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234 W 56th St, Between 8th Avenue & Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-4302
+1 212-265-2610
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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234 W 56th St, Between 8th Avenue & Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-4302
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner here and were wowed by how beautifully understated it was. The food was flavorful and plentiful, the service was timely and personable, and the ambiance felt warm and cozy. Well worth the moderate price!

Thank motaff
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Went with a friend to this restaurant. A small restaurant with a lovely ambience. The food was absolutely lovely.

Thank dpdp2015
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner recently visited Basso56 twice during our stay in New York City. We were looking for an authentic Italian restaurant and found Basso56. The restaurant itself is situated below the street and is decorated tastefully. The staff are truly beautifully people who...More

1  Thank Conor C
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and atmosphere. The waiters were extremely polite and we went three times! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to any tourists and people that want good Italian food!

2  Thank callumfiler03
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We ate here because we had a broadway to attend nearby. The menu selection was good, service great, and food was good as well. The portions are appropriate - not too big but not enough to bring a take out bag. It's in a very...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on location, close to our hotel and Carnegie hall. We had reservations for 5:45 and were seated immediately. It is a small space but didn't feel cramped. Service was amazing and the food outstanding. Portion sizes were perfect, no doggie...More

1  Thank CapeCodBonBon
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We went here because we were staying nearby and because of the TripAdvisor reviews. While I wouldn’t rate it five stars, nor the food as gourmet, the dishes were large and well-prepared. The grilled calamari over eggplant was excellent. The shrimp and cannelini beans was...More

1  Thank Gailyn63
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We used to live in NYC area and have eaten at many Italian restaurants around the city. This is among the best! It’s a sleek upscale urban environment - a long and narrow restaurant with a large glass case of wines on display. First we...More

Thank Clare46408
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

A very good local New York Restaurant. Service is above average. As always the food is excellent. Fish and pasta is a must. A great place to have a late dinner with friends or family. They also have a wonderful wine list. Reservations a must....More

Thank donroquefort
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We were actually looking for the Russian Tea Room, however, in my friends guide book there was a typo which led us to this place. Because it was raining outside and the host was accommodating we decided to sit at the bar to eat. Great...More

Thank Waltra L
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Response from karen_evans2011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely but you would need to book.
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Response from Rebecca M | Reviewed this property |
No dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 W 56th St, Between 8th Avenue & Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-4302
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-2610
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