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San Matteo Pizza Espresso Bar

1739 2nd Ave, 10128, New York City, NY 10128-3502
+1 212-426-6943
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (72 reviews)
“prosciutto” (5 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1739 2nd Ave, 10128, New York City, NY 10128-3502
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here while in the area for business based on reviews. For true Italian pizza this place knocks it out of the park. If you are looking for Dominos style pizza go someplace else. The location is very small but warm and friendly on a...More

Thank Wil3coyote
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a real Italian environment, friendliness that’s the place!! It can be a bit pricy but it worth definitely!!

Thank Francesco C
Reviewed 31 December 2017

After a long day walking around NYC in the snow we Aussies were not up to even the short walk to this restaurant from our accommodation so we took advantage of the online delivery service. Magic Neapolitan style pizza arrived in less than half an...More

Thank FurballEnmore
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Boring tasteless pizza. Not awful but not good. I’m surprised how busy it alwAys is. We gave it a second try, wondering what we are missing. Didn’t love it the second time either.

Thank Doby47
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Best Pizza in NYC I’m from Naples and I have to say it is very traditional!!! Try once and you will never eat a different one!!!

Thank Ksag2007
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Yesterday I made a dinner reservation at 8.30 pm but I got into the restaurant at 8.20pm, the owner started complain in Italian in a very rude way, and afterwards he made fun of me and of my way of dressing. Tiny and thin pizza...More

Thank Alberto4359983
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

First impression is not so good because it is a small and simple restaurant but we realise quicky it is a very good place. The atmosphere is nice and the pizzas are delicious! An address to go without a doubt for italian food!

Thank Nicolas F
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We are staying in a really wonderful area. Great restaurants on every corner and this one didn't disappoint. We were slightly jet lagged from a long haul flight from Australia and pushing through to stay awake to 9pm and decided we would walk in because...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

One of the reasons I like music festivals is getting to try great food without running all over the place. I got to try these guy's pie and would happily seek out their restaurant the next time in N.Y.

Thank Jared M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The place didn't look like much but our pizza was amazing. I can't remember which vegetarian pizza we ordered but this meat lover (with a vegetarian wife) loved it. Burrata was good but not best we have had. We had good reasonably priced wine. Service...More

Thank 2muchFun4me
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1739 2nd Ave, 10128, New York City, NY 10128-3502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-426-6943
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