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An import from Nantucket, Sfoglia is one of the few Upper East Side joints that, if transported to downtown, wouldn’t feel out of place.

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About Sfoglia

Sfoglia is a lovely little trattoria residing on an unassuming stretch of the Upper East Side, across the street from the 92nd Street Y. Farmhouse tables topped with the season's produce are the appropriate setting for Sfoglia's country Italian fare. The private dining room tucked away upstairs can seat an intimate party of twelve.

135 E. 92nd Street
New York, NY 10028
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Dining Style:
Home Style

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Monday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 831-1402

Website:
http://www.sfogliarestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
A parking garage is located on the Southside of 92nd Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenue.

Public Transit:
4, 5, & 6 train.

Private Party Facilities:
Our cozy private dining room is situated atop the restaurant. The large farm table stands in the center of our reserve wine cellar and can accommodate parties of up to twelve guests.

Private Party Contact:
eat@sfogliarestaurant.com or : (212) 831-1402

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Private Room, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Dear Sfoglia Friends,
Sfoglia will be open from 5pm-9:30pm on Christmas Eve. Our regular menu will be served with a few fun holiday additions.
We look forward to celebrating with you! Grazie, Sfoglia Team

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Dear Sfoglia Friends,
Sfoglia will be closed on Christmas Day. We wish all of you and your families a wonderful, happy and healthy holiday!
Grazie, Sfoglia Team

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Dear Sfoglia Friends,
New Years Eve: $125pp prixe fixe menu, including a prosecco toast (not including tax, grat + additional beverages)
All reservations will require a credit card + email for confirmations. 72-hour cancellation policy. We look forward to celebrating with you! Grazie, Sfoglia Team

Sfoglia Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (41)
Fit for Foodies (25)
Good for a Date (23)
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Cozy (21)
Creative Cuisine (20)
Special Occasion (19)
Good for Anniversaries (16)
Authentic (14)
Romantic (13)
Casual (12)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Notable Wine List (10)
Bar Seating (10)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Seasonal (9)
Fun (7)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Business Meals (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Healthy (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Organic (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined 2 days ago

Great ambiance - good food and service! Fun-special
A lovely evening - great time - enjoyable and fun for all!!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Fun, Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Excellent, speedy and thoughtful service. Excellent fish. Very convenient if you are heading to an event at the 92nd Street Y. Overall, we are big fans of Sfoglia and look forward to returning.

Tags: Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Although in the beginning the service was slow - this was noted by the Manager who came to our table to apologize = it picked up quickly - there were extenuating circumstances. The meal was delicious with very innovative touches both to the octopus and scallop courses. The noise level was a bit high - but the surfaces of the space are very hard.... I would definitely return.

Tags: Organic, Casual, Seasonal
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Sfoglia was a favorite for many years. Sadly it’s not what it used to be. On our last visit the service was extraordinarily slow, the staff unapologetic and some of the food was inedible. (Ie they have mashed potatoes as a side dish and it looked and tasted like grey/blue glue.) It’s too bad as we used to love this place. . .

Tags: Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We are regulars and love this restaurant and it’s ambiance

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food5
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 3, 2017

A solid Italian with a mellow scene on the East side. Not "Saturday Date" material but a good choice for the neighborhood.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

I had wanted to try Sfoglia for a long time and was finally able to get a reservation. My husband and I both enjoyed our meal and the atmosphere was lovely. The food was good but for the price I don't think I would run back. There are plenty of places in the area that are not as expensive and you can get the same, good food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Appetizers were just okay. Endive salad and crispy octopus not worth repeating or recommending. The entrees (brick pressed baked chicken and bolognese were a step up and good, right on the edge of very good, both.

Cute place. Price is a bit much overall as it relates to value. Service was great.

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

Truly average

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Love the food and Service !! Staff are warm and knowledgeable !! Always go to Sfoglia for great food in a cool comfy environment! Book early - hard to get good times !

