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Mari Vanna

41 E 20th St, New York City, NY 10003
+1 212-777-1955
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
The European cuisine at Mari Vanna has made a name for itself on TripAdvisor, where crowd favorites are the borscht and the chicken pie. One diner shared, "Kvas, borscht and blini...More
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European, Eastern European, Russian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
41 E 20th St, New York City, NY 10003
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very tasty food and a friendly staff. Order the Perogen! Good choice. Also try the chicken kiev (cna not get it everywhere). Best is to go with a group and order many of the different dishes and share.

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Mari Vanna is a Russian outpost for fun people to hand out. Cozy yet funky, it has some really wonderful approaches to service that are a little different than most NY restaurants. The wait staff were all lovely and accommodating. We had the house cured...More

Thank puzzlepiece2017
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I’m originally from Russia and we’ve traveled extensively including recent holiday trips back to Moscow and St Petersburg where we enjoyed very good Russian food in many places. Therefore I’d never thought that we’d spend almost $200 including tip on Russian dinner for three which...More

Thank g0team
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Head great time and delish appetizers. It feels like you are at my grandma"s living room and she made Russian crepes with caviar for you. We Definitely are coming back!

Thank Marianna K
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I heard about this place from a friend of mine, she ate there while visiting NYC. I really wanted to check it out someday. And it finally happened! A very nice place, very cosy and clean, small, but nevertheless comfortable. My mom, me and my...More

Thank olasweetmol
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I found this little jewel of a restaurant a few years ago with at the time my three tween children. We were starving and before driving back to CT dropped in for dinner. Wonderful, Delightful and my kids loved the Russian cuisine! Now I have...More

Thank persnicketypromo
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A hidden gem that has the feeling of a 19th century European manor with some funky graffiti (not sure why, but interesting nonetheless). Comfortable and cozy. Service was good and the food was delicious. Great Russian menu. And, the lunch Prix fix was wonderfully delicious...and...More

Thank PhilpHKearney
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Visited Mari Vanna end of Spring for early dinner. This is a cozy place to catch up with friends or have a date night at. The decor is elegant. The food is traditional Russian and they serve interesting flavored vodka. We had a pleasant evening...More

Thank Manhattan114
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A great Russian restaurant. The decor is authentic and an interesting mix of elegant and kitchy. The servers are knowledgeable and friendly. Thefood is authentic and alwayswell prepared and the bar exceptional. They infuse18 different flavors of vodka at the bar. Its a fun place...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

What a fun and eclectic restaurant in NYC. The rooms are very colorful and the food is traditional Russian fare.

Thank Stuart S
Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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Jennifer H
16 January 2017|
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Response from Dario A | Reviewed this property |
No, casual is ok! Enjoy the Russian food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 E 20th St, New York City, NY 10003
    (Park Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 6 & R trains to 23rd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-777-1955
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