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Pesce Pasta

262 Bleecker St., New York, NY 10014 40.731189 -74.003019
nr. Cornelia St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-645-2993 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Italian
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Sun-Thu, noon-11:30pm; Fri-Sat, noon-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.; A, B, C, D, E, F, M at W. 4th St.-Washington Sq.



Payment Methods

American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering


  • Beer and Wine Only


Not Accepted

Delivery Area

Downing St. to Christopher St., MacDougal St. to Hudson St.


Pesce Pasta is a quiet, reliable spot for its namesake seafood and pasta dishes. At first glance, the cozy dining room feels generic: butcher-paper-covered tables, framed maps, and landscapes of Italy, with specials written in marker on gilded mirrors. But an exposed-brick wall, low lighting, and the dark hardwood floor make for a warm, settled atmosphere that’s a notch above the noisy kitsch of dime-a-dozen Little Italy and theater-district clones. On the plate, Pesce Pasta delivers—the poached rings of calamari and plump steamed shrimp are ocean-fresh, and the Maine lobsters and daily fish specials satisfy. Not to be overlooked are the land-bound dishes; marble-size gnocchi are tender and dense, and hefty chicken parmigiana comes in a flattened portion as round and huge as a clock face, the meat still tender under a subtle layer of breading.

Recommended Dishes

Linguine shrimp calamari, $17.75; gnocchi, $16.75; chicken Parmigiana, $17.95