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Pylos

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128 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-6100
+1 212-473-0220
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17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sun 11:30 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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372 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food here is always good and service was good when we were there recently. The servers do not hover but are attentive. We had a few hot and cold apps instead of entrees. Great choices--calamari, meatballs, vegetables preps, etc. I loved it all! And, of course the desserts are made to perfection. A couple have berries or compotes; we had... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During my business trip, was brought to this restaurant for our dinner. The interior of the restaurant was very cosy and they do not have a big menu. They served this really nice warm pita before meal. Since it is a Greek restaurant, I suppose cant go wrong with the fish. I ordered the grilled whole fish and they asked... More 

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Sydney
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332 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 302 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered Pylos on our last night in New York. We had been renting an apartment around the corner. What a shame!! If we had gone here earlier we could have enjoyed it more than once. The food was fresh, tasty and delicious. The service was friendly and efficient. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Went back again to Pylos. The food really is amazing (not the sardines which are horrible). But once again, service was really really bad.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a wonderful dinner at Pylos this month. The restaurant is comfortable and attractive. The menu has a good variety of traditional and modern Greek food. Pylos a step up. Many of the dishes are good for sharing with the table so that everyone gets to try a variety of flavors. The wine lis is fairly priced and the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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425 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This restaurant was highly recommended to us and we agree! Firstly the ambiance is lovely. The acoustics are such that you can actually have a quiet conversation. I loved the art and especially the clay jugs on the ceiling. But of course the food is the real reason to come. We started with the delicious Avgolemono soup, and each of... More 

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New York City, New York
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471 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite NYC Greek restaurants. Make a reservation or you will not get a table. We had avgolemonia soup (excellent), pazaria (beets), kolokuthia and melanzana tykanites (fried zucchini and eggplant) and haloumi sautéed in raki with grapes (unbelievable) with wine, saving room for excellent galaktobouriko.

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NYC
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155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Four of us had appetizers, mains and shared a dessert and two bottles of wine last night. Everything was excellent. Herring, octopus and bean/tsatziki and taramasalata were all fresh and tasty and beautifully presented. Two of us had the lamb shank, one the lamb chops, and one the branzino. Delicious all! The waitress recommended a new wine that was not... More 

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Greenvale, New York
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

After reading all the great reviews, we decided to try the place. First----be prepared to be sandwiched in between a row of VERY close tables-----you have to move the table to get to the rest rooms!!! Tables are very small and be concerned about knocking something over. Secondly----although the service is attentive, it is a bit TOO much so with... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Loved everything about the feel of this restaurant. The terra cotta vase ceiling the lighting, the decor and Greek music softly playing in the background.?The food was amazing! Started off with saganaki, pitakia with pasturma and octopus. All was cooked to perfection! For dinner we had lamb chops, ribeye, Bronzino and shrimp and scallops ouzo. Couldn't have asked for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 16:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 16:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 16:00
Friday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-6100
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-473-0220

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

Staying in East Village

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East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village, which offers plenty of unique small businesses catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to wander up and down the streets searching for the newest hip spot, or an old-school favorite. In the center of the neighbourhood, Tompkins Square Park serves as a gathering point for the New Yorkers that call the East Village home. The people-watching here is hard to beat.
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