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Appetito Ristorante

47 W. 39th St., New York, NY 10018 40.752242 -73.983773
nr. Fifth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-391-5286 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Price Range: $$$

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Mon-Fri, 11:45am-9pm; Sat, 5pm-10pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

B, D, F, M at 42nd St.-Bryant Park; 7 at Fifth Ave.



Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Business Lunch
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out
  • Catering


  • Full Bar


Accepted/Not Necessary


With its soaring ceiling, brass chandeliers, and oversized vintage wine posters, Appetito’s “bigger is better” philosophy virtually overwhelms patrons from every angle, including its Northern Italian menu. Enormous bowls of minestrone and stracciatella are mere previews of the heaping entrées to come. Unfortunately, big, robust flavors don’t always accompany overfull plates. Specialty dishes like gnocchi can be drenched in a bland pesto, while pollo Bolognese can get somewhat smothered by a mozzarella and white-wine sauce. Power-lunching execs may be too busy schmoozing clients to object. As for the evening crowd, the quieted dining room facilitates quieter conversations.

Recommended Dishes

Stracciatella, $8