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Serafina 79, New York, NY

Serafina 79

4.4
4.4
833 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Please notice that all reservations are for indoor dinning.
Outdoor dinning works on a first come first serve policy.

Our original Serafina restaurant offers a cozy dining room and a family-friendly roof terrace. Located on the second floor of a bi-level building in the heart of Manhattan’s art and museum district. 2 blocks from the MET! Enjoy our authentic Italian menu, prepared with the highest quality ingredients. Featuring homemade pastas, over 20 varieties of pizza from our cherry-wood burning oven and grilled meats, fish and vegetables.

Not handicap accessible.


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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 41 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Upper East Side
  • Cross street
    79th Street
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    4 & 6 Train, exit on 77th Street
  • Additional
    Delivery, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine

What 833 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

833 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The food has significantly declined. Not what it used to be

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    The Mad and 79th St location of Serafina is in desperate need of a makeover. I took a friend there yesterday, knowing Serafina food was delicious, but having never been to this particular location. I was embarrassed, to the point that I felt the need to apologize for bringing her there. My main complaint was that it looked filthy and worn. The sunny yellow banquettes were a dirty grey color. I mean, really slimy. Like I wanted to ask for a plastic bag to place on the seat. The kitchen/workspace area was in clear view of the diners, and it was not a pretty sight. And the overwhelming smell was one of disinfectant, as in public bathroom disinfectant. Other locations are nice and clean. Some are even actually updated and stylish. This one should be avoided at all costs until they spend the money to make it attractive. I’m still mortified that I chose to bring a friend THERE for what was supposed to be an enjoyable lunch. It was anything but. The food, as always, was great.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Downstairs area is beautiful, we were placed upstairs. Service could have been better. They brought plates but I had to remind yo have fork & knife. Too busy staff.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere, great location and food was fantastic

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    4 reviews

    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    Food was not good and overpriced. Kids menu was $20 and only covered the actual entree. And upstairs smelled like mildew.

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  6. Winnie

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service, thank you! Perfect stop after a visit to the Met.

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  7. LucyD

    New York City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great classical northern Italian fare! Love the pasta and the pizza!

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  8. TeriA

    Atlanta Metro

    17 reviews

    3.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    I was looking for a place to eat before an event at the Met so we decided this should be a good bet. The food was bland, must be because the average age is 70+. I have been to other Serafina locations and the food & Experience was much better. Wont be back to this location again.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Food & service consistently good. No matter how busy never feel rushed, love it here.

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  10. booboo

    New York City

    21 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Always good food and good service. Pizza’s are small for the price. There were very loud tables there last night.

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FAQs

Serafina 79 offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 734-2676.

Serafina 79 is rated 4.4 stars by 833 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 41 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Serafina 79

1022 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10075

Additional information

  • Cross street
    79th Street
  • Neighborhood
    Upper East Side
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch & Dinner Daily 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    4 & 6 Train, exit on 77th Street
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Delivery, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine
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