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Il Bastardo

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191 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011 (Between 21st & 22nd)
+1 212-675-5980
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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White Plains, New York
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Il Bastardo was recommended to me by a family friend and I cannot thank him enough for the tip. I went here last week with a large group for dinner. They were able to accommodate almost 15 people comfortably at a large table. The 3-course prix fixe menu is perfect and very reasonably priced for the area. All of the... More 

Thank SurfGirl816
New York City, New York
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

We went to II Bastardo Restaurant in Manhattan because the original one we had intended to eat at was too busy. This restaurant was a few steps down the avenue and we noticed the name when we originally walked by it. It's the Italian word for "an illegitimate child"! We liked the look of the place and went in. It... More 

Thank NYCborn1944
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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164 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

A nice, neighborhood style place with good food and decent service. The bruschetta was among the best we've had, and the chicken parm and gnocchi bolognese were just right. We had two appetizers, two dinners and three drinks for $106 plus tip, decent for the neighborhood. We waited just a bit too long between courses, but that annoyance was offset... More 

Thank Rosetwig
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for the prix fixe lunch so many options. Food was delicious - can I rave about their mozzarella caprese with fresh august tomatoes and real creamy on the inside mozzarella? Then rigatoni with eggplant and ricotta salata - scrumptious! House wine is only $5 a glass. It doesn't get better than this for lunch. Can't believe the restaurant... More 

Thank JuliaChilds
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We spotted this place as we walked by in the day and went back for dinner the same night, both had fillet Mignon and it was lovely complimented with a nice bottle of red. The lighting throughout is nice and cosy, the atmosphere was nice and all the staff were really friendly, we had a bit of fun with our... More 

Thank Helen S
Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We went to Il Bastardo for a birthday boozey brunch. The Sunday pre-fixed brunch menu is $50 and that includes an entree and bottle of champagne, rose, mimosa, or bellini per person. I would definitely recommend getting a reservation as it is very crowded and it seemed that those were needed. The food was ok, definitely get something with the... More 

Thank kmaugenblick
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 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 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.....

Thank Elaine G
Greenwich, Connecticut
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198 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

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 

1 Thank LolaLeeLou
New york
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 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.

Thank Ryansmom222
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011
    (Between 21st & 22nd)
  • Public Transportation: E train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-675-5980

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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