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  • Sfoglia

  • Cafes Italian $24-$32
  • 1402 Lexington Ave.
    New York, NY 10128
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone: 212-831-1402
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When dining alone on good food, the meal has your full attention. If it’s bad, it’s really bad; if it’s excellent, the excellence is embellished, and the pleasure is yours alone. The same thing happens when you travel, and for those who spend their evenings chasing the hot restaurants downtown, a visit to Sfoglia may seem a little like a trip to a foreign land. There are only ten tables, and the décor seems almost willfully frumpy. There is a stuffed pheasant over the kitchen door, and a picture of a pig and an Italian noodle chart (sfoglia is a sheet of egg pasta) on the wall. (The proprietors, Ron Suhanosky and Colleen Marnell-Suhanosky, also operated the now-closed original Sfoglia, on Nantucket.) Instead of linen napkins, you dine with rolled-up dish towels. Instead of effete flower arrangements, there are bowls of lemons or red peppers on the rickety wooden tables.

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http://sfogliarestaurant.com
  • Hours

    Tue-Sat, noon-2:30pm and 5:30pm-10:30pm Sun-Mon, 5:30pm-10:30pm

  • Prices

    $24-$32

  • Payment

    American Express MasterCard Visa

  • Special Features

    Lunch Special Occasion Hot Spot Prix-Fixe Online Reservation

  • Alcohol

    Full Bar

  • Reservations

    Required

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