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Circo

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120 W 55th St, Between 6th And 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019-5305
+1 212-265-3636
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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120 W 55th St, Between 6th And 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019-5305
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1 - 10 of 411 reviews

Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

We often go here before a performance at City Centeracross the street. They offer a price fixe dinner menu and the service is prompt

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

Sign on window - after 20some years, we’re sadly closing. Family thanks all..... so sad. A fine dining, beautiful yet old world feel and wonderful Italian dining. Hope to see them soon!

2  Thank stephen w
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Our hotel recommended this restaurant so we were received by the head waiter who promised us that everything would be done to make this a fine evening. Well so much for that. Long wait for everything, the house wine so and so. The Buffalo Mozzarella...More

1  Thank JonHO49
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Circo for many years, and happily keep coming back. The food is fresh, the ambience pleasant, and the wait staff helpful , but not pushy.We have recommended Circo to business associates and friends, and both types of customers and their...More

Thank caryntw
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Easy walk to our hotel, great knowledgeable friendly older waiters in suits, nice Italian menu, good reputation, but the entrees ( 3 of us ) disappointed. My Tuscan brick chicken was a specialty, but tho the chicken was ok, there were hardly any potatoes or...More

Thank Carol O
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

I returned here after being here 2 years ago. Though my visit was brief due to my guest not wanting to stay I will tell you what I did get to enjoy was beyond expectations!! The hostess and Maitre’d were very accommodating and took my...More

Thank David P
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited circo with friends, there was a warm friendly atmosphere. The food was delicious and we weren't rushed. Would come back here again

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

What a great place for a meal in NYC. Atmosphere was great. Food was even better. Service was also good. Even the olive oil was special. For NYC the price was reasonable especially for the quality of the meal.

Thank Mac D
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Very nice after theatre dinner. Delicious pasta and nicely presented. Good sized portions and regatta in the theatre area

Thank steverA8718SU
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Don't go to Circo pre-theater because you might not make it in time for the curtain. Our dinners were very tasty but on night when business was slow, the kitchen was even slower.

Thank Johnsotr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W 55th St, Between 6th And 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019-5305
    (6th and 7th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: E M @ 5 Avenue / 53 Street B Q N R @ 57th Street / 7th Avenue F @57th Street / 6th Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-3636
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Description
The bright blue circus ring is hung with gold stars; sculptures of monkeys swing near the striped pole; a clown peeps down from over the kitchen door; and a trapeze sails above the bar-- Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girl of All Ages, Osteria Del Circo is open in Manhattan, and the atmosphere is electric!This sophisticated big top is the creation of restaurateur Sirio Maccioni, proprietor of Le Cirque; his wife, Egidiana, who is the supervising chef, and their sons; Mario, Marco and Mauro, who are the ringmasters, hosts and owners of Circo.Circo outdoor seating is now available.HistoryEstablished in 1996Authentic Italian Cuisine Sophisticated Big Top Décor Private Dining The bright blue circus ring is hung with gold stars; sculptures of monkeys swing near the striped pole; a clown peeps down from over the kitchen door; and a trapeze sails above the bar. This sophisticated big top is the creation of restaurateur Sirio Maccioni, proprietor of Le Cirque; his wife Egidiana is the supervising chef and their sons Marco, Mauro and Mario are the owners. Party room available for parties up to 20 people. Big restaurant parties accommodate up to 150 people
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