Open Christmas Eve: Jazz Brunch, 11:30AM-3:00PM; Dinner, 5:00PM-10:00PM
Open Christmas Day: Lunch, 12:00PM-3:00PM; Dinner, 5:00PM-10:00PM
Open New Year’s Eve: Jazz lunch/brunch (a la carte menu and brunch menu) 11:30AM-3:00PM; Dinner (a la carte menu and specials), 5:00PM-11:30PM
Open New Year’s Day: Dinner, 5:00PM-10:00PM (a la carte menu and chef’s specials)
Located in the historically landmarked Rockefeller Townhouses in Midtown, Il Gattopardo offers authentic Southern Italian cuisine for the most discerning of diners, augmented by a robust list of Italian wines and an unmatched level of hospitality and service.
Like something out of a Fellini film, Il Gattopardo, residing in the Rockefeller Townhouses in Mid-town West, offers authentic southern Italian cuisine in a sleek, mid-century modern dining room. The restaurant will offer a festive selection of Italian seasonal favorites for the holidays.
Christmas will include both specials and a la carte options. Among the holiday dishes are an ap-petizer of puntarelle (crispy Italian wild chicory) with lemon, anchovies, and extra virgin olive oil; an organic faro and porcini mushroom soup; risotto with clams and shaved red mullet “bottarga”; pan seared loin of lamb in red wine sauce and lentils; Dover sole broiled in extra virgin olive oil and lemon, served with winter caponata; and for dessert, Struffoli, a traditional Italian Christmas sweet.
For New Year’s Eve, the restaurant will be serving a variety of specials in addition to the a la carte menu. Specials will include appetizers such as a section of west coast oysters in a mi-gnonette sauce; a soup of organic farro and porcini mushrooms; pasta such as an artisanal ra-violi filled with lobster on its own sauce; entrees including traditional “Cotechino con Lenticchie” (Italian fresh sweet pork sausage slow cooked with organic lentils and herbs); and dessert such as warm chocolate lava cake with caramel gelato. For New Year’s Day, the restaurant will be open for dinner, serving chef’s specials and the a la carte menu.
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