Sandro's Restaurant

4.8
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314 Reviews
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$50 and over
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Italian
The restaurant, serving Sandro's signature Roman-style cuisine, is a favorite to both New Yorkers and Italian food lovers everywhere.

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Tue - Fri 5:00PM - 5:45PM

What 314 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.8
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4.5
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4.4
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous as always on all levels! No other Italian restaurant even comes close!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was Great!

JC
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sandros is one of the best and authentic italian restaurants in NYC. Each dish was excellent. Wine list is as always very good. We enjoyed the evening. Staff is friendly. We had to wait for table approximately 30 mins but we were offered wine and cheese while we waited. Terrific dining experience.

b
Atlanta
27 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic authentic Italian great service wonderful wine list and the food was sublime. Cozy spot on the upper Eastside highly recommended

MR
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service, I highly recommend it.

T
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were great! The home made grissini are addictive. Everything was super fresh and tasty! Service is excellent without being hovering.

IC
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I thought it was very good. The food was delicious, the service was very friendly and nice and I would definitely go back and recommend it to other people.

M
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A nice comfortable restaurant that offers great food when it comes to bold setting. The menu offers a limited number of selections in each section. But each section offers some unique selections. There is an extensive list of specials in each category, the length was quite surprising and we were Amazed by the waiters ability to recite all of them.
The food is high quality and well prepared. It's a bit pricey but still reasonable for the quality. They did not skimp on portions.

F
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience2

I have been several times and tonight was extremely disappointing. The swordfish paillard, a special at $42 (we found out only after receiving the bill) was so mushy, the texture was dreadful. The sea urchin ravioli didn't taste anything of sea urchin. We asked for ricotta cheesecake which they usually have but they didn't have it but recommended a pistachio cake ($14) that was supposed to be similar was nothing like a ricotta cheesecake. I wouldn't go back and wouldn't recommend it to anyone.

PL
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Without question, one of the best Italian restaurants in NYC. Food is delicious, service is solid, and the hospitality from the minute I walked in was amazing - as if I was a long lost friend coming for a visit.

1
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Would definitely return. Ion factv already booked Christmas Eve.

OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, wonderful food and special touches

OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Sandro is a gracious host and food is authentically delicious.

EW
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was in the same time traditional and genuine
Made for us
And the wines were really good
We’ve been really seduced

MB
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just a wonderful restaurant.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food

P
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Food was excellent, however we missed seeing Sandro greeting guests in the restaurant. Despite acoustic panels applied throughout, the noise level is quite loud.

DT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply the best!

CN
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As usual this place is a staple in the neighborhood with wonderful service, food and wine list

M
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This might be the best Italian restaurant north of Felidia.

S
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always excellent. Noise level can be improved.

JD
London
31 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We are older, experienced eaters who are looking for a spot
in New York for date night. We had a very pleasant waitstaff
who enjoy their work. Our food order was turned around
very quickly. We felt welcomed.

OT
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Disappointing food! The Cacio e Pepe hardly had any sauce to hold it together. The waiter was superb but the fact that I didn’t eat the Cacio e Pepe should have been noticed! The fried artichokes were dry and overdone! The Apple Cake was tasty...

EW
Black Forest
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is incredible. Honestly love this place.

m
Phoenix
66 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food. A bit over-priced, especially the specials where you don't know the price when you order, but great for an occasional dinner

W
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The quality of food and the preparations offered, are phenomenal for the size of this restaurant.
The service is warm attentive and efficient. Simply put Sandro's is a local GEM on the UES

C
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional food and staff. A bit noisy on a Saturday night but that is expected.

J
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favorite restaurant

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I
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! We had the truffle pasta, highly recommend, although prepare yourself for truffle price. But everything was good. The dessert too!

B
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic!

B
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Cibo fantastico con un tartufo sublime. Servizio perfetto, professionale e gradevole. Proprietari squisiti sempre con il sorriso, lo consiglio vivamente

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t
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and Great wines. I went three times in my stay in NY. As for the thing out of the menu. Sometimes they have hidden treasures.

FS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite restaurant

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SM
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Just a wonderful evening, the service was spectacular and the food was outstanding.

CN
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sandro’s is our staple because it is always wonderful. Everything flows from the warm welcoming, to the manager’s advise to select the right wine for the night, to the impecable service and delicious food, including the delicious little treat with just-baked-cookies.
Wonderful night as usual.

R
London
98 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Always very good. They are so nice and food is really deicious

D
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The restaurant has about 13 tables and it’s a very narrow space so it tended to be a bit noisy and sometimes difficult to even hear the waiter explain the specials. It weighed it was very patient explaining the enormous amount of specials to me. Overall it did not disappoint. I had wanted to try the restaurant for a long time. I know this restaurant gets a lot of repeat customers but I’m glad I have an opportunity to go this one time. The staff was extremely wonderful.

TT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We LOVE Sandro’s- amazing food, wine, and hospitality. Always order from the specials!

OT
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gabriel is a great waiter! A true professional.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was incredible. We go to Italy every year and we felt like we were there again. Staff was very friendly.