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Il Punto Ristorante

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Your escape to Italy.
Hours:

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Mon - Fri12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

General Info:
Come discover authentic italian cuisine AT IL punto RISTORANTE. OUR menu features fresh pastas. Grilled and roasted seafood. Poultry. Veal and homemade desserts. An extensive wine list and a full BAR.
Extra Phones:

Phone: (917) 924-1383

Phone: (212) 564-4950

Fax: (212) 564-0001

Fax: (212) 244-3058

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“IL punto” translated in italian means “the point”. When owner and seasoned restaurateur. Antonino Pecora. First established IL punto RISTORANTE in 2004. HE envisioned this AS the place. “the destination point”. Where visitors from near and FAR CAN come enjoy a true italian culinary experience. HE wanted to share a love for HIS country. Culture and a passion for good food. We MAY NOT BE able to Bring YOU to ITALY…BUT we CAN Bring Italy to YOU! we invite YOU to make IL punto your destination for lunch or dinner. House made fresh pastas and baked BREADS…GRILLED or roasted seafood. Poultry. And VEAL…SOUPS. Salads. Incredible desserts. We offer a variety of menus to choose from including lunch. Dinner. PRE fixe business lunch menu. PRE fixe theatre menu. And a dessert menu. …IL punto features a separate full BAR with seating for eight coming alone? meeting a friend? have a drink AT the BAR before having a seat AT your table or simply enjoy a casual meal. Cappuccino or dessert AT OUR comfortable and friendly BAR.
Payment method:
discover, amex, visa, all major credit cards, master card, debit, diners club
Location:
Located on the corner of 38th Street and 9th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, our Italian restaurant is just 3 short blocks from the Jacob Javits Center, a couple of blocks from Times Square, Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, Port Authority and the famed Theater District.
Neighborhoods:
Midtown Manhattan, Garment District
Amenities:
No
Languages:
English, Italian, Russian, Spanish
AKA:

II Punto Restaurant

Il Punto Restaurant

Categories:
Italian Restaurants, Bars, Mediterranean Restaurants, Taverns, Night Clubs, Restaurant Delivery Service, Caterers, Take Out Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, Bar & Grills, Pasta, Sandwich Shops, Restaurants

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07/08/2009
Homemade pasta and dessert here

Great chicken. The pollo Assut is great. The timballo exquisite. The tortellini forget about it! I want to try the whole menu if I can :) This is the best Italian food I had for a very long time.

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04/14/2009
pastasider

this place is really a gem. It has great seafood pasta and awesome dessert. I learn it's made inhouse and that everything is imported. The wine was great and I love the staff and atmosphere. It's perfect for dinner and drinks. I had couple of glass of wine with my friends and stay after dinner the enjoyed the after dinner drinks and calm and breezy atmosphere. Luv this place.

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10/19/2008
Greatest place in the area

This place came a long way since its beginnings. I've been living in the neighborhood and kept going there quite often and experienced all kinds of treatment from their staff but the food never ever disappointed me. I love their pastas, so light and flavorful! Their Mora Di Gelsi salad, crabcakes and seafood salad are my staples. The best news is that the management changed recently and it made all the difference! Th... view more

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08/31/2008
Good food - but their prices are higher than shown on their website.

The food was good. The service was just OK. We asked for our pasta to be served after our appetizers. Instead, they brought it at the same time as our appetizers. Be aware that their prices are higher than shown on Menupages and their own website.

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05/05/2008
Perfect dining experience!

Food was great, portions were perfect (large without excess), wine was good, service was wonderful, and they even brought our group champagne at the end of the meal. The only thing that wasn't great was the area--the restaurant is a little secluded from the busy streets, but it's worth the extra distance. I would definitely come back!

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05/05/2008
Yikes!!

After we were seated by the hostess we began looking over the menu and suddenly we were approached by another hostess and asked if we had reservations, as if we were not welcome. At this point the restaurant was maybe 1/3 filled. It took quite a while for a server to come over and take our drink order. During dinner the manager continued to circulate throughout the restaurant hovering uncomfortably over every table. ... view more

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04/21/2008
great food

Osteria Gelsi is one of the places that really needs to change the management team. The owner and the chef of the place is always there, I tend to think he is a practical joker, and quite antagonistic to his staff... Therefore, the service is horrible (if anything, I recommend eating at the bar). But if you like great food, you should give it a try, because that is something that makes this spot exceptional. Parpadel... view more

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10/30/2007
Service and Attitude are Terrible

I?ve never written a review before, but I was so annoyed by the ""tude"" of the owner that I decided to write this review. The problems started when the hostess told me that she couldn?t find my reservation. In fact, not only did we have a reservation, but the hostess had already seated part of my party (although she kept insisting that I was the first to arrive). When the owner came over and discovered her mistak... view more

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03/11/2007
Overpriced and Overrated

We happened to pass by Osteria Gelsi on a Friday night before seeing a show. There are not a lot of great places to eat on 9th avenue and in the 30s, so Osteria Gelsi was a site for sore eyes. We stepped in and requested a table for 2. We did not have a reservation, so were given a table by the door. After the cold draft became bothersome we asked to move and were seated at a better table. We ordered some wine (... view more

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11/19/2006
Pretty Good food - depressing neighboorhood - mediocre service

Focused my meal on the pastas & chicken - found the Lasanga to be excellent - though tiresome and overly meaty toward the end. Other pastas were good. Risotto lacked pizzaz. Given its location in this somewhat dilapidated neighborhood, the food was better than expected - but service was less than speedy or attentative. Also saw other customers asked to take inferior tables at 3pm when clearly the restaurant was n... view more

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