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About Petaluma

Petaluma Restaurant is a Italian-inspired trattoria that has served the Upper East Side for over 28 years since opening its doors in 1985. Open daily from lunch and dinner. Petaluma is home to the neighborhood's first wood oven pizza oven, housemade pastas and signature dishes. Petaluma has an outdoor cafe and the largest Yorkville private dining room to host your next special event. Owned and Operated by TLG (formerly The Line Group) who is also affiliated with Sons of Essex, Rochelle's and 205 Club.

1356 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10021
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Home cooking

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH:
MON - FRI
11:30AM - 4:30PM

DINNER:
MON - THUR
5:00PM - 10:00PM
FRI - SAT
5:00PM - 11:00PM
SUN
5:00PM - 9:00PM

BRUNCH:
SAT & SUN
10:00AM - 4:00PM


Cross Street:
Corner of E 73RD Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 772-8800

Website:
http://petalumarestaurant.com/

Catering:
From private affairs to extravagant banquets, Petaluma's catering program promotes the celebration of Italian Classics and New American Fare. With the ability to create a tailored catering menu; Petaluma offer's first-class catering solutions to meet the needs of your event while exceeding your highest expectations. We need at least 48 hours notice and special requests are our specialty.

Parking Details:
Neighborhood Parking lots are on 1365 York Ave (73rd and York Ave) and 1385 York Ave (74th st and York Ave)

Public Transit:
Q train to 72nd street; and M72 Crosstown Bus or M15 1st Ave Bus.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Planning a corporate event, wedding, bar mitzvah, bat mitzvah, baby shower, new baby, retirement party, bridal shower, birthday party, anniversary party, Christmas party, Chanukah party, or any other special event.

We have a recently renovated private dining space that can comfortably accommodate up to 50 people for a sit down dinner and 70 people for a cocktail reception.

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Private Dining

Serving the Upper Eastside for nearly 30 years, the staff at Petaluma has experience hosting parties big or small, personal or business, cozy or lavish. Please contact us and we'll be happy to assist you in planning the perfect party!

Petaluma Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

4.1

ambience

4.1

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

77% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (10)
Great for Lunch (7)
Good for a Date (6)
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Comfort Food (6)
Romantic (6)
Business Meals (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Bar Seating (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Authentic (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Fun (4)
Good for Groups (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Cozy (1)
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

Have always regarded Petaluma as my favorite neighborhood restaurant. Since renovation one does not get value for the money. Prices up and portions are tinier. Clearly will now consider Petuluma in conjunction with others in the neighborhood

Tags: Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Lived in the neighborhood for 10 years back in the 1990s and went to Petaluma often. Food was always good, selection was great and people couldn’t have been nicer. Going back now the charm is gone, service was adequate and lunch was average at best.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

sorry, salad was not fresh and pasta not cooked. disappointed

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

It was a perfect restaurant for a casual Saturday nite birthday dinner for my 23 year old son. The food was delightful and ambience was convivial and comfortable. Price was slightly lower than other Italian restaurants.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Good, reasonably priced UES spot, with decent wine specials. It's a good go to spot.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 4, 2017

A little understaffed when we went, but great restaurant

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vip
 (Edinburgh)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Lovely and lively. Management and wait people effiecoent and they all can’t do enough to please you.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on October 28, 2017

So glad we found Petaluma! We enjoyed a delicious and unusual mixed salad and a very yummy pizza on Friday night so much that we returned on Saturday night for their chicken francese! The service is excellent and the decor is pretty.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Authentic, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Service was terrible as only one dinner order arrived and after 15 minutes when other dinner had not arrived I cancelled same, which was then subsequently provided with the pasta only half cooked. Even though I was not charged for same, the overall atmosphere was noisy food was very poor and service terrible.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Quality food served fresh and hot. Our waiter was a bit slow, but rest of staff was attentive. We went for brunch, and even tho I had a breakfast meal, I did appreciate the wide variety of non breakfast items offered. Something for everyone!

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Love love love love Petaluma! Can't go wrong with anything on the menu and the hospitality/service is impeccable!

Great atmosphere! Good enough for friends and family!

Great bar choices as well.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Fun, Good for a Date, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent fresh vegetables and seafood. Very much enjoyed our meal.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

THE RESTAURANT HAS GONE DOWNHILL IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS. AT FIRST IT WAS NOT GREAT THAN A YEAR LATER IT GOT BETTER. NOW IT SHOULD BE PIZZA AND BAR RESTAURANT, TO BAD IT USED TO BE REALLY GREAT YEARS AGP.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Absolutely delicious from start to finish!
The shaved Brussels sprouts salad was exquisite and the eggplant Parmesan just right! Then we ordered the pizza with truffle oil,arugula an doarmesan and that was amazingly tasty!!! Service was very friendly and attentive.
We will definitely be back for more :)

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 28, 2017

The service was great -- friendly. But the restaurant was very loud. They should do something about acoustics. We all loved our meal -- great fish and pasta Vongole. And a delicious trio of canolli.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Quick Bite, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Had not been there in years and it looks like it hasn't been updated since then. Definitely tired and food mediocre. Too pricey for what u got.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Amazing food with even more amazing service. Would highly recommend the shrimp scampi and pizza!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Extremely nice waiters. Food was superb. Great evening!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 18, 2017

Excellent food and reasonable prices. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The service for our dinner was Fantastic! Excellent waiter!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Based on the reviews I thought this place was going to be a little more charming and homey. It was more like a chain Italian restaurant/sports bar. The food was perfectly good but I wouldn't go here for a special date it's just average.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 1, 2017

The service was fantastic, with everyone super accommodating to my 7 month old son. Great birthday celebration. Happy to go back!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Service was awful and found a hair in my food.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Service was great. Food was well prepared. Gluten free pizza was super light and we enjoyed it for 8 for Father's Day.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Paleo Friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 14, 2017

Very much enjoyed excellent food & service
Would definitely return

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Bar food. Very disappointing

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 4, 2017

The wait staff was very attentive and accommodating. Shared a pizza as appetizer. It was delicious. The crust was thin and crunchy. The veal Parmesan was very flavorful and tender. The portions are generous. Ended with a tasty cannoli. Nothing fancy, but you can expect a good solid meal.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 28, 2017

I was disappointed in the preparation of the food. Even when asked specifics about a dish, it came out differently. The baked clams very good; however, I thought I broke my Tooth because of the large piece of sand. I have dined in this restaurant several times previously many years ago, and enjoyed the experience. Not this time. I feel bad about that because the staff was lovely.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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 (San Diego)·Dined on May 25, 2017

The dishes are a nice size and very good. Consistency has stayed the same over the years!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 25, 2017

Sat @ a table in the bar area which explains my rating on 'noise'. Food was excellent, prices reasonable, service was good but we did have to reach out a few times. ( not negative enuf to prevent a return visit!) I would happily return & try some of ghe other items on the menu!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Authentic, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on May 22, 2017

There was no one in the restaurant and 3 out of 5 people in our party ordered salads and it took over an hour to get them.. I would not go back. Half of the pictures up on here (OpenTable) of food were not even on the menu... would not recommend or go back

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Had a obnoxious bridal shower going on that took over half the restaurant, making it awkward for other people to enjoy and eat at. They shouldn't have events that large - or should make them use the private room. Pretty horrible.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Terrible service. Waited 40 minutes for a ck. had problem with computer. Manager refused to come over. Had too go to. ATM to pay in cash. We're not willing to send a bill or work something out. Found staff discourteous when there was a problem

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 7, 2017

Excellent! Fantastic spinach and artichoke pizza!

Tags: Quick Bite, Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 23, 2017

Pricey for mediocre food. Good service, and a nice atmosphere.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Food was delicious plus a nice relaxing atmosphere!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

I love this place, I have never had a bad meal and the staff is super friendly, it's my go-to neighborhood spot.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 20, 2017

This was my second time dining at Petaluma. The first was a business dinner and this was a double date night. The restaurant was quiet enough to engage in conversation. The food arrived in a timely fashion; the server was nice enough to give us a heads up that the lasagna takes a little longer. Each of us enjoyed our meals. I felt that the portions were nicely sized. I've had a great dining experience both times and would dine there again.

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 9, 2017

Our party of 7 was accommodated quickly and kindly.The food was good for our 6 year old and our family from Italy and our New Yorkers.
Albert took great care of us.
We had a good time.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 7, 2017

We came here for the first time for date night. The food is quite good, but we were turned off by the atmosphere. It was so loud at 6pm on a Friday and we couldn't even hear each other from across the table. Plus, the tables are so crammed and close to each other, which adds to the noise level. I even knocked over a large bottle of water trying to get to my seat -- ugh!

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