is a new 140-seat restaurant in Gramercy Park with a sprawling bar, exposed brick and and lush greenery. Visitors can also choose to dine in a fully heated outdoor veranda. The restaurant's name is a nod to chef/partner James Tracey's mother. Tracey, who worked at Gramercy Tavern, Lespinasse and helped Tom Colicchio open Craft, is offering Italian favorites with a modern twist.
At Isabelle's, diners will discover seasonal, greenmarket-driven by dishes like Lumache with Pork Ragu & Whipped Ricotta, Bone-In Pork Chop Milanese, Pumpkin Pappardelle, Free-Range Roast Chicken and the Winter Squash with Stracciatella. All pastas are made in-house daily.
More than 100 wines, many Italian, complement Tracey's menu
, including a dozen rare, older vintages. Cocktails
showcase seasonal favorites like the Negroni, Gibson's Martini and various Spritzes in addition to innovative beverages like the Grappa Chamomile Sour.
Photos: Isabelle's Osteria
Isabelle's Osteria is open for lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, takeout + delivery Monday - Sunday. Reservations are available via both Resy
. In accordance with New York City government mandates, the restaurant is currently operating at a reduced indoor capacity of 25%. To keep the team and guests safe, Isabelle's Osteria is implementing protective measures including temperature checks, hand sanitizing stations and a brand new state-of-the-art air filtration system.
Isabelle's Osteria is located at 245 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10003 (212) 388-1145