Cipriani Downtown

4.8
728 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Starting Monday June 22nd Cipriani Downtown will be open for outdoor dining, seven days a week from 12 noon to 11.45 pm. We will continue to offer “to go” orders calling 212 3430999 or delivery service via Caviar, Grubhub, Ubereats and Doordash. We are looking forward to serving you


Located in lively Soho, Cipriani Downtown, a more casual version of Harry Cipriani, features classics from Harry’s Bar in Venice and traditional Cipriani service. Beautifully designed with changing artwork on the walls, the restaurant offers outdoor dining when the weather is agreeable, serving lunch and dinner in a party-like atmosphere.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 728 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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vipKali
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service as always was lovely but perhaps even a notch higher. We went on our first date to cipriani 21 years ago. They catered our wedding. We love it

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff is always attentive, kind and caring.
They are careful about safety during these times and their patrons could use lessons from the Cipriani’s standards for seriousness regarding others safety during this pandemic.
We are always happy to be able to enjoy ourselves and be taken care of with so much gratitude.
Grazie Mille, me piacano da morire!

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vipMikeW
London
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Overrated, the food was average and basic, the service was average, nothing about this experience was exceptional. Considering the prices for each dish its really not very good.

I had the beef carpaccio to start and honestly it was the worst beef carpaccio I have ever had circa $30 for this from memory

Then I had the duck which was the special, this was cooked nicely, but very simple and it literally came out with some bland mash potato that was it and it was $51

Its a place where people go to be seen and eat average overpriced food in my opinion.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Yummiest restaurant

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CarolineH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

The food was fine but absolutely not worth the money. The prices were outrageous and the food was only okay.

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TaniaM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Food was outstanding. We felt a bit rushed to leave, although it was just 9pm. As other guests left they started cleaning up and we felt compelled to leave.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant my Italian girlfriend loves it

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BrendaH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, outside winter dining, great menu, ambience. Favorite soho place!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They could offer lap blankets but otherwise lovely.

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vipCamillaC
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AMAZING! 10/10 food was amazing service was spectacular!

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Michael
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Cipriani is a nice Italian restaurant but none of the ambience, service or food quality justify exorbitant pricing; the food was good but there was literally nothing that struck me as being impressive or delicious. One should be cautious because this restaurant does not specifically mention that only outdoor dining is available (as do many other restaurants) but it is actually the case.

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nycbeach
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service! Amazing food! The outdoor heaters were of high quality, I was able to remove my jacket it felt so warm.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great heaters

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Nina
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience3

food gave my palate a different taste but not better than my cooking or other restaurants i frequent. although I've visited this chain down in Miami which was better. Food was okay, overpriced but nothing to talk about. Service was excellent but at that price, it's expected. My son was given the wrong veal and as a result of that i was charged an additional $20 because of someone's error. I didn't realize he'd been given the incorrect dish until the next day when I questioned, why would he ordered something, take a bite, then bag it to go? That is when he admitted, being a pre-teenager that he is and the big ego he carries, that he was embarrass to say anything to the waiter. I explained that "there are no embarrassments when you need to speak up and no one will judge you". He went on to say, he didn't want the waiter getting into trouble. As i continue to explain, "We're all humans and we make mistakes. Corrections are a daily routine in life and through habits we become perfectuated.

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vipRobNYC
New York Area
59 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cipriani Downtown was outstanding as always!! The service is incomparable, the covid protocols unsurpassed and no place comes close to the Cipriani food and experience!!

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RafahF
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Okay service

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TracyM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. The food, service, the ambiance and the clientele were all magnificent.

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vipVeronika
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sun trap for outdoor dining! Consistently excellent service and delicious food!

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XavielxxxLapamparaaaaa
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great food 🥘 real nice I can’t wait to come back

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vipoumas
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent, professional staff, all of them. Great food and vine list. Always a fun outing.
This time, they did not have a dish we usually order and they still made it for us especially, on request, and as outstandingly delicious as usual.

