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Serafina Osteria

38 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1914
+1 212-832-8888
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1914
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quick dinner before going to the airport. A starter and a glass of wine for an unacceptable price. Pinot Grigio is something else, please, and artichokes should not be served frozen... not at a restaurant claiming to be Italian. Not this way, Serafina.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gpagot
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit to Sefarina and I would certainly come again. Recommended to me by a local, Sefarina really surprised me as upon arrival there was only one other table taken up and on a busy Thursday evening, this didn't look promising. However the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Graham H
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This multi-level spot is convenient and always filled with an energetic crowd. Okay, so the noise level is tough sometimes, but the food is great and the wait is usually not an issue.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KaraXYZ
Reviewed July 25, 2018

This Sarafina is my favorite because it is near the 59E59 theater and we usually have lunch or dinner depending upon the time of the play we are attending. As for the menu it is tradition Italian but what I like most about this place...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank pollytalknyc
Reviewed June 24, 2018

A relatively small restaurant, Serafina offers quick service and comfort food. Tables are relatively close, but acceptable for a casual meal with friends or family. Appropriate for informal business meetings.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank V V
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited many Italian restaurants in NYC in quest of the perfect spaghetti, an elusive task for vegetarians. At the Osteria, manager Leo Qulli is a superb host and thoughtfully produced a delightful spaghetti with vegetarian marinara sauce that tasted fresh and wholesome. The choices...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MaliniP59
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We had a great biz lunch asparagus soup and warm seafood salad and great daily specials and great chat, and a closure of great espresso, it was beautiful

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank hakand602
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We loved this cozy, quiet, small restaurant. The service is great, the pastas are delicious. You can go with your family, friends or drink a glass of wine by yourself.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Georgina_GoHe
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I had read about this so I had high expectations thinking their pasta was made in house. It did not taste like house made pasta and my carbonara was so overly salty I couldn't eat it. My daughters ordered the gnocchi and were also disappointed...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lovetravel38
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 9 ... visiting family . It is a small restaurant with good food and perfect for conversation.Excellent for business lunch or dinner.The fish was nicely prepared and delicious. All the pastas were perfectly cooked as well as the salads.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1914
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-832-8888
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