Stay Among Hotels near Little Italy, NYC

Arthur Avenue, Belmont, and Other Classic Bronx Neighborhoods

Often known as a neighborhood in lower Manhattan, Little Italy’s true New York City roots begin at Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. During your visit, be sure to immerse yourself in the foodie sentiment and embark on a journey to discover the best bread, pasta, meat, pastries and more. Whether you’re searching for a satisfying espresso or Italian sausages there’s something for everyone at Little Italy in the Bronx.

Nearly every restaurant and shop on Arthur Avenue has a cultural story to tell. This area has even had an impact on popular culture, specifically in film and music. From Robert De Niro's A Bronx Tale to a Lady Gaga music video, Arthur Avenue has served as an important cultural landmark within our neighborhood in the Bronx.

Serving up the best Italian food the city has to offer, Arthur Avenue is the place to get your fix for a truly authentic dining experience. Some of our favorite restaurants include: Antonio’s Trattoria, Dominick’s, and Zero Otto Nove. Those visiting the area can also find unique shopping. For kitchenware and other trinkets, we recommend Cerini Coffee & Gifts. For authentic Italian goods and treats, there is no better place than Teitel Brothers and Artuso Pastry Shop.

Within the Belmont section of the Bronx, you’ll find that generations of Italian families have given the area small town character in a unique urban setting. From the sweet smell of sausages and peppers on the streets to authentic markets, Little Italy has a rich tradition and serves as one of New York’s best kept secrets. This quaint experience also provides visitors within easy reach to the outside world including Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo or the New York Botanical Garden. Although once you arrive, you likely won’t want to leave.