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Downtown Cipriani

376 W. Broadway, New York, NY 10012 40.72356 -74.002791
nr. Broome St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-343-0999 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Price Range: $$$$

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Official Website

cipriani.com

Hours

Daily, noon-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

C, E at Spring St.

Prices

$25-$40.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Hot Spot
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Design Standout
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Profile

Just try to keep a low profile at Downtown Cipriani. Full visibility is afforded by a loft-like space, open front doors, and a heated sidewalk area that allows outdoor people-watching to take place much longer than the seasons deem possible. Judging by the copious show of skin on any given day, it's clear that this is the "young" version of the more traditional uptown Cipriani. The differences between the Euro hangouts are also reflected in the menu. In addition to the heavier Venetian offerings of pasta and buttery meats, a section titled "Special Diet to Gain Weight Safely" offers health-conscious items. If you dare to order dessert, take caution with the crêpes à la crème—the sweet crêpes and custard in a puddle of Grand Marnier are set ablaze at your table. But chances are if you're eating here, you know from fire—dining at Downtown Cipriani usually means you've got money to burn.

Cipriani Upstairs

While New York's private clubs tend to follow a downward trajectory, the Alpine-inspired bungalow atop Downtown Cipriani has alone avoided this fate. The gold-plated membership list—you need a recommendation to get on it—ensures that the cushy banquettes are filled nightly with glitterati, and make even the crowd dining on $41 steaks downstairs seem common. Upstairs, meanwhile, is the only place in modern Manhattan where you could shoot the orgy scene at the end of La Dolce Vita.

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