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Feb 8, 2008 12:43 PM

Cozy little wine bar with food

Anywhere me and my honey can duck in after work for unwinding - cozy, dark, decent food, not too pricey or fancy? Neighborhood doesn't really East Village or UES

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  1. I've been reading some good things about Uva, and my husband was by there the other day and said it looked appealing.

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      1. re: MMRuth

        Uva is very nice and has great food but I wouldn't call it cozy or little. And if you're there during prime time it's quite loud and crowded.

        For cozy and little, head farther up 2nd Ave to Cavatappo Wine Bar (at 90th). Same owners as Luca on 1st Ave, so that's where the food comes from.


      2. Might not be a cozy and dark as you'd like but we used to go to Sharz on E 86th nice wine selection and good food

        1. Not dark but Blue Fin is a nice wine and cheese (and other small edibles) place where you can either sit at the bar or on those high stools with a round table for your light fare.
          There is also a restaurant in the back for more stable food.

          1. Bar at Etats Unis...81st & 2nd ave...a small gem...