Italian eatery with a downstairs club
Italian · East 50s · $$$
The Zagat Review
It's one “crazy” scene at this “pricey” Midtown Italian that rivals nearby sibling Tao as a “meet-and-mingle” hub for the “Botox-and-high-heels” set and the “expense-account suits” who love them; just bring “earplugs” and an appetite – the “garlicky” fare is “surprisingly good” – and then “go party” in the “thumping” downstairs club.
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hours Open Today · 7:30 PM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
7:30 PM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
location 39 East 58th Street, New York, NY 10022, USA phone +1 212-750-5588 website directions Get Directions
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Google Reviews
Great food, fun atmosphere and super friendly staff! When you find the perfect combination of quality food and service it's an amazing experience - to find it by surprise as a wayward tourist, it's astonishing. Tried a seafood pasta here and the quality of seafood was outstanding: prawns, scalops, and shrimp were all top notch. The staff were incredibly friendly: at one point we asked if a server would mind taking a photo of us - turns out she seriously knew how to use our beastly camera and was more than happy to try a couple different compositions. If you've exhausted your caloric reserves after endless wondering through Central Park, Lavo should be a top contender for a fun and tasty refueling stop :)
neil fisher · January 2, 2018
This is the definition of you pay for what you get. Food = A+. Guys looking to impress your lady at a nice Italian restaurant with great food ? Lavo is the place. Always have reservation trust me or you can wait 40 to 1 hour for a table. Its always supper packed.
k Amofah · March 9, 2018
UPDATE much better the third time. A better handling of lines. What the heck is wrong with you people you overbooked the event 09-23-17. The entrance to the club was disorder and chaos. One guard I overheard said " I don't need a reason to let you in" and the people had their tickets and didn't do anything wrong to justify the actions taken by the guard. Simply what was happening was people with tables were top priority ( no vip line) even though they were NOT next in line. This caused people who were next, to be physically pushed to the curb, then priority walks in and a scramble to fill that gap caused people to try and regain their spot. Honestly too crowded, poor handling of the line, but the bartenders and the male worker in the bathroom were professional and polite. MY MAIN ISSUE WAS THE CHAOTIC SCENE OUTSIDE TO ENTER, a and THE CROWDING INSIDE. From Miami, Panama City, Prague, Amsterdam, Atlantic City, and Chicago there was never a issue such as this.
Naruto Yolo · December 9, 2017