Snack Taverna

4.6
477 reviews
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$30 and under
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Greek
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Cozy
We proudly serve the Clean Fresh Flavors of Greece.

Throughout the day, our kitchen serves up a bold flavored mix of traditional, home-style and contemporary Greek cooking.

Our Taverna is a warm and welcoming space that features high tin ceilings, exposed brick walls and oversized windows.

Since 2003, good food and friendly service have defined the “ethos” of our restaurant.

Our full liquor bar consists of hard to find artisanal Greek wines as well as a list of seasonally inspired cocktails .

Snack Taverna seats up to 45 guests comfortably and 4 at the bar.

We welcome private events and off-site catering.
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Delivery or takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Greek, Mediterranean, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Dinner:
Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:45pm
Sunday and Monday : 5:00pm - 9:45pm

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm

Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
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Phone number
(212) 929-3499
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Catering
Snack Taverna offers a full line of catering direct form our delivery and restaurant menus. We can also tailor an event to your specific needs.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
7th Avenue, Morton and Bedford
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Parking details
There is plenty of street parking as well as a parking garage across the street.
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Public transit
Take the Red Line 1, 2 or 3 train to either Christopher St (4 blocks down 7th ave.) or Houston St (4 blocks up 7th ave.). We are located on the corner of 7th avenue and Bedford. The Blue Line A, E and C or Orange Line F, V, B or D stop to West 4th street. Cross Bleeker to 7th avenue and then continue down 7th avenue 3 blocks to Bedford.
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Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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Sun 5:00PM - 6:45PM 8:15PM - 10:00PM
Mon 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Tue 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:15PM - 10:30PM
Wed 5:00PM - 6:15PM 8:15PM - 10:45PM
Thu 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:15PM - 10:30PM
Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:30PM - 10:30PM

What 477 People Are Saying
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LA
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had wonderful service before a show at the Comedy Cellar. Delightful server, delicious dips, and a delicious classic Greek salad. Highly recommended.

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s
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Snack is a treasure. We have been going for over 10 yrs- every time we are in town!

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f
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Excellent Greek food. Was there at an early hour, so the place was empty, therefore, no noise.

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n
New York Area
91 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were both fantastic! Bartender was welcoming as was the waiter who explained the menu options well. Greek wine isn’t my favorite but we were able to taste it and get a good recommendation from the waiter. Dips were super delicious. Quaint place. Tiny bathroooms.

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OT
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Village food !

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d
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is becoming our favorite very quickly! First time came here just for drinks at the cozy small bar - delicious creative drinks, but didn't eat. Second time came here for dinner - even better! The food is light, flavorful, perfectly portioned, and comforting. We had the grape leaves, feta and watermelon salad, roasted rosemary chicken with chickpeas and gold raisins, and butter beans in tomato sauce with feta. Couldn't stop eating, everything was SO good. The service is extremely attentive and quick to suggest options and refill water glasses!

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S
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful time at Snack. the service was friendly, helpful and fast. The food was excellent

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NY
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

It was nearly empty on Sunday around noon--amazing! Skip the crowded brunch places with the long lines ad go to Snack Taverna instead!

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NR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

I've always liked the food at Snack Taverna, but this time the service was just terrible.

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N
Naples
25 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Terrific little place with delicious food and friendly service. We ordered several small plates to share, beginning with a huge Greek salad. The octopus was especially good. Will definitely return.

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CS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went before a show in SoHo and it was great. Great for sharing small plates, delicious food, and attentive service. Small, but quiet and a lovely location.

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H
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The stuffed pepper is one of the best vegetarian dishes in the city!

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Food not great at all. Not authentic Greek

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MK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

If you like Greek food, this is a great go-to place in the West Village. Tzatziki, hummus, zucchini fritters, stuffed peppers, spinach triangles, shrimp Santorini -- all sooo good. And the service was very friendly and helpful too!

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n
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was first time for all of us at Snack Taverna. We were seeking yummy Greek food in a relaxing setting and it delivered on that...and then some. Food was very good, service was attentive and overall the atmosphere was the typical, cozy West Village neighborhood place. Would definitely come back.

