Lex Restaurant

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Italian Restaurant on the Upper East Side

Lex Restaurant is located in the heart of the Upper East Side. Come on inside to experience the warm, elegant ambiance of the dining room. With a home away from home feel, shades of red, and touch of white elegance, this traditional Italian restaurant encompasses an inviting and intimate atmosphere. Having provided this exquisite fine-dining experience for over 14 years, Lex restaurant continues to be one of best Italian Restaurants in New York.

From the Kitchen After countless hours in the kitchen perfecting every individual dish, our chefs have created a truly authentic Italian, fine-dining experience. Each Italian dish from our selection of antipasti, hand-made pasta, risottos, gourmet seafood, and premium quality meats is freshly and individually prepared to bring you a true Italian dining.

Location: 1370 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Directions from these locations: Tramway Plaza, John Jay Park, Marcus Garvey Park

Great Italian Food in Lexington Ave, NY

At Lex Restaurant you will see that our tables are set with fine china, white tablecloths and a red rose centerpiece. Our staff is experienced and will make you feel like you are at a home away from home. Our Chef will accommodate your wishes and will deliver to your table or home an outstanding array of beautiful fresh food.

Lex Restaurant is Children friendly. Bring the little ones because they love our penne ala vodka or chicken fingers and our freshly whipped mashed potatoes. Lex Restaurant will make your mouth water with the best Italian food on the Upper East Side such as Homemade Pappardelle (slowly cooked ragout of veal flavored with sage) or beautifully grilled shrimp salad over spinach with mandarin oranges, walnuts, and goat cheese for a lighter fare. If neither of these seem to suite you them maybe fresh fried calamari, steamed mussels or a wonderful Chicken Caesar Salad will tickle your palate. We also serve fresh fish like classic herb encrusted and grilled fish such as Branzino, or Salmon with Dijon. Nevertheless, we have an array of fresh pasta to choose from with an authentic Bolognaise.

If you are sightseeing, taking in a play or class, or attending one of the fabulous shows at the 92nd Street Y, you will enjoy the wonderful relaxing experience of our food here at the Best Italian Restaurant on the Upper East Side that will get you out on time and on your way without feeling rushed.

Brunch at Lex Restaurant


Eggs Benedict


Eggs Florentine


Western Omelets


Scottish Smoked Salmon Platter

(Capers, Red Onion, Cream Cheese & Bagel)


Three Eggs Any Style

(Choice of Ham, Bacon or Sausages)


Eggs Park Avenue

(Poached Eggs over Toasted Bagel w/ Smoked Salmon & Hollandaise Sauce)


Omelets with Two Choices

(Tomatoes, Onions, Peppers, Cheese, Broccoli & Spinach)



Soup of the Day


French Onion Soup


Baby Arugula

with Pears, Walnuts & Parmesan Cheese


Caesar Salad


Fried Calamari


Maryland Crab Cakes


Caprese Salad

with Roasted Peppers


Sauteed Shrimp

over Cannelloni Beans


Steamed Mussels

White Wine or Marinara Sauce


Dinner In Lexington Ave, NY


Penne alla Vodka

with Salmon or Chicken


Bucatini Ala Amatriciana

with Pancatta Onions, crushed red pepper in Tomato Sauce


Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli


Fusilli Ala Melanza E Ricotta

Eggplant in Plum Tomato Sauce



in Slowly Cooked Ragout of Veal, flavored with Sage



Sweet Italian Sausage, Peppers, & Onions & Fresh Mozzarella


Angel Hair Pasta

Shrimp & Arugula in a Light Tomato Sauce



with Bacon, Peas & Mushrooms in Pink Sauce



Fresh Clams in White Wine Sauce


Spaghetti Bolognese


Fettuccini Ala Toscana

with Chicken Shitake, Marsala Sundried Tomatos in Cream Sauce


Seafood Risotto

with Shrimp, Clams, Mussels, Calamari



with Porcini Mushrooms, Parmesan & Truffle Oil


Entrée Salads

Cobb Salad

Chicken Breast, Roasted Peppers, Eggs, Bacon, Blue Cheese & Tomato


Grilled Chicken Salad

Mustard Vinaigrette,shaved Parmesan Cheese


Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad


Grilled Portobello Salad

Goat Cheese, Mixed Greens, Balsamic Vinaigrette


Salad Nicoise

Tuna, Eggs, Tomatoes, String Beans, Potatoes & Olives


Grilled Chicken Breast Paillard

Sautéed Portobello over Mixed Greens


Grilled Shrimp Salad

over Spinach Hearts of Palm, Walnuts & Feta Cheese


Dessert On The Upper East Side New York



(With A Side Order of Vanilla Ice Cream & Chocolate Sauce)


Homemade Apple Tart

(With Vanilla Ice Cream)

New York Cheese Cake

Crème Brûlée

Homemade Tiramisu

(Tuscan Truffle)

Classic Carrot Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Assorted Sorbets

All Desserts $8.95

Come In Today For Dessert In New York City

Wines at Lex Restaurant

White Wine

Geyster Peak SauvignonBlanc California


Kendall Jackson Sauvignon Blanc California


Sutton Home White Zinfandel California


Kendall Jackson Chardonnay California


Mondavi Pino Grigio California


Main Street Chardonnay California


Santa Margherita Pino Grigio Italy


Due Vve Bertani Pino Grigio&Sauivgon Blanc Italy


Cote Du Rhone Rhone France


Ruffino Orvieto Classico Italy


Simi Chardonnay California


Estancia Chardonnay California


Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay California


Sancere Domaine Des Caves Du Peieure


Sortesele Pino Grigio Italian


Riesling Chateau-Ste Michelle



Chistalino Brut California


Pipper Sonoma Brut Champenoise Sonoma


Moet & Chandon White Star France


Veuve Cliquot Ponsardin France


Dom Perignon France


Cristal Louis Roeder France


Perrier Jouet Brut


Ruffino Prosecco


Contact The Best Italian Restaurant In New York City Today!

Call us @ (212) 860-5903

Email us at: info@lexrestaurant.com

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