Maialino NYC

Address: 2 Lexington Avenue at Gramercy Park, Flatiron, New York City, 10010, United States
Telephone: 212-777-2410

- Mid-range

4.3

One of New York’s current hotspots with great trattoria fare.

Danny Meyer, the owner of Maialino, has become a New York legend for his excellent restaurants and has done it again with his latest venture. I don’t think I have had Roman food so good outside of Italy.

Food and drink
4
90%
Service
4.2
90%
Food and drink
4
90%
Value for money
4
90%
Ambience
3.8
90%
Location
4
90%

Food and drink

Think of a classic Italian trattoria with a much more upscale environment, with dishes like the terrific tonarelli cacio e pepe, spaghetti carbonara and meaty entrees like braised lamb and veal T-bone. My only caveat is that brunch is missable as far as I am concerned.

Ambience

This is a dining room where New York’s elite meet in a bustling open space - think power brokers on expense accounts, fashion editors post shows and foodies who know their pasta.

Service

As in all of Meyer’s restaurants the staff are professional, courteous and well-versed in both food and wine.

Location

Housed in the trendy [node:164476] near the beautiful private Gramercy Park, this is about as an enviable address as you can have.

Price advice

It may be humble delicious fare but the prices are New York elite, ranging from US$18-$32.

Tables to book

This hotspot is one of the city’s toughest reservations to snag. Don’t be surprised if you can only get a 6.30pm or 11pm spot, even if you are a hotel guest.

Recommended for

  • Business travellers
  • Couples
  • Celebrity spotting
  • People watching
  • Trendiness

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