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Ovelia

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34-01 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11103 (30th Ave. and 34th Street)
+1 718-721-7217
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri 10:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Astoria, New York
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531 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Ovelia has transformed its food and service. Tonight we came here for a business meeting, great food esp the lamb entree. Peter our host gave us a great overview of the neighborhood and Greek life. I plan to be back again soon.

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Thank neil102
Philadelphia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We came on New Years day for dinner with a party of 5. We ordered many of the restaurants vegetarian dishes to share & one pork chop dinner. What we ordered: Choice of three spreads: Kafteri, Tzatziki, & Hummus, served with pita. All of the spreads were tasty. The Kafteri, hot pepper spread, was the table's favorite. Fakies Salad: loads... More 

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Munich, Germany
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This place is AMAZING and not given the recognition it truly deserves. Made a huge mistake of going to Sanford's for brunch this morning. Looked at its ratings and thought it would be a better choice for our son's BD. What were we thinking?? The food quality, service, value and ambience could not come close to competing with Ovelia!!! Just... More 

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Thank Bandit215
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127 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Astoria is becoming an area where the lifestyle of Manhattan has been replicated: more and better restaurants and bars have opened recently. Ovelia is one those. The location is very good, the décor is very appropriated with a reasonable inside area as well as an outside one. Food is good (presentation, preparation and taste), though not great. Service could be... More 

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Thank JCFC_LX
Belfast, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Met a family member there just for something light and they were very accommodating and provided some very nice light bites. And had a great vegetarian selection. I'm not Vegetarian but it was very tasty food.

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Thank Ironwill87
New York City, New York
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205 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Sat for a little over and hour during Saturday brunch and not once did the server come to ask if we needed anything or if everything thing was OK. BECAUSE OF THIS , we did not order another drink (or two) and we did not order coffee and dessert, we just went next door. If service is not up to... More 

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Thank Atheyrn
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

If there is less that one star I would give it to this place. I'm not big in writing reviews but I had to for this place. Good is not fresh and place is dirty Me and my friends got sick after eating here. Food smelled bad and taste was really funny If you are in this neighborhood do yourself... More 

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Thank hopenyc
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Ordered the most flavourful park choos and home fries. Seasoned to perfectiin and enough to bring home for another meal. Bar is a swanky wine and bariata bar ao not really a beer mans spot but food ia well worth a go. Lovely outaide seating and open front too

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Thank Enda W
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Now this is definitely a cool place to visit and experience. The food was impeccable and the overall experience of Friday night out in Astoria. The appetizers were all amazing. We had the feta cubes and ended up ordering more. The meats were flawless. All of them. We ended up getting a bunch of entrees and sharing them in the... More 

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Thank Nick P
Harwich, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

A friend and I had dinner at Ovelia on Saturday – not as good as past meals. The music was louder. Smoke from the outside seats wafted in. The ambiance wasn’t there. We started with Xino Mauvro, a very nice red Greek wine. We split an appetizer of warm Feta cubes with toasted sesame seeds and honey – also very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34-01 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11103
    (30th Ave. and 34th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-721-7217

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