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Review of Puttanesca - CLOSED

Puttanesca
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: 56th Street
Transit: A,C,E train stops at 59th Street and 8 Ave.
Description: Italian, Homemade Pastas and Desserts - Specials Daily.
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Since the restaurant was closed for remodeling, one had hopes for a great menu and improvement. But alas, the menu is sorely lacking and the service is only fair. The food was mediocre at best. Too many better restaurants in the neighborhood. Seems like the the maitre'd had a thing going with the sweet young woman who was seating people. very distracting as they walked around the restaurant together.

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NYCRestaurant, Public Relations Manager at Puttanesca, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2013

Hello, we apologize for your underwhelming experience. We want to provide the best service and cuisine to our customers and think that you should have just that. Please message us with further details about the dishes you ordered and servicing issues so that we can help to resolve the issue and perhaps you can give us a try once again. Thank you for sharing your concern with us, we hope you have a great day.

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

I am Italian and I am sorry to deceive all the enthusiastic fans of this restaurant: I personally found it very average (medium-medium low), with a tremendous service. Only a positive note for the home made tiramisù.

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Thank Alberto R
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

My husband and I enjoyed a shared salad, a glass of wine and a pasta for each of us and a shared dessert. The service was thoughtful, the food delicious and the ambiance pleasant. The prices were reasonable (and coffee for $2.00 each is a rare NYC bargain!) We will keep Puttanesca in mind the next time we go to Lincoln Center.

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Thank tweedybird26
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Excellent Italian Food!! The food was very good. I only had two small complaints. Their was no kids menu and unfortunately the service was really slow.

Thank Julie T
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Reviewed December 29, 2012

We found this place after a day of sightseeing. The wait staff was very attentive and the food was really good. Wine by the glass is priced well, everyone enjoyed their meal. It was a good place to unwind, drink and eat after a long day!

Thank Jon P
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