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GR
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We've eaten here over the years & are always satisfied with the consistently flavorful food & good service. The exposed brick-walled ambiance is relaxed & comfortable -- very reminiscent of places we've dined in while in Greece.
I highly recommend Snack Taverna.

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MC
New York Area
126 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This is lovely modern Greek in a sweet little West Village space. The bar is minimal, but the Greek wine selections are choice. It’s the kind of place that you’ll go to again and again.

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F
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurants in NY. Terrific food. And our waiter couldn't have been nicer. Can't wait to go back.

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NY
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

A great neighborhood go-to. I've been many times and will continue to visit.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Had a great time with friends who go to Greece every year. Very nice retsina also!

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e
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

Service was unpleasant. Food was bland and disappointing.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 2

The server was not that service minded and didn’t seem to enjoy his job. The food was ok, but curiosly spicy, even though it didn’t complement the dish. I had the lamb triangels and they were so spicy I couldn’t finish them.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

The food was fantastic, however the server was not attentive. We waited 30min before someone checked in on us. My friend and I were deep in conversation until we realized that no one came to fill our water cups. When the server came, we asked if we could cancel our entree since it had been over 30min and he said it was already ordered. Then we had to waited another 15min and when we asked why it took so long, he said it couldn’t be ordered any faster. The comment was unnecessary especially since he gave us a hard time about cancelling the entree.

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MA
New York Area
88 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

went or dinner. Started with octopus salad and greek salad. Both very good. Each had bronzini for dinner. It was excellent. Would highly recommend it for good greek dinner

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s
London
14 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Traditional Greek food, but all of the ingredients and preparation is just a cut above.

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NY
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great spot for post movie dinner. Delicious food. Excellent service. Perfect neighborhood spot.

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w
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

lovely clean neighbor spot but food portions are so small compared to price paid a little more on the plate would make me go back sadly we will not

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious, healthy pours with the beverages and all around great service! Branzino was divine. Lamb shank was amazing falling off the bone. Rice pudding perfect sweetness!

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K
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lots of tapas to choose from - great for sharing. Food was good!

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TF
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quick bite to eat and their Chicken entrée was enough for two people. The hummus is made to order and tasted delicious! Great ambiance and service on a rainy Thursday :) will return again.

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JG
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great pre-theater place. We arrived only one hour before curtain and the kept pace brsik for us so we could be out in 45 minutes. Great small plates selection.

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M
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We come to ny for business every year usually go to snack Eos uptown but unfortunately they closed this year. So we went to the West Village Because this restaurant has the same menu.
My husband and I are always trying out grilled octopus at every restaurant and honestly this is the best one that we've had. !!!

The place is not super fancy it's very down to earth, very authentic Greek food really delicious and friendly.

The lamb shank falls off the bone is to die for I have not had anything bad ever in the 4 years!!!

And the baklava is like no baklava I've ever had Delicious Like angels wings.

Go Check it out!!!

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VE
New England
6 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing spinach triangles. And loved the white Santorini wine.

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A
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second time to visit this restaurant.. the food is delicious and I love the service. Get a bunch of small plates and share.

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L
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely, West Village spot for delicious Greek food

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OT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2017
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 3

Food was great, service bad

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

So happy I found this place! Great pre-theater spot for Cherry Lane/Lortel shows. Food was delicious. We shared the brussel sprouts, sautéed calamari and the stuffed pepper. All were so good. The calamari had a nice kick to it, if you like spicy. YUM!!

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JG
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Fun place with very nice people and a good menu. Ordering several plates to share is a good way to go here, and timing never seems to be an issue - fast or slow, they get it done however you like.

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k
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Sunday afternoon late brunch. Food was fresh and good, but lamb burgers overcooked. Otherwise everything else was up to snuff. Friendly staff. Delicious Baklava!

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AN
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

This was our second time eating at Snack Taverna. The food did not disappoint us. We ordered small plates and enjoyed all our dishes. My only complaint- and not the restaurants fault- was the large coned truck immediately outside the restaurant. It blocked the beautiful view of this part of the Village. We will be back soon

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