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Vivolo Restaurant

140 E 74th St, New York City, NY 10021-3503 (Manhattan)
212-737-3533
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Ranked #2,032 of 11,840 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Upper East Side
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Corner of Lexington Avenue
Transit: 6 Train
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
New York, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Off the beaten track, this Italian restaurant is in a beautiful townhouse. It's a great romantic setting. Ask to sit upstairs near the fireplace. While the food is good and the prices are fair, the real star of this restaurant is the quiet romantic setting and ambiance. All this adds so much to the experience of truly 'dining.' It's often... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We have been there twice in the last few months and both times the food was significantly worse than it was several months ago, maybe even last year. Also the staff was less attentive and one evening they were screaming at each other. Too bad, it used to be a really nice local restaurant.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We choose this restaurant because my husband had eaten here in 2011, on a business trip. I thought, "okay" and I made a reservation. From the moment we entered until the moment we left, we were taken care of. Staff suggested items. They mentioned the prix fixe menu, which actually saved us money. The service was quiet and unassuming, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

crowded - for a good reason - it's special - the food, the atmosphere and the venue itself with its adept waiters.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

All it takes to make me happy at an Italian or any restaurant for that matter is a well made Caesar Salad. Vivolo did not disappoint, tho more croutons and some anchovies would have made it even better. The Prix Fixe lunch at $28 is a good bet with several fine selections. Both my lunch companion and I had the... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Vivolo is a gem! It was highly recommended and did not disappoint. Our party of six had a reservation after attending a recent Broadway matinee. We knew we were in for a treat when we were led to the upstairs dining room and it seemed like everyone was at our service. The attention to detail was superb, yet not overbearing.... More 

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Muskogee, Oklahoma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We were treated to dinner at Vivolo by a family member who lives across the street. She eats there often and was welcomed like a lost relative. It's old school New York and we Okies loved it. Small. Intimate . Attentive service. Handsome men in expensive suits recommend wonderful things. Waiters in red jackets who are there when you need... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

e were in NYC doing museums and walking in Central Park and ended up here for an early dinner. I made a reservation through Open Table and the staff was very welcoming. We were seated on the 2nd floor, which is a beautiful fire-placed "parlor", complete with gold leaf trim ceiling. There is a 3 course Prix Fixe menu for... More 

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Food was average at best. We ate here with6 people. None of us were overwhelmed or even impressed. I had grizzly veal. The gnocchi was served in a sauce that was too heavy. The service was very good, but slow. Very expensive. All in all, pretty unsatisfactory.

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Seattle, WA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We had a large group and they slammed a long table into a booth table which left two seats in a very awkward position. The service was rather slow, but by all accounts the food was thoroughly enjoyed from salads, to pastas to fish and meat courses. Recommend the food, and perhaps the kitchen will be faster next time. The... More 

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Additional Information about Vivolo Restaurant

Address: 140 E 74th St, New York City, NY 10021-3503
Phone Number: 212-737-3533
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
Cuisine: Italian

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