The Michelin guide promised an elegant setting with white tablecloth and I chose this place in order to celebrate my friend’s birthday. I called in advance to reserve the large booth table I saw in the photo in Michelin guide. When we got to the restaurant we got that table without a white tablecloth and when I asked to put it, one of the managers told me that they don’t have a tablecloth for that table which is obviously not true. We were all very disappointed to seat in the only table in the restaurant without a tablecloth, although we celebrated a special occasion.
Great food! Especially loved the grilled octopus appetizer.
Excellent staff makes all the difference ! Loved it so much we had dinner there 2 nights in a row! Love Molyvos!
Just an overall local gem! Excellent wine, great food and amazing service.
Lovely space, great food and service!
Excellent Greek food, attentive service, extensive menu
Took an hour to get our food . Way too long
Great meal after a long work day! Great ouzo!
Best bet near Carnegie Hall
What a nice surprise. This was recommended by my hotel concierge. Wish I had discovered this before because it is definitely going to be one of our go to places. They were very agreeable to omitting items I couldn’t eat. Server was great. Food was fresh and delicious and well presented. Hummus was delicious and Greek salad was so yummy. Chicken salad was delicious wonderful , too. Not too much noise and nicely lit. This restaurant would be great for a business meeting, social gathering, special occasion or anytime.
Food was excellent, service was fantastic - we had a great time and enjoyed the house specialties!!
As a party of 6, we enjoyed a delicious meal in a lovely place where we could actually hear each other. Wait staff was very competent and not intrusive. Would come back again.
Everything from service to the food was excellent--- we enjoyed their theater pre fixe menu as well.
a bit disappointed. lunch menu does not have much choice. i ordered salmon and it was a very small piece sitting on some beans and eggplant pieces but the price was big. even though the food and service are good but are not worth that price. we had 2 entries and 1 appetizer and it cost us almost $100. will not recommend for lunch.
Everything was wonderful except the crab cakes. We are use to Maryland lump crab cakes so a bit spoiled. Not quite the same.
This is the perfect restaurant for pre-(or post-) City Center dining.
Had Saturday lunch reso for 12:00. Restaurant wouldn’t open doors to let us in until 12:05. We must have caught Molyvos on a terrible day or the chef was absent. Tomato salad with Feta for $20 was terrible. Unripened iced cold tomatoes, Feta crumbled to dust, barely any dressing on the tomatoes. Mini meatballs small plate was cold in center and surrounded by cold sauce that tasted like catsup. The zucchini fritters were completely raw. The stuffed Napa cabbage was passable but the centers were overstuffed with breading and limited meat. Really disappointing for the hype and good reviews. Simple Greek food is so good but not here. The beautiful atmosphere doesn’t save the food.
Another great meal. Molyvos never disappoints.
great thanksgiving dinner. thank you for making our holiday enjoyable.
Everything and everyone was perfect. The flaming cheese appetizer (I used to call it saganaki) drew the attention of the entire restaurant and it was as delicious as it was spectacular. My favorite, the grilled octopus was beautiful and mouthwatering. Just a delightful evening.
Molyvos never disappoints - great food and friendly polished service!
Star of the show was the tsipora fish. Perfectly done and delicious. Starter salads were sized a bit small for sharing. Dessert with phyllo dough wrapped around yogurt, berries and honey was excellent. Service was good, totally tuned in though.
Fantastic! Party of 8 no complaints! Only minor thing was it would have been nice if they noticed we put my mother in laws birthday on the reservation, but waiter quickly brought us a dessert when he found out. Would definitely return.
Tonight was disappointing. The lobster and pasta dish was way overpriced. Hardly any lobster and a strange sauce. One of the less successful entrees I've ordered.
One of the only truly comfortable restaurants in NYC - big and spacious with more room between tables than most other NYC restaurants. Just the right noise level - there is a buzz but quiet enough to converse. Food is delicious. They have an extensive wine list and excellent cocktails.
Wonderful Greek food. And if you are also fortunate to be going to Carnegie Hall or the New York City Center it is really a treat to be able to have a pre-theatre dinner here.
Good for lunch and pre theater and solid greek food
We throughly enjoyed our three course prix fix late lunch. Service was attentive and the food was excellent.
On our second visit to Molyvos, my husband and I had a delightful experience. We were seated nicely at a quiet corner table in the back of the restaurant and had excellent service throughout our dinner. Our Greek wines were good, my butternut squash and spanikopita very good, and my husband’s day scallops were delicious. The highlight of the meal was undoubtedly the Milopita, a delicious phyllo with carmelized apples, golden raisins, and walnuts served with cinnamon ice cream and caramel. Divine! Everything was timely and we departed in good time for our concert at Carnegie Hall. Wonderful.
Very well prepared entrees. Service is lovely. This is our usual stop close to City Center Theater, and Carnegie Hall.
The service, ambiance and food was incredible. I brought some associates from Japan to give them a real 'NYC Restaurant' experience and Molyvos was the perfect choice.
Perfect location for pre Carnegie or City Center performance. Staff knows how to get you out on time.
Lots of choices and delicious dishes.
The service was quite good. The lamb chops were excellent as was the romaine salad and the dessert.
The prix fixe was very good as well.
We arrived on a busy Friday evening about 7:30pm, but suddenly all the theater-goers left and peace, quiet and attentive service descended along with sumptuous food. The star was the pumpkin tahini appetizer, but the moussaka and the special ground lamb version of dolmades was savory and scrumptious. Our server was terrific and the bakalava ice cream sundae was delightful.
Great service and good food. Also, it is a pretty good value in NYC.
Molyvos has a very convenient location. Should be better.
Outstanding service but food needed more flavour. Lobster was a bit fishy tasting
Nice food but quiet and the setting was very business like