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About Us

Ristorante Morini is a comfortable neighborhood restaurant located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side offering a broad range of seasonal, pan-Italian cuisine. Chef Michael White and his culinary teams’ collective adventures in Italy influenced the creation of a menu with both traditional and modern preparations of regional Italian specialties. Enjoy classic crudos, specialty salads, hand-made pastas and choice grilled seafood and meats. The kitchen operations are led daily by Executive Chef Cesar Guadarrama.

Ristorante Morini’s beverage program complements the depth and breadth of the menu. Featuring a Wine Spectator awarded, "Best of Award of Excellence" wine program, focused on Italian selections as well as additional European and American labels; in addition to a seasonally changing, skillfully crafted cocktail menu. 

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