We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Intermezzo

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Chelsea
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
202 8th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10011-1624 (Between 20th & 21st)
+1 212-929-3433
Today
12:00 - 00:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 99: English reviews
New Paltz, New York
Level Contributor
118 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another Chelsea favorite because of high energy, friendly staff and attentive service, and good Italian food. As others note, the regular menu is a bit pricey; but you can usually find sometime more reasonable on the daily specials. Definitely a gathering place for the Chelsea crowd.

Helpful?
Thank SteveMHV
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
86 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to do something different today because it is Valentines Day. Walking down 8th Ave., we passed Intermezzo, read the menu and decided to try it. They were serving lunch for $9.95. The place was empty when we walked in, probably because it was still early. It was lovely inside. The atmosphere was bright and airy... More 

Helpful?
Thank Starshine711
Wilmington, Delaware
Level Contributor
93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Well, we went to NYC on a couples weekend and wanted to try a different but nice restaurant. We found Intermezzo on Travel Zoo and decided to try it! The exterior belies the cozy and clean interior. It is a small but cozy interior with a 10 seat bar. We were immediately seated and greeted a short time later by... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cheap_but_Good
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
145 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a solid, neighborhood Italian restaurant with a decent menu albeit the prices are a bit high for the 'hood. You can usually get a Groupon coupon for Intermezzo and its sister restaurant, Maria Pia (in the theater district).

Helpful?
Thank auntcy1
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place for dinner near our hotel and came upon this restaurant. We had a very nice dinner. We ordered the seafood pasta special and were very pleased with the dinner. Great local restaurant if you are in the Chelsea area of New York.

Helpful?
Thank SilMason
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Food was ok or just good but nothing special. We got shrimp&mussels apps, lamb shank&veal for the main, and sorbet&bomba for dessert. The bread at the table was stale. A little expensive. You can do better for Italian food in nyc. Surprisingly crowded so I guess it's popular for some reason. Also it is rated a B for cleanliness which... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ray N
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I visited here for date night. I ordered the seafood special...Not good at all. I ended up taking it home and throwing it out the next day. The penne alla vodka was delicious though. I ended up eating my partner's food because mine was not good. The drinks were good, although the margarita tasted like something else. The service was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tiff516
Level Contributor
16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Been to this place many times; this last visit it wasn't the best but I'll still give a 4 stars; Not sure if it was because it was a Sunday night but our server wasn't that attentive; second drink from our 2 4 1 came after we were done with our meal.We had the seafood risotto which was very good... More 

Helpful?
Thank Passareli
New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Whenever I am in the City this is my place to eat. It's intimate. The service is good. The food is excellent, perfect portions. The Location is good. If you are looking for piece and quiet this is not the place for you. Love the music and friendly atmosphere. You can always get the groupon to save a little. No... More 

Helpful?
Thank the100max
Westbury, NY
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great Choices Very good prices I have only been here for lunch and I cant complain. Limon chicken is great

Helpful?
Thank Perry T

Travellers who viewed Intermezzo also viewed

New York City, NY
New York City, NY
 
New York City, NY
 

Been to Intermezzo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 8th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10011-1624
    (Between 20th & 21st)
  • Public Transportation: C,E train at 23rd/8th
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-929-3433

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Intermezzo staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chelsea

Neighbourhood Profile
Chelsea
Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The contemporary art scene is an integral part of the neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost every night of the week and countless exhibits to explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York City, it’s also a diverse district with a vibrant nightlife scene. The opening of the High Line, an abandoned elevated train track transformed into a world-class pedestrian park, gave this neighbourhood new life as a tourist destination. The High Line provides visitors with a tranquil, elevated space with incomparable views, providing an unparalleled way to experience the city.
Explore this neighbourhood