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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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“pasta” (90 reviews)
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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 today

We were two visitors in New York from England bored with overpriced steaks, burgers and flabby oversized pizzas. On Saturday night we stumbled into a little haven of delicious food, relaxed atmosphere and great gin and tonic. The food was totally delicious, my seafood risotto...More

Thank Caroline O
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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

Thank jfm4795
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 via mobile

Great Italian Restaurant in Time Square West with dishes from Sicily. Be sure to ask for Simone and Andrea.

Thank Norm R
Reviewed 3 days ago

I don't know where to begin here. Absolutely incredible dining experience. Top notch food. Top notch presentation of the food. Staff was friendly. Ambience was very nice. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. Our party of 5 was all impressed by how good the food...More

Thank VaBeachLocal
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ok. The owner Antonio and his stalf wonderful. Simone was awesome. But the pasta was incredible. The chicken crocante was the best chicken I have ever had. If you are a scarpiello lover try it! The veal was amazing and the Tira Miasuou was one...More

Thank Hiatrides
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant is small enough to feel quaint, and big enough to not feel crowded. The food choices were sublime, and Idar’s service was tremendous - we will be back again.

Thank edwardrdonovan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife, two teenage boys and I had a great meal here after a long day of touring around the city. We loved the minestrone, sea bass special, salmon and paccheri! The paccheri was a large ziti with an exceptional bolonaise bakes and covered with...More

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 1 week ago

An evening at IL Punto was the utmost dining experience. We arrived on a Saturday night around 6:30. It was early enough for the restaurant to still be a bit low key, creating a relaxed and romantic atmosphere. We were seated in the back room,...More

Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant the day after an incredibly disappointing (& over priced) meal at Patsy's and what a refreshing change. If Sinatra was still with us, I reckon he'd have switched his allegiance too! I enjoyed the 3-course taster menu and my favourite dish was...More

Thank RedhedWales
Reviewed 1 week ago

To be fair, the food, except for a non-descript caesar salad and my burned fish, was excellent. The side of Papardelle was fresh and beautifully cooked, the Rucola E Pera salad was excellent as was the Paccheri Al Ragu and the Il Timballo. One party...More

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Response from udiz59 | Reviewed this property |
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31 July 2018|
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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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5 April 2017|
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Response from 85buongustaio85 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
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, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • 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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