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Pera Mediterranean Brasserie

303 Madison Ave., New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-878-6301
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
303 Madison Ave., New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is very good, although a bit on the pricey side for what you get. I ordered what was basically a Greek salad with chicken and it was $27. The pita bread they offer at the start of the meal is delicious. The dining room...More

Thank NewYorker1993
SocialTheoremDA, Public Relations Manager at Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for the great review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your evening with us, that pita is delicious - hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met friends for dinner in Restaurant week and had the menu. The calamari was perfectly done, crisp and not oily. The take on the zucchini pancakes was novel but tasty. The main courses were good - the chicken tavuk was moist and flavorful. Desserts -...More

Thank miniroy
SocialTheoremDA, Public Relations Manager at Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and kind words! Thrilled to hear you enjoyed your evening with us, we hope to see you again soon for more great nights and eats!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended for a business lunch last week. Really nice ambiance. Modern but inviting. Plenty of space between tables. A little noisy during lunch hour but manageable. Interesting open kitchen layout. To start, we had the traditional spread of dips and chips and the grilled octopus....More

Thank Younggeezy
SocialTheoremDA, Public Relations Manager at Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so happy that you and your party enjoyed your meal with us! We do apologize for the long wait time, this is not our standard and we appreciate your feedback. We...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018

Pera is a great restaurant - the staff are friendly and attentive, the food is GREAT ! The pricing given the location is as expected, we tried the Calamari starter (the best we have had in NY and we had a few), King Prawns and...More

Thank Max L
SocialTheoremDA, Public Relations Manager at Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review Max, we're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! Excellent order options as well. We hope to see you again to try more of our menu!

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

I have been to Pera many times over the years and the quality and service have been diminishing. At most recent visit, the host and servers were not welcoming or helpful. It was a slow early Friday night and it was only as if we...More

Thank Omar Z
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

The food, the wine list and the service are pretty cool. They offer half price bottles on Sundays and they also have a great pre fix menu for 38$ so you can have an exceptional dinner for a really reasonable price. I definitely recommend this...More

Thank Ignacio B
SocialTheoremDA, Public Relations Manager at Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you Ignacio! We hope to see you again for more great evenings!

Reviewed June 27, 2018

This is a lovely restaurant but the food didn't measure up. On a slow Sunday night we ordered from the prix fixe menu. The smoked lamb tacos were tasty but the village salad with tomatoes, cucumber and feta was overly vinegary and a bit soggy....More

Thank Gingembre
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This is a nice upscale Mediterranean restaurant. Four of us ordered the sampler platter. Plenty to eat. Nice variety of food including chicken, lamb and beef. Wine by the bottle was half price. Would definitely go back

Thank Barbara S
SocialTheoremDA, Public Relations Manager at Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi Barbara, thank you for the excellent review! We're thrilled to hear your enjoyed your evening with us and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 10, 2018

We met friends for dinner and it was somewhere between average and very good. We split an entree and a couple of appetizers. The Dip Trio and wheat salad were great, the mixed grill OK, but a bit expensive for the portion size. Service was...More

Thank Ron T
SocialTheoremDA, Public Relations Manager at Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Hi Ron, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we appreciate all feedback and will use it to better our overall experience in the future. We wish you a great day.

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

I love the atmosphere. Arrived early for lunch and the restaurant was quiet - by noon the place was hopping! Loved the branzino wrapped in grape leaves. Very unique and delicious. Loved the bread that was served with the meal. And loved the chocolate ,...More

Thank AmyC723
SocialTheoremDA, Public Relations Manager at Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review Amy! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us, we hope to see you again soon!

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Leslie R
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Yes we can, there are many gluten-free options on the menu. Pls mention gluten-free preference when making reservation or to your server upon seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$35 - $65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Madison Ave., New York City, NY 10017
    (41st and 42nd)
  • Public Transportation: The 4, 5, 6, 7 and S Subway Trains stop at 42nd Street. The M1, M2, M3, M4, M42 and M104 buses stop at East 42nd Street and Madison Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-878-6301
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Description
With the elegance and sophistication unique to Midtown Manhattan, Pera Mediterranean Brasserie is a fine dining restaurant near Grand Central that refines timeless foods created on the warm shores of the Mediterranean. In our quest to become one of NYC’s best restaurants, Pera doesn’t only offer traditional Mediterranean dishes. Our acclaimed chefs, one American, the other Turkish, collaborate to make foods found nowhere else, crafting a unique Mediterranean cuisine that is the envy of some of the best NYC restaurant chefs. Whatever comes from our kitchen or off our grill, whether marinated, seasoned, braised, or skewered, Pera creates food unmistakable and unforgettable. Customers and critics agree: Pera is truly a NYC experience not to be missed.
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