Every dish especially tasty and artfully presented.
A perfectly scripted dinner
Perfect place for lunch. Very quiet and lots of natural light in the back room. Expensive, but good food!
Too noisy and very expensive
Exquisite menu and wine selection. Every dish is served to perfection. We’ve never had a papardelle so good.
It was a fantastic experience for an anniversary dinner. The wait staff was very accommodating at every moment and the meals were delicious.
Sistina is expensive but one of the few restaurants in New York which is worth every single penny. We had a very special evening there on Friday night and the food was essentially flawless. Perfectly prepared, great ingredients, and very special presentation but not over the top or fussy in any way. We had petite strawberries from Malaga and delicious vegetarian appetizers with fantastic entrees. There were literally 20 things on the menu which I would have been delighted to order. The amuse-bouche was a bit lacking and ordinary which was a bit of a surprise. I would go back often and would feel very comfortable taking any family member or client to dinner there.
Excellent. Giuseppe is a master —- the chicken and sausage —- which has been on the menu for a long time was still outstanding. The salmon entree and the steak were done exactly right and the langostino was great.
Always a delight Anytime Im in town Im there Cant wait until my next visit
I used to go to their location on 2nd ave years ago, and the food and service was consistently impeccable.
I was blown away by their new location. Great atmosphere and wonderful staff (They really went the extra mile to make our anniversary experience memorable). We can't thank the whole staff enough!
I am still dreaming about how amazing the food and the off-menu items we ordered were beyond splendid.
As it has been years since we were last at their 2nd ave location, Giuseppe(Owner) not only recognized us, but he made us feel like we didn't skip a beat. We felt like family
HIGHLY HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend for a special occasion or simply just an amazing meal.
Thank you and we will be back soon!
Old world elegance, superb customer service, and the food and portions were worth every cent. By far, the most wonderful dining experience this trip. Can’t wait to return.
Food was very good, the waiters are friendly. We had one bottle of California wine, each had an appetizer and pasta for the main course to keep the cost down. Regardless, we ended up with a high bill of $245 per couple without the tip. So, if you don't care about spending your money you will get great food and great service.
Excellent food, excellent service, always a pleasure to dine here.
Outstanding on all counts. Rather pricey - especially the wine list. But if you know this going in, you will not be disappointed with the value received
Hands down my favourite part of our trip. Incredible food, outstanding service and amazing ambience. So glad we found this gem!!
Excellent Dining in NYC for every occasion, awesome service and great Food !!!😀
Food, service and ambiance excellent and way above other restaurants.
One of the best steaks I have ever had.
Excellently run restaurant, with top quality products.
Fantastic Restaurant with great service
Sistina has something for everyone, whether you're a meat lover, pasta lover, seafood lover; want the regular menu or the day's specials. And the specials are extensive! When we ate there they had tiny strawberries imported from Spain. They were pricey but quite delicious! The wine list was also extensive. Although we have visited quite a few wine regions we enjoyed discussing wines with the sommelier. He did not try to "up-sell" us, but was genuinely interested in what we liked. My husband and I were enjoying a few days in the city and this was our first night's dinner to get our trip off to a "special start".... and it did!
Great restaurant in a beautiful building. The food was delicious. There are alot of specials to choose from in addition to the menu. Price point is on the higher end . Good for a special occasion. Very extensive wine list although the prices are all on the higher end.
Everything was top rate. Best restaurant we have been to in NY.
Giovanni gave us exceptional service.
I would definitely return to this restaurant.
I love this place. One of my new favorites. If not my most favorite. The people were great and friendly. The owner greeted us and walked us to our table. The servers were fantastic and I ate sooooo well. Had an amazing date. My girl loved it. We are recommending it to everyone and will be back multiple times.
Fantastic Good, very creative menu. Beautiful decor and terrific wine list. What more could you ask for? Try fresh oysters homemade pastas are amazing
Beautiful restaurant. Unique food preparation, large selection. So many great appetizers. Chocolate tarte with coffee ice cream was one of the best. Saturday night rather bustling with energy. Nice long bar to have quiet drink, separated from dining room.
Excellent. Surely among the very best on the Upper East Side. Expensive, but no more than other more or less similar restaurants. Huge menu plus some dozen specials recited without notes by a server. What we had was very good; whether the other items on the menu are too, we'll let you know after another fifteen or twenty visits. Huge wine list; good value in wines by the glass. Apparently fine bar -- take a person many visits to be sure, no? Treat yourselves.
the food is the best Italian food in NYC! service was friendly and not over attentive, but right on cue when you needed them. Guisseppe Bruno is a master of creating incredibly crafted dishes in both flavor and presentation...he holds back nothing and you finish only wanting more! oh, what a wine list for the oenophile...rare vintages and classic Italian producers!
A great neighbourhood gem. Excellent service, amazing menu and specials and wine list.
Wonderful food, excellent service and beautiful restaurant.
What a wonderful experience we had with Giancarlo! So attentive and so helpful, he really made our dinner special. I was treating my parents to an authentic italian meal, and he was able to speak to them in Italian and talk about shared experiences in Italy. I can’t say enough about him/the service overall. The food was incredible, served in a timely manner and portions were generous. Thank you to all the staff who made our dinner amazing!
Excellent service and food
One of my very favorite restaurants in NYC.
Food and service are impeccable!
Old world service at its very best. Top notch food in a beautiful space.
An excellent dining experience - great food - fresh, impeccably prepared. Excellent service from John Carlo - understated perfection - no need went unanticipated. Bravo to the entire team.
Was absolutely impressed with everything at this restaurant. It is set in a beautiful space, refined . elegant with ample space between tables to maintain a great level of intimacy. Wait staff was very attentive , informed and helpful without being intrusive. The daily specials were outstanding and really provided additional options . Food was simply outstanding. Prepared simply but elegantly with great craftsmanship and care. Excellent wine list. If you want to celebrate a special occasion or person or simply want a fine meal in a beautiful setting you must go here.
My husband and I love Sistina!! Everything about it is wonderful!! The service is great and the food is amazing!
We've gone here for Valentine's Day each of the past few years and love this place. The food, drinks, service and ambiance are spectacular!
A charming restaurant in a Townhouse on the UES. The service was well above average, very attentive, but not stuffy. The food was excellent. Yes, some of the dishes were expensive as you might expect in this neighborhood, but several of the pastas were quite fairly priced. The wine list was expensive and extensive, but there were some at a more affordable price. Many locals were call it a nice neighborhood spot, but I would say for many it would fit into the category for a special occasion.