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Bistro Milano

1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019-4702
+1 212-757-2600
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“minestrone” (8 reviews)
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1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019-4702
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Reviewed yesterday

Midtown is not a dining destination for me, but we walked by this place very hungry and decided to take a chance. There's no need to beat around the bush. The food is good, but is not great. We had Frittura di Calamari which was...More

Thank HnossDesign
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were walking looking for a place to have lunch and ended up in this restaurant, lunch menu is very reasonable for Manhattan and it was available past 3:00pm, I tried their chickpea soup with mascarpone cheese and almonds: delicious and a pasta with bolognese...More

Thank eleang
Reviewed 3 days ago

al fresco seating. Wonderful wait staff. The lasagna is excellent. The ravioli is excellent. Obviously chef prepared. Will dine here again...and again.

Thank TracyW610
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The kitchen is veryyyyy slow. The food is mediocre at best. The ambiance is nice. But the service is not new york standards. At 9 pm the chef left. So complex dishes are off the menue. Avoid

Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Choose Bistro Milano for lunch bc it was across from our hotel and was recommended by Hilton staff as a place where our elevated rewards could be used. Our initial encounter with the hostess was great - she was able to seat us fairly quickly...More

Thank Denise J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike most Italian bistros and cafes in NYC, this place takes itself way too seriously. It's not an attractive destination for vegetarians and the servers take umbrage when you ask for different food options. I won't be returning.

Thank Malini P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Italy. Gazpacho. Bread. Enough said... but seriously this place was amazing! Our server was a sweet old Italian man who was very fun and the food tasted great. If you're looking for something fresh and light, I would highly recommend the gazpacho. It's 1/4 block...More

Thank Audrey A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place, Great staff, Good food. There are tables inside and outside. We enjoyed everything we ordered.

Thank WJSQ8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for an easy dinner close to New York City Center on West. 55th St. We left City Center at 4:30 and one block away is Milano Bistro(between 5th and 6th Aves.) The entrance is on W. 55th St. Many tables outdoors which was pleasant...More

Thank hjbrooklyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The concierge suggested this restaurant and we were not disappointed. The waiter we had was fantastic. He explained everything. The appetizer was shrimp and calimari which was cooked perfectly. I had shrimp, baby clams and mussels over a rice sauce. It was very tasty. My...More

Thank 181billz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019-4702
    (West 55th Street and 6th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: F train to 57th Street, N, R, Q & W trains to 57th Street, and the B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-2600
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Authentic family operated Italian bistro with Milanese flare. Warm, inviting, bright atmosphere is both elegant yet casual, perfect for any occasion, lunch, brunch, or dinner. Best patio in midtown, great for groups, all events. Voted top ten midtown restaurants for business meetings. Takeout, Happy hour specials, perfect for before or after theater
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