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1486 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-1399
+1 212-472-4552
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1486 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-1399
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Reviewed 18 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

2  Thank BBSF12345
Reviewed 30 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
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This place is popular. Would suggest that you book in advance. It also has a small open place at the back which is good in summer. Great ambiance, courteous staff and good food. I tried salmon with mustard👍👍👍

Thank Ravi K
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We tried Uva for lunch as we spent the morning at an exhibition at The Met Museum a few blocks away on 5th Avenue .... a friend had recommended it. Uva ... not The Met! First impressions as you walk in the place are positive...More

Thank TarHeelTraveler286
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is a great place to have a weekend brunch. Their brunch menu is a balanced set of items (Fritatta, Omelettes, etc.) with a good set of cocktails to go along. The 2 frizzy drinks we ordered were perfect and my sausage fritatta was yummy!...More

Thank Live_It_Ez
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We sat in the back patio on a nice day which was better than the sating outside in front. Inside was so crowded an noisy, you have to yell across the small tables. Not fancy at all but brunch special at $21 with main course...More

Thank JillConnecticut
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I like uva best late night because they serve food later in the neighborhood..sometimes they run out of their specials so make sure you go earlier for that!

Thank Brittany B
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, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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