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1260 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6202
+1 212-734-7407
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“pasta” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
££ - £££
1260 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6202
Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped for a quick lunch--pizza and salad. The thin crust pizza was great! The salad was ok; but I just ordered a plain salad. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank tidefan4
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great Food and entertainment. Music was a bit loud but we got used to it. Then out came Jackie Dupre! So fun. We sang a lot.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Everything we ate here was amazing, even the olive oil we dunked the bread in! The atmosphere is also great.

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this longstanding UES restaurant after several years of not eating here. I used to live across the street and Mediterraneo was my local go-to neighborhood place for Italian food before moving to NJ. My mother-in-law now lives close by and when she suggested...More

Thank Brett L
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were a group of 14 - not easy to accommodate on Christmas Day night! Our servers were attentive (always ready to refill water glasses and to check on our needs), the food was delicious and nicely presented. Good prices, too. While most chose a...More

Thank laprof
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Just ate Christmas dinner at Mediteraneo, one of our neighborhood. favorites. We always order a thin crust pizza, share a pasta or fish dish and end the meal with espresso. This is one of the few Italian restaurants where pasta is always prepared perfectly -...More

Thank soomac
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We found that place by accident as other places in the neighborhood were closed on Sundays. Can't recommend the place. The food was nothing special, the service was nothing special and we were not really felt welcome. For this, the dinner for nearly 100 $...More

Thank Meredith100
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Can't believe this is the same restaurant with the reviews below. Mozzarella and tomato salad could have been plastic. Cheapest ingredients used and served with carrot sticks?!? Fish pasta had so much garlic it was inedible. All that with a bottle of plonk that no...More

Thank intrepid2458
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped for a casual bite at Mediterraneo where we met Melania from Florence. What a delight. Tried their secret Iced Tea recipe which was refreshing (especially after a 5 hour bike ride) and also had some nibbles. Only wish we had more time to go...More

Thank Nicky N
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Insalata Alla Paolo with grilled shrimp, arugula, avocado and tomatoes with lemon dressing was quite good as was the Filetto Di Salmonella Alla Griglia. Translation: Grilled Salmon with sautéed vegetables, but it sounds much better in Italian! Service very good and nice to sit...More

Thank RBJoelson
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1260 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-734-7407
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