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Bistro Milano

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$$ - $$$
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Midtown
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1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019-4702 (West 55th Street and 6th Avenue)
+1 212-757-2600
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Quebec City, Canada
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79 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice place with good pasta! Thank you to the staff, especially Ben-Hur! Was very friendly and helpful for the choice of food.

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Thank Helene P
Andover, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our last visit we had lunch here so this time we decided to eat in the evening. We had a reservation but we waited quite a while for our table as other customers were taking time to leave the restaurant.The food was good although some of the meat dishes were probably a little overpriced. Having said that the wine... More 

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Thank 528jean
McKinney, Texas
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This our 2nd time having dinner here. We were in the city last September and stumbled upon it. The service is outstanding! Ben Hur was our waiter and made us feel like family. He was very attentive and so nice. The food was wonderful! We had the homemade gnocchi and another homemade pasta. Very nice wine selection too!

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Thank McKinney4
Houston
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273 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small mirrored room with very attentive service and fresh Italian food. Chicken Parmesan was amazing and is served like a round pizza. Eggplant Parmesan was delicious and came with a small salad. The eggplant sauce was a bit oily. Large portions--can easily share.

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Thank LBHouston11
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157 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best Italian food you will get in the City. Close to the Hilton and Warwick hotels. The Ossobuco Milanese was superb. The Sea Bass Branzino was moist and delightful. The Dusty Manhattens lived up to their reputation. Very classy but friendly. Alessandro our waiter handled our requests to perfection.

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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at this Italian Restaurant. Staff was very friendly, classy atmosphere and typical Italian food. We had the Caesar Salad and Gnocchi, and Tiramisu as dessert. Would definitely come again!

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Thank Thomas W
New York City, New York
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I work nearby, and finally stopped in to this welcoming looking restaurant. Stopped in for a lunch while roaming the city, sight seeing and shopping. Staff was warm and welcoming. We loved Ben, our waiter. Good wine list. We spit the grilled octopus app. Tender and tasty, one of the best I've had. My risotto with mushrooms was delicious, just... More 

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Branchburg, New Jersey
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269 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant in July and experienced great service and good food. However, our visit last was very disappointing. While the food in July was outstanding, the chicken dish that I ordered was almost inedible. It was dry and tasteless. The root vegetable that were served with it were also tasteless. My husband ordered the sea scallops, as... More 

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Thank LiJo4145
Flowery Branch, Georgia
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to another return to this restaurant, each experience had been excellent. This time was no exception. The service and food were outstanding. I'd highly recommend the black/squid ink tagliatelle. Appetizers, entrees were excellent, as was dessert. The wine list is extensive, by the glass and bottle.

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Thank Keith B
Columbia,SC
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112 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Italian meal in midtown. Walk from the Hilton on 6th is less than 5 minutes. Food was superb and the staff were well versed in the menu and wines. Be prepared to make friends as some of the tables are pretty tight.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019-4702
    (West 55th Street and 6th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: F train to 57th Street, N, R, Q & W trains to 57th Street, and the B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-2600
Description
Authentic family operated Italian bistro with Milanese flare. Warm, inviting, bright atmosphere is both elegant yet casual, perfect for any occasion, lunch, brunch, or dinner. Best patio in midtown, great for groups, all events. Voted top ten midtown restaurants for business meetings. Takeout, Happy hour specials, perfect for before or after theater

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