We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Upper East Side

New York City, NY
+1 212-721-3689
No entry fee. Enrich your experience with a tour or activity!
Popular ways to visit!
from US$35
More Info
Central Park and Upper East Side Walking Tour
from US$39
More Info
When Harry Met Seinfeld Tour
from US$60
More Info
Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens Coach Tour from Manhattan
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
High-rent neighborhood of New York City located along one side of Central Park, which is predominately residential with town homes and apartment buildings along with pricey shops, restaurants, and architectural gems such as the Guggenheim Museum and the Cooper-Hewitt.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
New York City, NY
Upper East Side
+1 212-721-3689
Write a Review
Reviews (210)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whos who of the big apple. Museums prep schools Central Park expensive shopping just some of what is here. High end hotels and homes surround. Check it out.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's so much to see on the Upper East Side. From interesting and upscale shopping to some of the best dining in Gotham, this neighborhood is great.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I am a regular on the Upper East side and love the life, museums, cherry blossoms on Park Avenue and of course the streets and people. Just yesterday, I found a small coffee shop with garden that I had never heard before..and love looking at...More

Thank neil102
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This area is the residence of many of the elite and well to do in New York City. Worth a stroll through to see the buildings.

1  Thank 30,043
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great vibe and so much to see even if you are window shopping. Visual delight and a must whether you are a local or visiting our beloved Big Apple.

Thank Travelbear007
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to just walk around and look at the amazing buildings & go to Central Park for a picnicking🥂

Thank visual68
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Many of New York's best museums are located here. And Fifth Avenue along Central Park is splendid. This is New York's most expensive neighborhood, so the businesses reflect the money, as to the perfect apartment buildings. Not very well served by public transit.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Wish I was here a warm summer day, the buildings are very exclusive and you have alot of green areas around. If you are a gossip girl fan, this is the place to be!

Thank Jesper N
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A sleepy Upper East Side street is the location of the Bohemian Hall. It is an exciting venue for contemporary art, music, film and theater. The space is dedicated to promoting and celebrating Czech culture in the United States and presenting diverse calendar of cultural...More

4  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful neighborhood. I really enjoyed the scenery. The parks and the architecture are stunning.

Thank Rehsinup19
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
Nearby Restaurants
Luke's Lobster- Upper East Side
124 reviews
.06 km away
H&H Midtown Bagels East
80 reviews
.08 km away
San Matteo Pizzeria e Cucina
31 reviews
.08 km away
Agora Turkish Restaurant
41 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Schaller & Weber
19 reviews
.41 km away
Oscar Wilde Tours
69 reviews
.31 km away
Brandy's Piano Bar
51 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Upper East Side staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines