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Amali

4.7
4.7
1355 Reviews
$30 and under
Mediterranean
Amali’s ethos is inspired by the Mediterranean way of life, emphasizing vegetables, olive oil, cheese, grains, and fish. Our menu reflects the historical cuisines shared by modern day Greece, Italy, France, and Spain. Our wine list offers approximately 400 selections and has been called "daring" by The New York Times and "one of the best Mediterranean selections in Midtown” by New York Magazine.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 23 times today
Experiences are available.

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Other options

  • Order online

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Mediterranean

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Mon 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Tue–Fri 5:00 pm–10:30 pm Sat 12:00 pm–10:30 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 339-8363

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+, South Asian/Indian, Veteran, Women

  • Executive chef

    Chef Alex Tubero

  • Catering

    We have catered off premise events at the Hearst Castle, James Beard House and The New York Times. Please email events@amaliyc.com for more information.

  • Private party facilities

    Amali offers several distinct private dining rooms that can accommodate parties from 10 to 150 people. Please email events@amalinyc.com and our Event Coordinators will contact you as soon as possible.

  • Private party contact

    Michael Van Camp: (877) 925-6165

  • Neighborhood

    Upper East Side

  • Cross street

    Between Lexington and Park Avenues

  • Parking details

    There is a private parking lot located across the street.

  • Public transit

    N, R, W, 4, 5 &amp; 6 trains to Lexington Avenue - 59th Street.<br /><br />F train to Lexington Avenue - 63rd Street

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Experiences

  • Lunch Prix Fixe (Tasting Menu)

    $39.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Offered weekdays for $39⁠ (tax & gratuity additional) Select one appetizer and one entree: APPETIZERS GEM LETTUCES SALAD Radish, Fennel, Sesame Vinaigrette ANCIENT GRAINS Green Goddess, Borlotti Beans, Sprouts ROASTED LI CLAMS Prosciutto Breadcrumbs, Marjoram, Orange ROASTED SUNCHOKES Asparagus, Feta, Marcona Almond ENTREES SPAGHETTI ALLA CHITARRA Tomato, Basil, Stracciatella, Pine Nuts TAGLIATELLE Bolognese, Bone Marrow, Parmigiano Reggiano CHOPPED CHICKEN SALAD Little Gem, Tomato, Cucumber GRILLED SHRIMP SALAD Frisée, Market Citrus, Salsa Verde SALMON SALAD Arugula, Avocado, Crispy Grains, Sesame, Dijon AMALI BURGER Cheddar, Caramelized Onions, Secret Sauce, Fries BLACK COD GYRO Fennel, Red Onion, Olive Yogurt, Fries
  • New Power Trio Performance (Every Sunday 7-9PM)

    Multiple dates available
    Broadway's finest take on modern-day and throwback hits. Justin Smith (Concertmaster and violin, Dear Evan Hanson), Sean Driscoll (guitar, Moulin Rouge), and Pete Donovan (bass, Mrs. Doubtfire) perform everything from the Rolling Stones to Adele on their concert-level instruments. Please click to book via OpenTable. Alternatively, you may join us at the bar for cocktails and great music.

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What 1,355 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Manhattan

    Mediterranean

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  1. TS

    TabithaS

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    They weren't fully open and ready for patrons when we came for our reservation. Despite it being nearly empty, they eventually sat us in an awkward and cramped corner. It then took 15+ minutes for a waiter to come and take our order. The food was pretty good, but I would not go back given the poor service. We were also there for restaurant week, so the pricing seemed reasonable. The normal menu prices seem over-priced for what you get.
  2. LA

    LismaryA

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was great. The servers were great, friendly and helpful.

    AmaliResponded 6 days agoThank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback, Lismary! Nothing makes us happier than a happy guest :).

  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband and I went for Restaurant week and it was the most amazing experience. The food was outstanding and the service was of the top level. Roberto took amazing care of us. We plan to make this our place to go to. It was amazing can not even bring words to describe.

