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Dafni Greek Taverna

325 W 42nd St, between 8th Ave & 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-6930
+1 212-315-1010
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“moussaka” (39 reviews)
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“greek salad” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
325 W 42nd St, between 8th Ave & 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-6930
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised with the selection and preparation at Dafni. Our waiter was helpful in selecting both dishes and an accompanying Greek wine. We enjoyed the Dolmades, Piperies and Kelfedakia appetizers; a large Greek salad; and the seafood brochette entree. Although the atmosphere is...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dafni is located near Times Square and is excellent for before / after theater dinner.. The serve excellent Greek food at reasonable prices. I had the lamb shank, my wife the lamb chops - both ere very good. Our friends had the seafood dinner over...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to NYC on holidays for 10 days and found Dafni, fabulous food, yummy and delicious and just out from Times square which was nice. Tyical local area for work colleagues, ctch up, but the cheese dish is to die foe along with the garlic...More

Thank 567perry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a Friday evening before a Broadway Show. The service was good. The food is just so-so. I only had Tzatziki with pitas and fried calamari. The pita bread wasn't warmed up, as it usually is in my favorite Greek restaurant. The tzatziki was...More

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Chose it as it was close to hotel and theatre. Good choice! The lamb shank was the meal of the evening,,,delicious and succulent! The starter salad was good and loaded with cheese and the pita was amazing! Nice bottle of wine and great cappuccino made...More

1  Thank Dean S
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I visited this restaurant 3 times in 4 days that I was in NY . Thats how much I enjoyed it. I can say I am pretty picky with my food but this place definitely met my expectations. The service from John was so amazing...More

Thank MarinaIori
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of five. Everything was great. Good waiter, decent house wines, excellent and authentic Greek food, and good value for money. A gem near Times Square.

Thank Sicnarfer
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The Ford was wonderful. The spanakopita was delicious. The striped bass was tasty and flakey. The dips were delectable. The waiter was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful

Thank Samuel J
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I got the saganaki which was served in a ceramic bowl and soaking in oil. Very little taste and not your typical presentation. The gyro meat and tazziki was good. The Greek salad was just ok. Once again no taste. I will not be going...More

Thank 349nicolek
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Authentic Greek restaurant with many vegetarian options Nice ambiance must visit place Great customer service experience

Thank anudave85
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 W 42nd St, between 8th Ave & 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-6930
    (8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Times Square NQRW, 123, S, close to Port Authority ACE.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-315-1010
  • E-mail
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