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Il Cena'Colo

228 S Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY 12550-2571
+1 845-564-4494
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“truffle pasta” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“rabbit” (3 reviews)
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228 S Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY 12550-2571
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Reviewed 23 June 2013

This is a wonderful local restaurant specializing in Northern Italian. Always plenty of specials. The food preparation is top shelf. A little pricey, not too, too bad, but well worth it. The wait staff is very professional and the drinks are well mixed. I have...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Since we live in the county, I didn't read trip advisor before going as hubbie & friends had been several times. This was my first time. Reading about length of stay & service - I am now apprehensive to return as planned w/another couple for...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Il Cena'Colo is one of the best Italian restaurants I have had the pleasure of dining in...never had a meal that I didn't rave about...from the appetizers (grilled asparagus, buffalo mozarella) and the risotto (any which way), osso bucco, the rabbit!...a incredible dining experience...granted, very...More

Thank GCPlate
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Food is really top shelf. As others have said the waiter and the owner served us. He gave us an extensive list of "Specials but no prices". I found that the veal was quite good. TShe service was beyond reproach. This is not a palce...More

Thank Gerald D
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I can't say enough about this wonderful restaurant. The service is always phenomenal (usually with Cricket...she's great!). The food is absolutely delicious. You're definitely going to pay more for a meal here than in some of the other restaurants in the area, but for the...More

Thank Emptynesters09
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Fourth and probably last time at Il Cena'Colo. First of all, I agree with a previous comment regarding the "special " prices. They should mention them before paying. Service was very good as usual. Waiters memorize the list of specials to impress and they do...More

Thank JLadNJ
Reviewed 19 December 2012

We were told the restaurant was great by friend. There were four in our party and all four meals were bad. Don't know why we never went back again. If one meal was bad it could just be that meal but when 4 out of...More

1  Thank beakie5
Reviewed 16 December 2012

Any restaurant that gets a rave review from the New York Times, is frequented by the A-List glitterati, and is probably the best up-scale Italian place in miles cannot be taken lightly. They've earned the accolades and have consitently sustained the art of food and...More

3  Thank NYorkAl
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Had a girls lunch and due to the high prices, we thought we would give it a try during restaurant week with a prix fix menu. The wait staff was slow and not very professional for an upper scale restaurant. Our apps were good, but...More

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 4 December 2012

We had a reservation at this establishment for 8:30pm. We decided to get there 30 minutes early and enjoy a drink at the bar. The drinks were good but the bartender was unfriendly. The hostess approached us once close to our reservation time to say...More

2  Thank RinnA85
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 S Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY 12550-2571
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Newburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 845-564-4494
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Since 1988, Il Cenacolo has brought the taste of Northern Italy to the Hudson Valley. Celebrating the simplicity of classic Tuscan cuisine, its menu offers traditional recipes, presented with sophistication and mastery. The finest ingredients are prepared so their flavor shines through. Following Italy's guiding philosophy, every part of the meal is a culinary experience. Of the many notable dishes on the menu, Polletto al limone, Filetto al pepe nero, and Risotto alla pirata are renowned throughout the region.
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