We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 11,690 New York City Restaurants

Pesce Pasta Trattoria - Columbus Ave

625 Columbus Ave., New York City, NY 10023 (Manhattan)
Improve this listing
Ranked #5,216 of 11,690 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Upper West Side
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Write a Review

13 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is in many ways a typical neighborhood Italian restaurant. The food is fine but hardly imaginative. The prices aren't low but this is Manhattan after all. And the atmosphere is warm and friendly. What stops it from getting a satisfactory rating is the terrible service. On the night we were there we waited endlessly for our appetizers and then... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Middlebury, Vermont
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We had a wonderful 4 day stay in the upper West Side recently. It was our old home in the 60's, so getting back there is always a treat. We were there to attend a 'friends and family' dinner for Tavern on The Green one day prior to it's reopening. Pesce Pasta was our evening out the day after that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

This was the second time we tried this welcoming neighborhood place and we liked it just as much as the first time we went there. The service is very attentive and the main courses very satisfying. The chicken parmeggiano was delicious, as was the grilled fish platter. The menu does not list it, but they do serve house wine by... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

The prime recommendations for this place were that it was a short walk from our rental apartment and open on Sunday night. The food was quite good! I loved my vegetarian antipasto, with items I could choose (under the waiter’s supervision) from the front table. They filled a dinner plate! My risotto ai frutti di mare was also excellent and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Great service. Excellent food. Very family oriented place in a good neighborhood. Highly recommended.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edina MN
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We were staying in a nearby VRBO apartment and the owners recommended this little place. Friends from New Jersey joined us at 7 PM for dinner and we were pleasantly surprised with the food, the prices and the service. The antipasti, the fish, the pasta, the veal parmesan, the chicken marsala were all excellent. Not mass produced, but made by... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

That was the first thing my wife said after we left the place. The food was excellent and fresh. The service was wonderful. The house Chianti was good. If you are looking for an experience similar to a small neighborhood place in an Italian city or town, come here. The decor was interesting ... plenty of it. We didn't sample... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne Australia
Top Contributor
220 reviews 220 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We've eaten here several times in the last month and each time left satisfied and full. The place is generously set out with plenty of room for diners. There is a very good antipasti selection available at all times and the fish and seafood dishes we tried were uniformly good. My wife had a perfectly cooked whole fish tonight (you... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida, USA
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

Great neighborhood restaurant on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Warm and cozy with a lovely ambiance... and the Moules Marinieres are to die for!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tujunga, CA
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

They have a delicious antipasto and excellent fish entrees that come with a choice of side dishes, as well as standard Italian fare. The portions are generous and the prices reasonable. The staff is efficient, friendly and relaxed.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Pesce Pasta Trattoria - Columbus Ave also viewed

New York City, NY
New York City, NY

Been to Pesce Pasta Trattoria - Columbus Ave? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Pesce Pasta Trattoria - Columbus Ave

Address: 625 Columbus Ave., New York City, NY 10023
Phone Number: 212-579-7970
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing