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Nocello

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Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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257 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5232 (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)
+1 212-713-0224
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12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Brooksville, Florida
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143 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I make it a point to have dinner at Nocello every time we go to New York. Over the past several years we have had many dinners there and have never been disappointed. The atmosphere, service, and the quality of the food are uniformly superior in all respects. The pasta e Fagioli soup is delightful and the... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a pleasant place to dine. The menu, while not particularly innovative, is classic and interesting. Plenty of choices. All of our table's dishes were well-prepared and presented. The ambiance is welcoming and comfortable. Happily, the noise level is not an issue and conversation is easy. The caring staff makes for attentive and professional service.

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Thank thenutkin
New York City, New York
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494 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice restaurant. The menu is pretty standard for a Northern Italian restaurant, but the food is cooked to a high standard. Excellent wine list. We were there on a Saturday night when the restaurant was not crowded, and while the service was very pleasant, it was not exactly speedy. But we enjoyed ourselves. Quite expensive for... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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103 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went with a large group of family. Everyone enjoyed the food! I had a delicious chicken saltimboca. Appetizer was an Italian salad that for some reason had a fried egg in it (?!?). Dessert was delicious gelato. Others had a shrimp and lobster combo that they loved and variety of other dishes. All were happy with meals. Bolognese pasta was... More 

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Thank DDRDA99
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place with a good wine list at reasonable prices. Veal chop special was I think the best veal I ever had.

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Thank Chris B
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

In a very romantic and comfortable setting Nocello offers superb classic Northern Italian Cuisine. A very charming couple, possibly the owners, oversees the operation and service is fine throughout. Of course, on a busy Saturday night like the one we encountered, some patience is needed. For instance the entrees did take some time to show up, but it was well... More 

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Helena, Alabama
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Ok, everyone wants an authentic meal, we'll this can't be more authentic. The owner and most, if not all of the staff, are Italiano! Itexudes in everything they say and do! Just like the garlic and other spices they use, everything is authentic! The prices are actually cheaper than any "deli" I have been to and yet their food is... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We reserved a table for the prix fixe Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving night. The food was good but the place was crazy busy as it also is for their prix fixe Valentine's Day dinner. We enjoyed ourselves as we always do and recommend the restaurant to others. I would suggest, however, that a holiday special dinner is not the place... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Breaded lamb chops with Parmesan is wonderful. Reasonably priced, quiet room is perfect for business, friends or family. Pass by higher priced other Italian places in the area for a truly memorable meal.

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Thank Mark L
York, Pennsylvania
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Overall great experience. We had four different meals and they all were very good. Service went right along with the food. Prompt attention. The ambiance was also nice

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5232
    (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: N, R, Q & W trains to 57th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-713-0224
Description
One of the best Italian restaurants in New York, serving Incredible food in a romantic atmosphere.

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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