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Greenwich Village
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
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1 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10003-4312 (8th Street)
212 995 9559
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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San Francisco, California
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I remember when this first opened and it was impossible to get in. The food is delicious, and the service was efficient and good. Loud and lively, down to earth crowd, helpful sommelier with a wine list that covers all budgets. For New York City, the prices were more than reasonable. I was surprised for a Mario Batali restaurant. Easily... More 

Thank moodbeast
Peterborough, New Hampshire, United States
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on a Weds. night. It was packed which might impact the over cooked pizza. It definitely impacted the noise level. (Every one shouting to be heard over everyone shouting.) But the pricey, weak drinks are on the business. And the pizza crust was more matzoh than chew.

Thank Rick F
Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this place as we were staying in a hotel on the next street. It was buzzing at 6pm on a Monday as we arrived. Got a good table with an excellent waiter who helps us through the wine choices. As I was uncertain which wine I would like he offered me a taste of two! Top marks for that....... More 

Thank Jane R
Berkeley, California
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I ate here while visiting local friends soon after it opened. It was bustling with energy. Today, although no longer the center of attention and less trendy, it is still a remarkable Mario Batali eatery. Amazingly, the pizza and pasta prices are among the lowest in the area. Batali's strong but balanced flavors still dominate. The wines by the glass... More 

Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Hollywood, Florida
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at this consistently good restaurant several times and would definitely return. Service, food and ambience was all positive.

Thank Jill F
Fort Collins, Colorado
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Otto the other night with a friend who eats there a lot. Our waiter was excellent at helping me find exactly the right glass of wine. We ordered a margharita pizza and a spinach pasta with a pork bolognese sauce. Both were excellent. Loved the sauce on the pizza.

Thank Lovesoul
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met a friend here for dinner our last night and was not disappointed. Cool vibe, extensive wine selection and they even had Downeast Cider, which is hard to find outside Boston. A great NYC experience.

Thank Sandy H
Bella Vista,AR
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Atmosphere, although seating left a little to be desired. Had to get up a couple of times because our table "blocked in" another table. Overall, the meal was fantastic. Quattro Formaggi was outstanding..The sauce made the pie. Definitely will visit again.

Thank Y2k7JK
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to NY every 2-3 weeks and Otto is always my first stop right after landing and checking-in at the hotel. In a city with so many restaurants, I always find it a waste to visit a place more than once, but Otto is my exception. I go there for a drink before a meal at another place, or... More 

Thank Lujosalgo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our third visit on the occasion of my wife's birthday. Otto is just one of our favorite places to eat anywhere, anytime. The reason: simple great cooking, prime fresh ingredients and very reasonable prices. We had a selection of verdure which were delicious (I recommend the Rabe and mushrooms). We asked the chef to make a 9 cheese selected plate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10003-4312
    (8th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q, & W trains to 14th Street/Union Square, and the B, D, F, V, A, C, & E trains to West 4th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: 212 995 9559
Modeled after an Italian train station, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's OTTO is located on 8th Street, in the historic One Fifth Avenue building. Serving classic Italian pizzas and pastas, a large selection of house-cured meats, Italian and local cheeses, Artisanal Gelato, and boasting a 750+ all-Italian wine list, OTTO has become a destination for New York diners as well as a neighborhood hot spot.

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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to get a feel for this diverse and energetic neighborhood. You’ll find NYU students, street performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess. Stroll the streets to discover a mix of majestic town homes and hidden bars and restaurants that give this neighborhood an old-school residential feel. When the sun goes down, check out one of the famous jazz or comedy clubs that still packs them in every night.
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