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Serafina Always

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33 E 61st St, Madison & Park Aves., New York City, NY 10065-8013
+1 212-702-9898
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (49 reviews)
“gnocchi” (10 reviews)
“meat sauce” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:59 pmAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 E 61st St, Madison & Park Aves., New York City, NY 10065-8013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first visited Serafina Always about 15 years ago and make a point of returning every time we're in Manhattan. It has a great atmosphere and delicious food with great service too - everything you could want. It's a little pricey but no more than...More

Thank sibellius2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was delicious. Drinks pricey for casual pizza/pasta and a few drinks/beers. $250. for 6 ends up being pricey even for NY. If all had real entrees, easily $350.00. Doing the bare minimum on a Monday night. Fine balance between being non obtrusive and inattentive....More

Thank SammyLew2013
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Stopped in for a casual meal after arriving and checking in at the Loews Regency on Park, and after shopping and tattoos (yes, tattoos...for my kids, not for me...and to be totally honest, I actually did more sitting than actual shopping...but I digress). Serafina Always...More

Thank blueswriter
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Thanks to the manager, Alessandro Refani, the Serafina Always on Madison Ave and 61st is amazingly warm and hospitable. However crowded be the place, there's always room for you. The food is good and the selection of wines excellent.

Thank Malini P
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Found street parking, found good food, found good service and the price was fair. What more can you ask for? Extremely accommodating as well!

Thank Arnie C
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner and food was good but service was bad. My son spilt his drink by accident and after going to find the waiter to help clean up he only seemed annoyed. No offer to bring him another drink. Also we had to...More

Thank brentm338
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We ate at Serafina Always tonight, before seeing an excellent movie at the French Institute. We were warmly greeted, given the choice of two excellent tables, and served with real courtesy, changing the sauce to milder version and bringing additional dressing for my companion's salad....More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Was here for dinner with daughter and friends. Sat immediately which was nice. The server seemed as if he was rushed but I didn't see him at other tables in the area. We asked server for more water, it never came ended up using water...More

Thank T P
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

An impromptu visit on a Tuesday evening with my husband and teenage son. Despite having no reservation we were quickly seated. The restaurant was busy but the atmosphere was great - people looked to be enjoying themselves. The food was good - two pizzas and...More

Thank Zoe V
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Serafina is a reliable italian restaurant to have a casual meal. Wooden Oven Pizza is very good, pastas nice and simple, the salads varied. it is a place to go with the whole family and with friends.

Thank Apeisach
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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 E 61st St, Madison & Park Aves., New York City, NY 10065-8013
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-702-9898
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