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29 7th Ave S, New York City, NY 10014-3938
+1 212-242-1999
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“arancini” (40 reviews)
“pasta” (150 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
11:30 - 16:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
29 7th Ave S, New York City, NY 10014-3938
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Rafele's Italian cuisine is never boring. My family and I are frequent diners at this restaurant because of the excellent food. The staff personal are very orientated toward your dining pleasure and accommodating when glitches occur. Never had a bad meal. We highly recommended this...More

Thank 50Beanie
Reviewed 5 days ago

I think my headline says it all. For a restaurant in this location of the city Rafele surpassed expectations when it came to the quality of the dishes we ate, the amount of food on the various plates and lastly what we paid for them...More

Thank SignorPicky
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Booked after a friend recommended. Loved the food here. The Toscana wine was amazing as was the service.

Thank Stepsahead
Reviewed 6 days ago

I can't say enough good thinks about Rafele,starting from himself to Elisa everyone is so wonderful. THE FOOD IS TO DIE FOR AMAZING PASTA STEAK COOKED TO PERFECTION, And the dessert are phenomenal especially the cheese crack that's how I call it, lol it's never...More

Thank rjgnyc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was perfect and the humouristic waiter, Luca, made this an unforgettable visit. Definitely made our day.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I may be in the minority, and this restaurant certainly appears to perform well on TripAdvisor, but I really didn't enjoy my meal at Rafele tonight. Arriving at 7:30, the outdoors was almost full and inside was empty (perhaps a reason when neighbouring restaurants were...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful brunch at Rafele. The atmosphere was nice and the service was well-paced. We tried a broad range of their dishes. I thought the crispy fried artichoke was a tasty and unique dish. The main courses were excellent. The cascio e pepe...More

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this lively family run Italian in Greenwich village. Dined on a Saturday evening, very busy with a bit of a wait for our table but it was worth it. The aubergine starter was delicious as were the meatballs. We shared the mushroom and truffle...More

Thank KBurtonandJBurton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened upon Rafele purely by chance as the place we were headed was closed unexpectedly. Sitting under the awning in their outdoor area provided plenty of people watching opportunity accompanied by some of the best Italian food I've had since my last visit to...More

Thank Kurt W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Rafele based on a Trip Advisor rating. The restaurant is small and busy but the food is amazing. The wine list is good with affordable choices. We both ordered pasta dishes and a couple of appetizers. The food was exactly the same...More

Thank PrairieGirl28
West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the
West Village is one of the city’s most coveted
addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and
cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture,
this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You
won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan.
Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to
get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you
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I am on a sodium restricted diet. Can I find out about how much salt or sodium is in a dish ahead of time? Can the kitchen prepare my meal without salt if I request it when I order?
24 August 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
I could not say for sure, but the staff was very helpful and they might be able to help you with this if you gave them a call in advance:)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 7th Ave S, New York City, NY 10014-3938
    (Morton st,)
  • Public Transportation: The nearest subway stations are: West4 on 6th ave where A,C,E,D,B,F,M trains are available and Christopher st station where number 1 train is available.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-242-1999
  • E-mail
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