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Marchi's Restaurant

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251 E 31st St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10016-6348
+1 212-679-2494
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good13%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“lasagna” (15 reviews)
“set menu” (2 reviews)
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251 E 31st St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10016-6348
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

I have visited Marchis every year on my birthday for 15 years (Saturday will be birthday 45). The old world charm, the warmth of the original brownstone, the kindness of the Marchi family, and most importantly the food! Nay Sayers need to realize this is...More

Thank Babyl0nNYTraveler
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Food , service was great . The owner was very friendly and accommadating .Fantastic garden eating area with an outstanding view of Empire State Building.brought back very fond memories

1  Thank frank d
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Average food - good prices - needs updating - but very clean. It is family style, home-cooking with 5 courses.

Thank Filipa323
Reviewed September 7, 2015

Serves multi-course meal. 3 people with tip and no alcohol was close to $100 a person. We ate outside around dusk. Misquotes abound. Bad choice on our part. First course basically celery stalks and radishes. Salad was OK, and vegetables were OK too, but portions...More

1  Thank wimike999
Reviewed August 29, 2015

This the only restaurant that doesn't have a menu. The customer only eat what the chef makes, such as chicken.

Thank Ilanfreedman
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Last night we went to Marchi's. My father and I went there over 35 years ago for the first time. Friends of ours told us that it was still around so we decided to try the restaurant again. This restaurant has been in the family...More

3  Thank Nonnaonthego
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Marchi's is a New York institution that is unique and too much under the radar. I ate there this week; my last visit had been almost 40 years ago. Very little has changed (except, of course, the price of the meal, which for 5 courses...More

3  Thank dabbler45
Reviewed June 19, 2015

A visit to Marchi's is like going to grandma's house for a holiday. The food just keeps coming out. There is no menu,the only thing you order is your drink. The cooking is northern Italian. Some of the best lasagna ever, with only a hint...More

2  Thank Joan G
Reviewed May 5, 2015

We celebrated our daughters wedding at Marchi's. As always the food and the ambiance were outstanding. Our hosts and the staff were exceptional! A very memorable event with great food, wonderful Friulian wine. Could not have been more perfect!

3  Thank rsnow5
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Marchi's is one of the most memorable restaurants I have ever eaten at. It has been run by the same family for three generations. Eating at Marchi's is like eating at your Italian grandmother's home on Sunday afternoon. The food is remarkably simple, yet spectacular....More

5  Thank Dan G
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
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February 25, 2017|
Response from Richard N | Reviewed this property |
No they don't any longer. Was there over the holidays and men were dressed all different ways. Business casual is probably most appropriate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 E 31st St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10016-6348
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-679-2494
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