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F. Illi Ponte Ristorante - CLOSED

39 Desbrosses St, New York City, NY 10013-1708
+1 212-226-4621
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
22 Jun 2013
“Lobsters are great”
25 Apr 2013
“I'd return!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood
€€ - €€€
39 Desbrosses St, New York City, NY 10013-1708
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Reviewed 22 June 2013

I was lucky to go years ago after the Columbus Club meeting with some of its members. Angelo was there and I met him for the 1st time. What a wonderful man. The food was great. Very easy to find. I had a 5 lb....More

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Reviewed 25 April 2013

We went with out of town guests, they were told to check it out. The restaurant is visible from the West Side Highway and is on a street that is cobblestones. It's very old and unique. We scored a table right by the window and...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2011

Although the lobster (nicely cut up) was delicious, my friend and I were surprised to learn that the dish did not include anything else. For the price (over $30 each for a 2 1/2 lb. lobster) we expected to get mashed potatoes, vegetables or the...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2008

This restaurant has been around for years. Italian food that never disappoints with a wait staff that is knowledgeable and professional. A little expensive but don't let that stop you. I'd rather spend a few dollars more for food that I enjoy than pay less...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2007

lobster and any pasta

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Reviewed 8 November 2007

Delicious Italian food in a very romantic setting...a bit overpriced.

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Reviewed 6 April 2005

Can't believe Ponte's is still around & doing well after all these years. One of our old faves--very good veal dishes & I used to love when they prepared Steak Diane tableside (don't know if they still serve it). Service is outstanding & this dining...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
23:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Desbrosses St, New York City, NY 10013-1708
    (West St and Canal St)
  • Public Transportation: Take A or 1 train to Canal street. We are 2 blocks South of Canal Street on the Corner of West Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-226-4621
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