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647 Ninth Ave. (W. 45th St.) Send to Phone
: A, C, E, to 42nd St.
The northern Italian countryside collides with Hell's Kitchen at this enjoyable Italian eatery.

Lunch & Dinner daily
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Cascina Restaurant Review

: The Merlot-colored walls, simple wrought-iron chandeliers and sturdy wooden tables at Cascina are inspired by the Cascina Orsolina, a small, family-run guest house and vineyard in Piedmont, Italy. But the influence doesn't stop at the décor: the menu, loaded with northern Italian favorites, heats up the Hell's Kitchen dining scene. The brick oven---hand-constructed by the owner's father---pumps out thin-crust pizzas (most of which are authentically made with sweet San Marzano tomatoes). Creative starters like the oven-baked jumbo shrimp wrapped in prosciutto (big enough to be an entrée), tender veal scaloppine and seafood risotto highlight a menu that could satisfy even the staunchest Italo-phobe. And if that doesn't work, the house wine---imported from the private vineyard in Piedmont---is affordable and delicious.
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