Arte Restaurant

4.7
503 reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
"A vanishing breed between its kind, Arte Restaurant is one of those quiet, beautiful, best kept secrets with a comfortable, homey ambiance.The fireplaces, the outside garden and the romatic atmosphere combine smoothly with the Northern Italian cuisine.
Try the Ravioli Aurora experience, sip the fantastic wines conveyed by charismatic staffers because in Arte our patrons are part of the family."
What 503 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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Food
4.8
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
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vipKevinO
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always an awesome experience! Glad I was able to bring my brother who is a concierge at a local boutique hotel! See you soon!

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vipPK800
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

New Year’s Eve early. Sat outside with a heater provided by Arte. Excellent gnocchi, delicious branzino, tasty chocolate ganache cheesecake. Warm service, pleasant people. A nice evening.

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vipJHManhattan
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful Christmas Eve dinner at Arte. The ambience, service and food were excellent.

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vipNeighborhoodFoodie
London
103 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful as usual.

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vipMelaniR
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, the food and service were excellent. It’s my neighborhood go-to but also a restaurant I go to for special occasions.

DG
vipDeborahG
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a beautiful anniversary dinner there. Wait staff made it extra special. Will always look forward to dining there.

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vipMOEVR
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience3

Restaurant was very busy although it did not appear to be understaffed. Took a peculiar amount of time for our cleared table to be reset and water offered. Our server was very good, although there were items on the menu that he described wine, entrée and dessert), then had to come back to us to say they were unavailable (we had a 7:30 reservation). Food was ok. My ravioli was more than al dente, a bit rubbery in fact and the spaghetti one of our party ordered did not have enough sauce. Was surprised to see a 4% service charge for using a credit card on the bill and that we were not informed about this extra fee when we made the reservation via Open Table or when I spoke directly to the restaurant to confirm. We would have brought the cash. Based on reviews I read, I expected more. Perhaps it was an off night and I always like to give what appears to be good establishments another try before I rule them out.

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Elli
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and food just a little loud

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was fabulous and service was outstanding

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vipStevenV
New York Area
64 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous evening, as always. Service is stellar and the meal was diners, as always.

PK
vipPK800
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Arte is a wonderful neighborhood fixture. Their veal chop is outstanding, pasta great, fish always extremely tasty. A very comforting place to eat.

DG
vipDeborahG
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of the few restaurants that actually gets better (as if it needed to) gets better with each visit.
Worth going back over and over

NF
vipNeighborhoodFoodie
London
103 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love the food. Beautiful restaurant. Perfect service.

NF
vipNeighborhoodFoodie
London
103 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Favorite neighborhood restaurant! Wonderful food, service and ambiance.

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vipChristine297
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Asked us to wait at the bar for our table to be ready, not a problem. However, it took the bartender 5+ min to acknowledge us. We were the only people at the very small bar and he was making drinks, so fine if you’re busy, but don’t pretend you don’t notice us sitting there.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We celebrated my husband’s 58th birthday. He’s very fond of Arté. The food is always great and the staff were super wonderful.

The music was largely a very eclectic selection of dance tracks from the 80’s and 90’s. Very unusual for the setting but really wonderful as the majority of us were old enough to have been out in the clubs when those songs were new. The volume was perfect so as to prevent the atmosphere from feeling like a club with fantastic wine and delicious pasta primavera.

My only concern is that no one was asking for proof of vaccination. Otherwise thank you for a lovely evening!

Sincerely,

Steve W.

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DannyF
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Planning to return in the near future.
Enjoyed the food and the fireplace.

BF
vipBobF
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Quiet neighborhood Italian restaurant on University Place that always has great food and very good customer service! Feel good restaurant at its best!

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vipStevenV
New York Area
64 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

SO wonderful to see Martino and the Lads again. Marvelous meal out under the stars. Superb! So happy they could take a late evening reservation for us.

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SalV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service. Its a bit pricey but worth it. Highly recommend for special dinners.

NF
vipNeighborhoodFoodie
London
103 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of my favorites. Always great food and service.

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vipHighStandards
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We always have a great time and outstanding meal at Arte. The service is fantastic.

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vipWensH
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous food
Fabulous service

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

I made a reservation, confirmed it and then confirmed it again when they called me to confirm. Then, while we were at the show, they called to say they couldn’t honor our reservation. Phone was off, of course, so we didn’t find out until we got out. We had to scramble to find s place to take us that late on a Friday. I’ll never go there again.

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vipHighStandards
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is fresh and delicious and the service is outstanding. It’s always great to enjoy an evening at Arte.

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Neelie
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall2Food4Service3Ambience3

Reservation wasn’t checked
. No notice given to the Birthday.
I asked three times if the espresso was decaf and was assured it was.
BUT it wasn’t ,
My party of three did didn’t sleep that night.
WAiters unmasked

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vipNeighborhoodFoodie
London
103 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had their amazing zabaglion with strawberries for dessert for the first time 18 months. Still fantastic!

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Whitebread
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Had a nice meal there visiting our daughter at NYU. Very good food. Veal, penne ala vodka, buratta etc. Service started strong but dropped off after a couple of big parties came in. It’s a nice, old school Italian place. Decor is dated but the food is very good.

NF
vipNeighborhoodFoodie
London
103 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful dinner!

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vipBobF
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Always a very good dining experience at Arte. Loved the evening special--spaghetti with Burrata as a new addition. Violet was great in customer service and attention. A great local restaurant to enjoy a quiet dinner.

NF
vipNeighborhoodFoodie
London
103 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Neighborhood favorite.

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vipDiner13
New York Area
71 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We haven't been here in quite awhile and are glad that it is still here. It's as good as ever and we can't wait to come back

NF
vipNeighborhoodFoodie
London
103 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always love Arte!

KK
vipKimK
London
11 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Arte is always a good call for delicious food in welcoming neighborhood atmosphere.

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Greta
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I've been going to Arte for years, but last night the food and service was even more exceptional! The branzino was delicious!! Service was terrific!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really like this place and it’s on the list of regular places to go

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The service and food were fantastic. Staff went the extra mile to make the birthday special.

NF
vipNeighborhoodFoodie
London
103 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a neighborhood favorite.

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vipWalt46
New York Area
114 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great dinner as usual- branzino delicious and tender, gnocchi cooked perfectly. Ricotta cheesecake nice way to end the meal. A+

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good food
Excellent service

FAQs

Arte Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 473-0077.

Arte Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 503 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.