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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Il Valletto

133 E. 61st St. (Lexington & Park Aves.) Send to Phone
212-838-3939
Despite the overall chic atmosphere, classic Italian cuisine is center stage and there is a cozy dining room in which to enjoy it.

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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Il Valletto Restaurant Review

: Head for the elegant little dining room just beyond the bar; it's cozier than the larger front room which can be a bit noisy. As a starter, the bruschetta piled with garlicky diced tomatoes, basil and herbs remains one of the best. Order pasta tossed with diced tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant and fresh basil or with garlicky white-clam sauce. Among standard entrées (choose from the usual veal, chicken and fish dishes), the sautéed zucchini that accompanies them is first-rate. If you've saved room for dessert, offerings include fresh seasonal berries and zabaglione. The Italian and French wine list is a bit on the expensive side.
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