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Il Bastardo

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191 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1811 (Between 21st & 22nd)
(212) 675-5980
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5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What an adorable place... Food was delicious, service was great and the Manager, Raquel was so sweet and outgoing and seemed to make every feel so welcomed.... We recommend the Calamari, Chicken Parmigiana and top it off with Tiramisu.....

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Thank Elaine G
Greenwich, Connecticut
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174 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a brunch with a lively vibe. This place offers a $45 fixed price menu, including tip, rap music, shared tables and lots of areas to dance. There are no glasses, because they are too often broken. Each patron is given their own bottle with a straw. There were tons of birthday celebrations and people seemed to... More 

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Thank LolaLeeLou
New york
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Food and service are fantastic. The desserts are to die for! Love their options and serve really special Italian food.

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Thank Ryansmom222
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

I recently celebrated my birthday here with 15 guests. Once you step into this place you forget it's 1PM. You feel as if you're in a nightclub. Great music and good food. Great atmosphere and vibe. After eating we were able to get up and dance. Don't forget the individual bottles of champagne every person gets with their meal! Overall,... More 

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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of having brunch here in celebration of a friend's birthday. It was a group of 6 and I must say the food and atmosphere were amazing. We had reservations for 2 pm and had to wait to be seated as the restaurant was packed. Once we were seated, our waitresses was very attentive and checked on... More 

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Thank Lioness81
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We saw an ad for this place when looking for a meal on our last night in NYC, it didn't disappoint, the portions were huge, atmosphere really lovely particularly enjoyed the music playing very relaxing. We really enjoyed our meal - we shared a calamari starter, I then had a rib eye stake and my daughter had a stuffed chicken... More 

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Thank SaePol
Princeton, New Jersey
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205 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We dined here once before and were pleased. This time, we were also pleased. The service was friendly and quick (by our choice) in that we had a Rangers game to attend. The selection of crostini is wide and well prepared...more than enough for two people. My main pasta was cooked right and the Bolognese sauce was well prepared. This... More 

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Thank Frank P
New York
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We were a group of four and two of the dishes were not well prepared and could only be described as disappointing. Both were overcooked. On the positive side as soon as we brought the issue to the waiters attention he sent a manager over and they immediately offered to prepare one of the dishes a second time. We did... More 

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Thank LeeGil
McLean, Virginia
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

The menu looked good but first appearances inside were dark and worn. Actually, the place seemed to try to be romantic with the candlelight only tables but that was a bit off-putting. We were hungry and it was late so we stayed to have a very delicious meal served by efficient and very courteous servers. A fairly good wine list... More 

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Thank Grey C
Jersey City, New Jersey
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146 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

As expected or worse. Didn't think the food would be anything great in this brunch/club spot, and that's what it was. Nothing great, barely good. Went for a birthday party. Half of the stuff on the menu the server said they didn't have (crab cake eggs Benedict.....no crab cake) and when ordering the burger with blue cheese and bacon, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1811
    (Between 21st & 22nd)
  • Public Transportation: E train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: (212) 675-5980

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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