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Avra Estiatorio

141 East 48th Street, New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
(212) 759-8550
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Ranked #264 of 11,642 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $40 - $60
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Between 3rd Ave. and Lexington
Transit: All trains to Grand Central Station. 4,5,6 to 51st Street.
Description: Avra Estiatorio is a restaurant that transports you to the Greece of your imagination. The sky is vivid blue and the air is drenched with sunlight and the aroma of freshly caught fish grilling over an open fire.
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Great food , ok service. Started Great. Got busy. Hostess changed hair a lot other texted a lot. Bro hugs going on a lot. But great food in a beautiful setting.

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Food was good, we where seated in the back part of the Restaurant, and at the end of our lunch we requested for a different table, the noise level was so bad that made it impossible to carry a conversation. Service was very good.

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NY,NY
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132 reviews 132 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I have been to Avra several times and each time I find I enjoy it more and more. Although this restaurant is a bit pricey I think the food, decor and service are definitely worth it. Great ambiance and they even have outdoor seating for those cool summer nites or warm fall evenings. The seafood is outstanding and very fresh.... More

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The menu is outstanding. Four different types of snapper. Great service and reasonably priced wine list. Be sure to walk around and view the fresh fish on display. The baklava was the best we have ever had.

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Plymouth, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We needeed a quick lunch but wanted something good (no Hale and Hearty) and since I was travelling with a Greek individual, we ate at Avra. We did the prix fixe menu which was great - had the tomato salad which was fantastic and then Red Snapper. Food was fantastic and service was great. Will definitely go back.

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Maryville
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were there this week for a business dinner and what an amazing meal. The service was top notch and the food was unbelievable. We had several appetizers and side dishes that were perfectly prepared. The star of the show however was the extraordinarily fresh fish we had for our main course. The American Snapper was perfectly sweet...just delicious. Overall... More

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Singer Island, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Menu features a lot of seafood, but many other options. Greek at its finest. Everything was absolutely outstanding. Try the zucchini chips - delicious! Good service.

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New York, New York, United States
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129 reviews 129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

One never tires of the choice of excellent food in NYC. On the recommendation of a friend who lives in the neighborhood, we visited Avra on a Tuesday night without a reservation. We were graciously received and served dinners of Chilean Sea Bass that were among the best we've had in town. We'll be back!

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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Had the opportunity to have lunch here and jumped at it since it had been a while. Not disappointed. From the opening bread, olives and tahini-ish spread to the tenderest calamari to the souvlaki, it was superb. And since it was late summer, we had the opportunity to enjoy the big open windows. One thing-while it's nice to not be... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great atmoshpere, waiter, food Just had a wonderful experience. There were many fresh fish options and the apps were the best!!!

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