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Dafni Greek Taverna

325 W 42nd St, between 8th Ave & 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-6930
+1 212-315-1010
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“moussaka” (45 reviews)
“baklava” (26 reviews)
“pita bread” (21 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
325 W 42nd St, between 8th Ave & 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-6930
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am a huge fan of Greek food and was not disappointed here! Great sized portioned and very reasonably priced. Service was tremendous, demetrius was our waiter and could not have been more attentive! Thank you for providing us a lovely meal and service on...More

Thank Emmagarvican
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Showed up here for lunch. Party of 5 no reservation. We were seated immediately. Menu was expansive. Food was delicious. A gem. If you like Greek this is the place.

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tasty food, good atmosphere, friendly efficient staff. On a busy night, they were happy to squeeze us in and I am glad they did. Rustic Greek food that is reasonably priced for NYC.

Thank Tonyagbc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often, when I am in a Greek Restaurant, I order Baby Rib Lamb Chops. I did at Dafni's and they were done exactly the way I ordered them. There was a choice of Rice and /or Potatoes and I chose the Potatoes. I do not...More

Thank Decor71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beyond exceptional! Went here last night, the food was incredible and wow can I say that's a lot of food for sure. I enjoyed everything that was ordered. Going definitely come back for sure. Excellent job by all. Our waitress was incredible...More

Thank LovestheUSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Across the street from Port Authority next to any army surplus store,the only options used to be fast food. Dafni raises the culinary IQ of the block tremendously. That said, the lighting is cafeteria bright, the tables are very close together and the food is...More

Thank Catherine c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in with 6 people for a late night dinner after a play and the food was excellent for all. Close to Time Square but a little outside the bright lights. But, some of the best Greek food I have had in NYC. And not...More

Thank Lulugumbo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place...I stumbled across it last year on a business trip and was excited to return this year. Having a Greek uncle and two Greek roommates at college and you learn what good Greek food is - this is it. I was traveling...More

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Despite being in NYC and having access to some of the world's best restaurants, we were feeling a bit punk and wanted some good comfort food. Dafni did not disappoint. I had the moussaka and my husband had the gyro plate. Good food, decent wine....More

Thank noranekko
Reviewed 5 November 2017

My husband and I coming home from Comic Con wanted a bite to eat. After searching we decided to try here. The food was delicious and despite what other reviewers said we had excellent service. We had the fried cheese as a shared appetizer. I...More

Thank ErisShaw
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and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 W 42nd St, between 8th Ave & 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-6930
    (8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Times Square NQRW, 123, S, close to Port Authority ACE.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-315-1010
  • E-mail
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