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Il Punto Ristorante

507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-244-0088
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscotti” (36 reviews)
“pasta” (79 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I were in the area and read the raving reviews, so we decided it would be the perfect spot for a romantic birthday dinner. Unfortunately we didn’t get that at all. The restaurant was small and intimate and full of families. We...More

Thank Deirdre K
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is a gem. Great atmosphere, staff who are friendly and engaging and food to die for. We were encouraged to try the salad that had Onion ice-cream as a centre piece and weren't disappointed. Prices are also very reasonable, so give it a...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely little resteraunt just 20 metres from Cassa Hotel Times Square, good italian menu, no pizza, seafood risotto was gorgeous, not the cheapest place but worth it.

Thank xxTerryxx
Reviewed 6 days ago

We discovered this restaurant by chance on our first day in New York, just because it was very close to our hotel. And choose to visit it on the second day for dinner. It was a very pleasant experience, food was very tasty and well...More

Thank Diana K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of eight had a great dinner at Il Punto. This is a nice little restaurant with a big taste. Our waitress, Isabella, did a wonderful job taking care of your table. Her support staff made sure we were taken care of too. We...More

Thank BAHuston3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant on 9th avenue. I had booked but still they put me off in a side room by myself since I was there on my own. The green salad was very good with a nice tangy Italian dressing. The risotto with seafood was good...More

Thank Robin M
85buongustaio85, General Manager at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Robin, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! I am happy you enjoyed the salad! The reason why you have been seated in the second room is that there was not table available for 1 or 2people in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought the somewhat gritty area would mean this was an old gem. It’s just old and tired. Staff was pleasant enough but hardly attentive. My empty cocktail glass (finished before any food arrived) stayed on the table until we left. Although it was a...More

Thank AlphaV24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried Il Punto based on TA Reviews - lucky to get a table for two. Had a very good (pushing excellent) meal served by Isabella and her colleagues. Entrees of Carciofini ripieni and Caprese followed by Paccher al ragu and Vitello al Marsala. Just one...More

Thank DoctorFeelgoodDorset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with my wife for lunch and was not disappointed. Was greeted by the manager when we came in and promptly seated. Our waitress quickly followed and talked to us about the menu and some of her favorites. The service was very good and...More

Thank dbartoletti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous find with Il Punto. Our hotel concierge made recommendation/reservation-EXCELLENT 100% everything, food, service, decor. Highly recommend entrees Risotto di Mare Profumato, Il Timballo, Vitello al Marsala, Papardelle with pistachio and basil. Desserts Tiramisu and Chocolate souffle with vanilla gelato.

Thank Ohiotravelersanddog
Antonio R, General Manager at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to put down such a nice words about us! Grazie Mille Antonio manager@ilpuntonyc.com

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imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
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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Steve C
5 April 2017|
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Response from 85buongustaio85 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello ! Thank you for this question. Please email us and we'll send you the wine list. Grazie
5 October 2016|
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Response from reiddg | Reviewed this property |
This isn't a question
29 September 2016|
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Response from Ricksta59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a small restaurant, but we found they were so friendly I am sure they would put some tables together for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
    (38th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on the block of the restaurant on 9th Avenue and corner of 38th Street. On 42nd Street - A,B,C,D, E and F trains nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-244-0088
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Your escape to Italy is here, in Midtown Manhattan, at Il Punto Ristorante. Our lunch and dinner menus feature fresh, homemade pastas, seafood, poultry, and veal. Accompany your meal with a selection from our wine list, and a delicious dessert! Il Punto features a main dining room, a full Bar, and two small dining rooms perfect for private events, meetings or celebrations. Buon Appetito!
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