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Cielo at the Mayfair

242 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7405
+1 212-489-8600
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Located in Midtown, Cielo at the Mayfair is the place to go for families with children. The restaurant serves a variety of Italian-style food to its enthusiastic diners, who've...More
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
242 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7405
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a reservation here for 7pm. We arrived and were given no attention; there was no host/hostess at the restaurant, nor a table for us. The few servers seemed to be rushing around trying to tend to everything. Once we were sat, the waiter...More

Thank danibrig
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal at this hidden gem on 49th St. we had a 5:00 pm reservation on a Tuesday night before seeing a play a few blocks away. The ambiance was charming with a continuous loop of crooners primarily from the 40s and...More

Thank bythesea29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This very small, intimate restaurant is a hidden gem. I would probably never have heard of it if I had not been staying at the Mayfair. I was on a solo trip and would eat early before heading off for a show. I can't speak...More

Thank gnancy2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You definitely need to make reservations on a weekend theater night. Service was really fast without rushing you. Everyone’s meals were delicious. The burrata starter was lovely and beautifully presented. Pasta servings are large and they allow you to order a half portion. Nice reasonably...More

Thank Wheels111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here before heading to a Broadway show and the location was great as we could walk to the theater after dinner. This is a small Italian restaurant located downstairs under the Mayfair hotel. The atmosphere is quaint and service was good. Food for...More

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to see Mean Girls nearby and popped in on a Friday night. Main dining room was filled but they seated us upstairs in the bar area. They warned us it would be tight but it was not bad at all. We got...More

Thank michaellA7555FX
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

My family enjoyed dinner in this tiny Italian restaurant around the corner from our hotel in the theater district. It was early, and a weeknight, so no reservation was needed. It did start to fill up as we left. Rustic decor, a small bar and...More

Thank MarCMiwords
Reviewed September 23, 2018

I ducked in here while I was waiting for my room at the Mayfair to be ready. SO glad I did! Great food and service, at a reasonable price.

Thank newland21
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Read reviews and thought this would be a nice pre theater dinner in the theater district. The tables are virtually on top of one another. The menu promised good choices and the waitress was welcoming. We ordered. Salad came first - delicious. Bread - fresh...More

Thank carolpro911
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

I chose Cielos on a random search for dinner and I am so glad I did. Menu was great and specials offered delicious choices. Our waiter was very attentive and helpful. The atmosphere was great for our business dinner... quiet yet very comfortable. Pricing is...More

Thank Opportunity2256
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July 11, 2017|
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Response from anniepoo16 | Reviewed this property |
It might be challenging to get a table for 11. Call ahead. Unsure about wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7405
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-489-8600
  • E-mail
Cielo at The Mayfair is a cozy reincarnation of Caffe Cielo, a popular theater district destination for the past 25 years. Now located next door on West 49th Street just a stone’s throw away from some of Broadway’s most popular shows, Cielo is the perfect place to enjoy a great meal before catching a show. Our delicious Italian fare, rustic decor, friendly staff and affordable prices make Cielo the perfect destination for pre-theatre dinner, post-work drinks or a late night out with friends.
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