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“Exceptional Italian Food”
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Ranked #1,217 of 13,735 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$80
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
New York City, New York
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Exceptional Italian Food”
Reviewed 26 February 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Excellent service and Italian food. Food quality is very consistent and service is always very good. I have ordered take out as well from Ecco and the food is always ready in about 20 minutes. Favorites include Hot Antipasto, Chicken Fiorentina and the Penne with broccoli rabe and sausage.

Visited February 2014
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English first
Whitetop, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
162 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Tribeca Treasure”
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We loved this small, intimate Italian restaurant. My sister recommended the restaurant and we're glad we followed her advice. The menu is large and well organized and the specials board was loaded. The waitstaff were helpful, polite, and knowledgable. We ordered Caesar salads and a spinach salad with pancetta. Salads were crisp with flavorful dressings. We also ordered a very nice Chianti. They have a very nice wine list as well as a full bar. My husband and I split a delicious Scaloppine alla Pizzaiola which was tender and served in a very nice tomato sauce with a very slightly creamy texture. Another dish ordered was the lamb shank special. It was wonderful! Tender, flavor packed, and served with a tasty risotto. The three of us split Tiramisu. This is my favorite dessert and this one did not disappoint. What a nice fine in Tribeca!

  • Visited February 2014
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New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
197 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
Reviewed 31 December 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Everything was excellent, including the food, service and even the transportation getting downtown. We will be back ASAP

Visited December 2013
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New York, New York, United States
Level 6 Contributor
136 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“I wanted to like it”
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Ecco is an old-time mainstay in Tribeca with a dining room and decor straight from the 1950s and over the top service right out of the Godfather. But, the food is just ok. The dishes are Italian classics; it's the execution that's lacking. My pasta was overcooked. My scampi, too. It's just not worth the price.

  • Visited November 2013
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New York City, New York, USA
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great Italian in Tribeca”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Love this little restaurant. I got introduced few years ago through a business lunch. Since then I have been going back for dinners. Dishes are well prepared and come with cordial service. The place is not big so it gets filled quick. It can gets noisy, but it is an Italian restaurant. Reservation is a good idea, or just walk in. It has a small bar where you can sip wine while you wait.

I could dine on their bread, olives, cheese and wine. Should you need more filler, Try their pasta meals which are great. I highly recommend penne and clams with white sauce or linguini frutti di mare.

  • Visited September 2013
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