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1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021-3410
+1 212-717-8595
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“clams” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021-3410
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was down the street from an apartment we’d rented for a girls’ trip. What a find! Excellent food, excellent service and we felt like we’d stumbled into a locals’ secret. They bent over backwards to make sure we enjoyed ourselves. Thank you Finestra!...More

Thank hanjude
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This was our first time here. My wife picked Finestra for a birthday dinner for our daughter and myself. I had a special, chicken with three types of mushrooms in a Marsala sauce. My wife had linguini with clams and our daughter ravioli. We decided...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

on Finestra after two sub-par meals, particularly an over-cooked rice and seafood dish unworthy of naming. For old time sake, we had a goodbye meal last night and were really pleased by five separate dishes: a well prepared vegetable and salmon, a spinach appetizer, a...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Reviews really misled me.I expected excellent Italian food. What we got was a $28.50 hot antipasto served lukewarm ,containing a few tough shrimp,a few tough mussels and a few tough clams and a lot of eggplant parm of secondary quality. My friend's mushroom soup was...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

I took my friend to dinner the night before her surgery and the waitress (owner?) with a European accent was very helpful with the menu. While the drinks were on the higher end, the appetizers and sides were reasonable. The following day, after an 18...More

Thank Desiada
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great Italian restaurant on upper east side, near hospitals. Excellent carbonara and shrimp scampi. The service is outstanding and the owner Simone is very friendly and courteous. Cozy atmosphere, ample portions, fresh ingredients and nice menu. Definately try the desserts, excellent. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Enjoyed some italian beer and pizza. Small charming surroundings, staff was great. Nice neighborhood feel.

Thank Jcbaroque
Reviewed 15 March 2018

A delightful neighborhood restaurant without loud pounding music and noisy patrons...a disappearing breed. Diverse creative delicious selections. Served a yummy potato puff compliments of the house. Pretty with live mellow guitar music in the background.

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We were in NYC for Americana Week and wanted an atmospheric lunch spot walking distance to Sotheby's. We found this place just a block away. I was impressed with the staff the moment we walked in, as the hostess was bending down to zipper the...More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were looking for a place within walking distance of our hotel and Finestra was recommended by our hotel clerk. From the moment we walked in, I knew we were in the right place. It has the ambiance of an Italian bistro and the service...More

Thank Linekinlady
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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021-3410
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-717-8595
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