Thalassa
Thalassa

Thalassa

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thalassanyc.com/
  • Phone: (212) 941-7661
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Greenwich and Hudson Street
  • Public Transit: 1 Train to Franklin Street A, C, E to Canal Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Icon parking at 350 Greenwich st. between Franklin and North Moore St. (after 4PM) Validate ticket with hostess $10 tax included.
A word from Thalassa
Contemporary Mediterranean Seafood Restaurant with rare Greek wines and hard to get boutique worldly wine list.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreek
Thalassa reviews from OpenTable diners
77 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (45)romantic (43)fit for foodies (42)neighborhood gem (31)good for groups (26)notable wine list (22)hot spot (8)vibrant bar scene (7)late-night find (4)great for brunch (3)great for lunch (3)scenic view (2)great for outdoor dining (1)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • This place is not to be missed
    Birthday2013
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Knowledgeable staff, expertly prepared dishes, warm & inviting atmosphere
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dineloverVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We had a wonderful dinner at Thalassa, we recommend this restaurant to anyone in love for Mediterranean cuisine. Very affordable prices. We will come back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Fabulous dinner
    WoodmomVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Everything was delicious. Beautiful restaurant and nice roomy tables. Loved everything about this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent all-around
    R2R2
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The restaurant did a great job for a party of seven. The service was gracious and efficient. The food was uniformly excellent. Tables are well-spaced and the ambiance is quite nice. Solid wne list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great ambience & service, Poor Food
    Knapo
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    The Ambience and the service are great but coming from Europe I can guarantee that that's not Greek food. Very poor taste, frozen fish etc. The girl that served us gave us some desert and dessert wine free of charge and she was lovely, but the food was disappointing.
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  • Good for groups
    ilona
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    We celebrated a birthday here the other day, and it was quite fun. The ambiance is very nice here, and the waiters were very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    acoh
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    I've been living in Tribeca for a while and had yet to try this restaurant. The food was outstanding and ambiance chic and fun. The best octopus I've had in a long time!! The restaurant has rather large portions, especially for food of this caliber.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our favorites
    lmpdiner
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    This wonderful Greek restaurant in tribecca is a find. We have been going here for two years now! We even had our daughter's wedding there - which was perfect! Highly recommended! The service is always attentive. The ambience is very nice! And the food and drink first rate! We go back there several times every year!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Great great great overall
    Anthonypaint
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Took my wife , it was especially special in that the food was not our typical ( Italian , Spanish , etc etc) , this food was great. Freshest ingredients as well. Wonderful area. Wonderful staff !! Can't wait to go back
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    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Greek restaurant
    RelcoVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    We eat often at Thalassa since trying it during restaurant week some years ago. Always wonderful and fresh. The service is excellent. There is an extensive menu of delicious small plates, appetizers all the way through main courses, desserts, and an excellent 3 course prix fix menu. They also offer a full bar along with signature cocktails. And, you can actually have a conversation at the table without raising your voice and shouting. The noise level is lively, but low and there is live music on some of the evenings.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great evening
    sandy
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    fantastic food; well served; excellent staff at all levels.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • enjoyable time
    David
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    It's my second time to the restaurant and I decided to invite another couple. Happily the experience lived up to my previous encounter. Its a pretty restaurant where the tables are adequately separated giving everyone privacy and best of all the food and service were excellent. The food specializes in seafood and most of my party ordered Langoustines and very large and tasty shrimp from South Africa. no one was disappointed with their meal. I highly recommend it but it is slightly pricey and street parking can be tough.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terribly disappointing
    Katelovesfood
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Puzzled by the great reviews. Prices are quite high, but the food was mediocre at best: seared scallops were overcooked and rubbery, turbo fillet was thin and dry, red snapper fillet was just meh. Server poured 2 full glasses of our wine w/out first offering us a taste from the bottle, even though I mentioned that it was a Greek wine with which we were unfamiliar. Despite my notes on the res and phone call to confirm, there was no acknowledgment whatsoever that our dinner was to celebrate my husband's 50th. Failed on the little details in addition to failing on the food. Would not return nor would I recommend.
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  • great again
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    great seafood. service wonderful. waiter brought dessert wine on the house.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Meal
    dandines
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Great meal, nice ambiance and impeccable service. Food was fresh and presented pleasantly. A great value for the price. We would highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An amazing evening.
    Dimitri
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    A special occasion in a special restaurant. We enjoyed everything in Thalassa.Thank you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Meal of 2014
    Riddler
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Best meal we had all year and we eat out about 3 times a week!! The Octopus Appetizer was by far the best Octopus I ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exquisite and lovely
    KarenA64
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    My friend arrived early and texted me "wow!" The interior is large, open, lovely and warm. The service was both highly officiant but friendly and considerate -- I loved all the bits of free tastes. The food was in the Greek seafood tradition but elevated without being fussy. We loved it all!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Excellent
    RobertVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Consistently excellent and great service, comfortable surroundings
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful!
