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Il Punto Ristorante

507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-244-0088
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscotti” (36 reviews)
“pasta” (84 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Il Punto Ristorante
1. Homemade Pasta
" Outstanding drinks by the bar but the pasta mama mia."
Fred V
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2. Excellent Service
" The service was still impressive and the food was fantastic."
Tony P
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3. Innovative
" The salad we had was served with an onion gelato."
Alicia C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way back to the hotel after a very long Sunday at the Javits Center. The staff was friendly and very attentive. The food was good - definitely a modern spin on Italian - it had classic dishes but each had...More

Thank Kander0625
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Lucky find on our way back from the busy crowds on 5th Avenue. It didn’t look open but a young lady saw us outside and welcomed us in. Lovely clean environment and very professional staff. The atmosphere was just right for a late lunch and...More

Thank Sweeperman
Antonio R, General Manager at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hello! what a pleasure reading your review! it made our day, thank you so much! I hope to see you soon Antonio

Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant had nice ambiance, good food nicely presented, friendly attentive staff, and delicious martinis. I would go back again.

Thank jchg270
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place. You can tell everything is authentic and homemade. I had octopus salad as an appetizer and lobster ravioli as the main. Tasty at average NYC prices in this location (total about $35).

Thank nova663
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the greeting upon entering the restaurant to retrieving our coats at the end of the evening, everything about Il Punto was excellent. The hostess and manager greeted us warmly, the service staff were friendly and attentive, and the waiter was knowledgeable and prompt. Our...More

Thank Munrovius
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this restaurant before we left home for New York having read the good reviews. It didn’t disappoint, food was beautiful and the service was brilliant. I had emailed ahead to ask for a table with a view as it was my husbands 40th...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in amongst shops & cafes. A cozy little Italian restaurant with great food and atmosphere. Servers very friendly & attentive, but not invasive. Recommend booking as gets busy.

Thank Jooles1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pasta and friendly service. Lovely zucchini carbonara and a ragu. Delicious complimentary tomato soup starter too.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was amazing, They even gave us a delicious complementary tomato soup. The pasta was really delicious. And the service was great. Thanks much guys.

Thank ebriones68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose il Punto for an after-matinee dinner for our party of 5. We got excited to see that it was ranked 77 in the entire NYC! Naturally your expectations are high. And unfortunately, il Punto didn't come close to meeting our expectations. Granted, the...More

Thank GPBucket
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Steve C
4 April 2017|
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Response from 85buongustaio85 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello ! Thank you for this question. Please email us and we'll send you the wine list. Grazie
5 October 2016|
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Response from reiddg | Reviewed this property |
This isn't a question
29 September 2016|
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Response from Ricksta59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a small restaurant, but we found they were so friendly I am sure they would put some tables together for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
    (38th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on the block of the restaurant on 9th Avenue and corner of 38th Street. On 42nd Street - A,B,C,D, E and F trains nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-244-0088
  • E-mail
Your escape to Italy is here, in Midtown Manhattan, at Il Punto Ristorante. Our lunch and dinner menus feature fresh, homemade pastas, seafood, poultry, and veal. Accompany your meal with a selection from our wine list, and a delicious dessert! Il Punto features a main dining room, a full Bar, and two small dining rooms perfect for private events, meetings or celebrations. Buon Appetito!
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