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Elio's Restaurant

1621 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4459
+1 212-772-2242
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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1621 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4459
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very nice dining establishment that cater to a cross section of diners. You would feel comfortable dining in black tie or jeans. The Penne was very good and al dente as ordered. They also understand arrabiata very well and the sauce was spiced to...More

Thank foodloversacto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends have been coming there for years and LOVE IT so we went two days ago to try it out, The energy and the people were exciting and the place was decorated so beautifully. The level of noise in there is stiffling and could...More

Thank LisaMarieAtchley
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good friend wanted to go to Elio's for dinner and being an Italian food lover, I was all in. When we arrived, we were quickly shown to our table and given menus. The wine was very good and the servers were lovely. We had:...More

Thank Jaimee A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this awesome Italian busy restaurant in the upper east side. Bookings are essential this restaurant is always busy. The service is upbeat and excellent. The food is fresh and delicious with the standard Italian dishes one would expect. It’s small and cosy and busy...More

Thank burgsSydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is always great. The chicken parmesan is one of the best in New York! A bit tight when it is busy but embrace the coziness and the bustle and have a great time. The waiters can seem a bit gruff but are...More

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, everyone else is right: if you don't know a regular, I doubt you'll get through the door let alone decent service. The enemy and I went with friends (another couple) and sat at the bar early..6.30pm last Saturday night. The regular bartender was apparently...More

Thank TruebritSingapore
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Great dinner and fun atmosphere!!! The menu had a variety of dishes, the staff was pleasant, and the food was great! I would definitely go back there!!

Thank Anne5008
Reviewed 13 October 2017

we had read some good things about this long time spot on the upper eastside of manhattan. so visiting from out of town we call 2 months in advance and were told all they had was an 8:30 PM reservation for a saturday evening. really?...More

Thank Glenn Y
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Old school excellent Italian restaurant very enjoyable indeed. I had excellent service and the food was absolutely perfect. Would recommend this very good New York city restaurant to anyone. Really most enjoyable.

Thank Jelswiss
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

If they don't know anyone in your party don't go This is a restaurant that used to be a place for A listers now it is a place for used to be a listers

Thank tdcCT
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
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
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Kathleen May S
23 September 2017|
Response from GeorgeFMarkhamON | Reviewed this property |
you can call their telephone number and arrange it with the person who answers
22 April 2017|
Response from wdbentley | Reviewed this property |
Would love to help but I only visited once! I have no idea - it's a busy, happening restaurant very night I gather.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4459
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-772-2242
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