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APPETIZERS​
beet salad
greek feta, fresh herbs, skordalia, red wine vinaigrette
romaine salad
hearts of romaine, dill, creamy feta cheese dressing
free-range chicken cutlet
grilled shrimp
feta cheese pizzette
add choice of shrimp, chicken breast with manouri cheese or grilled vegetables
spanakopita
individual spinach pie, crispy filo, feta cheese, mixed greens
steamed mussels
ouzo, greek feta, vine-ripened tomato, fresh herbs
maryland jumbo crab cake
maryland lump crabmeat lightly sauteed, frisee, gigantes beans
grilled octopus
grilled​ octopus, extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar, gigantes beans
ENTREES​
mediterranean seabass spetsiota
slow baked in a light tomato sauce with onions and potatoes
grilled tuna salad
sesame​ crusted and lightly grilled over mixed field greens
grilled royal dorado
steamed wild greens
seafood trio
tuna, shrimp and salmon kebabs, grilled garden vegetable
salmon burger
avocado, fava bean puree, steak fries
organic veggie burger
vine-ripened tomato, zucchini, steak fries
lamb yuvetsi
oven baked in an herb tomato sauce with orzo
DESSERTS​
galaktobouriko
citrus custard wrapped in filo and drizzled, orange honey
baklava
toasted walnuts and almonds in filo, homemade syrup
yogurt sundae
thick sheeps milk yogurt, candied fruit
fresh fruit plate
About
Thalassa Restaurant, located in a historic building at 179 Franklin Street in Tribeca, Thalassa has been a neighborhood fixture since 2002. Once used as a warehouse for Greek olives and cheeses, the space (designed by renowned architect Jean-Pierre Heim) is now one of the most authentic Greek eateries in New York City.
PRICE RANGE
$41 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed January 24, 2020 via mobile

I visited Thalassa with my girlfriend during restaurant week. The dishes served were tremendous. I can really recommend the octopus with the Gigantes beans as well as the Lauraki and the lamb chops. The atmosphere is relaxed and the music is not too loud for...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 4, 2020 via mobile

Excellent Greek and American in a beautiful setting. Super attentive service. Try the oysters at the bar before the dinner, the sauces are exquisite. Definitely pick the trio of fish tartare, the dips, and the octopus to start. The lamb shank is a great entree,...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 18, 2019

Thalassa is absolutely amazing!!! I had my baby shower there (as well as engagement party back in the day) and both events were remarkable. They are super accommodating, work with your budget, offer you so much more for a much better price than other NYC...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2019

I had two amazing events at Thalassa Restaurant. One was my wedding reception, the other was my non-profit's annual fundraiser. Both events were magical, fun, classy, but not stuffy. The food is delicious and the service outstanding. I can always count on Thalassa to make...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 16, 2019

My wife and I dined on Saturday night with a 7:00 reservation. We were given a warm welcome and reviewed the fish options (whole fish on ice) prior to being seated. Our server was very helpful in making our choices. We were given warm bread...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 12, 2019

We arrived at 830 on Friday night and were alarmed to find no one there in the place. As most people we judge how good a restaurant is by how busy it is especially in NYC and especially on Friday night at 830. We almost...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 1, 2019 via mobile

I love Greek food and enjoy it as often as possible. I can say that this restaurant far exceeded my expectations. The seafood was fresh and full of flavor. Our appetizer was the grilled octopus, and for my main, I ordered the swordfish with asparagus....More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

I had dinner at this restaurant last night. I picked it up as a “ Mediterranean restaurant near you “ on Google. It was an amazing dinner, twith impeccable service.experience experienceexperience experience.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 24, 2019

A wonderful first class dining experience. The maitre'd was extremely professional and courteous. As I am Greek any greek restaurant has to meet high standards and Thalassa more than met them. We had a number of small plates which not only were delicious but also...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019

Perfect lunch in a lovely setting. I went with 4 of my friends and all of us agreed that this is one restaurant that we would return to in the near future. To start, the service was exceptional. Steven, the maitre de welcomed us with...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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They are not posted. When we go, we buy a Living Social Coupon for $99 which is a 3 course meal plus a bottle of wine.
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