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Dafni Greek Taverna

325 West 42nd Street, (between 8th Ave & 9th Ave), New York City, NY (Manhattan)
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Ranked #1,117 of 11,776 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 8th Avenue
Transit: Times Square NQRW, 123, S, close to Port Authority ACE.
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Austin, Texas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Made reservations here and glad we did as the restaurant filled up quickly. Wanting to sample as much as possible we ordered too much food. We started with the wonderful Spanakopita, spinach, onion, feta pie. This was in a flaky pastry and could have been a meal in itself. My husband ordered a traditional Greek salad and a maroulosalata salad... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012 via mobile

Had dinner here one night on our break. Atmosphere was good starter of Greek sausage was excellent bit main courses were just ok. I had a mx of meat which was ok- the pork was best but the rice was boring. My partner had the chicken souvlaki which was very dry. Ok for a quick dinner but think there are... More 

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Reading, PA
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748 reviews 748 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
3,298 helpful votes 3,298 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

New York restaurants are inspected for cleanliness and are assigned ratings which they are required to display in their front windows. An "A" rating is the top rating, so it is nice to dine at a restaurant that has been rated accordingly. We had lunch at Dafni. We split a saganaki (Greek fried/baked cheese), which was prepared in a manner... More 

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Mansfield Center, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

We visited the restaurant with our son, his wife and their one year old son fifteen days before Christmas Day. The crowds in Midtown Manhatten were very large on that particular day. I had made lunchtime reservations online and we were seated promptly upon our arrival. The restaurant was busy but was not overrun by crowds of people waiting to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

Stummbled across this place walking to Times Square. Good feel to it for a romantic dinner with my boyfriend. Food was delish and resonably priced. Bottle of wine, app & 2 dinners for $80ish, not including tip. Service was great!

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011 via mobile

Food was reheated from my understanding. Pretty average

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Mozzate, Italy
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011 via mobile

The excellent kitchen is totally obscured by the very bad service. The blonde waiter neither answer to a thank's, throw food upon the table in a shocking way, doesn't allow to take sweets or coffee at the end of the meal and pretends tips after such a terrible service. An unpleasant restaurant, not a surprise it was empty when we... More 

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Heber City, Utah
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

Well done - the lamb gyro is some of the best we've had - appetizers are also very good....

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New England
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

We were a large party of 10, and this small restaurant accommodated us comfortably. The chicken lemon soup is thick and creamy - a little different than the original, but really delicious. Great mousaka and fish dishes. Wonderful Greek salads! Loved it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

very good restaurant to go with family or partner... the owner very friendly and very good service... we tried several plates and all were good... he even offered us an other plate just to try.... if you want to have a nice evening and give a good impression just go to have a nice meal overthere!!! :-)

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Additional Information about Dafni Greek Taverna

Address: 325 West 42nd Street, (between 8th Ave & 9th Ave), New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212-315-1010
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Greek

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