Estiatorio Milos – Midtown New York

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Seafood
With a commitment to the freshest, most flavorful fish, flown in daily from the Greek islands and featured in its open fish market, Milos offers a dining experience based on the simplicity and sincerity of the Mediterranean diet. The restaurant's airy, elegant setting is enhanced with a variety of private dining rooms. Founder and chef Costas Spiliadis continues the standard of excellence and hospitality he began in Montreal, where he opened the original Milos.

Patrons can choose their fish from an abundant market display and watch it swiftly grilled in the open kitchen.

The menu is a la carte, with a popular $32 lunch prix fixe, $49 pre-theater menu, and $49 late night menu.
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Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Just half a block from the Thanksgiving Day Parade on 6th Avenue, Milos is the ideal location for a family meal on Thanksgiving Day. We will be open with an a la carte menu, accented with a special family-style, large lobster pasta Athenian-style, sold by the pound. Join us!

Thursday, November 28, 2019

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New York Area
50 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Basically, you come here for the fish. The appetizers are good, the side dishes less so. The fish is excellent and the prices are high. We ordered two fish for a party of five. We had also ordered the Milos special appetizer of dips, which was tasty, and the Greek salad, which was fresh and OK. We also had one order of sardines, a side order of mushrooms and a side order of fried potatoes (really thick cut French fries). The result: Wayyyy too much food. Could have done without at least the special appetizer. Given the prices, the side of fried potatoes seemed very small; would not order them again. But you don't come here for the sides. You come for the fresh fish and that was very good indeed.

e
New England
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food5service5ambience4

check in was weak at best! waited an hour for our table, food and service excellent as always but won't be rushing back to that location tho, no need to deal with a smug punk front desk!!!!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food very good... not awesome. Prices are over the top!

l
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We all had the $40 prixe fixe pre-Theater dinner. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

I had the best Appetizer selection, which consisted of small bites from the raw bar, including a clam, oyster, Tuna Sashimi, Barrada (?) and Salmon Tartare. For dinner, there were two large Broiled Shrimp over marinated cabbage. Dessert was an Almond Cake with Lavender Ice Cream.

The portions are small but there is wonderful crusty bread as well. They have a giant Wine list, as well.

This is a Greek restaurant and the ladies ordered the Mezze combination appetizer and we tasted the Hummus which was very good.

TM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly an awesome experience. Fish lovers MUST visit! Service was personal, immediate and professional. I will definitely return.

j
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant, wonderful service and great food.

B
Toronto
42 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome night. Jimmy, your choice of fish was over the top. Great night!

PR
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The fish is spectacular. Perfectly prepared and presented.
Very nice wine selection.
Expenses- but worth it for a perfect dinner.

SM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gréât expérience there on Fri. Thanks for everything and visit again soon.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Was good except for the males hostess when arriving

OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food1service3ambience2

The three fish We requested were overcoocked and the kitchen was already closed than I coudn’t eat and my two friends ate so as not do get hungry. it was not kind and the price was high.

F
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent food, service and value we always enjoy dining there.

e
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

fish filet was dry
octopus salad was unevenly tepid

WT
New York Area
100 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Tuna burger didn’t taste at all like tuna.

ED
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The food was beautiful and the service was good-just has more of a snobby vibe which was disappointing. This was my second time dining here and it was good but for the price, a bit more warmth from the staff would have been nice.

OT
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, as always! And our server, Anna, was spectacular and on point! She’s the best! We look forward to returning soon!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

They ran out of calamari , which was the dish that I went to the restaurant for. Disappointing

C
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant. Menu is a bit difficult in regards to the market place per pound pricing on some items. Our table of four enjoyed the appetizers and the entrees we ordered but the desserts were only okay.

F
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ITALIAN WAITER has been the best! I live in NY and I decided to come to Milos because everyone told me that the fish is great, but I really appreciate the Italian waiter that served us and choose for us two beautiful lobsters!

Absolutely recommended, and ask for the Italian guy: nice, respectful, funny, well-organized.

