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Destino - CLOSED

891 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10022-8009
+1 212-751-0700
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
5 Sep 2013
“Coupon problem”
2 Sep 2013
“Absolutely the BEST ever Restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
891 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10022-8009
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11 - 20 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 2 May 2013

European ambiance in a New York city setting was our experience at Destino. We enjoyed our nice cozy table setting in the corner of the room. Lots of conversations filled the dining room and we marveled at the mural painted on the ceiling. We loved...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Being a veteran NYC visitor, I was looking for a new, interesting Italian restaurant in midtown and Destino certainly filled my need. Excellent food (try the house specialty meat balls; a meal in itself), wonderful service and an attentive waitstaff made this meal a "pleasant...More

Thank ShoeWizard
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I wasn't to happy about my choice, I wish I did better restaurant search. To pricy and not very exiting wine list. Food wasn't presented well, look a bit like in far far Astoria diner.

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I've eaten at this restaurant many times and it's always wonderful. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. The food is excellent. There are always great specials to chose from as well as the usual offerings. There a nice private room that will seat 15...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Pleasant staff and a good and varied menu. The food is very well prepared, fresh and flavorful, but it's expensive.

1  Thank ianrbruce
Reviewed 6 March 2013

This place is awesome. My friends and are had so much fun. We went for a dinner and we had amazing experience. The playlist was so very well selected, a mix of great Italian songs that went great as our dinner did. The cocktail list...More

1  Thank KathlynS
Reviewed 5 March 2013

We went to Destino last Friday. It was three of us. We didn't have reservation but hostess been really nice and gave us a table in 5 minutes. We enjoyed food and atmosphere. I order special black lobster ravioli. It was Delicious!!!!! Service was also...More

Thank neo B
Reviewed 27 January 2013 via mobile

Very nice restaurant overall. Good food and good service and good environment. Typical NYC inflated prices for some things but not terrible. Thanks for a nice dinner!

2  Thank emstraveler349
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Well, I don't think I have ever written any really bad reviews and posted them on tripadvisor until now. I eat out 200+ times a year. This was the worst experience I have had at any restaurant in at least a decade. Key staff members...More

3  Thank holzman
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Visiting the restaurant again I find it very consistent in the quality of food, presentation and service. The antipasto Tuscano was excellent once more. My wife had a frutti di mare, however, and was disapointed. The only disaponiting plate since we have been visiting Destino....More

1  Thank GrandeSanJuan
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 891 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10022-8009
    (50th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Lexington and 53rd Street Station: E or 6 Train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-751-0700
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