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€€ - €€€Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
1486 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-1399
+1 212-472-4552
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“gnocchi” (31 reviews)
“antipasti” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1486 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-1399
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Adriana’s attentive, cheerful and knowledgeable service combined with delicious food at a garden table on a summer-like evening: what a great combination. The light pesto gnocchi was perfectly seasoned and cooked. The veal topped with a thin layer of eggplant and cheese as tasty as...More

Thank Stephen H B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted real good Italian food ! We decided to come here once again for the delicious meals, the calamari is the best, tender, flavorful. The pasta was light and delicious . Perfect for a late night dinner.

Thank Elisabeth R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far one of my favorite restaurants on the UES. The service is always good, atmosphere is great and the food is excellent! The homemade cavatelli pasta is my absolute favorite dish - pretty much get it every time I go. Just visited...More

Thank Tigheger26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Uva as a recommendation of some local New Yorkers. We were seated in the downstairs wine cellar. It was incredibly cozy and romantic. I ordered a dish (not sure the name) that was a kitchen made pastrami stuffed pasta with a wild mushroom...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional Italian food with a modern twist, the menu offers a great selection of meals that is a lot better than the average Italian. Monday night is meatball night, which extends the menu further- I had the vegetarian meatballs, a mix of ricotta and spinach...More

Thank Julia7030
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Service was not very good - slow and inattentive. Food not very good. One of us sent their food back and did not bother to order anything else. But the problem might have been what we ordered. Restaurant seemed pretty crowded so I guess maybe...More

1  Thank BBSF12345
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We were able to get a seat on the patio with little wait. They definitely squeeze tables in but it was worth it for the delicious pasta dishes!

Thank Bluelikethecolor
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

First time in Uva. Went with a regular and had a few drinks. Decor was great and drinks were decent. Would have liked to get a small plate of food but moved on to the next bar.

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This was our first visit to to Uva and we are conflicted about whether or to return. From our discussions with other patrons and our waitress, the sound level is usually high. On our night there, the volume was unbearable as the table next to...More

Thank Moorea11
Reviewed 22 July 2017

After walking for about half an hour (the restaurant was quite far from our hotel, which was in the downtown), we were hoping that the place lived up to the recommendations. It did! It was worth it. The restaurant itself is quite small, with option...More

Thank sofiavabarca
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1486 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-1399
    (2nd Ave between 77th and 78th)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-472-4552
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