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Arte Cafe

  • $$$
    RatingAvg. Dinner Entrée
    $$$$$Greater than $25
    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Italian, Pizza
  • 106 W 73rd St, New York NY10023 40.778065 -73.978846
  • (Btwn Columbus & Amsterdam Ave)
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  • (212) 501-7014
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User Ratings (Based on 144 reviews)

3.405
Food 3.5 Value 3.6
Service 2.8 Atmosphere 3.7

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
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(212) 501-7014
Fax:
fax
(212) 501-8447
Website:
www.artecafenyc.com
Place Order:
Order From Arte Cafe for delivery & takeout
Notes:
Visa, MC, AmEx
Hours:
Mon-Thu: 12pm-11pm Fri: 12pm-12am Sat: 10am-12am Sun: 10am-11pm
Serves:
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Features:
Group Dining, Outdoor Dining, Prix Fixe, Delivery, Online Reservations, Online Ordering, Accepts Credit Cards, Take Out, Catering, Private Parties
Min Delivery:
10.00

User Reviews

  • Arte Cafe

    Posted by IEatNY on 03/12/2010

    The Best Deal in NYC

    I've had several dinners at Arte in the last few months, the most recent just this week. The price of the dinner prix fixe has gone down (!) to $12.95. Yes, they've cut some of the higher add-ons from the menu, but where else can you get a delicious 3 course (inc. coffee) Italian meal in a "real" restaurant for that price. Everything was well-prepared and tasty. I love the chicken piccata and the salmon main courses. Considering this is in a pretty expensive neighborhood, so convenient to Lincoln Center, and not far from the theater district, it's the best deal in NYC.

  • Arte Cafe

    Posted by g-d on 12/23/2009

    Perfect for any occasion

    Went here for my wife's birthday with a large (10) group of family. This place was great. The food was excellent (wasn't expecting it to be so good, but it was terrific--very fresh and homemade tasting), the service was attentive and the price was spot on, even with drinks. Most of all, they were very accomodating. Didn't rush us at all after we stuck around for like 30 minutes after finishing coffee and dessert. The atmosphere was great too, not loud at all even with the restaurant mostly full on a Sunday night. Will definitely return.

  • Arte Cafe

    Posted by Richard on 11/28/2009

    Thanksgiving

    Really disappointment on Thanksgiving day. Had great Italian food their in the past. They need to stay with what they do best. Lasagna with America yellow cheese did not work, cold turkey, stuffing and potatoes were taste less. We did get a free bottle of wine and coffee they tried.

  • Arte Cafe

    Posted by Foodie on 10/20/2009

    The Perfect Standy

    If you enjoy delicious Italian fare, tremendous food choices, attentive but not hovering staff, a great bar and all around intimate ambiance, then Arté Café will be your 'go to' restaurant. I have come a few times now and each time the experiences have been vastly different. Sitting at the bar and dining is fantastic (appetizer portions are large). One always meets locals who call the restaurant 'home'. Last night was my first time dining seated at a table. I brought some friends from out of town and they were thrilled. The salmon was perfect and the wine (Malbec) so affordable by the bottle for Manhattan. I am really looking forward to going back and, when the weather warms back up again, sitting in the back garden. I find that the dining experience in Manhattan is usually determined by the attitude you bring to the staff the minute you come through the door. They take your lead. If you are warm and appreciative, the night will fall into place. Arté Café is no exception. They gave us a fantastic meal and I will be back.

  • Arte Cafe

    Posted by anonymous on 10/06/2009

    Outstanding sole, but skip the pizza

    I have never before written a review on menupages. I was motivated to write one after enjoying an exceptionally good meal of filet of sole last night. To the reviewer from a few weeks ago who was saddened by the disappearance of the sole from the menu, I understand your distress very well, and the sole is back! It was a generous piece of fish (two large pieces actually -- more than I could finish) sauteed and served in a light lemon and caper sauce. The fish was served (and probably cooked) in a coil, which looked great on the plate and probably contributed to the moistness of the fish. Arte Cafe isn't Michelin star quality; it is a local restaurant that serves simple Italian food at very reasonable prices. There is a wide selection of decent, reasonably priced wines at reasonable mark-ups. Am I the only one growing tired of restaurants that have sub-$20 entrees and virtually no wine under $40 a bottle? On a previous visit, I was less than thrilled with the pizza. Pastas are fine, but the sole was worth the trip. Hopefully, I will find more gems on their menu. If not, I'm quite content to have a great piece of fish or other good food at a reasonable price in a pleasant space.

  • Arte Cafe

    Posted by anonymous on 09/09/2009

    if it ain't broke, don't fix it!

    I don't understand why they changed their menu - I used to have a few favorites that I ordered regularly for delivery (and I mean AT LEAST once a week), and when they "upgraded" the menu to have fancier dishes at higher prices, they eliminated all of my favorites. What a great way to lose a loyal customer.

  • Arte Cafe

    Posted by NYCya on 09/06/2009

    What Happened to this Place?

    I used to go here all the time, then stopped when they expanded and the service got bad. After being a Coppala's regular for the past four years, I decided to try Arte again- for delivery. After trying to navigate their really lame home page, I managed to find the menu link. After clicking on the delivery menu, I had to go back to their home page to find the phone number (the home page is like "Where's Wald0".. try it, you'll see what I mean). After selecting what I wanted to order, I called and was put on hold for THREE minutes. When she finally came back on the line and I gave her my order, she told me they no longer had that dish. When I complained that they should take it off the menu and update their website, I realized I was talking into thin air, because I had been hung up on. She had my address and phone, because she found me in the system. No call back, of course. I emailed the manager and have gotten no response. What a surprise ;-). I would like to comment on the food, but I can't. I will never frequent this place again.

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