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1576 3rd Ave. (88th & 89th Sts.) Send to Phone

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Blue Grotto Restaurant Review

: With hip banquettes and a lively bar, the contemporary grotto atmosphere comes alive at night when crowds flock to this Upper East Side eatery. The food is sure to please, with a variety of hearty bar foods like crispy dates wrapped in bacon and duck ravioli; zesty pastas and standard entrées like grilled tuna, strip steak and pork chops. With room to please everyone, the menu is balanced with assorted pizzas and salads. The dining room is lit by two skylights, which allow for modest whimsy in the heart of this residential neighborhood. During the daylight hours of Saturday and Sunday the sun shines in the grotto with a weekend jazz brunch that is sure to attract singles and families alike.
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