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21 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10003-8057
+1 212-228-4923
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
21 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10003-8057
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We were brought here by a friend who lived in the neighborhood for our first dinner in the city. Though we were with family, I imagine that this would be a great date night restaurant. The ambiance is lovely, hushed, and very comfortable. The menu...More

Thank JasmineJonesWasHere
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The atmosphere was quiet and intimate, the service was flawless, everyone was incredibly knowledgeable about the menu and wines. The food was divine!!! If you like real italian food, made with love and care, then have a meal at Porsena!!

Thank cci0ffi
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

A friend of ours in the wine business recommended this place and we all loved it at first try. Since then we have all been back together and continue to enjoy our favorites and also try new things. The wilted escarole salad, the lamb pasta...More

Thank BuckeyeChef
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

At 5:30 on a Saturday 4 adults came without a reservation. We sat at the bar on higher chairs - perfectly comfortable and our server Lydia who was terrific with suggestions. We shared two salads - watermelon and peach. Unless you have allergies to these...More

Thank ihorr2015
Reviewed June 23, 2018

More like an Italian restaurant in Italy than one in NY. Very seasonal, menu changes often, salads and pastas go with the seasons. First-rate ingredients very well-prepared, no pyrotechnics, no truffle oil (thank goodness). Wide variety of very good salads, six to eight pastas (two...More

Thank DavytheFatBoy
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

The food here is fantastic! Everything we tried was perfectly cooked and SO delishous! I have to come back here next time in town! Staff is super friendly and the atmosphere transfers you to Italy! A perfect choice!

1  Thank Bibbi R
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Always good service, lots of choices of Tuscany cuisine: food & wine The restaurant is in 3 rooms - different spaces allowing for many seating choices: bar, small tables, larger rooms, & tables for large or small groups,as well as couples or solo diners

1  Thank dannydare7
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Very cozy Italian restaurant! I ordered a pasta alla puttanesca and it was absolutely delicious, one of the best pastas I have eaten in quite a while! I would also recommend the lemon olive oil cake with some dessert wine, it's a perfect combination! The...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed January 29, 2018

We went on Saturday night to celebrate birthdays for me and my mom! The food was absolutely delicious. My husband, my mom and I each ordered different pasta dishes and we all loved what we ordered. My mom is a pretty picky eater, so our...More

Thank IndyWhitney131
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

So this place is really cute and the staff and servers are brilliant. I didn’t want this to be true because of the cuteness and the lovely staff, but I like to be honest... the food was pretty average. We went during restaurant week but...More

2  Thank HiddenGem22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10003-8057
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-228-4923
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