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Caffé Linda

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145 E. 49th St., New York, NY 10017 40.755741 -73.97242
nr. Third Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
646-497-1818 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Price Range: $$

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    7 out of 10


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Mon-Fri, 11am-10:30pm; Sat-Sun, 5pm-10:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 51st St.; E, M at Lexington Ave.-53rd St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering


  • Full Bar



Delivery Area

42nd St. to 55th St., First Ave. to Fifth Ave.


Caffé Linda is a refuge for homesick Italian expats as well as midtown desk jockeys hungering for good food and a warm welcome. Owner Claudio Marini graciously provides both: Every meal begins with complimentary bruschetta and ends with a stick of Wrigley's with the check. In between, there's simple, satisfying salads; sandwiches; a dozen or so impeccably al dente pastas; and dinner specials like stewed rabbit with mashed potatoes and sautéed calamaretti with avocado.

Recommended Dishes

Grilled shrimp caesar salad, $14; penne arrabbiata, $16; risotto with shrimp and asparagus, $20

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