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Serafina Fabulous Grill

Serafina Fabulous Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://always.serafinarestaurant.com
  • Phone: (212) 702-9898
  • Hours of Operation: Daily Hours: Monday - Thursday:11:30am - 12:00am, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 1:00am Sunday 11:00am - 12:00 am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Weekend Brunch, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Park and Madison Avenue
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: A public Icon Parking Lot is located right next door
A word from Serafina Fabulous Grill
Everyone, from beautiful models and young professionals to families and business types on power lunches, flocks to Serafina Fabulous Grill to enjoy the ambiance and delicious cuisine found in this upbeat three room restaurant. Choose from a variety of homemade pastas and fresh grilled meats, fish and vegetables. Always buzzing with good music, animated conversation and hearty laughter, diners can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine on the terrace, in the main dining room with the open fire grill and cherrywood burning oven or at the lively bar. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Have had lunch there and now Easter brunch Will go back when in NYC "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Pizza here is fabulous. Hands down. However lunchtime here is heavy on the stroller set. That coupled with the tight quarters makes for the potential for multiple temper tantrums to occur at once. That was the case during this visit making a great pizza barely tolerable. I would only reccomend coming to this location after baby bedtime. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Pleasantly surprised. I thought as a chain it would be only fair, and it was quite good. Also Italian speaking people seated near me, which was a good sign. One of the reasons we chose it was because the price seemed moderate but we ended up spending $85/head anyway (before tip). Given the dearth of good restaurants in this part of town, this is an excellent option."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Food was good, went for a date. Service was very nice, fast and efficient. I would dine again."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "If you in the Upper East Side and are tired of extravagant food and need very good food at fair prices and casual attire, this is perfect. The lobster pasta is fabulous and wine list extremely fair. Great pizzas and all the other pasta dishes I’ve tried are very good. This place fills up fast after 7pm."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Fish was over cooked and drowned in a tasteless pinkish sauce, chicken Parmesan was petrified and gnocchi dish was just goo. Cheapest bottle of red wine at $65 retails for $8 in wine shops. Needless to say it was a waste... Filled with UES parents feeding pizza to their kids. Yuck."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "The pizza is very good but the other dishes are bland and overcooked. This restaurant is good for groups but the service and food could use a little more attention."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "The staff and services are terrific. Food is also very good. Must start off by sharing a pizza & then find out what the daily specials are. The ownership is as nice as the staff & most always there to make your visit a memorable one."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "We were looking for a different Italian restaurant in the low 60s and decided to try Serafina. The service and the food were fine, but not better than "good." We wanted to like it more than we did. A problem in getting Open Table credit from the restaurant that reported us as a now show didn't help."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Great food, good service . Nice atmosphere ... If your looking for a casual night with a high end touch this is the place. Will be back!!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Brought my daughters and friend to have Sunday lunch. Truffle focaccia was amazing! Pasta and salad was delusions as well. Saw other friends there who also commented what a good meal they had."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "This used to be decent and affordable, but lately not so much any more. Last two times I went, food is becoming more and more mediocre and very pricey. I won't go anymore and do not recommend it anymore."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We have been there on Serafina one year and a half ago, and we returned there jan/2014. We had about 4 meals in 4 days and we aprecciate de service, food and the place. The restaurant changed the place but it's still wonderful."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "Had a great pizza and some really good pasta. The portions including the pizza were small. It is also a bit pricey . Overall, it is a decent place to go."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "We had a great time food was excellent and we ordered a lot. Felt a little rushed by staff."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Took the family to NYC for a Christmas visit. This spot was convenient. Menu was interesting and varied. Everyone enjoyed their lunch and the overall restaurant experience."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Nice location, long narrow restaurant, with lots of noise and super fast service. We sat upstairs with all the families, small table for 5 people. Somewhat pricey, and good food,mbut not a place to relax and enjoy the company of your family conversation. Downstairs is the best place to sit, relax, and enjoy the slower service."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "I was looking for a neighborhood place that was open Christmas that had good food and was casual and Serafina fit the bill"
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "We were a large group of 17. We were seated upstairs in a small area where three large groups could be at one time. They decided to turn the music on. We couldn't hear ourselves talk. They turned off the music at our request. The pizza was good. The other dishes were not. We will never go back."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Food was delicious, the service was not the best. They were a bit slow, but they were polite and apologized for any issues. They forgot a dish we ordered so they gave us two free desserts so they tried to accomodate. I would go back because the food was worth it."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Popular Italian place with good food and bundles of energy (read, families with kids, twenty-somethings) but neither peaceful or romantic dining."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "this was our family Thanksgiving meal out. Food was delicious. Fun place to eat."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "I do not live in New York and have been here a few times. The last time it was excellent, this time the service was rough. The server fit the New York stereo type of a little too blunt. I would still go there again, just hopefully the server was having a bad day the day I was there or next time hopefully get someone else."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Lovely menu has something to appeal to anyone who enjoys food. Nicely prepared. Served at speed requested by customer. I was catching up with a longtime friend & didn't feel rushed to order or leave. Very nice service."
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "Kudos...we came with 2 young grandchildren...early, so as not to let them get too hungry, or to upset other patrons. We were seated upstairs where we didn't need to be self-conscious or stared down. Our service was better than attentive. Only after we'd gotten our check did another table get seated in our area. Thank goodness for everyone...We had a great meal and Serafina returned to its normal charm very quickly....thank you for anticipating our needs. And...the food was excellent and enjoyed by all. The kids' menu is brilliant!"
    Dined on 11/20/2013
  • "I love the ambiance of this place - like a comfortable dining room in a friends home. I definitely would return to try more dishes. The rigatoni bolognese was amazing. Everyone at the table loved their meal. Service was well-timed and friendly, the waiter did not rush us."
    Dined on 11/20/2013
  • "Staff was nice. Food was great, we really loved the focaccia de Sofia!!! The truffle ravioli was amazing, as well as the branzino alla sale. We definitely recommend this place to everyone, we had a large table including children and we were all very happy"
    Dined on 10/23/2013