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1486 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-1399
+1 212-472-4552
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“gnocchi” (32 reviews)
“antipasti” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1486 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-1399
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food and great place. I had the specail Veal Ravioli and it did NOT disappoint. The wine list was over whelming, but the waitress was really helpful in helping me pair what I wanted vs. what was expected.

Thank alva g
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our daughter took us here for Mother's day and we'll come back as everything seems so delicious! The pasta is fresh and with wonderful sauces. Truffle gnocchi, truffle flat bread for antipasti... Mezzelune with prosciutto...Don't forget to try their chilled red wine ,lambrusco, served in...More

Thank vasile123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

UVA was our grandsons suggested restaurant for family dinner as he said ‘everything is delicious and made from scratch!’ We started with a large antipasto followed by pasta, veal & stuffed eggplant with ricotta cheese & spinach .. all the courses were perfectly created &...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the day in the city, saw a play then had an early dinner. We love the action on Second Ave. Sitting outside and people watching is part of the experience of a great dinner date. The food adds to the ambiance. We split a...More

Thank Elisabeth R
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

We came to UVA with some friends and business counterparts. We tasted many of the different wine selections. The wine selections were many and were all very good. Our waitress was able to give a background on the selections fairly easily. The honey truffle Mozzerella...More

Thank SINYC718
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I am a hard critic when it comes to Italian food. I had a reservation but they still made us wait 20ish minutes I guess that is norm for NYC although all the other places we went to didn't make us wait. We got sat...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed March 23, 2018

My wife and I ate at Uva after arriving in NYC and really enjoyed our dinner. We had to wait about 30 minutes on a Friday night which wasn't bad at all. The atmosphere was great even though it was small and crowded. We had...More

Thank OK-NC
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Great unassuming neighbourhood option for pasta. All pasta dishes have been cooked perfectly so far with a good variety of pasta dishes. The antipasto dishes are also highly recommended. Decor is nice rustic Italian with a good casual atmosphere. Service is pretty good but could...More

Thank ChrisTravellerUS
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Meatball Monday is always a treat in this neighborhood spot. I have been here a few times and it has consistently good food. Not to pricy for the UES. Loved the meatball ravioli and the "meatball" slider desert which was ice cream sliders with cinnamon...More

Thank Rod L
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

I always enjoy visiting UVA. Food is good, not the best Italian I have had but a great overall experience. The atmosphere is very cute, great wine list and good service.

Thank sj9400
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1486 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-1399
    (2nd Ave between 77th and 78th)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-472-4552
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