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Ammos Estiatorio

52 Vanderbilt Ave, New York City, NY 10017-3808
+1 212-922-9999
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (13 reviews)
“saganaki” (7 reviews)
“octopus” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
52 Vanderbilt Ave, New York City, NY 10017-3808
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I went here initially based on a friend’s recommendation. They were not open during their normal hours. I went back tonight for happy hour. I went to the bar and got little assistance as to what the specials are. There are none. The wine I...More

1  Thank Geekontherun
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I was some set back with the food and service. Once 4 people understood I was dining alone, the service improved. The food wasn’t that great. Compare to other places, it just above average. I got the grilled octopus but was that great, actually served...More

1  Thank J B
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I want to go back and take my adult children! They will love the fish selection and ambiance. Our service was great, food delicious, and the environment was welcoming!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Ammos Estiatorio **** Quiet Oasis near Grand Central Station A.E. was a very welcoming, casual-elegant restaurant near Grand Central Station (5 minute walk). The menu offers a wide variety of mezes and a wide selection of the freshest of fish. Their sun-kissed flavors of Greece...More

Thank Adventure Diva
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Nice place to dine with a interesting dishes to chose from. Well-prepared fish dishes. Service was a bit slow, as we had to chase down the server for the bill (needed to catch a train). Typically priced for this cuisine in Manhattan. Dinner for two...More

Thank lqdassets
Reviewed 25 January 2018

My wife and I have dined at Ammos at least two or three times when we're in Manhattan and they have surpassed our expectations and then some every time. But we recently had a meal in a class all of its own. I'm half Greek...More

1  Thank Mrscissors
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We ate here on a Friday. We asked for a quiet table & they accommodated us. They were a little short on staff early on, but other staff arrived. The appetizers of Octopus ($22) and Kolokith zucchini friters ($16) were only fair, especially when comparing...More

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Nice atmosphere and across from Grand Central Station. I stopped in for a late dinner. The fish was fresh and the prices were reasonable. The staff was friendly and they had a good wine list. They were running discounts on Saturdays.

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great location near the Central Station in New York. Standard 'Greek abroad' decoration. Crowded and quite noisy at peak lunch time. Good menu options, the staff you expect for Greek restaurants abroad. Food OK, again at the expected level (good) but not more. Service was...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Good service and good food albeit 75 dollars for a red snapper is too much. You cannot Taste that anymore. Noisy restaurant but good ambiance

Thank Rob P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Vanderbilt Ave, New York City, NY 10017-3808
    (45th & Madison)
  • Public Transportation: 4,5,6,7 and Metro North to Grand Central Station S or 7 from Times Square.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-922-9999
Description
If you feel the urge to slip off your shoes, we understand; "ammos" is Greek for "sand.” This is in airy, light-filled restaurant and lounge, where sandstone pillars conjure images of a sun-drenched Greek island.For a casual lunch, a romantic dinner, or to celebrate those special moments in your life, you found the right place. Ammos is conveniently located in the Theater District just steps away from Grand Central Station.Ammos offers a three course pre-theater menu for only $33 and the best prix-fixe lunch in town including selection of the freshest fish, brought in daily from the Mediterranean water.We import many of the fine ingredients directly from Greece, such as sea salt, dried oregano from Taygetos, capers and caper berries and many of the staples used in the dishes-like first and cold pressed extra virgin olive oil, honey and the feta cheese produced on a family farm in Greece.Choose from a wide selection of whole fresh fish brought in daily from waters around the globe. Come and taste the Fagri (Mediterranean Snapper) and the Barbounia (Red Mullets).Join us for drinks during our lounge hours - the perfect place to unwind after work before heading home on the train, and a great setting for a meet-up anytime.Ammos Estiatorio will dazzle and delight guests with two stunning venues for dining and entertaining. We can accommodate up to 200 guests for a cocktail party and 150 guests for dining, as well as smaller groups of up to 25 in our private Mezzanine area.
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