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La Masseria

235 W 48th St, New York City, NY 10036-1404
+1 212-582-2111
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
235 W 48th St, New York City, NY 10036-1404
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped by for dinner after a show. The place was hopping. We had nice wines from their by the glass selection. Decent choices, but somewhat overpriced. We shared a caprese salad with buffalo mozzarella. Nice, not great, but overpriced at $25 for less than...More

Thank Fletch1946
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been going to La Masseria for quite a while before theater - sometimes for dinner, sometimes for lunch before a matinee. Our most recent visit was for lunch this past Saturday, which was a raw, rainy so-called Spring day and maybe the reason...More

Thank Clifford R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Accomodated us without a reservation with a friendly attitude and a willingness to get us seated (great table!). The food, the service and the atmosphere were all exemplary. Everything handled with professionalism, a well trained staff and delicous food; every dish we had! Even when...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular, busy place. We had great salads, and pasta. I had schiaffoni, wonderful pasta with sausage and my husband spaghetti with meatballs. Service was very good and the room buzzing with activity. We really liked it.

Thank Patty B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent Spring Break 2018 in NYC Times Square location and found this gem down the street. Great reviews so we tried and loved it. Had the Coniglio Alla Caprese, Costoletta Di Vitello Alla Milanese and Ribeye that competes with any NYC steak house.

Thank ronfarine
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant tends to get full prior to the Broadway show start times and availability at that time is very limited. TIP: If you are not doing a show, the restaurant staff will accommodate you on the same day. We called around 4:00 p.m. while...More

Thank ROB_DIANA_LEO12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For years I have frequented this restaurant and have practically tasted the whole menu. But always the food, whatever it may be, is very well made! And very tasty! Year after year ! My favorites are the orata and the bronzino, fishes of Italian origin,...More

Thank CCTA65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was great, and the waitstaff was incredibly helpful. They had an amazing wine menu, and the fresh pasta was cooked to perfection. I had the ravioli special, which was truly magical. The ambiance was great as well and reminded me a lot of...More

Thank Nikki d
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Early dinner before show, we were one of first to arrive. Restaurant is right in theater district area. Classic Italian ambiance, right down to the Italian owner and Italian extended family already seated. We both had the rigatoni pasta with traditional sunday grandmother's sauce. There...More

Thank Russell L
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We came here after seeing a show and we all ended up getting the special. Pasta with shrimp and crab. It was delicious and we all had a great night. We were in the back so the noise was better than in the front and...More

Thank BillMcK
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DonnaG98
6 May 2017|
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Response from Donald B | Reviewed this property |
We arrived around 6 pm for the pre theater crowd. Pretty crowded and noisy but vibrant. Reservations definitely a must.
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deeganc2017
19 April 2017|
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Response from chefluee | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Call the restaurant. Think they just have lunch and dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 W 48th St, New York City, NY 10036-1404
    (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: N, R & W trains to 49th Street and E and 1 train to 50th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-582-2111
Description
La Masseria Restaurant is inspired from ancient fortified farmhouses that in the Puglia Region of Italy are called “Masseria”. Executive Chef/Co-Owner, Pino Coladonato, grew up on a Farm in Puglia. He was forced to eat whatever was available but soon was tired of bean puree and decided to take matters into his own hands, creating new ways to use the same few ingredients. Now, with limitless ingredients to choose from, fava beans, chickpeas and lentils are still a core element in many of his entrees. Interior Designer Libby Langdon has created a warm, inviting dining atmosphere. Rustic and relaxed, with plenty of old world charm. Oversized iron sconces custom made from antique wrought iron gates punctuate the walls, and artful displays of antique farm tools mixed with various authentic Italian photographs all add to the farmhouse appeal. The 250-bottle wine list encompasses all regions of Italy with few of the best American and the rest of the world.
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