Blakely New York is a wonderful boutique hotel that is home to one of New York’s most talked about Italian restaurants, Abboccato, a part of the Livanos Restaurant Group. With summer time in the air, Italian food might seem too heavy, but this restaurant takes the best of the flavors and energy of the Italian family by offering an open atmosphere as well as impeccable food. Abboccato has 7 different menus including Nonna’s Sunday dinner menu with traditional and rich Italian meals. This restaurant seats 75 people and gives off an intimate atmosphere. The terazza dining experience amplifies the intimacy with a long table that seats up to 18 guests. The windows open to a wonderful view over new-Moorish restored city center and 55th street. If you can’t make it for dinner, stop by for their happy and enjoy $7 martinis and specialty cocktails. All of their beers are imported from Italy and are just $5. For more information, please visit the Blakely New York website.