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When you move to the Upper East Side of Manhattan, you literally open up a world of exciting, new, and interesting opportunities for your personal pleasure and enjoyment while living in Manhattan rentals.

Whether you realize it or not, there’s so much to do uptown, and if you haven’t spent a great deal of time in and around Central Park, you are definitely in for a treat. And if you move to this great neighborhood, you get to live a luxurious lifestyle 24/7.

If you are on the fence and uncertain about the Upper East Side lifestyle and whether or not it’s good for you, you should pay close attention to what we share today. We are going to tell you about the best places to go and the most exciting things to see when living uptown.

With that said, let’s take a quick look at some of the best bars, restaurants, shops and other attractions. The places that we are about to share are all amazing things to do when living on the Upper East Side.

Our Favorite Upper East Side Restaurants

The beauty of living uptown is that there are so many great restaurants available no matter where you happen to be. Every time you turn around you’re going to find a five star quality restaurant on every corner.

We only recommend restaurants that we love so much that we keep going back for more. So, even though our list might not eventually end up being your list of favorite places to eat, it’s certainly going to be a great place to start.


This is a favorite on the Upper East Side. Many love this place for a whole host of reasons, but more than anything else, people love the impeccable service and the luxurious food.
Located in a landmark Park Avenue building, Daniel is a great place to go if you’re looking for a fine dining experience with clients or somebody that you are in a relationship with.

Fatty Fish

The hustle and bustle of New York City often leaves us hungry for delectable yet simple food. The comfortable seating and spa-like atmosphere makes this one of the most enjoyable eateries uptown.

Obviously, with a name like Fatty Fish, you can expect to enjoy some of the finest seafood that Manhattan has to offer. Yet that’s only a portion of the delicious meals that you’re able to get at this quaint location.

Enjoy favorites like:

  • lemongrass chicken dumplings
  • salmon bento box
  • fresh tuna with a wonton-based crust
  • softshell crabs with spinach edamame risotto and black garlic sauce
  • bento box salads with ginger carrot dressing
  • and so much more

After reading those options, your mouth should be thoroughly watering! Feel free to check out this amazing restaurant today.

Upper East Side Museums

If you don’t already know, there are many wonderful museums uptown for you to visit and appreciate the fine beauty and splendor of the artwork inside.

Do you appreciate modern works of art? If so, then you will certainly love experiencing these fantastic museums.

Maybe museums don’t seem to be your thing. That’s perfectly alright on the surface, but we definitely recommend giving them another chance. You may end up pleasantly surprised and come to realize that your tastes are more refined than you originally imagined.

Let’s look at some of Manhattan’s best Upper East Side museums.

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum

You’ve definitely heard of the Guggenheim, unless of course you’ve been living under a rock for the last hundred years.

Why is the Guggenheim so popular

For starters, it has an impressive collection of modern works of art. Plus, the controversial and brilliant design from architect Frank Lloyd Wright is also another reason why you should check out this splendid place.

The great thing about the Guggenheim is that different pieces of art, paintings, and time periods are all jumbled up into one. So you get to see the best that humanity has to offer throughout many time periods all in this one beautiful location.

Upper East Side Bars

There are plenty of great bars on the Upper East Side as well. So if you enjoy the nightlife and you like to go out every once in a while to get a drink with your friends, you’re definitely going to appreciate what the Upper East Side has to offer.

At this point, there are so many great bars that it’s impossible to share all of the details. But we don’t want you to leave here high and dry either, so we’ll share a short list of some of our favorites. They are:

  • Bemelmans Bar
  • The Jeffrey
  • Seamstress
  • The Penrose

Stop by any one of these great locations the next time you’re in the mood for a drink and warm, inviting atmosphere.

Upper East Side Shops

There are also many great shops to visit on the Upper East Side. Some you’ll have heard of and some will be completely new to you.
Favorites include:

  • Barney’s New York
  • Alexis Bittar
  • Ovando
  • Schultz
  • and more

If you love shopping, then you’re going to love the luxurious brands and labels that these high-end shops have to offer.

Luxurious Living in Upper East Side Manhattan Rentals

As you can imagine, there are plenty of great places to live when you want to rent an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. For us, there is no better apartment building than The Cole.

Our absolute favorite community amenities at The Cole include: private courtyard, on-site parking, pet friendly apartments, fitness center, billiards room, resident lounge, laundry rooms on every floor, concierge service, 24/7 attended lobby and more.

They also have great apartment amenities at The Cole. Some favorites include: private balconies, window treatments, satin nickel door handles, barn wood style flooring, iced white quartz counter tops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, and much more.


If you’ve never lived on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, you’re in for a treat from the moment you move here. Take advantage of affordable Manhattan rentals soon before you talk yourself out of it.