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Il Bagatto

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192 E 2nd St, New York City, NY 10009-7737
+1 212-228-0977
11:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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225 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2014

First of all, the 192 East 2nd Street location of Il Bagatto has closed and become something else. Il Bagatto has merged with the adjacent wine bar called Il Posto Accanto at 190 East 2nd Street where they have a totally different menu but will make you food from the old Il Bagatto menu if you ask. They also still... More 

Thank ywnyny
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for a true neighborhood gem, this is it. Unpretentious and easy to dismiss if you're not careful, Il Bagatto has an amazingly sophisticated and simple menu with an even more impressive wine selection. You may order big or small plates so you can choose the number of flavors you want to try. Friendly and knowledgeable staff also... More 

Thank LeoNYtravel
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40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Had the pleasure of dining at il Bagatto the other day after a long hiatus. Would the restaurant have the same warmth, unpretentiousness, and honest cooking that I remember from years ago? Would the bruschetta have the same simple complexity that wowed me years back? Was il Bagatto simply a passing fad in a gantries neighborhood? Il Bagatto hasn't lost... More 

Thank Rolly10
St. Augustine, Florida
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

About a year ago, while visiting NYC we dined next door at "Il Posto Accanto" (owned by the same family) and that was really good. They told us about "Il Bagatto" and how the food s was also really good; so this year we made reservations about a month ago(good thing) and had dinner there on Friday Evening. Well, you... More 

Thank Skyking09
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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402 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2013 via mobile

Located in the lower Mahattan this Restaurant deliver me an unexpected great quality of food and service. In command all time by it owner JULIO. In the basement have a nice Bar where you can have a drink before and / or after dinner. Very good price - quality ratio. Recommended

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New York City, New York
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469 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2013

Il Bagatto has a short, well-curated menu. Much of their pasta is homemade and served in deliciously straightforward sauces. The tagliolini with seafood is particularly good. The dining room is warm and inviting, but also not very big - which means reservations are essential on the weekend. During the week, it's not that difficult to get a table though.

Thank slsnyc
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2013

Fantastic soup and pasta although didn't feel overly welcomed. Definitely more a local hangout ith devotees but worth a vista.

Thank Chris60V
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012 via mobile

I made reservations here based on NY Magazine's review and TripAdvisor reviews. I was VERY tempted to leave within minutes of getting there, but was ultimately glad we stayed. We were waiting for our NYC 20-something kids and a couple who are friends of ours and live in NYC. We went to the quaint bar in the basement level to... More 

Thank paytonplace
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298 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2012

My partner and I had intended to go to Il Posto Accanto but went in the wrong doorway and ended up in Il Bagatto! To start with, we were served delicious Italian breads with a "dip" of fine olive oil & balsamic vinegar to go with our prosecco. We were supplied with more of the same without asking. Good service!... More 

Thank MartinW_Dublin
orlando, fl
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012 via mobile

The marinara sauce was fabulous! Service awesome! Everyone was so polite, fun and wonderful! Amazing atmosphere! Quaint and cozy!!!

Thank soccertravel33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 E 2nd St, New York City, NY 10009-7737
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-228-0977

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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