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1439 Second Ave., New York, NY 10021 40.770732 -73.956991
at 75th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-288-8555 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Price Range: $$$

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Mon-Fri, 5pm-1am; Sat-Sun, noon-3:30pm and 5pm-1am

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 77th St.



Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Romantic
  • Singles Scene
  • Take-Out
  • Catering
  • Online Reservation


  • Full Bar




While happily not living up to its name, which means “chaos,” Baraonda’s lively take on Northern Italian cuisine is an integral part of owner Enrico Proietti’s Upper East Side troika, along with Per Lei and Bella Blu. Here, the dining room’s orange walls are hung with riotously colorful portraits by artist Valentino Cortázar; orange-upholstered banquettes, wooden chairs, and small white-draped tables are set off by recessed ceiling lights topped with colored parchment cones. The kitchen, led by chef Giuseppe Mazzeo, adeptly balances refinement and robustness. Pleasingly rich baby artichokes are served with pistachios, mache and Parmesan. Homemade pastas are first-rate.  Pan-seared Chilean sea bass is moist and velvety, tasty fuel for smart diners’ wee-hours dancing.

Recommended Dishes

Carciofini Scoltati, $15; Branzino Cileno, $30

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