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324 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-2726
+1 212-334-6400
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (92 reviews)
“octopus” (69 reviews)
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American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
324 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-2726
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a delightful experience to dine at Gato. The service was superb and the food was delicious! Try the Halibut. It was light, seasoned well, and memorable!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm naturally suspicious of celebrity-chef restaurants and whether they could ever live up to the hype. Well, this Bobby Flay eatery exceeded our high expectations. The food quality and the service were the best we've ever experienced. I was drinking water, and I don't think...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of folks have commented on how difficult it is to read the menu (and bill). It's true. Both husband and me visited toilet and turned OFF the dim light thinking we were turning ON. Oh well. Bar selections were tiny and seared yellowtail...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard great things about Bobby Flay’s Gato in SoHo and were looking forward to a great dinner. It was so disappointing! We had several appetizers, the chicken and pork chop. The chop was dry and the chicken was average at best. I was...More

Thank LuLuDe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently had dinner with Family at Gato on a busy Saturday night. On a positive note the appetizers were delicious. I expecially like the 3 items for $ 21. However the service was slow. The pasta dishes were very good but my son's halibut came...More

Thank Dundasmom
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Everyting tasted amazing. We order the Black Kale Salad, Fresh Ricotta, Black Fettuccine and the Mushroom Paella and it was all delicious. The service was very good as well. If i lived in NY I would be going all the time. Make sure you make...More

Thank Bernice S
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable time at Gato. We started with a drink at the bar (great cocktails). We then enjoyed three courses - the black fettuccine was an absolute stand out for me - one of the best pasta dishes I’ve had in a...More

Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Our son takes us to different fine restaurants each time we visit, and my husband and I both agree this was the best so far. The ambiance is very nice, the noise level was acceptable, but the lighting a little dark for us to see...More

Thank JKS55
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My adult daughters and I went to Gato recently. Lovely restaurant with impeccable service. The food was delicious. I am not an adventurous foodie, but my daughters convinced me to try some of the octopus they ordered. It was out of this world! Brined for...More

Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 26 April 2018

My boyfriend and I planned a date night here and it did not disappoint! For appetizers we got the mushroom and truffle pizza, it was outstanding. You could taste the sweet basil sauce, delicious mushrooms, crunchy crust and truffle oil. Main dishes he got the...More

Thank Samantha F
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Eduardo C
26 December 2017|
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Response from Missvonlipi | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on your hunger! I would say between $30 and $100.
Richard C
15 January 2015|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
No. Stylishly casual will work fine.
Richard C
15 January 2015|
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Response from Shavefoodie | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is a dress code. The restaurant is fairly casual with nice decor. When I went during the summer, there were people dressed casually and some more dressed up. So if you feel like getting dressed up, you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-2726
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-334-6400
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