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) #4,273 of 9,345 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ Italian, American,
178 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-5757
+1 646-998-4933
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“east village” (5 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
178 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-5757
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

When my gal and I need an adult place in the East Village, this is our go-to place. Very good Mediterranean-style food, a relaxed atmosphere, tables spaced far enough apart to feel some privacy and always cordial and entertaining, if not always attentive, service. The...More

Thank GregMasters
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This Italian-style restaurant functions as a small theater in the back. I came to enjoy the show in the theater, and was pleasantly surprised by the food quality during dinner. The tagliatelle with shrimp was delicious, and the Moroccan chicken was one of the most...More

Thank TravelandLearn_11
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went to Pangea Saturday night and enjoyed a great performance from the Warren Chaisson Trio in a very intimate performance space. You could feel the reverberations from Warren's vibraphone! Couple outstanding jazz with excellent service, tasty food and fair prices and I will be back...More

Thank Relee54
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Last Sunday I attended a festive send off for a dear friend. The food, atmosphere and service were exemplary. I nibbled on humus and a fish dish. Tried some pork belly and devoured a watermelon salad. All delish! Speaking of delish... so was our very...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016

Cabaret singing your thing? Come to Cafe Noctambulo at Pangea for a delightful evening! Intimate room is a wonderful setting to sit and listen to Eric Comstock's wonderful rendition of The American Songbook along with snippets of information on the writers and performers... true pearls...More

Thank Terry G
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

For visitors seeking a taste of a New Yorker's New York, catching a show at Pangea will satisfy. Local favorites perform in an ageless back room to the enthusiastic support of the audience. The schedule varies widely (nationally known or not, the talent is amazing)....More

Thank probate1
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Been here a few times. I love it every time as do the people I have taken with me. Came here for dinner. I had their skirt steak - it was very good! My friends also loved their food. They have a great menu with...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

I had a quick drink at this Italian restaurant. They have a very nice atmosphere inside with a friendly staff. Did not try the food but smells sounds good

Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Reviewed 9 January 2015

In our married life of over 20 years, this was the first time we celebrated New Years Eve by leaving the house. Went to Cafe Notambulo which is at the rear of the Pangea Restaurant. Cafe N. has great cabaret performers. Exceptionally talented singer/pianist Daryl...More

Thank NandJNewJersey
Reviewed 21 April 2014

This restaurant was featured on the Classic Stage Company web site and so we gave it a try. We had reservations at 6:00 on a Friday night and were mostly the only ones in the restaurant. But, The waiter was very friendly and helpful with...More

Thank 571Roxanne
East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village,
which offers plenty of unique small businesses
catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the
old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still
experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-5757
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 646-998-4933
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