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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 - 23:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Nolads
Bryn Mawr, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank BrynMawrBK
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank 12345rover
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Scalini Fedeli is a hidden treasure. A bit hard to find the door and when you walk in you feel as if you are in the entrance to a little European hotel. Once escorted into the main dinning room time takes you backwards to world gone by. The simple décor is highlighted by the wonderful arched ceiling done in Venetian... More 

Thank Peter M
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were recommended by friends who come often to this place, they were riight on, we enjoyed all that we ordered and they sent an extra course out, maybe because of our wine choice , either way its special place for great Italian dinning!!

Thank capriorflorence
Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This place is fabulous. The ambiance is old world with linen tablecloths, yet not stuffy. On a Saturday night, it was hopping, yet it still easy to have a conversation. The service was attentive without being obsequious. But none of that matters ... it is all about the food. OMG. As soon as one sits, a small square of warm... More 

Thank Mark_RHouston_TX
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I cannot rate this restaurant highly enough. The welcome, attention, service and atmosphere are discreet and special. The menu offers traditional and modern Italian food with a French influence. Starting with the amuse bouche every offering was beautifully cooked and presented with unusual combinations of flavours which made you wonder why no one had thought to combine them before. A... 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
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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