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1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021-3410
+1 212-717-8595
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish” (2 reviews)
“east side” (3 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021-3410
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Reviewed 20 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
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

So much better than its Trip Advisor reviews - which are good but not outstanding - Finestra offers a delightful neighborhood ambiance with colorful parasols on the ceiling. The menu is broad and not expensive for Upper East Side Manhattan. My wife enjoyed a delicious...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We ate dinner at Finestra late last month, and really enjoyed the very attentive service. The decor is very Italian, on the verge of being over the top, but quite beautiful, especially the play of light on the umbrellas surrounding the lights. There is a...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Lunch May 9th 2017. Very good, I have appreciated their suggestions and their dry Rose wine is delicious

Thank DF92200
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by our hotel which was a short walk away. We stopped in for lunch. Small quaint restaurant. Very good variety on the menu. I had the chicken parm lunch portion, which was more than enough. My wife had the fish special,...More

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We were in New York for a week that we had not anticipated on the Upper East Side. We wandered around looking for places to eat and found Finestra . We came back for lunch we came back for dinner and repeated and repeated and...More

Thank Ed_Maggie363
Reviewed 1 December 2016

If they are serving a large group -- as they often do because of the number of hospitals in the area -- consider going elsewhere. The conversation of the group dominates the entire room; tonight there was a table of 12 doctors in training, we...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food can be erratic but service is always extremely welcoming and helpful -- especially with descriptions of some of the chef's own contributions to Italian cuisine. The decorations are very amusing -- umbrellas cover the ceiling for example. Music is provided by a guitarist...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Excellent food, great service in this small neighborhood restaurant. The customers were a good mix of local and out-of-towners. The owner Simone has an excellent memory for people, On our second visit she greeted us as returning patrons and even remembered some of what we...More

Thank Foodietravelers5
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I ate here once because I was staying in the neighborhood. It was great! In addition the HSS gives a 10% discount!

Thank Diane I
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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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