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“Convenient to MOMA”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Il Corso

Il Corso
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Ranked #62 of 13,559 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Ave.
Transit: Train F, N, R, W, 4, 5, 6.
Description: Il Corso establishment was founded in 1993 by two native Italian women from the south of Italy. They chose to name their restaurant "Il Corso" because it means "the path". Their goal is to guide their clients on a path to a wonderful experience. We pride ourselves on selecting the finest ingredients for our recipes. In addition to our menu, we offer daily specials that your server will present to you. Il Corso's warm, cozy ambiance is complimented by an exquisite selection of moderately priced wines, full bar and nurtured by a friendly and knowledgeable staff serves.
Scottsdale, Arizona
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56 reviews
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“Convenient to MOMA”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2014

Friendly restaurant with excellent menu. Attentive staff. Now across the street from its previous location.

Visited March 2014
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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014

Had dinner here on a Saturday night. We had reservations, and sat in the front. Small, simple restaurant. Service was great and the food was excellent. We split the carpaccio app and each had a pasta dish. My pork and veal ragu was wonderful, the chef is from Napoli and the sauce was slightly tomato-y, but not overwhelmingly so. Pasta cooked perfectly al dente. BF had a cappuccino and I enjoyed a glass of amaro. Our waiter, David, was attentive and friendly. Would not hesitate to return.

  • Visited March 2014
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Bexley, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2014

Had dined here on a previous visit to New York 3 years ago, so decided to see if it was still as good. We were not disappointed. A lovely small restaurant with very friendly waiting staff. My sister and I had the 'special' of ribs in a sauce. I can honestly say, I have never tasted ribs like these before. the meat was so soft and tender and seemed to melt in your mouth. Yummy! Starters and side vegetables were just as tasty. Can't wait to return to New York to try this restaurant again. Another note, I did book before hand through Open Table on line as this restaurant can get busy.

Visited February 2014
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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great Local Trattoria”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2014

Small, cozy with wonderful service, friendly staff and excellent food. What more do you want? Yes the prices are reasonable as well.

Visited December 2013
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2014

If you like Italian food and are around West 55th St., stop in here. The front room is fine when the weather is warm but I prefer the back room during the winter months. The service is excellent and the food delicious. I have had Cavetelli with Broccoli Rabe and sweet Italian sausage in an oil and garlic sauce, Spinach and Ricotta ravioli in a cream sauce and the Gnocchi in tomato sauce. All were grand. Friends tried the black sea bass and the salmon and each one enjoyed their meal.

This is a moderate priced restaurant by NYC standards and you will get excellent value for the money you spend.

  • Visited January 2014
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