A night out at Lavagna

“One of Ten Best Italian Restaurants in Manhattan”

“Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Romantic” – Diners have voted Lavagna onto the March 2012 OpenTable Diners’ Choice lists.

– OpenTable.com, Diner’s Choice Winner 2012

Open Table Diners Choice

“Lavagna offers a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.”

– Wine Spectator, Award of Excellence

“Fresh and generous, with honest, straightforward flavors. The simple rectangular dining room is casual and inviting… A great value.”

– The New York Times, Dining Out

“A delight for wonderful homestyle Italian paired with a serious but accessible wine list…”

– ZAGAT Restaurant Survey

“Intimate, Quaint, Comfortably Romantic.”

– Critics’ Pick, New York Magazine

“The gracious staff often greets guests by name, though this same courteous attention is given to first-time visitors…”

— Michelin Travel

“A late-night hideaway for lovers. But it’s laid-back enough to make it appropriate for children, at least in the early hours…”

– Lonely Planet

“Comfortable yet genteel, white-tablecloth Lavagna proves that in the East Village, chic doesn’t have to be shabby… “

– TimeOut New York

“Lavagna has been cooking solidly good simple Italian food in that space for 12 years…”

— Sara Jenkins, Chef

“I couldn’t have asked for a better meal…”

— Eateryrow.com