About Us

12 years ago, Il Melograno Restaurant introduced the neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen to delicious, fresh, real Northern Italian food. 

8 years ago, we opened Il Baretto to give our friends and neighbors a simple space to find great wine and aperitivo. 

But as we say in Italy: La vita continua!

In this spirit is Il Baretto To Go, delivering a bit of Italy right to your door.

With Il Baretto To Go we begin as always with homemade bread and pasta made daily right here in our expanded kitchen. We then use the very best fresh ingredients to create made to order sauces as well as the very best quality meats and cheeses for our sandwiches. For lighter fare we feature our famous garden-fresh salads with grains as well as a variety of vegan, gluten free and whole wheat options.

But that’s not all. Il Baretto To Go is the first restaurant in the neighborhood to make the original Roman pizza cooked “Alla Pala” using real Italian ingredients, Neapolitan tomatoes, Italian unbleached flour and the best products from local markets.

We prepare traditional Italian gelato with only natural ingredients including fresh fruit and whole milk. We also feature homemade desserts to give you a real family meal.

As always, we thank you for your long time support and we will continue offering the same quality you have always expected.

Testimonials

  • 5 star ratingVery delicious food. Authentic ITALIAN Italian. Prices are very good. I chose this venue over the overpriced Greek venue a... read more

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    Michael S.
    7/25/2020

    5 star ratingA hidden gem! Literally ran into this place while looking for shelter from the cold and wind after walking away... read more

    Annabel T. Avatar
    Annabel T.
    3/07/2020

    5 star ratingTop notch food at an unassuming "take away". I have regularly been eating Il Baretto and now Il Baretto To... read more

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    R M.
    1/03/2020
  • 5 star ratingThe salads are large and fresh. Their paninis are just amazingly full of flavor. Personal favorite of the truffle Mac... read more

    Tatiana H. Avatar
    Tatiana H.
    11/25/2019

    5 star ratingThis place is my go to for take out. Their food is excellent, reasonably priced, usually includes a side of... read more

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    George L.
    10/24/2019

    5 star ratingI was quite impressed with the caprese panini, which was a decent size and fairly priced and tasted good. The... read more

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    Sam S.
    10/15/2019
  • 5 star ratingThey got it right! Best tasting pizza. Truly Italian crafted. Great spot, and kind staff. Good location too as it's... read more

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    Hank M.
    8/06/2019

    5 star ratingTheir Margherita Pie was everything I hoped for! I enjoy the simplicity about a good margherita pizza, and this... read more

    Gez L. Avatar
    Gez L.
    5/19/2019

    5 star ratingDelicious! I've ordered from here a few times and my orders are always correct and quickly delivered. Salads are fresh.... read more

    Kristen G. Avatar
    Kristen G.
    3/13/2019
  • 5 star ratingReal authentic Italian pizza, can't believe I've passed this place and never went in. They found a new customer.

    Victor V. Avatar
    Victor V.
    3/11/2019

    5 star ratingAuthentic italian pizza. It is consistently delicious and ever disappoints. For take out or delivery.

    Georgia J. Avatar
    Georgia J.
    1/27/2019

    5 star ratingReally love this place! Delicious delicious food. I've tried their pizzas pastas salads espresso .. All of it is fresh,... read more

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    grace v.
    1/27/2019
  • 5 star ratingNailed it. Had the pizza with ham olive and artichoke. Amazing crust. Might have to be a weekly lunch joint...

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    Zachary A.
    1/02/2019

    5 star ratingI love this place, for dining in or carrying out for convenience. When I lived at the Mercedes House it... read more

    Brandi L. Avatar
    Brandi L.
    12/13/2018

    5 star ratingWe have been to Il Baretto once and ordered takeout a couple of times. Everything is delicious! My last time... read more

    Victoria R. Avatar
    Victoria R.
    11/24/2018
  • 5 star ratingThis is a great spot for pizza, salads, Italian pasts and homemade gelato! The staff is friendly and the food... read more

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    John B.
    10/10/2018

    5 star ratingBEST PIZZA I EVER HAD IN MY LIFE - If That's What Pizza Is Supposed To Taste Like I've Been... read more

    Cree C. Avatar
    Cree C.
    10/09/2018

    5 star ratingMy new little gem. The owner is so sweet and so are the employees. I frequent this place for their... read more

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    Paige M.
    9/14/2018
  • 5 star ratingThe cannoli!!!!! Literally had one of those eye closing mmmmmmm moments when I bit into it! I also got a... read more

    Leslie I. Avatar
    Leslie I.
    7/11/2018

    5 star ratingIf you want authentic italian gelato this is the place! Amazing flavours, very fair prices. Cant wait to go... read more

    Namok G. Avatar
    Namok G.
    6/14/2018

    5 star ratingQuick delicious food! I'm so happy to get a fresh made hot meal on 11th ave. The salads, pasta and... read more

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    Ty J.
    5/12/2018
  • 5 star ratingI am in town for a trade show. Wish I had found this gem earlier. The people are great and... read more

    Holly D. Avatar
    Holly D.
    3/25/2018

    5 star ratingLove this place. Delicious pizza, really nice salads. A few seats, but it's definitely a to-go place. ... read more

    Sophia S. Avatar
    Sophia S.
    11/27/2017

    5 star ratingThis place is the real deal for anyone who loves authentic italian pizza. The hazelnut gelato is amazing as well.... read more

    Kit B. Avatar
    Kit B.
    11/25/2017
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