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1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021 (Manhattan)
(212) 717-8595
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Ranked #4,321 of 11,673 Restaurants in New York City
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Upper East Side
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Finestra offers classic Italian dishes in a warm friendly atmosphere on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The decor is bright and pleasant ; the servers are attentive and most are from Italy. There is an authentic Italian ambience to the place that adds to the overall dining experience. Most nights there are dinner specials including a fresh fish selection.... More

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NY
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Located about 2 blocks from the Helmsley Med Pavilion makes this an ideal restaurant while staying there. Safe neighborhood even at night. The restaurant is small but one doesn't feel crowded. Food was very good ( chicken marsala and filet mignon). Bread was fresh, salad crisp. Enjoyed a decent bottle of wine. Especially enjoyed our servers...Friendly yet professional. Would go... More

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White Plains, NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

two visits and each enjoyable - personal attention from the owner and delicious Sicilian cuisine. Love the rissoto and great salad appetizer!

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new jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Finestra is a small but comfortable restaurant with friendly service and modest prices. It is conveniently located on E. 73rd and York near several New York hospitals. However the reason to go there is the food! My husband and I each had a lunch "special," both of which were fresh and delicious. The menu had so many offerings, including low... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We have eaten at this comfortable, Italian restaurant twice in the past 3 weeks. We live in Florida and visit Manhattan from time to time and ate at the Finestra the first time last month because it was convenient and looked inviting. The best part was the food and service were excellent. On our first visit, just my wife and... More

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Parsippany, NJ
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We found this restaurant during a stay at the NY Presbyterian guest facility - what a great find! Each of us - 3 - had something different and we all enjoyed our meal. This is a small and cozy place with friendly service. Tables are not packed close together, so you don't feel crowded. Overall, a very pleasant experience.

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

This restaurant was recommended to use by someone at the front desk of the New York Presbyterian Guest Facility. It was so nice to be able to get a decent meal just a few blocks from the hospital. The restaurant is modestly sized but the tables are spread out so you don't feel like you're sitting on top of the... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012 via mobile

this small restaurant is cozy without feeling cramped.Friendly service with food that is good from start to finish.Nice place to stop if in the area.

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Nanuet, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

Welcoming service staff, tables are comfortable and not to close to others. Food was hit and miss - like diner food - not real Italian. My Veal Parmigianna was terrible could not even cut the veal with a knife. My companion had ravioli and the portion was huge so we shared. Drink prices were very high - food prices about... More

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Guilford, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

Our visit to "Finestra" was probably the most horrible experience ever!!! It was like a bad dream, how could it be real? We ordered our meal, being only the second table with people at 9:00 at night..."the busy time in NYC...but not this restaurant"....suddenly the front door was opened...the cold air rushed in. My father, innocently asked.."why is the door... More

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Additional Information about Finestra

Address: 1370 York Ave, East 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10021
Phone Number: (212) 717-8595
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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