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Rossini's Restaurant

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108 E 38th St, New York City, NY 10016-2648 (Park & Lexington Avenues)
+1 212-683-0135
11:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We headed to Rossini's because it was included on a list of local restaurants that we received when checking into our hotel, and our grandson asked that we eat Italian. When we reached the front of the restaurant, it seemed to be empty. All of the visible tables were unoccupied and there were just a couple of people sitting at... More 

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Everett, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rossini's has really classy feel and the service is perfect. We had lentil soup and grilled pork chop, and chicken dishes which were delicious. The salads and pasta courses we ate were bland and disappointing. Prices were fair for this area of Manhattan. The house pianist was brilliant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth the walk. Nice bar in the front and great traditional Italian food in the back at a reasonable (for NYC), Highly recommended. Call ahead for reservations.

Thank Mckits
Dallas, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Wow. My son said it's the best thing he's had in his life. The live music was fantastic and fun. The service was old-school fantastic and attentive. Just Wow. The lady taking coats was a delight. The gentleman who seemed to be the boss was so incredibly courteous. I would invite them into my own home. I've only been to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I discovered this authentic Italian by chance as I was walking by. It is like one of the old movies with lot of flavors. Even a live pianist adds a lot to the movie and atmosphere. It has very comfortable seating. Definitely a nice choice for special evenings for private or business occasions. The menu is rich with nice options... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you like classic Northern Italian food and attentive but unobtrusive service, this is your place. From the decor to the table settings and service, everything is classic fine dining. The bruschetta that arrived at our table with our drinks was a welcome treat. We wanted to try several different things. The restaurant was gracious about dividing each thing we... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Fabulous evening of really good food, wine and service. Give little Italy a miss and head to this joint for quality Italian.

Thank DDGK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

What a great place! Perfect family Italian restaurant. We had a family dinner for 10 and the meal was fantastic. The piano player was great too! Perfect place to celebrate a special occasion with family.

Thank Leo T
Goshen, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal. Excellent service. Everyone in our party of 8 enjoyed there meal. Pricey but worth it.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Our hotel concierge recommended Rossini's as a great family-friendly restaurant close to us. Our experience may have been jaded by the fact that we had just come off a transatlantic flight and were all jet-lagged, but I found the service very disappointing. Our waiter did not talk us through the menu and when I asked what he would recommend for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E 38th St, New York City, NY 10016-2648
    (Park & Lexington Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Located 4 blocks from Grand Central Terminal Train - MTA Metro-North Railroad Subway - 4, 5, 6, 7, and S lines Bus - M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M42, M98, M101, M102, M104, Q32
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-683-0135
Located in the charming neighborhood of Murray Hill, Rossini's has been serving fine Northern Italian Cuisine for 35 years. The genuine friendliness and warm service makes diners feel right at home in this family owned restaurant. We specialize in Northern Italian Cuisine but also features dishes throughout the Italian Peninsula. Our cuisine is based on many long standing family recipes as well as new and innovative Italian presentations. Our menu offers a wide variety of pasta, chicken, veal and fish dishes or our chef will prepare your favorite dish if you don't see it on the menu. The large chairs and roomy interior provides an ambiance that is perfect for the important business lunch or the intimate romantic dinner.

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