What Insiders Are Saying
A conveniently located restaurant in Midtown that’s more than just convenient. The food and service at Covina are great.
Food and service was perfect. Strong, delicious coffee and good food. I ordered the avocado toast and my husband got the lemon ricotta. They were the best versions we’ve had. We were definitely glad we chose Covina for brunch on our last day. I will definitely be recommending Covina (and make it a point to come back when we visit again!)
Have been for both dinner and brunch -- food and ambiance are awesome. Noise level is perfect -- you can hear your friends but it's not so pindrop quiet that you can be overheard by everyone else. On my recent brunch visit, service was a little lacking but it looked like it might have been a bit understaffed due to it being the Saturday of Passover/Easter weekend. Will still come back.
My date and I enjoyed the food there, especially the desserts. However, the service we received from our waiter could have been better and courteous. The appetizer came very fast, too fast to suggest it was cooked to order.
I do not remember his name but it was uncomfortable how he rushed us to select our food and dessert choices. There were no patrons waiting for seats, no line out the door to warrant a rushed meal.
I am not sure I can recommend Covina as a date or dining spot to customers if the goal is to have a rushed meal. Food and company are meant to be enjoyed at a good normal pace.
Food is great, service is good - atmosphere is very cool. Great decor and more open than you'd think.
Excellent ceviche, craving it right now! All of the food is very good, they seem to put a lot of effort into shaping the menu.
Delicious meal and the friendliest service. Limited options for people with dietary restrictions but you can definitely make a meal out of all the veggie sides. Highly recommend!
Excellent restaurant- good service - will definitely recommend it
Food was great, nice atmosphere and excellent service!
Good vegetables and great salad. Salmon under cooked x3.
Great place. Delicious Mediterranean menu. Attentive Staff. Go.
The Covina burger is amazing!!
Expensive food not good at all
I would definitely recommend to a friend, I have been here many times with great experiences, however my server kept food shaming my friends and I to the point where it ruined my experience.
Our service philosophy is founded on genuine hospitality, sound knowledge of the menu and a true commitment to personalizing the guest experience. We failed to deliver that during your dinner with us and for that, I am truly sorry. There are thousands of restaurants and bars in New York and we are deeply appreciative that you decided to join us that evening; your experience should have been nothing short of perfect. Please see my private note as well. -Claire Makley, General Manager
Wonderful as always! We continue to recommend Covina to family and friends!
awesome spot. It is a favorite for our office. Everything on the menu is delicious and their wine selection + cocktails are amazing.
This was my third visit to Covina in as many weeks. Two were work related and the third was a weekend dinner with my wife. On each occasion the entire staff were excellent. I've now tried 9-10 menu items. To date the fish/seafood dishes have been my focus although other guests at my table have enjoyed the deconstructed lasagna, the wagyu steak and the roasted chicken...all raved. Sides are excellent. Meatballs, caesar salad and roast cauliflower were/are standouts! I'm eager to try the pizza and will return soon. They also have an amazing Italian rose bubbly...can't recall the label but you'll have no trouble finding it. Also, their Old Fashion rivals some of the best I've encountered. All in all a great place for work or date night dinners in mid town. Bravo.
Incredible food, EVEN BETTER SERVICE. I highly recommend the spicy honey pizza and the hungarian potato fry bread.
Waiter was rude and obnoxious. We laughed about it, but if it were anyone else I’m sure they would have complained and/or left.
Amazing food amazing service. I went in for a table of one and was well taken care of.
Burger and fries was great and so was the drink menu. Burger was a little expensive but tasty
Never grow tired of this wonderful restaurant and it’s deliciously creative cuisine!
Usually really love Covina but at lunch the service can be non-existent and unhelpful. The food was fine as always but everything else about this lunch and our service was frustrating.
This is a great, reliable, easy to get a reservation at restaurant. The food is great, location is pretty central, and the staff and ambiance are awesome.
I definitely would recommend Covina to a friend. I had the lemon Ricotta Pancakes and they were
really delicous and a big portion. My friends ordered the egg dishes that they said were great but very small portions with nothing else on plate. So if you are really hungry, order the pancakes!
Very disappointing return to Covina. The waiter could not have been more disinterested in serving us. Repeatedly had to track him down for simple items like bread. The busboy shined in comparison he had a personality and was very cordial and prompt. Portions were incredibly small for the price. Food tasted very good. Too much competition in NYC to waste our time here again.
Outstanding all around. Food creative and delicious. Good service. Will definitely be back
My first time at Covina I had to wait 15 minutes to get seated past my reservation time due to a full house. But I waited patiently, Other than that me and my fiancé had a great time. Food was great, excellent service, the manager had apologized for the inconvenience for the reservation timing which was understandable. We had a great time and would come back to Covina again. #postivevibes 😎
Great place to come back. Food , environment , service can’t ask for more.
That night was raining and got soaked getting there but it was worth it!!!
Sat at bar. Nice bar setup but bartenders were not too knowledgeable about food and serving therof, etc.
Took almost an hour for our food to arrive. Burger was ok certainly not worth the wait.
Great atmosphere. My husband had the lox on toast which he loved. The haloumi was also very good. Service was excellent - attentive and speedy. He was all business. Overall impressed.
The host and waiter were both so lovely and welcoming. The food was good too.
Main course took an hour and a half to come out!
By far one of the best coal fire pizza in NYC.
Service is always spot on as well!
Came with my parents and loved everything we ordered. Got the spicy honey pizza which is my favorite, along with meatballs and burrata. Everything was excellent! Shout out to our awesome waiter Marty who had great suggestions and even brought us a free side that we’d debated trying!
Especially in Murray hill where there isn’t much to write home about Covina really stands out!!
Will be back for sure
Excellent food and service. I especially liked the fish, but get some sides to share and you'll have a great meal!
Poor service at Bar and Table
Covina is a great place to always have in your back pocket. Food goes from classic safe options - margarita pizza, chicken- to more inventive meals - Fontina & Brussels Sprout Pizza. All of it is excellent. Service is ridiculously speedy. Ambience is cozy but elegant.
Great pizza. Fun bar and service is perfect. I’d go back again.
Great food and excellent staff. Our server was very attentive. I would definitely go back.