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Osteria Laguna Restaurant

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Midtown
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209 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5701 (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
212-557-0001
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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River Edge, New Jersey
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A late business lunch (fortunately because this hopping eatery is a bit loud during regular lunch hours.

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Bordesholm, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Osteria is a good Italian restaurant. We went there late I the evening for a small dinner and took the bruschetta - good taste. The waiter was very friendly and fast, overall atmosphere was also good. Prices are ok.

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Thank KnutP3103
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walked in one weekday night w/ a small group and had a terrific meal. Large menu, great selections, everything we ordered was really good and the staff were lovely. I sent other people there the next night and they had an equally good experience. I highly recommend it.

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Kentucky
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93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very rarely do I get to indulge in a great tasting gluten free pizza while sipping some great wine. This place has both! You can dine indoors or street side (which I recommend).

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Thank Island100
Whitby
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weekend in New York, this restaurant was across the street from our hotel. Casual dining. The food selection was very good.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlights of this dinner were the delicious bottle of Amarone, our table on the sidewalk, and our skilled waiter. Everything was delicious, classic Italian style. The only imperfection was that the bread basket came AFTER we had ordered, so because we had ordered Focaccia, we had too much bread. I would happily return.

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Thank abecedarius
Birmingham, Alabama
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for drinks and dessert because it was near our hotel. The waitress gave us this weird response when we asked her for the dessert menu - said that it was against policy to bring desserts when there was no food on the table. Anyways, she ended up bringing the menu. Just average and overpriced.

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Thank Megan W
Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looks great from the outside and also inside is good with a big bar and a gigantic mirror, food was Ok but the first glas of wine tasted cork... sent back and tries another one .. not good either but ok... Risotton was ok, ordered 2 scoops of ice cream, he suggested Vanilla and cinnamon , after a while he... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As first time visitors to New York, we found the Osteria Laguna very early and we were glad of that. We went back several times. There is a varied menu and it is very popular with people who work in nearby offices (always a good sign).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A relaxed and fabulous restaurant. The food is superb and service divine. Fresh farm to table Italian food. Outdoor dining as well as upscale indoor dining. Great pricing and the desserts are to die for. Try the tiramisu or the meringues!!!! The management is incredible and is dedicated to exceeding clients expectations. Enjoy your meals!! Cheers, Dianne DROUANT, CITD, CMP... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5701
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: The 4, 5, 6, 7 & S Subways to 42nd Street/Grand Central.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-557-0001

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