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Il Buco

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47 Bond St, New York City, NY 10012-2450
+1 212-533-1932
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“kale salad” (18 reviews)
“porchetta” (9 reviews)
“bottarga” (3 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
47 Bond St, New York City, NY 10012-2450
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

Was in NY over Thanksgiving week and a friend who is a big foodie suggested this restaurant. I loved the rustic charm, the food was excellent and service was too. If you want to try authentic Italian dining, this is your place.

Thank viet2mom
Reviewed January 11, 2014

We found this restaurant by accident. We were seated at a communal table and selected our dishes from the short menu by seeing what the other people were eating. The artichoke starter was spectacular, the sea bass which the waiter offered to fillet was comparable...More

Thank HowiFev
Reviewed January 2, 2014

I read about this restaurant in a small side article in the WSJ...a local designer said he takes all his out of town guests here for the classic NY rustic italian exerience. Tried to go over labor day weekend, but they were closed for their...More

Thank ketel_up
Reviewed December 5, 2013

A wonderful atmosphere complemented by great food and top notch service. Worth every penny...Cannot wait to return!

1  Thank complelledtoshare
Reviewed December 4, 2013

Outstanding decor and atmosphere.... it was busy but not overcrowded like some other restaurants in the city where tables are too close to each other. Food was great... don't miss the kale salad (never thought I'd say that) and fresh pasta dishes. Wine list and...More

1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed December 1, 2013

Atmosphere was fantastic as always. Food was terrific. Barbaresco was more than tasty. Service was professional and not overbearing. My go to place for Italian south of midtown. Over a dozen visits and never a disappointing experience.

1  Thank Brookner1
Reviewed November 16, 2013

Il Buco was the best restaurant we ate at on my week-end trip to NY. The pasta was delicious and the appetizers very tasty. Service was good and we liked the atmosphere. It was crowded and a little noisy but we will go back because...More

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed November 15, 2013

Il Buco continues to be a favorite spot in NYC. The food (kale salad) is spot on, as is the ambiance. It's old school Italian with a modern flair - and it's always fun to see if you'll spot a celeb. Their wine list is...More

1  Thank Neha K
Reviewed November 10, 2013

I really liked atmosphere in Il Buco. It reminded me of a restaurant in Paris - tables packed in so tightly the waiter pulls it out for you, and a fairly high noise level. The service was somewhat slow and inattentive, but the food was...More

Thank FeistyCat
Reviewed November 8, 2013

Il Buco has a nice atmosphere and generally good food. I have eaten here before and enjoyed it very much. But today the experience was less pleasant. The manager was inattentive. The service was poor. The server who initially tried to take my wine order...More

Thank Rcovington4
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Response from nediva_in_nyc | Reviewed this property |
The atmosphere is awesome and upscale-ish. I would dress for the occasion!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $80
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, 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
  • E-mail
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.
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