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Il Punto Ristorante

507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-2802
+1 212-244-0088
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-2802
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Il Punto Ristorante
1. Convenient
"few blocks from the Javits Center it was an oasis in the neighborhood"
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2. Excellent Service
"White table cloth, clean, cozy atmosphere with very attentive service."
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3. Signature Dish
" I had the timballo, a pasta dish like lasagna but lighter."
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Needed somewhere to eat pre theatre on very short notice. Telephones and they found table of x2 of us immediately. Very good and attentive service. They knew we were in a rush and did everything to have us fed and out in time for theatre....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NinoCarp
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Just wanted to add to the great reviews here...We went tonight after a Broadway show Saturday matinee - perfect walking distance. Andrea was wonderful in helping us make wine and menu selections. My husband and I both had “adventurous” pasta dishes which we really enjoyed....More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Antonio R, General Manager at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Grazie MIlle, thank you for taking the time to write a few words on us! We enjoyed your company too! ciao!

Reviewed 2 days ago

NO reservation during Christmas and these folks sat my family of four without hesitation- despite a busy evening @ the restaurant. The apps and entrees were tremendous, carefully crafted, and uniquely presented! Terrific service and wonderful fare! Like visiting Italy, what an amazing dish the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sportellini
Reviewed 2 days ago

Il Punto Risorante on 9th Ave and 38th St. is cozy, has delicious food, excellent service, reasonable prices, and is walking distance from the theaters and Time Square. What more could you ask? It did feel like we were in Italy, as others have pointed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I discovered this little gem on tripadvisor. The wait staff and all personnel were extremely friendly and helpful. Our dinner was really good. The artichoke appetizer was delicious. The salad with strawberries and candied pecans really outstanding. I got the red snapper...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank joele919
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is a bit too large to be cosy. The quality of dishes is ok, but not very special. What we did not like is a gentle form of cheating: potato dices in the octopus salad, inferior olive oil in the table botles (or even...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HansBrinker
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great dining experience that made us feel as if we were in Italy. The food is delicious, and there are many seafood dishes. They have some very local dishes that you wouldn't expect to find on a menu in the US. The service couldn't...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank alanisinecuador
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would totally recommend. Excellent food, small menu but well thought out and executed impeccably. Staff were attentive and couldn’t do enough for you. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I5271DCkatep
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel and wow was it worth it. It was fully booked and we were offered to sit at the bar for our meal. Perfect, we had the bar waiter as our personal waiter, Daniel could not have been...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank iwells6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had 3 different plates. The minestrone soup, stuffed artishkos and the lamb chops. All were great. Service is professional from the minute you step in trough the door to the minute you leave.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roy F
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Response from udiz59 | Reviewed this property |
‫Yes it’s ok‬
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Response from vedra2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not even because it is not a Trattoria but a classy Restaurant and to be sure that nobody bores you , you can book the innermost tables at the restaurant. Enjoy your Friday !
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Hello ! Thank you for this question. Please email us and we'll send you the wine list. Grazie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-2802
    (38th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on the block of the restaurant on 9th Avenue and corner of 38th Street. On 42nd Street - A,B,C,D, E and F trains nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Hell's Kitchen
  • Neighbourhood: Hell's Kitchen
  • Phone Number: +1 212-244-0088
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Your escape to Italy is here, in Midtown Manhattan, at Il Punto Ristorante. Our lunch and dinner menus feature fresh, homemade pastas, seafood, poultry, and veal. Accompany your meal with a selection from our wine list, and a delicious dessert! Il Punto features a main dining room, a full Bar, and two small dining rooms perfect for private events, meetings or celebrations. Buon Appetito!
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