Il Buco

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Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean Price: Expensive

  • Hours: Mon, 6pm-midnight; Tue-Wed, noon-4:30pm and 6pm-midnight; Thu-Sat, noon-4:30pm and 6pm-1am; Sun, 5pm-midnight
  • Public Transit and Parking: 6 to Bleecker St; B, D, F, V to Broadway-Lafayette St; R, W to Prince St Street parking - Hopstop
  • Reservations: Recommended - Make an Online Reservation
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Dress: Business Casual
  • Noise: Moderate
  • Seats: 40
  • Key People: Executive Chef - Ignacio Mattos; Owners - Donna Lennard, Alberto Avalle
  • Year Opened: 1994

Critic Reviews

But say this for Il Buco: it has put much effort, if not more, into creating a Mediterranean menu as beguiling as the antiques-strewn dining room. - Eric Asimov

Clued-in regulars and the occasional celebrity chef convene at this funky, cluttered antique shop-cum-restaurant. - Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld

Time Out New York Critic's Pick  

The old-world charm of well-worn communal tables, dangling copper cookware and flickering lamps may help explain why a ten-year-old restaurant is still tough to get...

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marylou c.
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Food Rating star star star star star
Service Rating star star star star Posted on 04/28/08
rustic farm-house filled with the exceedingly rich. sexy and low-lit, everytime is heavenly. the famous sara jenkins was the chef here once upon a time.