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Crispo

food × drink

 

Located in the heart of Chelsea, Crispo is one of NYC's best kept secrets.

"As soon as you step inside Crispo, you're engulfed by dark brick, polished wood, wrought iron, and the smell of the kind of comforting regional-Italian food you can't help but gorge yourself on, including the tastiest spaghetti carbonara in New York City." - Esquire Magazine  

Come and join us for dinner where we treat every customer just like we would treat our own mother. Seating is available in our main dining room, our year round garden area and in the warmer temperatures our front patio. 

 

Phone

(212)229-1818 

 

Location

240 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10011

 

Hours

M-Th 5p–11p
F-Sa 5p–11:30p
Su 5p–10:30p

 

Reservations

Interested in PRE-ORDERING a bottle of wine or champagne for the table? How about some antipasti for your guests upon arrival? Did you want to pay for a special dinner discreetly? Please make your selection and fill out this form to authorize the charge. This can be faxed 212-229-9979 or emailed to crisporestaurant@gmail.com

CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION FORM

Make a Reservation

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LARGE GROUP RESERVATIONS

 

We are happy to host your dinner party at the restaurant. Large parties that are over 10 require the use of a price - fix or a family style menu depending on the final count. Crispo does not have private dining rooms but we are able to accommodate parties of 30 maximum. Large parties can be seated in our carriage house or in the main dining room. We can take requests for preferred seating but no guarantees can be made. For larger parties than 30, please call the restaurant directly.


TO RESERVE YOUR LARGE PARTY:

All menus and our contract package can be downloaded here: 

 * PARTY CONTRACT AND MENUS 

 

Step 1: Confirm availability by calling the restaurant M - F from 9:30 to 5:00.

Step 2: CHOOSE MENU, DOWNLOAD PACKAGE FROM ABOVE, AND Fill out the Large Party Contract sheet from the package.

STEP 3: email or fax back to the restaurant to hold your booking.                 email: crisporestaurant@gmail.com or fax: 212 - 229 - 9979

Step 4: We will call or email you to confirm your booking. 


 

We have two menu options. Please choose option A or B below then customize your menu using the listed selections. Follow the steps below to proceed with your booking.

MENU OPTION A - 2 Courses $44.00 per person includes appetizers & entrees.
MENU OPTION B - 3 Courses $49.00 per person includes appetizers, entrees & desserts.
Both options do not include any beverages, 8.875% tax or suggested 20% gratuity


Primi
1st COURSE– Please choose 4 items from this list

Prosciutto Plate
Asparagus, Arugula Salad, Ricotta Salata
Hot & Sweet Soppressata, Provolone, Caponata
Romaine, Parmigiana & Crispy Chickpea
Goat Cheese & Mesclun Greens Salad Shallots, balsamico
Caramelized Cauliflower Olive Oil, Currants & Pine Nuts
Caramelized Brussels Sprouts Butter, Toasted Almonds, Maple

ADDITIONAL OFFERINGS (Supplemental Costs)

Prosciutto, Fresh Figs & Parmigiano (3.00)                                                                                                                                                                                 Prosciutto,  Soppressata,  Parmigiano,  Provolone,  Caponata (5.00) 
Burrata  Di  Puglia Tomato, Sofrito, Basil, Rocket, Bruschetta (2.00) 
Bufala Mozarella & Eggplant Caponata, preserved tomato (2.00)                                                                                                                                                Bufala Mozzarella, Beefsteak Tomato “Caprese” Basil, Oregano, Parsley, Shallots, Rocket, Balsamic (2.00)                                                                                   Prosciutto & Bufala Mozzarella Rocket Arugula, Grape Tomato (3.00)                                                                                                                                       Calamari & Zucchini Fritti Flash Fried w/ Flour, Cardamom, Pepper, Fried Parsley, Marinara (2.00)                                                                                             Grilled Octopus Garbanzo, Tomato, Sunchoke, Lemon, Garlic (3.00)                                                                                                                                                     Roast Bone Marrow “Oreganato” Garlic, Oregano, Bread Crumbs, Sea Salt (3 Bones)- $5.00)                                                                                                       Roast Bone Marrow w/ Escargot Bourgogne White Wine Braised Snails, Parsley, Garlic Butter, Bread Crumbs, Sea Salt (3 Bones-$8.00)