F

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall4food2service4ambience4

We love Milos.
Very busy my Friday lunch.
Food was cold.

EB
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous restaurant. Went after the theater with my sister in law, an out of towner, and happy I did. The wait staff could not have been more attentive. We both had the $49 set menu available after 9:30, with grilled octopus and crab cake to start, very generously portioned, a Greek salad beautifully presented and for the main course, had the salmon, which had a wonderful flavor, but was a touch overdone. All in all, this NYC dining experience was fabulous. Rated five stars in all categories.

OT
Detroit
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Service could be improved - it didn’t match it’s reputation. Service was a sloppy and rushed.

L
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The food was outrageously good, but the staff runs the place like a factory. The front desk had the “we don’t need your business” attitude. The wait staff seemed to be incentivized to move you along as quickly as possible so the next group could be seated. Excellent food, bad attitude.

A
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience2

We were seated upstairs for a business lunch, where there was quite a bit of echo. The food was excellent as always, but it seemed like the kitchen and/or staff had too much on their hands, as the meal was slow to arrive and the breaks between courses was very long (total of nearly two hours for a table d'hôte lunch). Most of us had to skip coffee as we had other engagements to run off to.

I would certainly return, but would request not to be seated upstairs where the acoustics aren't very good, and may avoid the table d'hôte given it could be a 1.5 hour commitment!

Thanks!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was excellent, table service excellent, loved “shopping” for our fish! The downer was that although we had reservations which we were asked repeatedly to confirm, when we arrived at the restaurant at the designated time, we had to wait almost a half hour for our table...put my husband’s teeth on edge, which was not the best way to begin an anniversary dinner date!

F
Atlantic City
15 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We have dined at Milos previously and enjoyed it but today we were rushed thru the meal. The wait staff attempted to remove plates before we were finished . When we check in they ask if we had a show to attend and we said no so why the rush? We will think twice about a return visit.

HE
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service both outstanding. Staff very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend this restaurant and cannot wait until my next visit!

CR
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My dad and I had dinner here as the last stop of our New York trip. The staff was so nice and service was excellent. The food was fresh and perfect. Coming to Estiatorio Milos was the perfect end to an unforgettable trip!

CW
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall3food1service4ambience4

The waiting staff were great but the food was hugely disappointing. Many of the items we picked off the menu were not available (it would have been helpful if we had been told what was available when we sat down to avoid wasting time choosing a number of times only to be told it was unavailable). When the food did come the quality of it was hugely disappointing and in no way justified the price

w
London
84 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We have enjoyed this restaurant many times. Food, service and ambiance are great. Their prix fixe lunch is an exceptional value. We hope to be able to visit again-soon.

k
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great meal but the place is too noisy to enjoy conversation with your friends.

JH
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top notch dining experience! Helpful waitstaff and unbelievable food!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very professional

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent !

SK
Houston
18 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Beautiful ambiance and lively atmosphere. We ordered from the pre theater menu and there was a fairly good number of options to choose from. The food was very good and portion sizes were generous. The service was very attentive and friendly. The pre theater menu was a very good value, especially considering it’s NYC.

T
Indiana
10 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall1food5service1ambience5

I was excited to try this restaurant. We were a party of 6. Most wanted the Prefix dinner as we had a show to attend. The servers rushed us and in my opinion had an " air of superiority ". I had wanted to order off the menu. The waiter said he would be creative. Instead he served me different versions of what my friends had despite my stated wishes. My portion of the main course of sea bream($91.00) was smaller than the prefix porion of the same fish and was full of bones. It was my strong opinion that we were rushed by the staff and no real effort was given to our entire table. I was very dissatisfied despite the beautiful setting.

PD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Expensive but good

JR
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best lunch I have had in theater district.a first class restaurant

h
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

After theater meal and service were poor. We have eaten here many times before but this evening was extremely disappointing. Expected more from Milos!

OT
New England
6 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Milo's is always terrific and while expensive, it's worth it.