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Scaletta Ristorante

Certificate of Excellence
Upper West Side
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50 W 77th St, New York City, NY 10024-5116 (Columbus Ave)
+1 212-769-9191
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came a tad early and the matre' d was welcoming and accommodating, a pleasurable personality to everyone entering through door. Amazing meal! The artichoke and mushrooms appetizer was very tasty. My kids loved it( 11 and 7 years of age).

Thank gregoryr0301
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

we stumbled across Scaletta by accident to escape a snow storm! But the food was exquisite and the service was incredible!

Thank Safi K
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This place is convenient to the Museum of Natural History and offers very good Italian food served by unobtrosive waiters. Well worth a trip

Thank Waynegourmet
Brookline, New Hampshire
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I went there for dinner with an old friend and we really wanted to have a nice dinner and a nice long talk. Unfortunately we had to scream in order to be heard. My dinner was OK. My Caesar salad did not taste like a Caesar salad and a good Italian restaurant. The dressing was blah, the lettuce was white.

Thank Gale T
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had a pleasant dinner at Scaletta this past week. The staff, service and food all very good - as expected. But, to be fair while consistently good nothing reached to exceptional or inspired. We would certainly come back again but more of a plan B.

Thank Fred M
Fresh Meadows, New York
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244 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

had a reservation for dinner on a sunday nite after spending time at NY Historical society- very convient......restaurant wasn't ready to open at 5 but it was well worth the wait......very good menu with some very nice specials......food is very good in a nice setting.....service was good.....staff very friendly and helpful......a great dining experience recommend reservations....some very nice appetizers at... More 

Thank Leonard C
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We came with small children for dinner The food was delicious- the pasta, the vill, the beef and the deserts at the end made us very Happy Was a lovely dinner!

Thank Inbar B
New York, NY
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had my wife's 50th Birthday dinner with about 25 guests in the private room at Scaletta and could not have been more pleased. We did a lot of research on event space and private rooms all over Manhattan and we found Freddie and his team to be the most accommodating, friendly and flexible. They presented many options and layouts... More 

Thank synapseNewYork
San Francisco, California
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We arrived 5:30 as we had tickets for a play later that evening. The meal was quite good although the tomatoes in the salad were not as flavorful as they should have been in September. The staff was attentive but not overbearing, the restaurant was quiet (though it had filled by the time we left), and the main courses were... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had been planning to eat here for quite some time and finally had the chance tonight. Ambiance is clean and quiet. Service is attentive and there when needed. Food is very good. Wide variety of specials. Nice dessert table. A little pricey but worth the money.

Thank David E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 W 77th St, New York City, NY 10024-5116
    (Columbus Ave)
  • Public Transportation: 1,9 79th St and B,C at 81st St
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-769-9191

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Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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