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Ancora

11 Stone St. , New York, NY 10004 40.704069 -74.01228
nr. Whitehall St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-480-3880 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

ancoraristorante.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, noon-3pm; 5pm-10:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5 at Bowling Green; R at Whitehall St.-South Ferry; J, Z at Broad St.

Prices

$19-$39

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Business Lunch
  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

Battery Park to Tribeca

Profile

Glass doors shrouded in white pleated curtains offer few clues to the scene inside this unassuming Financial District restaurant. Most of the action takes place downstairs, amidst jade-green walls and wine racks. The style is cribbed from a Little Italy playbook, replete with jovial welcomes from the owners and hefty portions. Despite pricing that’s slanted toward corporate cardholders, there are plenty of complimentary offerings here. Upon seating, everyone receives plates of antipasto: Fried zucchini coins, thin and crispy as potato chips; grilled long peppers; and craggy hunks of Parmesan surrounded by rounds of spicy sopresatta. Entrees skew rich and heavy. Pounded cutlets are served in countless styles; one of the most decadent is veal layered with prosciutto and sauced with thin pesto and melted fontina. A trolley rolls around with digestifs post-meal; grappa, traditional or steeped with dried fruit, is not only more interesting than tiramisu, it’s on the house.

Recommended Dishes

Scallopini alla Genovese, $21

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