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Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th

4.7
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2244 reviews
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$50 and over
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Mediterranean
In Greek mythology Avra is the Goddess of the breezes and thus Avra Madison aptly named. Our cuisine, gracious service and Greek Estiatorio inspired decor will invoke warm Mediterranean nights cooled by Avra's gentle sea breezes. Sit back, relax and allow us to transport you to the tranquility of the Mediterranean while you feast on charcoal grilled freshly caught whole fish, sip a glass of white wine from Mykonos and enjoy the company of friends and family.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
What 2244 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.3
value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Kaan
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Always love going Avra!!.. one of mine and my wife s favorite restaurant in the city and we always recommend Avra to our friends and family...... this time My sea bass wasn’t tasty at all... I don’t mind tomato sauce and onions but how about little bit of taste on them !!.. maybe chef wasn’t on cooking mood that night.. fish soup as my appetizer was very good even though tasted like can soup but I hope it wasn’t!. My wife liked her grilled shrimp entree and our friend was very happy with her halibut..... our server Emily (With red hair ) was sweetheart.. she was our server previously

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic!! Would love to go every week!!!

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CiprianN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing

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vipBassett
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You have done a spurs outdoor dinning experience. Thank you, thank you.
Wendy Luria Akin

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vipMilenaH
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great as always!!!

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vipRobertaS
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely outdoor space and delicious lunch. The dorado was well prepared and the meat ball appetizer was a meal. Yummy dessrtt

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vipJosephF
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Sat on the sidewalk on 60th st. Underwhelming service and the grilled Bronzino for (1) was “loaded” with a heavy butter sauce. Not expected on a beautiful piece of fish.

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vipROSEC
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Service, seem like they read your mind... any which is granted :-)

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vipPatw
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Our service was very slow and erratic this time around. In the past has been perfect. And, wasn't as crowed this time. Hopefully was a one off as perfect outdoor location.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The Pris Fixe lunch is of great value. They manage to set up tables outside in a fantastic way.

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vipJaGo26
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best outdoor experience in the city!

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hopper1008
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch service! Amazing service. didn't have to wait at all, were seated right away.

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vipjackdan
Atlantic City
21 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Food was Sub-par. the grilled prawns were overdone and the meat stuck to the shell, therefore no meat! very expensive for Prawns with no meat. nothing was done about it, no manager saying sorry, no-one offered to remake them or anything. very disappointed. forgot then sides, then came out cold. overcharged for dessert. waiter was nice. Lousy customer service. the front desk girl was SUPER Sweet!! she was the best part of the restaurant.

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vipBillyF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone at Avra was amazing and safe during my dining experience

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Always delicious but heaters were inadequate and we were all cold

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vipSaverin
New York Area
210 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Each visit further suggests Avra Madison is the best value Manhattan spot for lunch. The extensive choices with very few, albeit quite chere supplements($12 for an octopus starter, $16 for lamb chops), the generosity with olives, radishes and hummus with pita bread are a major reason for my rating. The very high quality of all ingredients, down to the tiny capers in a swordfish entree, are evidence of caring. Imaginably plated, perfectly prepared, generously portioned and well served make it difficult to contain one's enthusiasm. I only wish the fish of the day wasn't almost always bronzino, which is already one of the entree choices, and an occasional daurade. Winer prices offer no bargains, but where can you find them in NY? If this sounds like an infomercial, all I can say is go and see for yourself.

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vipPatw
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great outdoor lunch. Definitely will go back. Perfect afternoon.

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vipRalphH
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service.

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Mohit
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great Resturant! Incredible atmosphere and delightful staff and guests. Upscale dining considering Mediterranean and Greek classics. Very pleasant and fun dinner with a friend.

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nancyw
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Would help to have some heat lamps....rainy day and very damp and drafty
Staff a d food excellent - although one order came out wrong, it was quickly remedied.

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vipSusie
New York Area
62 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, service wonderful and enjoyed the cuisine immensely ! Truffle fries to die for , Lobster Linguini delicious !

Will definitely be back !!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food and safe outdoor dining. The Nigerian prawns are beyond delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve been a patron of AVRA for many years. The food is consistently delicious, the service is first rate, and the ambiance is beautiful. Best Chilean sea bass dish, ever!

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vipMarciaR
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great outdoor dining.

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vipTinal
Nashville
16 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, lively setting, and friendly, attentive staff made for a wonderful evening out!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vladimir is the best waiter ! Great guy. Amazing ambient and great food! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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vipMPPL
Sydney / NSW
25 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

one of my favorite places to dine in the city.

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JenniferP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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vipStevenU
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food and value great as always.

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vipFoodie
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our waiter was exceptional. Really bent over backwards to make us happy. We did the pre-fixed. Which is really a fabulous selection. The food was very good. It was a perfect meal

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vipMark
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience1

Amazing Service and the best food ever!
Always impressive and continues to be #1 in NYC!

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Savannah
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

$7 Cappuccino .. really - for a cup of coffee!

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vipMaruzella
New York Area
153 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food is as usual, absolutely delicious and the service is excellent and very attentive.
We’ve been coming to Avra for quite some time now especially for their valuable and affordable lunch special!Just noticed that, almost any item you order from their lunch special menu, has an extra added charge to it which defeats the whole idea of a “special” :(

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vipabigail
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is by far my favorite restaurant in New York City. The staff is wonderful, the food is always always always fresh and well prepared. Although I miss indoor dining, and yes it is available here, I find that the atmosphere they created outdoors is as good as it can be.

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vipKarynW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Avra's ambiance is enjoyable and a fun place to dine,
You are always well taken care of by the staff and who
attend to your needs. Our favorite Branzio Seabass with perfectly
grilled veggies top off the dinner, and made the night a delight

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Muy bueno la atención excelente

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a lovely dinner for my husband and me celebrating life.

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vipKseniaP
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

I love the place and come often with my friends. Never ever had any misunderstandings. But this time our waiter overcharged us and didn’t want to admit his mistake after I mentioned the wrong amount to him. I ordered tuna tartare and lamb chops from pre fixed lunch menu and my friend ordered tuna tartare from the regular menu. At the bill besides our drinks, 29.95$ for prefixed lunch and additional +5$ for tuna tartare (for the same pre fix) I saw 45.50$ charge for lamb chops. Which I mentioned to the waiter. I said that my friend ordered tuna tartare and lamb chops were from pre fix. The answer I received: “lamb chops at pre fix come at additional price”. Which we all know is not true :) I ended up not arguing with him. But for the full price he at least could bring me those delicious potatoes which usually come as a side. And I didn’t get them either. Anyway I love the place. Overall my experience was great. I will keep coming again and again because your food is always delicious. Just a little feed back.

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vipBillyF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone was great! Christian was accommodating and service was excellent.

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vipSaverin
New York Area
211 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Having had a couple dozen lunches here, with amazing consistency, I believe Avra to be the best lunch spot in Manhattan. Amazing 3 course prix fixe at $29, with numerous choices, very few supplements, a splendid lunch experience. All ingredients first rate, generous portions and exemplary service, particularly the bus staff. Last visit was outside, which I can't recommend. Much more comfor Bravo!table in the handsome dining room.

FAQs

Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar. Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 937-0100.

Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th is rated 4.7 stars by 2244 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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