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Kellari Taverna

) #450 of 9,348 Restaurants in New York City €€ - €€€ Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
19 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-5902
+1 212-221-0144
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“spanakopita” (43 reviews)
“seafood” (69 reviews)
“greek salad” (38 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
19 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-5902
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1 - 10 of 649 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a high-end restaurant - read expensive. Although it has many Greek items on their menu there seems to be a lot that couldn't be classified as Greek. The server was very chatty and the service was overall very good. As mentioned most if...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our last night in the city, and stopped here to have the Lobster Feast. It was a 3 course dinner and all of it was amazing. We had the double stuffed lobster and it was great. The lobsters were large and not the...More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It happened to be restaurant week so one of us used that menu, and my vegan husband order apps and sides to fit his needs. We were very pleased with all our dishes, portion size included. Hot, fresh, delicious. I had the spanokopita which was...More

Thank shozgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was friendly and warm yet still very efficient. Also the ambience and noise level were perfect. The pre theater dinner was sadly only OK. I had the pre-theater dinner here on at least 2 previous occasions but this time I was disappointed. The...More

Thank bgrgbucks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place for an after Theatre dinner. Good food, very good wine, and excellent service and environment.

Thank Silvia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meal was ok, server was ok, nothing to get excited about. However, we left behind by accident a card in an envelope on the table under a phone. Despite calling and asking them to look and go through the tablecloths and search for us, they...More

Thank Macmillanbell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here before our play recently. This was my probably my 4-5 visit to this place. It is a reliable place to be fair but last visit left me rather disappointed with my dinner. Salmon keftes were served not hot enough (the center...More

Thank Anna430
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the restaurant for lunch at noon. Quickly seated. A very large dining room with a nice display of fresh fish. Service was quick. Nice menu selections. They have a very nice Prix Fixe 3 course business lunch for $29.95. My companion had a...More

Thank nyctraveler230
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

greek place, they have fresh fish on display, pick it and they cook it for you. Carefull service. Large wine selection on iPad with details for wine experts.

Thank Flupkito
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had a great dinner here after going to the theatre. We found the menu to be interesting. It did not ave the usual items that most Greek restaurants offer. We enjoyed the food and the pleasant surroundings. Service was very good even though they...More

Thank vicki1986
Nearby
Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 11:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 11:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 11:30
Thursday
11:30 - 11:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-5902
    (Between 5th & 6th Aves)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: F, D, B, M; 42nd St. - 6th Avenue 4, 5, 6, 7; Grand Central St N, R, Q; 42nd St. - 7th Avenue Railroad: Long Island Railroad; Long Island and Queens Metro-North; Westchester, Putnam & Connecticut New Jersey Transit; New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-221-0144
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Description
Kellari Taverna is located in the heart of New York City, three blocks from Grand Central Station, Times Square and the Theater District. The dining room decor evokes a subterranean wine cellar designed with contemporary elegance. Kellari features the traditional Greek taverna specialties, such as grilled whole fish, prime chops and meats, and an eclectic selection of contemporary Hellenic savory appetizers ("mezedes") created by our Corporate Executive Chef, Gregory Zapantis. Our menu also features a variety of Greek cheeses, baked or flamed 'Saganaki' style, as well as a selection of Raw and Marinated seafood. The Kellari dessert menu includes innovative specialties such mastiha pudding and warm sokolata with halva ice cream as as well as traditional favorites such as Baklava and Galaktoboureko. Kellari Taverna offers an extensive international wine list featuring the largest selection of Greek wines available in any U.S. restaurant. About 24 wines are available by-the-glass.
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