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Il Valentino (CLOSED)

Restaurants, Italian Midtown East

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Six nights a week, octogenarian clarinetist Sol Yaged and his band perform standards from the ’30s and ’40s at this restaurant inside the Sutton Hotel, while couples ranging in age from 30 to 70 dance between courses. It’s a lesson in why songs like “As Time Goes By” and “Summertime” are immortal. The food isn’t bad, either. Order the toothsome house-made cavatelli or spinach salad with Gorgonzola cheese and walnuts. The Long Island duck breast has a balanced sauce of honey and grapes; the veal chop is competently prepared. But they won’t distract you from Sol’s classic stylings.

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Address: Sutton Hotel, 330 E 56th St
New York
10022
Cross street: between First and Second Aves
Transport: Subway: N, R, W to Lexington Ave–59th St; 4, 5, 6 to 59th St
Price: Average main course: $21. AmEx, DC, Disc, MC, V
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Opening hours: Mon–Fri noon–3pm, 5–11pm; Sat, Sun 3:30–11pm
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