    AmaliResponded 7 days agoAww, you’re making us blush. Thank you for the kind words. Your review is the kind of review that makes us love what we do even more :). We look forward to hosting you again soon!

  4. p

    pattyp

    New York Area

    16 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience2
    Great food but noise level is deafening. Impossible to have a conversation.

    AmaliResponded on July 31, 2022Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback, Patty. We really appreciate it and will make sure to share it with our Management team. We hope you can join us again soon :).

  5. PM

    PatriciaM

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience3
    Went here during restaura week and between my husband and I we tried lots of dishes and loved it! We had the roasted sunchokes with marcona almonds, whipped feta, mushroom caponata, clam linguine and duck breast all superb! Paired with 1st cru Burgundian Pinot noir which paired lovely with the sunchokes, caponata, duck and ok with the linguine.

    AmaliResponded on July 31, 2022Thank you so much for taking the time to share about your experience with us. Patricia, we really appreciate it. We love hearing about what dishes and wine our guests enjoyed the most :). We hope you and your husband can join us again soon!

  6. N

    Nikki

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The staff and food were great. Awesome trio played amazing song. We had a great time.

    AmaliResponded on July 19, 2022Thank you so much for your amazing feedback, Nikki! We're so happy you enjoyed the food, service and music :). Come back soon, and bring your friends ;).

  7. RH

    RH99

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a delicious lunch at Amali! The service is exceptional. ❤️

    AmaliResponded on July 19, 2022Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us! We're thrilled you enjoyed it :).

  8. CS

    CherylS

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Our dining experience was terrific. The food was delicious and the service was wonderful

    AmaliResponded on July 17, 2022Thanks for the fantastic feedback, Cheryl! Nothing makes us happier than a happy guest :).

  9. JF

    JaredF

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The branzino is really out of this world! Service and ambiance were great.

    AmaliResponded on July 15, 2022Thanks for sharing your experience with us, Jared! We love hearing what dishes our guests enjoyed :). Your review rocks. Thank you!

  10. i

    indiandiner

    New York Area

    69 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    69 reviews

    Dined on July 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful staff, favorful and delicious food

    AmaliResponded on July 15, 2022Thank you so much for taking the time to share about your experience with us! We're thrilled you enjoyed :). We hope you can join us again soon!

  11. DO

    DeeO

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly and attentive staff, tasty / healthy food and live music. Just a great relaxed vibe. Had a wonderful evening and can’t wait to return! Signature cocktails were fanastic, too. Thanks for your great service and a fun night!

    AmaliResponded on July 15, 2022Aww, you’re making us blush. Thank you for the kind words, Dee. Your review is the kind of review that makes us love what we do even more :). We can't wait to host you again soon!

  12. C

    Chris

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, great service and ambiance. Food and drinks were a little pricey relative to the portions and compared to other restaurants. Would return

    AmaliResponded on July 15, 2022Wow, thank you so much for your kind words, Chris, and for your constructive feedback. We really appreciate it :). We look forward to hosting you again soon!

  13. L

    Lucia

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Delicious food, great service, love the sustainable model. Especially appreciated the effort to pay staff equitably with the 18% service fee and explanation on the bill. We will be back!

    AmaliResponded on July 15, 2022Thank you for taking the time to share this review, Lucia! We really appreciate it :). I will make sure to share your sentiments with the rest of the team. See you soon!

  14. C

    Colofoodie

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We sat outside in front and had a lovely evening. Service was very attentive. Food is outstanding. Love this place--will be back soon.

    AmaliResponded on July 15, 2022Wow, thank you so much for your fantastic feedback! Nothing makes us happier than reading about an experience like yours :). We look forward to hosting you again soon!

