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Lusardi's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$31 - $80
CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Menu

ANTIPASTI‎‎
16
grigliata di calamari
grilled calamari served with heirloom tomato and rugula salad
18
carciofi alla romana
grilled artichokes with olive oil, garlic and rosemary
19
bresaola tartufata
thin slices of beef prosciutto, topped with picked chiodini mushrooms, baby arugula, shaved truffle cheese in a lemon dressing
17
tartufella alla piastara
seared truffle goat cheese on a bed of baby arugula, shaved pears, seedless grapes and toasted almond flakes in a lemon truffle dressing
16
insalata bianca
endive, fennel, mushrooms, artichokes and hearts of palm, shaved parmigiano cheese and lemon dressing
15
insalata francescana
field‎‎ greens, red beets, corn, tomato and shaved aged ricotta
19
guazzetto alla lagunare
venetian style sauteed shell fish (shrimp, baby cuttlefish and sea scallops) in a savory tomato and white wine sauce
17
crespelle fiorentina
eggplant filled with ricotta cheese and spinach, baked in a pink sauce
19
polenta alla montanara
soft polenta topped with a ragout of porcini mushrooms, red onions and cannellini beans in a savory tomato sauce
18
caprese di bufala
PASTA‎‎
24
paccheri in salsa affumicata
jumbo maccheroni, baby eggplant, plum tomato, smoked mozzarella
25
raviolacci al ragu di funghi
homemade large ravioli with a delicate veal filling in a ragout of wild mushroom and montasio cheese
24
gnocchi alla piemontese
homemade gnocchi sauteed in meat sauce with a touch of cream
23
tagliolini cacio pepe e zucchini
home made white tagliolini, sauteed in a light butter sauce with julienne zucchini, black pepper and sheep parmi- giano cheese
29
linguine all' ammiraglia
linguine with shrimp, scallops, cuttlefish, mussels and clams, in lobster sauce
29
spaghetti alle vongole
spaghetti‎‎ in manila clams sauce
24
tagliatelle integrali al pomodoro e basilico
home made whole wheat tagliatelle with extra virgin olive oil, chili pepper, garlic, basil and fresh tomato
24
rigatoni cipullo
with ground sweet sausages, prosciutto and a touch of cream
26
tortelli in salsa tartufata
homemade ravioli filled with wild mushrooms, spinach and fontina cheese, in a light truffle sauce
25
fettuccine al ragu di vitello
home made fettuccine in a ragout of veal, flavoured with sage
PESCE‎‎
31
san pietro alle mandorle
almond crusted fillet of john dory in martini sauce, served over sauteed spinach
32
sogliola al prosecco
filet of lemon sole in a light prosecco wine sauce and chive emulsion, served with saffron mashed potatoes.
34
branzino alla mediterranea
fillet of Mediterranean sea bass with artichokes, grape tomatoes, cerignola olives and pearl onions
29
caciucco di pesce
Bouillabaisse Italian style
32
gamberoni con couscous
jumbo shrimp sauteed in lemon-ginger sauce, served with a warm couscous
31
cernia al timo
fillet of grouper in roasted lemon and thyme sauce, with baby zucchini and sweet cherry peppers
32
salmone al rafano
hosera dish crusted salmon on a bed of spinach, garnished with red pepper sauce
market
dover sole
when available
CARNE‎‎
19
fegatini di pollo al balsamico
chicken livers sautéed in balsamic sauce with baby carrots and pearl onions
26
pollo rustico
chicken breast with artichokes, grilled portobello mushrooms and sausages rope in rosemary sauce
29
petto di anatra al timo
pan seared breast of duck in thyme sauce with chiodini mushrooms, asparagus, baby carrots and fingerling potatoes
25
pollo scarpariello
chunks of chicken (on the bone) sauteed with white wine, rosemary and garlic
26
tegamino di pollo
chunks of boneless chicken, pan roasted with garlic, rosemary, artichokes, mushrooms and peppers
38
carre d’agnello al forno
roast rack of lamb in thyme sauce with baby vegetables and basil whipped potatoes
26
fegato alla veneziana
calf's liver sautéed with vidalia onions and white wine, served in a nest of fresh polenta
26
vitello martini
veal encrusted in parmigiano, sautéed with white wine and lemon
34
filetto di vitello al prosciutto
veal tenderloin wrapped in proscuitto, served sliced with white wine sauce on a bed of spinach, fingerling potatoes and oyster mushrooms
24
rognoncini di vitello
veal kidney in mustard sauce served in a nest of mashed potatoes with asparagus and baby carrots
DESSERT‎‎
9.75
torta di ricotta
Italian cheese cake
9.75
crostata di lamponi
raspberry tart served with whipped cream and raspberry sauce
9.75
crostata di pere e mandorle
pear and almond tart with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce
9.75
panna cotta
vanilla‎‎ pudding with mixed berries and raspberry sauce
9.75
crema al limone
lemon creme brulee
9.75
perfetto al caffe
cappuccino mousse topped with whipped cream, crushed amaretto cookies and cocoa powder
9.75
tortino di cioccolato
flourless chocolate cake served warm with vanilla sauce
9.75
torta al pistacchio
pistachio tart served warm with white chocolate ice cream
9.75
tirami su
lady finger cookies dipped in espresso with layers of mascarpone custard
9.75
tartufo
traditional chocolate and vanilla ice cream truffle
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely gem of a place, hidden in plain view! I’ve lived in the UES for over 6 years and, yet didn’t venture into this place. But I’m so grateful I did. The place is quite and elegant, the service is friendly and attentive...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Neeraiyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere, attentive staff, and good food! We will definitely retur. On our next trip to Manhattan.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank gatechmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old school in the best sense of the phrase. Impeccable service and very good food at this east side institution. Don’t ignore the daily specials, though they do tend to be higher priced that the regular entrees. Wines are well chosen but not extensive. This...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank mookie61
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Still getting use to NYC prices, but I have to say we were very pleased with our meal for 4 adults. Our pastas were each FANTASTIC (tortelli in salsa tartufata, gnocchi & rigatoni cipullo)! Shared appetizers and desserts were very good. We skipped the wine,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank NDPittClub
Reviewed January 25, 2019

