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232 East 43rd Street, New York City, NY 10017-4713
+1 212-682-9760
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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New York City
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63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first experience at this place produced a mediocre dining experience. I tried the highly touted Caesar salad and veal parmigiana. Nothing special about either. The salad is a big plate of greens with a few croutons, some shredded cheese, and anchovies. I've had better at several NYC steak houses. The veal parmigiana is a long, thin cutlet with a... More 

Thank Mervmeister
New York City, New York
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107 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here twice so far since we were told about this place. The staff is what you want in an Italian restaurant. The Caesar salad is great! The shrimp scampi is great! The atmosphere is comfortable! A new favorite!

1 Thank Mary P
Kansas City, Missouri
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had dinner at Pietro's during a weekend trip to NYC. I found Pietro's through my Yelp app and called to see if we could make a last-minute reservation. The gentleman who answered the phone (may have been the manager or owner?) was very accommodating and offered to take care of us, no problem. Just as some... More 

1 Thank Benjamin M
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171 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the recommendation of a family member. It was most of our first time at this old style Italian place. The waiters have been there for years and were very pleasant and attentive. The menu is very old-school and classical Italian but everything is prepared exceptionally well. The dessert menu is very limited but good. Certainly worth going... More 

1 Thank DNCMD
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is exactly how Italian restaurants in New York used to be 20 to 30 years ago- the food is predictably delicious and the portions are very generous. its close to Grand Central and the UN. The staff is very attentive and one can easily have a relaxing meal and hear each other talking so its great for business lunch... More 

1 Thank portotrip2015
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been eating at Pietro's for a few years now. Its an Italian Steak Place but everything is good. Career wait staff, lots of food and always reliable.

1 Thank J M
New York City, New York
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114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant is always packed and even if you are a regular they will send you packing without a reservation. The food is good, they are expensive and a little arrogant but its still worth it for some traditional Italian favorites and probably the best chicken parm ever...

2 Thank truthintravel60763
New York
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Good old fashion food - not fancy dishes. True Italian cuisine. Nice atmosphere in the small quarters. Great bar. Great for a business meeting or just to enjoy true Italian cooking. Large portions of food - presented very nicely

2 Thank NinaK104
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a traditional Italian restaurant with good old fashioned service and beautifully presented food. We shared a starter between three which based on the size of the serving was ample. Two of us had the house special of the day which was chicken breast marinated in lemon and has to be the best chicken dish I have tasted. The... More 

2 Thank Mary M
Los Angeles, California
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

this is the best traditional Italian restaurant in manhattan; it's been around since the 1940's and offers all the classic dishes-----start with the excellent caesar salad, next go to the tender veal scallopini, and finish with the most delicious tiramisu you have ever tasted........featured on the food channel.......you won't be disappointed

2 Thank W Fredric G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$55 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 East 43rd Street, New York City, NY 10017-4713
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-682-9760

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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