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Piccolo Fiore Ristorante Italiano

230 E 44th St, New York City, NY 10017-4335
+1 212-922-0581
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (32 reviews)
“caprese” (4 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
230 E 44th St, New York City, NY 10017-4335
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Decided to pop into this restaurant for a quick lunch. The lack of a crowd should have been the first hint. Chose the lunch special. The broccoli rabe had no flavour, and the filet of sole was most likely tilapia with a smearing of tomato...More

1  Thank Helen W
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The service was excellent. Our waiter was very pleasant and knowledgeable of the menu. The trio of bruschetta was small but a good variety. The table bread was fresh. The fra diavolo was fantastic. Lots of seafood. My wife had penne and balognes sauce. Gelato...More

Thank Good6746
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Maybe my expectations were high - an Italian restaurant in New York - but the place was modern and lacking in character, the anti-pasta were uninspiring and the main - a cutlet of veal piled high with salad vegetables - was a bit tough. I...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The food is really not much more then your Italian cousin's attempt to imitate grandma. Basic would be a fair call. But the prices are not in-line, in the negative sense. Service is not reliable and some try too hard in a good way, while...More

1  Thank mirtone
PiccoloFioreNYC, General Manager at Piccolo Fiore Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hi dear, thank you for recommending the people to experience the food and service at piccolo fiore even if you had negative toth, I personally apologise for that and I want to invite you and offer a dinner here at Piccolo my name is Tiziano...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

overall good....food was properly prepared and well presented.....good variety of choices.......responsive staff ......décor has large artworks on display

Thank art3344
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The food was quite good. Ambience was lovely and the setting was romantic. The fig gelato was fantastic!

Thank AnnetteT23
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This was a little bit of a let down. Our hotel recommended it which seems like they get a commission or something because they kept asking us what hotel sent us... and the hotel called to tell them we were coming... anyways- the waitress was...More

Thank litagd2014
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Finally with the removal of the scaffolding one can see this real Gem - delicious food - presented well and the staff is always courteous and efficient - it is really good for dinner as it quiets down especially when the UN is not in...More

Thank portotrip2015
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We came here with a group and enjoyed a set menu with a few choices. Caesar salad and mixed field greens were both good first course selections. Filet of sole marechiare was a very good entree. Both the cheesecake and the tiramisu were delicious. Good...More

Thank Marie L
PiccoloFioreNYC, Manager at Piccolo Fiore Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you for the nice review in the name of all my staff Happy holiday and see you soon.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were staying at the Fitzpatrick Grand Central Hotel just one block away and the front desk clerk recommended Piccolo Fiore. Excellent choice. Excellent, excellent food. Impeccable service. Moderately priced (for New York City). The tables are not right on top of each other like...More

Thank Barbara K
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
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and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$45
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 E 44th St, New York City, NY 10017-4335
    (2nd & 3rd Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Central Station. Trains 4, 5 ,6 & 7.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-922-0581
  • E-mail
Hi, We need help with our business hours. We need to update to the following Monday-Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm 4:30pm - 10:00 pm Saturday and Sunday 4:30 pm - 10:00pm Thank you, Piccolo Fiore
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