Eataly, the Italian gastronomy in New York


If you want to feel like you are in Italy but in New York, Go to Eataly!

You will find 49,500sqf of pure Italian gastronomy close to the Flatiron Building.

What is Eataly?

Created in 2004, by Oscar Farinetti, Eataly opened its first doors in Lingotto, Torino in January 2007.

In Italy, Eataly have 10 stores ans 1 restaurant. The enterprise owns 9 branches in Tokyo and 1 in New York, they plan to open one more soon in Chicago.

The store in NYC opened in August 2010. It is a big area proposing all you can imagine about Italian gastronomy: from pizzas, ice cream, cheese, coffee… and pasta of course.


It is an immense store with different areas where you can eat, or purchase food to take away.

In the very beginning this business concept was considered utopian, but the it at the end it was successful.

Anyway, I know for sure if you are visiting Eataly, you’ll love it and you will be end buying something…


What kind of products can you find at Eataly?

Eataly is little flavor paradise…

Eataly is part of the Slow Life & Slow food movement, because most of their products are healthy and organic.

There are plenty of fresh products, like vegetables, meat, fish, cheese and fruits. All with high quality and reasonable price.


You could buy home made bread, fresh pasta of any kind (white, green, stuffed…).


You will feel hungry from everything you see! Cheeses and cooked meats come from Italy.


There are also chocolate, pasta, rice for risotto, sauces, olives, olive oil, canned vegetables, tomatoes… all from little producers in Italy.



All the different areas in Eataly, New York


This area is from the famous Italian coffee company, you can taste not only their best coffees, but also their best teas. You will find whatever you need for your breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Opens at 8am to 11pm.



In this area, you could taste delicious homemade ice creams.

Opens at 11am to 11pm



A bar/restaurant at the building’s terrace.

You can taste Italian beer and eat at the rooftop.

Opens: Sunday to Wednesday from 11:30am to 11pm, Thursday to Saturday from 11:30am to midnight.

Click here to make your reservation.


-MANZO Restaurant

A restaurant specialized in US meat, and not from Italy.

Opens: Monday to Friday from 11:30am to 4:30pm for lunch, and from 5pm to 10pm for dinner.

Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am to 10:00pm.

Click here to make your reservation.



The CAFE VERGANNO was founded 130 years ago close to Torino, Piamonte region in Italy. They propose sweet bakery and a delicious coffee.

Opens: Everyday from 10am to 10:30pm



As the name suggest, it is a roast chicken, pork and beef shop. You can buy food to take home and they sell also roasted beef sandwiches.

Opens everyday from 11am to 10pm, and the Panani shop it’s open from 11:30am to 5pm.


-PRANZO Restaurant

This restaurant is only for having lunch. You can see the chefs cooking, and every month they celebrate a different Italian area.

Opens on weekdays from 12pm to 3pm.

You need to make a reservation. Click here to make one.


Eataly’s newness, it opened on May 12th 2014… What I can tell you? For me it is a dream becoming true but at the same time I cry with every pound in my body thanks to the famous hazelnut chocolate spread.



You can find delicious Paninis and snacks

Opens from 11am to 5pm.



This is the Eataly’s bakery. They bake homemade bread.

Opens from 11:30am to 10pm.



It is a wine cellar with a great wine assortment.

Opens: Monday to Saturday from 10am to 10pm and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm.



They are three restaurants proposing respectively cooked meats, fish and vegetables.

Open hours: Monday to Saturday from 11am to 10pm and Sunday 11am to 10pm.

Tables and bar seats are available first-come first-served.



The restaurant has a great variety of pizzas and pasta like its name indicates.

Opens: Monday to Saturday 11am to 10pm and Sunday 11am to 10pm.


We had a 4 cheese pizza, perfect!. The pizza dough was thin, lots of cheese, I totally recommend it.


We also had the Penne Rigate al Pomodoro, a simple recipe that we loved.



Where is Eataly in New York?

Address: 200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010.




My fist trip to New York was in 2007 when I was working for an airline company. I was born in the US, I lived in Mexico, in Europe in between Belgium, Spain and France… Well, let’s say I know about travelling! I bring my experience of NYC to the blog, to provide the best travel tips you could imagine!

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