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Avra Estiatorio

141 E 48th St, New York City, NY 10017-1223
+1 212-759-8550
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (53 reviews)
“seafood” (99 reviews)
“greek salad” (55 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
141 E 48th St, New York City, NY 10017-1223
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant foe Saturday branch. Food is meditation style very nicely served. Food is very good

Thank Haimgilad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been a couple of years ago forgot about this place. Then recently met a friend there for night and it reminded me just how good it is! The hummus at the start of the meal...never had hummus as good as this, we were...More

Thank JFL523
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was intrigued to try Avra after reading Jamie Dimon's biography which indicated this is the favorite restaurant of his Greek parents. And, we were not disappointed! We walked through the crowded and noisy restaurant, past a cart of fresh seafood, through the kitchen area...More

Thank S0ulshine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in the city mid-afternoon and didn't want to starve until our evening gala. Avra has a nice selection of small plates. We enjoyed the haloumi, grilled sardines, and grilled octopus. I took off 1 star only because it took so long to get...More

Thank SchnauzerBridget
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant has amazing food and a nice variety. Although it features seafood, there is also plenty for someone like me who does not eat seafood. The service was terrific, the food amazing the crowd was lively. Thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Hadn't been here for a while, but I wasn't disappointed. Top-notch Greek food. We all had the Bronzino - with no regrets. Good wine list and excellent service. My only complaint was the acoustics. The place was crammed and it was noisy... Too cold to...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Well prepared and delicious seafood. We enjoyed the octopus appetizer and had the seafood stew while my wife enjoyed the swordfish. We like it so much that we went back later in the week for lunch with friends for an equally pleasant meal.

1  Thank lee h
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Felt as if I were back in Greece. Super fresh fish. I had the warm seafood salad, my dining companions had swordfish brochette and lobster ravioli. We were all pleased.

Thank Graphiker
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Beautiful evening to sit outside for early dinner. We were seated on time for the reservation and they were able to nicely accommodate our request for an outside table on a crowded evening. Courteous reception desk staff and service. Dishes a little pricey for the...More

Thank glenside
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Our event organizer reserved this restaurant for our writing committee of 22 people while we were in New York and the food and service were exquisite. We had a fixed, 5 course menu of Melintzanosalata, Htipiti served with pita, Plaki, truffle fries, field greens, Spanakoriza,...More

Thank worldadventurer2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 12:00
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
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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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