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244 E 79th St, New York City, NY 10075-1264
+1 212-537-7745
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“black pasta” (5 reviews)
“kobe sliders” (4 reviews)
“arugula salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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244 E 79th St, New York City, NY 10075-1264
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent choice of food, Great to share, good atmosphere (by smartphone light), excellent service. But, it would be so much better, if you could see your friends, see your food and the decor.

Thank awwhitfield
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We loved the variety of flavours an international mix of different cuisines all in one restaurant. Visited with friends in Manhattan and loved it!

Thank Myblueowner
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were visiting our daughter, who (full disclosure) works at Sojourn and it was our first visit to see what she had been raving about. She picked out a raised table in the back away from the center of the restaurant. It was a Monday...More

Thank halfmilehills
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

People seemed to rave about their skirt steak, so that's what I ordered. First, the portion was rather small for a skirt steak. The ones that I have had before at my favorite restaurant in Aventura, Florida were so big that they had to be...More

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were there last night, with reservations on a Friday night. They took us promptly at 8pm, but waited over an hour for our meal. The boneless chicken with potatoes was delicious!!! Fish tacos were great. The ravioli was amazing. The salad ok. Venue was...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Sojourn is a gem on the upper east side. From the tucked away entrance, to the enclave like design and the rustic feel of the space, you feel like you're transported to a totally different new place. The staff is really kind and welcoming and...More

Thank Nana B
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Most has been said. Quite dark, quite loud, but we were 4 friends and enjoyed it. Take 2-4 dishes each depending how hungry you are. Good wine list and some nice beers. Ceviche was really good but a month later and I'm still thinking about...More

Thank Eiriek
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went here in a recommendation with my wife and was very happy I did. Except for the noise and somewhat down w service it was great. Kobe Sliders and some other unusual dishes are the standard. Good fir a laid back place with friends. A...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I had lunch at Sojourn on 79th Street recently. The gnocchi was good but not exceptional. Service was prompt and friendly, and even though the restaurant was less than half full, the noise level was very high.

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Went for after work drinks and dinner with a friend - it was pretty quiet when we first got there but crowded by the time we left. Service was excellent and they even offered us a free dessert. Got the tuna & steak for mains...More

Thank cls1030
Upper East Side
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 E 79th St, New York City, NY 10075-1264
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 6th train to 77th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-537-7745
Singular in character and taste, this is how we define a memorable moment. How would you define yours? Start with a stay that embodies the spirit of culture in the Upper East Side's sexiest restaurant. Take a seat at our lively copper-coated wine bar voted Open Table's Choice Winner for Manhattan's vibrant bar scene. Bask inside of our hip, cabin atmosphere full of warm oak and red tones.Travel from plate-to-plate and from culture-to-culture by tasting our broad array of delights. We're a New American restaurant with globally influenced dishes. Locals and visitors alike are buzzing about our simple, heavenly ingredients and worldy appeal. You don't have to journey far from home for an adventure. Join us in our uptown neighborhood treasure for an unforgettable and taste-explosive escape.
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