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Kellari Taverna

19 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-5902
+1 212-221-0144
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“spanakopita” (43 reviews)
“seafood” (70 reviews)
“greek salad” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-5902
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Kellari Taverna
1. Warm Atmosphere
"This is a wonderful spot for those that crave fresh fish."
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2. Great Service
" Wonderful, well-prepared fresh fish and Greek salad."
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3. Perfect New York Location
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1 - 10 of 693 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here with a business associate who had been here previously. Outstanding seafood selections for appetizers and entrees. Fish selection is wide and can be shared. There are a small number of non-seafood items for someone in a party who did not want seafood. Moderately...More

Thank Tom G
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

By far one of the best meals we had in our week long visit to NY! Food was delicious ( the lamb special was wonderful!) and the ambiance perfect for a romantic dinner , wish we had had more time to enjoy it! We arrived...More

Thank warrencat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here after a show and was very satisfied. The staff was helpful and friendly and the food was excellent. We enjoyed the king crab legs , lamb chops and sea bass. The scallops were average You cant go wrong with the goat cheese gelato...More

Thank vacationisfun_8
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked in on a cold Friday, looking for a quick lunch, and we weren't disappointed. We sat at the bar, and the bartender, although busy, was attentive. We had soup and salads, and they were delicious. Just look at these pictures! The feta in...More

Thank Tina T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, I found my go to spot in New York City. There are so many things on the menu and everything I ordered was top shelf so I have to come back to try the other items. They of course bring a breadbasket with Olives...More

1  Thank fishpictures
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Friendly & accommodating on a busy night! My wife & I stopped in for a quick dinner...she had been there before but it was my first visit!! We were warmly greeted and immediately seated. Daria, our server was sweet and patiently fielded my many...More

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here pre-theater and ordered the pre-theater menu. the portions were very good and everything was extremely tasty. The restaurant is beautiful and the staff is wonderful!

Thank twosacharm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

nice atmosphere, not very fast service. And all the grilled dishes are sauced (and lobster and octopus - to coals)

Thank Вадим К
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good wines, good food, lively atmosphere. Just the seating took a while. Overall recommended. We'll be back :-).

Thank Janchen007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the before/ after theatre prix fixé menu. It was good. The appetizers were pleasant. The branzino was very nicely prepared. The walnut cake and goat milk ice cream were tasty. Service was friendly.

Thank Limoncelloh
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Questions & Answers
27 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Stavros A | Property representative |
Yes we have Gluten free items - and we are happy to accommodate guests with allergies.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$70
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-5902
    (Between 5th & 6th Aves)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: F, D, B, M; 42nd St. - 6th Avenue 4, 5, 6, 7; Grand Central St N, R, Q; 42nd St. - 7th Avenue Railroad: Long Island Railroad; Long Island and Queens Metro-North; Westchester, Putnam & Connecticut New Jersey Transit; New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-221-0144
  • E-mail
Kellari Taverna is located in the heart of New York City, three blocks from Grand Central Station, Times Square and the Theater District. The dining room decor evokes a subterranean wine cellar designed with contemporary elegance. Kellari features the traditional Greek taverna specialties, such as grilled whole fish, prime chops and meats, and an eclectic selection of contemporary Hellenic savory appetizers ("mezedes") created by our chefs. Our menu also features a variety of Greek cheeses, baked or flamed 'Saganaki' style, as well as a selection of Raw and Marinated seafood. The Kellari dessert menu includes innovative specialties such mastiha pudding and warm sokolata with halva ice cream as as well as traditional favorites such as Baklava and Galaktoboureko. Kellari Taverna offers an extensive international wine list.
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