Scalinatella is one of the many overpriced Italian restaurants that populates the Upper East Side. The food isn’t going to blow your mind, but it’s a good spot if you’re looking for an old-school Italian experience. It’s also fairly likely you’ll run into Ruth Bader Ginsburg or Rudy Giuliani while you’re there. You can decide how you feel about that.
More spots in Upper East SideSee more
A little Italian cafe and sandwich shop on the Upper East Side near Central Park. We love the sandwiches, but hate how much they cost.
An Upper East Side French restaurant from Michael White with very good food. It's fancy, without being too formal.
A reliable classic French Upper East Side bistro with one of the best salads of all time.
More Italian spotsSee more
Pietro’s is an old-school Italian restaurant in Midtown East that’s been around since 1932.
So it’s not often that a wine bar comes with an enthusiastic Infatuation Approval, but Terroir’s new outpost in Tribeca most certainly does.
Hearth has been one of the East Village’s best restaurants for over a decade, and it just got a whole lot lighter and leaner.
Suggested by our writers
The East Pole
With its downtown vibe and solid menu, The East Pole is exactly the youthful shot in the arm the Upper East Side needed.
Uva is a rustic, cozy little Italian Upper East Side spot that is ideal for date night, mostly because it’s easy.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more