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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

We choose this eatery for lunch because of the location to our hotel and the TA reviews. I had the Spanakopita, a Greek Salad, and my partner ordered the fixed price lunch with the Winter Salad, Grilled Salmon, and Greek Yogurt dessert. We enjoyed everything...and the service was quick and efficient. The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because our waiter was in a big hurry, not very talkative, and didn’t take the time to fully answer our questions.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 3, 2020

Cant leave a review regarding the food as we didnt stay to eat. As we was staying in the hotel attached (Wellington) we called in with friends to have a drink whilst we waited for our rooms. The 2 waitresses upon arrival were sat having...their lunch so were already annoyed that they had to get up and serve us - sorry isnt that your job?! Once she had been rude and slammed our drinks on the bar she went back to sit down and both girls decided to have a full blown argument with one another infront of ourselves and other guests. Glad we had already decided not to eat there, which is a shame considering the excellent reviews regarding the food but first impressions count.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020

This was an excellent choice for a greek lunch in New York. The food and the service were excellent. We would go back

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 26, 2020

Went here for lunch and ordered off the Prixe Fix menu. The food was delicious, healthy and so much food! The desserts were delicious as well! If you have the chance - go here! I can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 24, 2020

A friend took me to Molyvos for my birthday. I have passed by it many times but never stopped in because the exterior wasn't anything eye-catching. However, I got a big surprise when I stepped it. The decor is fabulous. It had the feel of...a classy french bistro. The food was excellent and the service was superb. This would be a great place for a romantic evening for two or to impress guests from out of town. Yes, as in most restaurants in NYC, you will be sitting cheek to jaw, but I did not feel anyway claustrophobic. However, I noticed the bar area was quite small, where patrons had to stand in an aisle that leads to the dining area. Its quite popular on a Saturday night, so you must make an reservation!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 9, 2020

We chose Molyvos because we were going to a concert at Carnegie Hall. However, it was so good that even without the proximity to the venue, it's worth going here. Service was cheerful; one of our party ordered a Dewar's and got a bourbon, but...they replaced and offered a complimentary drink in addition. Two of our party ordered the Restaurant Week prix fixe menu (lentil soup, keftedes,stuffed cabbage, dessert) and we were very happy with our choices. DH ordered a fish which they deboned, and the coriander potatoes which were delicious. Everything was perfectly cooked. The ambiance is very pleasant. The coffered ceiling keeps noise down. I love Periyali but I have to say that Molyvos has the nicer decor,More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 4, 2020

Went here for after dinner drinks with a coworker last night. Sat at the bar and the bartender was FANTASTIC! We had wanted a nice dry Cabernet but she suggested a fabulous Greek wine that was a Cabernet Franc. DELISH! Based on the service, the...wine and the decor of the restaurant we will be back for sure and highly recommend!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 1, 2020

We were here for a pre-Broadway musical dinner and the place did not disappoint. Great appetizers, great main course (Molyvos Pasticcio and seafood pilaf were both great), and good efficient service. Good for a pre-theater dinner.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020

Two members of our party had the 3 course fixed price dinner, and two of us did not. Lahano Dolmads (Stuffed Napa Cabbage with Ground Lamb, Beef & Pork), Lavraki (Sea Bass), Yemista (Stuffed Red Pepper - vegetarian), Spanakopita (Filo pastry with spinach), tasty but...you only got 4 small pieces and they were fairly expensive. Everyone enjoyed their meal. It was tasty, overall very good but not the best Greek food. We had ordered a variety of spreads, but our server forgot to bring them. Our dinner was also accompanied with a nice bottle of red wine. The atmosphere was pleasant, not too noisy. The restaurant was not too busy at 6:30 pm. Overall recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020

I fancy myself a competent Greek cook, and I confess I was blown away by the excellence of the dishes we ordered. I loved that the moussaka was served in individual casseroles and was loaded with meat instead of potatoes and other filler. The "rolled"...baklava was also excellent--I will try this technique next time I make it, as it keeps the pastry from being drowned in the honey syrup. The avgolemeno was very tasty but I prefer it thicker and missed the rice that they intentionally omitted in order to keep it light. And the wines were elevated as well--best retsina I've ever had. To top it off, I've seldom been served by anyone as pleasant and competent as Stavros. Definitely go here for the finest of Greek cuisine.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Shorts are fine for children.
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They have a pre-theater dinner from 5-7pm for $42. That information was on their website.
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