Upper West Side Dining

This is our home and regular stomping grounds. Come and see some of our favorites!

Amir's Falafel ($5 and under) 2911-A Broadway (btw. 113th St. & 114th St.), 749-7500 M-Su 11am-11pm The best falafels in the area.

Baci ($9-$16 entrees) 412 Amsterdam Ave. (btw. 79th St. & 80th St.), 496-1550 M-Th 12pm-11pm, F-Sa 12pm-12am, Su 12pm-10:30pm This fine Italian food establishment boasts amazing swordfish.

Atomic Wings ($10 and under) 2180 Broadway (@ 77th St.), 877-1010 M-Su 11am-12am, closes later on weekends American cuisine with authentic buffalo wings.

Cafe des Artistes ($21-$26 entrees) 1 West 67th St. (btw. Columbus & CPW), 877-3500 M-Su 12pm-3pm & 5:30pm-12am Authentic French cuisine, with reservations highly recommended

Cafe Lalo ($10 and under) 201 W. 83rd St. (@ Amsterdam Ave.), 496-6031 M-Sa 8am-2am This is one of the finest dessert cafe's on the Upper West Side.

Carmines ($15-$20 entrees) 2450 Broadway (btw. 90th St. & 91st St.), 362-2200 M-Th 11:30am-3pm & 5pm-11pm, F-Sa 11:30am-12am, Su 2pm-10pm Family style Italian cuisine. Here any one dish can serve at least two people! Be sure to make reservations for parties of 6 or more before venturing out to this popular hang out!

Columbia Bagels ($5 and under) 2836 Broadway (@110th St.), 222-3200 M-Su 24hrs. These bagels are the choice of Zabar's bread department, even though H & H bagels is much closer. Columbia Bagels is a major source for large quantities of delicious bagels.

Gray's Papaya ($5 and under) 2090 Broadway (@ 72nd St.), 799-0243 M-Su 24hrs. Cheap food for the person on the run, hot dogs especially recommended.

H&H; Bagels ($5 and under) 2239 Broadway (@ 80th St.), 595-8003 M-Su 24hrs. If you like sweet bagels, H&H; makes some of the best bagels to your taste. Buy a dozen and get one free! All H&H; Bagels and Bialys are Kosher. H&H; also delivers worldwide, just call (800)NYBAGEL (692-2435) or order online (H&H; Bagels) and overnight shipping is included in the price. Orders received by 2:00pm EST will ship the same day!

Indian Cafe ($6.95-$12.95 entrees) 201 W. 95th St. (btw. Broadway & Amsterdam), 222-1600 M-Su 11am-11:30pm Staple Indian fare with friendly service.

Kinoko 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus All you can eat sushi deal for around $22! For those with less of an appetite, the other Japanese dishes are good as well.

La Rosita ($6.75-$20.75 entrees) 2809 Broadway (@108th St.), 663-7804 M-Su 7am-1am Cuban and Spanish food with good portions.

Mary Ann's Mexican Restaurant ($10 and under) 2452 Broadway (@91st St.), 877-0132 M-Su 12pm-10:30pm Home made healthy food. No lard or MSG and 25 new vegetarian menu items. GREAT MARGARITAS!!!

Nacho Mama's Burritos ($9 and under) 2867 Broadway (btw. 112th St. & 113th St.), 665-2800 M-Su 11:30am-12am For Mexican burritos that eat like a meal and wings that are kind of small to look at, but probably some of the tastiest wings you'll ever taste.

Ollie's Noodle Shop ($15 avg.)2957 Broadway (@ 116th St.), 932-33002315 Broadway Broadway (@ 84th St.), 362-3111 1991 Broadway (@ 67th St.), 595-8181Su-Th 11:30am-12am, Fr & Sa 11:30am-1amNoodle shop with fantastic food including great varieties of noodles, dumplings and soups.

Presto's ($15 and under) 2770 Broadway (btw. 106th St. & 107th St.), 222-1760 M-F 12pm-11pm, Sa-Su 4pm-11pm Not far south of Columbia University lies this fine Italian establishment. We hear the linguini and mussels are exceptional!