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208 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1462
+1 212-317-9192
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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Hong Kong, China
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189 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Canaletto with good friends. Service was polite and professional. The kitchen was very accommodating. Prices are fair and reasonable. I'm glad I found Canaletto. I needed a good venue in this part of town. Classic NYC Italian. I'd rather visit here than over-priced, dated unimpressive places such as il Mulino.

Thank KaiserBrit
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surly wait staff. Bored. Speak so quickly it's hard to understand them. Accent also difficult to understand. Food preparation and presentation lousy. Too many excellent other excellent Italian restaurants nearby to put up with this bunch. DO NOT RECOMMEND.

Thank Laurance G
Thomasville, Georgia
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is by far the best one I have reviewed by far. Not because of any one thing done well but how well they did everything. We happened on this place by accident and walked in without a reservation on a weeknight. We were greeted immediately and seated within 2 minutes. We were greeted by the wait staff and... More 

Thank Traveller31792
Carlisle, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Went on a quiet Monday night. Friendly, attentive staff. Excellent straight up martini. Great puttanesca pasta followed by delicious medallions of veal piccata and tiramisu split 4 ways. Everything one hopes for in a neighborhood restaurant. Not expensive either.

Thank edward S
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Crowd was tacky..dressed poorly..looked like they were going to a ball game... Food and service good....

Thank NYcitygirl10016
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Had a great meal with friends. My lunch portion of the Lobster Salad was totally amazing. My husband had pasta with chopped sausage and our friend had swordfish....all wonderful. Our server Sammy was attentive and friendly. The two-hour lunch was relaxing in this chic place. We definitely will go back!

Thank TTLotus
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Lovely jewel across the street from Bloomingdales. Ask about the Risotto and even the old fashioned spaghetti and meatballs is good. Brought the family and the kids loved the Meatballs, the grown ups had chicken, and veal. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Jessica B
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Had a very good meal again at Canaletto. Good service, nice décor. Recommend making a reservation as it is a favorite with locals. Reasonably priced upscale Italian for the Upper East Side. I think their pasta dishes are best, and their desserts are terrific. A very pleasant vibe, not too noisy. Good wine by the glass. My favorite restaurant for... More 

Thank Kurtis333
Boston, Massachusetts
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167 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

A neighborhood restaurant which offers great food and very good personal service! This is not a "red sauce" Italian place, but everything we had was just right. I especially recommend their veal scallopini after you try their Salad Canaletto - When I get back to this area, I will definitely return to this marvelous little place.

Thank George_Moosie_W
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Very warm and friendly authentic Italian restaurant. We have been there both for lunch and dinner and have enjoyed both experiences. The neighborhood includes both Bloomingdales and the Roosevelt Island Aerial Tramway.

Thank RIslanderNY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1462
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-317-9192

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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