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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Spazzia

366 Columbus Ave. (W. 77th St.) Send to Phone
212-799-0150

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Spazzia Restaurant Review

: Formerly the Museum Café, Spazzia faces the rear of the American Museum of Natural History and is near enough to Lincoln Center to be a post-opera dining option. The waitstaff is generally professional---at least for the Upper West Side, the land of notoriously bad service---and Spazzia’s large glassed-in sidewalk café offers views of street scenes sans street sounds/weather. For dinner, try the delectable grilled thin-crust pizzas topped with a variety of aromatic treats. For dessert, there’s the chocolate truffle cake with vanilla and raspberry sauce. In Spazzia’s former incarnation brunch was paramount, and in this regard nothing has changed.
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