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LAVO Italian Restaurant

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Midtown
0.4 miles from St. Patrick's Cathedral
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PRICE RANGE
$50 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 9, 2020

Lavo has an amazing Sunday brunch that we had yesterday. They were "prepping" for the Easter brunch in a month, and the selection of food was huge. Started with a classic bagel and lox. The lox was fresh and amazing. Next was a selection of...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

We went with another couple and each of us ordered a prix fixe lunch. For appetizers three of us had the mussels and one a tuna tartar. We all thought our dishes were excellent. For our entrees two had salmon, one had the ribeye steak...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020

Vary varied menu. Right by the Plaza hotel if you happen to be staying there. No need to dress up. We got there at 7:00 and had no problem getting a table although any later you would be wise to get reservation. The salmon literally...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 19, 2020

Stopped in on a whim around 5 pm during a weekday while exploring the area....cold, hungry, and thirsty. Able to snag a small table in the bar area. Lots of beautiful people hostessing. Bar was packed with business people who seemed to all know each...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2020

We happened upon this place and loved it! It was fantastic. The service was wonderful. We enjoyed lunch and would definitely go back on our next trip to New York It is expensive.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

We tend to visit Lavo every time we visit NYC- the food is great, and fresh the portions are huge and the atmosphere is always very friendly. The prices are mid range, which makes it a great tourist spot for lunch and late afternoon wine.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

We stumbled on this restaurant by accident. We came here on a Sunday afternoon around 3 pm and the place was filled with families and couples. Once you've tasted the bread and the tomato sauce dip served with it, you know you're good. I had...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

This place is a JOKE. We didn’t eat here but tons of reviews about hair in food so I’m glad we didn’t. Doorman is rude and on a power trip, who discriminates on who can come in based on what they look like. Racism and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 7, 2019

This place was absolutely horrible. I was not allowed to enter this club and my friend who is a promoter told me that the staff and managers told him that my friend and I would not be allowed to enter due to the fact that...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2019 via mobile

Visited Lavo last year and was impressed by the Italian feeling and the good food. Revisited, and it was as good as last year.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Esther M
November 7, 2017|
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Response from AlbertoMay | Reviewed this property |
It’s a regular restaurant during the weekdays The only time you need to dress up and be 21+ is during the party that it’s saturday from 1 pm to 6 pm.
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alexd513
July 23, 2016|
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Response from RMWalsh | Reviewed this property |
There aren't rockets for the club that I know of . I've been told by friends who frequent having dinner there doesn't help much you have to wait on line to get in. You can reserve a bottle service table for that evening by... More
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Tracy V
July 28, 2015|
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Response from AngyHippo | Reviewed this property |
There insn't a dress code, you can go dressed as you want.
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