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Osteria Morini Manhattan

218 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-4021
+1 212-965-8777
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (188 reviews)
“cappelletti” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-4021
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a pleasure having an early dinner a Saturday weekend. The gnocchi were great. We had prosciuto for starter and the gnocco bread was a real surprise.

Thank SilviStinco
Reviewed 1 week ago

...and was glad I chose Osteria Morini. FOOD: Excellent. Squid ink pasta with shrimp was terrific. Swordfish was fresh and delicious. SERVICE: Hospitable. Nice people, attentive and unpretentious. WINE: VERY NICE. An adventurous and informed approach to Italian wines. DECOR: Rustic, trimmed with salvaged material...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend suggested this place for dinner. Made reservations in advance. Place was full, a bit noisy. Food was amazing, server was excellent. Everything on the menu seemed a must so I will have to visit again to try more options. We let our server...More

Thank JDTraveler1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a taste of the Emilia Romana section of Italy and we were not disappointed! A wide selection of Negroni, a savory charcuterie, amazing pasta and wine, and a wonderful dessert. The service was excellent. Our main server, Susanna provided detailed descriptions...More

Thank SApold
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Place was average all around not worth the money or the calories, much better places. Bread was bland, pastas drowned in sauces. Salad was good . Tables and chairs very uncomfortable . Staff was nice , owner not very nice Skip it for sure

Thank wasrco
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely great. Great pasta, great bar, family friendly, good wine and great service. Its a must in NYC.

Thank Jose J
Reviewed May 26, 2018

We stayed at the bar, had salumi & formaggi (meats and cheeses) and drinks. Food was high quality and very tasty. Good, friendly service.

Thank Syllyus
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

The Morini has a great selection of Italian cuisine; the pasta are fresh and absolutely fabulous! The service is good and the location is easily accessible.

Thank FrancoisMontreal
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Popped in here last week and had a very enjoyable lunch .. good selection of food available and a nice spacious setting with a friendly team of staff .. eager to help and serve (if they were all like this would life be so much...More

Thank Eddie R
Reviewed April 26, 2018

There is something about this place that feels very authentic. They have done a great job on the decor. The servers are very friendly and the traditional Italian food tastes fresh and authentic. They make their own pasta and their red sauce is an amazing....More

Thank Mark B
Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of
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shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with
big-name stores and people during the day, while
Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to
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September 6, 2017|
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Response from Frank D | Reviewed this property |
No idea about the set lunch, I've only been there for dinner. Would definitely recommend booking ahead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-4021
  • Public Transportation: 6 at Spring Street. N,R at Prince. B,D,F,M at Broadway/Lafayette.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-965-8777
  • E-mail
Osteria Morini New York is Chef Michael White’s casual Italian restaurant located downtown in SoHo. Morini pays homage to the authentic and rustic cuisine and ambience of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. The menu, designed to be shared amongst family and friends, features cured Italian meats, fresh hand-crafted pastas, and a broad selection of grilled fish and meat.
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