Skorpios

4.2
35 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Skorpios, located in Midtown, New York offers fresh seafood and an oyster bar!

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Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 11:00PM

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vipAnnied
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dining experience. Started with grilled octopus (amazing!), along with the special dip platte (absolutely delicious!) Main courses were the whole branzini and lamb chops. All cooked to perfection and the most flavorful lamb I’ve had! The branzini was perfectly seasoned and consumed with joy. At the end, we received a nice complementary baklava and a cookie. I loved the decor, and Michael and Ike were very attentive. My next trip to NYC will most definitely include a trip back to Skorpios!

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vipSusanF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Music was too loud. Service and food were very inconsistent

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to host an intimate party for 10. It was fabulous and the owners /managers were on point. I would definitely host another dinner patty of 10-20.

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vipMaggie
New York Area
68 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Staff needs better training and coordination. No wine list. No dessert list. Extremely expensive cheap wine choice in a bland assyrtiko unknown winery. Appetizers and main course were luke warm. Fish and seafood seemed fresh but not prepared well. No authentic EVOO, (no grassy smell, no taste). Assuming they are cutting costs. Not everything on menu was available. The place felt covid safe. The best part was the free masticha at the end,. The non-baklava chocolaty thing was also free (pictured), we were very disappointed it was not what it was named. They did heat the fish and brought some non-olive oil. Fish smelled of vinegar. It was an unfortunate night, but given that the place is newish, hopefully they will learn by visiting Avra I suggest.

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vipMetroreviewer
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

As a new restaurant Skorpios had opened at a difficult time which is unfortunate as it deserves to do well. The food is good, the room is very well done and the service couldn’t be better.

Hopefully as the word gets out the restaurant will continue to attract the audience it deserves and Skorpios will take it place as one of the better restaurants in the area.

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Mllen
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful! Food and service!

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Rikki
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food, Great Service - They showed great attention to detail with service and ensured that we were well satisfied with our meal and drinks. LOVED their menu and the food was excellent - would definitely recommend this experience.

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vipJAF10521
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! I look forward to coming back.

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Irrayd8
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were treated royally and the service was impeccable. The lamb chops were some of the best I have ever had. It was the first time I've had the chops chargrilled.

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AdamD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants in the midtown area! Food was great, service was excellent, and the ambiance really makes you feel like you are in Greece. The Prixe Fixe menu is a great deal as well. Highly recommend!

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michelec
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant has a really nice vibe that begins with the cordial welcome from Marion, the friendly service from Walter and the personal attention from Ike. The atmosphere was vibrant and convivial. It is a new go-to for after work gatherings.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Will definitely be back!

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vipRobM
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience1

They have a Happy Hour menu on their website, but they said it wasn't available. It was the sole reason we chose the restaurant. I had finished my glass of wine, and they never asked if I wanted another one. The waiter had disappeared, but the restaurant was almost empty. Terrible place, terrible service.

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vipthaiflip92
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

I arrived for their early catch which their version of happy hour only to learn that they are no longer doing it. I complained to the hostess and bartender who thought I was crazy and dumb and had to show them their NYC website listing the menu. The bartender reached out to the manager Ike who clarified the matter and informed me that their website has not yet been updated. To make it up to my friend who is a wine drinker he offered to do 2 for 1 drinks. Another observation I noted was when I entered the restaurant I had to show proof of vaccination and my government issued ID meanwhile my friend who is Jewish and white walked in and was not asked to show proof of vaccination let alone her ID. The reason the staff was accommodating was because my friend informed them of my belated birthday, which was three weeks ago.

Ike sat us down in a booth area. The wait staff was very pushy and neurotic especially we stopped eating for no more than 5 minutes that they are so eager to take our plates or glasses away.

We shared the Caesar Salad, which was beautifully presented and it contained anchovies which was tolerable. The salad was OK, not our favorite. My friend ordered the lamb chops which were delicious and the sauce was to die for. I ordered the branzino because they did not have salmon along with a side of brussel sprouts. I was impressed by the quantity and the taste was very good and the dish could definitely could feed at least two people. So I ate half and took the other half home. I was served with a dessert of baklava and vanilla cream with a candle for my belated birthday. The ice cream was great but the baklava was not as fresh.

There were several kinks that restaurants is continuing to work on since they just opened a few months ago. Ike was very personable and I would return when he is working there because he would ensure that his customers will be accommodated and welcomed.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and friendly service

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Johnnyk
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Upon being seated we were visited by who I believe was the owner of the restaurant. We asked the owner to create a tasting menu for us. He presented us with a beautiful steak and an entire Branzino. The highlight of the entrees was the scallops over a risotto.

The food was delicious, the service was great, I will definitely be back.

