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Bistro Milano

1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019-4702
+1 212-757-2600
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (43 reviews)
“minestrone” (8 reviews)
“prosciutto” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019-4702
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm going to say it. The meal we had here was better than any of the ones we've ever had in Italy. It was that good. The concierge at the Midtown Hilton recommended it, and I am so glad she did. A head's up though:...More

Thank CathRun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The warm hospitality & delicious dinner on the terrace was an excellent dining experience! Our beef carpaccio & House made linguine with clams in a white wine sauce were both heavenly along with the bountiful bread basket/olive oil/balsamic vinegar on the table!

Thank Laurie B
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ben Hur is the best maître in the world! He is very nice people!!! Restaurant italian in New York awesome

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 May 2017

After reviewing Trip Advisor reviews, as Il Corso was unavailable for lunch, I booked Bistro Milano. We arrived for our reservation, and seated after a few minutes. After fifteen minutes, our server appeared and asked if we were ready to order?!? On the run, she...More

2  Thank WaterfordViking
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Had a business lunch in the area and saw this place on OT and booked it. Great atmosphere with very helpful hostess. Service was spot on and our lunches (varied) were all great. Seafood risotto, was a stand out. Never felt rushed, and sorbet was...More

Thank Mullettlk
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The food was very good, but the ambiance was spectacular. The music, friends simply was the perfect night. This "ristorante" is a magical place!!!

Thank NestorFRios
Reviewed 5 May 2017

If you are craving Italian type pizza margarita why not check out Bistro Milano. We had a very nice meal here and were surprised at the delicious beef and buffalo mozzarella dish. Paired well with some nice Chianti...

Thank kathyh303
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews. All v positive and they were right! Husband had the minestrone (good). Black taglialioni w clams and other seafood (excellent). I had the Caesar salad. (Dressing was superb) and chicken parmigiana (excellent) Close to the Hilton we stayed at (horrible). This restaurant...More

Thank Lesia B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This restaurant is right up a block from my hotel .A completely jammed outdoor dining area ( warm day . Eight of us ( three kids ) sat inside , pleasant decor , polite staff . The bell boy was slow in serving water and...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Hit up TA for something quick and easy. This place popped up and we weren't disappointed. Fresh made pasta in all of our dishes. Love that in any restaurant that calls themselves Italian. A must I think. I went with a house favorite. I can't...More

Thank Mark G
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 55th Between 5th and 6th Aves, New York City, NY 10019-4702
    (West 55th Street and 6th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: F train to 57th Street, N, R, Q & W trains to 57th Street, and the B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-2600
  • E-mail
Authentic family operated Italian bistro with Milanese flare. Warm, inviting, bright atmosphere is both elegant yet casual, perfect for any occasion, lunch, brunch, or dinner. Best patio in midtown, great for groups, all events. Voted top ten midtown restaurants for business meetings. Takeout, Happy hour specials, perfect for before or after theater
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