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Avra Estiatorio

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141 E 48th St, New York City, NY 10017-1223 (Between 3rd Ave. and Lexington)
+1 212-759-8550
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11:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:30
Fri 11:30 - 12:00
Sat 11:00 - 12:00
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Danbury, Connecticut, United States
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263 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my team here for a business dinner. We had some great appetizers including the grilled octopus which was really good. We ordered an additional item which never came so that was disappointing. Great wine selections but we poured ourselves. We ordered two branzinos to share at the table and it was delicate and flavorful but it took forever... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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208 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ok.. So I had heard about this place and decided to go for late lunch. Please bear with me on this review.. I pulled up out front and ran in and asked the hostess if it was ok to park there and was told YES and that I did not have to put money in the meter as it was... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a taste of this wonderful ambiance at the bar! The service was great and the Bartender very pleasant. Tried the Hummus and it was delicious. Can't wait to be back and have a full meal. Trendy and good ambiance.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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222 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful dinner at Avra Estiatorio. There were so many appealing fish and vegetarian options on the menu that we had trouble deciding what to order. The grilled Chilean sea bass souvlaki with a roasted red pepper sauce and the roasted beets marinated with citrus olive oil were excellent appetizers. (The garlic almond puree is very garlic-y). The... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've eaten at the best restaurants and the service and food are not the best. The food was like warm and the server didn't even seem to care. Not worth the money...I should've gone to Smith and Wollensky down the block.

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Thank Brokeloose1130
Singapore, Singapore
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277 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fun work dinner here and got great service, drinks, food and friendly atmosphere. Recommend for groups, nice sprawling restaurant but not for couples...

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Thank ChrisJR2013
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189 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We like Greek Restaurants and the Avra was recommended to us by our friends. we enjoyed the Avra, they have a choice of salads including a nice greek salad, the appetizers have some greek choices such as Spanakopita which was very good. they also have a large choices of different type of fish on the Grill. in addition to this... More 

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Thank Ehudineze
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was with a friend visiting New York and the Avra restaurant was just in front of the hotel. It is a Greek style restaurant with a lot of fresh fish. The food was exellent. Winelist was also quite good. It was however very busy in the restaurant with people waiting for a table. If you get a table in... More 

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Thank Thomas S
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a perfect Christmas Eve. Avra Estiatoria is a very nice and delicious restaurant with mediterranean style. I liked it very much delicious place with nice Ambiente. Hope you'll go there.

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Lima, Peru
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166 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upscale Fine dining Taverna but with the casual Food!! service is Very Greek and atmosphere is Great!! the INN place to be!! i discover that they have PRIVATE rooms in basement!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 12:00
Saturday
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 E 48th St, New York City, NY 10017-1223
    (Between 3rd Ave. and Lexington)
  • Public Transportation: All trains to Grand Central Station. 4,5,6 to 51st Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-759-8550
Description
Avra Estiatorio is a restaurant that transports you to the Greece of your imagination. The sky is vivid blue and the air is drenched with sunlight and the aroma of freshly caught fish grilling over an open fire.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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