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Il Violino

Il Violino, 180 Columbus Avenue, New York

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Il Violino
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Average Price: $31 to $50
Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Smart Casual
v 1.7 miles from Guttenberg center (as shown on map)
Il Violino was established in 1993 by the Mariani family. They are from Villa Santa Maria, a little town in the heart of Italy (Abruzzo) known as La patria dei cuochi (chefs from this town have been executives at the Vatican, the White House, embassies and top restaurants and cruise lines around the world). Il Violino has been one of the original Lincoln Center Italian restaurants and, in these days, one of the few still in operation.
The chef Vincenzo Mariani, formerly the executive chef at Monsignore (one of the top restaurant in New York City in the 70’s and 80’s), leaded the kitchen with his international experience and created an original and innovative Italian menu.
In 2009 the owner, decided to write a new page. The restaurant has been transformed into a Trattoria: a warmer and cozier ambiance, one of those that you can easily find in any small town in Italy.

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Il Violino is #1284 of 13727 things to do in New York City

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: JCArchT, New Haven, Connecticut
Sat 14 May, 2022
l We were promptly seated upon arrival. The restaurant is cozy, but at least the tables are well spaced, and the restaurant is quiet. We ordered chicken parmigiana and two glasses of wine. Be aware...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Ralph K, New York City, New York
Tue 12 Apr, 2022
l I discovered Il Violino early on when I moved to the area around Lincoln Center a year ago in April. I was comfortable with their outdoor seating as well as the socially distanced indoor...

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3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: j0elit0, New Haven, Connecticut
Sun 30 May, 2021
l Was not bad, just not good. Service was ok, ambiance nice, but the food was just nondescript. We had the lasagna, gnocchi, and ravioli. Started with the antipasto plate. The olives tasted like they...

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Il Violino 180 Columbus Avenue, New York