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Mediterraneo

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  • Italian, Pizza
  • 1260 2nd Ave, New York NY10065 40.7650279 -73.9611016
  • (At 66th St)
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  • (212) 734-7407
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User Ratings (Based on 60 reviews)

3.405
Food 3.7 Value 3.1
Service 3.0 Atmosphere 3.6

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
work
(212) 734-7407
Fax:
fax
(212) 734-3957
Place Order:
Order From Mediterraneo for delivery & takeout
Notes:
Major Credit Cards
Hours:
Sun-Wed: 11:30am-12am Thu-Sat: 11:30am-12:30am
Serves:
Lunch, Dinner
Features:
Outdoor Dining, Delivery, Online Reservations, Online Ordering, Wheelchair Friendly, Accepts Credit Cards, Take Out, Private Parties
Min Delivery:
20.00

User Reviews

  • Mediterraneo

    Posted by Joaquim H on 01/18/2007

    Special Restaurante

    Mediterraneo is a very cozy restaurante!!! Try de Liguine with salmon and caviar!

  • Mediterraneo

    Posted by Anonymous on 11/22/2006

    Average

    This restaurant is pretty much average in every aspect: Staff were nice but not very knowledgeable; food was OK but it’s also inexpensive; the atmosphere would benefit greatly if they had table clothes. In a nutshell, you won’t be disappointed but will soon forget about it.

  • Mediterraneo

    Posted by SevereA on 11/12/2006

    Great for 2 early birds on a Sat. nite

    We went last Friday night before a comedy show at Fisher Hall, early, around 5pm. We were the only 2 in the place for dinner, although a couple and threesome with a baby in a stroller came into the bar. Service was friendly although slow, but maybe that's the way it goes in genuine French restaurants. While we were equally amused hearing the waiters and bartender speak French, the food delighted us entirely. I opted for the Prix Fixe dinner selection for $20 which included Tandoori Chicken appetizer, penne in vodka sauce, and white & dark chocolate mousse. All were excellent and the tandoori chicken was much better than what I expected. The texture was light and crispy with its dipping sauce creamy and smooth. The pasta with vodka sauce had a mild kick and was followed by an unbelievably good mousse for dessert. My date had an onion soup (don't call in French Onion in a French Restaurant) and a green salad in a vinaigrette. Both were satisfying and tasty. We also enjoyed their wheat and white dinner rolls. All said, we will be back for good food at reasonable prices with a nice atmosphere. Don't go here expecting quick service, however, they were very attentive.

  • Mediterraneo

    Posted by Anonymous on 11/04/2006

    Not bad

    We went on a friday night with a party of 8. The food was good, but not great. Most of the appetizers are over priced for the portion sizes and taste. The food didn't really stimulate my palate at all. Then again maybe I expected too much. But the atmosphere was great. The owner was very accommodating and friendly. However the wait staff could use a lesson in manners, after all they aren't doing us the favor.

  • Mediterraneo

    Posted by Anonymous on 09/29/2006

    Tasty pasta, great cappucino

    I've never been a big sauce fan, but after visiting Italy several years ago, my pasta standards went waaay up, especially for something with vongole or a frutti di mare (or however that is spelled). I went last weekend with a friend. The waiter was professional and patient since it took us a while to order. I had the fedderelli alle vongole (once again my spelling isn't great) -- very tasty, nice clams, a few hunks of garlic, good balance. The portion size wasn't huge. Not oily like the equivalent dish at Fresco. My friend had a pasta dish that was good (creamy tomato papadella?), and the rack of lamb which he also said was good. The rack of lamb looked like it came with some diced roasted potatos and maybe something salady on the side (eg raw diced tomatos, etc)? Afterwards, I had a cappucino --- MMMM, very good. He said the tiramisu was good. If it makes a difference, my friend said there were tons of "hot girls" walking by on the street as we dined on a Saturday night. Me, I was too busy eating.

  • Mediterraneo

    Posted by Anonymous on 07/16/2006

    OK food, get new wait staff

    The food was pretty good. My son had the lamb chops which were superb, my husband and I both had pasta which were ok. The wait staff is what ruins this place. While the busboys were quick and friendly, I can't say the same for the waiter. He was impatient with my menu questions, and was in general unfriendly during our entire meal. Also, I ordered another diet coke which never arrived, but that is forgivable. The tartufo dessert was delicious, better than others we've had before.

  • Mediterraneo

    Posted by Italian on 07/08/2006

    This is goood food

    I'm Italian and I eat at this place whenever I can. The pastas are simply delicious. Maybe not for American standards, who are used to overdo sauces and put too many ingredients. The service is great, most of the waiters are Italians like me and know what real Italian pasta is like. So if you don't like it here,...you're not Italian. Enjoy!

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