 

Secondi
2ND COURSE– Please choose 4 items from this list

Jumbo Rigatoni Arugula, Tomato, Ricotta, Garlic, EVO Parmigiano                                                                                                                                         Fettucine “Beef Bolognese” Beef Ragu, Parmigiano
Spaghetti Carbonara “ 3p Classic ” Poached Egg, Parmigiano, Romano                                                                                                                                             Bucatini Amatriciana Guanciale, Tomato, Chiles, Pecorino                                                                                                                                                        Spaghetti & Polpetti “ Dora's Meatballs ” Tomato, Garlic, EVO, Basil, Oregano, Pecorino                                                                                                            Trofie al Prosciutto Pasta Twists, Prosciutto, Truffle, Peas & Parmigiano                                                                                                                            Orecchiette di Puglia Broccoli Rabe, Sausage, Parmigiano & Romano                                                                                                                                   Spaghetti Pomodoro Tomato, Garlic, EVO, Basil, Oregano, Pecorino                                                                                                                                              Mushroom Pappardelle Sage, shallots, tomato, parmigiana                                                                                                                                                         Free Bird Chicken Breast alla Milanese                                                                                                                                

ADDITIONAL OFFERINGS (Supplemental Costs)                                                                                                                                                                Truffled Mushroom Crusted Salmon Spinach, Mushroom (8.00)                                                                                                                                                 Branzino “Alla Griglia” Kale, Garlic, Cippolini (8.00)                                                                                                                                                                 Seared Branzino Brussels Sprouts, Brown Butter, Lemon (8.00)                                                                                                                                                       Crisp Duck Breast Fig Port Reduction Chive Potato Croquettes, Brussels Sprouts (8.00)                                                                                                              Angus Hangar Steak Truffled Risotto Cake, Kale, Red Onion Confit (6.00)                                                                                                                                  Ricotta Ravioli “Pomodoro” Tomato, EVO, Basil, Parmigiano, Pecorino (2300)                                                                                                                        Spaghetti & Shrimp Tomato, Garlic, Oregano, Chiles (3.00)
Spinach & Short Rib Ravioli Red Wine, Mushroom, Parmigiano (3.00)
Truffled Ricotta Ravioli Truffles, Truffle Butter, Parmigiano (5.00)

Additional Daily Special Options Closer to Date

GLUTEN FREE PASTA OPTIONS AVAILABLE - (2.75 PER PLATE)

Dessert is Chef Selection served Family Style

LOOKING TO ADD SOMETHING SPECIAL TO YOUR EVENT?

We recommend starting off your party with some Crispo antipasti - These are added at a la carte prices.

ANTIPASTI/ CURED MEATS/FORMAGGI -
Choose 3 for $21.95

ANTIPASTI

  • RISOTTO MOZZARELLA BALLS “ARANCINI”
  • EGGPLANT CAPONATA
  • TRUFFLED FRESH RICOTTA CHEESE & OLIVE OIL
  • STUFFED HOT CHERRY PEPPERS

CURED MEATS

  • HOT SOPPRESSATA
  • SWEET SOPPRESSATA

FORMAGGI

PARMIGIANO - COW • TALEGGIO - COW • CAPRINO - AGED GOAT •
PROVOLONE - COW • PECORINO PEPATO - SHEEP •
PECORINO CHIANTI - SHEEP

 

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MENUS 

 

Click on any of the menu options below to see our current offerings.

Crispo Dinner Menu

Wine Menu

Cocktails/Beer Selections

CRISPO OFFERS NIGHTLY MEAT AND FISH SPECIALS THAT ARE NOT LISTED ON OUR MENU!                               PLEASE CALL TO INQUIRE!

