ALLORA An Italian Concept

Celebrating the flavors of Italy, slip into Allora where the art of dining and drinking is rediscovered. Blending Italian classics with modern techniques and seasonal ingredients, Executive Chef Chris Maher offers an impressive and sometimes playful menu filled with housemade pastas, pizzas made to order, creative insalatas, small plates and more. Located in TWELVE Hotel Midtown, Allora welcomes guests to sit and stay awhile in an inviting environment that showcases industrial design, warm leathers and woods, and rustic touches including an expansive central bar, chef’s tables overlooking an open kitchen, comfortable booths, and a spacious, covered outdoor patio.



Enjoy fresh, seasonal cocktails, a craft beer or a glass of wine at the gorgeous, newly redesigned bar at Allora. Allora boasts a fantastic wine list featuring a wide array of Champagne, prosecco, white and red wine offerings as well as highlighting several beautiful Chiantis and Super Tuscans. Current cocktail offerings include:

FLIGHT OF THE CONCORD: luxardo grappa, creme de violette, lavender simple

THE FRANKLIN: bombay london dry gin, noilly pratt dry vermouth, olive brine

LIMONCELLO BELLINI: housemade limoncello, prosecco, raspberries

SNEAKY PEAT: michter's bourbon, carpano, antica sweet vermouth, white grapefruit

AL CAPONE: dickle rye, campari, singed orange

SERENDIPITY: lairds applejack brandy, apple cider, prosecco

Buffalo Burrata


As Italian tradition dictates, every meal should begin with plates for the table to share. Allora offers tantalizing first course dishes such as their Crab Bruschetta with lump crab, celery & pickled mustard seed; Veal & Ricotta meatballs with parmesan rice grits, san marzanos, and grana padano; Charred Octopus with barlotto bean hummus, peperonata, and castelvetranos; and Roasted Cauliflower Soup with golden raisins, pine nuts, and crispy kale.

Crab Bruschetta

Lump crab, celery & pickled mustard seed

Buffalo Burrata

Veal & Ricotta Meatballs

Parmesan rice grits, san marzanos, grana padano

Charred Octopus

Barlotto bean hummus, peperonata, castelvetranos



Enticing Italian classics fill the Allora entree menu. Here you will find rich dishes such as such as Roasted Branzino with broccoli, capers, castelvetranos, lemon, and brown butter; and Cacio e Pepe, created with black pepper fettuccine, black pepper, pecorino romano, and poached egg. You'll also find a broad list of wood-fired pizzas and heavenly handmade pasta choices.

Cacio e Pepe

Black pepper fettuccine, black pepper, pecorino romano, poached egg

Roasted Branzino

Broccoli, capers, castelvetranos, lemon, brown butter

Margherita Pizza

San Marzano pasatta, foir di latte, fresh basil


An authentic Italian dinner isn't complete without a tempting array of dessert options. Allora offers a decadent dessert menu featuring offerings such as Warm Olive Cake served warm, with a scoop of honey gelato; a Lemon Basil Tart with frozen custard, graham cracker crust, and torched meringue; Espresso Panna Cotta with chocolate crumble, and hazelnut whip; along with a seasonal selection of Gelato and Sorbet.

Allora offers breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.



FRI & SAT 5PM-11:30PM

For more information on Allora, including reservations, location and more, please visit their website by clicking the button below.

We would like to thank Allora, Executive Chef Chris Maher, and Caren West PR, for an absolutely stellar, memorable experience. We would also like to thank our readers for allowing us to share our thoughts and opinions on these complimentary tasting experiences and products with you. Thank you for your confidence in us and thank you in advance for visiting and supporting these businesses. For more from The Front Porch Gourmet, return to our website here:

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The Front Porch Gourmet

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