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Where to Eat in New York: East 70s

Updated on October 11, 2011
A view down Park Avenue from the Upper East Side.  (Photo by Martyna Adamczyk)
A view down Park Avenue from the Upper East Side. (Photo by Martyna Adamczyk)

You're on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Maybe you live here, maybe you're visiting. You're hungry or will be hungry soon. Where should you go or order from? No sweat, I've got it covered.

My recommendations are sorted by type of restaurant and will include a price rating from 1 to 5. 5 is the most expensive it can get and 1 is the cheapest thing around (but in New York, I don't think anything is a 1).

I'm not going to promise to have all the best restaurants or even most of them. These are just the restaurants that I frequent and would gladly recommend to a friend.

Diners/Sandwiches

Restaurant: 3 Star Diner

Where is it: 76th Street and 1st Ave

Price rating: 2

What to get: Bacon, egg and cheese sandwich, burgers... it's a diner!


Restaurant: Green Kitchen

Where is it: 77th Street and 1st Ave

Price rating: 2

What to get: Chicken soup... another great all-around diner.


Restaurant: Lenny's Sandwiches

Where is it: 77th Street and 2nd Ave

Price Rating: 2

What to get: Chicken teriyaki sandwich, turkey and mashed potato sandwich, pretty much any of their specialty sandwiches are great

Italian

Restaurant: Seraphina

Where it is: 79th Street and Madison Avenue

Price rating: 4

What to get: Filet mignon for dinner, pizza for lunch, and the buffalo mozzarella with prosciutto for an appetizer

Restaurant: Due

Where it is: 3rd Ave between 79th and 80th

Price rating: 3-4

What to get: Penne ai tres colori or the tortellini ai quattro formaggi

Restaurant: Mezzaluna

Where it is: 3rd Ave between 74th and 75th

Price rating: 3

What to get: Lasagna or the calamari salad

Restaurant: Via Quadronno

Where it is: 73rd Street and Madison Ave

Price rating: 4

What to get: La Madunina sandwich, lasagna, asparagus salad, Crostino centro nord, Bruschetta pomodoro... Pretty much anything that comes out of that kitchen is flooringly delicious.

Other

Restaurant: Crumbs (desserts and pastries)

Where it is: 3rd Ave between 78th and 79th Streets

Price rating: 1-2

What to get: Anything. Especially buttercream cupcakes

Restaurant: Atlantic Grill (steak and seafood)

Where it is: 3rd Ave between 76th and 77th Streets

Price rating: 5

What to get: Lobster or steak

Restaurant: Atomic Wings (bar food)

Where it is: 78th Street and 1st Ave

Price rating: 1-2

What to get: Chicken littles and the onion fries

Restaurant: Don Filippo (fast pizza)

Where it is: Lexington Ave between 78th and 79th

Price rating: 2-3

What to get: Garlic knots, bar-b-q chicken pizza, and pesto chicken pizza

Restaurant: Haru (Japanese)

Where it is: 76th Street and 3rd Ave

Price rating: 4-5

What to get: Filet mignon teriyaki, miso soup, and tuna roll sushi

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      cely 

      9 years ago from New Orleans

      Great hub...I was born in raised in NYC. THe city WILL never get old. God Bless.

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