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Il Tinello Ristorante

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16 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3872 (Betwen 5th Ave. and 6th Ave.)
+1 212-245-4388
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended by a friend and so glad it was. We showed up at 5:15 on a Saturday night direct from shopping with 2 adults, a teenager and a 2 year old. The restaurant took us without a reservation and probably to the dismay of some of the seated diners given our entrance complete with shopping bags and... More 

Thank Kelly M
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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399 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was mid-day in midtown and we needed a pit-stop after pounding the pavement for a few hours. The Cappuccino (6.95) & Espresso (6.50) was excellent and featured cute little delicious cookies. Daniel the bar guy was so nice that next time we're in town we will try for a return visit. Talk about authentic NY Italian, suddenly realizing there... More 

Thank Harold J
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340 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 2nd visit was even better than the first visit. This authentic Italian restaurant with New York culture and style will not disappoint. The menu includes all the regular and unique Italian options. What was great was that our special request was quickly and effortlessly prepared to perfection. We really enjoyed the cold starter appetizers , displayed on the trolley... More 

Thank EONJoburg
Scottsdale, Arizona
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280 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have liked this Resturant for a while. Started having lunch here many years ago to get away from the city. Then as we come here for many years we have switched to having dinner here. The food is exceptional , service the same . Tonight had the anti pasto plate for appetizers, then the Caesar salad ( hand made)... More 

1 Thank Steve M
Montgomery, New York
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187 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Third visit here and it's just gets better and better. An impeccable restaurant. We live 80 miles away and when we got into the city we go to Il Tinello. John the big boss runs a great operation. His crew is fantastic and you never feel rushed. The food is just amazing and as always,,, save room for the cheese... More 

2 Thank Lou R
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Uniquely flavorful and creative Italian dishes in a nice setting with moderate prices, convenient to Central Park South

1 Thank Fred F
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stopped in for dinner after seeing Book of Mormon. The atmosphere is quiet and comfortable. The staff is excellent and attentive to all of your needs. The food matched the excellent service. Both my wife and I had veal dinners which were well portioned and flavorful. Our son (16) had the lamb osso bucco and he thought it was the... More 

1 Thank Plague4
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We started with insalata caprese and Bresaola and mu daughter and her friends had caesar salads prepared table side. Then my wife and I split the Taglierini il Tinello and she had the Dover Sole Fresca and me the the Red Snapper il Trentino. The girls all ordered 3 pasta dishes and shared. They loved it. Of course, we washed... More 

1 Thank Vegasjoe57
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is classic Italian food in an elegant old school style . Around for only 26 years it carries with it a timeless fine dining atmosphere . Tables are well spaced with white linen and waiters dressed in formal attire .. Salads made to order table side and desserts made fresh in front of you set your senses alive... More 

1 Thank Larry R
Poughkeepsie, New York
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Our dinner group was in the city for day in town, and the restaurant came highly recommended as a good place for an Italian meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3872
    (Betwen 5th Ave. and 6th Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-245-4388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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