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Snack Taverna
Snack Taverna

Snack Taverna Details

  • Dining Style: Home Style
  • Website: http://snacktaverna.com
  • Email: dionisios@snacktaverna.com
  • Phone: (212) 929-3499
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Monday-Friday 7:15am-11:30 am
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Snack Taverna offers a full line of catering direct form our delivery and restaurant menus. We can also tailor an event to your specific needs.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 7th Avenue, Morton and Bedford
  • Public Transit: Take the Red Line 1, 2 or 3 train to either Christopher St (4 blocks down 7th ave.) or Houston St (4 blocks up 7th ave.). We are located on the corner of 7th avenue and Bedford. The Blue Line A, E and C or Orange Line F, V, B or D stop to West 4th street. Cross Bleeker to 7th avenue and then continue down 7th avenue 3 blocks to Bedford.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: There is plenty of street parking as well as a parking garage across the street.
A word from Snack Taverna
Serving soulful Greek food carefully blended with a West Village vibe, Snack Taverna is a warm and welcoming space that features high tin ceilings, exposed brick walls and oversized windows. Since opening in 2003, Honest, good food and friendly, professional service have defined the “ethos” of our restaurant.

Our kitchen serves up a bold flavored mix of traditional, home-style and modern interpretative Greek cooking throughout the day.

The beverage program consists of hard to find artisanal Greek wines as well as a list of seasonally inspired cocktails .
Snack Taverna seats up to 45 guests comfortably and 4 at the bar.

