Sveta

4.3
125 Reviews
$30 and under
Russian
Formerly in Queens, our restaurant created a space for people to eat, drink, celebrate, and experience Eastern European cuisine. Now in the West Village, we aim to bring our community together for a meal that makes you feel at home. Sveta is new, but also homey and modern. Walk in for a beer or a quick bite, or bring a party of 60 and dance until midnight.

Family style European/Russian cuisine with a Portuguese influence. Join us to celebrate, love life and family.

Summer Is almost here, we are of course still offering our booozy pouches, Monday- Thursday if you repost us on your social you get a free refill on any flavor. On weekends groups of more than 7 its a minimum of $60 per person. Come & Stop By to be parry of the Sveta Family

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 125 people are saying
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AbeA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2022
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was good. Drinks were super. Got too noisy due to birthday party but overall it is a cute small place. Very unique and service was excellent. I recommend it.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was absolutely amazing and he manned the bar by himself. Such an amazing place

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KritiA
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2022
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Did not enjoy the food. Food was cold and service was slow.

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vipsonias
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2022
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely service to pair with the interesting and delicious cocktails. The Russian and Truffle Bombs are a must try. Will definitely be going back for a girls brunch

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louises
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Food was Luke warm, ad took forever to Coe out and only 3 tables. The waiter ate more food than us at the trolley.

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Zelevma
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place! Loved it, the drinks were great a variety to choose from! The food was good and the service was outstanding!

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Rzyy
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch spot, the place is beautifully, food is great and service is wonderful.

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Alberto
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Odd Russian restaurant that doesn’t has a full bar but doesn’t have any Russian vodkas. The specialty drinks were outstanding. The stroganoff was reportedly nothing special but the rest of our food was outstanding.

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wonderanddelight
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lively and dynamic atmosphere, drinks, food, and service. Fun and comfortable. Delicious, high quality food. Want to try brunch!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an amazing experience i loved every moment ❤️

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ohnoitserin
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Every bit of our meal was perfect. Elevated versions of the dishes that remind me of childhood. Very comfortable seating (but a bit cozy —this place is very popular for good reason!) & slightly loud but fun ambiance. Servers were pretty overwhelmed so it’s hard to gauge service, but they had ample staff on hand so they did their best to meet needs. Definitely hope to come back again!

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vipPaulJ
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A couple of us were visiting from LA and we wanted to eat in the Village. I researched about twenty restaurants and this stood out in every category and I was not disappointed. They had horseradish infused vodka by the shot glass which was wonderful. I’m making mine at home now! The classical Russian potato salad as well as the borscht was top of the line and the Chicken Kiev was the best I had ever tasted. Our waiter was from Ukrainian but had lived in Moscow. A perfect evening.

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KeeF
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The lobster rolls and beef stroganoff was amazing! The customer service was top notch, they make you feel like family!

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DebR
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

A nice surprise!! Food was good and well priced. Service was a bit slow but it’s Covid so you gotta be patient! Had a Russian women singing kaoroke which was odd but added to the ambiance of the place. Place is loud and young - if you’re over 35 you’ll feel like a geriatric :-) but overall very good.

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KMOK
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Host was very gracious and helpful. I took my grandmother who is elderly, and they got her a seat while waiting and treated her with the upmost respect! My grandmother is Russian and she loves the food! Only complaint is the bathroom situation BUT that’s a issue anywhere in NYC.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We had a great time at Sveta. I made reservations for a friends birthday brunch which was a surprise. She was late and they still accommodated us, the service was amazing and everything worked out as planned. The ambiance was amazing ! The mimosas were strong which I did doubt before trying and boy they proved me wrong. The food was really good I would say the portions were a bit too small which is the only reason I gave 4 stars. They served adults the size of a child’s plate. We left hungry after the mimosas we had.

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JocelynH
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

They were accommodating and food was very good. Drinks were delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sveta has very friendly, attentive staff and beautiful decor! This place was decorated perfectly and great for photos and celebrations. The food and drinks were fantastic. Highly recommend!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Waited a while for a table & was asked to sit on folding chairs. Service took a long time and food was fair.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food with great service, however a little pricy.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious dishes!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The worst service in the world, the waiter was rude, with a discriminatory attitude, they turned off the heaters for us to leave, the food was late to arrive, I would never return.

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NicoleR
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very cute restaurant and the food was amazing. I would highly recommend their syrniki

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience4

had such a good brunch day here. The drinks were amazing! This place is very instagramable the decor is gorgeous. Food is great also. I highly recommend the octopus & Russian Sushi! Very good appetizers.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food2service4ambience5

Great atmosphere, food is ok.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience5

Worst food we had in a very long time

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food was okay not horrible but not great. Definitely a good place to take pictures and descent service.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, amazing drinks, and great service!! Absolutely loved!

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Rachael
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The decor and ambiance was fantastic and the food was INCREDIBLE

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Nishaluxury
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Cute little spot in the village came here to celebrate a friend’s birthday the food was ok drinks were strong service was good overall we had a nice day here

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DenzelB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It's a great place to grab a bite with your friends for a night out, or even date night! The drinks were amazing and would definitely come back for more!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cool brunch spot, the mimosa was so cute and yummy.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience5

The food is more presentation than taste. Beautiful place and price is no bad but the food needs a little level up.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience1

I think their policy does not make sense. They have a bottomless brunch and said only if 2 ppl are signing up for it then okay … else one person cannot alone have a bottomless brunch

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Bellini with cotton candy was great. We did not eat much since we were mostly going for drinks, but had their fries which were amazing! Will deff return!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food3service4ambience5

I be loved the ambiance , wasn’t a big fan of the food just needed more flavor for me the chicken with waffles needed more seasoning and so did the skirt steak , the drinks amazing really gets your drunk if you have enough bottomless mimosas,

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vipTheaterdiner
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It’s a cosy establishment in the middle of the trendy area. Food is good and prices are moderate .

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Pointer
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Good food, but menu is ... too little of selection for authentic Russian.

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vipAnna
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sveta was great! The cocktails and ambiance were so cute

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BarbsCosta
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Recommended by a good friend and truly not disappointed! Delicious food, beautiful decor and even better service! Overall a 5! Thank you so much for a wonderful time!

FAQs

Sveta does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Sveta also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 203-4106.

Sveta is rated 4.3 stars by 125 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.