Avra Estiatorio on 48th

4.7
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Seafood
Avra Estiatorio on 48th is a restaurant that transports you to the Greece of your imagination. The sky is vivid blue and the air is drenched with sunlight and the aroma of freshly caught fish grilling over an open fire.
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.5
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4.4
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4.1
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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San Francisco
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere on a Wednesday night as Avra was quite busy. My wife and I enjoyed another wonderful evening at Avra. The food was outstanding - the branzino was terrific as was the Greek salad!! The service was great and our waiter, Thanatos, was also very, very good. Hopefully, we get back to Avra real soon for another special evening!!

RS
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

EVERYONE IS SO VERY ACCOMMODATING AND THE FOOD IS VERY GOOD.

k
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Very good food. Nice crowd. Friendly service. Lunch menu was a nice variety. Very nice time. We were well taken care of.

I
Chicago
34 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came in late to the Lexington & the reception recommended it . It was simply perfect. Right across the street . The staff was great the service was exceptional. The food was amazing from the octopus appetizer to the lobster spaghetti, lambchops to the lava cake and olive oil cake they all paired well with the sea smoke Pinot Noir..which is extremely hard to find. Thank you we had an amazing1st night dinner in NY. 💙

M
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you want the freshest ingredients comprising you particular dish, go eat at Avra. The menu is extensive... the portions generous, and the service 5 star.

r
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food

k
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great place, great food and great service! nick, the manager even sent us dessert as we were new clients which was such a nice touch. we will def be regulars.

B
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always enjoy my dining experience at Avra, it never disappoints.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

It was Valentines Day, so I would imagine things were a little more hectic than usual. I would like to try it again on a more “normal” evening. But it was very enjoyable.

M
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding, simply fresh. dessert was equally amazing. The Tao group knows how to
Present a Michelin star quality experience.

D
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service!

BB
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Overall , my favorite spot for lunch and pre-theatre dinner!

A
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Tasty and authentic. Very enjoyable.

Greek yogurt for dessert was perhaps best I have ever had.

SG
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I was at Avra twice this week, it was filled and lively (even on a Monday night) the food is consistently very good! Fish and octopus have great preparations. I’ve been going there since it first opened and it never disappoints!

c
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is probably the fifth time I come to Avra. It is a very good Greek restaurant with many food options and decent pricing. Would like to see more lunch options and less noise with local band.

OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Please don't forget the olives in a martini. We had to remind the waiter a couple of times. Otherwise the food was wonderful.

n
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fish and greek salad were wonderful. highly recommend!

TO
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Beside the food been as good as it was, the service was also outstanding. Highly recommend it.

IH
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The restaurant was in general very good, food, ambiance, service was very good, but we found the prices a bit expensive,

RR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waiter went the extra mile to help us select from the fresh seafood! The food is always excellent.

D
Philadelphia
42 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is a very high energy restaurant, the food and service were fantastic and it is centrally located so ery convenient to Times Square.

M
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food, particularly the Greek specialties and seafood, is very good. Flavorful and presented well. Service is very competent. As the evening progresses, the restaurant tends to get very crowed and noisy. On a Tuesday evening, arrived for a 6:15 reservation and was seated immediately with a choice of tables. By 8 pm every table was occupied and there was a crowd at the door waiting for tables. Definitely not a place for a romantic dinner or a business meeting, but fun - especially with a group.

MK
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The BEST food in.New York!

CL
Washington DC
32 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious meal and attentive knowledgeable service!

RW
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We asked for a quiet table and were seated near the bar. The rest of the space seemed more lively. The service was excellent and everything from a simple mixed green salad and the fresh fish through the molten chocolate cake was delicious! I would definitely go again.

LA
Columbus
9 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was knowledgeable , and lovely

AS
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Wife’s 60th birthday. They never mentioned it. We felt very rushed, and the food was just ok, and not inexpensive.

s
New York Area
142 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great langoustines. Always excellent seafood. Wonderful dessert

g
New York Area
98 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

awesome food and great lunch. the fries were delicious

H
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Our meal was good but not as great as past experiences at Avra- it was very hectic and loud, my food arrived cold, and the quality of the food was not as high as prior times we have been there. Please return to making sure you only serve top quality!

L
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Despite the fact I had a reaervation and wished to be seated, the (male) host instructed me to wait and it took 10 minutes to discover my friend was already sitting at our table. It was unprofessional. The food is quite pricey; you would expect a higher level of service. I have been before but will think again before returning.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my daughter there for her birthday. We split the Greek Salad and octopus for appetizers. She had the Lamb Chops and I had Dorado. Topped off with Greek Yogurt for dessert. Very nice time.

RO
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Antonia was a wonderful server! Tuna Tartare is my favorite. Great wine selection too.

GV
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

One of the best Mediterranean options in NYC
Spectacular Sword Fish
Fig ice cream is a must

AS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been going there since they opened and are never disappointed

B
New York Area
137 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The beet salad and grilled octopus were outstanding. I had the pasta lobster in red sauce and it was Amazing!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super loud but good food

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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OT
New England
19 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Typical NYC restaurant where the tables are too close together and you feel like you're sitting with the people next to you. Food was definitely above average, but the service was invisible most of the night. They missed the opportunity to sell more drinks and desert....

OT
Indiana
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you want an incredible meal every single time, eat here. With a million options around Avra will always shine as one of the best places to spend happy time.