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About Ammos Estiatorio

***** SEAFOOD GREEK RESTAURANT ***** Located in the Heart of Midtown, steps away from Grand Central Terminal. Ammos provides upscale, authentic cuisine from various regions of Greece. The menu features a wide array of mezedes and pristinely fresh seafood as well as whole grilled fish. Ammos is the Greek word for "sand" and the restaurant’s airy, open design, light woods and weathered stones conjure the sun-drenched atmosphere of the Greek islands.

52 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York, NY 10017
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Greek, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30am - 4:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday 4:30pm - 11:30pm

Cross Street:
45th street, between Lexington & Madison Ave

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 922-9999

Website:
http://www.ammosnewyork.com/

Catering:
Ammos Estiatorio now delivers. We cater and set up your entire event. Ammos Special Event Coordinator will be very happy to create a unique menu for your event. We also can accommodate up to 125 persons to our restaurant and up to 30 persons to our private “ Mezzanine” Wine Room

Parking Details:
Private Parking, street parking on 45th street and Madison avenue

Public Transit:
4,5,6,7 and Metro North to Grand Central Station
S or 7 from Times Square.

Executive Chef:
Bruno Marino

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:



Happy hour: Sangria, Domestic Beer and House Wine $6 from 3pm to closing.



No Corkage fee on Mondays and Saturdays

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Details
Sun 11:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 11:00PM

Mon - Fri 2:30PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 4:30PM 8:00PM - 10:30PM

Sat 11:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 11:00PM

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Private Dining

Corporate and social affairs.

Ammos Estiatorio Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (47)
Fit for Foodies (42)
Good for Groups (42)
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Notable Wine List (41)
Great for Lunch (41)
Special Occasion (40)
Business Meals (37)
Hot Spot (34)
Vibrant Bar Scene (23)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Romantic (22)
Good for Anniversaries (22)
Authentic (20)
Cozy (19)
Good for a Date (19)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Fun (11)
Healthy (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Worth the Drive (5)
Bar Seating (4)
People Watching (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Casual (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Another fantastic dinner at ammos, held my office Holliday party there, food service were excellent.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Chose this restaurant because it was convenient to grand central. It's overpriced and the food is mediocre, doesn't come close to milos or avra. The worst was we hadn't finished our coffee and desert when the waiter rudely told us wed have to leave?!?! Never in my 30 years in the city has this happened and I will never eat here again!!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

I requested bar area so my friends will be comfortable and happy hour. It was very crowded. Didn't get service right away. And no happy hour during December.

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·Dined 4 days ago

I went here with my boss for lunch. The energetic atmosphere made easy to not be so formal and to top it all, the food was great.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We were looking for a place that had a holiday feel, but not overdone. A place that felt nice but yet casual. This was it - and on top of it, the food was fantastic! All four of us were so very pleased with the drinks, appetizers, entrees and the service. We will definitely be back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Fine food. Good service. A little crowded. That's all I want to say.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Geeta service ! Our waiter was on spot. Wonderful greek food and great greek wine will visit as usual again! Love that close to my office i have such a great restaurant!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

One of the best dining experiences in NYC. Come here for Fresh seafood. The dishes were extremely creative and delicious.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Sat upstairs at the mezzanine. Very beautiful space! And as we were told from outr wiater they host their private events there! Loved the branzino and the lemon potatoes!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Excellent food, grat atmosphere.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Fun and lively Greek restaurant in with an emphasis on seafood. Dimitra was very friendly and helpful.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

This is a fantastic restaurant. It provides first class service and fantastic food at a great price. Normally, restaurants adjacent to transit hubs provide poor service and poor food,. This place is the inversion of this. The Octopus is the best in NYC.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I always go to NYC during the holiday season from the department store light shows and window displays. I also always book a new restaurant to visit usually based on reviews here on Open Table.

Me and significant other did enjoy the restaurant ambiance and Iver the food was good. That being say many other aspects were disappointing. Many of the "flown in daily" Mediterranean fish were not available. Local Oyster selections were also not available. Very disappointing.

The food we did receive was very good but a restaurant should strive to have their full menu available. Many people only visit the city but once or twice a year.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Fabulous fish and giant shrimp Great spinakopita Great fruit salad

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The food and service was great; portions were large and delicious. The grilled octopus was all it was hyped up to be - outstanding!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Best octopus appetizer anywhere in USA. Superb whole fresh fish. Simple elegant and delicious!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Server just pushed too hard and really never did bring desert. I left too big a tip so not going back for a while.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The environment is so lively. I was very content with my Dover sole. Very fresh, it almost melted in my mouth. Have to come back with more people

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The food was absolutely delicious and our waiter was very helpful with ordering. We enjoyed some of their signature dishes such as Seafood Mousaka, garides trahana. Both delicious and unique!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The finest seafood i ever had! Fresh fish that smell ocean water! Traditional greek dishes for every pallad! Ammos by far the best seafood greek restaurant in manhattan!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The best seafood in town. ..definitely i will be back!!! Higly recommended

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Great dinner again, food, service and ambiance was great, even though the place was full, we felt being good taking care of.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Service was great. Place was overall great! For business meetings I highly recommend it!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Had a visit for lunch at ammos! Great options on the pre fix menu which was full of options for every kind of appetite! Great service ! Lovely ambience even though they were extremely busy!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Food was delicious and drinks were yummy! Perfect spot to celebrate our Anniversary!

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

This was our first visit to the new location. The ambiance was great. Food was outstanding.

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The food was good. We had a good waitress who gave us good food recommendations. Halfway through our dinner she disappeared and we had the Maitre d waiting on us. When we asked where our waitresses was he said she was past her curfew. The place was also very slow so perhaps they sent her home. Not comforting after developing rapport. Oh well. The food was good.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

I appreciated the waitress bringing a happy birthday dessert for my girlfriend. Really great experience!!Food was great.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

I went to Ammos the other day for a business lunch around 12:15, both dining room and lounge are were pretty much filled up. I was supersized that they had our table ready. Service was great and my fish of the day was outstanding. Will return!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We are foodies and we discovered the reason why Ammos restaurant has been on the top lists of OT consistently for years and years: The food is outstanding.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

We went to the restaurant to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were treated beautifully by everyone. The food was excellent as was the service

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

The food is so incredibly fresh ! Great service and hospitality. Definitely going back to eat the octopus again

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

The lunch prix fixe is not as great as the other Greek places in the area. I love Ammos for dinner, it’s expensive but worth it. The lunch prix fixe however is too limited and the food tasted like it was made without care. I’d go back and order off the regular menu again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

The food was spectacular! The service was courteous and knowledgeable to both food menu and wine list.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Food was delicious and drinks were yummy! Perfect spot to celebrate your Birthday! Complimentary champagne for me and my guests. Thank you Ammos!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Excellent Greek food. A must if you are in the grand central area.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

A wonderful dining experience. Their Mediterranean snapper was one of the best I've had. Ammos is a real treat for seafood lovers.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

We enjoyed our Lunch at Ammos. Service was impeccable. Our fish was perfectly prepared.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Went back ate upstairs. Again — very good service. There seems to be two restaurants here — upstairs and downstairs. You can get old and die downstairs waiting for service. Upstairs it’s an entirely different and, frankly, terrific experience.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Service was terrible. Waited over an hour for the meal.

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