Snack Taverna

4.5
473 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.
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.
Additional
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 473 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on August 3, 2018

Great Village food !

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5.0Dined on July 29, 2018

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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5.0Dined on July 26, 2018

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

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2018

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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3.0Dined on July 10, 2018

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

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5.0Dined on July 2, 2018

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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5.0Dined on June 30, 2018

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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5.0Dined on June 16, 2018

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

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3.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Food not great at all. Not authentic Greek

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5.0Dined on May 22, 2018

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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4.0Dined on May 8, 2018

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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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

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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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

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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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

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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3.0Dined on April 24, 2018

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

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4.0Dined on April 19, 2018

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

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1.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Service was unpleasant. Food was bland and disappointing.

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1.0Dined on April 12, 2018

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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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

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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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

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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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

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

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

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

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3.0Dined on March 6, 2018

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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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

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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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

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

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

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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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

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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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

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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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

Amazing spinach triangles. And loved the white Santorini wine.

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

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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4.0Dined on December 22, 2017

Lovely, West Village spot for delicious Greek food

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2.0Dined on December 8, 2017

Food was great, service bad

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5.0Dined on December 5, 2017

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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4.0Dined on December 5, 2017

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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3.0Dined on November 19, 2017

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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4.0Dined on November 16, 2017

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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4.0Dined on November 11, 2017

Enjoyed an early Saturday night dinner and found the restaurant to be charming, with delicious food and helpful waitstaff. Since we didn't know any Greek wines, we especially appreciated the recommendation for a wine to accompany dinner. We opted to share a selection of the small bites, rather than individual meals, and would definitely recommend that approach if you have a group. Will definitely return.

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2.0Dined on November 7, 2017

Cute, cozy restaurant on a tucked away corner in the Village with indifferent service and fair food. Meh.

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4.0Dined on October 28, 2017

Snack Taverna always has excellent seasonal Greek choices, service is always good, but the noise level made it impossible to carry on a conversation.

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4.0Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was delicious. It was served promptly while still piping hot.

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