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Kefi

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505 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10024 40.783411 -73.979061
nr. 84th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-873-0200 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Greek
  • Price Range: $$

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  • Reader Rating:

    8 out of 10

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Official Website

kefirestaurant.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, noon-3pm and 5pm-10pm; Fri, noon-3pm and 5pm-11pm; Sat, 11am-3pm and 5pm-11pm; Sun, 11am-3pm and 5pm-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

B, C at 86th St.

Prices

$12.25-$21.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
  • Notable Chef
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Romantic
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Reservations Not Required
  • Catering
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

70th St. to 96th St., Central Park West to Riverside Dr.

Profile

After two years of turning away practically pitch-fork-wielding mobs of souvlaki-starved customers they didn’t have room for, Kefi’s Michael Psilakis and Donatella Arpaia have traded up to a bigger space. Aside from 130 more seats, the new Kefi has much to offer that the old Kefi did not: namely a credit-card machine, a reservationist, brunch, lunch, and some kind of ouzo-dispensing contraption. The rustic Greek dinner menu remains intact, with the addition of several new items including a Kefi burger. And the prices remain shockingly low, with appetizers ranging from $8.50 to $12.25, and pastas and entrées from $12.25 to $21.95.

Note

As good as the pastas and main courses are, it’s fun to make a meal out of several meze and sample the ouzo selection along the way.

Ideal Meal

R.P.: Spreads to share, meatball soup, pasta with braised rabbit, or pork souvlaki. R.R.: Warm Feta, crispy cod, walnut cake with walnut ice cream.

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