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East Village
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128 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-6100
+1 212-473-0220
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Went back again to Pylos. The food really is amazing (not the sardines which are horrible). But once again, service was really really bad.

Thank LESLES002
New Orleans, Louisiana
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

We had a wonderful dinner at Pylos this month. The restaurant is comfortable and attractive. The menu has a good variety of traditional and modern Greek food. Pylos a step up. Many of the dishes are good for sharing with the table so that everyone gets to try a variety of flavors. The wine lis is fairly priced and the... More 

Thank Nolads
Los Angeles, California
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425 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

This restaurant was highly recommended to us and we agree! Firstly the ambiance is lovely. The acoustics are such that you can actually have a quiet conversation. I loved the art and especially the clay jugs on the ceiling. But of course the food is the real reason to come. We started with the delicious Avgolemono soup, and each of... More 

Thank ZZMimi
New York City, New York
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447 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite NYC Greek restaurants. Make a reservation or you will not get a table. We had avgolemonia soup (excellent), pazaria (beets), kolokuthia and melanzana tykanites (fried zucchini and eggplant) and haloumi sautéed in raki with grapes (unbelievable) with wine, saving room for excellent galaktobouriko.

Thank Marciahi
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155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Four of us had appetizers, mains and shared a dessert and two bottles of wine last night. Everything was excellent. Herring, octopus and bean/tsatziki and taramasalata were all fresh and tasty and beautifully presented. Two of us had the lamb shank, one the lamb chops, and one the branzino. Delicious all! The waitress recommended a new wine that was not... More 

Thank JandSNyc
Greenvale, New York
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

After reading all the great reviews, we decided to try the place. First----be prepared to be sandwiched in between a row of VERY close tables-----you have to move the table to get to the rest rooms!!! Tables are very small and be concerned about knocking something over. Secondly----although the service is attentive, it is a bit TOO much so with... More 

Thank joyalex
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Loved everything about the feel of this restaurant. The terra cotta vase ceiling the lighting, the decor and Greek music softly playing in the background.?The food was amazing! Started off with saganaki, pitakia with pasturma and octopus. All was cooked to perfection! For dinner we had lamb chops, ribeye, Bronzino and shrimp and scallops ouzo. Couldn't have asked for a... More 

Thank Toula P
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555 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

In Eastern village, a simply and though nicely decorated restaurant in a cosy atmosphere, with a nice welcome, good and healthy Greek plates, around 35 usd per person

Thank TaDaYeah
San Mateo, California
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177 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant in East Village. Perfect night out with friends (would go for a date night too). Shared the grilled octopus with balsamic glaze. Perfectly cooked, but would have preferred with simple olive oil and lemon vs glaze. The traditional Greek salad was outstanding! The tomatoes had beautiful flavor and perfectly vine ripe. We shared a grilled Dorian fish that... More 

Thank Tiny_Bubbles007
New York City, New York
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106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

A Sunday lunch with friends in Pylos was a delight. The restaurant was doing good trade but wasn't too busy or noisy. We ordered the taramasalata, Greek salad (eliniki salata), fried squid (kalamarakia tyganita) and meatballs (afrata keftedakia) and, as we said we'd be sharing plates, each dish arrived as soon as it was ready. The food was uniformly excellent:... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-6100
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-473-0220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in East Village

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East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village, which offers plenty of unique small businesses catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the old-time neighborhood feel that you can still experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to wander up and down the streets searching for the newest hip spot, or an old-school favorite. In the center of the neighborhood, Tompkins Square Park serves as a gathering point for the New Yorkers that call the East Village home. The people-watching here is hard to beat.
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