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Caffe Buon Gusto

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Upper East Side
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236 E 77th St, New York City, NY 10075-2117 (between 3rd Ave & 2nd Ave))
+1 212-535-6884
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dined here for the first time in late January. They have a great menu and the food was delicious. The afternoon may be more relaxing, but in the evening it's so busy that the tables move quickly which is fine if you're going to a movie or show, but not if you prefer to linger and chat. The place... More 

Thank Louise D
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Girlfriend and I got the seafood platter and mushroom pasta, the food was great. Service was very quick but the food was still authentic. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Thank whitc09
New York City, New York
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145 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Standing on the upper east side looking for comfortable old spaghetti and meatballs. Found this place via a Grubhub search. Food: moderate. The meatballs were awesome, the spaghetti (while advertised as fresh) was under done. NO not al dente! I know my pasta. This was just a touch under done. Ambiance: I wanted cozy, I got cozy. Tiny table for... More 

Thank Lyfroes
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

My wife & I stopped in for dinner around 6pm. The restaurant was empty then, but by the time we left, around 8 it was full! The food was excellent. Half price bottles of wine on Mondays ( and I believe Sunday & Tuesday too). Our waitress, Elain, was great. She explained the menu to us, gave great suggestions and... More 

Thank nickb1a
Seattle, Washington
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323 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

....although there is definitely an American influence. Great fresh pasta with a choice of sauces. Service is fast - maybe a wee bit too fast - but friendly and personal.

Thank freqtrav17
New York
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Friday or Saturday, one better have a reservation. This great Italian restaurant has a reputation and people come for beyond the local area. On the other night of the week, it feels like going home to Mama's kitchen. There is always good home made pasta, and on week nights there is a huge discount on bottles from the exquisite wine... More 

Thank Peter R
New York City, New York
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1,651 reviews
863 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 804 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A very comfortable Italian restaurant, with homemade pasta and a wide variety of dishes from all over Italy. Prompt and very friendly service. Good cleanliness.

Thank robcurtross
Northcote, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

A delightful Italian restaurant in Upper East Side, with gracious waiters,and romantic, relaxing outdoor eating if you so choose. Prices are very reasonable considering it is New York and wine is carefully selected. The meals were sizeable and absolutely fresh and delicious.... Highly recommended

Thank msuac01
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderful service, and off 2nd Ave. a great place to get a wonderful meal at a good price and not overly crowded. Has outdoor seating as well for the warmer months

Thank Johnakey
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Hidden treasure on UES! Excellent Italian restaurant! Order anything on the menu and you will get the best. Wine selection is very good and so are the hosts. You don't have to travel so far for good pasta, just walk up to 77th st. bet: 2/3rd Ave. We always go back for more! Btw, try to make reservations for Friday... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 E 77th St, New York City, NY 10075-2117
    (between 3rd Ave & 2nd Ave))
  • Public Transportation: 77 St (4, 6, 6X) 68 St - Hunter College (4, 6, 6X) 86 St (4, 5, 6, 6X)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-535-6884

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