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) #3,806 of 9,272 Restaurants in New York City €€ - €€€ Italian
1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021-3410
+1 212-717-8595
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021-3410
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

We ate dinner at Finestra late last month, and really enjoyed the very attentive service. The decor is very Italian, on the verge of being over the top, but quite beautiful, especially the play of light on the umbrellas surrounding the lights. There is a...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Lunch May 9th 2017. Very good, I have appreciated their suggestions and their dry Rose wine is delicious

Thank DF92200
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by our hotel which was a short walk away. We stopped in for lunch. Small quaint restaurant. Very good variety on the menu. I had the chicken parm lunch portion, which was more than enough. My wife had the fish special,...More

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We were in New York for a week that we had not anticipated on the Upper East Side. We wandered around looking for places to eat and found Finestra . We came back for lunch we came back for dinner and repeated and repeated and...More

Thank Ed_Maggie363
Reviewed 30 November 2016

If they are serving a large group -- as they often do because of the number of hospitals in the area -- consider going elsewhere. The conversation of the group dominates the entire room; tonight there was a table of 12 doctors in training, we...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food can be erratic but service is always extremely welcoming and helpful -- especially with descriptions of some of the chef's own contributions to Italian cuisine. The decorations are very amusing -- umbrellas cover the ceiling for example. Music is provided by a guitarist...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Excellent food, great service in this small neighborhood restaurant. The customers were a good mix of local and out-of-towners. The owner Simone has an excellent memory for people, On our second visit she greeted us as returning patrons and even remembered some of what we...More

Thank Foodietravelers5
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I ate here once because I was staying in the neighborhood. It was great! In addition the HSS gives a 10% discount!

Thank Diane I
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Small Italian restaurant convenient to the Hospital for Special Surgery. Clearly a local clientele; at least three tables were speaking Italian. Friendly and attentive service; very much a team effort, but not overwhelming or pressuring. Overall good cleanliness including the men's room. Decor is offbeat...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Four of us had a great dinner at Finestra last week. We were warmly greeted when we entered this nice neighborhood Italian restaurant. The soup, seafood salad, and calamari were a good start, followed by varied pasta and chicken dishes. All hot, fresh, and delicious....More

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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021-3410
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-717-8595
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