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355 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810 (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
+1 212-397-7597
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 15:00
Tue 16:30 - 00:00
Wed 16:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 15:00
Thu - Fri 16:30 - 00:00
Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of our favorite places for dinner in Midtown Manhattan. we try to make reservations when we visit the city for a show, a day trip or an overnight stay. The service is great, the menu is extensive, and the food is fantastic. The atmosphere is electric(at times hectic). I'd recommend Becco to anyone who wants to have a great... More 

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fairfield county, ct
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Famed chef Lidia Bastianich is the force behind Becco. Enjoy the lunch special which provides bottomless servings of the 3 daily special pastas.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice service, professional staff. The only pasta on the menu is a trio of pastas proceeded by antipasti or Caesar salad. Salad is fine, nothing special, and antipasti reported good. The main complaint is that two of the pastas were not even al dente but too undercooked. (I guess there is some expectation that the pasta continues to cook but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely fantastic meal. Definitely pre-book or expect a wait but it's worth it! We were in a bit of a rush as had theatre tickets so annoyed we couldn't spend more time in the great atmosphere but staff were so welcoming and really helped make it for us, especially as we were in a rush!

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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorites places to go to when in the city. Okay, okay - it may be on the tourist trap of Restaurant Row but if you know what to order, you're golden. They are known for the all you can eat pasta trio. WHO can eat that much pasta? They provide you with an awesome bread... More 

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new york
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought this would be a good choice in theater district. Very crowded and noisy. Food just average. Hot antipasto the best thing about dinner. Wine good for the price do not order chicken was rubbery and risotto mushy. There are better options in the area

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first time at this long time institution on Restaurant Row which I have avoided like the plague being a native Manhattanite. We went for the house special, caesar salad followed by the three pasta of the day (all you can eat). Two of the pastas were really good, but the rigatoni was a little watery. The salad... More 

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362 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 649 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here for both business and personal, diners and lunches over the years. I truly like this place. I was in Manhattan during the holidays on a Thursday to purchase four tickets from TKTS for the Phantom matinee. I decided to go to one of my favorite Italian restaurants for lunch without a reservation. My family of four... More 

Thank Tony J
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Great wine! Great service! Made a reservation because we had play tickets and didn't want to be late - servers were attentive to our schedule. A group of ten celebrating a coworker..there was something for everyone. A bottle of red and a bottle of white set the tone with hot antipasto and delicious olives. Some had the pasta... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting Tony's Di Napoli I I was disappointed at Becco. I watch Lydia cook all the time on TV and I had high expectations. The pasta was al dente and the sauces were good but not great. I got the all you can eat three pasta deal which seemed a good way to sample the cuisine. We got a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
    (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: All of the following trains stop at Times Square 42nd Street N/Q/W - 1/2/3 - A/C/E - 7 - S Upper East Side: Take the to Lexington Avenue/59th Street & transfer to the downtown to Times Square 42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-397-7597

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