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La Masseria

235 W 48th St, New York City, NY 10036-1404
+1 212-582-2111
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (231 reviews)
“rabbit” (39 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
235 W 48th St, New York City, NY 10036-1404
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1 - 10 of 1,365 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

When in the theater district hands down this Is a gem - great authentic food - waitstaff is good - reception even better - all around a wonderful place to eat - reserve early as it gets very crowded - only negative point - drunk...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shelley K
Reviewed today via mobile

Took my husband here for his birthday 12/31 and was ready to slap and choke the greater. She didn’t find our name we booked under and seemed irritated she had to search for it then proceeded to tell us where we COULD NOT SIT. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mrs. Starr L
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent Italian fare, superb sauces, service was perfect for our 50th anniversary celebration. Best restaurant in the Theater District. Make sure you have a reservation.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank StamfordBetty
Reviewed 2 days ago

2nd time here...Food is fantastic..Good display...Service & Waiter was fantastic though..However, my wife's dish could have added a bit more pasta in the dish for the price paid...Don't skimp on the pasta..Nice ambiance...1st time around had great seating - upstairs....HOWEVER, this time around, we were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank T-Bone381
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ending and starting a new year in a restaurant isn’t easy. Especially when you are abroad and you don’t know what to expect. Well we got it right. Thanks to the La Masseria staff we had a very nice evening and a great start into...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank carolmilani
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to La Masseria. Simply awesome. Service was spot on. The Carpaccio was fresh and delicious. Main course, Orrechietti Pasta/Broccoli Rabe/and Mushrooms, was spectacular.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AJ G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All was going good. We were a little late as NYC had many roads shut down in preparation for New Years and restaurant was accommodating. Service was acceptable and food was good. Where they fell short was the bill. Upon paying my $340 bill for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank RobertC548
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been before and couldn’t wait for our return. We were seated upstairs which appeared great and out of the way. However, our pushy waiter had other ideas. He was more interested in turning tables than taking care of patrons. Food was great, arrived in 5...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank TMcwgfl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect choice for a pre theatre meal. Generous portions, food very tasty and the service excellent. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stephb174
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Working backwards the flourless chocolate almond cake was great as was the apple tart with ice cream, another in our party was pleased with the cream brûlée. Linguini with clams was well received, chicken with mushrooms and sausage was good but rich. The 2 problems...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OtownGator82
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James M
August 15, 2018|
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Response from Patti O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn’t know, given they are close to so many hotels my guess is they do.
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DonnaG98
May 5, 2017|
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Response from meatbruce | Reviewed this property |
At 6pm, great time to talk. At 7pm, it was very crowded and much noisier.
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deeganc2017
April 19, 2017|
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Response from chefluee | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Call the restaurant. Think they just have lunch and dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 W 48th St, New York City, NY 10036-1404
    (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: N, R & W trains to 49th Street and E and 1 train to 50th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-582-2111
Description
La Masseria Restaurant is inspired from ancient fortified farmhouses that in the Puglia Region of Italy are called “Masseria”. Executive Chef/Co-Owner, Pino Coladonato, grew up on a Farm in Puglia. He was forced to eat whatever was available but soon was tired of bean puree and decided to take matters into his own hands, creating new ways to use the same few ingredients. Now, with limitless ingredients to choose from, fava beans, chickpeas and lentils are still a core element in many of his entrees. Interior Designer Libby Langdon has created a warm, inviting dining atmosphere. Rustic and relaxed, with plenty of old world charm. Oversized iron sconces custom made from antique wrought iron gates punctuate the walls, and artful displays of antique farm tools mixed with various authentic Italian photographs all add to the farmhouse appeal. The 250-bottle wine list encompasses all regions of Italy with few of the best American and the rest of the world.
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