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1295 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-3362
+1 212-535-9600
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1295 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-3362
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden gem. Probably the best Italian restaurant in Manhattan. My family and I dine here regularly. It is not unusual to see celebrity chefs dine here. They really know where the good food is.

Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 3 August 2017

What a nice little restaurant to visit. The wait staff is all male, this will bother some people I expect. Oh well you can't please everyone and should not be trying to. The food, the ambiance, the look of the place just reminded me of...More

Thank MadMaxie40667
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped by recently at Mezzaluna for lunch. It was a great pleasure to visit this old style Italian restaurant; I particularly enjoyed checking out the pizza oven in the shape of a beehive, the only one I know of in New York City. The...More

2  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Wonderful place, outstanding pasta, good selection of Italian wine ranging from a northern sauvignon blanc to a fine super Tuscan. I had the fusilli with spicy sausage (nice sauce) and the lemon sorbet for dessert. Both left good feelings plus nice ambience for the restaurant...More

Thank weyl-59
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The service at this neighborhood Italian restaurant is spot on. The Thai waiter has been there since two years before the place opened in 1984 and you can tell he enjoys his job. Buffalina pizza was enjoyable as was the mezzaluna salad and the pasta....More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

After attending the "Mikado", I stopped by during a pretty strong snow storm for a bowl of soup. The restaurant continues to be beautiful, with a large collection of mezzaluna paintings on the wall, attentive and helpful service, and excellent cleanliness in the men's room....More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 7 January 2017

My family and I first went to Mezzaluna when it first opened in 1984. The space is tight and could get cramped if sold out. My dad and I had dinner this past week, and I got to meet the manager and owner as my...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We haven't eaten here since we moved overseas and away from the upper east side in 06. This first visit since then was not disappointing. The pizza was just as good. The pasta and seafood were also as we remembered. We're glad we made the...More

Thank jamesmR4189OW
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Walked in.... "Take a seat" Took a seat. Waited Waited Waited No one came. Period. No water. No menu. Others came in. They got water....and were graced with menus. We really didn't care about the water.We cared about a menu. But we got neither. So...More

Thank LazyPoint
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Best Pizza anywhere. Carbonate was top knot check. Great and Fast service. Canot not say enough good things. Everything was perfect

Thank rod c
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niccole g
25 May 2015|
Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a special list on the menu for both gluten-free pizza and pasta.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1295 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-3362
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-535-9600
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