Welcome to Il Poeta  Ristorante.

   Il Poeta is a family-owned restaurant featuring classic Italian dishes brought to life with the culinary touches of Chef Mario DiChiara.  Fine dining and exceptional service is what you can expect when you visit us. After years of experience as Chef at such restaurants as Harry's Bar (owned by cipriani in Venice, Italy), Cipriani (NY), and Il Corso, Chef Mario DiChiara and his brother-in-law Luca decided to open IL Poeta.  Come taste some of the classic Northern Italian dishes and some of Chef Mario's delicious creations.
    For either lunch or dinner, from appetizers to desserts and all in between, Il Poeta can satisfy your taste. To quench your thirst we also serve a wide array of wines.


Our Hours:
Il Poeta is open 6 days a week and our doors are open from
Tuesday to Sunday from 12pm - 10pm.


 Chef Mario DiChiara has been featured in many fine culinary publications as well as appearing on Italian cooking shows on the International Italian Television station RAI
In the latest review here is what eatdrink.timeoutny.com had to say about Mario's risotto, just one of Mario's  specialties.
    "The risotto is well worth its 20-minute preparation time. Chef Mario Di Chiara even manages to turn a mixed-vegetable appetizer into something special."


98-04 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills NY 11375

Don't hesitate to send us a comment, inquire about an event that you would like us to host.  We would love to hear from you.

Dinner and drinks are waiting at
Il Poeta
Ristorante Italiano

98-04 Metropolitan Ave. Forest Hills - NY - 11375 - (718) 544-4223