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Dafni Greek Taverna

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325 W 42nd St, between 8th Ave & 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-6930
+1 212-315-1010
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“moussaka” (39 reviews)
“baklava” (28 reviews)
“greek salad” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
325 W 42nd St, between 8th Ave & 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-6930
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were seated promptly with our reservation, and our server was wonderful. My dietary restrictions are no fun, but our server was friendly and helped me customize what I needed. We started with grilled haloumi, which was salty and good, then I got a chicken...More

Thank PotatoFiend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This simple storefront place with little decor was just ok for a lunch. The Greek salad was actually a little disappointing. A whole branzino was below top places. The moussaka proved good, But this did not offset the overall mediocrity. However, the price is moderate.

Thank bill19742015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised with the selection and preparation at Dafni. Our waiter was helpful in selecting both dishes and an accompanying Greek wine. We enjoyed the Dolmades, Piperies and Kelfedakia appetizers; a large Greek salad; and the seafood brochette entree. Although the atmosphere is...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Dafni is located near Times Square and is excellent for before / after theater dinner.. The serve excellent Greek food at reasonable prices. I had the lamb shank, my wife the lamb chops - both ere very good. Our friends had the seafood dinner over...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Went to NYC on holidays for 10 days and found Dafni, fabulous food, yummy and delicious and just out from Times square which was nice. Tyical local area for work colleagues, ctch up, but the cheese dish is to die foe along with the garlic...More

Thank 567perry
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Went on a Friday evening before a Broadway Show. The service was good. The food is just so-so. I only had Tzatziki with pitas and fried calamari. The pita bread wasn't warmed up, as it usually is in my favorite Greek restaurant. The tzatziki was...More

Thank Tina P
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Chose it as it was close to hotel and theatre. Good choice! The lamb shank was the meal of the evening,,,delicious and succulent! The starter salad was good and loaded with cheese and the pita was amazing! Nice bottle of wine and great cappuccino made...More

1  Thank Dean S
Reviewed March 27, 2018

I visited this restaurant 3 times in 4 days that I was in NY . Thats how much I enjoyed it. I can say I am pretty picky with my food but this place definitely met my expectations. The service from John was so amazing...More

Thank MarinaIori
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of five. Everything was great. Good waiter, decent house wines, excellent and authentic Greek food, and good value for money. A gem near Times Square.

Thank Sicnarfer
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

The Ford was wonderful. The spanakopita was delicious. The striped bass was tasty and flakey. The dips were delectable. The waiter was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful

Thank Samuel J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 W 42nd St, between 8th Ave & 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-6930
    (8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Times Square NQRW, 123, S, close to Port Authority ACE.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-315-1010
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