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44 Southwest Ristorante & Bar

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621 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3707
+1 212-315-4582
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11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

It wasn't terrible, but cons include: slow service - maybe 20-30mins for our food to arrive service lacking attention to detail, and genuinity food was 5/10 at best portions slightly small, and expensive crowded and noisy honestly, you want genuine italian food? just pop in next door to Gallo Nero Wine Bar. We ate at both restaurants within days of... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Poor and unfriendly service and poor food. Disappointing antipasto and sweet White House wine. Forced to tip 18% which isn't worth. We don't come back ___________________________

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Huntsville, Alabama
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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We visited NYC for seven days and mama Mia 44sw had to be one of the best meals during the visit. We were just walking through the Hells Kitchen area looking for dinner and Mama Mia's caught out attention. It's a nice little restaurant located on a corner. We were greeted at the door and sat at a table next... More 

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sparta, nj
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498 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Disappointing - bordering on poor. Mamma and her daughter working there on the floor but who was tending the kitchen? Italian bread was cold and chewy. Eggplant parm was a layered square which was okay - red sauce on pasta was okay. Service was just not there. Waited and waited for someone to take the check - and for plate... More 

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Raymore, Missouri, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were really wanting some good Italian Pizza. So we made a reservation at this place. We arrive 7:30pm on a Friday night. We ordered pizza only to learn that the pizza dough was not ready and would not be for a couple of hours. That was after we had ordered a Sangria at $15.00 per glass. At that point... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This was the best restaurant experience during our stay in New York. The food was excellent and our waitress Timea was superb and actually made the whole experience fun.

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Thank Douglas M
Huntington, New York
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was a very nice Italian restaurant in New York City. There were 4 of us and they mostly got our order right. They left off the chicken on one of the dishes and that was about the only flaw they had. My wife doesn't send food back to the kitchen so she just ate the pasta without the chicken.... More 

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Thank Henry M
Aberaeron, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Timea created unique, perfect cocktails. Wonderful, warm and friendly atmosphere, well worth a visit.

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Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Was brought by my wife to 44 Southwest Ristorante and was impressed with her selection. Had the chicken Marsala was fantastic with a flavor that lit up my mouth. Our other selections were also very impressive. Highly recommend this for theater goers looking for a special lace to eat.

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Commack, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

If you like authentic Italian food, reasonably priced and enjoy a cozy familiar setting, then Mama Mia's is THE place. If you're lucky, you might also see Mama there!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Italian, International, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3707
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-315-4582
Description
44 SW Ristorante & Bar is a family owned traditional Italian restaurant in the Hell’s Kitchen area of New York City.

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