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Telly's Taverna

2813 23rd Ave, Astoria, NY 11105-2707
+1 718-728-9056
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“grilled fish” (6 reviews)
“tzatziki” (6 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
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All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
2813 23rd Ave, Astoria, NY 11105-2707
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous Greek cuisine with great service and a nice atmosphere. Griled octopus, lima beans, horta, lamb chops, simply grilled fish, greek salad, Greek Coffee and baklava. All fabulous along with many other fine dishes. I have been here over two dozen time and will be...More

Thank Walter11_22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again, you cannot go wrong with Greek in Astoria - they are all good, and this one is one of our favorites. As authentic as they come, lively atmosphere, fresh fish, good food and service... Enjoy

Thank nycgreenwich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to many Greek restaurants in Greece and in America and this place tastes so authentic! Just a fantastic place I highly recommend!

Thank TTheo105
Dianna L, Owner at Telly's Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are flattered by your review! Thank YOU!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came across this place while walking the area...Seemed worth a visit so we sat at the bar and ordered food and drinks off the dinner menu. Everything we had was excellent and the service was prompt and personal. While there we learned it was a...More

Thank GusDaMan
Dianna L, Owner at Telly's Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review! we appreciate your time and buisiness!

Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Came here for Mother's Day. Service was mediocre. They took our order and came back sometime afterwards to say that two of three entree items on the menu were not available. Then we placed a second order and they seemed to forget one those orders...More

Thank patnovak
Dianna L, Owner at Telly's Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

I sincerely apologize that you were missing an order. Please understand that Mother's Day is the busiest day of the year for most restaurants. That being said, we do take pride in customer satisfaction and would love to have you dine with us again and...More

Reviewed May 2, 2017

I've been there several times and I have never been disappointed. The sea food is outstanding but my favorite is the Musaka. I can't recommend this place enough. Check it out

Thank Stephanie L
Dianna L, Owner at Telly's Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed April 26, 2017

great place to celebrate both the Catholic and Greek Easter this year; easy to get there by train (N to the last stop Astoria Ditmars Blvd) within 2 blocks walking distance; nice atmosphere and simple decor

Thank Caren J
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Four of us went for a Weds lunch. We ate Tzatziki, grilled octopus, sword fish skewer, lemon potato, Greek salad, grilled shrimp, grilled chicken, baklava and Greek coffee. Our foodie friends declared it to be the best Greek food they have ever had. We started...More

Thank LTPratt
Dianna L, Owner at Telly's Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We sincerely appreciate your great review and Thank you for your years of loyalty!!

Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

A great greek taverna to go and enjoy your food with friends and family. The food most of the times is excellent. The staff and the owners are so happy and friendly that you want to ho back again and again

Thank DemetraCyprus
Dianna L, Owner at Telly's Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much!!! see you again soon!

Reviewed February 18, 2017

i truly had a great time at telly's taverna. great atmosphere, great food, and great service. i would definitely come here again and would recommend it to anyone looking for a good meal.

Thank gs0061
Management response:Responded February 28, 2017

I am so appreciative for your review! Thank you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2813 23rd Ave, Astoria, NY 11105-2707
    (28th and 29th St.)
  • Public Transportation: Astoria - Ditmars Blvd (N, Q) Astoria Blvd (N, Q)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-728-9056
  • E-mail
We serve delicious Authentic Greek food and are known for our grilled meats and whole fresh fish along with other fresh seafood. Our authentic Greek cuisine is prepared using recipes directly from our family cookbooks. We make everything to order and use the freshest produce, fish, and meats available. In fact, you can even see how fresh our seafood is as we have it on display.We serve favorites such as saganaki, taramosalta, skordalia, and whole fish including snapper, sea bass, and spearings. We also grill lamb chops, rib-eye steaks, chicken souvlaki, spiced burgers, octopus, salmon, and swordfish. Enjoy our full bar, stocked with wine, beer, and premium liquors. Telly's Taverna is devoted to make your experience exceptional!
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