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Taverna Kyclades East Village

228 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10009-3468
+1 212-432-0011
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“greek salad” (22 reviews)
“grilled octopus” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
228 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10009-3468
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this restaurant! It is small and unassuming, but food is incredible. Since I am a vegetarian we had spanakopita (sp?) and two different vegetable dishes. The salad was amazing so fresh and a huge portion as well as the broccolini with feta and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 1 week ago

In search of comfort foods, we dined on cold oysters, deliciously fresh and a massive bowl of Greek salad, grilled fish, lovely and perfectly prepared pork chops nibbled to the bones while sipping on doubly Cava with our meal. Very low key and plenty of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ccpark888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was excellent: Swordfish Prawns Octopus Squid Salad with feta (super fresh) Fried feta Lamb chops

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this place, off the beaten track for a tourist/business trip but well worth the visit and easily accessible on the green line.... A variety of specials we plumped for the sardines, Greek salad, a version of cheers similar to halloumi, lamb chops....all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank seanharley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a true greek experience in NYC this is the place to go. They do not take reservations, but the wait is worth it. Do not miss as starter the octupus, and the sausages. The labraki ( branzino) is always cooked to perfection,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andres M
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We arrived at the restaurant shortly before 6pm - good timing, as it quickly filled up. Our dishes were served quickly and without fuss. The fried peppers did what they said on the tin; the 'Kyclades Salad' was pretty heavy on the romaine lettuce. Chicken...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ADM1959
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I went with a friend . Iread the reviews before and they were true even though it is price the food was great .I other the same I order in my last tripto athens .grilled sardines was great with giant line beans in tomate sauce...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alex B
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This is greek at it’s very finest! This little restaurant hums with activity...everyone waits to sit down but once you do it all comes rolling out very quickly. The Saginaki and the calamari came out almost immediately and both were just perfectly prepared and so...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 890joeb
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

This was a family affaire (party of 10), started early around 5:30. The good thing with a lot of people at the table you get to try many different dishes. Glad we went early, even on a Monday it was quite busy. The restaurant is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cxcartist
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Great food! 2nd time here and great than the 1st!!! Gigantes Bean amazing! Octopus mmmm! Seafood pasta a most! Come back again!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank viajero02011
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June 18, 2017|
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Response from Robert A | Reviewed this property |
Mid week would be the best and earlier in the evening rather than later.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10009-3468
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-432-0011
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