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871 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3923
+1 212-582-7500
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“moussaka” (72 reviews)
“grilled octopus” (68 reviews)
“greek salad” (50 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
871 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3923
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was there six months ago with friends and it was outstanding. Last night was a great disappointment. Overcooked grilled swordfish and weak decaf coffee. Prices seemed higher with less food quality. Very good service.

Thank 645j0hnh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Molyvos with two colleagues at 6.30pm on a Tuesday night having made a reservation a few hours prior. The restaurant was busy on arrival. I went for the calamari to start. It was average, the batter way too heavy. I tasted a bit...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went to this restaurant for dinner. Had a great meal. Fabulous food and nice service. Will certainly go back

Thank John Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. The food presentation and service is always on target. On our last visit we had Salmon, Seafood Piilaf, Kolonaki and Monemvasta. All great. Looking forward to returning.

Thank Phyllis K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best dining experience at this restaurant. We wanted to have a quintessential New York experience before flying home and this place delivered. While we were tourist it felt like everyone else was local. The food was very good. What excelled was the...More

Thank KevinPMc
Reviewed 9 May 2018

My husband and I had an early dinner at Molyvos during our April trip to NYC. We both like Greek food and were quite pleased with the menu. And we both enjoyed our entrees. Have you ever been to a restaurant where the waiter intentionally...More

Thank Diana J
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I met a business colleague at Molyvos for lunch. The decor reminded me of a restaurant I might have visited while in Greece with lots of whites and blues. Even the water came in cobalt blue bottles! My colleague has the Slow Roasted Leg Of...More

Thank Annie A
Reviewed 30 April 2018

It is hard to beat the consistently good food and service at this wonderful restaurant. Delephina waited on us both times. We love the gyro, village salad and takign our friends there too!

Thank IslandzGirl
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Wonderful lunch. My wife, who thought she didn’t like Greek cuisine, loved it! The roasted vegetables should not be missed. Sea bass and moussaka were excellent. The baklava sampler desert was delicious. Service was excellent as well - courteous, prompt - with helpful suggestions for...More

Thank msoz45
Reviewed 14 April 2018

With the present high level of competition in Greek NYC restaurants, the decor looks tired and the food not as inspiring as it used to be.

Thank 977mike
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10 April 2017|
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Response from Dobbstraveler | Reviewed this property |
They have a pre-theater dinner from 5-7pm for $42. That information was on their website.
25 August 2016|
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Response from Oscar S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I doubt it since its greek food, and most dishes carry some kind of nut or nut oil. However, I had a great fish cooked between layers of salt, that I am sure had no nuts. Worth trying but a bit expensive (we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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