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Upper East Side
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244 E 79th St, New York City, NY 10075-1264 (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
+1 212-537-7745
12:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 01:00
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New York
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant to meet up with friends or even for a date night. Great decor, atmosphere, service and the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend a visit. Plates are a little small....more like tapas to order one or two plates and share the delicious food.

Thank crharrington
New York, New York, United States
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The acoustics here are horrible. Don't go if you want to have a conversation! That being said, the food is GREAT, service is wonderful and the prices are reasonable for NY. Just go with folks that you don't want to listen to!

Thank Jimmy B
Coral Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed this small upbeat restaurant in my daughters new neighborhood. Our server from Prague was a delight and was spot on with her recommendations. My 15 year old niece loved her gnocchi and my black pasta dish was a highlight. Will definitely return :)

Thank wend221
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Sojourn is a great spot for a solid meal. The front room feels like a neighborhood wine or cocktail bar and dining room in back is casual and relaxed. This is not your typical UES restaurant with white tablecloths or a beer bar with 20 screens for your sports fix. You're more likely to find people in their 30's and... More 

Thank jkinnyc
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Sojourn was a comfortable refuge on a cold snowy January night after a hard day of apartment hunting. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. I had the hanger steak with roasted mushrooms and whipped potatoes. It was scrumptious. My daughter and I split the cheesecake which was best every cheesecake in memory. My daughter is moving to UES from... More 

Thank Pete G
Newark, Delaware
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Came here for a late night din din with my boyfriend after seeing La Boheme. We made a reservation and we were taken care of right away. I had my drink of choice (Titos on the rocks, extra dirty). Our server actually brought me a little extra olive juice in a shot glass in case I wanted to make mine... More 

Thank KayER18
Edison, NJ
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Chose this restaurant for location and reasonable prices and selections. Maid a reservation for 6:30pm and met our other couple there who had already arrived seated at a nice table with pillows against the wall. Waiter was pleasant and gave us the specials and made recommendations as the room was dark and hard to see the menu. We sat for... More 

Thank Bestmom81
Paramus, New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A last minute call but Wow...so glad! Had the skirt steak with scallion rice...totally satisfied. For what it's worth, is like see a little green - mayb a Asian slaw/salad. Just my 2. But go - it's worth it!

Thank Bergenmom
Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Went with 2 friends on a Friday night. Had a 7pm reservation. Place was busy but had several empty tables that had yet to be seated. Took 20 minutes for us to be seated which is quite a wait for having a reservation; they seemed very overwhelmed by the crowd which was surprising. Waitress was nice but recommended a dish... More 

Thank Jodi S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The most excellent arugula salad I've ever had. The place was packed, but I was able to sit at the bar & get food quickly.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
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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