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Giovanni Venti Cinque Restaurant

25 E 83rd St, New York City, NY 10028-0421
+1 212-988-7300
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (23 reviews)
“biscotti” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Seafood
25 E 83rd St, New York City, NY 10028-0421
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

After visiting several museums in the area, we were looking for a quiet place to have lunch. Stumbled onto Giovanni on this quiet side street. What a wonderful surprise. Food was great. Service attentive. Nice wine selection. Ended up spending 2 hours, and enjoyed this...More

1  Thank kauaigirl65
Reviewed 18 September 2011

Pros: Excellent food; attentive serivce; near to Met; $25 lunch outstanding Cons: Some tables for 4 seem very small; dinner may be less of a bargain

1  Thank mclpcm
Reviewed 9 May 2011

I happened upon this restaurant on my way to view Savage Beauty at the Met. It is an elegant establishment with a diverse menu. I had the caprese appetizer special which I enjoyed. What stood out for me was the fish special - delicately seasoned...More

1  Thank jotravelsnow
Reviewed 21 November 2010

I went to Giovanni Venti Cinque in october 30 - after our (good) meal, I received the bill with 15% included (nobody ask me before), paid it in full - and the owner told me - in NYC you must to pay gratuity!!! It's true...More

4  Thank RSzel
Reviewed 12 May 2010

We found this hotel by lucky closer to Met. We're delighted by an typical Italian atmosphere, an excellent wine list and very special food. I ate an Ossobuco that I can't forget :) The service was more than 5 stars, something difficult to find ......More

1  Thank ArtCapella
Reviewed 24 February 2010

Upscale, civilized Northern Italian with excellent food, outstanding service and worm atmosphere. It feels like home..

Thank patzie
Reviewed 2 April 2008

This is truly a spectacular dining experience. The food is absolutely wonderful, the setting intimate and charming, the service world-class. There are only a few table, and the staff makes everyone feel special. It's a few bucks more than other local Italian restaurants, but that's...More

1  Thank m12345Nyc
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Reviewed 19 February 2008

It's a nice enough place, but the service is a little too brusque, the decor a little too old fashioned and the food a little too quick out of the kitchen to leave me with a contented feeling. But if you don't mind overpaying a...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2007

We came into NYC for the day on a Saturday. We planned to spend some time at the Metropolitan Museum of Art then meet visiting family on Broadway for dinner and a play. We knew the touristy place that was picked out for a niece...More

2  Thank ct-rebel
Reviewed 19 February 2007

Romantic upscale Italian with fine food and excellent friendly service. If you like truffles, you'll always find them at GIOVANNI'S.

1  Thank raffagio
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 80
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 E 83rd St, New York City, NY 10028-0421
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-988-7300
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