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Matilda

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647 E. 11th St., New York, NY 10009 40.727018 -73.978328
at Ave. C  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-777-3355 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican
  • Price Range: $$$

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  • Reader Rating:

    7 out of 10

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Official Website

matildarestaurant.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, 5:30pm-11pm; Fri, 5:30pm-11:30pm; Sat, 11:30am-11:30pm; Sun, 11:30am-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

L at First Ave.

Prices

$13-$24

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Delivery after 10pm
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

Houston St. to 20th St., Ave. D to Third Ave.

Profile

What do you get when a Tuscan chef marries a Mexican one? In the case of Matilda, a quirky Alphabet City restaurant, you get wood-burning-oven-baked focaccia with your guacamole, mozzarella and  epazote in your quesadilla, and filet mignon alla Fiorentina in your tacos. Those fusion dishes and more, like the lasagna de tortillas and zucchini basil soup, are the Tusc-Mex handiwork of Maristella Innocenti and Esteban Molina, who met cooking at I Coppi. The chocolate-brown, pink-trimmed restaurant, more sleek than rustic, is named for the couple’s 3-year-old daughter, who happens to be the inspiration for her parents’ all-natural gelati and sorbetti, made with organic milk and sweetened with honey collected by a friend.

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