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Salute - CLOSED

270 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-0601
+1 212-213-3440
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
Jun 15, 2014
“Serves food but little else”
Jul 12, 2013
“Bar Review”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
270 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-0601
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Reviewed June 15, 2014

I dined here on a recommendation. The food was perfectly good, but service with a smile is an alien concept. Staffing level was poor, and this perhaps impacted on their mood.

Thank StarredMotion
Reviewed July 12, 2013

THIS REVIEW PERTAINS TO THE BAR ONLY. I have been a patrons of Salute for quite some time and in the past few years, their service has been on the decline. Recently, Salute has been advertising a ladies night which takes place every Thursday until...More

Thank DianaMEsq
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Went for lunch, having last been there 4 years ago, I was looking forward to eating their again, to see if it had changed or was still the same. Thankfully it was as good as last time. The crab cake was delicious as was my...More

Thank CyberGreen
Reviewed March 26, 2013

We had dinner here whilst visiting New York with my 81 yr old mother. The food and service were excellent, and it felt like we had found a little piece of Italy in New York.

Thank LizShrewsbury
Reviewed March 9, 2013

We have dined at Salute every time we visit New York - the last being 4 years ago. We were very pleased to find that Salute is still the enjoyable Italian restaurant we remembered from past visits. Good food with a great ambience - you...More

Thank handycamm
Reviewed February 17, 2013

Had lunch and dinner at this restaurant on two different occasions. The lunch was good with a relaxed atmosphere. The dinner was still relaxed, but with a sophisticated, warm ambience. I had calamari for starter and lobster ravioli as entre, and it was fantastic! Good...More

Thank Tamara V
Reviewed February 2, 2013

The food was great, the service was excellent. We enjoyed very much sitting in this restaurant. It was our second time and we will come back again

Thank rocoil
Reviewed January 30, 2013

Waitstaff inattentive. Great ravioli.*****calamari look like onion rings.menu needs more appetizers. Lunch waitstaff not friendly

Thank docyop
Reviewed January 17, 2013

A busy lunch place. Maybe to much so. I took my Uncle out to lunch and asked some folks about a recommendation. So I made a reservation hearing that it was popular. I got there and checked in and gave my name. I was told...More

Thank 3nicks27
Reviewed January 16, 2013

Had dinner here on 28th Dec. Italian style restuarant, not many patrons in so place felt a little empty. Food was good quality, calamari brilliant. Would visit again.

Thank decdeasy
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$50 - $80
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-0601
    (39th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Subway 4,5,6,7 to Grand Central Station and B, D, F, and Q to 42nd Street, subway 2 and 3 to Penn Station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-213-3440
  • E-mail
Salute! is located in the center of Manhattan on Madison Avenue and 39th Street offering a prime location for New Yorkers and travelers alike. The space is reminiscent of an airy Mediterranean villa. Salute! acclaimed for it’s impeccable hospitality, delivers a dining experience forged of savory food, exquisite service, and the spirit of Italian and American culture marinated into one. Executive Chef Paolo Buffa, has artfully combined his culinary skills by infusing the finest ingredients in preparing homemade pasta dishes, Italian-style seafood, and healthy gourmet delights. A few specialties include the Mediterranean sea bass and the braised beef ravioli stuffed with wild mushrooms and cream. Enhancing the total dining experience, Restaurateur Gennaro Sbarro has personally hand picked an extensive assortment of the finest wines, served by bottle or glass. The wines range in aroma and flavor and are indigenous to regions around the world.
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