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Marta

Restaurants Midtown
4 out of 5 stars
(5user reviews)
Margherita di bufala pizza at Marta
Photograph: Paul Wagtouicz

Time Out says

Danny Meyer's getting into the pizza game—the restaurant mogul (Union Square Cafe, Shake Shack) has teamed with his Maialino chef Nick Anderer for this rustic Roman pizzeria inside the Martha Washington Hotel. A self-proclaimed Rome fanatic, Anderer fell in love with the capital city's thin, crackly-crusted rounds, which he pulls from two wood-burning ovens and a nine-foot-long over-embers grill. “It’s so light that the pizza becomes part of the meal rather than the entire meal itself,” he says. “The dough is a blank canvas for seasonal flavors.” Along with the traditional pies (Margherita, Napoletana), the toque turns out outré renditions like an okra-and-lamb-sausage number and one with pecorino, crumbled potato and crispy guanciale. The two-level restaurant, which features a mezzanine with bird’s-eye views of the main dining room below, is anchored by an open kitchen slinging more than just pizza: Expect rabbit meatballs, beer-brined chicken and butterflied trout saltimbocca presented on hand-painted ceramic dishes and custom-made butcher blocks.

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Address: The Redbury Hotel
29 E 29th St
New York
10016
Cross street: between Madison Ave and Park Ave South
Transport: Subway: N, R to 28th St; 6 to 28th St
Price: Average entrée: $23. AmEx, DC, Disc, MC, V
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Opening hours: Mon–Fri noon–11:30pm; Sat–Sun 11:30am–11:30pm
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4 out of 5 stars