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829 W.181st, Washington heights, New York City, NY
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“crostini” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (17 reviews)
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829 W.181st, Washington heights, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's all about the pasta in this neighborhood fave. It was really the first higher end place to open, so it's constantly packed. Service can be spotty and sometimes the food is mundane, but usually worth it.

Thank secondfloor
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Saggio is a wonderful New York City find. They are located in the shadow of the Washington Bridge and they are serving up authentic Italian cuisine in a very charming location. The food was terrific, the service was terrific, the wine list was a little...More

Thank Grant R
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

In 181 st, up uptown we found Very good italian simple food fair priced. Very nice atmosphere and service.

Thank Keren R
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Taken by a friend as an example of good neighbourhood restaurant it was mediocre tourist quality fare with local hidden gem prices The recipes are authentic but the execution was dull. Portions too big to compensate? It was really quite expensive given the low quality....More

Thank Lutte_Raisonnee
Reviewed 28 March 2017

First time at Saggio and will NOT be the last. Excellent food and good service. Thought they had beer and wine only but not the case. I was impressed in looking at reviews that the restaurant manager replied to folk who had some issues....seldom see...More

Thank JPM0713
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here after visit to the cloisters. All four of us loved it. Good service. Good food. Reasonably priced.

Thank trfromvirginia
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This was the only place that stayed open late in the neighborhood. It was my first time going there. I was so impressed with the decor, design, choice of Italian and Brazilian music in the background, and authentic Italian menu of course. Dishes looked and...More

Thank pvulano
Reviewed 29 November 2016

My sister and I were in NYC for the weekend and met up with a friend who lives in Washington Heights. He told us that he was taking us to a restaurant that had the best pancakes in NYC. We arrived around 11:00 AM and...More

Thank Zobie
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The food is very mediocre. The service is ok. The hostess had a very bad attitude with every person that walked in. Not going back.

Thank Aashna25
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Had very nice Saturday night dinner. Restaurant was very busy. Initial service could have been a little quicker, but overall it was good. Lasagna very good. Pasta with chicken also very good. Drinks and wine were fine. Definitely recommend.

Thank rxplus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 829 W.181st, Washington heights, New York City, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: 212-795-3080
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