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Formerly known as Luca Restaurant, this classic Upper East Side spot has been cooking up Italian cuisine for more than a decade. Start with a complimentary basket of salty fried olives, or share one of the assorted cheese plates ($11–$21). The expansive menu includes both old world favorites—think gnocchi with veal ragu ($15), butternut squash ravioli ($15) and chicken milanese ($21)—and more casual offerings, such as a variety of sandwiches (each $15) and even a burger ($13). Crowd-pleasing desserts like the pear-almond tart ($9), ricotta cheesecake ($9) and tiramisu ($8) round out the meal—and one of their house cocktails certainly wouldn’t hurt, either. Drop by on a Tuesday or Thursday for live jazz featuring a rotating cast of local musicians, or check out the brunch offerings on Saturday and Sunday.
Every week, Mondays solo piano 7/10pm (no cover) - Tuesdays live show 8/10pm (cover) - Thursdays live show 9/11pm (cover) - Saturdays 12:30/3:30pm (no cover) Limited Seating R.S.V.P. 212.987.9260 for more information on our shows please visit www.lucasjazzcorner.com or our facebook page
1712 First Ave bet 88 & 89
|Cross street:||between 88th and 89th Sts|
|Transport:||Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St|
|Price:||Average main course: $18. AmEx, MC, V|
|Opening hours:||Kitchen: Mon–Fri noon–11pm; Sat, Sun 11am–11pm. Wine bar: Mon–Fri noon–1am; Sat, Sun 11am–1am.|
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