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Orso

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Wed, 6/26
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

STARTERS
19
sautéed mussels
spicy tomato sauce, grilled bread
16
insalata primavera
fava beans, peas, roasted peppers, zucchini, haricot vert, sun dried tomato, ricotta salata
18
roast beef tagliata
lemon aioli, arugula, black pepper, parmesan
14
mixed greens
radish, cherry tomato, onion, red wine vinaigrette, parmesan
17
trevisano salad
grapes, arugula, honey crisp apple, walnuts, ginger vinaigrette, goat cheese
18
pan fried baby artichokes
pecorino romano, hot pepper, lemon
19
tuna tartare
sundried tomato, onion, capers, radish, sesame seeds, watercress vinaigrette
19
buffalo milk mozzarella
cherry tomatoes, basil, olive oil
BRUNCH
19
frittata
baby artichokes, tomatoes, goat cheese
18
poached eggs
prosciutto, fontina cheese, country bread, white wine beurre blanc
20
house cured salmon
scrambled eggs, pesto, grilled bread
20
omelette
tomatoes, basil, buffalo milk mozzarella, pesto
24
House-Made sweet italian sausages
roasted potatoes, scrambled eggs, roasted peppers, olives, grappa sauce
22
chicken parmigiana
arugula salad
PIZZA
9
pizza bread
garlic and/or rosemary
19
indiavolata
spicy tomato sauce, hot soppressata, onion, mozzarella
19
tartufata
mushrooms, rosemary, mozzarella, truffle oil
18
margherita
tomato sauce, mozzarella, parmesan, basil
18
bocconcino
thin crust, roasted peppers, onion, olives, tomato, pesto, mozzarella
19
don rafa
house-made fennel sausage, san marzano tomatoes, basil
CLASSICS
17
25
rigatoni
meat sauce, parmesan
24
risotto
shrimp, yellow tomato, sweet corn, lemon zest, parmesan
18
27
linguine
clams, garlic, white wine, hot chiles, bread crumbs
29
calf's liver
pancetta, crispy onion, sage, balsamic
30
free-range half chicken
roasted brussels sprouts
34
halibut
ramp-walnut pesto, cannellini beans, tomato
SIDES
one / $11, three / $22, five / $28
roasted garlic potatoes
sautéed farro, corn
brussels sprouts
roasted cauliflower
broccoli, hot pepper, pecorino
BRUNCH COCKTAILS
$13
bloody mary
mimosa
wine spritzer
bellini
WINE BY THE CARAFE
WHITE
1/4l 17
bottle 50
chardonnay, soleado 2016 sicilia
1/4l 17
bottle 50
müller thurgau, pacher hof 2017 alto adige
1/4l 16
bottle 47
salina bianco, cantine colori 2017 sicilia
ROSÉ
1/4l 15
bottle 44
rosato, castello di bossi 2017 toscana
RED
1/4l 17
bottle 50
quintessenz, kaltern 2017 alto-adige
1/4l 17
bottle 50
montepulciano d'abruzzo, tiberio 2016 abruzzo
1/4l 17
bottle 50
vino nobile di montepulciano, fattoria del cerro 2014 toscana
PRICE RANGE
$41 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent the evening with family and friends. Service was very good and food was excellent. Great appetizers. Beat salad and Bolognese were fantastic

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank laduerx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The BEST calves liver in NYC! (Order a vegetable with it). Wonderful & diverse menu; salads, pasta, pizzas, chicken, fish, steak. I fell in love with fennel sausage years ago and rarely find it in NYC; my friend ordered a fennel sausage pizza!! which we...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sallie B
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

So I did some research and it said that this is one of Cyndi Lauper’s favorite restaurants so i checked it out and it’s delicious! I truly enjoyed the quail I had and the environment and it was great! Go check it out yourself! There...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Happy1232013
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is near heart of Broadway theatre district so not surprisingly many patrons appeared to either be going to, or just been to, a show. Given that patronage, Orso do it very well. Rapid service without overly rushing. Minor touches a bit odd -...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Torbek
Reviewed April 6, 2019

Orso is just a touch above the average restaurant row shop. Great dishes and a very nice venue. On a recent trip it was booked solid over lunch and I had to try another day. Reserve early.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Hoffmnron
Reviewed April 2, 2019

It is a great restaurant!!! The staff is extremely friendly and made us feel like we were regulars. They made me a special vegan meal which was absolutely delicious. Will definitely go again when I'm back in NYC

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 794bruceg
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

We ate at Orso before going to a show. The meal was wonderful and our server was great. The only complaint is overhearing one server (not ours) constantly talk about politics and dropping the occasional f-bomb. Other than having to block him out, everything else...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Victor H
Reviewed March 16, 2019

Slightly out of the way but not hard to find, this small restaurant offers a nice-sized menu from which anyone should be able to find a favorite. My order was the roasted beet and grilled pear salad with pistachios, goat cheese and a balsamic reduction....More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Melaniemily
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Delicious meal in quaint location. Enjoyed dinner and dessert. The plates were unique and beautiful. Reservations recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank brookp2015
Reviewed March 2, 2019

We ate there on Valentine's day. It is not a folksy restaurant; the decor is refined and the staff are formal, but very friendly and helpful. There was a prix fixe menu, but you could order the items on it separately, as well as off...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Al-Sue-Maine
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mommeow
June 9, 2018|
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Response from bethlovescats | Reviewed this property |
Definitely make a reservation. They might be able to accommodate you
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AnneC1000
June 12, 2016|
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Response from Spencernewsock | Reviewed this property |
Not sure ... But plenty of small plate meals and great pizza
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June 8, 2016|
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Response from jonwsimmons | Reviewed this property |
I was dressed very casual, jeans and a nice Ralph Lauren t-shirt, I felt fine dressed that way. Casual to nice casual is fine.
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