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vipAROpenTable
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience3

Restaurant was not clean. Glasses were dirty from prior use. Food was good. Service was strange. First interaction was about fifteen minutes after being seated. Food came out in wrong order. Refused to offer a wine list and instead insisted on one white wine. Forgot to bring side dishes with main course. Madagascar Shrimp (about 4 ounces of shrimp meat for >$30 as a main course) should be avoided at all cost! To top it off restaurant claimed to OpenTable that we did not show up. Maybe they were confused…they did not show up…unfortunately we did!!

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience5

The ambiance and decor was really great. The service was confusing and slow. We received food multiple times for a table that sat next to us and moved and then ended up with their bill. The food itself tasted great however, it made my partner violently sick that night on his birthday. The wine was also very much overpriced at $15 a glass which we didn’t find out until the correct check came.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice! we leave the theater late and they wait for us! excellent service and food too! Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

We went there primarily for Oysters but they did not have any. That was just the beginning of a number of things they did not have right down to no coffee or tea 🤷🏽‍♂️. Our waiter was extremely friendly and sympathetic to our situation. Thankfully the restaurant did try to make up for the missed items with other items. We were hoping for a wonderful evening given the beautiful setting but left disappointed. Hopefully the restaurant will get it right for other guests.

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JohnS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service, food, and ambience was exactly what we wanted. The concierge at our hotel made the perfect recommendation for us to dine here. Ike was a amazing and a true host that made us feel welcomed. I hope to return again very soon !!

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Nina
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A most visually beautiful restaurant and yes, I did feel like I was back in Greece. Bernie showed us to our table and very comfortable seating, by the way. The food was exquisite…..I had grilled calamari and roasted salmon. My friend and I had the white Greek wine by the glass—perfect accompaniment to our seafood. A Greek dessert was brought out on the house, which made it even more special. Am looking forward to returning to this midtown oasis in the autumn!

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vipRalphH
New York Area
178 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and extra friendly service.

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Natalie
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is absolutely delicious. They only have restaurant week menu for lunch. we went with calamari and zucchini chips for starters, both are delicious. The calamari is very juicy and tender and the zucchini chips are well coated and seasoned. For main course, we got tuna pasta and crispy salmon. I love love the salmon, the skin is crispy and the pink meat is so soft and melt in your mouth. My brother got the tuna pasta which was delicious as well and full with flavor. The services are outstanding as well. Highly recommended!

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vipTK719
New York Area
358 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I am so excited that a new restaurant has taken over this great location. I went for restaurant week and had a very nice experience. The hummus and branzino were just delicious, and the dessert was excellent, as well. Skorpios is a welcome addition to the area’s dining scene.

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vipDSGNYC
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A friend recommended that I try out Skorpios for dinner. It is near the office and the restaurant was on point! The food was fresh, delicious and beautiful. Try the branzino...it is off the charts. The space is beautiful and gives you all the Greek island vibes. Happy to have them in the neighborhood.

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Nina
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great, staff very polite and space was relaxing and beautiful. Will definitely go back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had such an incredible meal at Skorpios! The seafood was fresh, the octopus with the citrus was light and tasty. We shared the pasta dish with lobster and the greek salad with the most amazing tomatoes. If you need an upscale spot to impress, this is your place.

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Shar2205
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the moment we sat down in this exquisitely decorated restaurant my friend and I felt we had been transported to the Greek islands (helped by the fact it was a beautiful sunny day). Both Ike and Bernie were superb hosts, warm, friendly & attentive without being intrusive. Their restaurant month menu was limited but everything sounded delicious. We had zucchini chips & Greek salad to start followed by lemon chicken and tuna pasta. All of the food was cooked to perfection and seasoned beautifully. We were even treated to a perfect sized portion of galaktoboureko for dessert and all for just $21 per person! I can’t wait to return to sample their full menu

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vipMatthewD
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

They don't need the Mykonos disco soundtrack blaring all over the place. It's a bright, attractive interior, and the food is excellent. Lose the loud music (at least for dinner) and this place will be one of my mainstays in this otherwise impossible-to-find-good-food-at-a-good-price neighborhood.

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MykonosInNYC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First in-person dinner meeting since March 2020. Skorpios is new to the neighborhood and came recommended by a colleague. It did not disappoint! The space is stunning, the service is warm and attentive and the food was perfection. Loved the tuna tartare, the Greek village salad and the halibut. All in all, Skorpios is a gem in Midtown East. I will be return with my husband and friends.

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vipAnna
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I walked by Skorpios on my way to work one morning & decided to give it a try.

The food was delicious: I highly recommend the Zucchini chips, the grilled kalamari & the salmon!

The restaurant is perfect for a date night, for a night out with friends or a business lunch/dinner. Loved the decor that really reminded me of Greece!


Εfharisto Skorpios … until next time!

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IOANNISV
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great place a new gem at midtown Manhattan!!!!!!

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vipJudy
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely spot with excellent food. Staff was professional but very warm & welcoming. Will definitely return

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Skorpios is rated 4.2 stars by 35 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.