Patsy’s Italian Restaurant has been a traditional, family-owned and operated Italian restaurant located in Midtown Manhattan.
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Founded in 1944 by Pasquale “Patsy” Scognamillo,
Patsy’s Italian Restaurant has been in its current and only theater district location (in the building next to the original site since 1954)
Patsy’s Italian Restaurant has had only three chefs; the late Patsy, his son Joe Scognamillo, who has been at the establishment since the tender age of seven, and Joe’s son Sal Scognamillo, who has been manning the kitchen since 1988.
Patsy’s Italian Restaurant attracts a varied clientele, including an extremely loyal following of regular patrons, Italian food aficionados, tourists, and celebrities. They enjoy the restaurant’s remarkable signature dishes, including succulent Veal Chops Siciliano, spicy Lobster Fra Diavolo, tender Chicken Contadina, and savory Calamari stuffed with seafood. Spectacular seafood such as Striped Bass Marechiare, Lobster Oreganata, and Shrimp Scampi are always requested, as are meat favorites like Sirloin Steak Pizzaiola with Peppers and Mushrooms, Stuffed Veal Chop Marsala, and Chicken Livers Cacciatora.