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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
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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“gnocchi” (32 reviews)
“antipasti” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1486 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-1399
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Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week 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 4 weeks ago 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 10 April 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 23 March 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 11 March 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 9 March 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 8 March 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
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

The waitress was knowledgeable and suggested a meat & cheese pairing beautifully and the Truffle Gnocchi was fabulous. A little loud and cozy but a great place for fabulous Italian on the Upper East Side.

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 16 February 2018

I came here for a date night with my boyfriend last Friday evening around 8:15pm. They do not take reservations for two people so we walked in and they told us a 15 minutes wait, which for NYC is great. We decided to have a...More

Thank cbaldino1014
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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, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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