Olivia (fka East River Cafe)
Olivia (fka East River Cafe)
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Olivia (fka East River Cafe)

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.letseat.at/Olivia
  • Phone: 2129803144
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Tuesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Wednesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Sam Morcos
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer a private room that can accommodate from 35 to 55 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Sam Morcos 9178047069
  • Entertainment: Live piano bar Wednesday to Saturday

Getting there

  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: After 7 pm free parking on street or there is a parking facility next door for parking before 7.
A word from Olivia (fka East River Cafe)
When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to check out Olivia. The restaurant is located in one of the area's most pleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine. The menu at Olivia features a wide array of great selections, made from only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group. Olivia has established itself as one of the area's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit. Please stop in soon!
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Olivia (fka East River Cafe) reviews from OpenTable diners
  • I have no comment. The food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/3/2011
    I have no comment. The food is fair, the music good, the service good.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Italian Gem
    Nange25
    Dined on 11/11/2011
    Fifth or sixth time I have eaten here and the food has been consistetly good. Brought friends who also enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Crowd is older, but not subdued, there is good energy. House wines are good and portions are generous.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solid place. Table for two.
    Laff
    Dined on 9/2/2011
    Solid place. Table for two. Ordered two apps. Then one dinner special. The special was plated for two. Huge portions. Wine choices were good. Service perfect. High marks.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What a find! We stumbled in
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/30/2011
    What a find! We stumbled in on a neighborhood gem. The food is very, very good. Patrick is a great bar tender and the pianist is the icing on the cake. Thank You for a lovely dining experience.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was good but ambience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 7/9/2011
    Food was good but ambience was lacking. We sat in the upper portion in the back and looked into an open storage room. Pianist added nothing.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food at reasonable prices.
    Nange25
    Dined on 6/25/2011
    Great food at reasonable prices. Attentive service and reasonable wait time for food. Mature crowd, no giggly twenty-somethings in little black dresses. Have eaten here twice and will definitely be returning. Love the pork chop milanese with salad.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great little gem on the upper
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/26/2011
    Great little gem on the upper east side. Probably one of the best meals we had all week, and we ate at alot of restaurants. Woulud highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Portion sizes were very good,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/20/2011
    Portion sizes were very good, but food was average.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The pianist makes all the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/8/2011
    The pianist makes all the difference in selecting this restaurant over others.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always good food and good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 4/24/2011
    Always good food and good service. Great prices. Brunch is terrific.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delightfully low key, great
    elevenX2VIP
    Dined on 4/15/2011
    Delightfully low key, great for kids, delicious food, extraordinarily attentive service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I've been there for brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 4/10/2011
    I've been there for brunch a number of times. The entrees are delicious, and the prices are the best around. The servers are also very gracious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Gem........................
    Cliff
    Dined on 3/10/2011
    This place was outstanding - I have never had such good Italian food in my life - better that across all of Italy - the gnocchi was superb - go there - enjoy
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet