There seems to be a slicery on nearly every street corner in the city, but sometimes, you need a pizza with a bit more finesse. Petaluma has been dishing out Italian-American cuisine for more than 30 years on the Upper East Side. The restaurant’s popularity is thanks in part to its wood-fired thin-crust pizzas with toppings like spinach artichoke ($21) and fried eggplant, ricotta and tomato ($18). The pasta menu offers classics such as orecchiette with broccoli rabe and sausage ($20), shrimp scampi ($24) and spaghetti carbonara ($22). The carb-conscious might want to skip the heavy stuff and go straight for a protein-centric entree, like the veal marsala ($29) or the pan-seared Atlantic salmon ($28). Select a drink from a long wine list with vintages available both by the glass and the bottle, or order that non-alcoholic Italian classic, San Pellegrino Limonata ($5).
Our guests have been coming back since 1984 for its wood oven thin crust pizza, homemade pastas, signature entrees and mouth watering desserts. The bar features over 20 wines by the glass, and cocktails to serve every palate. The awarding wining wine list consist of over 100 bottles of wine from large and boutique producers in the US, Italy, France, Argentina, and Chile.
Wine Down Wednesday features half price bottles of wines through out the day.
Petaluma also features an outdoor café for 33 seats, and a 70 person private Yorkville dining room.
The York Avenue Room is designed to accommodate a variety of events. Whether it be an intimate business luncheon or a balloon-filled birthday party, our event team will work with you to design a unique experience and ensure a successful event.
Petaluma has been featured on various Network and Cable TV shows, and hosted various charity galas and sponsored events for up to 250 people.
1356 First Ave
|Cross street:||at 73rd St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thur 11:30am-3:30pm, 5–10pm; Fri 11:30am–3:30pm, 5-11pm; Sat 10am–4pm, 5-11pm; Sun 10am-4pm, 5-9pm|
|Transport:||Subway: 6 to 68th St–Hunter College|
|Price:||Average entrée: $21. AmEx, Disc, MC, V|
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Ive been here several times. Never disappointed. The food is delicious, the service is that of a Michelin Star rated place and after the renovations the place shines even more! I hope they make it!
Petaluma is a favorite spot of mine and my friends in the UES. In a quiet area where it can be tough to find a good time on both weekdays and weekends, Petaluma comes through. From the food to the staff to the atmosphere, it has only gotten better over the past few years. With almost 30 wines by the glass, a boozy weekend brunch, a newly remodeled outdoor patio, and a genuine staff that knows your name and cares about you, I can be found here almost any time on any day of the week!!
Neighborhood Italian that's not too dated. Been coming for 15 years, and now my friends are enjoying the same experience. The wood oven pizza, homemade pastas and chicken scarpiello are to die for. Something about them meatballs makes this out of this world.