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Montebello Ristorante Italiano

120 E 56th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10022-3607
+1 212-753-1447
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
120 E 56th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10022-3607
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited Montebello for dinner and were blown away by the level of service and quality of food. The pasta special and fish special were both beautifully fresh and the wine was delicious. The waiter was attentive without being overbearing. And the...More

Thank fleur136
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Montebello is a fine dining experience. Friendly and welcoming staff. Decent choices and reasonable prices (for New York City).

Thank abarasol
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Montebello Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

abarasol, thank you very much for the review! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 16 January 2018

We had dinner. The place is nice and service is good but the food is not straight out of Italy. I recommend the risotto that accompanied the shrimps.

Thank Leah T
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Montebello Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Leah, thank you for leaving us a review, we appreciate your feedback and recommendations

Reviewed 10 December 2017

The food and service here is almost always superb! It's one of the few restaurants in NYC where you can actually hold a conversation, even when every table is occupied. And their cheesecake is probably the best we've had, anywhere!! Even though it seems their...More

Thank vivianavickie
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Montebello Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

vivianavickie, thank you very much for the review! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Located opposite our hotel (the Lombardy) - and recommended by it, this seemed to be a perfect choice for a quiet dinner. Indeed it was. Starting with the very friendly (and excellent) service, and proceeding with the very good cooking and large portions (can anybody...More

Thank Nir D
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Service was excellent and food outstanding. Specials were fantastic and it was a wonderful place to chat and enjoy food and companion. Wine selection very good and portions perfect. They made sure everything was perfect.

Thank cbmfse_123
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Recommended because of its proximity to our hotel, we were most impressed with the authentic Italian food! Staff was knowledgeable and personable. Ambiance was wonderful, and I have already recommended it to friends who have also loved it. Just one of the best in NYC.

Thank aovt
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Nice little almost "neighborhood gem" in Midtown east Service was great and the food was terrific Prices normal/typical for midtown Would definitely go there again I had the spinach gnocci with truffle cream sauce - yum! Others in our party had pork tenderloin, and chicken...More

Thank RS L
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I was lucky enough to find this opposite my hotel during New York special menu fortnight. For $42 I had a three course meal to die for. Seafood bisque, delicate and succulent, linguine with white clams perfectly al dente and a resounding creme caramel with...More

Thank Exeterexplore
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Our servers, Roberto and Fernando, were attentive, knowledgeable, prompt, inobtrusive while eating and all around wonderful> We shared a tre-colore salad ($17) which was very fresh with a light lemon oil dressing. A modest portion for $17.... One of us had Pice pasta with a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 E 56th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10022-3607
    (Between Lexington and Park)
  • Public Transportation: M,R,V,F,E,6,7 trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-753-1447
  • E-mail
Enjoy authentic Italian fine dining in New York. We use authentic Italian recipes & techniques when we prepare your ensalate, carni, pasta & pesci.
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