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SD26 Restaurant & Wine Bar - CLOSED

19 E 26th St, New York City, NY 10010-1450
+1 212-265-5959
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
29 Apr 2017
“Quintessential Italian”
16 Oct 2016
“Overpriced and overrated”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Wine Bar
19 E 26th St, New York City, NY 10010-1450
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and service! Being Italian is though when you travel because we are used to high quality food...this is the right place also for picky Italians!

Thank Robertina7
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I disliked this restaurant the first time we were here. I felt it was overpriced and served mediocre food. The tall ceiling made it feel a bit cold. We ended up getting a gift certificate for this restaurant and figured we'd give it another try....More

Reviewed 16 June 2015

The service was great, the atmosphere very nice but the food only good, not great. The Genovese pasta with beef cheeks and my char fish was good, but my wife's polenta with beef cheeks was rather bland. The worst part was the very over-priced wine....More

Thank SANTraveler8
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Just dined there this evening, not realizing that Tony and Marisa May had sold the restaurant a few months ago. The new owner claims that the Chef had been retained from the old owners. Impossible! SD 26 always had some of the greatest and most...More

Thank sparksterNy_Ny
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The facade is very unassuming and upon entry you are greeted by a bar scene that does not match what you are expecting as your dining experience. Don't let this put you off. You are ushered to the back half of the building where you...More

Thank lpmenache
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Great food, great service, very nice wine selection. Love the bar scene, which is a great option if the dining room is full. If Renato is bartending (he wears a red jacket), have him make you a martini

Thank townsend416
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Had a great night at SD26, food was interesting and excellent quality. The sommelier was excellent.....very good wine list. Didn't break the bank like some others in Madison Park. I hear there going to close for a make over and reopen with a farm to...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We were searching for good Italian in the 20's in Manhattan and found a very good choice in SD26. We had two fine pasta dishes, one with Italian imported tomatoes over linguini and another with clams. I live the poached cod in a lovely broth...More

Thank ZWICKtravels
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Tony always know how to create a great atmosphere and serve good foods. Somebody criticize the price as too expensive.....well you want quality and service ....tou have to paid for.

Thank Leonardo Z
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Stylish to a fault. It's comfortable enough, but maybe just trying a little too hard. The service was good, if not just a little bit rushed. We were just trying to enjoy the dinner and it seemed they wanted us to finish, or at least...More

Thank Jebasisson
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 E 26th St, New York City, NY 10010-1450
    (E 26th St. Between 5th and Madison Aves.)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train-28th Street Lexington & Park N & R trains-23rd Street Between 5th & Broadway Buses: 5th Ave & Madison Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-5959
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