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250 Park Ave S, at 20th Street, New York City, NY 10003-1402
+1 212-995-0242
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (58 reviews)
“lamb kebab” (21 reviews)
“hummus” (32 reviews)
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Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
250 Park Ave S, at 20th Street, New York City, NY 10003-1402
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant was beautiful. We had a great table near the window. The Mediterranean appetizer plate was delicious. We also had the risotto and a spaghetti dish. We also shared the scallops which were amazing. The service was excellent although slightly rushed. I will definitely...More

Thank lauderdalelocal2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had brunch here with friends on Sunday. This place gets energetic! With their distinctive cocktails (get the Smoking Fruit!) it's not hard to believe the conversation gradually gets louder and the vibe more playful. With a great soundtrack in the background, along with Stevie Wonder's...More

Thank Froogie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us went to Barbounia for a birthday dinner. The restaurant is just beautiful and so lively. We had a wonderful table near the open kitchen and had a great waiter who really knew the menu. We started with the most delicious hot bread...More

Thank kathytuchman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was great. The appetisers to share of haloumi and crisp calamari was excellent. For the main we shared the special of the day, lamb French cutlets. They were so good we ordered another serve. The service was good too. Only issue was the noise....More

Thank Pauline0570
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Perfect place for a Sunday bottomless brunch with friends: the GM and waiters are super friendly and attentive, and the food is generous and delicious! Definitely recommend

Thank Camille K
Reviewed May 9, 2018

While the food is pleasant and the staff friendly. Seems like this place has an identity crises. Nothing seems authentic. Its a busy place and no shade here, just an opinion.

Thank Kotcho
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

I came to Barbounia for a business dinner, it is a very clean well decorated place. Staff are well dressed and organized l. The manager seems to be keeping an eye on things and the servers are attentive. Classic Mediterranean style and food. Specially the...More

Thank Walid I
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

It was good meal, nothing exceptional. Meat was ok but not that tasty. The fish was better. Very expensive!

Thank Alberto S
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Food outstanding, reservation is a must. We be seated right away, as several NY restaurants the seating space is limited, yes is about your seat. We had octopus as appetizers, really good and I order the duck shawarma, amazing, tender, lot of flavor and a...More

Thank Andre O
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Barbounia's interpretation of MIddle Eastern cuisine (it's named for a delectable Mediterranean fish) is lively, surprising, and, mostly, delectable--if somewhat pricey. Don't miss the Grilled Portuguese Octopus, Green Tahini, Flash-fried Cauliflower, and gossamer Hummus appetizers. Of the main courses, The Moroccan Fish Tajine had intriguing...More

Thank Jeanne S
Flatiron District
Offering many of the city’s best restaurants and shops
set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets - much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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March 7, 2017|
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know if they stick to the halal guidelines. There are other Indian restaurants in the same neighborhood that I know do offer halal food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Park Ave S, at 20th Street, New York City, NY 10003-1402
    (20th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to 23rd St or L,N,Q,R,W,4,5,6 to Union Square
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighborhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-995-0242
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