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Caffe Cielo

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881 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5761 (Btwn. 52nd and 53rd st.)
+1 212-246-9555
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17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon 17:00 - 22:30
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Good food at reasonable price, we ate pasta and it was excellent. I recommend for a pre theatre dinner. Its not cheap nor expensive.

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

We had a group of 13 (6 older adults and 7 younger adults, mainly in their 20s) and booked a table for Christmas Eve. We were seated upstairs and Bella -bar person, waitress, manager- was amazing. Good range of food options. All of us enjoyed the food and wine. The service was fantastic, pricing medium range, decor very comfortable and... More 

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Enon
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Had to try New York Pizza, so we stopped in after noticing their lunch special of cheese pizza for $7.95. Expecting the typical slice of the pie, we were surprised when we each had a whole pizza to our selves! Not able to eat all of it in a single sitting, we asked for a take out box and took... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a great find in the Theater district.. I went there many years when it was on 8th ave. Very comfy setting and great italian food.. from pasta.. love the angel hair, and carbonara,, to fish.. thin sliced salmon to chicken, Breaded thin with salad on top,, Is delish.. Veal dishes tender, and fab salads,There is not one thing... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

Tiny restaurant....great meal. Place was packed and service a little slow but very friendly. Yes..........I'll visit again.

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

Great place to grab a delicious meal! Staff is fabulous, food is like being at your grandmother's house. Also they make a mean martini!! Highly recommend coming here!!! I am a native new yorker, so its fun even for non-tourists, I promise :)

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Vienna
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

We ate here on our last evening in New York and had a very pleasant meal. The pizzas were fine, but not otherworldly; the pasta dishes were a notch better. The best part of our experience was the service: we had a charming and competent waitress from New Zealand (Leigh) and were also well-taken care of by a gentleman from... More 

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

This is a tiny restaurant right next to Book of Mormon (theater). The food and service were wonderful. I highly recommend this restaurant and will definitely go again when I'm in New York!

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Pawleys Island
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

We loved our experience at Cielos at the Madison. We were in Manhattan to celebrate our granddaughter's 16th birthday. Cielo's was around the corner from our hotel and convenient to Times Square and theaters. The food was delicious, people were amazingly friendly, the atmosphere was warm and inviting and the service was excellent. We loved the food so much we... More 

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San Diego
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

We got a tip from the hotel concierge about this place for our first night in NYC. We enjoyed the food and service was very friendly. We ordered salads, pastas and dessert and everyone was pleased with their meal. My angle hair pasta and tomato sauce were excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 881 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5761
    (Btwn. 52nd and 53rd st.)
  • Public Transportation: 1/C/E to 50th St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-9555

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

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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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