About Otto Enoteca Pizzeria
Modeled after an Italian train station, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's OTTO is located on 8th Street, in the historic One Fifth Avenue building. Serving classic Italian pizzas and pastas, a large selection of house-cured meats, Italian and local cheeses, Artisanal Gelato, and boasting a 750+ all-Italian wine list, OTTO has become a destination for New York diners as well as a neighborhood hot spot.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch and Dinner: Daily: 11:30am - 12:00am
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Have Otto cater your next office party or home event! Our selections of marinated vegetables, house-cured meats, imported cheeses, pizza, pasta, and gelati are sure to please a wide range of palates. Please contact us for details.
A public lot is located directly across the street on 8th Street.
4, 5, 6, N, R, Q, & W trains to 14th Street/Union Square, and the B, D, F, V, A, C, & E trains to West 4th Street.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Special Events & Promotions:
OTTO hosts wine classes every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm in the enoteca, our standing bar tables in the front of the restaurant. Classes are led by one of our very knowledgeable and enthusiastic wine team members.
OTTO offers many options for your party including wine tastings and group dining. Bring a few of your friends to taste six wines with one of our sommeliers or invite twelve or more to sample the rich Italian menu of antipasti, pizza, and gelati with unlimited wine and beer.
Otto Enoteca Pizzeria Ratings and Reviews
The food is so delicious but it was so l ...
The food is so delicious but it was so loud - on a Monday night - that we literally could not hear each other speaking. In a group of 5 people you should still be able to have a conversation - it was impossible.
Servers were great. Noticed birthday cards on the table and brought a glass of wine that would pair well with my brother's meal - such a nice touch! SO deafeningly loud though it really kind of defeated the purpose of my family getting together.
Extremely expensive for very small porti ...
Extremely expensive for very small portions.
Food was okay but portions were miniscule...ordered a salad as an appetizer. It was so so. Then, I ordered, as my main course, a pasta dish that, when it came, would barely have been enough for a 5-year old. The price for this meal was ridiculous.
I'm not even a big eater and tend to be one of those people who usually takes a doggy-bag of leftovers home with me, but I was astounded how small the portion was...it was smaller than a typical appetizer.
Service was also rather slow and inattentive, despite the restaurant not being nearly full.
Too bad. Overall I was disappointed but I'd still recommend the place if only because if you're looking for a place to eat right near Washington Square Park, it's SO convenient.
Food is always good here, this visit was ...
Food is always good here, this visit was the first that I felt rushed. Forced to order everything at once and then appetizer coming out followed with salad before we finished and then main course far too early such that my $25 pasta special was lukewarm when I finished the salad and appetizers. For the price I spent for the 2 of us, a better dining experience is expected. I'll still go back, but sit at the bar instead where Dennis controls when the kitchen releases food.
On a weeknight at 8:30pm, we still had t ...
On a weeknight at 8:30pm, we still had to wait 40 minutes for our table. After being seated a busser tossed 2 slices of bread on the table for 7. No sign of a server for another 15 minutes. Once we ordered two of our party ordered pasta and the both needed to be returned to the kitchen. One dish came back and had to be returned a second time. Quite disappointing.
I have been coming here since the place ...
I have been coming here since the place opened and visit often. The food and service is always up to expectation. Very professional, friendly and down to earth. I come here for date nights, with my kids, with the whole family, and with business associates. Can't go wrong!
It was ok. Kind of overrated. This was ...
It was ok. Kind of overrated. This was very good: Sformato Di Parmigianowarm (parmigiano flan, radichio, mint, balsamic, blood orange). The cheese platter was good, especially the dips. Really didn't like this: Figs Agrodolceblack (mission figs pickled in Agrodolce (a sweet & sour dressing made with vinegar, sugar and honey) with cinnamon and peppercorn). The wine was good. The bartenders were relatively knowledgeable. The pizza (Margherita D.O.P.) was quite mediocre. The desserts were amazing. Olive Oil Coppettaolive oil gelato, passion fruit granita, strawberry, lime curd, basil syrup, pignoli brittle!!
