Enable JavaScript to run this app.
Skip to Main Content
OpenTable logo
  1. Home
  2. United States
  3. New York / Tri-State Area
  4. Manhattan
  5. Upper East Side
Korali, New York, NY

Korali

4.6
4.6
1112 Reviews
$31 to $50
Greek
New Greek Seafood Restaurant on the Upper East Side!

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 16 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Greek, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 11:30 am–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (646) 964-5470

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Neighborhood

    Upper East Side

  • Cross street

    93rd Street and 3rd Avenue

  • Parking details

    Meter parking on the street. Parking is free after 7PM.

  • Public transit

    5 and 6 stops on 86 and 96 streets

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

What 1,112 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Manhattan

    Greek

Sort by

Filters

  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So delicious and very lovely atmosphere
  2. N

    Norm

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday — always good service and food
  3. KG

    KarynG

    New York Area

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food at Korali is consistently fresh and delicious. We shared a greek salad, octopus, branzino and broccoli - all perfectly prepared.
  4. MS

    MadelineS

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    The space is lovely and the food was delicious. Unfortunately, there was an issue with flies (even though we sat inside) that was disruptive throughout the meal. We never received one of our appetizers, but it was also not included on the bill so it seems like it just wasn’t added to the ticket. Overall, the food was so good I’ll still plan to go back again despite the issues.
  5. r

    rana

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food is consistently good. Never had a dish that we did not enjoy throughout the times we dined at Korali. Quality food restaurant.
  6. ML

    MarinaL

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Korali was my favorite Greek restaurant until last night. Their menu is not the same as it was before. My favorite dishes are gone. The biggest disappointment is how not flexible the place became. We ask for the fish to be pan-seared, they only do grilled according to the waitress. She claimed that she asked the chef but I doubt it. If you can do it for one kind of fish why can’t you do for the other???? We didn’t have the same experience as we did over the years, the food wasn’t as good, the service can really be better. My friend is Green and always enjoyed chatting with Greek waiters before. No one was Greek there last night.
  7. c

    chrystelle

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Awesome food and the serveurs were excellent and polite
  8. AK

    AnnK

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful ambiance, food and service! Lucky to have this great restaurant in the neighbourhood!
  9. o

    omsmom

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, great ambience. Wait staff cannot do enough for you. We’ve left happy every time we go! I’ve been there for intimate dinners and group dinners and it’s always a great experience.
  10. IC

    IkeC

    New York Area

    101 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    101 reviews

    Dined on July 13, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Consistently good neighborhood eatery. Standouts are the humus, grilled branzino and baklava.
  11. BK

    BettyK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food was wonderful. Family from SFo loved it. There was a screaming table of 10 mostly men near us which was the only negative of the evening.
  12. MM

    MM64

    Chicago

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Appetizers were good. We had the spread sampler and the grilled Octopus. Entrees were good as well. One guest ordered the Brazino which was a little dry from being overcooked, otherwise the other entrees were very good. Prices were a little steep but it is NYC.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful waiter!
  14. PM

    PMDS

    New York Area

    88 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    88 reviews

    Dined on July 6, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great menu, tasty food, nice staff. The outside shed is pleasant
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    15 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on July 5, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Excellent food !!! Good ambiance.. expensive .
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall1food5service1ambience5
    Terrible service with the exception of the busses who was amazing
  17. D

    Docdub

    New York Area

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very pleasant environment, excellent food , pleasant greeting and fine service. Our go to Greek restaurant.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food & fabulous service.
  19. S

    Step

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent food and don’t mind paying the high prices because it was plentiful and tasty! Would definitely return.
  20. S

