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Gennaro Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$15 - $100
Italian, Sicilian, Northern-Italian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Quaint UWS Italian spot. Excellent waiter ( Mark) steered us to a terrific wine and he really knew the menu. Salads were unique and interesting. Entrees as well. REAL Italian chefs I. The kitchen which is becoming less and less common! Cash only spot so...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JimmyB726
Reviewed May 7, 2019

I eat here a few times a year, but especially when they have their blood orange salad. It is so delicious! With friends, I have sampled a good number of dishes, and we have always found them to be tasty and well-presented. They have a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Excellent food , good Italian wine,kindly service, nice atmosphere, what you want more😉 see you soon!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Janetconner
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Best italian place in New York, high quality food , very food service , fantastic atmosfere. Thanks see you soon

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank naomijhonson1974
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Gennaro's is a bit of a hidden gem, but it's excellent Italian food. They have a ton of specials every day. Great wine list. Cash only.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Molly G
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Really tasty and high quality Italian. Excellent atmo and service. Definitely a winner for the Upper West.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DouglasWill
Reviewed December 17, 2018

The food here was absolutely fantastic. No complaints from five diners that ordered five different dishes and appetizers. Unfortunately, we had to wait 1/2 hour even though we had a reservation, all the dinners were not served at the same time (appreciable wait for the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SLTraveler67
Reviewed December 11, 2018

First time visiting New York and so obviously wanted to sample an Italian restaurant. This one did not disappoint. The food was simple and tasty and the wine just as nice. The staff were very attentive and efficient and the restaurant itself was a lovely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank joelmdave
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Went with a local friend who recalls the restaurant being a delicious neighborhood joint. She was sorely disappointed in our dinner and apologized to us for the place not being what she recalled. She and another friend had the duck. They both described it as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SigourneyReefer
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I really wanted to love this restaurant - my elderly father recommended it and I think he recalls it as being one he used to love. It was really no better than average. We had a fig/prosciutto appetizer which was absolutely delicious and we were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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