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Lugo Cucina

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Chelsea
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1 Penn Plaza, New York City, NY 10119 (33rd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues)
+1 212-760-2700
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a ny rangers event here in december. Open bar and rangers alum. Food was good and drinks were as well. Servers and bartenders were attentive.

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lugo has a lot going for it - it's in midtown, it's in an office building, it's near an arena etc. This means it's pretty pricey. The food and service there are really nice. I've come for lunch, dinner and drinks and all these times the service was really good. The meatballs are my favorite.

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Redding, Connecticut
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171 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're going to the Garden....GREAT. But, I wouldn't seek it out with all of the fabulous choices there are in NYC. I had a grilled shrimp salad....shrimp wasn't really grilled...but it was cooked. Salad was perfectly fine...focaccia bread was good. Net/net...no complaints at all....just nothing to rave about. Service was average...and it was noisy...so difficult to chat. I was... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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437 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a fine dinning restaurants many for the suits. The menu is expensive and it has a very large seating area. When full it is not very relaxing as it is very noisy . This is not a kids place.

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Kent, England
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Place is much bigger and smarter inside than it looks from the outside. Promised much and the Pizza's were good, let down only by mediocre service, it was not bad as such, just unfriendly and with no smiles at all. Didn't have much atmosphere. May have just caught it on a bad day.

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We picked this spot because of the 4- star reviews on Trip Advisor, and we agree. The friendly, accommodating bar tender made the Negroni exactly the way we wanted it, and we were offered our choice of tables. We ordered a pizza as an appetizer and it was so good, and filling we had to pack half of our dinners... More 

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Newburgh, New York
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This restaurant is so convenient to MSG and a great family place. The food is always delicious and the service is timely and friendly. Highly recommended for families as the menu is affordable for the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Service was very quick and food was good. Right next to Madison Square Garden. We really liked the caesar salad that we shared for an app. The pizza bread they gave us was amazing. The margarita pizza was also very good.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is clearly a place to grab a quick dinner before an event at the Garden. We sat down after the place cleared out, so we had the whole dining room to ourselves and it was only 8pm. The decor is quite pleasant and the service was OK. While the prices are reasonable and the menu has some appealing dishes,... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in before the Billy Joel concert at MSG. We were able to sit & order quickly. We had drinks and appetizers. We ordered the grilled octopus and the buratta cheese appetizers. Both were served quickly and were fresh & delicious. We would return and recommend it.

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$45
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Penn Plaza, New York City, NY 10119
    (33rd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Subways: 1,2,3 / A,C,E takes you straight to 34th St. / Penn Station Subways: Q,R,W,B,D,N,F,V will take you to 34th & Broadway
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-760-2700

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