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We will make every effort to follow safety guidelines for guests & staff alike. Outdoor tables are all at a 6' distance.
All guests will have to arrive wearing face masks. at the tables you can remove them.
All staff will wear masks, regularly wash hands & sanitize surfaces.
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.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waiting staff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Garlic Bread, Marinara Dip
meat balls, spicy tomato sauce
Tomato Mozzarella Bruschetta
Service was a little slower then usual but food somewhat compensated for that
Great food and great service.
Came here with my daughter to celebrate her 18th birthday. She flew in from the west coast and loves this restaurant. Unfortunately, we got a server who was apparently having a bad night. NEVER asked once if our meal was okay, if we needed more drinks etc. My Cosmopolitan was probably the worst I'd ever had, the next drink almost as bad. They need a new bartender. I sent the Cosmo back AND WAS STILL CHARGED FOR IT. The rest of the wait staff tried to get our food and drinks (because our server was clearly not interested in helping us) and made us feel like we were trash, despite dressing nicer than half the guests there. I won't be back.
Fresh food, great drinks, especially excellent pasta. Great girls night out birthday. Very covid
compliant. Would absolutely return.
MUST go here - all of the food was incredible and delicious! Big plus is they have an extensive gluten free menu if you have to accommodate a group with food allergies. Highly recommend and can’t wait to go back!
nice place-ate outside on a beautiful night. The Riviera salad with avocado was nice. Also had tasty bronzino and pasta with funghi. The flourless chocolate cake dessert was excellent. Very solid-nice.
MaitreD was fabulous, Alberto was so wonderful! Great food really delish! Thank you for a nice dinner.
Always good food and they have done a wonderful job with their outdoor set up
Friendly hostess and waitress. Nice seating on the sidewalk. Food was not great - dry chicken & the sauce not very tasty in the pasta special.
lovely evening for three 70 plus people. Food was excellent. Staff was terrific. Felt like we were in Italy. (sadly, the closest we can get now!)
This was our first dinner out during the pandemic.
We selected a table we felt comfortable with.
My sister had the fruits de mar and loved it.
I had the halibut special and enjoyed very much.
The white sangrias were wonderful!
For outdoor dining, Pappardella is a delight. The ambiance is festive and the food is excellent. This is the second time I have been here and ordered the branzino. It is delicious. Some of the best I have had (and I order it a lot).
The only drawback was the waitstaff. They were very pleasant but inattentive. It was difficult to get anyone's attention.
So thrilled this UWS institution is still here and thriving
Great food and wonderful attentive service.....
Had a nice time even though it was raining and dinning is outdoor.
Food and drinks were better than I expected!
The food was delicious. We both ordered the halibut with eggplant caponata and slaw and it was fabulous. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive. I would definitely go there again!
Great place. Excellent food, service and ambience.
Great service, food and management! Highly recommend.
The outdoor space was very good. I was surprised by a couple of safety protocols that were not being followed at this time-the serving of bread and the original menus being handed out which were hopefully wiped down page by page between guests.
Great food and great service. A wonderful dining experience. Would highly recommend.
Was very happy with the service and food. The manager did everything to make our dinner wonderful, even changed chairs for us.
Will definitely be going back.
Great spot! Just moved in and it was the first place my boyfriend and I decided to choose.
Host/server could not have been nice or more helpful and welcoming. Food was quite good if not necessarily sensational. Outdoors seating was well spaced and a pleasure.
Despite Covid, Pappardella was a great way to spend a date! Drinks were a bit weak but otherwise, a fabulous time.
Great meal, as always, and very comfortable with outside dining. So glad to see them still serving their wonderful cuisine in our neighborhood.
This is the first time I've eaten out in six months. I'm a doctor and honestly didn't want to expose myself unnecessarily all this time so as not to endanger my patients. This is the first restaurant I felt safe enough to patronize. Of course the food was delicious. The service was wonderful and warm. And the cleanliness and spacing of tables was beyond reproach.
Bravo to the owners and staff and chefs. You guys are amazing and I thank you for a much needed respite from cooking and cleaning.
Great service & delicious food
It was my first outdoor dining experience since Covid started and what a delight it was! It will definitely have me out and about more. We got a great table on the side of the restaurant under a tent that they place partially in the street. They created a space that didnt make feel like you were in the road and that it was meant to be there. The tables were accurately place over 6 ft apart. The ambiance as the sun came down was great. And of course, per usual, the food was absolutely delish. The service was great, never had an empty wine or water glass. The manager came to see how we were and even asked our opinion of the new set-up.
Food always good a little challenging with the outdoor seating
This was my second time visiting Papardella with my best friend since their re-opening and it was just as fantastic as the first. We had a wonderful table that had more than enough space from others and a fantastic waiter that even brought out a bottle of wine so we could take a photo of the label! Overall it was a wonderful experience – we can’t wait to go back!
great food, great setting on the sidewalk and outstanding service by the very friendly staff
Our server Aline served us the (single) glass of wine despite being nicely reminded twice and well after our appetizer rolled in much later. Water glasses were left empty throughout the meal and pepper grinder left on a tiny table well into entrees despite several busboys passing. We decided on here just for the sautéed calamari (appetizer) and then the server strongly recommended the special tagliatelle with halibut. She kept pulling her mask down to speak. Calamari was surprisingly underwhelming (with two legs) in a lackluster broth, raisins, pine nuts and several tomatoes. We decided to say nothing in the wake of phase 4 to support the restaurant. Tagliatelle was a nice portion, but it was disappointingly again tasteless in red sauce. We politely informed our server, still leaving the appetizer out. She said nothing in response, offered no solution, left the table, and never informed the manager. My partner fed me his as she never returned. The saving grace was the delightful manager Chris whom we were able to inform. He ensured the rest of the meal went the way it should. Why the three stars? My partner’s Orecchiette Baresi with sausage and broccoli rabe pesto was suitable with marvelous flavor! FOH needs some more retraining.
Safe, outdoors, masks, excellent food & service
Birthday lunch for a friend.
This was a perfect choice for the 1st dinner experience post Covid. The restaurant is on the corner with plenty socially distanced outdoor seating with no neighboring restaurants that would result in overcrowding as I've witnessed everywhere in the neighborhood. The food and service was excellent and I thank you for providing such good service during these trying times!
Outdoor seating was quiet enough all things considered.
Enjoyed the melon cocktail.
Food selection was excellent and service was very attentive.
Great location and amble outdoor dining to comply with COVID requirements.
Would highly recommend for a nice dinner out.
Pappardella does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now, Postmates and Uber Eats. Pappardella also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 595-7996.
Pappardella is rated 4.5 stars by 1530 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.