The name Becco is derived from the Italian verb, beccare, which means to peck, nibble or savor something in a discriminating way. Lidia Bastianich & her son, Joe, opened Becco in 1993 & since then, it has been providing the New York community with outstanding service for over 20 years.

Located on New York’s famed Restaurant Row in the heart of the theater district, Becco is open 7 days a week for both lunch & dinner. Becco is most famous for its’ innovative pasta tasting menu & extensive $31 wine list.



the team

Lidia Bastianich

Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy award winning public television host, a best-selling cookbook author, restaurateur & owner of a flourishing food & entertainment business.  Lidia has married her two passions in life…

William Gallagher

Chef Gallagher’s culinary education started where most great Chef’s careers begin, in his grandmother’s kitchen. There he learned how to cook with skillful & careful preparation & the importance of hand selecting…

Joe Bastianich

Restaurateur Joe Bastianich, along with his mother Lidia Bastianich,  owns over thirty successful restaurants worldwide including Babbo & Del Posto in NYC, Carnevino in Las Vegas & in 2010, expanded the famed…