Souvlaki GR Midtown

4.6
954 reviews
$30 and under
Greek

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Casual
Souvlaki GR offers a little taste of Mykonos in the heart of NYC. After an award-winning food truck and four years of continued success at our Lower East Side location, we have expanded to Midtown in order to continue providing New Yorkers with authentic Greek souvlaki. One step across our threshold, and we hope you"ll be transported to the cobblestone alleys of Mykonos and Santorini in order to enjoy our signature Souvlaki Pitas and other classic staples of Greek cuisine.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 954 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.3
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4.4
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Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vgonz
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Has been our "go to" restaurant even during COVID days. Will always come back for the grilled octopus.

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Customer
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I placed an outdoor reservation for 8pm. When I arrived, I was informed that there weren't any tables available outdoors. When I politely explained to the waitress that I had reserved a table outside, and would be happy to wait for a table, she became very rude and said it wasn't her problem and that there wouldn't be any outdoor tables for the rest of the night. I've eaten at this many times and have never had any previous issues with the service. I understand that working under the stress of a pandemic isn't easy, but that doesn't offer an excuse for rudeness. If you can't guarantee outdoor setting, then don't list it on OPEN TABLE as a reservable option.

For those that don't feel comfortable eating inside yet, I would advise taking your business elsewhere.

DA
vipDAS76
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 11 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always great. Octopus and lamb!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing restaurant with the best food! Every time we go to NYC it’s a must!

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GraceM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We sat outside and they have a cute outdoor seating. Food was very good and very reasonable. We live close and will definitely make this a local favorite.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall2food3service5ambience5

Must have some supply issues, we went on a Tuesday night and they couldn’t serve us half of the items on the menu.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time with friends! Food amazing and service relaxed and easy! We loved it so much! ❤️

MM
MelM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the food at Souvlaki GR - it is truly authentic Greek food - makes me feel like I am back in Greece. :)

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vipDukie
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place; the food is delicious and prices are reasonable

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vipDukie
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Greek food at reasonable prices. I really like this place!

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vipdrbf
Washington DC
108 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. This is a real neighborhood gem. Highly recommend.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the beat Greek restaurants in Manhattan!

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vipCookie
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fresh and delicious, service excellent and everyone was extremely friendly. Wonderful dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

A little loud for business meeting.

SC
vipShariC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience1

Showed up for my 6 p.m. reservation exactly on time, but had to wait for a table. A group of 6 showed up at 6:30 for their 5:30 reservation. They moved a group of 4 who were seated at a large table to MY table and the group that was an hour late to the large table. So instead of seating my group, they told me I had to be "flexible" and made me wait another 20 minutes. I mean, honestly? Rude. I guess they forgot the meaning of customer service. If someone comes an hour late, why should I suffer the consequences?

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Rachel
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a break from an event and made a reservation. We were seated right away. The octopus was amazing! The Honey Jack Lemonade caused us to drink more than we planned! The service was wonderful! Hercules, our waiter, was so sweet. We even got complimentary ouzo shots at the end of the meal because we "were nice". The only downside is only one bathroom in total for both men and women. But go! We'll be back for sure!

JR
JRAV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always consistently great. The service is unmatched. My go to for meeting friends or a cute date night!

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vipOwlLicks
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Reservations mean nothing; we were in a crowd fighting to even talk to the hostess, who couldn't seat us for at least 30 minutes. We had to scramble to make plans before an 8:00 curtain. Still got the OT points, though, which is a credit to how disorganized they are.

CM
vipCandaceM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience2

Great good, but very loud and rushed. Wouldn’t recommend if you plan on taking it slow, otherwise amazing Greek food!

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vipneldam
New York Area
123 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful & authentic Greek menu and superbe service. Have been here several times now will definitely return.

JZ
vipJZ74
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Definitely book ahead - especially on a Friday night pre theater. I alway over order ( we had 3 mezzes and two mains) -great to share. Lamb chops are yummy.

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vipLisa
New York Area
64 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience3

Excellent voice but VERY cramped seating space.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always amazing food & the service.

