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164 W 75th St, New York City, NY 10023-1903
+1 212-787-6300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
164 W 75th St, New York City, NY 10023-1903
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Horrid treatment at a previously enjoyed neighborhood favorite. I made a reservation for a birthday dinner and called the day of to reconfirm. We showed up on time. Were told to wait which we did for twenty minutes after which time the hostess apologized and...More

Thank bigearslargeyes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here on a very busy Monday night. Cocktails at the bar were prepared with precision. The dining room experience was exceptional. The scallops were superb and the bolognese was exceptional. The pasta was perfect and the meat sauce was full of rich flavor....More

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Cesca before and it was excellent. Last night I felt that it was a totally different establishment. The food was good (not necessarily great. The service was very poor. Unfortunately, the NYC restaurant scene is highly competitive and this performance is...More

Thank Artie3900
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do i start? This cannot be an Italian restaurant and I wish they would not try to be..Every dish was wrong..The appetizer was a joke, rice balls in which they used Taleggio cheese and not Mozarella. The Linguine alle vongole was horrific. It basically...More

Thank andreadC993TT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't been to Cesca for several years when I found the place pretty good. Unfortunately yesterday my memories were dashed. Our family of five had our Thanksgiving dinner there and it was terrible: the squash soup was lukewarm, the ravioli first course was virtually...More

Thank Bart G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was to be a night of celebration at a lovely restaurant known for its quality food and higher than usual neighborhood cost. Sadly Cesca has slipped a few notches. The noise was overwhelming and the restaurant felt like a bad Saturday night in the...More

Thank BroadwayBruce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn’t frequented for years - wonderful upscale Italian food - well prepared and well presented - excellent dishes - you can do just an antipasto meal & be perfectly happy Service was over the top

Thank KARENSK_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made a reservation for 5:30 dinner being that our show at the Beacon started at 7:30. We were just ahead of the pre-show rush and were served quickly and had time to spare. Liked the fall decor at entrance and softly lit hotel vibe. Tables...More

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Cesca. I'm always excited to eat there. However, not the best choice for a busy Saturday night. As two couples, we were there this past weekend, and they clearly overbooked. It was a mad house. We were seated an hour after our reservation...More

1  Thank AmyC723
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good place , not too big not too small Good atmosphere Food was good and the service was excellent We had few appetizers and pasta and we liked it a lot Recommended !

Thank Sagive G
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
They do allow byob, but I don't know the corkage because we didn't participate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 W 75th St, New York City, NY 10023-1903
  • Public Transportation: 1,9,2,3 to 72nd and Broadway and C train to 72nd and Central Park West.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-787-6300
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