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Puttanesca - CLOSED

859 9th Ave, at 56th Street, New York City, NY 10019-4453
+1 212-581-4177
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible10%
4 Jan 2014
“Nice room good Italian”
30 Dec 2013
“Inattentive Service and a strange Lunch/Brunch Menu”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
859 9th Ave, at 56th Street, New York City, NY 10019-4453
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

Nice room but tables for two too close together. Bread dip with pesto oil and anchovy excellent. Pasta special and fish special tasty. Wine list extensive and fairly priced. Dessert, pumpkin cheesecake a treat if you are a pumpkin fan.

Thank gorlinjay
Reviewed 30 December 2013

We have eaten here before and were always pleased, but something has changed. First off, the lunch/brunch menu is VERY Limited, and when we asked if we could order off the dinner menu, we were told that dinner was not served until 4:00 and the...More

Thank msobi
Reviewed 30 December 2013

We had been to Puttenesca before but it was several years back. We went last night after a show with a group of eight. The restaurant has expanded since we were last there and it is a very pleasant decor. It was nicely decorated for...More

Thank MeridenTravelers
Reviewed 18 December 2013

VERY INDIFFERENT service here on Monday night this week (December 16 2013) We were a table of three seated at 6:15pm with only three other tables occupied.We were handed a clipboard with specials which were verbatim (word for word) from the menu and at the...More

1  Thank Trinacriaalso
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Pumpkin ravioli, bread with pesto, fettuccine with Bolognese sauce, and pumpkin cheesecake with whipped cream and chocolate drizzle made a delicious Anniversary dinner. Nice atmosphere, pleasant wait staff. Reasonably priced.

Thank Biblib3
Reviewed 21 November 2013

From the outside it looked great. The menu looked good, but as soon as the server started questioning the menu, Malbec, what's that? A wine? No we don't have that.... Um, it's on the wine list... Oh oh prego ok mal. Bec. Ok and for...More

Thank Annette T
Reviewed 19 November 2013 via mobile

Atmosphere is modern and casual nice. Despite having a waiter who had difficulty understanding what I wanted off the menu, the food and service were pretty good. Overall, I would return - especially since there are few good restaurants in this area.

Thank drichrx
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Walking distance from most Broadway theaters and the Lincoln Center area, Puttanesca offers an excellent opportunity for relaxed pre-show dining. This newly-remodeled restaurant has floor-to-ceiling windows facing ninth avenue and 56th street (west side), which can be opened in good weather. The interior is creatively...More

Thank Projournalist
Reviewed 28 October 2013

This was my second time here. I went a few years ago and recall the space being cramped and the food being unremarkable. I ended up back here because my companions recalled it as good, so I went along. They have remodeled and so it...More

1  Thank nancynj
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Had brunch there today oct 27 2013 we were the first ones there we asked for seats by the window the waitres said it reserved we placed our orders and got coffee asked for refill they no refill we will be charged for another cup...More

2  Thank Thomas C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 859 9th Ave, at 56th Street, New York City, NY 10019-4453
    (56th Street)
  • Public Transportation: A,C,E train stops at 59th Street and 8 Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-4177
  • E-mail
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