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Sambuca - CLOSED

20 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-4100
+1 212-787-5656
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
18 Oct 2014
“Excellent value , great atmosphere”
30 Nov 2013
“Family Style perfect for groups”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Vegan Options
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20 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-4100
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Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Extensive menu, lively atmosphere, staff really try very hard which is great to see. Food really good value and decent for what you pay - would highly recommend for pizzas, burgers chicken etc.. But no Parmos!!!!

Thank monkeyhan
Reviewed 30 November 2013

When i'm not with Mrs O i'm usually dining out with work colleagues and so it was that a group of 12 of us, 5 from the UK and 7 from the US went to Sambuca for dinner to wrap up a days work. The...More

1  Thank Adam O
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Located step from Central Park west this restaurant has very good food. Most dishes are served family style and the portions are very large. The restaurant is often very busy and at those times service suffers. Reservations via Open Table have been honored but we...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Recently visited this restaurant in November when holidaying in New York. Had previously visited the restaurant and decided to return ... glad we did. The food and service was fantastic. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and assisted with our order. Food was...More

Thank JulesChurch
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Attended a friends retirement dinner. The party for over 50 people was in the nack room. Food was served family style. Appetizers were large platters of fried calamari, bruscetta, tomato and mozzarella, and a mixed green salad. For entree the platters were chicken parmiagiana, spagetti...More

Thank DrKatieRN
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Not the best gluten free restaurant out there, but I had a safe meal. Our waiter was not very knowledgeable about cross-contamination and GF menu items, but the manager came and placed the order. They have GF pasta and pizza, GF beer, and GF bread....More

Thank GoSeeGlutenFree
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Nice local place with a gluten free menu. Service has deteriorated recently with the new décor. My family likes it due to the gluten free menu and family style menu as well. Tables are set apart comfortably. It used to be a 'go to' place...More

1  Thank GregKay
Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

Sambuca's has an extensive menu and it is all delicious! A small group of us were here for a work outing. We ordered several appetizers and entrees. Everything was exceptional. If you are looking for delicious family style Italian food this place is a must...More

Thank Tara K
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Great food but the service was very poor. We were stuck in the corner and almost had to trip the waiter to get any kind of service.

Thank Pasquallies
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We had a great meal at Sambuca; half of our table was gluten free and half was not. All loved their meals. David was extremely patient with all our celiac disease questions about cross contamination and we ended up having a fun dinner with good...More

1  Thank Sambachica
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-4100
    (between Central Park West and Columbus Ave)
  • Public Transportation: 1,9,2,3,B,C to 72nd St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-787-5656
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