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Great food, fin drinks

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I have eaten at this restaurant about 5 times. the caesar salad is enormous and recommend you share it and it is then a very good value. I didn't enjoy my ravioli as it was way too rich. service was good

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Love this place.Food is delicious&it's an interesting menu.A bit noisy in the bar room.Olives are great.At these prices,should put a small dish on the table(free) along with the bread.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great atmosphere, great food, it was a bummer that the first batch of bread was burnt. But other than that everything was very good

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Good food, but markedly overpriced. We go because my wife loves the food, recognizes that the prices are vastly in excess of the cost of the ingredients but feels the chefs get wonderful results from them. I am less convinced: The antipasto is really skimpy, and at $22, grossly overpriced. I've had much better Bolognese, even though Sfoglia's is good. I've had equally good, or better desserts elsewhere for half of the $18-24 prices at Sfoglia. I can tolerate rustic atmosphere; but I cannot tolerate pricey food served on chipped, or especially multiply chipped plates. In short, I go to honor my wife's preferences; but I prefer it when she goes when I'm out of town.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

There are so many ways one can describe this High-end Italian restaurant. For me, I will say that I love the chandelier-lit dining room that has a rustic European ambiance with rustic wood floors along with carved out wooden tables.

This restaurant appears on a corner of Lexington and East 92nd Street in a very unassuming part of Carnegie Hill stretching into the northern part of the Upper Eastside. My daughter recommended me to this restaurant because she knows that I am always looking for unusual interesting new places that I have never been.

Whenever I try an Italian restaurant where I have never eaten before, I usually will ask the owner or server what are their signature pasta dishes. I tend to judge an Italian restaurant by their creative Pasta entrees first. Then the next time I dine at the restaurant, I will try other dishes while slowly learning more about the restaurant and enjoying each choice to its fullest.

For my first taste of food at this restaurant, we ordered the half portion of the pappardelle all Bolognese for an entrée, which was a combination of different meats cooked in a sauce such as veal and beef. It was wonderful and I was also very impressed how the flavors of the meat sauce just burst with flavors with every bite. With concluded our meal with a creative fig flavored gelato for desert along with expresso.

Although this was just a taste for my first visit, I will be back often. The knowledgeable servers and the chef's passion for creating interesting flavors of Italian dishes will allure me often to this rustic restaurant.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Casual
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food5
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Very quaint, friendly restaurant. Food, service and ambiance were great!! Will definitely return!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Bar Seating, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Always superb food, attentive service and a casual though sophisticated vibe.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We had a late reservation and arrived on time at 10 PM. Tables were packed so we decided to sit at the bar which was a great idea. Bartender was knowledgeable and friendly and mixed us a fantastic cocktail and made recommendations for dinner. We had octopus and clams for an appetizer which were out of control. We each had a pasta for dinner and they were spot on. We also ordered a peach crostata for dessert and it was absolutely delicious. I would feel very comfortable recommending this restaurant to friends and family.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

We sat at the bar and being on an aggressive diet had a delicious caesery salad and of course the chicken! Wonderful and just the comfort food needed after a week of almost fasting. Have been here in the past and pigged out on bread, wine and desserts which may be why we are in a diet.
Reccommend highly .

Tags: Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 17, 2017

It was an ordinary Tuesday night and Sfoglia was rocking. Every spot was taken, there were young people galore, and the air crackled with animated conversation. An old favorite, this was our first time there under Sfoglia's new ownership. Any hesitation on our part was quickly dispelled by a warm welcome from the friendly staff. Sparkling Sfoglia classic cocktails--a lively prosecco garnished with fresh fruit--were both delicious and beautiful. The crispy Australian snapper on a bed of Brussel sprouts, pine nuts, mushrooms,and bacon bits was a new winner for us, while the famous Sfoglia bread pudding of yore and a succulent peach torte a la mode--each ample serving could easily yield two portions--completed the parade of gustatory delight. What a pleasure to rediscover this fine Italian restaurant.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Sfoglia has been one of my faves since they first opened in nantucket. I will cross oceans for a meal at sfoglia!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Outstanding food, fresh cheese and very strong wine. Lower room was too noisy had to be moved.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 4, 2017

