We were in the area at a museum and saw the great reviews for this restaurant, but were disappointed. It is clearly a local casual spot, but really quite mediocre. I make much better tzaziki, flavorless taramasalata. Calamari was good, stuffed grilled sardines not good. Maybe stick to the basics: Greek salad, souvlaki, we didn’t get those but they looked decent.
All colored people were seated either second floor or backside (near bathroom). Was it coincidence?
Amazing experience. Great service. I was late for my mother’s birthday reservation and all I had to do was call and they held our table. Our server was incredibly kind and ensured we enjoyed everything. I’m a local and just moved to the area. I will be coming back! Thank you so much!
Food and service were good but too noisy. It was hard to talk.
I just made up that value since i had to answer something. I didn't really see the bill.
Excellent food, great ambiance, terrific service. The best Greek food omg the upper east side.
We had had two very good meals at Korali and so chose it as a spot to bring international friends.
The portions are extremely generous and the service was friendly and attentive but the food was only fair-spreads and bred were very good but entrees were bland as were the salads.
A great neighborhood Greek restaurant that has a constantly good food.
The vibe is always fun and service is always good. We shared the Branzino for 2 and a salmon with 4 women and there was enough food. Prices are always fair and it was a great evening.
Delightful atmosphere and staff! Lamb shanks and Aperol Spritz were delicious!
Food is very good. Staff is attentive. Pleasant atmosphere.
The food was so fresh and delicious! The wait staff very friendly and accommodating! It was a great evening with family and we will be coming back again!
Late night weekday dinner. Food excellent, service excellent. Kind of place that if I lived in the neighborhood, I'd eat there every week and be on first name basis with the owner and staff
Tip: the "appetizer" stuffed sardines are a meal. Order to share.
We love Korali, a neighborhood gem. Food is always delicious and the atmosphere is lively.
This is our go to local neighborhood restaurant and we love the owners, the food and the service. Highly recommend
We had a wonderful meal at Korali. We were greeted enthusiastically and since we had a reservation later in the evening and it was less crowded we were asked where we wanted to sit and had the option to sit in the more bustling downstairs or quieter upstairs. We chose upstairs and had a comfortable corner table.
Our server was friendly and knowledgable and helped us try a new wine with a unique flavor (that was still reasonably priced). The food came quickly but was fresh and authentic greek fare.
The meal was not cheap but for the area and quality the price seemed fair to us.
We'll definitely be back!
We celebrated our anniversary and the owner and staff
were lovely! The food, delicious! Thank you!
Absolutely delicious! We love everything here and would highly recommend.
Nice neighborhood spot. Welcoming. 3rd time. Great Greek salad. My friend loved the huge lamb shank. My fish was not that fresh - disappointing. Left 3/4 which should have been a clue to attentive staff. If had not been with a guest I would have said something. Great bread. Walnut cake too spicy for desert.
Korali never disappoints! This is a wonderful restaurant with kind employees, delicious food, large portions, and a beautiful environment. My partner joined me for his visit and immediately said, "We must come back here!" Thanks for a great lunch.
Favorite Greek restaurant in the city. Everything we ordered was excellent, the service was friendly and waiter was accommodating.
Loved the food and ambiance. Highly recommend for good food and lovely atmosphere. Casual and lovely.
The food is beyond awesome. I could eat here every single night!!
A little pricey for what it was and felt a little rushed but overall a good neighborhood spot - always busy but tables can be secured w a little forethought. Staff is friendly but a bit hurried. Food is always fresh. I think their prices went up with their new menu. Will keep going bc there’s nothing else like it in my neighborhood.
Amazing evening with family of 4 , including teenage children. The ambiance is true to traditional Greek culture, and the place run smoothly. Fish was outstanding.
Everything was perfect at first. The host was welcoming, the service great and the food so fresh and delicious. The tomatoes looked so good they could have appeared in an ad. As the evening wore on, the noise level increased. Otherwise, perfection!
This is my second visit to Korali. The food has been consistently excellent. The service is first rate.
Lovely and delicious!
Good greek food, good greek wine, responsive staff
Wonderful food and ambience for any occasion
It's my go to place whenever I attend 92Y events. I'd go more often but I live in NJ.
A lovely Taverna with delicious food. There’s something for everyone
Have always had a good experience here and this past Sunday night was no exception.
Great restaurant and fabulous food and wine. I made the mistake of choosing the upstairs seating. The ceiling is very low and it is unbelievably loud. Impossible to hold a conversation as everyone is yelling to be heard. The downstairs and the bar seating is ideal.
Korali never disappoints. Service and food were both excellent.
Always delicious and dependable.
Korali never disappoints. Consistently fabulous no matter when you can get there. I mention Korali to people downtown, or near by office on 24th and 7th and they know of it and how wonderful the food and service is here. Everyone treats you like family... even if you are not greek. Well, maybe everyone is greek when you walk inside Korali?!
Great service and fantastic special of fried whole anchovies. King Pranw were superb. Second visit and we'll be back.
This is an outstanding restaurant, with delicious food, helpful servers and friendly informal atmosphere. The fish dishes are varied and tasteful (grilled salmon done to perfection - rare but wonderfully cooked.) The salads absolutely fresh. Ordered three appetizers for the whole table (6 of us). Completely sufficient. The restaurant's one drawback is the noise level, especially loud in the upstairs dining area. Our party arrived early and was doing fine with conversation until after 7:30, at which point we could barely communicate without shouting. Otherwise, Korali is an exceptional food experience, and I intend to return often.... anticipating an early dinner!
Great meal. Varied choices. Small plates excellent. Entree sharing with small plates works well. Will return again...and again!
Wonderful restaurant, but a bit pricey. I am sure I will return.