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Il Punto Ristorante

507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-2802
+1 212-244-0088
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscotti” (33 reviews)
“pasta” (90 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-2802
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Il Punto Ristorante
1. Homemade Pasta
" Outstanding drinks by the bar but the pasta mama mia."
Fred V
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2. Excellent Service
" The service was still impressive and the food was fantastic."
Tony P
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3. Innovative
" The salad we had was served with an onion gelato."
Alicia C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to il punto the day after our arrival in NYC. And we chose it jus over the fact that it was close by our hotel. Well... one of the best choice ever. The staff were friendly and made us feel at home. Antonio...More

Thank Carmela M
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Lucky find on our way back from the busy crowds on 5th Avenue. It didn’t look open but a young lady saw us outside and welcomed us in. Lovely clean environment and very professional staff. The atmosphere was just right for a late lunch and...More

Thank Sweeperman
Antonio R, General Manager at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hello! what a pleasure reading your review! it made our day, thank you so much! I hope to see you soon Antonio

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An Italian menu with refinement and honest price. Very good service. Friendly staff. Surely I'll be back.

Thank Fabiano F
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our second time here and it will not be our last. The food was absolutely phenomenal and the service was great. The menu is fantastic, a lot of classic foods with a modern update. The selections are varied enough for all palates. I...More

Thank reale170
Reviewed 5 days ago

In NYC looking for a good meal and charming (but not super crowded) setting... and found it at Il Punto Ristorante. We enjoyed the delicious poached pear in red wine reduction arugula salad with bacon and gorgonzola and stuffed artichokes starters -- then the homemade...More

Thank 1diningcouple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lasagna was round shaped that was a first but delicious. Chocolate cake was rich and yummy. Service attentive.

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my wife and brother-in-law tonight. Right near our hotel. This place is the real deal. It is relatively small but does not feel crowded. There is a moderate amount of noise but not problematic. Service was excellent and the food delicious. Pasta...More

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Excellent food and service. Definitely would come back. The environment very quiet and the waiters were very kind

Thank Julio O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Il Punto is a popular Italian restaurant on “food avenue”/9th. The service is outstanding. They have a nice menu with a good variety of traditional selections as well as specials. We shared a pasta dish & then each had a different fish entrée - everything...More

Thank riny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place, and service! great find on our vacation!! The homemade pasta was amazing and I highly recommend the salmon and lobster ravioli!!

Thank Beth W
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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, 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
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 10018-2802
    (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
  • E-mail
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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