Medi Wine Bar & Restaurant

4.6
624 Reviews
$30 and under
Mediterranean
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Situated in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen in New York City,
Medi Wine Bar is an inviting space offering Pan Mediterranean cuisine, a wide selection of wines from the region, combined with unparalleled service.
Medi's rich food menu includes small plates, such as Bites, Mezzes, and Tapas, as well as main plates complimented with some of the best valued wines that the Mediterranean region has to offer. Food ideas are based on the different areas of the Mediterranean cuisine and are presented in simple but creative ways.
Taking advantage of the luxury that NYC has to offer when it comes to fresh produce and food supply, Medi will bring out of its open kitchen a seasonal menu that will include some of the most simple but yet very interesting creations that will fit the concept.
The Space has an Open Kitchen, Large Bar and Dining Area, Outdoors Garden, an
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed Medi a lot! Food was great, the wine reco was also excellent, & the service was impeccable. Will absolutely be going back here again!

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jillb
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding fresh food with great service all around. Highly recommend the grilled seafood platter if you are with two or more people. It is fantastic and grilled to perfection.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance
Great staff
Amazing food

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vipNicoleG
New York Area
66 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed our meal of oysters, bruschetta trio, and bites trio. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive, but the food came out inconsistently. Again the food was very good, but a little salty. That being said, we would definitely, try it again.

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dgre
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Returned after previous good experiences pre-pandemic. Food excellent, service very good. Prices have climbed significantly post-pandemic, so this is more suitable to a special occasion. But still an overall good experience.

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vipJayR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall1food3service3ambience1

There is no A/C on a 90-degree day! We should have been told.

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vipSahilK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time celebrating my birthday at Medi. Staff and food were great and beautiful restaurant. Great brunch!

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vipErajZ
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Good place but a little pricey for average food in NYC

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MrsT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and drinks. Friendly and helpful staff.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Swordfish was so undercooked, it was raw and cold in the center. Kebab had chopped up pieces of leathery rigid bay leaves in it that could have posed a choking hazard. Hummus combination mezze was so small in portion that it was served in soy sauce sized containers $18 ($22 if you wanted enough pita for more than one person!)

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The meal was decent. We sat down and immediately ordered the octopus. After it came I asked the waitress if it was suppose to be hot or cold, bc it was cold. She said it’s served hot. To which I let her know it was cold, and that’s how it ends. It wasn’t brought back.

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vipGoodButNoisy
New York Area
184 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall4food2service5ambience4

The food here is generally excellent, but...this time we began with two excellent starters.
We waited unusually long for the next course (which was o.k.), but by the time the two items came, the food had been obviously overcooked/overheated. My friend's pasta dish was huge but the pasta rather gloppy. (He's not as picky as I am about pasta.) My swordfish kebabs were sooooo overcooked that they crumbled. I love swordfish and it should be firm but not dry and crumbly. The waiter could not have been nicer. He offered to have it redone or to substitute it, but by then my appetite was gone. He very kindly did not put the swordfish on the bill. I will return (but not for the swordfish 😃 )
I also realize that patience is needed until restaurants can really get back to normal.

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LillianC
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Had my birthday dinner there, wanted something quiet and intimate and with such a big table our waiter Kush was great and accommodating.

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AngelLV
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was really nice my server Adriana and the manager was really nice, the place it’s small and cozy and the backyard really cute. Thanks again!

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Susan
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding. Best Bloody Mary. Mimosas weren't watered down. Our waiter Adrianna was wonderful.

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vipGknowmad
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful, Covid-safe back garden (and excellent outdoor setup out front, both inside and outside. Amazing service, great food/wine/cocktail selection.

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HellsKitchener10019
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, back garden exceptional and fantastic service!

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vipMeeraV
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience5

Too expensive. Food not good but cocktails great

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Eater
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Service was attentive and courteous. Ambience was relaxed. Would definitely go again.

JD
vipJenniferD
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great date spot!

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Alison
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is amazing and the wine list never disappoints!

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Always great do dine in here!

