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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Il Gattopardo

  • Midtown West
  • 50 - 75 USD
  • Italian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

This leopard’s take on Italian dining favors elegance over rusticity. Set within two Beaux Arts townhouses (once home to a Rockefeller family member), the restaurant is an understated sprawl of ivory walls contrasted against dark-stained floors and smoky mirrors. The smartly attired staff attends to a buttoned-up crowd digging into pricey but pleasing fare like shaved artichoke salad with organic frisée, lemon, olive oil and bottarga di muggine. Here, a golden-brown and crisp-skinned baby chicken arrives split into two neat halves, simply grilled with rosemary and lemon, and served with roasted potatoes. And like everything else at Il Gattopardo, the cassata Siciliana-with its candied fruit and bright green almond paste-is a dressed-up take on the classic.

Distinction

The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal

Classification
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Quite comfortable

Price

50 - 75 USD

Services
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers
  • ˆ Brunch
  • { Private dining rooms
  • r Outdoor dining

Il Gattopardo

+1 212-246-0412
Opening hours
Lunch & dinner daily

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