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Osteria Laguna Restaurant

209 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5701
+1 212-557-0001
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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209 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5701
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dine here twice while we were in NYC, were staying across the road and it was easy to get to due to the snow storm. The food was very good and service was great, asked for a recommendation on a glass of wine and...More

Thank das1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must start by saying that the food here is good. Its in a great location and it has a lovely atmosphere. BUT - the service is absolutely terrible!! I have been here twice now, the first time being around thanksgiving - this being the...More

2  Thank LC240692
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I was there for a business lunch and had a reservation. The woman at the front desk kept me waiting forever while I waited to check in, without even acknowledging me or looking up from her computer screen. When I finally (and politely) said “Excuse...More

1  Thank HonestEvaluator
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We came here on our first night in NYC battling jet lag. The food was very tasty - comfort-food style lasagne and pasta, and the service friendly. The wood-fired oven makes some interesting roaring noises! Overall, a nice place to eat on our first night,...More

Thank flyingporcupine
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Very stylish place, with roots in interior cultural design and the tasty cuisine of Venice, Italy. Our supper was so well presented and delicious. First: chianti and a salumeria platter (3 Italian 'cold cuts') with warm bread. Second: pear and spinach salad with goat cheese....More

Thank ButchEkstrom
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

While on holiday over Christmas in NYC, we booked a Christmas Eve dinner here based on proximity to our hotel and a recommendation from reception. What a find this was! Food was absolutely excellent as was the service and ambiance. Really top notch Italian fare...More

Thank Dromadamusic
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great staff great food. Nothing was too much trouble. We ate here a couple of times in a few days as the staff were so great.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 27 December 2017

There were 4 in our party and the waitstaff are very attentive. Bottle of Montelpulciano, main courses we had Risotto of the day, Spaghetti Vongole and Bianca Pizza. We all were very happy with our choices.

Thank Arthur M
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic. The food and service are ez emotional. I have been here before and they did not disappoint. Reservations recommended. Across the street from Westin and was convenient.

1  Thank Cindy_49
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We had pizza here last year as it is so handy for the Westin E42nd Street, literally opposite the hotel. It was so delicious that it was definitely on the list for our return visit. Although there are plenty of alternatives to pizza, pizza was...More

1  Thank Lianne H
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12 November 2016|
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Response from GarryW36 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry cannot answer that question, pop onto their website it may be on there
6 November 2016|
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Response from DiploNico | Reviewed this property |
It can be crowded on Friday nites, better to make a reservation in advance. And do not forget to check the dessert menu.
7 June 2016|
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Response from Rencat22 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice a children's menu. They seem very nice and I noticed one couple had a baby with them. You could always share a pizza or other food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5701
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: The 4, 5, 6, 7 & S Subways to 42nd Street/Grand Central.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-557-0001
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