 
 

Frequently asked questions

 

General Dining

  1. Do you take reservations? Yes we do! You can call us directly at the restaurant or make them through OpenTable. Please be advised the largest party taken through OpenTable is 5. For larger groups, please call the restaurant.
  2. Do you serve anything besides pasta? Of course! We offer daily meat and seafood specials according to our daily fresh deliveries. Please call the restaurant for details.
  3. I would like to sit in the garden, can this be guaranteed?  Due to its high demand, the garden is seated on a first come, first serve basis. We can certainly make a note of your preference for garden seating but it will not be guaranteed.
  4. Do you have vegetarian options? Yes we do and since our food is made fresh to order, a lot of dishes can be accommodated to suit your dietary needs. 
  5. Do you have gluten free options? We offer gluten free pasta to substitute a majority of our pasta dishes. Also, most of the menu can be accommodated for you. Please see your server for guidance.
  6. Can I bring my own food to the restaurant? We have a broad menu that can easily be adapted to suit many dietary needs, restrictions and allergies. If necessary, you can bring your own food for a $44 service fee.
  7. Can I bring my own cake to the restaurant? Cupcakes? Certainly! There is a plating fee of $3.50 per person for anything brought from outside the restaurant.
  8. Can I bring decorations or party favors? You are more than welcome to bring in decorations as long as they are tasteful and not obtrusive.
  9. Do you have a corkage fee? We do not have one as we actually do not allow any bottles to be brought from the outside?
  10. What credit cards do we take? We take all major credit cards.
  11. Do you deliver? Currently we do not offer any delivery service.
  12. Can I order to take away? Of course! Please make sure to give yourself plenty of time as good food takes time to make!
  13. Do you have televisions? We do not.
  14. Can we split the check or have separate checks? While we cannot provide separate checks for one party, we can split a check up to 4 ways.
  15. Do you cater? Currently we do not offer catering services.
  16. Do you have gift cards? We sell gift cards that are e-mailed directly to the recipient. You can purchase them directly from our website or from OpenTable gifts.
  17. Do you allow dogs? Service dogs? Service dogs are allowed and welcome. Otherwise, if you would like to bring your dog, we can seat you in the cafe area in the front of our restaurant.
  18. Are you handicapped accessible? We are an older building and are not necessarily handicapped accessible, however, the small stairs are very manageable and we can assist you if need be.

Group Dining

  1. Can we rent the entire restaurant? Yes. Please email us with your inquiry. Let us know your budget, expected guest count and the date you are looking for.
  2. Why must we use a price -fixe menu? We require a price -fix menu for large groups because all our dishes are made to order and it would be hard for us to accommodate your party without knowing the order ahead of time. We look forward to providing you and all our other diners the best possible service and this allows for that.
  3. Do you offer beverage packages? We do not offer beverage packages. We do highly suggest that you pre-select wines to help you have some control of cost.
  4. How many credit cards can we use to pay the check? We can accept up to 4 credit cards.
  5. Can we have separate checks? Unfortunately, no.
  6. When do I have to confirm my final guest count? You have up to 24 hours prior to the dinner to adjust your final count.
  7. How far in advance can I book my party? We can book a party up to 3 months in advance.
  8. How much time will we have to dine? Each party is given 2 1/2 hours to dine with us.
  9. Can I order wines in advance? Yes and we definitely recommend you doing so.
  10. Do children have to pay full price? Children that are 12 years and older do pay full price on the price - fix. If they are under 12, they may order off the regular menu.
  11. Can I come and see the space? Certainly! Please call and stop by after 4PM for someone to assist you.
  12. Can I hold a specific date? Definitely! Call to get availability and we can hold a reservation for a few days until you finalize your details.
  13. What is the maximum amount of guests that we can have? We can accommodate parties of up to 30 people without buying out the restaurant. Anything else will require a rental charge.

Didn't find your answer?... Please use the contact us page to send us an email or call the restaurant directly!!

 

GIVE A GIFT!! - Click here to purchase a Crispo Gift Card in the denomination of your choice.

Crispo Gift Card

Looking to give a gift for the table?

Interested in PRE-ORDERING a bottle of wine or champagne for the table? How about some antipasti for your guests upon arrival? Did you want to pay for a special dinner discreetly? Please make your selection and fill out this form to authorize the charge. This can be faxed 212-229-9979 or emailed to crisporestaurant@gmail.com

download here:

CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION FORM

 

CONTACT US!

Please use the form below for any general inquiries. This form is not used to make reservations. 

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