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828 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7903 (Manhattan)
(212) 399-4444
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Ranked #724 of 11,771 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wed 11:45 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Greek, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 50th St.
Transit: C, E, 1 (exit on 50th St); N, R (exit on 49th and 7th Ave)
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Good brunch special - the food is good and it's a nice atmosphere. Been here twice - first time service was much better but it was also less busy. Did not seem like they had enough servers to handle the large pre-show crowd. We ended up really having to rush at the end. I would go again as I do... More 

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83 reviews 83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Well, we've been here twice before, for after-theatre drinks. But last night, we wanted something casual for an early meal. Thalia was just perfect! When in the theatre district, this is a great option! The menu is varied with a lot of choices, but not so many it becomes overwhelming. Since we were early, we took advantage of some items... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Stopped in after a long day traveling and checking in late to the hotel. Despite being pretty full the ladies at the desk made a plan and got us a table. Service was excellent and fast, the oyster excellent and while they didn't have a kids menu they were open to simplify things down for kids - the chef even... More 

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Goshen, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This place had a very cool Manhattan vibe. You got the feeling that it was a local neighborhood upscale restaurant and not so much of a tourist trap. I had the scallops which were perfectly cooked. My friends had a squash soup they loved. The libations were delicious(martini's). Our waiter was attentive and helpful. I would go back often.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The $1 Raw Oyster Happy Hour (7pm til Closing) sign in the window brought me into this trendy looking restaurant. Located not far from the theaters, there was a mix of locals, tourists like myself, and theater folk (actors and behind-the-scenes workers) here having a late night drink or light meal. The blue points were a little on the small... More 

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Paramus, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

As soon as we sat down for our 5:45 reservation, the waitress asked what time our Broadway show was, and they timed our dinner perfectly so we were not rushed, and were done with time to spare. The food was delicious.... Portion sizes were not huge, but that left room for dessert which was delicious. I highly recommend the chocolate... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The Restaurant has a fabulous ambient, I sat for a few minutes @ the bar and notice authentic professionalism and friendly staff that welcome new and current costumers! 🌟 The Manager Mr. Abby is Honoring his title, carefully supervising from the angle he was sitting every move, to provide costumers with best of service, greeting the costumers as they come... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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141 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Even though we travel to New York a few times a year, we didn't visit Thalia before. We got a recommendation from a friend who happens to be a chef, and he said: "don't miss this restaurant". It was great advice, and we are thankful for it. I started with Creamy polenta with truffle and wine sauce. It's always nice... More 

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Ozark, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Between my wife and I we dropped $100 on dinner. That was one plate of sushi, some ravioli, a huge hamburger and a 16 oz draft Guiness. Medium Well in NYC means rare, not tartar, but rare in midwestern language. They beef was also overworked to the point of paste so my wife didn't finish it. The sushi was a... More 

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Connecticut, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

At a seminar around the corner, with only an hour for lunch. Timed it just right, arriving at noon and got a table right away. Service prompt and friendly. The pris fixe lunch at $16.95 offered delectable choices and quick decisions, something for everyone, vegetarians included. Plates are imaginative, beautifully presented, and the flavors complex and fresh. Generous portions. Kale... More 

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Additional Information about Thalia

Address: 828 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7903
Phone Number: (212) 399-4444
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:45 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
Cuisine: American, Greek, Seafood

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