Sant Ambroeus
Chic cafe/bar with northern Italian fare
Italian · NoLita · $$$
The Zagat Review
4.4
Food
4.1
Decor
4.1
Service
 
“Sophisticated” sorts are drawn to these “Milano-in-NY” cafes where “chichi” Italian nibbles are served in a “civilized” atmosphere; the “bustling” digs draw a “stylish” crowd that doesn't mind paying “sky-high prices” to “see and be seen.”
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hours Open Today · 8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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Monday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
location 265 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012, USA phone +1 212-966-2770 website www.santambroeus.com directions Get Directions
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Brunch
Lunch
Zagat Mentions of Sant Ambroeus
Google Reviews
4.5
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Once upon a time, when I was younger, my birthday cake would be Sant Ambroeus' large size plum tart. The...tartness! The..sweetness! The...amazing crust!!! Thankfully, they still sell this unicorn of a dessert that to some, invokes thoughts of porcelain gods, but to me, is a different kind of heaven. Their tin of shortbread cookies are worth the splurge. Varied flavors, never dry. The $6 cappuccinos are also worth it despite the smaller cup size. Their machines are, I believe, flown in from Italy. So is the trainer who coaches the local staff on how to create the best milk foam that's touched these lips. Keep in mind that some of their downtown locations are physically smaller and have less selection than the main restaurant on Madison. Portion size is decent. Egos run extra large here. Sit down and wait to be seen. Wear your Cartier love bracelet or, if you can't afford one, stare at your neighbor who's wearing 3. Maybe a celebrity will stop by. Hey Jake G!
Richard G · April 20, 2018
Super warm and friendly staff. There's nothing like going to an establishment and being greeted by everyone. It's a great place to go for brunch or dinner with your girls OR on a date. Portions were great. This is actually a place where you'd leave pleasantly full. There's a great wine selection to accompany everything on the menu. Both the food AND the staff gets 5 ☆! I'll definitely be going back.
Flower · January 31, 2018
Interior is beautiful and the staff treats you as they would in Europe. The food is amazing and the cocktails are divine - get the Naviglio Spritz!
Grania VanHerwarde · June 13, 2018