I hadn't been to this restaurant for a number of years, but it is very convenient to the 92nd Street Y so we decided to meet up with friends before a recent lecture. Now I remember why we stopped going there. We got there at 5:45 and we didn't get our dinner until 6:50. Since it was earlier than we usually like to have dinner, we all ordered just main courses and as we were going to a lecture only two of us ordered wine. Maybe, they decided we weren't worth the effort. But the wait was ridiculous. The chicken dish is excellent, but it comes without anything but the chicken. We did order some sides, one of which, the smashed potatoes , was excellent and the cauliflower was terrible. All in all, the food is not worth the money and the service (or the kitchen--not clear where the fault lies) was bad.

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Sfoglia is a neighborhood favorite. The food is consistently delicious and it has become our go-to date night place!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 27, 2017

The food at Sfoglia is delicious, the service professional and attentive, and the atmosphere also charming ---- particularly in the back room, it feels as though you are dining in a French country house. It is also very close to the 92nd St Y, making it a good spot to dine before a concert.

The problem is the noise level. We met friends there, and it was so loud we could barely have a conversation. Sadly, I don't expect to return unless we can be there off peak hours when the restaurant is quieter.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Torte was 1/2 the size it used o be for what it cost it was disappointing but delicious.

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

The food was excellent. Presentation of the plates added to their enjoyment. Good quality of ingredients. Great service. Love the bread.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Sfoglia is always a reliable, pleasant, cozy alternative for dinner in the neighborhood. Pastas are always good, amazing Sfoglia chicken and fish, and awesome hot desserts that one should always preorder, plus a good wine list. Service is warm and attentive.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2017

One of the best meals in New York City in a long time. Diverse menu of excellently prepared food at reasonable prices given its location.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Sfoglia is one of our favorite New York haunts. Absolutely delicious, creative takes on traditional meals, with outstanding service and wonderful ambience.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Romantic, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Delicious Italian food with a little bit of a fresh upgrade. Portions can be tailored to your hunger needs. The ambiance was very cozy and cute. The wait staff was extremely helpful in making suggestions and describing dishes.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

An excellent dining venue. The food was delicious. Atmosphere was just perfect. Staff were always friendly and helpful. Try the desserts, incredibly tasty.

Will definitely done here again.

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

Wow...what happened to what was once a terrific neighborhood restaurant? Owners changed, prices skyrocketed and the quality of food - and service - changed dramatically. Too bad. Once a place we loved and now we will never return. Very sad.

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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on August 30, 2017

I already Yelped. Find me there: Victoria O. New York, New York. AMAZING dinner

Burrata appetizer off the hook great, with figs and berries.

Poached shrimp appetizer , healthy, light, and flavorful. Corn in season is heavenly.

Corn fusili pasta with ricotta and kale pesto is my favorite pasta of the year in the city and I am sad that it will be gone soon when summer menu changes over.

Wonderful as always. Service excellent.

And limoncello sublime too.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 29, 2017

The cheapest wine bottle is 85 dollars on the red wine list, you should always have a few options in the 40-60 range

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

Awesome dinner with family. It was on the expensive side, but delicious and we would definitely go back!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 27, 2017

The ambiance is very romantic and intimate. The pastas were authentic - recommend mix and matching half sizes to share. Generous with the bolognese in the pappardelle.

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Excellent food and service! Wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 14, 2017

only gave low stars because can't submit without any answer. didn't go as restaurant cancelled our reservation on day of dinner due to unexpected renovations. Had to go elsewhere. Will have to try to get a table at another time. but restaurant is supposed to serve tasty dishes.

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