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Lex Restaurant

1370 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1564
+1 212-860-5903
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1370 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1564
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I and another couple went out for a dinner and to catch up. We went into Lex Restaurant our friends said it was a great restaurant. The Maitre d’/waiter was great he had many suggestions and recvomendation and the specials were all...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We were a large group of eight colleagues in town for a work meeting. We came on the early side ( 6 pm) and was able to get a large table in the front. While we ate the place filed up and people were waiting...More

Thank bluesmama11
Reviewed 11 December 2017

A friend introduced me to this restaurant last summer -- many folks who attend events at the 92nd Street Y have dinner here before or after events. We enjoyed a second meal very much -- authentic Italian with friendly service and a very pleasant venue.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We were very early but were seated quickly in spite of that, although unfortunately at the window. The ambiance is very comfortable. The menu and daily options are extensive, and it is easy to imagine going back just to try various dishes. The appetizers and...More

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Lex Restaurant has been our go-to place about once a month for years. The restaurant is easy to miss, and with three giant steps on Lexington Avenue you will pass it. Inside, the ambiance is warm with Italian-inspired cuisine, though the owners and waiters are...More

Thank robertomN124LH
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I was excited to snag a great brunch deal at Lex Resturant on Groupon. We planned our visit to Resturant Sunday, September 3, 2017 because our hotel dud not provide breakfast on Sundays. I believe the info on Groupon stated the Resturant opened at 11:00...More

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service & very tasty food! We are on holiday from England staying not far from the Lex, after a full on day of walking we wanted somewhere close to the apartment for dinner, we were not disappointed! The staff are very attentive and knowledgeable...More

Thank hanah23
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We had been somewhat burned by the price and poor standard of musuem cafes in our Washington DC/New York experience so far decided to find a local restaurant between the Guggenheim and the Met. You are in a fairly fancy area (Park/Lexington) but this little...More

Thank Suzie P
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We dined at Lex Restaurant twice while in New York and it was a wonderful eating experience. The pappardelle pasta with salmon and tomato was delicious also the Lentil Soup was full of flavour but the piece de resistance was the Lemon Sorbet served inside...More

Thank Saurus_12
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We two old friends ate dinner together at Lex Restaurant. He chose the venue because he often dines there when he attends events at the 92Y two blocks away. The restaurant has a very elegant modern Italian decor heavy on mirrored effects. Service was prompt...More

Thank robcurtross
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
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1370 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1564
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-860-5903
  • E-mail
At Lex Restaurant, we serve delicious American-Italian cuisine. Though we use white tablecloths and fine china, our atmosphere is homey and kid-friendly. Visit us to celebrate your next special occasion! We also cater.
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