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Tiella

) #1,873 of 9,343 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ Italian
1109 1st Ave, at 61st St, New York City, NY 10065-8723
+1 212-754-5454
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1109 1st Ave, at 61st St, New York City, NY 10065-8723
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had an absolutely wonderful dinner at Tiella's last week when in NYC. The ambiance, menu and waitstaff definitely lived up to the restaurant's reputation. The menu was creative, absolutely delicious and reasonably priced. The chef is a master at preparing authentic...More

Thank nurselawyer
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch in small upscale neighborhood Restaurant. Enjoyed assortment of appetizers, wagu meatballs and eggplant were excellent.

Thank L C
A TripAdvisor Member
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Terrific, small, intimate, well run, great service. Yummy food! The food is authentic, simple delicious Italian food.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Dined there recently for lunch. Thoroughly enjoyed my salad and the hefty eggplant parmigiana appetizer. Yummy....

Thank maudeny2015
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Small quaint and quiet venue. Loved the bread basket and olive oil. Three of us. Ordered 2 apps, 3 dinners, 1 side of Brussel sprouts, and dessert and vin santo and coffees, and a $45 bottle of wine. Burrata was small and tasted different. I...More

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Nice cozy space on 1st ave by the 59th St bridge. Décor nothing to write home about. About 17 tables plus or minus. Great as a neighborhood restaurant but would not pick for a special evening. We shared a spinach salad which was very good....More

Thank JeffreyFireIsland
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I stumbled across Tiella while searching Yelp for a small, Italian restaurant. My girlfriend and I were in NYC and staying on 57th street, and this place was just a few blocks away. We drove right past it in the cab (the entrance is small...More

Thank Cody P
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Amazing menu, quaint & romantic space, wonderful wine. Food made from scratch. The price for our meal was so reasonable for NYC. A new find for us - we will return. So good we hate to share our secret. Enjoy!

Thank FineWine80209
Reviewed 14 December 2016

As I was walking towards the restaurant I wasn't sure what I had gotten myself into because the area is not great...mind you, not bad, but not the best. Then I walked in and it was a cozy little restaurant that made you feel like...More

1  Thank MiamiMartin
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This hidden gym was recommended to us by friends who live in Manhattan. It is a small Italian restaurant, with a warm, friendly atmosphere, excellent service and delicious cuisine. The seafood and other ingredients were fresh, and the menu included a nice variety of dishes....More

1  Thank FJP-TEX
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institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1109 1st Ave, at 61st St, New York City, NY 10065-8723
    (60 th and 61 st Streets)
  • Public Transportation: F to 63rd Street N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6 to 59th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-754-5454
  • E-mail
Description
Tiella serves modern Southern Italian cuisine. Its inventive and sophisticated menu is inspired by and elevates the home-cooked meals and peasant culinary traditions owners Giuseppe Castellano and Mario Coppola were raised with in Naples, Italy. Indeed, Tiella takes its name from the Neopolitan word for a cast-iron pan that is used for baking, grilling or frying meats, fish and breads. Our signature tiellas are pizza-like appetizers baked in our wood-fired oven. Our philosophy is that the greatest meals require the finest ingredients. We import mozzarella di bufala, stracciatella and other fine cheeses, as well as risotto and prosciutto from Italy. Many other ingredients are sourced from local producers and farmers. To ensure that we serve the very best bread and pasta, we make our own. The extensive wine list is comprised of Italian makers and complements the menu.
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