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Del Posto

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Del Posto Review

Much more formal than Babbo, Del Posto is Mario Batali's grown-up venue (in partnership with Lidia and Joe Bastianich), and the dining room—with its sweeping staircase, formal decor, and live tinkling from a baby grand—has the feel of an opulent hotel lobby. This is one of the most consistently dazzling special-occasion spots in the city and the food is stellar. There are a variety of set menus to choose from ($126 for four courses; $179 for eight courses; there are à la carte options for parties of four and under): pitch-perfect risotto is made fresh to order for two people or more; meat dishes like roasted veal chops are standout, and pastas are ethereal—all with Old World table-side service. For a smaller taste of the experience, come for a cocktail and sample the bargain bar menu.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 85 10th Ave., between 15th and 16th Sts. Meatpacking District, New York, NY 10004-2436 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/497–8090
  • Website:
  • Subway: A, C, E to 14th St.; L to 8th Ave.
  • Location: Meatpacking District

    Restaurant Details

  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-25-2014

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    Not FoodieWorthy

    A real disappointment. Food was lack lustre, wait staff unattentive and Del Posto is undeserving of all the fanfare! In a city that has truely amazing places to eat, don't bother with this one.

    by goodeater, 10/24/08

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