Roberto and Tanya Passon—the husband-and-wife team behind Aria in the West Village—train their focus on Italian bottles at this 14-seat wine bar. Drinkers can nibble on cicchetti (Italian small plates) like grilled octopus and Gorgonzola-stuffed dates wrapped with speck.
370 W 51st St
|Cross street:||between Eighth and Ninth Aves|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Sat 4pm–1am, Sun 4pm–midnight|
|Transport:||Subway: C, E to 50th St|
|Price:||Average glass of wine: $8. AmEx, Disc, MC, V|