  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 29, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience4
    I thought it was overpriced for what you got (c.$60 for a mezza plate).
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The vegan daily chef offering was amazing, and the staff are all extremely welcoming and attentive
  17. KG

    KarynG

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We happened to be in the neighborhood and needed a place to eat. Amali exceeded all expectations. We LOVED everything we ordered. The arugula salad with salmon, the ancient grains salad, the burrata, the broccoli (who would have guessed) -- all fabulous. The outdoor area was great and the waitstaff was attentive. I rarely cross the park to eat and now, I have to go back. An absolute find!
  18. FD

    FrequentDiner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Tagliettelle is always great. Bring visiting guest here all the time.
  19. SC

    SteveC

    Los Angeles

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food, great service. A real gem in NYC. Thanks
  20. k

    kateg

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have eaten here about 4 times in the last 2-3 months. Food is amazing. Lots of fresh and interesting options here without the menu being too esoteric or large. Don’t miss out on the mushroom caponata, burrata w mint and peas, mezze assortment, sunchokes, etc. Can’t go wrong with almost anything on the menu. We always seem to over order here. Interior is chic but casual Greek vintage vibe. It can get a bit loud when busy. However, I much prefer sitting indoors than on 60th st bc it’s not the most charming block (they could probably add more plants to the outdoor, overhead fans and low lighting would help) but we still had a fine dinner outside last night. I love the Greek wine selection- our server recommended a really nice dry Greek white- a fun departure from the run of the mill summer options of rose or Ca/Italian/French whites. A much-needed unique and delicious newcomer to the UES.
  21. d

    djaner

    New York Area

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a fabulous meal consisting of several shared appetizers and sides. Everything was top notch. Our waiter couldn’t have been nicer. We ate outside so I can’t comment on indoor ambiance or noise. It’s pricey but the food met expectations at Those prices. Note that 18% tip is included on every bill- and the menu explains their philosophy on that.
  22. LL

    LuLu

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience1
    We chose this restaurant because the outside seating is suppose to be lovely. The back courtyard was booked by a private party so we were seated on the street. I would not have chosen this restaurant for a special occasion if I knew we would be seated on the street. In hindsight, I should have called to confirm the outside seating but I saw no references to seating on the street when I checked it out online. The food was ok, but not worth the price. The server was very good, but we were short an entree. We didn't mention it because we decided to make do and two people shared it. I'm sure if we asked for another entree it would have come quickly. I think it was a communication error, but that shouldn't happen, not at this price point.
  23. AR

    AshleyR

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband and I went for our anniversary and it was a wonderful experience as always.
  24. RF

    RebeccaF

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a lunch reuniting with dear friends and had a wonderful experience in every aspect! Service, ambience, food, wine and attention were all outstanding. Thank you!
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Delicious beautifully prepared food. Excellent service and care in presentation. Excellent wine recommendations. Lovely birthday celebration!
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The BEST branzino ever! We shared the branzino and two sides and could have added a third person. Yummy dinner. Service was a bit slow but that the restaurant was very busy! Lively spot and great bartender!
  27. MB

    MissBsRoom

    New York Area

    12 reviews

    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    WAY overpriced, and therefore would not recommend. Yes the service was attentive and my pasta entree was tasty, but the prices are extremely high considering the plates are basic pasta and seafood entrees. There's nothing special about this place or their menu to warrant such high prices. It's very small and cramped inside, the scent of cigarettes wafting in from outside and there was a crying baby next to us. I just can't get over a plate of 6 (average) raviolis costing over $30+. This place is totally average but is priced as if it's something special.
  28. JP

    JoanP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 18, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Food was nicely plated and served. Outdoor dining very comfortable. Very tasty!
  29. LF

    Loko4Food

    New York Area

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A rare, innovative and rich menu with Mediterranean choices for every taste. Excellent service and beautiful interior. Must haves: octopus, caponata, any of the salads, grilled feta, salmon tartare.
  30. JT

    JTTJ

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Service was very good. Food was just OK. Duck was tasty and well prepared. Scallops were overly salty. Sunchoke and Ancient Grains appetizers were good but nothing special. Somewhat overpriced for the experience we had.
  31. DR

