Scalinatella is one of the many overpriced Italian restaurants that populates the Upper East Side. The food isn’t going to blow your mind, but it’s a good spot if you’re looking for an old-school Italian experience. It’s also fairly likely you’ll run into Ruth Bader Ginsburg or Rudy Giuliani while you’re there. You can decide how you feel about that.
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La Shuk is a casual Moroccan restaurant in the East 100s that’s perfect for a low-key date or dinner with your kids on a Sunday night.
Treadwell Park is an indoor beer garden on the Upper East Side with games and enough space for a big group.
If you want to watch sports and eat some buffalo wings on the Upper East Side, Duke’s is a perfectly good option.
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Eataly: La Pizza & Pasta
The food at Eataly: La Pizza & Pasta is perfectly decent, even pretty damn good at times. But it's always just so damn crowded.
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The East Pole
The East Pole is a restaurant where you should meet a friend for a martini in the east 60s.
Uva is a rustic, cozy little Italian Upper East Side spot that is ideal for date night, mostly because it’s easy.
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