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LoriN
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Friendly wait staff, food was delicious and it felt very safe outside on the back patio.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Food was good but the restaurant was very understaffed and it took 30 min to get a drink

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JimH
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Except that the restaurant did not seem to be prepared for our reservation (seemed to be that they did not have it), the staff was friendly and service was good. The basement is a little cramped and there are a lot of plates and other service items stored all over the place, including behind us as diners.

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LanceR
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I first stumbled upon Medi a couple of years back when my husband and I were looking for a pre-theater dinner. It's become my favorite place in the theater district. The food, a combination of Mediterranean influences, is consistently excellent, and the staff, mostly from the Balkans is attentive and fun (special kudos to Kush!). The noise level can get a bit high; on a recent visit with a friend who's a bit hard of hearing, I asked to be seated downstairs, and for most of the meal (from 6 to 7 pm on a Saturday night) the sound level was reasonable. The $35 pre-theater prix fixe I had first discovered is now $45, but it's still a bargain; on the recent visit I started with a mixed dipping tray with baba ghanoush, hummus and red pepper spread, followed by duck on risotto with blueberry and mushroom, and panna cotta for dessert. Add the Slovenian white wine I always get at Medi, and Kush as our waiter, and it couldn't have been better. Also check out the back yard garden in warmer weather, and be aware you can get just appetizers and do just fine.

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vipSarah
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience, excellent food. Would absolutely bring another group back here.

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vipDelightful
New York Area
46 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience2

The sangria was the worst ever. The food was bland. The homemade pasta was horrible. There were alot of servers & barely any customers...i stood by the door to be seated since I made a reservation, but nobody helped me so I sat where I wanted. Just over priced for the quality

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very nice restaurant with great food and drinks! Awesome quality service! We’ll be back!

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viplizzz
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

party of 2: LOVED the trio of bites to start, and the pappardelle, yum. glass of tempranillo was delicious. but the gnocchi was undercooked and tasted like raw flour (my spouse told our server; he was gracious and quickly got her a replacement. we didn't have the hearts to tell him the 2nd gnocchi was just as underdone as the first). that aside, i'd be open to another visit for the lovely ambiance and a yummy meal, just at a further table from the open kitchen: we were sitting right near it and left smelling of cooked food, and that was not pleasant at all.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing location, great atmosphere and Incredible staff!
Unplanned birthday celebration have turned out to be just Perfect!
Thank you team Medi!

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vipKelly123
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience5

It was really pretty inside and nice atmosphere, but the food was just ok. The dessert was really disappointing - not the best ice cream and those pre-made chocolate soufflés - just really not worth $12 each, in my opinion. But the restaurant itself was very pretty with candle light and very low noise level.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We went for Valentine’s Day and the food was absolutely delicious and the service was great.

KM
vipKerryM
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The gnocchi is unbeatable. Absolutely delicious - cannot speak highly enough of the gnocchi. We also had the burrata which was very good, and a melted cheese appetizer special that was incredible. The service was great, he gave great recommendations on the wine. I recommend ordering a bunch of smaller plates for the table. Will definitely return here, just for the gnocchi!!!

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vipFionaG
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely experience but over priced food for what it was and relative to other restaurants nearby.

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Jawn
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Good pre fix meal options for pre show dinner. Food was simply prepared with lots of flavor. Not too loud so you could have a conversation. Waiter was a bit distracted but overall a great experience.

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vipjohnm
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful atmosphere and welcoming vibe. Strong wine list pulling from a variety of Mediterranean vineyards. Cuisine is equally as strong with a nice balance of seafood and vegetable-based dishes with super-fresh pasta. RJ was a wonderful host.

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vipsusanjo
New York Area
112 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating my oldest daughter’s 50 birthday and it was perfect. The wine, the food and the whole experience was fantastic thanks to the excellent people here. Thank you to Medi Wine Bar.

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AvrahamS
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent brunch and excellent service! They were able to accommodate all of us for a birthday celebration. We can’t wait to go back! Thanks Medi!

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MarinaR
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place food was amazing. We had the burrata and prosciutto and the lamb kofte as apps and the whole branzino as an entee! Will be back! Thank you!

FAQs

Medi Wine Bar & Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 586-1201.

Medi Wine Bar & Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 624 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.