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Serafina Fabulous Pizza

$$ - $$$
Upper East Side
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1022 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10021-0103
+1 212-734-2676
11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here before in 2013 and returned today. Great italian Food, pastas and salads Really good enjoyable food

Thank Fernando C
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It's very common in Europe to spend your lunch without any hurry at all, and Serafina is a great place to spend your time with family or friends and enjoy your time there ! The food was great, the coffee acceptable ! I was not very happy with the service, but that was my personal experience!

Thank Victor T
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I stopped in with a friend at closing of The MET. We were a bit indecisive to start as we were not sure whether others would join us or whether we'd have an appetizer and leave. The waiter was very kind, letting us take our time. The menu had so many of my Italian favorites, it was difficult to choose.... More 

Thank MEB108
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

After a nice walk its a perfect spot to reload your energy with a good Italian meal. The topfloor has a nice and cosy seat also during the evening. The chicken salad is perfect! Only for that I come back. Friendly service and you can even load your phone in the kitchen ;)

Thank Kenny V
Kitchener, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

After going to the MET museum in NYC, we wanted to lunch somewhere nearby and saw Serafina's on our phone app couple of blocks away from Central Park. Great pasta and great staff...and great for people watching. Expect not to have a lot of room between tables and that is on a 2nd/3rd floor...but that was all part of the... More 

Thank vidachic
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

A very nice place to enjoy a glass of wine and a pizza. Intimate and quiet so I do not see small children doing well. Service is rather cold but efficient. I would recommend for travelers visiting the met to stroll over for a quiet lunch. I am sure the locals enjoy it as well.

Thank Tracey M
Salt Lake City, Utah
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381 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 472 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

What chutzpah to call this fabulous pizza. I do not understand the popularity of this joint. The pizza isn't bad, but it's as far from fabulous as going through a TSA security line. Upstairs on the Upper East Side, Serafina has a full Italian menu. Since they promote their pizza, that's what we ordered. It was okay at best. Service... More 

Thank Philip G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with the family. Excellent food, excellent service. The desserts were good too. My wife and I had a glass of wine each, she the Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling and I a Cabernet Sauvignon- St Francis. Both of us were happy. Our younger daughter had tennis raquet shaped pasta- she was thrilled. Highly recommended if you are at the... More 

Thank MKash
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

My husband and I ate at Serafina a few nights ago. It was delicious! We both had grilled salmon with mustard sauce and sautéed spinach on the side. Extremely tasty, not fishy and grilled to perfection. In fact, the waiter actually asked how we wanted the salmon cooked, which is not always the case. I like it well done and... More 

Thank Sandy2323
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This lively neighborhood trattoria is always bustling. The pastas and salads are consistently excellent and always perfectly seasoned.

Thank Jon S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1022 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10021-0103
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-734-2676

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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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Upper East Side
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