Ever since La Mela opened in 1988, this trattoria has been serving authentic Italian cuisine to hungry customers with a healthy dose of NYC style. This well-known establishment caters to the passersby on Mulberry Street in New York City's Little Italy neighborhood.
La Mela offers an a la carte menu as well as family style options. The complete menu is available every night until 2 a.m. Antipasti starts with dishes like Mozzarella & Tomatoes ($8) or Calamari Fritti ($16). Pasta dishes include Linguini with Mussels or Clams ($19). New York strips steaks are available with sauteed mushrooms or sausage and chicken. Rounding out the menu are chicken (pollo), veal (vitelli), and seafood (frutti di mare) options. La Mela also offers a delectable variety of desserts to finish off your meal, such as rich cannoli or decadent tartufo.
La Mela offers Italian catering for private parties. Their large party venues can accommodate anywhere from 5 to 400 people! The Garden Room has a beautiful rustic mural adorning the wall and seating available for receptions or banquets. For indoor events, the Patio Room has an intricately sloped ceiling with gilded paintings overlooking the dining area.
For memories that will last a lifetime, diners can take home a collectible yellow mug with La Mela's logo as well as umbrellas for drizzling days. Coupons can be found on their website as well as pictures of the delicious dishes to delight the senses.
For questions about the menu or to book a reservation, call La Mela today at (212)431-9493.