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Thalassa

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179 Franklin St, New York City, NY 10013-2857 (Greenwich and Hudson Street)
+1 212-941-7661
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17:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was set back in a quiet street and the food was spectacular. The starter was big enough to be a main but I would highly recommend the stuffed squid starter and the fillet mignon main - absolutely delicious. The service time was also very good.

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Thank 127dee
New Jersey
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful spot with fabulous fresh fish. Location is off the usual beaten track, but worth heading downtown. The decor is understated. Service is excellent and the food worth the money. Good for a date or a big event.

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Thank margay
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I ate here first at a banquet and it was inedible. On the way out I saw seafood displayed that I wanted to try so went back thinking it would be better than banquet food. Wrong. It was expensive and bad. Mushy King Shrimp, bitter langustinos, it just was bad. Skip it. If they were once good, they are no... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Pleasant enough place but with a wee problem serving fish. Which is tricky when your speciality is seafood and fish. Onehand's son is a chef who's the first to say cooking fish well is not easiest thing to do (steaks by comparison are a walk in the park) and here the fish was overdone. So while it's nice to have... More 

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Thank OnehandEconomist
New York City, New York
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133 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We eat Greek food whenever we can. often it's casual and not suitable for 'a nice night out' or in sketchy neighborhoods This was a great find. High end location, beautiful modern decor- it feels very chic and then the menu is filled with sophisticated versions of known flavors. No gyros or souvlaki here. Fresh grilled fish. Not overrun by... More 

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Thank kipaco
Seattle, WA
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

An attractive room on a side street in TriBeCa hearkening back to a genteel professional European style of service. The menu is heavily weighted to seafood but surprisingly the two items I wanted were not available. Our meal was good and my vegetarian friend was accommodated by the kitchen.The food was good and perfectly good but not overwhelmingly so. The... More 

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Thank EngagedSeattle_WA
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I ate dinner here last night with a group of 32 people. We sat on the main floor in the back with 5 tables of 6 people. The food was outstanding/amazing and the service was great!! My boss has high standards and he was happy.

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Brick, New Jersey
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My first time to this restaurant. It was wonderful. Staff, service, food, ambience - this place has it all. We tried the small plates as appetizers - lamb chops and spanikopita - they were both delicious, most tender lamb I have ever had. We all had seafood for dinner. It's all fresh, on display when you come in. We couldn't... More 

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Thank njdori
New York City, New York
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161 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Although this is not on par with New York's best Greeks like Milos, it is a great location and the space is large, well-designed, and airy. It makes for a very relaxing dinner. I assumed there are times when it is crowded but when we went last night, Wednesday, it was well attended but not overwhelming. It was a terrific... More 

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new york
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

It was our second time in Thalassa and we loved it again.The place is beautiful,nice decor and layout.The food is delicious!We had octopus for appetizer and fish for main course and it was excellent!The bottle of Greek Chardonnay went very well with our meal.The service was excellent as well.We got complementary glass of desert wine with the desert and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Franklin St, New York City, NY 10013-2857
    (Greenwich and Hudson Street)
  • Public Transportation: 1 Train to Franklin Street A, C, E to Canal Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-941-7661

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Staying in TriBeCa

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TriBeCa
What’s in a name? In this case it is the unique title of “Triangle Below Canal Street” that became a popular nickname in the 1970s. An attractive neighbourhood filled with handsome lofts on the edge of the Financial District, this lovely slice of Manhattan offers plenty of fine dining experiences and art galleries. Plus, it’s home to the city’s most exciting film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, that takes place here every year. TriBeCa is a great place to take a leisurely stroll before stopping into one of the many local restaurants or bars for a satisfying meal and cocktail. You’ll see families out for an afternoon walk, and don’t be surprised to come up with the occasional celebrity sighting. With such a great vibe, many of the city’s most famous residents call this neighbourhood home.
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