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Canaletto

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Upper East Side
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208 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1462
+1 212-317-9192
Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is truly a neighborhood gem. I lived a couple of blocks away for ten years and never went there. A friend introduced us to it six months ago and I have been there ten time since. It is a basic Italian food spot, specials are the same week after week. But that is fine as everything is what you... More 

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Thank rosienyc2016
Bar Harbor, Maine
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222 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

It is no easy matter for a restaurant to serve a table of 16 with varying tastes, but Canaletto did it with aplomb and taste. Every left raving about the flavors and highly-satisfied with the service and setting. From meat-eaters to those fond of fish or preferring vegetarian fare, Canaletto delivered beautifully.

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Thank Tellurian
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I just had dinner in Canaletto. I had Minestrone soup, Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe and Tiramisu. The soup was very good, the spaghetti so-so and the tiramisu just OK. When receiving the bill I noticed that the spaghetti were invoiced at $25, while they were advertised at $16. I warned the maitre about this. He asked in what menu I... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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236 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Canaletto with good friends. Service was polite and professional. The kitchen was very accommodating. Prices are fair and reasonable. I'm glad I found Canaletto. I needed a good venue in this part of town. Classic NYC Italian. I'd rather visit here than over-priced, dated unimpressive places such as il Mulino.

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Thank KaiserBrit
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Surly wait staff. Bored. Speak so quickly it's hard to understand them. Accent also difficult to understand. Food preparation and presentation lousy. Too many excellent other excellent Italian restaurants nearby to put up with this bunch. DO NOT RECOMMEND.

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Thank Laurance G
Thomasville, Georgia
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This restaurant is by far the best one I have reviewed by far. Not because of any one thing done well but how well they did everything. We happened on this place by accident and walked in without a reservation on a weeknight. We were greeted immediately and seated within 2 minutes. We were greeted by the wait staff and... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Went on a quiet Monday night. Friendly, attentive staff. Excellent straight up martini. Great puttanesca pasta followed by delicious medallions of veal piccata and tiramisu split 4 ways. Everything one hopes for in a neighborhood restaurant. Not expensive either.

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Thank edward S
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Crowd was tacky..dressed poorly..looked like they were going to a ball game... Food and service good....

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Had a great meal with friends. My lunch portion of the Lobster Salad was totally amazing. My husband had pasta with chopped sausage and our friend had swordfish....all wonderful. Our server Sammy was attentive and friendly. The two-hour lunch was relaxing in this chic place. We definitely will go back!

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Thank TTLotus
Naples, Florida
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lovely jewel across the street from Bloomingdales. Ask about the Risotto and even the old fashioned spaghetti and meatballs is good. Brought the family and the kids loved the Meatballs, the grown ups had chicken, and veal. Nice atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1462
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-317-9192

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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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