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Gente Ristorante Italiano

) #3,115 of 9,165 Restaurants in New York City €€ - €€€ Italian
153 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3126
+1 212-557-5555
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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153 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3126
Neighbourhood: Midtown
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to two Italian Restaurants in New York, expecting some New York pzazz, but was disappointed both times by underwhelming food; I guess I should have researched better rather than choosing the nearest Italian restaurants to the hotel. I had a sea bass with...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming! Professional & friendly service! Food was superb...delicious & filling would definitely recommend! ❤️

Thank Sharron M
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Worst vfm ever. Poor food and lots of money. Pls dont be fooled by your hotel porters. Sadly disappointed. I have never felt that ripped off leaving a restaurant. DONT DO IT

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I hate writing negative reviews but I'm sorry to say that this place was not what we had hoped for. The food was nice, the staff were attentive but lacking a friendly touch. $260 for 4 people, no alcohol only water, I think is on...More

Thank FionaAW
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Before our 7:00 Lion King show, my boyfriend and I were looking for deals for a nice meal. I found a voucher on Pulsd for 2 which included: 4 glasses of wine; 2 entrees; 2 orders of pizza, pasta or risotto; 2 entrees; and 2...More

Thank Julianne S
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Just a couple blocks from historic Grand Central Terminal, this restaurant provides great food at reasonable (for midtown Manhattan) prices. I started with the classic Caesar Salad , then a Kobe meatball appetizer and went with Penne Alla Vodka for the entree. It was all...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a great lunch here. Everything was fresh, started with Kobe meatball crostini very tender and the sauce was delicious, shared a Ceasar salad, fresh and loved the dressing just the right amount of anchovy; for my entree I had the Melanzane Parmigiana, with...More

Thank MKHargrave
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We went here during our honeymoon, we found New York very expensive due to the euro crash! We had a Groupon deal and the bill still worked out expensive. I use Groupon a lot and find most businesses had when they see you coming. Not...More

Thank Colleen N
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Overpriced, food ok. Restaurant always seems to be empty so i dont know why they can charge so much. They offer a groupon deal but it's still overpriced even with that

Thank Ray N
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Wife had bought a living social coupon for this place before we came to NY. We called at 4 to reserve for 7 pm for three people and had no problem (weeknight). Place was warm on a winter night. Nice staff. Good airy, crusty bread....More

Thank briandep
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and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3126
    (Between 3rd & Lexington Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: 4/5/6, S, or 7 at 42nd Street - Grand Central Station. Bus: M101, M102, M103, and M98 at Lexington Avenue and 45th Street or 3rd avenue and 45th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-557-5555
  • E-mail
Gente Ristorante Italiano offers a touch of Milan in New York City on 45th Street. We serve authentic Italian food. Our soups are freshly made daily using all vegetarian ingredients. We serve Panini, Pasta, Pizza, and Salads that are all natural. Our Gelato, Sorbetto, and Dolce are flown in from Milan. We have an array of specials everyday. Second courses, such as chicken and tuna, are available for dinner and delivery. Take-out from Gente is available as well. Our unique space is perfect for private parties, client presentations, or product introductions. Gente also has a fully licensed bar with a wide selection of alcohol from Grey Goose to Jack Daniels.