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181 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3331 (Greenwich and Hudson)
+1 212-966-5939
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 22:45
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried this place, while at the 9/11 memorial, about a 15 min walk, great personality, good to great food, small quaint, good traffic, would recommend, a little pricey.

Thank Joe J
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Visited here on our last night in NYC. Sat in the window seat and watched New York go by while eating the best Italian food we've had since visiting Rome a few years ago. Daughter is still raving about her ravioli and the gelato she had for dessert.

Thank JRHV
New York City, New York
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Having been a regular customer of Max's for the past few years, I am inclined to give a poor rating based on my experience today. The restaurant has a Sun dried tomato Gnocchi (on the Special menu) and I ordered it. Most Goncchi items are priced in the $16-$18 range. However, when reviewing my check, I was shocked to find... More 

Thank Gopal-Venkat
Rome, Italy
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288 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We came here for drinks after a concert and then decided to have a pepperoni pizza too, and we fell in love with the place. The staff is incredibly friendly and the service personal and efficient. The place is small and so cosy, it reminds me of one of my favourite restaurants in Rome. They had excellent wine choices and... More 

Thank Ange516
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127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It is my son's favorite Italian place and I can see why. Tried it with him and a friend on a nice winter day and the coziness of the place was welcoming. The capresse salad is a never miss. The spaghetti marinaio is a bit on the spicy side. The eggplant parmigiana was an excellent choice (next time). And the... More 

Thank Seeseej
Madrid, Spain
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Quite short menu.. simple offer and QUITE expensive. Tiramisu 11 Dollars. Beer 8. Really not worth it.

Thank alvgarci
Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Came here on a tip and glad I did. My old college roommate that used to live in NYC texted me telling me to get here if I had the time. I did just that. Got a Peroni to start to accompany the olive oil and bread to munch on while my food was being prepared. Got the lasagna, as... More 

Thank elisepeterson
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Ate here before visiting One World Trade Centre as just around the corner. A group of 5 of us were squeezed around a small wooden table in the window, which I really liked. A much more sociable feel than being in a stuffy place with table cloths. Down to earth, non fussy food. We all had different pasta dishes that... More 

Thank traceythomas64
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
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167 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The rustic and intimate table placement gives the restaurant a very comfortable feel. The service was prompt, knowledgeable and friendly. The food was exactly as described and perfectly prepared.

Thank mbrichter
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We visited here as a family before going up the One World Observatory which is just a short walk away. The restaurant is quite small but has a very relaxed atmosphere. We had a small table in the window where you could just see the antenna of the One World Observatory above the buildings opposite. We were greeted very quickly... More 

Thank steph666t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3331
    (Greenwich and Hudson)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-966-5939

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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?

Staying in TriBeCa

Neighbourhood Profile
What’s in a name? In this case it is the unique title of “Triangle Below Canal Street” that became a popular nickname in the 1970s. An attractive neighbourhood filled with handsome lofts on the edge of the Financial District, this lovely slice of Manhattan offers plenty of fine dining experiences and art galleries. Plus, it’s home to the city’s most exciting film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, that takes place here every year. TriBeCa is a great place to take a leisurely stroll before stopping into one of the many local restaurants or bars for a satisfying meal and cocktail. You’ll see families out for an afternoon walk, and don’t be surprised to come up with the occasional celebrity sighting. With such a great vibe, many of the city’s most famous residents call this neighbourhood home.
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