Cacio e Pepe

182 Second Ave.
New York, NY 10003
Best Of


  • Sun 5pm-10:30pm, Mon-Thu 5pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-12am
  • $$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Dinner
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
This comfortable Roman trattoria excels at its namesake, cacio e pepe, square homemade spaghetti turned inside a wheel of pecorino cheese, further enhanced with a liberal toss of crushed black peppercorns, a seasoning beloved of Romans since 500 A.D. Other Roman delights include saltimbocca (a sautee of prosciutto and monkfish fillet "married" with a toothpick) and coda alla vaccinara (oxtails braised with tomatoes and celery). Special pastas are often the best choice, so pay attention when your server recites them.

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