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vipMarty
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great sunny afternoon in soho. Good to be able to enjoy the classics and people watch. Always consistent.

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vipCarolp
New England
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff are amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

We had a reservation at 8pm and we had to wait 20 minutes to get a table.

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vipLiEL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall2food4service4ambience2

Overcharged on bill, not the expected experience :(
Worker killed a mouse that was trying to run into the restaurant.

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vipJenA
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

enjoyed their outdoor setting very much, delicious food

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BunnyLovesCookie
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good place, but wouldn’t go there anytime soon.
Food was fine, nothing too crazy.
But worth it to get their vanilla meringue cake and white truffles when they are in season.

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OmaymaB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Overall experience was awful.

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alkkkka
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall2food4service3ambience4

After waiting over an hour for our entrees, we were told one dish wasn't availalbe. The manager stepped in, we got all our orders pdq, but it was an unfortunate glich.

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vipCarlaM1
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Food was amazing.... the service was very disappointing

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food were amazing!

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vipLordBrut
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a fun spot with excellent food and service. The outdoor dining area is great!

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IsaacC
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great spot for an upscale meal. Service was top notch been though we had to wait a bit to get seated for our reservation.

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vipEileenS
San Diego
20 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun even though outdoors. Lots of patio heaters!

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vipsarahw
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The heater next to us wasn't working so that was the only bummer

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vipStephC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Risottos are great! Recommend Cipriani for a drink

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vipRowenaR
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I would give Cipriani 0 star and if even possible a -10 rating.

When NY opened again after the shutdown, we decided to eat at Cipriani to support restaurants in our area.

It took us a month before we were able to get a reservation. We know Cipriani is popular and such a hot spot but didn't consider it's like making a reservation at Per Se or hard to get reservation restaurants.

We finally have a reservation. We showed up on time. There was a line of people waiting for their reservation, but the line was moving along fine. When we got in front of the line, we waited a few minutes before someone came to ask us about our reservation. After maybe another five minutes, someone came, and we told them we have a 7:45 pm. The head waiter stopped by to ask us AGAIN; we told him and proceeded to wait.

Well .... We were never seated at the restaurant. We never had a chance to eat, let alone see the menu. We also never spoke to anyone again because no one came to get us. Customers that they know are the ones that are being entertained. The couple who are next to us were chatting with hosts the entire time, ignoring us. We decided to leave and go to Broome Street Cafe, which has way better food, and the staff is terrific. It's not fancy, but have a better ambiance, food, and staff.

We will never go to this restaurant again. For anyone reading this review, there are better restaurants in the Soho area. Mamo, Arturos, Aurora are an excellent replacement for Cipriani.

The ambiance is not even pleasant, and the people that work there are just awful and unfriendly. The only time they entertain customers is if you either know any of the staff or you're dressed up nicely - like a rich person.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

La recepcion mala
La comida buena
El precio justo

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vipSamanthaC
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

I have honestly never written a bad review before but I felt as though I had to for this! I have been so excited to go to Ciprianis for a long time however it was a terrible experience. The service staff were beyond rude and barely paid any attention to us throughout the whole meal. The food was not good either, I had the veal pasta and the pasta still felt slightly hard, not what I would expect from a high end restaurant. I wanted to try the vanilla cake for dessert but when I saw it was $17 per slice I didn’t bother!

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vipMTGS
New England
13 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience5

la mesa que nos dieron estaba prácticamente pegada a otra...no teníamos espacio vital entre una y otra mesa...el cabello de la chica de a lado estaba literal encima de la mantequilla de mi mesa

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vipMark
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Always a great place to celebrate a fun event! Was a closing dinner on an apartment. Good times were had by all.

FAQs

Cipriani Downtown does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar and Uber Eats. Cipriani Downtown also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 343-0999.

Cipriani Downtown is rated 4.8 stars by 728 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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