Nica is an old-school Italian spot where the owner will probably introduce himself to you. He might also tell you to try the gnocchi, and you should listen to him. This place is pretty small, and it’s cash only - but if you’re looking for somewhere quaint to eat some pasta and a veal chop on the Upper East Side, it’s a great (cash-only) option. There are white tablecloths on the tables, so, feel free to wear a suit here - but you should also know that this is just a slightly fancier neighborhood spot and there is, by no means, a dress code.
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