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  • Italian
  • 1028 3rd Ave, New York NY10065 40.762832 -73.966032
  • (At 61st St)
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  • (212) 223-9430
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User Ratings (Based on 28 reviews)

Food 4.2 Value 3.8
Service 3.9 Atmosphere 3.9

Other Restaurant Info

(212) 223-9430
(212) 758-1828
(212) 223-2705
Visa, MC, AmEx, Disc, DC
Mon-Sat: 11:30am-10pm
Dinner, Lunch
Accepts Credit Cards, Good for Groups, Lunch Special, Private Parties, Take Out

User Reviews

  • Isle of Capri

    Posted by Kurt and Kim on 10/18/2005

    Old world charm

    We eat at "The Isle" about once a week as close neighbors and have never had a bad meal. The special touch that the staff provides truly give an "Old World " feel, from the wonderful fresh vegetables to the delightful sauces, both red and white. Our favorites are the Oso Bucco, Chicken Scarpariello, Veal Milanese, Dover Sole, and Caprese Salad- the variety a certain testament to the breadth of the menu. You could go every day and never be tired of the cuisine. Aand it's all topped off with the complimentary shot of Limoncello or fruit schnapps that are a perfect finish to the meal. A truly "Old World" special place that has stood the test of time and will likely continue to do so for some time to come.

  • Isle of Capri

    Posted by Kherlihy on 07/07/2005

    Spotty service at best

    I went here with a friend around 6:30 PM in early June. We got a window seat, the head waiter came by and I got the distinct impression that he was being congenial without really listening. When the wine we asked for was not available he suggested another, no price hike, he did the usual side show of removing the cork while I picked up the wine glass....it was quite HOT, like I could barely touch it, I repeated this several times, he jabbered on, I lifted the glass to show him that he was pouring chilled wine into a very hot glass...he poured wine all over my hand. We didn't see much of him after that...just the staff kid with the rolls and water.

  • Isle of Capri

    Posted by Trammel on 04/28/2005

    Food OK...overpriced for what you get

    Been there twice for business lunch & dinner. Food is 'ok', but if I was not on expense account, I'd think twice. Overpriced for what you get.

  • Isle of Capri

    Posted by Anonymous on 04/05/2005

    Always a must when in New York

    Terrific food and great service. If you let them, they'll prepare "whatever you're in the mood for" and serve the table alike. The Straw and Hay is great along with whatever other pasta they choose and divide as appetizers for your party. The atmosphere is so comfortable and the wait staff liven it up and make sure everyone has a good time. Really fun.

  • Isle of Capri

    Posted by Larry on 03/20/2005


    We were a dinner party of five and found the food here to be below average for Upper East Side Italian. Eggplant parmigiana, a so-called "house specialty," was overcooked - "mush" in my wife's vernacular. Chicken marsala was very routine, as was the osso bucco, and veal parigiana very mediocre. The Caesar salad was virtually tasteless, largely consisting of iceberg lettuce. Service was also below par, with dirty dishes remaining on the table long after we finished. This was our first and last visit.

  • Isle of Capri

    Posted by Terry Dinan on 02/04/2005

    Wonderful old school gem

    Situated amid the modern skyrises on 3rd Ave. is a great little Italian, Isle of Capri. Old school servings, service and decor will transport you to the late 1950's. It's not nearly as expensive than the more-celebrated Scalinatella across the street, however the value is up there with some of NYC's best. For aps, I recommend the Carpaccio and House Antipasti. Main dishes, try the Costoletta di Vitello Valdostana (stuffed Veal Chop), or the Fegato alla Veneziana (sauteed calves liver with onions). Finish up with Tiramsu. tartufo, and cappucino.

  • Isle of Capri

    Posted by jenn on 05/20/2004

    The Best!

    I am not from NYC but everytime my family and I visit we have to stop and eat here. They have the best veal cutlet ever. The service is great. I will always continue to eat there when I visit NYC.

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