Del Posto

85 10th Ave
New York NY 10011
(212) 497-8090
Categories Food

Having earned a coveted four-star rating in The New York Times (the first Italian restaurant to do so since 1974), Joe Bastianich and Mario Batali's temple of contemporary Italian fine dining ranks in a class of its own. In a space that is both luxurious and remarkably comfortable, executive chef Mark Ladner, with the help of pastry chef Brooks Headley, serves dishes that build on the classics with a true innovative spirit, and get this — they’ve created a database of videos showing how to make dishes at home. Specialties include "yesterday's 100-layer lasagna," native swordfish involtini with smoky cabbage and Arborio rice salad in Barolo sauce, and Sardinian lamb with Roman artichokes and saffron potatoes. And while the menu is quite expensive, their $39 prix fixe lunch menu is nothing short of a steal.  — Maryse Chevriere

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The art of elegant tableside service resurfaces downtown at this Italian restaurant by Mario Batali and Co. See the review of this Italian restaurant at 85 Tenth Ave. in Manhattan.
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Serious Eats
The formal, fine dining jewel in Mario Batali's restaurant empire; consider their weekday prix-fixe lunch for the same exquisite food at a much lower price.
GQ Magazine
You can't do better than simple, fragile pasta e fagioli soup with crunchy fried ditalini pasta and a soft tripe-and-andouille meatball. Or try the 100 Layer Lasagna!
Village Voice
Village Voice is excited to have Del Posto at the 2012 ChoiceEats food fest! Full list of restaurants here:
We can't get enough of the excellent food and dramatic surroundings. And because (at least) five courses are expected of diners at dinnertime, there is no guilt in enjoying a true feast!
La Dolce Vita
One Michelin star.
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Chef Ladner at Del Posto offers a $29 three-course menu at lunch. Get a light taste of his cuisine for a fraction of the dinner price. - Inspector
Food Network
Del Posto, a high-end Italian spot in NYC's trendy Meatpacking District, is serving Mario Batai's four-star cuisine in a palatial, yet comforting setting. Find more tips at FN Local.
Gilt City
This is the place to do a tasting menu as there are far too many delicious options on the menu alone. Go with an empty stomach, you'll be stuffing it silly with all the luxurious items.
Complete with a sweeping staircase, black marble and a pianist, this place serves Tuscan fare in the dining room and features chefs Mark Ladner & Lidia Bastianich in the kitchen.
Gansevoort Hotel Group
A destination restaurant worth the splurge! The seven course, "tradizionale", tasting menu is otherwordly! Spectacular design, top notch service, and terrific food - the start of a perfect evening.
Food Network
Del Posto, a high-end Italian spot in New York's trendy Meatpacking District, is serving Mario Batai's four-star cuisine in a palatial, yet comforting setting.
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Get the $125 tasting menu here for bites like tableside antipasti and Mark Ladner’s legendary 100-layer lasagna. One of our fav Italians from Where to Eat 2011!
I appreciate great Italian food, freshness and detailed service.-Kenny Gilbert, Top Chef
I appreciate great Italian food, freshness and detailed service. -Kelly Liken, Top Chef
The Corcoran Group
The Prix Fixe Lunch menu for $39 is an amazing deal. Try the Lobster Salad, the Gnocchi and the Chocolate Ricotta Tortino.
The New York Times
Order the five-course tasting menu, but make it six courses by adding a third pasta. What? You didn’t come here to save money.
The New York Times
Del Posto is one of the NYT restaurant critic Sam Sifton’s 50 favorite NYC restaurants. To see the full list, get The Scoop iPhone app, an inside guide to New York:
Chef Scott Conant recommends the “spectacular” lobster-basil tramezzini, as told to us in his New York Diet.
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