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1356 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10021-4434
+1 212-772-8800
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1356 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10021-4434
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Wanted to find somewhere away from the Fifth Avenue December shopping mayhem. This place ticks all the boxes, being a few blocks/short taxi ride east. You cant book but we got a table promptly. Excellent service and good menu. We had a timed ticket at...More

Thank Rhod J
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Nice family atmosphere. Good vibes. Overwhelmed waiters. Fair eggplant parmigiana. Fair Cesar’s Salad. Fair fish. Fair wine list. Plus for waiters efforts and ambience

Thank RDMandHDM
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Dinner on a Saturday night with friends. We started out with pizza appetizer. Outstanding thin-crust, well done and just enough. Entrée portions were average size and for the price disappointing. Chicken parmigiana was one cutlet and priced like it should have been a larger portion....More

Thank Allan K
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

What delicious and flavorful thin crust pizza! It was perfect for two, with fresh ingredients, along with 2 refreshing salads filled with tasty olives and a little bit of sweetness in the balsamic vinaigrette. All staff were extremely pleasant. Thank you!

Thank KeyWestTravelers
Reviewed October 31, 2017

A large restaurant with seating in multiple areas, including outdoors. It was filled with local families, couples and a jumping bar scene. Service was friendly and helpful. The menu is varied and has something for everyone. While we did not have the pizza, many were...More

Thank daylilly50
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Good Italian food good not great except for shaved Brussels sprout salad which is outstanding Great bar selection and martinis were awesome Good atmosphere and service

Thank jlpgolfer
Reviewed August 7, 2017

We had a great dinner at Petaluma. The pizza was outstanding as were our main dishes. The Deserts of Donutella and Tiramisu were fantastic and a great way to end the dinner. Highly recommend.

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Really the best reason to come here is the dessert. The donutella is incredible and served with warm nutella on the side. The pasta and entrees are delicious as well, a warm and casual atmosphere. This is a great place to eat on the Upper...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Just walked by and decided to give this place a chance and glad we did. It was nice and casual with good friendly service and good food. We had the grilled octopus salad, brussel sprouts with bacon and the carnivoro pizza - all of which...More

Thank ProudCanadianTravell
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

I was craving spaghetti bolognese and convinced our group to dine at this restaurant. I'll start with the appetizers. The Prosciutto with cheese appetizer was the winner of the night. Highly recommend it. The calamari was cooked well and perfectly crispy. I was a tad...More

Thank Daje2
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $38
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1356 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10021-4434
    (E 73rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to 68th Street or 77th Street; and M72 Crosstown Bus or M15 1st Ave Bus.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-772-8800
  • E-mail
Serving patrons since 1985. Petaluma is a neighborhood Italian American restaurant featuring wood oven pizza, homemade pastas, signature classics, and extensive 100+ bottle wine list. Located in the the quaint Yorkville section of the Upper East Side, it has 144 seats for dining and a cafe of 33 seats for outdoor dining. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Takeout and Delivery is available.
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