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Scalini Fedeli

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165 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3332 (Hudson)
+1 212-528-0400
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant. The ambience was great for families and couples. The food is always great and the service is even better! We'll be back!

1 Thank caglegraham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Scalini Fedeli is my go to restaurant when I come to New York. It never disappoints and last night was better than ever. Well done.

Thank AndyFLondon
Asheville, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

With the feeling of a neighborhood gem and the worn patina of a musty antique store, Scalini Fedelia has shining moments and low ones as well. Shining: service. It ends there. Perhaps the prix fixe lends itself to a formula in which multiple dishes can be served with the same foam or a rushed plate of scallops can be covered... More 

New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Classic style Italian food and romantic ambience. The shimmering candlelight - long tapered candles can be seen through the windows from the street. Very inviting and elegant setting. We had the three course dinner and with the presents from the chef it was delicious and very satisfying. Of course they have a good wine selection, something you can count on... More 

2 Thank Wenovo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We chose this restaurant to celebrate a birthday. It was quite a cab ride from our hotel, but luckily traffic was with us. There was little noise, but then the restaurant was only half full. The menu is interesting, and the staff are very professional. We chose to mix and match from the menu which worked for us. As others... More 

2 Thank Chrissie77
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Every aspect of our meal was great - from the service to the selection of traditional and modern Italian dishes. The staff was attentive and helpful. The atmosphere is warm and energetic without being too loud. Reminded us of some of our favorite restaurants in Rome.

2 Thank Nolads
Bryn Mawr, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Following a very long cab ride downtown, we found Scalini Fedeli to be cozy and pleasant with very good food. Service was good. It was, however, also somewhat down-at-heels and had an air of having seen better days. It's essentially a nice neighborhood place as opposed to one of the best Italian restaurants in the city. Overall, our evening was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Scalini Fedeli in the TriBeCa area is an exceptional Italian restaurant. It is old school charm in a warm and inviting candlelit dining room.The service is impeccable and the food is delicious. It is a three course prix fixe menu, but the selections are diverse, divided between traditional & contemporary. Our waiter had some excellent recommendations and you can mix... More 

Thank Bill C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were a party of 8 on a friday night so we were hoping to get a round table that they promised us when we made the res, we waited 15 minutes so it wasnt all that bad, but it was a perfect meal from beginning to end , pasta with game sauce and ravilo with truffle butter were probably... More 

1 Thank italyrstporta
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here last night with another couple at what should be prime time and prime service. It was not and the food was quite disappointing. We began the evening on a very upbeat note. We were very pleased with the wine list and ordered an excellent Brunello. Then we each ordered the three-course price fixed menu. The first course... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3332
  • Public Transportation: Chambers St
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-528-0400
Scalini Fedeli ranked among New York's finest restaurants since its opening in early 2004, taking Italian cuisine to new heights. Rewarded with the highest overall ratings in the Zagat Survey, Scalini Fedeli has been granted one star by the Michelin guide in it's inaugural 2006 issue.

The inviting decor features vaulted ceilings and European antiques and provides the perfect setting for chef Michael Cetrulo's delightful cuisine which offers the finest ingredients coupled with a confidence and grace that ensures your meal will be a memorable one.

Menu highlights include soft egg yolk raviolo with ricotta and truffle butter and New York's finest venison chop in a port wine and balsamic vinegar sauce with toasted hazelnuts, sauteed spinach and roasted Mission figs.

The 350-bottle wine list encompasses all regions of Italy but also does justice to the best American wineries.

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What’s in a name? In this case it is the unique title of “Triangle Below Canal Street” that became a popular nickname in the 1970s. An attractive neighbourhood filled with handsome lofts on the edge of the Financial District, this lovely slice of Manhattan offers plenty of fine dining experiences and art galleries. Plus, it’s home to the city’s most exciting film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, that takes place here every year. TriBeCa is a great place to take a leisurely stroll before stopping into one of the many local restaurants or bars for a satisfying meal and cocktail. You’ll see families out for an afternoon walk, and don’t be surprised to come up with the occasional celebrity sighting. With such a great vibe, many of the city’s most famous residents call this neighbourhood home.
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