Serafina

1022 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10021
212-734-2676

Details

  • Daily 11:30am-11:30pm
  • $$$
  • Delivery, Takeout, Beer, Wine
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
A stone's throw from the Metropolitan and the Whitney, this casual Italian offers one of the most appealing settings in the city: a lively room on the second floor with big windows overlooking Madison, decorated with pastel murals of vegetables and kitchen utensils. The wood-fired oven that's part of the dining room churns out thin-crust pizzas with admirably light sauces. Roasted in the same oven, the best appetizers are artichoke hearts paired with globs of buffalo mozzarella, and smoky potatoes mashed and sauced with fresh tomato. For dessert, dig panna cotta, flan's richer cousin.

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