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Italian in the 40's

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I am trying to think of the name of an Italian
restaurant around W. 45th. It is popular and upscale.
Need reservations. Can anyone help?

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  1. There are several good Italian places on Restaurant Row
    and further west. The best of them may be Orso, on
    W.46th. You need reservations well in advance.

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    1. re: Josh

      I recommedn Osteria al Doge west 44th st. Novocello 55th and 8th ave., remi 53rd near 7th ave., trattoria del arte 57th and 7th, always a solid meal,

      1. re: stephen kaye

        I had pre-theater dinner at Novocello not long ago.
        It was pretty good, with two exceptions: The risotto
        (one of their daily specials) was pre-made and suffered
        badly for it, and their service fell to pieces when we
        tried to order to coffee and dessert. On a quiet
        night, I expect I'd enjoy it, as long as I stick to the
        pasta specials.