Private Roast for Up to Ten, Dinner for Two, or $25 for $50 Worth of Upscale Italian Cuisine at Il Tesoro Ristorante

Upper East Side

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In a Nutshell

Italian sausage, fresh grilled seafood, classic pastas, and other Old-World Italian dishes

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. Online reservations not accepted. Dine-in only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Alcohol is not discounted more than 50%. Merchant is solely responsible for all sales and delivery of alcohol. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverages. An 18% service fee will be automatically added to the pre-discounted bill. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

$900 for a private lamb, suckling-pig, or goat roast for up to ten (a $1,200 value), including two glasses of house wine and one glass of prosecco per person<p> $59 for a prix fixe Italian dinner for two (up to a $130 total value)

  • Two antipasto dishes (up to a $12 value each)
  • Two primi entrees (up to a $23 value each)
  • Two secondi entrees (up to a $30 value each)<p>

$25 for $50 worth of upscale Italian cuisine<p>

Antipasti such as oven-baked braised short ribs and eggplant topped with mozzarella ($15) lead the way for entrees such as risotto with four types of seafood ($28) and roasted duck braciole stuffed with spinach and fontina ($25). See the full dinner menu and prix fixe menu for more details.<p>

IL Tesoro Ristorante

An Italian-Educated Owner and Chef

Inside his open kitchen at IL Tesoro Ristorante, owner and chef A.J. Black sears ahi tuna, grills Colorado lamb chops, and crowns fresh black linguine with seafood. Drawing on his training at the Italian Culinary Institute and inside the kitchens of the five-star Grand Hotel Plaza in Rome, Black combines Old-World Italian flavors with modern cooking techniques and plays matchmaker by serving plates of spaghetti for two composed of only one noodle.

Seasonal Dishes in an Authentic Atmosphere

The menu showcases fresh, seasonal ingredients and rotating daily specials, such as Chef Black's signature risotto alla pescatora sautéed with clams, mussels, shrimp, and scallops and finished with cherry tomato sauce. The wine list collects Italian wines carefully selected from both large and boutique wineries to pair with menu selections. Fresco paintings decorate the plastered walls with Tuscan scenery alongside antique artwork, intricate woodwork, and prospective diners with their noses pressed against the windows.

Customer Reviews

Very attentive and friendly staff.
Bonnie · October 29, 2013
Disappointed with the lobster special. Everything else really good.
Jeffrey K. · August 14, 2013
Great food and excellent service.
Evangeline T. · August 4, 2013
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    Upper East Side

    1578 1st Avenue

    New York, NY 10028


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