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29 7th Ave S, New York City, NY 10014-3938
+1 212-242-1999
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“arancini” (42 reviews)
“pasta” (153 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 16:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 7th Ave S, New York City, NY 10014-3938
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a family of five, and generally had a very good meal. The first courses were excellent: a cauliflower salad, baked eggplant, a fresh garden salad, and fried calamari were all good. However the pasta dishes were OK, not more, especially so the lamb...More

Thank ruvidar2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited Rafaele for the very first time with my husband and our best friend and both the food and the service was UNBELIEVABLY GOOD ! Since it was restaurant week, we ordered more food than perhaps we would have in a normal setting, and...More

1  Thank E S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great meal! The food was fresh, seasoned perfectly. Save room for the Ricotta Cheesecake! The portions are large and the price is reasonable.

Thank Ellen J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the cauliflower salad, ragu bolounegse an the mushroom taliatela The dishes were fairly large and the homemade pasta made a world of a difference. To sum it up: A great Italian restaurant, untainted by the "Americanization" that invaded some of the Italian restaurants...More

1  Thank Avshalom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of our entrees are well executed - Branzini, Fish soup, Crabmeat pasta. Authentic food. Excellent desserts - their cheesecake is popular for good reason, and their tiramisu and chocolate cake are equally good. Nice italian dining experience

1  Thank VVV2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do you bring your Italian aunt and cousin to eat when they come to visit you in NYC? To Rafele, of course! My family and I had a delightful experience at Rafele as the food and service are both excellent. The dining room is...More

1  Thank ElisaMelegari
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon this place whilst looking for somewhere with outdoor seating. We decided to try it out. I got a pasta, my wife got a salad. Both were pretty good, not outstanding. But it's pretty much what we were expecting. Outdoor seating, good food...More

Thank Joey613
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible service and fantastic food. Our food came out very quickly and was some of the greatest food I have had here in the city.

Thank AntonioMelegari C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

i was dining there and the hosted and chef, treated me so rude, i was victim of racism. it was a very Bad experience

5  Thank bnekarla
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The food here is excellent. We made reservations for our group of 7 about a week in advance and when we arrived we were quickly seated at a large round table. We loved the layout as it facilitates conversation and food sharing much better. We...More

Thank Emily D
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24 August 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
I could not say for sure, but the staff was very helpful and they might be able to help you with this if you gave them a call in advance:)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 7th Ave S, New York City, NY 10014-3938
    (Morton st,)
  • Public Transportation: The nearest subway stations are: West4 on 6th ave where A,C,E,D,B,F,M trains are available and Christopher st station where number 1 train is available.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-242-1999
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