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Bar Italia

768 Madison Ave. (E. 66th St.) Send to Phone
917-546-6676 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Sophisticated Italian cuisine at a trendy Upper East Side trattoria.

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late
Features
  • Dress code: Casual smart
  • Entertainment: DJ Tues. & Sun.
  • Reservations suggested

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Bar Italia Restaurant Review

: Bar Italia turns out inventive pastas and main dishes, the work of a former chef of Cipriani, the charming chef Denis Franceschini. Behind an unassuming name of Bar Italia, the menu and service sizzle. Specials like an artichoke salad delicately dressed with a lemon vinaigrette or a branzino so fresh that a heavy sauce would have been tragic round out any of the dozen pastas presented. What is billed as a traditional fish soup is a hearty meal of salmon, scallops and other choice seafood. Bar Italia also offers tasting platters of cheeses or charcuterie. Each meal begins with an apéritif of cranberry juice and Prosecco.
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