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3401 30th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103-4620 (30th Ave. and 34th Street)
+1 718-721-7217
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri 10:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came twice past month but I don't think I'll be coming back soon. The service was terrible both times. Food is not what it used to be but I I loved coming here anyway, place has great location and it was a great meeting point for a bunch of friends. First time I thought they had an off day... More 

Thank Mamba R
Richmond, Virginia
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159 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had a nice lunch which seemed authentic. We tried the beet omelet for the first time and it was OK. The Spanakopita and the Grilled cheese waffle were very good, as was the Hummus brunch. We really liked the young lady who waited on us. She was so caring and friendly that it made it a very nice experience... More 

Thank ravi4travel
Munich, Germany
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding brunch for a great price. Had an awesome omelette which came with a side of fried fruit, which could have been a delicious meal in itself. Homemade breads and a complimentary mimosa topped off a delicious brunch. Friendly and attentive staff. Love this place!!

Thank Bandit215
Astoria, New York
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536 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Ovelia has transformed its food and service. Tonight we came here for a business meeting, great food esp the lamb entree. Peter our host gave us a great overview of the neighborhood and Greek life. I plan to be back again soon.

Thank neil102
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We came on New Years day for dinner with a party of 5. We ordered many of the restaurants vegetarian dishes to share & one pork chop dinner. What we ordered: Choice of three spreads: Kafteri, Tzatziki, & Hummus, served with pita. All of the spreads were tasty. The Kafteri, hot pepper spread, was the table's favorite. Fakies Salad: loads... More 

Thank overk
Munich, Germany
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place is AMAZING and not given the recognition it truly deserves. Made a huge mistake of going to Sanford's for brunch this morning. Looked at its ratings and thought it would be a better choice for our son's BD. What were we thinking?? The food quality, service, value and ambience could not come close to competing with Ovelia!!! Just... More 

Thank Bandit215
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128 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Astoria is becoming an area where the lifestyle of Manhattan has been replicated: more and better restaurants and bars have opened recently. Ovelia is one those. The location is very good, the décor is very appropriated with a reasonable inside area as well as an outside one. Food is good (presentation, preparation and taste), though not great. Service could be... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Met a family member there just for something light and they were very accommodating and provided some very nice light bites. And had a great vegetarian selection. I'm not Vegetarian but it was very tasty food.

Thank Ironwill87
New York City, New York
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208 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Sat for a little over and hour during Saturday brunch and not once did the server come to ask if we needed anything or if everything thing was OK. BECAUSE OF THIS , we did not order another drink (or two) and we did not order coffee and dessert, we just went next door. If service is not up to... More 

Thank Atheyrn
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

If there is less that one star I would give it to this place. I'm not big in writing reviews but I had to for this place. Good is not fresh and place is dirty Me and my friends got sick after eating here. Food smelled bad and taste was really funny If you are in this neighborhood do yourself... More 

Thank hopenyc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3401 30th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103-4620
    (30th Ave. and 34th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-721-7217

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?