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Umberto's Clam House

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132 Mulberry St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10013-5551
+1 212-431-7545
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11:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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TENN
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just finished visiting the new Freedom Tower and I know Little Italy is a short cab ride away and I was in the mood for Linguini so I said let's go to Umberto's. It use to be on the corner but is now in the spot where Sorrento use to be because of a rent issue. We where... More 

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Thank RONPECK
Niagara Falls
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Umberto's to try out the Italian food which was very good. We all had a glass of wine that was great. Place small but friendly wait staff and would suggest going to this place in Little Italy.

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Thank Elizabeth M
New York City, New York
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1,340 reviews
589 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 805 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

All kinds of Travel guides and History channel documentaries point to Unberto's Clam House as the infamous place of a mafia murder in the 1970s. Thus, there are always gawkers to visit and eventually consume. I've watched this place move twice, every time further South on Mulberry St. in Little Italy, its kitchen moving from seafood Italian to tourist Italian... More 

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Thank Oliver S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Got talked into going from the guy working outside for a 'taste of real Italy' and on the promise of free wine all night. After one drink the 'free wine all night' came to an end. There was half a dozen of us ordering a mix of pizza and chicken Parma. The pizza wa inedible. It looked raw, cheese unmelted... More 

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Thank emma1987186478
Melbourne Australia
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went through Little Italy and met Tom who suggested we try A meal at Umberto's Clam house it was so nice he was the best host I can recommend the meatballs great meal great wine and made to feel very welcomed well worth a visit oh and Tom sang for us too

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Thank Chatmanozz
Pleasantville, New York
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The owner was great, along with the rest of the staff. The lasagna was good as well. They had the best tirmasu for sure!

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Thank Ethan B
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

While the food, in my opinion was only OK, I do have to say the hospitality is spot on. Which i believe is the make or break of a restaurant. We attended this restaurant in the middle of a festival, the price for the food was good, my moms dish was excellent where as mine (a simple Caesar salad) was... More 

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Thank AB082212
Lake Shore, Minnesota
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411 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Great location. Only reason we stopped in was because a guy was outside barking for customers to come in. So we did. Only stayed for a beer. Place seemed quite average, so we continued down Mulberry Street.

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Thank Mark A
Williston, Vermont
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Went there as part of a girls weekend. First of all the place is dirty, bathroom is disgusting. We ordered drinks.. The were served in plastic cups and I had to remind the server about my drink 4 times.... It arrived after my friends had finished their meals. I ordered Lobster ravioli, I was given cheese. My correct meal arrived... More 

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Thank Goulet313
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317 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

There are so many excellent restaurants on Mulberry Street but we wanted to try Umbertos. I really didn't understand why my fettuccine Alfredo was served before my Caesar salad and my appetizer. Although the Alfredo was very good, I sent my salad back because the dressing tasted sweet for some reason. Although my stuffed mushroom appetizer tasted good it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Mulberry St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10013-5551
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 212-431-7545
Description
Come visit Umbertos Clam House, the legend of Mulberry Street in the heart of Little Italy! This historic restaurant has been serving happy locals, tourists and celebrities alike for over 40 years. We specialize in seafood and are the only ones in Little Italy to do so.

Many of our dishes have become famous since our opening in 1972. Our menu features our legendary Hot Red Clam Sauce which is simmered to perfection for hours just as it was the first day we opened. Be sure to enjoy our Baked Clams (best in the world), Linguine with White Clam Sauce, Veal Saltimbocca Alla Romana, Chicken Scarpariello and Calimari. We have also added many new exciting dishes such as Short Rib Ragu over Penne, Spiedini a la Romano and more.

Umbertos is a special treat for all who come. Our signature open kitchen and custom built wood bar are signature attractions. Our unpretentious flair and professional service combined with the freshest, most authentic product possible, all at reasonable prices, keep our customers satisfied and coming back for more.

Umbertos is proud to offer our new late night dining experience and serves an array of comfort foods such as eggs benedict, omelettes made to order, cheeseburgers and fries, BLTs, chicken cutlet sandwiches and more.

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Staying in Little Italy

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Little Italy
While Little Italy is one of the city's smallest neighbourhoods, its streets are packed with visitors from around the globe, especially on summer weekends when the streets are closed to traffic. Stroll up Mulberry Street, the heart of Little Italy, for a dense mix of Italian restaurants with sidewalk tables, cafes, and old-school food shops. Don’t be surprised when the hosts beckon you to pay them a visit. Stop in for a coffee and a cannoli, or grab a streetside table to take in the scenery over a hearty Italian meal.
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