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181 Thompson St, New York City, NY 10012-2583
+1 212-254-3000
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
181 Thompson St, New York City, NY 10012-2583
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This has to rate as one of the best Italian restaurants we've ever eaten . A lively and bustling atmosphere puts you instantly in the right mood for a fabulous evening. Special praise should be given to the host or front of house whose helpful...More

Thank simbo2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

From the minute we entered Carbone I knew this was going to be one of the best meals I've ever experienced. Food is amazing and very generously served. We started with a few dishes to share. Caesar Salad, Insalata Caprese, Meatballs Marinara, Tortellini, & Pesce...More

Thank Cynthia-LAX
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous place!! Had all the attributes of a great restaurant...stunning food, friendly atmosphere, awesome service, great wine list ... overall perfect package...Will return, but make sure you book well in advance Would give it the highest rating of all!

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was generally very good - the exception was the much-touted salad, which makes you fight to cut oversized croutons, and the broccoli rabe, which had an awful after taste. The service was unbelievably pushy - we must order everything at once and he...More

Thank Tricia L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went and were really impressed. Great atmosphere. Great music. The waiters dressed in maroon velvet Tuxedos were awesome. The food was comforting, made perfectly and really hit the spot. We had the Caesar salad, daily grilled prawns which were perfect. Follow...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As typical as an Italian restaurant can be, Carbone meets your expectations. It has a very cozy, Italian décor with a continuous –operetta style- music in the background. This is a restaurant you definitely go for the pasta, choosing from its many creative dishes, which...More

Thank Gimena B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food and service! Sent wine list was extensive. The Pork chop was the best ever. Everyone loved the Pasta!

Thank bfox0575
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five friends were celebrating a 65th Birthday of the person who chose Carbone saying it would be a hoot. I made the reservations which were for 5 pm--the only one I could get for the Saturday night which was fine with all of us--we're old....More

Thank wendyfaith111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend recommended in this restaurant and it's also on the Michelin radar so we decided to give it a try. Service was good but the food was just ok, definitely not what I expected coming in. We ordered the tortellini, spicy vodka rigatoni and...More

Thank sophiel21099
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I dined at Carbone's last night after scoring a hard-won reservation. We were extremely disappointed in our dinner. This is not the red-sauce Mecca it purports to be. The prices are kind of crazy and at least one dish was outright weird....More

2  Thank needlslady
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Anna B
19 July 2017|
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Response from Jessica H | Reviewed this property |
On average, $150 to $175 per person, depending on your wine selection. The meal is well worth it!
Margaret E
9 September 2016|
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Response from THECURCIOS | Reviewed this property |
Neat casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
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11:30 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Thompson St, New York City, NY 10012-2583
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-3000
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