    DevonR

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Unbelievable dining experience. The food was incredible. We had the rib eye cooked to perfection as well as the duck sausage pasta. Both are sure to impress. Lovely, quiet ambiance and impeccable service. It was the perfect place to kick off our trip to Manhattan but of course, raised the expectations for the rest of it. Thank you so much for a wonderful dinner! Will be returning soon!
  32. NB

    NanB

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great farm to table food. Innovative menu!!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We planned to go out for lunch/brunch/dinner, you name is it was our first meal @3pm Saturday haha. I did not have the energy to go and wait in lines and queues for any place. So i used open table to find something with good reviews “regardless of the cuisine”. I saw Amali and the reviews were good and a cuisine that we actually love. So we thought why not? We went it was quite and very clean and the place is tidy. We ordered the Mixed Mezze platter was was spectacular .. and we ordered the shakshouka, and burger. Honestly it was better than our expectations especially as a last minute plan! Definitely going back there
  34. KR

    KanaR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I booked a last minute dinner for 11 and we were pleasantly surprised with spacious seating in the back area that has a skylight and high ceilings. It was classy, cosy and gorgeous! My friends all loved the food too, especially the rib eye bone marrow and all the three pastas we ordered. The service was also top notch and they were attentive and kind! We would all love to be back here again! Thank you for a wonderful night!
  35. E

    Erica

    New York Area

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    The food and cocktails are always delicious. If you like duck, you must get the quinoa crusted duck. It is my favorite duck of any restaurant in the city!
  36. TJ

    TJBNYC76

    New York Area

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on April 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything our party of four shared — roasted clams; octopus; whole branzino; halibut; cavatelli with lamb sausage; and all four side vegetables — was absolutely spectacular. This is the second exceptional meal we’ve enjoyed at Amali, and look forward to the next.
  37. N

    Nomnomnom

    Tampa

    61 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on April 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely dinner with out of town family. Food was fabulous…mezze assortment of dips, wonderful bread, branding, scallops, pasta, and the cauliflower and broccoli were the best! The servers were friendly and attentive. Couldn’t ask for a better experience.
  38. TC

    TomasC

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    The manager solved a personal issue and as result we where able to eat what we wanted. The food was wonderful. Highly recomendable.

    AmaliResponded on April 26, 2022TomasC- Thank you! We are so pleased our staff was able to accommodate your needs. Visit us again! -James

  39. PT

    PatrickT

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly and knowledgeable staff, sommelier and owner. Great menu. Old school yet modern at the same time. Great location, convenient to UES and midtown.

    AmaliResponded on April 26, 2022PatrickT- I greatly appreciate the 5 stars. Please return soon! -James

  40. CF

    CesarF

    Sacramento

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    very good place; we were a large party and service was excellent

    AmaliResponded on April 26, 2022Thank you!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Amali using the Order Online button. Amali also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 339-8363.

Amali is rated 4.7 stars by 1355 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 23 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Amali

115 East 60th St, New York, NY 10022

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Between Lexington and Park Avenues

  • Neighborhood

    Upper East Side

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Mon 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Tue–Fri 5:00 pm–10:30 pm Sat 12:00 pm–10:30 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Mediterranean

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    There is a private parking lot located across the street.

  • Public transit

    N, R, W, 4, 5 & 6 trains to Lexington Avenue - 59th Street.F train to Lexington Avenue - 63rd Street

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+, South Asian/Indian, Veteran, Women

  • Executive chef

    Chef Alex Tubero

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 339-8363

  • Catering

    We have catered off premise events at the Hearst Castle, James Beard House and The New York Times. Please email events@amaliyc.com for more information.

  • Private party facilities

    Amali offers several distinct private dining rooms that can accommodate parties from 10 to 150 people. Please email events@amalinyc.com and our Event Coordinators will contact you as soon as possible.

  • Private party contact

    Michael Van Camp: (877) 925-6165

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