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vipdrbf
Washington DC
108 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. This restaurant is a real neighborhood gem. I highly recommend

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience5

The food was excellent! Our only issue was that the “bottomless” blink champagne isn’t bottomless. You pay for every bottle after the first bottle. We even asked prior to ordering the details of the bottomless champagne and we were given different information. Our bill ended up being double what it should have been.

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vipCustomer
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply the best!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Love this place. Served quick. Skewers are a good start. Pastitsio is the best.

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vipEats
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience2

The good is very good for the price, casual, noisy and crowded. Portions good size

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Donatella
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place. Great food. Very authentic.

SM
ShannonM
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience1

I love the food here so much - but it is so loud you can't speak to your dining guests.... ugh.. hate that!

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RebeccaL
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was delicious. Hostess wasn't very kind, but maybe she was having a bad day. Would definitely go back.

MB
vipMonaB
New York Area
75 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience2

This was my third time dining in at the restaurant. I order in often as I really like the food.

We ordered the lamb special. It was almost all fat and bone. Very little meat. I wouldn’t order this again as it was very disappointing

My server, Neoni, was fantastic as she was the last time I dined at the restaurant.

PK
vipPK800
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful restaurant. Great buzzy atmosphere, quite harried but friendly. Even with a reservation you always have to wait, but it’s worth it. If you have somewhere to be after dinner, add a half-hour to your reservation time. Great octopus, lamb, Greek salad, fries with feta.

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vipdiscerningdiner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall2food4service3ambience1

We came here soon after the restaurant opened and loved the food and it had a nice quiet atmosphere. I'm so happy they have so many people who want to eat here, but it has become a nightmare for a nice, relaxing dinner. We went on a Saturday night with a reservation, but our table wasn't ready when we arrived. We waited about 10-15 minutes and were shown to our table. All of the seating is very cramped and the main objective of the staff is just to get the hordes in and out. The food we ordered was delicious, but it all came so quickly (my main course arrived when I was not even halfway through my appetizer). The overall dynamic of the restaurant is so frenetic that it is impossible to feel like you've had a dinner out. I would like to think I will come to this restaurant again, but maybe on a weeknight early in the week when nothing is going on at Carnegie Hall or City Center.

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vipJeffreyG
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience1

Meh! Terribly noisy and crowded. Chicken Lemon Rice soup had no rice, thin and watery. Sliders were tough balls of meat. Lamb chops overcooked, my friend asked for medium-rare and they were gray, through and through. Service was quick but brusque. Couldn't wait to leave because of the noise level. Price was low, so a reasonable budget option. Other people seemed to be having a good, if raucous, time, but it was not great for me.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved this little gem. The food was so delicious and tasty. Our server was very attentive and pleasant. I look forward to going again very soon!!!

MH
MichelleH
1 review
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

This is some of the most delicious greek food I've had in NYC, and all of it is fairly inexpensive. Service is fast and attentive. The decor of the place is really cool--I feel like I'm in Santorini--but the space is incredibly loud and claustrophobic. It's a great place to go for a casual meal (I've been here many times), but not the ideal place for an intimate conversation. You'll feel like you're sitting on someone else's lap. Other than that, it's wonderful.

JS
JeffS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Small dining area that can get noisy during peak hours. Food was okay and a decent value. Wouldn't order the side of fries since you get those with a lot of the sandwiches and entrees (although they don't necessarily make that clear on the menu)

MF
vipMarkF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Terrible Rude Hostess! We had reservations and arrived 4 minutes after our reservation time. We were told that we could only have 45 minutes to eat and then we would have to leave the restaurant because they had a large party coming to the restaurant. When we asked why they did not let us know prior, she basically told us she didn't care and that it would be fine since most people only need 45 minutes to 1 hour to eat. We then asked if we could stay for 1 hour and she said no.
I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone. They were nasty and did not care about customer service.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great price! Will definitely be back a lot!

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You can order delivery directly from Souvlaki GR Midtown using the Order Online button. Souvlaki GR Midtown also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Souvlaki GR Midtown also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 974-7482.

Souvlaki GR Midtown is rated 4.6 stars by 954 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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