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325 W. 51st St. (Eighth & Ninth Aves.) Send to Phone
212-399-9291 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
True Italian style marks this Midtown restaurant in terms of cuisine and ambience.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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ViceVersa Restaurant Review

: Pronounced “veechay-versa,” this upscale eatery in the Theater District serves up Italian dishes in an elegant yet comfortable atmosphere. The owners met while working at Tony May's San Domenico and hired the same gifted Italian designer-architect who helped create May's celebrated restaurant to design their own. The results are impressive: tinted limestone, decorative urns and a 25-seat garden at the rear are among the eye-candy here. Executive chef-proprietor Stefano Terzi gives a new northern spin to Italian classics. Try the grilled dorade with zucchini and rosemary olive oil, the veal-filled ravioli with nut-brown butter infused with sage and pancetta, or the breaded chicken breast Milanese style with baby arugula and tomatoes. That said, virtually everything on the short menu is worth trying and the small size of the portions makes it possible to have four courses comfortably. Service is gracious and effective. ViceVersa is loud when full, but lunch offers a more serene dining opportunity.
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