Upper West Side Restaurants $$$

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Grand Tier Restaurant, 10023 Ansonia
Metropolitan Opera House  - Lincoln Center - New York, NY   10023
   http://www.patinagroup.com/restaurant.php?restaurants_id=30
Set within one the most spectacular cultural destinations in the world, The Grand Tier at Lincoln Center's Metropolitan Opera House is a shrine to elegance and artistry. Enjoy sumptuous contemporary cuisine by chef Jeff Raider, pre-curtain or during intermission, served in an atmosphere highlighted by spectacular chandeliers and original masterpieces by Marc Chagall. An evening at the Grand Tier is truly an experience to treasure forever.
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Levana, 10023 Ansonia
141 West 69th Street - New York, NY   10023
 
   http://www.levana.com/

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Ouest Restaurant, 10024 Planetarium
2315 Broadway - New York, NY   10024
 
   http://www.ouestny.com/

Ouest is a contemporary American Bistro, highly regarded on the Upper West Side and citywide. Partners Tom Valenti and Godfrey Polistina have created an Oasis of fine dining and fine wines in a casual but sophisticated environment.
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Isabella's, 10024 Planetarium
359 Columbus Ave.  - (77th Street) - New York, NY   10024
   
   http://www.brguestrestaurants.com/restaurants/isabellas/index.php

Isabella's has been hailed for over fifteen years as an "Upper West Side institution" by neighborhood regulars and serious diners alike. Once you walk through its doors, you'll immediately know you're somewhere special. Known for not only great food but for its reasonable prices and great service, Isabella's has earned its place among the must-do New York experiences.
Offering both creative renditions and dishes that are sure-to-please, Isabella's inventive Mediterranean cuisine melts perfectly with the quintessential Upper West Side setting, making it the ideal destination for any outing.
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Arpeggio Food & Wine, 10023 Ansonia
Lincoln Center Plaza - New York, NY   10023
 
   http://www.arpeggiofoodandwine.com/

A casual, stylish, full-service a la carte restaurant highlighting innovative Mediterannean cuisine and seasonal ingredients as well as local and global wine selections along with specialty cocktails and mocktails. Guests can dine at the bar, in the lounge, in the center room, or join us at Arpeggio Outdoors choosing from appetizers, main courses, artisanal cheeses and cured meats.
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Lincoln Ristorante, 10023 Ansonia
142 West 65th Street - New York, NY   10023
   
   http://www.lincolnristorante.com/

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The latest incarnation of famed restaurateur (and longtime Patina Restaurant Group CEO) Nick Valenti's commitment to bringing the ultimate in culinary experiences to the nation's leading cultural institutions. Lincoln combines high-concept design with the impeccable contemporary Italian cuisine of Chef Jonathan Benno. Valenti worked closely with the architectural firm of Diller, Scofidio + Renfro to create Lincoln's unique design featuring glass walls, signature sloping lawn roof and a spectacular view of the reflecting pool and the Henry Moore sculpture. The restaurant's environment is both comfortable and refined – with an open kitchen, bar, lounge, two dining rooms and private dining accommodations.