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Lugo Cucina

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1 Penn Plaza, New York City, NY 10119-0002 (33rd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues)
+1 212-760-2700
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08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere but a small lunch menu. Typical Italian menu items but in my opinion overpriced. I got chicken parm and it seemed like two pounded out pieces of chicken fried in yesterday's oil with a ton of sauce covering it. It was at best average, at worse, overpriced. I would not go back if I went on first impressions.

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Thank Kevin W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was mine and my friends Last evening in New York.. we decided on Italian... we ordered wild mushroom pizza... thick burnt base... definitely not wild mushrooms... sprinkling of chopped tomatoes bits of what tasted like cheddar cheese covered in Parmesan absolutely awful, totally inedible ...also the service needs to be improved... our waiter was unfriendly

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Thank Lynn G
LDVLife, Guest Relations Manager at Lugo Cucina, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to provide us this feedback. We are so sorry you had a disappointing experience with us at Lugo. We would love to speak with you further. If you are willing, we can be reached at lifestyle@ldvhospitality.com or please privately message us your best contact information and we will reach out directly. We... More 

Somerville, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place must make a fortune because of its location and the after-work drinking crowd. But if you are looking for good food or service, that could be a problem here. My pizza was worse than your average slice for two dollars down the street. It was far too dry, and I don't think it was only because it was... More 

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Thank historylover3
United States
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124 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If you are in the area for an event at MSG then this is the place to dine. Food is good, simple elegant decor, and good service. Individual pizzas were delicious, salads were well prepared, pasta was cooked right, overall its a good place, but a bit pricy. The real plus is that its across the street from MSG.

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Thank GoldAdvice
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Couple of friends and I went to get diner before attending an event at MSG. Food was good but expensive for what you get. Also, service was not good at all. Server was passing plate over people's head across their huge rounds tables, requiring you to extend your arms in the middle of the table to grab your plate that... More 

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Thank Biggysmallisme
LDVLife, Guest Relations Manager at Lugo Cucina, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your valuable feedback. We are so sorry to read about your recent visit to Lugo. I want to sincerely apologize about the underwhelming experience you had with us the other evening. I would appreciate the chance to speak with you directly regarding your visit. I ask that you... More 

Tuckerton, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Before attending a concert across the street from this restaurant we simply choose it because of the perfect location. What a pleasant surprise. The food is excellent and the service A-one. Would go back again any time.

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Thank Joe M
Long Valley, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I come to this place few times a year with my coworkers. Food tastes great and service is awesome. A bit pricey. However, totally worthy.

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Thank Alex S
Jersey City, New Jersey
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Attended a ny rangers event here in december. Open bar and rangers alum. Food was good and drinks were as well. Servers and bartenders were attentive.

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Thank foodiesickle
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lugo has a lot going for it - it's in midtown, it's in an office building, it's near an arena etc. This means it's pretty pricey. The food and service there are really nice. I've come for lunch, dinner and drinks and all these times the service was really good. The meatballs are my favorite.

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Thank albertr468
Redding, Connecticut
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191 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

If you're going to the Garden....GREAT. But, I wouldn't seek it out with all of the fabulous choices there are in NYC. I had a grilled shrimp salad....shrimp wasn't really grilled...but it was cooked. Salad was perfectly fine...focaccia bread was good. Net/net...no complaints at all....just nothing to rave about. Service was average...and it was noisy...so difficult to chat. I was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 45
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Penn Plaza, New York City, NY 10119-0002
    (33rd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Subways: 1,2,3 / A,C,E takes you straight to 34th St. / Penn Station Subways: Q,R,W,B,D,N,F,V will take you to 34th & Broadway
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-760-2700

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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