"Dollar for dollar the best Italian in the city"
-Zagat Survey

"Located in a fine UWS nabe, expanded Gennaro serves some of the best and most affordable Italian food in the city. The braised lamb shank is impeccable, as are many of the pastas."
- Time Out New York

"It offers robust Sicilian fare at great prices."
- Passport to New York Restaurants

"For starters, you won't find better Italian food in this city at prices this low"
- Gourmet Magazine

"This is the ultimate definition of a neighborhood trattoria: no reservations, no pretensions, no disappointments."
- Wine Spectator

"Instead he seems inspired by his freedom, turning out lusty, full-flavored food that asks not so much to be admired as to be eaten"
- The New York Times


awarded "Best Affordable Italian" 1999
-Time Out New York

awarded "GQ Golden Dish of 1997" for Stinco Di Agnello (Braised Lamb Shank)
- Gentlemen's Quarterly
 Open 7 days @ 4:30pm until 9:00pm,
665 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY, 10025 (212) 665-5348