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Firenze Ristorante

1594 Second Ave., New York, NY 10016 40.7757 -73.953271
at 83rd St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-861-9368 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Price Range: $$$

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Sun-Thu, noon-11pm; Fri-Sat, noon-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 77th St.; 4, 5, 6 at 86th St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Romantic
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Online Reservation


  • Full Bar


Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

79th St. to 85th St., First Ave. to Third Ave.


Navigating the crowded tables at Firenze is reminiscent of traversing the winding streets of Florence. Unfortunately the food is nowhere near as flavorful or nuanced as that city's cuisine. Pastas show initial promise with intriguing Florentine choices like Ravioli Bella Firenze, stuffed with ricotta and spinach and served in a butter-and-sage sauce. Others disappoint: Pappardelle Boscaiola, a Bolognese sauce with generous chunks of sausage and porcini mushrooms, is timid, and Vitello alla Toscana, veal typically fried in a light breading, is drenched in an undercooked mushroom-and-balsamic sauce. The room itself, dominated by enormous flower arrangements and an old glass distilling vessel filled with potent grappa, is pleasant: Walls are hung with mirrors, plates, and candelabras. Desserts work hard to make up for lackluster appetizers and entries: Berries with zabaglione cream indulge the palate, with champagne frothed into a rich lather by hand tableside, then poured over plump strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.

Recommended Dishes

Berries with zabaglione cream, $12