Pappardella

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PAPPARDELLA CONTINUES TO BE OPEN FOR TAKE OUT AND DELIVERY. 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM 12PM-8PM, CALL US AT 212-595-7996 TO ORDER A MEAL, COCKTAILS, WINE BY THE BOTTLE FROM OUR ESTEEMED LIST OR WINE BY THE GLASS. WE ARE ALSO OFFERING GROCERIES (on our website) & MEAL KITS.

Pappardella restaurant brings to you the flavors and food of Tuscany. Established in 1983, Pappardella offers a romantic setting of timeless charm with 20 foot ceilings, French doors & a stunning mural of Florence.
Menu and service reflect the warmth and attention of the old world, as well as the diversity and techniques of today. we feature homemade pasta, artisanal pizza & other great Italian staples, like chicken parmagian, grilled branzino & scrumptious tiramisu.
A beautiful outdoor terrace makes for great people watching in the warm months. Pappardella is conveniently located near the beacon theater, the museum of natural history & Central Park offering lunch & dinner pre fix, brunch & a busy happy hour.

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JohnL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Always great food and service. We have been there numerous times and it continues to set high standards

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vipsunshine
New York Area
504 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

consistently good whenever you come. one of the best Italian restaurants on the upper west side. always like the melanzane parmigiana and the cannolis. and a decent wine list by the glass and by the bottle although a bit pricey.

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PattiM
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was delicious, great gluten free options, would definitely go back!

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Kiki
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was very friendly and attentive and the food was authentic and tasted very good. We got the pappardelle pasta special for dessert we ordered the cheesecake and the apple tart. The apple tart was a lot for one person - I’d recommend sharing!

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vipjsdiner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent. The menu is very different with lots of options.

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MikeK
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

A wonderful place to have lunch on a Saturday at noon. We ordered cheese and meat plates to share, and paired it with glasses of Gavi — a really enjoyable lunch. Even better than the food was our server — she was terrific. We’ll be back.

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viparlusete
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good service and food. We were visiting the NY Historical Society and lunched there .

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vipRobertD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Friendly, welcoming staff, reasonable prices, and great food.

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CarolynW
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food is delicious, however they apparently frown upon walk ins, preferring folks have a reservation, even when there are clearly 7-8 empty tables

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vipSalads
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Have been here many. Normally 5 stars. This time Bronzino was just ok. Very wet

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AmyW
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We're here a lot. Love the restaurant, the ambiance and the service. We order a lot of gluten free. Best GF pizza in Manhattan.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

always a trusted decision to Italian food on the upper west side nyc

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BingoSteve
Tampa
1 review
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A great local spot for a good, no fuss meal and dining experience.

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KayaB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

De bediening was aardig en er was veel gluten vrij eten te verkrijgen. Wat overigens helemaal niet moeilijk leek

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MotherofTwo
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was delicious! Service was nice and not rushed at all. Would definitely return. They also made a delicious white sangria.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service- have been here a few times and am always pleased!!

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pinnacleinspect
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For all of you GF people, the GF menu is great for GF people like myself. Food, service and atmosphere were all excellent. Can't wait to go again.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Valentines day

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vipP205
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Nightmare. We had a show at the Beacon. We arrived 2 hours in advance. Our entree came out an hour after we ordered. The shrimp was burned on top. Food was decent but not exceptional. We had to rush through dinner and did not have time for dessert. When we complained the owner took 10% off the food. Not exactly a grand gesture.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Mexico City
13 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

We ordered one wine that was in the menu and they gave us another, when we asked why they told us that one is the one they have for that price... obviously in the raitings it was a cheaper and worst wine

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vipmaws
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter and I return to Pappardella each year for a great gluten free Italian meal. This year we brought friends and they loved it as much as we do. The service is outstanding and the food even better!

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vipDavidK
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Pappardella is a Upper West Side neighborhood gem. Really good food, and wonderful staff. Recommend it for a date, or for business meal.

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StevefromNY
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We attended for a birthday celebration, and were seated promptly at our reservation time. As it was a Sunday evening, the restaurant was busy, but not packed, so the noise level allowed for pleasant table conversation. The pasta dishes (pappardelle buttera, cappelini cacio e pepe) were nicely seasoned and flavorful, with rich (but not overly so) sauces. We shared a torta di cioccolato for dessert that was about as close as you could get to hot fudge without actually being liquid, served with a scoop of delicious hazlenut ice cream, although one of us that the accompanying caramel had maybe just hint of “burnt” flavor. All in all, a very nice dinner and a place we would definitely recommend to others.

