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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Ciano

45 E. 22nd St. (Park Ave.) Send to Phone
212-982-8422
A Tuscan village lands in the Flatiron District.

Cuisine
Open
Dinner nightly
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Ciano, New York, NY

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Ciano Restaurant Review

: Short for Montepulciano, the Tuscan town that produces great wine, this Flatiron District restaurant is run by former Cru chef Shea Gallante. Set in a familiar, rustic Italian atmosphere (with tablecloths), Ciano’s menu isn’t particularly familiar. And given the absurd amount of Italian restaurants in New York, that’s a good thing. Soft-shell crab sliders (with grapefruit, fennel and tomato) are a revelation. Truffle-spiked gnocchi are so good one wonders why truffles and gnocchi are not paired more often. Fork-tender boneless lamb loin may bring you back again, though, like all of the secondi dishes, prohibitively high prices might mean it’ll be a while. The wine list, naturally, focuses on Italy and all the greatest hits are here (from Brunello to Barolo) with a few moderately priced bottles in between.
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