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126 East 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-6128
+1 212-673-7200
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  • Average4%
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“bigoli” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
126 East 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-6128
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First time at this restaurant was in August 2016 while visiting the city, was excellent so since we were visiting nyc in September 2017 we decided to see if the second time would be as good, well it definitely was, ambiance, food, service were all...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a great dinner at this local hot spot on the lower east side. our host was authentic, from Milano, and provided wonderful service. the food was innovative, fresh, and very tasty. service, wonderful, and entertaining. and the atmosphere moved from relaxed early to bustling...More

Thank BuddhistNYC
Matteo N, Owner at Giano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're thrilled you enjoyed your meal! Fresh food and friendly service is what we're all about. We hope you'll make it back to see us again soon. All the best, Matteo & Paolo, Owners

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is genuine real italian restaurant with amazing food and service!!! Bravo! We really enjoyed out supper!

Thank Francois D
Matteo N, Owner at Giano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you, Francois! We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Matteo & Paolo, Owners

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice candlelight dinner. Service was superb and the food was great. Ordered tiramisu for dessert, supposed to be top 5 in North America according to the menu. It did not disappoint.

Thank DB L
Matteo N, Owner at Giano, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for the review! You can always count on quality food and service here. We hope to see you again soon -- the tiramisu will be waiting. Best wishes, Matteo & Paolo, Owners

Reviewed 12 June 2017

They understand that simple can still be exceptional. The pasta pomodoro was so good that I think it could face off against its counterpart in Rome. The pasta was homemade and perfectly cooked. The sauce was fresh and not overcooked. I was with three other...More

Thank OrionNYC
Matteo N, Owner at Giano, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Wow, this was an incredible review to read -- we can't thank you enough for the kind words. I know the kitchen is going to be so happy that the pasta and sauce both hit the mark. Be sure to let us know how you...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Giano's. We are picky and spoiled, but we really want to recommend this restaurant to others. It is like you're in Italy. Try the gnocchi and take a dessert wine! It's a treat.More

Thank Anouk d
Matteo N, Owner at Giano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

So cool that you felt like you were in Italy, Anouk! That's a pretty amazing thing to hear. We're beyond happy that you enjoyed your gnocchi and that dessert wine -- knowing that they earned a recommendation from you is awesome. Looking forward to next...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We came here for dinner as we were staying just up the road & weren't disappointed. We had the lamb shanks & the filet mignon & they were absolutely delicious! Good quality restaurant food with good flavours all washed down with a nice bottle of...More

Thank AWTYblogger
Matteo N, Owner at Giano, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

We wish you were closer, too, but we'll settle for the visit we did get -- although we do hope there will be more in the future. It's great that you liked both your steak and the lamb. Knowing that the service and wine hit...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my 2 toddlers and had a great time ! Food is delicious and they made sure all the food was altered to the kids liking ! The burrata was absolutely fabulous and the tiramisu is the best around ! Will be back...More

Thank JetSetJessa
Matteo N, Owner at Giano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Happy to see you and your family, Jessa! It's awesome that you and your kids both enjoyed your meals. Looking forward to serving you more tiramisu again! All the best, Matteo & Paolo, Owners

Reviewed 10 March 2017

I had dinner here with friends and it was delicious! We had caprese salad and burrata... both of which were very fresh and very delicious. I had a creamy mushroom and bacon pasta dish which was so so rich and delicious. My husband had the...More

Thank Domfas
Matteo N, Owner at Giano, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

There's nothing like a caprese salad to start off a meal, so we're glad you enjoyed yours! It's great that you and your husband liked your orders -- sounds like the kitchen did a pretty good job all the way around. We'll be sure to...More

Reviewed 25 January 2017

I ate here with my family over the holidays and the cuisine, service and atmosphere were top notch. Looking forward to returning soon.

Thank Brandon F
Matteo N, Owner at Giano, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Thank you for these kind words of support, Brandon! We're thrilled you stopped by, and we can't wait to see you and your family again. Take care! Best, Matteo & Paolo, Owners

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 East 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-6128
    (1st Ave & Ave A)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-673-7200
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Rustic and Modern blend together in a magic atmosphere at Giano Restaurant in New York City's East Village. We use only fresh and seasonal ingredients in each of the handcrafted dishes on our traditional and contemporary menus. From a classic American brunch with a twist of Italy to indulgent desserts that are sure to delight, our one love for our customers and our food always shines through at Giano Restaurant. The Art of Food is tradition and innovation. Tradition because it is tied to culture, to history, to place, to a timeless art much like the world itself. Innovation because this involves research and experimentation and, at the same time, a bit of provocation. It's like the history of man: a look towards the future, to progress, without forgetting the experience of the past. To experiment requires knowledge; to innovate requires possession of the techniques from the past. Innovation and tradition are two sides of the same face. The face of Giano.
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