For the amount of food we tried, the time we spent and interacted with the staff, and letting them know it was our first visit, I would have liked better customer service, such as comping the figs or taking something off the check.
Would try it again maybe, but prefer Becco and too many other spots to try nearby.
Amazing pizza, fresh salads and unique s ...
Amazing pizza, fresh salads and unique sides. We took our kids, picky eaters and they loved the pizza. We all shared amazing salads and appetizers and yummy veggie sides. I highly recommend Otto- really fun village spot.
Amazing food, great energy, but just too ...
Amazing food, great energy, but just too loud in the back room to enjoy it. Always order the pizza of the day regardless of what it is - it's always delicious. Close with olive oil gelato and a walk through Washington Sq Park.
This restaurant has made our list on two ...
This restaurant has made our list on two trips to NYC now and it does not disappoint. The fresh pastas are fantastic (especially the ravioli) and the prosciutto pizza of the day was so good I'm going to try and recreate it at home! Reasonably priced and something for everyone.
The food was extremely poor quality. It ...
The food was extremely poor quality. It was lukewarm, presentation was unappetizing and pasta was way over cooked. The sauces strongly resembled over the counter - no hint of being made in-house. The Rhubarb crumble was lacking in rhubarb with a big emphasis on the crumble! We had to dig deep to find the key ingredient.
Overall a very disappointing food experience. Waiter was wonderful
I ordered from Fresh pasta section of th ...
I ordered from Fresh pasta section of the menu and, even though it was delicious, the 1/3 part of the pasta was almost raw and not mixed with bolongese sauce.
Service was great and the wine list is extensive. Cocktails were tasty.
We wanted to order desert but we were sitting between two tables with parents and kids. It was so noisy because of parents yelling at kids and speaking so loud, children jumping on chairs it ruined the experience.
Maybe families with kids 10 years old and younger should be sat separate from the tables with no children, so Saturday night dinner feels as such.
The pizza dough was too hard, almost imp ...
The pizza dough was too hard, almost impossible to eat using cutlery (pretty much like a biscuit). I'm a frequent goer at Eataly's pizzeria, and expected Otto's pizza to be similar. I was really disappointed. Wine list is very impressive, though.
Has really gone downhill, showing it's a ...
Has really gone downhill, showing it's age. Not nearly as good as it used to be. Food was OK - same as always, but without that special touch that used to make it really pretty good. Same with service - passable at best, nothing particularly friendly, nothing out of the ordinary. Overall experience, including food, service, decor, etc. pretty blah all around.
This was my forth visit here in the last ...
This was my forth visit here in the last few years and the place has gone downhill-food is good but felt like it was slapped in front of me and had to ask for extra cutlery, and dishware was very tacky-serving sauces in side plates with no spoon for a shared appetizer? So awkward...
I come to New York twice a month from Au ...
I come to New York twice a month from Australia on business, and invariably come here.
The wine list is great, if somewhat overpriced, the food is very good, the noise is pretty bad, the ambiance is interesting, and the service can be a little hit or miss-What i mean by this is, on busy nights [very regularly when i am there ] they treat you fine, but are always rushing from table to table not really giving you that personal touch, and warm exceptional experience you would like to savour from a foreign restaurant, to take home with you. Being a senior Manger in the service industry myself for over 35 years, it is always nice to connect with your servers altruistically, but i rarely get this feeling, nor believe there is real sincerity in their quick conversations. It is all about the business, making money, and the job, and less about the personal connection-Perhaps asking for too much in this cut throat industry, but, overall, it is a place, with only a few others, i will keep returning to.
The ambience and food were just a deligh ...
The ambience and food were just a delight to behold. I felt as if I was in a small Italian village being treated to grandma's cooking. I would definitely go back here again and recommend to my friends. Ciao.....:)
our waiter was exceptional--knowledgeabl ...
our waiter was exceptional--knowledgeable, there when we needed him and invisible when we didn't. The food was good--the watermelon and cucumber salad was great. I probably won't return because the restaurant got so loud (in the back room) that conversation was difficult.
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