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665 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-7430
+1 212-665-5348
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“sardines” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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665 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-7430
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Reviews (151)
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Excellent. While NYC is awash with Italian restaurants, this one sails miles above most of its competitors

Thank Andreas K
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Being in the area and fancying pasta this was the ideal choice for a reunion of friends. We arrived early due to their no reservation policy. Side note - this place ONLY takes cash. The waiter was attentive and helpful. Whilst I opted for one...More

Thank BryceRogers
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Whenever I am in NY, I try to dine at Gennaro and have never been disappointed. The food is fresh, nicely seasoned, pasta is homemade. For NY, the prices are reasonable. I happen to prefer small, intimate restaurants rather than large celebrity owned or Corporate,...More

Thank sanlee1007
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I eat here a lot, and like to bring out of town friends to Gennaro because it's an unpretentious, casual, neighborhood restaurant that serves food that equals the best Italian restaurants in NYC at half the price. Very extensive menu which is supplemented by a...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This restaurant has been in the same location for years (although it doubled in size some years back) and it continues to set the standard. Cash only, no reservations, and the food is excellent. I would say that it is a little calmer than it...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My wife & I recently bought a little pied de terre on Central Park West at 99th Street, and have been exploring the neighborhood seeking out all the conveniences and opportunities it provides. One very nice find was Gennaro, a cozy little place with some...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 8 December 2016

wonderful food. You should arrive early otherwise it will most likely be very crowded and loud. one of the best Italian restaurants in Manhattan !

Thank George E
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a go to for a solid uws italian restaurant. We enjoyed the pasta and all of the seafood dishes.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The calamari was not as good as my first visit but the food is very very good. The service is good but they don't take credit cards so hit the ATM first.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The food was fair but the bartender was not. My friend and I were seated at the bar while we waited for our table and although we were right in front of him he ignored us until I ordered a bottle of wine. I also...More

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 40
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-7430
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-665-5348
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