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38 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10014-1803 (Between Jane and West 12th Streets)
+1 212-366-6633
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 00:00
Fri 17:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Bayside, New York
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, heavy on the seasoning/salt side, appetizers > entrees, good space for parties of 2-4 people. Ambiance: Dim, busy, lout but not too loud. Tables are very close to one another, 8~10inches apart. Food: Had 2 apps, BONE MARROW and CHARRED OCTOPUS; 2 entrees TAJARIN ALLA CARBONARA and RISOTTO ALLA PILOTA; Red Wine suggested by our server. The Bone... More 

Thank Steven L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by after the NYC boat show. The food and the service was excellent. Started with the bruchetta , endive salad , sun chokes and grilled octopus (wow!). My wife had the pasta special ravioli and I had the carbonara pasta which was outrageous. Top that off with a shared almond cake and espresso and I could not move. Can't... More 

Thank creekdog
New York
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tiny West Village restaurant has everything you need for a great night out. The pasta is so fresh, the sauces perfect and the wines delicious. Tip : you need to make a reservation here as it is always full!

Thank AJinNewYork
Livingston, New Jersey
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294 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to get a reservation bc space is small. You will be seated once entire party arrives. Had the branzino and found it to be wet. The arugula salad was very tasty. Should have had the pasta. My sense is that pasta is what one should have at dell'anima.

Thank AmyC723
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently ate at this Restaurant from the time we walked in to the time left we left you felt that we had been dining there for many years Bella our server was outstanding !!

Thank Rob M
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

My best friend used to live directly across the street from Dell'Anima, being an East Village resident, I never cared too much to visit, but when I was meeting a friend for dinner I decided why not pick a place I had never been. Ahhh Dell'Anima, small, cozy, laced with amazing tunes,an open kitchen, attracts a hard working/good looking crowd,... More 

Thank Sheena B
New York
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

It's amazing watching the chef and cooks working, probably the most efficient and smallest kitchen in NYC. Their passion and dedication show and the energy levels at this cozy restaurant is unbeatable. Just had the best tenderest steak ever last night. Their salads are portioned just right and the flavors of the dressing are fresh, crisp and savory. Been here... More 

Thank MadeinNewY0rk
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The room is always packed on the weekend (and for good reason). Amazing service, extensive wine list, delicious food. Make sure to reserve a table. We sat at half-past 11 PM and we're still thankful we thought ahead. Start with the various bruschetta!

Thank KodyFromKtown
Austin, Texas
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Intimate fine Italian dining that was delicious, well priced and fun! After an outrageously expensive Italian dinner at Del Posto, we found this to be a breath of fresh air. The short ribs were better than I've ever had.

Thank ERG0716
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were referred to this restaurant by one of my wife's colleagues and we are glad he did. The food was very tasty and served in a very friendly way. Down to earth food is part of the menu to most tastes including some excellent desserts all served in a very friendly atmosphere.

Thank Rui A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10014-1803
    (Between Jane and West 12th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: A, C, E & L trains to 14th Street/8th Avenue and 1, 2 & 3 trains to 14th Street/7th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-366-6633

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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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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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