    Sybil

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Yesterday, four of us had an excellent light lunch at Korali, sharing meze. I only wish we had had more time and appetite to sample the main dishes as well. Everything we had was good: the taramosalata, the cheese cigars (with their drizzle of honey), the Korali chips (thin and crisp), the spanakopita (nice balance between the cheese and spinach), the octopus (tender and tasty), the Greek salad. (my personal preference would be for more olives and feta, but otherwise it was just right). Although 93rd and Third is far from my usual Manhattan 'haunting grounds' it may be worth a special trip another time to try other items on the menu. As an afficionado of Greek food, I know how very difficult it is to find a good Greek taverna, so based on this experience I would highly recommend Korali. The environment is charming, by the way. (There were few customers at lunch, being summer, so the noise was minimal. One of our group lives in the area and said it is much livelier at night, and noisier. )
  21. RM

    RMA300

    New York Area

    61 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on June 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    At all levels the food, beverage, service, and atmosphere all well done.
  22. MM

    MatthewM

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was great and the server was also great. The ipad menu was a nice touch as well. Great job to the whole staff I will be back.
  23. JM

    JoyM

    New York Area

    97 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    97 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food was so delicious and very fresh!! Our server was very good and steered us to the perfect meal selections!!
  24. ED

    EileenD

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always good food and service, a reliable neighborhood restaurant
  25. MN

    MerylN

    San Francisco

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Beautifully prepared delicious Greek Cuisine. The Bronzino was prepared perfectly. Very nice vegetarian Mousaka. Shrimp & Scallop kabob could have been cooked a bit longer and be seasoned more. The restaurant was not that busy, but servers were off. We asked for pita bread 3x. We finally got it when we had finished eating, but that too was delicious, it was prepared with a mix of oil and oregano. We ate outdoors.
  26. DO

    DanielO

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and ambiance
  27. D

    Docdub

    New York Area

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    We ate outside but the indoor ambience is always very pleasant. Greeted warmly and our waiter was excellent. Competent, friendly and very pleasant.
  28. CG

    ChrisG

    New York Area

    113 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    113 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    A neighborhood favorite. Delicious choices, great service and bright, pleasant atmosphere. Indoor or outdoor choices. We like to bring friends here for a special dinner.
  29. ER

    ERod

    New York Area

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We always overload the delicious appetizers and then look to the delightfully light and fragrant seafood.
  30. DS

    DavidS

    New York Area

    38 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Korali has become our "go-to" Greek restaurant in Manhattan. We love the entire menu, and the staff is outstanding. Last night we had salads, and one of us had octopus on top of the salad - just great food, and great value too. And the Negronis are out of this world! We will be coming back, and hope others try this wonderful place.
  31. l

    lensdec

    New York Area

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, good service.ALWAYS
  32. RG

    RickG

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Great middle-eastern food and owner is always very friendly.
  33. JM

    JoyM

    New York Area

    98 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    98 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service & food in a beautiful dining area! Outside seating is set up nice also!
  34. c

    cdknewyork19

    New York Area

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Very reliable for good quality food, great service and a very nice atmosphere.
  35. L

    Lisagregg

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Food and service were quite good. Ordered lamb chops medium well and they came out medium rare, but were tasty. Overall, a nice spot, but feel there prices are a bit exorbitant given the caliber of the restaurant.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was delicious!
  37. C

    ritaC

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    We were outside so the noise level was high, but that didn't distract for the delicious food.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good wine recommendation. Tasty food. And most importantly, my usual table is always available for me 🥰
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a selection of apps and everything was so tasty. Service was friendly and the space is lovely
  40. JB

    JoyceB

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding food, fresh and delicious and great service.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated
    • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
    • Staff temperature check required

FAQs

Korali does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now, Postmates and Uber Eats. Korali also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (646) 964-5470.

Korali is rated 4.6 stars by 1112 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 16 times today
Google Map for Korali

1662 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Additional information

  • Cross street

    93rd Street and 3rd Avenue

  • Neighborhood

    Upper East Side

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 11:30 am–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Greek, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Meter parking on the street. Parking is free after 7PM.

  • Public transit

    5 and 6 stops on 86 and 96 streets

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Copyright © 2022 OpenTable, Inc. 1 Montgomery St Ste 700, San Francisco CA 94104 - All rights reserved.
OpenTable is part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Booking LogoPriceline LogoKAYAK LogoAgoda LogoRentalcars LogoOpenTable Logo