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Obica Mozzarella Bar - Madison Avenue

590 Madison Ave, Ibm Building, New York City, NY 10022-2524
+1 212-355-2217
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrata” (17 reviews)
“trofie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 18:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
590 Madison Ave, Ibm Building, New York City, NY 10022-2524
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely stop whilst sight seeing around NYC! Had drinks and Small Plates at the bar which was delicious. Alex the bartender was lovely and give us some great places to visit on our trip! Can't wait to try Obica in London! Thank you

Thank CamillaTurner
Reviewed 1 March 2017

one of the best mozzarella bar I have been, nice and friendly.. dont expect an italian concept but it is worth visiting.. I wish they also serve grissini..! this is my regular lunch destination in my every NYC visit! there is no restrooms anywhere near!...More

Thank Aydin Y
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We've been here for lunch and tried tomato soup with "stracciatella", the internal part of the so called Burrata. However, what they really delivered to us, was a quite bad tomato sauce and a small cup of ground mozzarella instead of real stracciatella. We told...More

1  Thank AlessandroPascone
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Last December (2016), we were very cold from walking around looking at the department stores' beautifully decorated holiday windows. We spotted the Obica Mozzarella Bar on Madison and decided to check it out. It was warm and cozy, and the staff was friendly and helpful....More

Thank maizejune
Reviewed 14 January 2017

7 of us, some local some visitors escaped the insanity of Eataly and tried this place for the first time. Great idea. Besides wine we got a couple different Mozzarella selections (buffalo and smoked) and 2 pizzas. Superb. Fresh, cooked just right. Not very crowded...More

Thank sccrref
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Obika is stellar. It's also a good deal, compared to the prices of its counterparts in Italy and Asia. Few places offer this quality of tangy, rich, creamy buffalo mozzarella that oozes bliss. The closure of this block of 56th street, which Obika's building shares...More

Thank nostaglicformernyer
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely mozzarella tasting lunch! A few different mozzarellas, alongside roasted vegetables with pesto, made a beautiful lunch. Very different and refreshing!

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We happened to come across this restaurant when the one we were going to was closed. Great atmosphere and service. We ordered the buffalo mozzarella and prosciutto. So delicious! We had the special of the day which was the gnocchi with shrimp, also delicious! I...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We've visited Obica a couple of times now and intend to go again. It's located in a rather frenzied area so it's great to find somewhere to relax. The food is quite light and tasty. We were served by Jay who is very professional as...More

Thank Thirdage
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Its a GREAT PLACE, excellent pasta, tasty vegetables, semi-good Olive Oil, not the new 2016 harvest yet, but give it a months or so. OIL got so cheap in Italy, that they should be ready to import the best, and the oil that lasts longer...More

Thank HeiniHHH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 Madison Ave, Ibm Building, New York City, NY 10022-2524
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-355-2217
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Obica Mozzarella Bar is a casual contemporary Italian dining concept which offers the freshest buffalo mozzarellas and a wide range of traditional products and recipes including artisanal pizza. Obica NY Madison's tables are in a private corner of the stunning Atrium of the IBM Building, graced with enormous bamboo plants and oversize sculpture garden that make the Atrium a tourist landmark and the perfect spot for people-watching bustling Madison Avenue behind the floor-to-ceiling glass walls.
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