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Vivolo Restaurant

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Neighbourhood:
Upper East Side
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140 E 74th St, New York City, NY 10021-3503 (Corner of Lexington Avenue)
+1 212-737-3533
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12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Annapolis MD area, United States
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents have been going here for decades and always raved about their service and food. I have not been here since my elementary school days, and I frankly do not know why. I found their service to be friendly and attentive. I had there branzino fish fillet with sauce. It was delicate and delicious. It went spectacularly with the... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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89 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on a review that I had seen in Forbes Magazine praising this 40 year old italian establishment, we made a reservation to eat there last Friday night. Arriving at 7:15 pm, we discovered that I had mistakenly made it for Saturday night but they graciously accommodated us in a cozy corner table and proceeded to treat us to a... More 

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dayton
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our New York friends suggested this place for lunch. It is very nice and service was attentive - a little more on the formal side. There are options for a fixed price lunch as well as ordering ala carte. The food was plentiful and delicious - nicely presented.

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Basingstoke UK
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Lunched here between museums. Lovely place to relax, friendly efficient staff, very good food, great atmosphere. Would love to go again.

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Thank xyz907
Jericho, New York
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155 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

A good spot if you're looking for a good meal--Italian or "continental"--in an upscale setting on a quiet block (E. 74th St. off Lex). Prices are reasonable, service was excellent, and tables are spaced apart nicely enough so you can hear yourself and your friends talk--not so common in many NY dining spots!

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Thank George H
Massapequa Park, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Had a cocktail at Bemelmans and then strolled over. Two couples. Welcoming upon arrival. Excellent service from our knowledgeable waiter, Juan Carlos. Lovely old-school ambiance. Outstanding food! Started with mussels & salads; then seafood capellini, sea bass, filet of sole, all perfectly prepared. Delicious dessert sampler & cappuccinos. Attentive service throughout. We will be back! Great experience, and I am... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Wonderful small and intimate setting. Everyone makes you feel welcome - as if you are a highly valued regular patron. Very personal service and the food is excellent. Excellent drinks. Nice to visit on a regular basis.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Nasty and awful service , clemensa ( from the godfather) is the owner .terrible food and nasty enviromental

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Thank GEORGE H
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Vivilo occupies a railroad car size ground floor space just off Lexington on the sw corner on 74th. Long bar on the right as you enter. Tables on the left, and in the back plus upstairs. Very much a neighborhood eatery. Great for intimate adult meals and /or small business meetings. Somewhat nosy, but the menu features appetizers, salads, pasta,... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

One of my favorite things to do in New York is to eat in a neighborhood Italian restaurant. I am looking for a place that is a bit small but has some charm, is not on any of the tourist's lists, would not be recommended by the hotel concierge but has great food served by waiters that may not be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 E 74th St, New York City, NY 10021-3503
    (Corner of Lexington Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 6 Train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-737-3533

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