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Patsy's Italian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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236 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-4306
+1 212-247-3491
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very nice italian restaurant family owned since several generations. No stress, very good food, top hospitality. Situated between Central Park and Times Square, so easy to reach from lots of hotels and touristic highlights.

Thank Johan100777
Lugano, Switzerland
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130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best thing about this place its he decor and the staff. Ask for a table in the downstairs room which is decorated with pictures of famous people who have visited the place. Our waiter (I think his name was Tony) was very helpful and also entertaining. The food was ok, but nothin to write home about. I had pasta... More 

Thank Rebecca2004
Davidson, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every time I am in Manhattan and have the chance to eat at Patsy's, I am never disappointed. First and foremost, the food never fails to please. Combine that with excellent service, a great location, and reasonable prices, and you simply can't lose. If you grew up in an Italian home, and are used to eating great Italian food, then... More 

Thank lsmitch54
Chicago, Illinois
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186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for brunch and there basically was not a Sunday brunch. We arrived as it opened on Sunday morning about noon. Attentive wait staff. Nice atmosphere and a gazillion photos of the famous people that have eaten there. No half portions so there was a lot of food leftover. Sue and I split a caesar salad with a bunch... More 

Thank John D
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food and service is the best! Everything about Patsys is perfect. It is very romantic because of its history and charm. Every item 4 of us ate was delicious. The wait staff is exquisite and perfectly attentive. The kitchen staff checks to see if things are going well and are concerned with quality. Great experience!

Thank Pamela M
St. Louis
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Patsy's is obviously an institution in NYC and for good reason. Intimate, attractive dining area and excellent service. I ordered an appetizer and the waiter recommended adding meatballs - smart move as they were delicious.

Thank pennyN
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although I was raised in north Jersey, for the past 25 years I've lived in the Austin, Texas area. This week I was on a business trip to NYC, and was looking for an authentic Italian restaurant that tasted just like my Italian parents and grandparents' food. I found it when I visited Patsy's for my first time. When I... More 

Thank Andrew V
Franklin, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice menu, decently priced. The Caesar Salad was one of the best I have had. The egg plant parmigiana was very good and so was the salmon. Service was excellent. Not far from Broadway and the theatre district.

Thank BigStew44
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were recommended Patsy's by a friend in NYC and it was everything he said it would be, classic... and carby. The waiters are all in white uniforms and gives a real atmosphere to the place, plus they're all willing to have a laugh and make you feel like you've been coming there for years. A true gem in Manhattan!... More 

Thank Charlotte R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We made time to get some pizza before catching an Uber back to the airport on our last day in NYC. In addition to an excellent pizza, Patsy's arugula salad was delicious! Their olive oil is so good too. I saw someone on my flight with pizza from the airport with a crust that was so much thicker than that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-4306
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-247-3491
Since 1944, we've been a family-run restaurant offering classic Neapolitan cuisine in a warm, friendly environment.

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