Where To Find Your Favorite Summer Foods on the Upper West Side

Finally, we’re in the midst of summer when we can enjoy our favorite summer foods such as Italian ice, lobster rolls, French fries, burgers and fudge! And if you’re craving these indulgent staples, you’re in luck – we have so many restaurants near our Sagamore apartments that we don’t have to travel far to get a taste.

Looking for these summer foods? Head to these eateries located near your Sagamore apartment so you can get a bite of the beach. Don’t worry – you deserve a break from your swimsuit workout!

Crave Fishbar, located at 428 Amsterdam Ave, New York which is a nine minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a modern yet rustic space for seafood dishes including a raw bar, cocktails and an oyster happy hour.

Crave Fishbar sources and serves locally caught seafood in a sophisticated yet fun environment. They are a sustainable, eco-conscious restaurant and bar using seasonal, organic ingredients when possible which reflect their commitment to the environment, and especially marine life. 

Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices, located at 1588 1st Avenue, New York which is nine minutes from your Sagamore apartment, offers fat- and cholesterol-free water ices in more than 30 flavors including strawberry margarita, black raspberry and cotton candy.

Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices was founded by Ralph Silvestro in 1928 who came to the United States from Italy when he was a young man. He began making what would turn out to be his famous Italian ices and sold them throughout Staten Island. Now, they can be found all over!

Crave Fishbar

428 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

(646) 494-2750

Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices

1588 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10028

(646) 850-0820

Bastille Day is July 14 – Here’s Where To Go for French Food

This July 14, we will celebrate the 231st anniversary of Bastille Day, which is the anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille in 1789, a turning point of the French Revolution. However, you don’t need to have even stepped on French soil to celebrate – instead, you can head to one of the many French eateries we have in our Sagamore neighborhood.

If you’re looking to enjoy authentic French dishes such as coq au vin, cassoulet and boeuf bourguignon on Bastille Day, check out some of these French restaurants nearby for a meal that’ll make you feel like you’re dining in the heart of Paris.

La Mirabelle, located at 102 W 86th St, New York which is a six minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a classic French bistro from the 1980s serving traditional fare in quaint surroundings.

Owners Nathalie and her husband, Loïc, feel that everyone who enters La Mirabelle should feel like part of the family. Their staff have been with them for many years, including one who sings for the customers.  They strive to give their customers an atmosphere in which they can feel at home and enjoy a delicious meal with courteous service.

Nice Matin, located at 201 W 79th St, New York which is a six minute drive from your Sagamore apartment, is a bustling French-Mediterranean bistro with a Riviera vibe as well as outdoor seating.

For nearly two decades, Nice Matin has been an Upper West Side elegant, beautifully designed and sophisticated dining destination. It features a Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning Wine List and a French Provençal-inspired menu created by Chef Andy D’Amico, who was named “Best Chef” by New York Magazine.

La Mirabelle

102 W 86th St, New York, NY 10024

(212) 496-0458

Nice Matin

201 W 79th St, New York, NY 10024

(212) 873-6423