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Arco Cafe

886 Amsterdam Ave, Btw 103 & 104 Street, New York City, NY 10025-4452
+1 212-665-0033
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
According to TripAdvisor reviewers, this popular Italian eatery in Upper West Side is perfect for special occasions. As one put it, "The home made gnocchi are also a good choice...More
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
886 Amsterdam Ave, Btw 103 & 104 Street, New York City, NY 10025-4452
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I never write bad reviews.. at least, im trying. But not this time! Very bad attitude, very bad. I was there with friend and in check out time, the owner-“he introduced him after when this happened”-took our receipt with credit card and after bring us...More

Thank IlhamaGasimova
NYCFoodWriter, Public Relations Manager at Arco Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Dear Ilhama, I am writing on behalf of Daniele Fiori, the owner of Arco Cafe. " "We believe that a restaurant’s responsibility is to provide good food in an atmosphere of warm hospitality. That is what we strive for at Arco. We also believe that...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Ate with family the other day. Started with a few different apps. My son had the octopus. He loved it. Everyone has mains mainly pasta dishes some with bolognese and others with seafood accompaniment. Excellent. Selected some really great Sardinian wine to complement the dishes....More

Thank patentesquire
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Live around the corner & did not even think to try until an acquaintance told me about this place recently. DRINKS: Moretti Draught could have been a bit colder. Or at least the glass should have been chilled. It was kind of hot out. Nice...More

Thank Hide S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I have reviewed Arco Café on various occasions and still love this small neighborhood Sardinian/Italian restaurant. We went for dinner early evening this past Sunday and the place was full (post-NY Marathon celebrating?); unfortunately there was a birthday celebration (all adults) of about 16 people...More

Thank Trup
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely good food with a taste of Sardinia. The personnel is friendly and they have specials plate suggestions. Sardinian wines are good and the food is fairy tasty and good reflects the Italian island taste. Service is ok. Definitely worth to try the special desert...More

Thank Emanuele B
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We live in the neighborhood so you can trust our opinion of this lovely restaurant! Great food, great service, outdoor patio if you want to bring your well-behaved, leased dog. As locals, we found out about their crazy lunch special. Appetizer (salads, mussels, so much...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Small, cozy, busy restaurant with simple and delicious food. The caprese salad and the Alisanzas di Sardegna (pappardelle with sauteed onions & pancetta in fresh tomato sauce) were lovely, as was the young lady who waited on us. It's a labor of love for the...More

Thank smdds
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A Sardinian Italian cafe, this tiny gem boasts a European flair with delicious food. The menu is classic fare that is enhanced by the fresh pasta and simple approach. They serve espresso and Italian cocktails to meet your needs whether for a weekend brunch, light...More

Thank Clayton O
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Of COURSE our server's name is Francesca! We were looking for a hole-in-the-wall gem. And we found it.

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Following TA and a friend recommendation i went into this place, as i really love Italien food, especially pasta. It looks very nice, it is actually a bit unusual compared to the surroundings area. I was nicely guided to a table and staff was friendly...More

Thank theoneandonlyArnold
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 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
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 886 Amsterdam Ave, Btw 103 & 104 Street, New York City, NY 10025-4452
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-665-0033
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Arco Cafe presents the flavors of the Italian region of Sardinia in an atmosphere of family hospitality. Brother & sister Daniele & Francesca invite you to visit the Mediterranean in New York City.
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