We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Il Buco

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
47 Bond St, New York City, NY 10012-2450 (Bowery and Lafayette)
+1 212-533-1932
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Open now
See all hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

394 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 323: English reviews
Level Contributor
86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is absolutely excellent. There pasta is to die for. Be aware that the food/drinks are very expensive and the portions are small. But it's definitely worth it. Plus, there was no wait.

Thank Valentina J
new york
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my friends/coworkers for a holiday lunch and had the best time! The food is delicious - the burratta is like none I have ever had in my life. The atmosphere is quaint - you feel like you are in a farm house kitchen. The staff was friendly, attentive and helpful. I cannot wait to go back!

Thank vacaalotnyc
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

My boyfriend and I came here for a tête-à-tête and had a lovely night. The food was very good but having dined at The Buco Alimentari a week before we have found the menu there a lot more interesting and traditional Italian. Here expect an American fusion of Italian cuisine but still a very refined one. The atmosphere is the... More 

Thank LeilaMauro
Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here it is a charming restaurant with a rustic almost ski chalet feel about it. The service was very attentive and the food really good we shared a number of appetisers between us all of which were very good and the fresh pasta was excellent. The wines are expensive but a very comprehensive list. Definitely worth a... More 

Thank Gordon J
Tel Aviv, Israel
Level Contributor
134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Went for a late dinner. The food was high end traditional Italian one. Enjoyed the appetizers and pasta. Nice setting

Thank IamZozo
Level Contributor
29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Came here for my birthday with our friends who we were staying with in NY. They had booked for 6.30pm the only time available even given a couple of weeks notice. It looked ok but we were given a large round table somewhat in the way. My chair was knocked into a couple of times and someone warned me that... More 

Thank OzzieC42
Clearwater, Florida
Level Contributor
40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We [ party of 4] stumbled across this restaurant after shopping in the area. It looked quaint, & we were in the mood for Italian. It was a lovely leisurely lunch.We started with their home made bread, delicious. Then, venison carpaccio - excellent . Kale salad, arctic char, bone marrow, pastas..... We enjoyed a couple bottles of wine, & then... More 

Thank Missmmargie
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

My husband brought me to Il Buco for a date night. Unfortunately we didn't have reservations and took a chance at 6.30pm to see if we would get in. We did, but were told with a little bit of annoyance we'd need to be done by 8pm, which was fine as we had a concert to go to after. The... More 

Thank harjithiara
Level Contributor
29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Went here for diner and really liked the cosy atmosphere. Good and healthy fresh food served. Make a reservation if want to go, always busy.

Thank Breukelaar
Sao Paulo, SP
Level Contributor
185 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We went to celebrate a business success that our team had. We were a table of six. The place is relatively small and pretty loud so best to make reservations. The quality of service was top notch. The appetizers were perfect and delicious. The octopus was a success. The special (meat dish which serves 2 or 3 in theory) was... More 

Thank Traveller10000000781

Travelers who viewed Il Buco also viewed

New York City, NY
New York City, NY

Been to Il Buco? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Bond St, New York City, NY 10012-2450
    (Bowery and Lafayette)
  • Public Transportation: Take the F V B or D Trains to the Broadway & Lafayette stop, or 6 Train to Bleecker.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-533-1932
Mediterranean fine dining at Il Buco in New York is a true gourmet experience. A fusion of Italian and Spanish flavors blends to create seasonal delicacies and handmade artisanal pastas.

With an award-winning wine list, critically acclaimed Il Buco serves up sublime tapas-style dishes and entrees in a homely dining room with country-style charm.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Il Buco staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?