Christopher St, New York City, NY 10014
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: (212) 675-3913

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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