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Christinamk13
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New favorite place- I am completely gluten and dairy free

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

I got together with High School friends and they loved the restaurant. I have eaten there three other times and I am always very happy with my meal and service.

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arseattle
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The best thing about Pappardella, aside from that it's always excellent, is that it's CONSISTENTLY excellent. The food is tasty, the sangria (personal favorite) is delicious, but it's the service/personnel that makes it particularly enjoyable. They're attentive and polite and it makes the dining experience more pleasant.

They have an extensive menu, especially pasta dishes, and the food is always great. (Brunches are really nice, with the egg sandwich a favorite.)

If I had one "complaint," it's that I wish there were a couple more non-pasta dishes for those of us who are a little bit more low-carb. The Veal Scallopini was excellent; the Breaded Chicken could have used a little bit of a sauce; it was cooked perfectly but, by nature, was a little dry. (I did not ask for something special but I have no doubt they would have figured something out for me.)

Anyway, this is a great neighborhood place and I recommend it highly.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Here from Melbourne Australia and heard about your restaurant. Our meals were delicious and great value for money. Would definitely recommend to family and friends

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vipRisaK
New Mexico
14 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

My husband and I are frequent patrons of Pappardella. We enjoy the atmosphere, the food and the staff. We brought our neighbors along and they enjoyed it thoroughly.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love coming here!

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vipLocaldiner
New York Area
211 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal once again. This place never disappoints for us. Yes we had reservations but that was it. We walked in,gave our names and were promptly seated. Waiter came right over, explained the specials and while we were debating the wine list a woman sommelier came over and guided us to the perfect wine for our meal. We started with carpaccio, went into the truffle and mushroom pasta and finished with the wild boar. Wow! Never had a bad meal or experience here. Our go to spot on the UWS for either Italian food but especially for fresh pasta dishes

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vipAnnie
New York Area
115 reviews
Dined on 13 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was happy that my dining requirements brought me back to the Upper West Side so that I could return to Pappardella after an absence of a couple of years. Fortunately it remains the same cozy place, excellent food, good service and excellent value.

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vipedwardd
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Great options for gluten free and all food is delicious

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BonnieR
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Service was all over the place. Waiter disappeared and was replaced without notice... not impressed with service but it was ok

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vipCABP
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pappardella is one of the UWS’s greatest gems. Always delectable with impeccable service... It’s stood the test of time!

PS – If you’re gluten-free, run, don’t walk! So many options for a GF diet, and their GF garlic bread is absolutely delicious!

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CaraB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

I really wanted to like this restaurant. The host was very nice and accommodating when we arrived early for our reservation. We were seated. Our waitress could not tell us what the specials were. Specials start at 5, and we were there a few minutes before. Perhaps I would’ve waited an extra 10 minutes to order if I knew what the specials were, but was not given that option. After taking our order, the waitress left. As in went home. Did not tell us she was leaving or introduce us to whomever would be serving us, and I do not think another waiter was assigned to our table. Our waters were never refilled until we were able to flag someone down. Our food took close to an hour to come out, so I guess it is a good thing I didn’t wait around for the specials, since we were seeing a show after dinner. No time for dessert. No one came to check on us to see if we were ok, or if we wanted anything else. The food was decent. My husband had the pappardelle buttera, which he enjoyed. My meal gnocchi pesto) was nothing special. And of course, the bill for one appetizer and two entrees should’ve left me feeling like I enjoyed my meal, which I did not. We will not be back.

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TCJR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Absolutely a good solid meal. Was going to the Beacon and it’s 2 blocks away. The food is really good, and the place is really nice. I would definitely go again.

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vipKML08
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience2

Sadly, this restaurant is NOT FOR ME!!! The quality of the food was just not there. My entree came out COLD, and it was not a salad. In fact, it was roasted chicken, which at the first bite, I knew it was not edible. The cream of spinach looked like it was swimming in milk, and the pomodoro sauce really looked like a can of tomato sauce was just poured over the gnocchi's. The restaurant itself could use a little dusting and some updating as well.

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Tedd
New York Area
2 reviews