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From $75 to $150
Carbone
181 Thompson St., New York 10003 Driving directions
MICHELIN Guide 2018
Italian
  • One MICHELIN Star : High quality cooking, worth a stop! Using top quality ingredients, dishes with distinct flavours are carefully prepared to a consistently high standard.
  • Good standard. Our best addresses.

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  • Notable cocktail list
  • Private dining rooms

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MICHELIN Guide

With nostalgia at the forefront, Carbone is plain gorgeous. While this big, bold, and beautiful ode to Italian-Americana comes alive at night under the low lights, lunch is equally admired among brash bankers with big appetites and Valentino-donning divas. That same sense of history pervades the entire space, which highlights plush banquettes, impressive ceramics, and glittering chandeliers. Was the striking tiled-floor inspired from a certain restaurant scene in The Godfather? Probably. Mid-century classics are what this menu is all about, but exalted ingredients, skill, and presentations will excite even the most cynical savant. Stylish servers—who work the floor with a little flirt and lot of flair—remain in character while presenting top antipasti like crusty garlic bread, soppressata, and fresh, particularly divine olive oil-dunked mozzarella. A Caesar salad tossed tableside with carb-worthy croutons and gently pickled white anchovies hits the ball out of the park, just as pale-yellow, ricotta-filled tortellini over an intensely rich and meaty ragù is a laudable delight. Desserts like a proper cheesecake set atop a cookie-crumb base and laced with lemon curd is New York in all its old-school glory. - MICHELIN guide inspectors

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  • From $25 to $49
    MICHELIN Guide 2018
    43 m - 170 Thompson St., New York 10012
  • From $75 to $150
    MICHELIN Guide 2018
    43 m - 169 Thompson St., New York 10012
  • From $25 to $49
    MICHELIN Guide 2018
    73 m - 506 La Guardia Pl., New York 10012

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