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LAVO Italian Restaurant & Nightclub

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39 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1617 (Madison and Park Avenues)
+1 212-750-5588
11:30 - 01:00
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Mon - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sun 11:30 - 01:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was impeccable. The food was delicious. We tried various dishes, Pizza and Pasta and all was excellent. They have an extensive Wine list and a fantastic "Oreo" desert!

Thank errare-humanum-est-R
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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358 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For what you're served, I believe this place is overpriced. The single meatball ricotta appetizer (though it was large) was $26. A glass of sangria was $18. A dish of FraDiavolo was $49. With all your NYC restaurant options, there are plenty where the food is better or just as good, but much less pricey. I do have to give... More 

Thank Emptynesters09
New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had reservation on a Saturday night. We arrived and were sat immediately. Unfortunately, the tables are tight and we asked to be seated somewhere that was not between two couples. They gave us the table next to the bathroom instead. We didnt complain because it was nice of them to even move us. The waitress did... More 

Thank Pandora817
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404 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We get Italian a lot in NYC and this is a solid but not outstanding option. Did not enjoy the Caesar salad much. The giant meatball and fried polenta apps were fantastic though and came highly recommended.

Thank ExRIGuy
Tirana, Albania
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is the place where you go for the after dinner party, don't expect much from the food, but be prepared to witness a great show from the dancers and be ready to be part of it. Would highly recommend if you're up to party! Cheers

Thank erindbeu
Albany, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here with friends while walking around the city. Meals were pricey and mine was kind of cold. I had the truffled grilled cheese, and it could have used a few more minutes in the grill. The others were satisfied with their choices and portions were decent. I was a little disappointed in the price of the mimosas ($15)... More 

Thank Desertflower91
Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I was tonight at Lavo. Restaurant is gorgeous. Nice food, great music and very good service. Afterwards, we got in the nightclub and doorman asked US$400. We agreed, however they kept our credit card and tried to obly us to buy a $700 bottle. Very bad service. We gave up and left. I strongly recomend the restaurant. AVOID nightclub!!!!!!!!!

Thank Ricardo O
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I dined here with my boyfriend for lunch during NYC's restaurant week 2017. Prior to arriving at the restaurant I did not make reservations and we were seated immediately. It was not very busy when we arrived but when we were leaving people started flowing in for the after work bite (around 530PM). For appetizers we got the tuna tartare,... More 

Thank Kavita C
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I visited here for brunch last week and had a blast. I usually try to mix things up when I visit New York, but I go back to Lavo every time I visit, because it is THAT good. Brunch runs from 2-7 on Saturdays, and you will need a table or reservation in advance to attend. The food is top... More 

Thank candlercook
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We visited Lavo as I had previously been to the bar in Las Vegas. The staff were very attentive and it was a nice atmosphere. Food menu was a little disappointing

Thank peteranthonym

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1617
    (Madison and Park Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 4,5,& 6 (Green Line) 59th St & Lexington Station, N & R (Yellow Lines) 60th St & 5th Ave Station, and E (Blue Line) 53rd St & Madison Ave Station M (Orange Line) 53rd St & Madison Ave Station
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-750-5588

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