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Kellari Taverna

19 W. 44th St. (Fifth & Sixth Aves.) Send to Phone
212-221-0144 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A classic Hellenic culinary experience awaits in Midtown.

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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Mon.-Sat.
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Kellari Taverna Restaurant Review

: The name Kellari, "cellar" in Greek, refers to the 250 bottles of wine on offer and certainly not the space. With its soaring church-style ceilings and spacious dining room, it is anything but subterranean. The style is one of classic simplicity; the color scheme of warm beige tones, exposed beams of natural wood and white drapery create a soothing atmosphere in which to linger over the Greek and Mediterranean menu of traditional taverna selections. Mezedes, or small plates, include grilled kalamari in lemon and phyllo pies with spinach, feta and leeks. The oven-roasted orzo with shrimp, scallops, mussels and clams is moist and delicately flavored. Chilean sea bass in tomato braised with onions, caper berries and potatoes is far more robust.
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