We welcome private events and off-site catering.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreek
Diner Reviews
  • "We go every year for our anniversary. This was our first date spot. Food and service still remain great. We always recommend this neighborhood gem. Thanks again snack taverna team for making this a special night!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Add brunch as another notable Snack Taverna feature. Of course Mimosas and Bloody Marys are available but the restaurant's unique take on egg dishes Greek style can not be found anywhere in NYC. In addition there are other choices that are not found on the usual Brunch menu. See for yourself."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "A very nice restaurant but extremely loud the evening we were there, which made it very unpleasant. Don't expect to carry on any conversation."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Food was mediocre and service was not good. Drinks also were not very good."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Every time we go there we are not disappointed. The food is so good ! Everyday some new special even better. Everything great about it ! Love the place. Our "cantine" in French, where you love to go !"
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "Very charming neighborhood spot with delicious food and friendly service."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Snack Taverna on Bedford St. is very special. The Greek specialties are some of the best in NYC - especially the Greek Salad and the Taramosalata. Both are a must."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "We selected Snack Taverna because it was near the Barrow Street theater. It turned out to be a wonderful choice. The wait staff was very professional and efficient. Food was excellent and unique for a neighborhood place. Highly recommend this charming and tasteful restaurant."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "I grew up in NYC and never knew about this place. It has a strange entrance and you might be told to walk up to the third floor to what looks like a private residence. The place is on multiple levels and is a nod to old NY as it is charming and British pub like. He had the coolest waiter. I loved that they only serve double buttered spuds and no fries."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "This is a lovely restaurant with a charming atmosphere, tucked away on Bedford -- the best of the city while feeling slightly removed from it. The food is exceptional; everything tastes very fresh and thoughtfully prepared. The fava (yellow split pea puree) may not sound sexy but it's fantastically delicious, the beet salad is wonderful, and the saganki is the best kind of comfort food -- but you probably don't need me to tell you fried cheese is good. Veal meatballs also heavenly. The service is enthusiastic, sweet, and sometimes slightly amateur (very attentive but then you need to request pita or another round more than once, for instance), but in a charming neighborhood-y kind of way."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "Our waiter was fantastic and really explained all of the menu items to us and we never felt rushed. The food was delicious."
    Dined on 1/28/2014
  • "Just loved Snack Tavern as did my friends. Tastiest Baklava I ever enjoyed, yummy lamb burger w smooth cheese, veal meatballs delicious, also best grape leaves ever. Loved the meze dips especially the caviar. Had a lovely chicken soup infused w lemon. I found the flavors wonderfully subtle & not overdone. Warm & friendly service. A gem!"
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "I love Snack Taverna, have been here many times.food is wonderful, service and ambience great. Wish it weren't so noisy but noise is manageable."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "a find in the Greenwich Village area. Charming, bistro-like small space where everything gleams. high quality fare and interesting Greek wine list with super friendly, knowledgeable waiters who are also very attentive to your needs. we will return."
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "We had a terrific meal here Christmas Eve looking for a light supper. We enjoyed super tasty Saganaki, Melitzanosalata (eggplant salad), and Horta followed by a moist rosemary chicken, the best veal meatballs ever and zucchini fritters. Tried a nice wine by the glass, a pinot gris-- from Greece as are most of the wines. The service was stellar, attentive and friendly but not intrusive. When we plowed through the pita, they brought extra. Pleasant decor and comfortable setting. After all the holiday music everywhere, it was so nice to have mellow jazz and other background music to set the mood. We highly recommend Snack Taverna."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Our first and definitely not our last dining experience at Snack Taverna was a great success. The entire wait staff was friendly and very helpful in explaining the menu and recommending dishes. The food was delicious and beautifully plated. The appetizer of baked feta was a treat, the Greek salad was a wonderful mix of chopped tomatoes, onions and cucumber with feta , all very fresh and tossed in a light olive oil dressing. Our main courses were equally delicious and fairly priced for the ingredients and portion size. We met some friends from out of town here and they loved the restaurant as well. Though small, the restaurant is decorated to make. you feel as if you are sitting in a small taverna in Greece, very warm and welcoming"
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "I recently started working near Snack Taverna, and always looking for a great new place to meet friends or colleagues for breakfast or lunch. Met a friend a month ago for breakfast and had the lamb & eggs, which may be one of the best breakfast or brunch dishes ever. Savory, spicy, lamb-y goodness. Then came with my daughter for lunch--tsatsiki is cuke and garlic heaven. Great grilled vegetables and the lamb burger among the best I've ever had. Very attentive service. Was mostly empty between noon & 1pm on a pre-Xmas Friday but I imagine it's hopping evenings."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Went for a Christmas luncheon and Snack was perfect. Low key and very comfortable. Food was excellent and service just righ"
    Dined on 12/12/2013
  • "Always delicious food in a casual, warm, friendly atmosphere. What more could anyone want?"
    Dined on 11/24/2013
  • "Snack Taverna has delicious food, prepared expertly; service is first rate, and our waiter guided us through the menu. The ambience is that of a Greek country tavern, will go back again and again"
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "Came here Saturday night for the first time, but it won't be the last. Great cozy neighborhood gem with terrific drinks, food and wine. Warm and friendly service. Everything we ate was delicious! I highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "Gourmet take on Greek cuisine, and already excellent menu is still getting better."
    Dined on 11/7/2013
  • "Hearty and delicious Greek food, excellent service, and reasonable prices."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "I went with a group of 4 and we shared all of our plates. We loved everything we had but highly recommend the Atlantic Cod and the Veal Meatballs. Our server was incredibly nice and helpful. He made the night."
    Dined on 10/28/2013
  • "Four of us had a really nice meal and experience at Snack Taverna. Good food, nice service, tasty wine. The only negative: we were sitting at a table in the middle of the (tiny) restaurant, and felt slightly crowded; the servers had a hard time getting around us. A pretty minor thing. Small plates are perfect for sharing."
    Dined on 10/22/2013
  • "I love this spot - terrific Greek food, good greek wine, reasonably priced and very low-key. My husband and parents and I ate here on a Sunday night recently, we shared a bunch of food, had a few glasses of wine, and felt well take care of and welcome. Living in the West Village, some of my favorite local spots have closed, and this is a place that consistently offers great meals and service. Very happy with our choice, and tempted to go back again this week for more greek Chardonnay and fish....."
    Dined on 10/20/2013
  • "Our experience was very average. The service was over confident bordering on arrogant and when the food came out we didn't understand the attitude. Small plates are small. The Lamb was the best dish we had. Salads were above average. Drinks were pretty much soda with a splash of liquor (way overpriced). We did not stay for dessert. I had high hopes but there are too many other awesome Greek places to return to this one IMHO."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "I absolutely love this place! The service is amazing! They are so friendly and laid back. They let you take your time and enjoy your meal. The food is so perfect and the restaurant is super charming. I'm kind of obsessed!"
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "My only complaint about Snack is that the mid-sized dishes should be a bit bigger. This is food to share."
    Dined on 8/14/2013