    OU812
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Wonderful experience. Wonderful food! Wonderful atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot
    Ladyny
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I went to Thalassa for a business dinner . Love the apertizers especially the fish tacos . Great wine list . Our server was very attentive ! Will defiantly be back!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellet
    luv2dine
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    I visit this restaurant quite often - It never fails to impress. It's my go to spot for visiting guests and they are always extremely impressed. Can't come here without ordering their Scallops and Octopus. They are to die for. They also had new fish tacos that were phenomenal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Very disappointed. Must have changed owners because seafood quality was bad and service poor. Will give it one more chance and then it's over.
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  • Our 30th Wedding Anniversary
    Natasha
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    A perfect evening! Attentive service~ Excellent cuisine~ Beautiful décor~
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Understated excellence
    PimientaVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Thalassa gets a lot of points for getting all the little things right. It's has beautiful spaces -- particularly the bar area when the windows are open to see the lovely garden in front. Particularly impressed that they light the candles at tables downstairs even when no one is dining there. Food was terrific, starting with the quinoa bread with olive oil, a seafood bisque and swordfish with cannellini and asparagus. Baklava is delicious and plenty big enough for two. And the service is prompt and unobtrusive. All in all, a fine evening out.U
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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  • special occasion
    sandy
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    gathered seven relatives together -- all picky eaters. everyone loved it. now, that's an accomplishment.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • thanks thalassa
    raquelleVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Our second visit to this restaurant. Delicious food, excellent service and unusually generous with customers - complimentary dips, amuse bouche, petits fours, dessert wine and a goodie bag to boot!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • really liked this place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    top notch service. excellent food. several nice touches: complementary fried zucchini tasting. great bread, olives, etc to start
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 10/10
    Jonathan
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The food was delicious, the wine list impressive, the service great. The decor was kind of cheesy and over the top but that really had little bearing on the overall experience. Would definitely recommend this place to others.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Dinner
    sydbVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    This was our second time at Thalassa and continues to be excellent experience. Service was excellent-- very attentive and helpful and gracious. We had restaurant week menu-- one had lamb chops, one had snapper, one had halibut. Tasty and well presented. Pretty restaurant and would definitely come back here again.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous!
    Tabathav
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Yummy food (especially the deliciously tender grilled octopus)!! Wonderful service! And no one even treated us as peasants for choosing the Restaurant Week menu! Not only did we choose 3 courses each and a bottle of wine, but we were also treated to complementary amuse bouche, petit fours and port at the end of our meal! Overall a fantastic experience...one that I would recommend for Restaurant Week or otherwise!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced Food
    RestaurantExtravaganzaga
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The food was completely overpriced for the portions and quality of food. I was very disappointed.
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great RW choice
    KR155
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I went here for Restaurant Week Summer 2014 and I was pleasantly surprised by the food and service! The food was excellent and I love that they also had a RW wine list by the bottle (cost around $30-35). They also included a nice dessert wine at the end of the meal. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves modern greek food.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Dining at Thalassa
    RandA
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    This was our first time at Thalassa and the food was delicious. Along with the restaurant week menu there was a select wine list option which introduced us to the heady delights of Greek Cab-Sav!My vegetarianism was instantly accommodated with a fabulous entree, and the service throughout the meal was attentive without being overbearing. A really lovely dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome Meal
    HappyDiner
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The food was amazing & the service was great! It took a little longer than the 3 of us would have liked to get our drinks & it was only a little after 6:30pm on a Wed night, so it wasn't crowded, but if that was the one negative take away-that is fine by me.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • Excellent!
    ToniVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Went for restaurant week and they treated extremely well. I live in Tribeca I have been there many times. I'm never disappointed.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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  • expensive but excellent quality
    tulika51
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Considering the restaurant was not full it would have been much better to include the restaurant week menu or the tasting menu on a summer Saturday evening.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I came here with my boyfriend during Restaurant Week and had a lovely time. The ambiance is beautiful with good lighting and nice decor. The fish and vegetables of the day are on display as you walk in so that you can see your fresh options. It was carefully maintained with ice throughout the evening (we were seated near it). We both ordered fish and were quite happy. The Halibut was perfect and I would highly recommend it. I ordered the sea bass, which though good, could have used a bit more vibrant seasoning. Since it was paired with lentils, it overall had a muted flavor to the dish. Excellent kale salad and octopus to start. The service was some of the best I have had in all of NYC. They were friendly, attentive and knowledgeable.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What happened?
    Leone
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Great ambiance-excellent staff-mediocre food. The tasteless fish was boiled , not baked and it sat on a bed of boiled lentils with no oil or spices. What happened?
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  • Restaurant week at Thalassa
    marinakVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We went there for restaurant week and whatever we ordered form a special menu was excellent. Octopus salad, kale salad, halibut fish was very tasty, lamb chops were tender. Desert, we had one of each and both were great. The service was excellent as the atmosphere and ambiance. Wines on a restaurant week menu were very reasonably priced. Definitely recommend this place.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.