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Sofia Wine Bar and Cafe

€€ - €€€Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
242 E 50th St, New York City, NY 10022-7763
+1 212-888-8660
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese plate” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
242 E 50th St, New York City, NY 10022-7763
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I recommend a stop at Sofia Wine Bar if you are looking for a chill place to enjoy great wine and tasty small plates.

Thank tony G
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went here with some friends for a girls wine night. Great atmosphere and fun sharing foods/tapas. Will definitely return!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We found this delightful wine bar online. It was a short walk from our hotel and was absolutely perfect for our evening. Sofia's is a small wine bar and all tables and the bar were filled when we arrived. There were a few chairs for...More

Thank 66Marla
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We popped in here just before Christmas for a drink before dinner and I’m so glad we did! Such a cute, cosy bar with amazing wines, I would recommend it highly it did not disappoint

Thank Traveller1989P
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

What a place surprise! Sofia has a warm atmosphere. This is a neighborhood wine bar. The wait staff were very friendly. It was beautifully decorated and felt like we were in a country inn.

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We were looking for a wine bar with some light fare. Sofia was just perfect! The atmosphere was cozy, intimate and friendly. We waited at the bar for our seats, where we tasted some beautiful wines. The small plates of cheeses were the perfect pairing...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We stopped in for a glass of wine and really loved the vibe in this place. The bartender was very friendly and helped me pick out a nice glass of red. Although we didn't order anything to eat the food smelled amazing. Great place to...More

Thank ocloanshark
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This small wine bar has a lovely atmosphere. The wine selection is mainly focused on Italian wines. We really enjoyed the time we spent here though it is slightly pricey. I would certainly go back anyway as the place was really enjoyable.

Thank Adrideo
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The food, service and atmosphere was AMAZING! My favorite food stop in NYC so far. Quick service and super friendly servers that remembered us after our first visit.

Thank bkwikk
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Great happy hour spot. On a Thursday night it was slow, once after 630/7 it picked up, but not overly busy. The wine list is deeper than a lot of other wine bars I've been to so I enjoyed that rather much. Also their charcuterie...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:30
17:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 E 50th St, New York City, NY 10022-7763
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-8660
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