Osteria Cotta

513 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10024


  • $$$
  • Takeout
  • Dinner
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
Osteria Cotta capitalizes on the growing interest on the part of New Yorkers in Italian regional cooking. Featuring crowd-pleasers from the four corners of the boot-shaped country, the menu constitutes a greatest hits of Italian cooking. From the Island of Capri, there’s a Caprese salad; from Genoa, a bruschetta with ricotta and pesto; from Tuscany, a dish of stewed lentils; from Sicily, a caponata with plenty of pine nuts; from Naples, a margherita pizza; and so forth. The interior of the restaurant is lit by a flickering, wood-burning oven, and tables spill out on to the sidewalk in good weather. We recommend everything but the secondi – which are dull compared to everything else.

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