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Montebello Ristorante Italiano

#2,198 of 10,022 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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120 E 56th St # 1, New York City, NY 11360 (Between Lexington and Park)
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Dropped in last minute. Lovely quiet room. Welcoming and accommodating staff anxious to please. Food quite pleasant. Will definitely visit again. Noted nice private room in back.

Thank rpcohen
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We stumbled across this restaurant whilst walking back from Central Park on the last day of our vacation. We had the best meal of the whole vacation here. We ordered from the set lunch menu for $28 each, drank from glass tumblers and had linen napkins - what a lovely change from the more popular restaurants in the city that... More 

Thank Angieg_7
Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

This restaurant has a lovely relaxing atmosphere about it and the service is superb. The food is wonderful though I tend to always have the same main course which is the half ducklings hitch is cooked to perfection. The smoked salmon appetiser specials are beautiful and food prices are reasonable. Excellent wine list but it's hard to find a bottle... More 

Thank gwokypoodle
lords valley pa
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

This restaurant was a bit of a walk from Rockefeller Center but was worth it. There were 7 of us and we had a lovely time. The food was fabulous and the waiters were attentive and friendly. I certainly recommend this restaurant.

Thank donna3031
New York, United States
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367 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I went to the restaurant for dinner in about the middle of November and had as my appetizer the Eggplant Parmigiana which was delicious. For my main course I had the Grilled Salmon served with a Dijon mustard sauce. The salmon did not have much taste to it and the mustard sauce was not equal to that served elsewhere. The... More 

Thank Harvey M
Sedgwick, Maine
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We stopped on our way across town and were pleasantly surprised by the meal, service, and wine. My wife had the crespelle which was very well done. I had the calves liver which is always a test of the quality of the chef. It was very good but could have been a bit more tender. The wine selection by the... More 

Thank Dennis D
Louisville, Kentucky
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Had dinner sent over to room -- Montebello did a nice job. Had the chicken piccata, salad and shrimp appetizer.

Thank Paul C
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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66 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Our Canadian business group stopped in for a drink after a particularly long day of meetings and found the atmosphere and service fantastic, so we decided to go back for dinner the next evening. There were 11 of us. From the moment we walked in to when we left about three hours later everything was of the highest caliber. The... More 

Thank Barry W
Columbia, South Carolina
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Had a business lunch with a colleague at this establishment in Midtown. The service was outstanding and the food was excellent. I recommend this place for either a solid business lunch or for an intimate dinner.

Thank jupiterman3000
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Wanted a cozy place to grab a simple Italian meal and wow did we find it. Great veal scallopini and a tiramisu to die for. Not to mention the house grappa - give it a try. Service was lovely and attentive. A fine couples dinner!

Thank Howard S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$26 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 E 56th St # 1, New York City, NY 11360
    (Between Lexington and Park)
  • Public Transportation: M,R,V,F,E,6,7 trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-753-1447
Enjoy authentic Italian fine dining in New York. We use authentic Italian recipes & techniques when we prepare your ensalate, carni, pasta & pesci.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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