Readers: Scrap Del Posto, Add Monte’s Trattoria to the Best Italian Restaurants in NYC


Earlier this week, Zachary Feldman penned a list of the 10 best Italian restaurants in NYC, covering everything from old school red sauce joints to fine dining temples to new eateries bent on modernizing a classic cuisine. But a couple of readers took issue with his choices–or suggested he may have missed something.

Consider this from

OH PLEASE!!!!!!!!!! Del Posto was the biggest joke of a restaurant EVER

Or this constructive suggestion from Natali Wind:

I think maybe Monte’s Trattoria should be on this list. I just ate there the other day with my mother. It’s been around forever, the service is impeccable and the chef is one of the nicest people you’ll meet.

Think we missed another big one? Join the discussion in the comments.