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Abaita is NYC’s Newest High-End Kosher Italian Dairy Restaurant

Located in Midtown East on 49th & Lex, Abaita is a brand new kosher restaurant serving up classic and innovative Italian dishes. The restaurant officially opens its doors for business on Tuesday after Shavuot.

The small restaurant seats 40 people, including 9 at the bar overseeing the kitchen and brick oven. Reservations are recommended via Resy.

Abaita will be open for both lunch and dinner seatings.



Abiata’s menu includes a refined menu of sharable dishes, crudo, pasta, Neopolitan pizza, and fish:


Mix Tunisian Olives | Anchovies | Garlic Confit | Preserved Orange
Atlantic Cod Croquettes | Spring Gems | Meyer Lemon Puree
Fried Spanish Saffron Risotto | Manchego Cheese | Spicy Tomato Marmalade
Braised Artichoke | Torn Basil | Black Garlic |  Shaved Parmigiano | Black Walnut
Gnudi | Brown Butter | Pink Peppercorn
Cured Wild Snapper | Bok Choy | Lime | Serrano
Kampachi | Braised Celery | Parsley Juice | Baked Yukon
Busiate | Fresh Sardines | Tomato Confit | Calabrian Chili | Lemon
Pappardelle | Egg Pasta | Hen of The Woods | Braised Leek | Pecorino Cheese
Gnocchi | Potato Dumpling | Tomato Sauce | Brown Butter | Sage
Bucatini | Cacio Cheese | Cured Egg Yolk | Cracked Black Pepper
Fettuccine | House Made Black Egg Pasta | Onion Jam
Spaghetti | Overnight Tomato | Anchovies | Parsley Pesto


Sardine Pizza


Margherita | Fresh Mozzarella | Tomato Sauce | Basil Oil
Sardine | Baked Sardines | Tomato | Shaved Fried Garlic | Broccolini | Chili
Artichoke | Artichoke confit | Fresh Mozzarella | Parmigiano
Bianca | White Cheese Sauce | Vegetables Ratatouille | Garlic and It’s Oil | Black Pepper
Mushroom | Wild Mushroom Conserva | Porcini Cream | Fresh Mozzarella | Truffle
Wood Oven Roasted Halibut | Farro | Baby Leek | Spring Onions
Crispy Salmon | Celery Root | Baby Bok Choy | Horseradish Confit | Green Cabbage
Whole Sea Bream | Vegetables Caponata | Fennel Leaves | Lemon Oil Gremolata
Kosher supervision for Abaita is under the OK, Cholov Yisroel.

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Dani Klein

Dani Klein founded YeahThatsKosher in 2008 as a global kosher restaurant & travel resource for the Jewish community.

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