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Risotteria Melotti NYC

309 E 5th St, Btw 1st and 2nd Avenue , East Village, New York City, NY 10003-8825
+1 646-755-8939
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (53 reviews)
“rice” (19 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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309 E 5th St, Btw 1st and 2nd Avenue , East Village, New York City, NY 10003-8825
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve walked past this place about 500 times and always intended to try it. Finally I made it there last week and really enjoyed it. I’m not going to totally rave about it as I thought is was really good but not excellent. I got...More

Thank HiddenGem22
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Ok, first off this place is entirely GLUTEN FREE! This is a nice surprise when it comes to having celiac disease. With that being said: my risotto was super salty. I tried the other kinds that my friends were eating thinking it was just mine......More

Thank PL2016
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We needed a restaurant that was walking distance to the Orpheum Theatre, since we had tickets to Stomp, that took reservations. Though we were not sure about a place whose entrées were mostly risotto, this restaurant turned out to be an excellent choice. (They do...More

Thank AsiaFanCalifornia
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Nice Cozy atmosphere, terrific food & choices, best variety of Risotto i ever had! Fine wines, small place, reasonable, location excellent, e 5th st lower east side, a real neighborhood spot, feels like being in Italy! nice desserts & cafes! also they serve Steak &...More

Thank Marilyn b
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Voluptuous beyond belief is the Black Truffle Festival 2018 at Risotteria Melotti. Appetizers, main courses and, yes, even a desert, featuring summer black truffles from Umbria,each course on the menu paired with a lovely Italian wine that shows off the dish. Appetizer: shaved truffles, grilled...More

Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Cosy atmosphere in a nice neighborhood. But as being a full focus risotto place this didn’t impress us. We have had better risottos in other places. The food was good but nothing special. Serving sizes were also quite small for the price charged. Whine was...More

Thank Björn G
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

As a coeliac, I researched gluten free restaurants in New York before leaving home (Melbourne, Australia). One of the restaurants I had chosen which my family unanimously voted was the best in the 7 nights of our stay and therefore was the one we decided...More

Thank Agatha153
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I an excellent experience here on a Friday night. I had risotto with scallops, basil, and sun-dried tomatoes. My husband had risotto with chicken, bacon, and asparagus. We split the prolifitoles for dessert. The food was delicious, and the portion sizes were...More

Thank alicia4134
Reviewed 26 April 2018

My daughter is Celiac so she only can eat Gluten Free. We feasted on the meals and desserts. You would forget they are all GF! Truly the best hidden secret in NYC. Great ambiance, great food and even better price!!! PS. Bread basket included and...More

Thank bigdano59
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

After the delicious experience in Melotti Verona, we must to try it during vacations in NYC. Although place is rather a small we feel so warm and comfortable. We have enjoyed all vegetarian versions of risotto, while our baby’s favorite was rice bread)

Thank Elena G
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John O
30 May 2017|
Response from Sonya S | Reviewed this property |
No, there is definitely wine, and I think there may be a full bar.
John O
30 May 2017|
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Response from Risotteriamelottinyc | Property representative |
Dear John, We sell wine and beer. If you'd like to bring your own bottle of wine there is a cork fee of 15$ for each bottle. Thank you. Best Risotteria Melotti nyc
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 E 5th St, Btw 1st and 2nd Avenue , East Village, New York City, NY 10003-8825
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 646-755-8939
Risotteria melotti in new york is the dream of giuseppe melotti family, famous producers of rice in italy. Risotteria melotti offers a 100% gluten free cookery based on italian rice with a wide choice of risottos and rice based dishes. Situated in the east village, in tipical italian countryside style.
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