First time here. Among the best American-Italian dining experiences I've had. Cozy, warm, (it was freezing out) attentive service, nice menu, plenty of specials, no attitude, good lighting,...Real neighborhood joint. I had the special soup, Potato with Porcini, because it was so cold out. Normally,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DEG365
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Great food, drinks and atmosphere. Wonderful service and great vibe. Accommodating to people with food issues as well.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lynnsM689EI
Reviewed January 14, 2019

We stumbled upon this place using Trip Advisor whilst on a short break in New York one lunchtime. Arriving with two young children. The hospitality was superb as was the food and wine list. Will certainly return on our next time in New York. Hidden...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bentaylor21
Reviewed January 11, 2019

I have gone to Lusardi's with a friend of mine whenever I make it back to NYC. Took a trip to NYC & wanted to eat at Lusardi's. Jimmy was our server & it could not have been a better meal.Started with the eggplant Parm....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dennis G
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Service was excellent and food quite good in the Northern Italian style. The setting is beautiful and serene. Excellent help with the wine list. Staff seems mostly Italian, which added to the ambiance.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thinktravelCA
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Even though my daughter has moved away from NYC, Lusardi's is considered a must visit whenever we return. Wonderful management, staff and food!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Terrisophisticated
November 9, 2016|
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Response from jackgQ9644IQ | Reviewed this property |
I would say that it depends upon whether you have drinks. Three of the four people had mixed drinks and the bill was still just over $300.00 for the 4 of us.
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Response from SwitzerNYC | Reviewed this property |
I would guess a day or two is sufficient.
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