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Molyvos

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871 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3923 (55th and 56th Streets)
+1 212-582-7500
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Glen Cove, New York
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate at this restaurant on Dec. 17 after going to the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. We had eaten a pretty big lunch earlier, but we were able to find some small plates that were just excellent. So, if you are really hungry or just need some small bites I would definitely recommend this restaurant for delicious... More 

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Rocky Mount,NC, United States
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Molyvos a number of times over the years. We reconnected last week and are glad we did. We had the Cypriot Sandwich which was excellent. We are sorry it is only available for lunch. The service was very attentive and the atmosphere in this beautiful restaurant is most enjoyable.

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Tawas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an excellent meal we just had! The food was delicious - well prepared, and true to its ethnic origin. But really made the fantastic experience was the superb service ! ! Despina is very professional and charming. She anticipated all of our needs and cheerfully took care of us. After having our meal we felt like we made a... More 

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Thank TawasTawas
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Molyvos, responded to this review

We're so glad that you made a friend at Molyvos - we're all about making our guests feel at home while they're enjoying their meal! We will certainly pass your comments along to Despina. We look forward to serving you again the next time you're in the city! - The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was excellent. Our server was very knowledgeable of the preparation and ingredients of all the entrees. The food was fabulous. All the staff were super friendly. The Sea bass was fantastic. Would definitely go back.

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Thank MsTeach
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Molyvos, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. - The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Westwood, NJ
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had many meals at Molyvos and most were excellent. The seafood dishes are the best choices. Can be a bit noisy when crowded.

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Thank mike from NJ
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Molyvos, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your comments - we always love to hear from our regular guests! Please come in and see us again real soon! - The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Berkeley, California
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Among the best Greek restaurants I've eaten at in the U.S. The service was gracious, attentive (without being overbearing), and friendly. For the location and quality, this is probably a good value (but check the menu to see whether it is in your price range).

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Thank William B
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Molyvos, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the compliment - we're happy that we could make your dining experience such a pleasant one. We look forward to serving you again soon! - The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat at the bar and had drinks and appetizers, everything was great, the service was excellent, we would go again.

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Thank bellaprinz
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Molyvos, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at Molyvos. We hope you'll come and dine with us again soon! - The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not to impressed we walked and waited maybe 20 min which wasn't an issue. We were seated in the tightest area possible very cramped and I got bumped b anything moving. Menu wise it was disappointing, I guess it was alacarte but we didn't see it on they menu. I had a souvlaki pita and that was all I got.... More 

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Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Molyvos, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We're sorry to hear that your recent visit did not meet expectations. Should we have the pleasure of serving you again, please make sure to alert your server or our Manager if any aspect of your meal is not to your satisfaction. Our waiters will gladly answer any questions you... More 

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came back to NYC to visit with friends and family and take my young girls to a show. But because it was on 12/26, I didn't plan ahead enough to have a reservation for 10 people. I'd eaten at Molyvos many years ago for a business dinner and liked it, and one of the most recent Trip Advisor reviews... More 

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Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Molyvos, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We're flattered that you remembered that business dinner and decided to dine with us again! We were happy to accommodate you and your party and we're glad that you all enjoyed your meals. We look forward to serving you again in the future. Happy New Year! -The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Best friends the Flanagan's joined us for a couple days in NYC to see some plays, so after a matinee of "On Your Feet!", we made our way to Molyvos on 7th Avenue at 56th. It had been recommended by neighbors who thought it was wonderful... all we can say is... they clearly don't know truly good Greek food. We... More 

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Thank Chris K
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at Molyvos, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Molyvos. We are troubled that you were so disappointed with your recent meal and would like to understand more about why your experience did not meet expectations. Please consider contacting us via email (contact@molyvos.com) to let our manager know the best way to reach out to you. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 871 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3923
    (55th and 56th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: 7th Avenue (B, D, E Trains) 57th Street (N, R, Q Trains)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-582-7500
Description
Inspired by the traditions and heritage of the Greek islands and mainland, Molyvos has been one of New York's most beloved Greek restaurants since its opening in 1997. Named after the seaside village on the Greek island of Lesvos where the Livanos family roots originate, Molyvos is known throughout Manhattan for its rustic Greek country cooking. Executive Chef Carlos Carreto takes diners on a Grecian culinary journey through a variety of mezedes and appetizers, as well as hyper-local specialty Greek cheese and honey, fresh fish, wild greens and savory pies - all accompanied by the largest all-Greek wine list in the U.S.

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