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505 Columbus Ave, Between 84 & 85 Street, New York City, NY 10024-4467
+1 914-231-7854
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
505 Columbus Ave, Between 84 & 85 Street, New York City, NY 10024-4467
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've eaten at Kefi since it opened on 79th St, but it has been more than a year since I was last there. Overall the food is good and the vibe is nice. Last night they tried to seat us downstairs (even though it was...More

Thank jostef75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge space. Friendly staff. Good place for groups. Loved the tzaziki. Didn't come with enough pita bread. Waitress asked if we'd like more pita. Saw on the check that we were charged $1.50 for extra side of pita bread. Super uncomfortable chairs. More suitable for...More

Thank HaverfordColl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for an early Sunday afternoon lunch - at 12:00, they were serving both brunch and lunch. Ordered the Dried Tomato Hummus -- outstanding and served with warm, grilled pita. Entrees at the table included chickpea fritter souvlaki and orzo and shrimp -- both were...More

Thank eurotraveler
Reviewed 11 October 2017

very fresh salad, and excellent vegetarian ravioli, loved the sandwich too (cant remember what its called),

Thank namanniy
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

One of the smoothest tzatzikis I have eaten. Lovely lamb burger. My wife's lemon chicken was delicious (but too much potato). Friendly staff. We had a great evening here.

Thank pjthants
Reviewed 3 October 2017

After over-indulging on typical american food, of burgers, pizzas etc we were looking for something just a little different. a quick google search we discovered this little gem. The restaurant has a nice, clean environment, that was welcoming and comforting that was very relaxed. the...More

Thank May C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went to restaurant with my family to celebrate birthday on a Friday evening. Great experience. The food was delicious. The hummus the best I ever had. All dishes were well done. I had the branzino over spinach and it was perfect. My granddaughter's lamb burger...More

Thank AndresFortino
Reviewed 22 September 2017

If it's all about the food and the service - this is the best Greek in Manhattan. I've had Greek in Astoria - little Greece, but this really gave it a run for its money. It's elegant food, amazing service - Reesa was our server...More

Thank Pianotel
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Second visit here - slim pickings for reasonable quality food in NYC especially on UWS where bland food is in. The demise of TLV nearby means even fewer places so if you are looking for mediteranean food Id suggest you come here. Good lunch specials...More

Thank Con B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

To be succinct. The cocktails were mediocre, they read better than the execution. The food was ok. The calamari was good, the grilled octopus wasn't so good - rather more mushy in the center than I like. The mixed grill was mixed indeed. It consisted...More

1  Thank TravellingTrio720
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Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Columbus Ave, Between 84 & 85 Street, New York City, NY 10024-4467
    (Between West 84th and 85th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: B & C trains to West 86th Street, 1 train to Broadway & 86 Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 914-231-7854
  • E-mail
MP Taverna is Chef Michael Psilakis' modern approach to traditional Greek cuisine. With three locations across the greater NY Area (Irvington, Astoria & Roslyn), each blends a bustling dining scene with a friendly, neighborhood approach. Guests are welcome lunch, dinner, brunch & happy hour and can enjoy a variety of Mediterranean inspired dishes like Grilled Octopus, Grandma's Meatballs with tzatziki and lemon, a lovely piece of Grilled Branzino or a tender, fall off the bone Lamb Shank Yiouvetsi. This is a mere sampling of the variety of dishes the restaurant offers, along with an extensive offering of seasonal cocktails, wine & craft beer.
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