- GREEK TAVERNA -
325 West 42 St.
New York, NY 10036
Apollo's First Love
Apollo's first love was the nymph Dafni. As he pursued her,
she called upon the gods to help her escape him and was immediately transformed into a laurel tree. Still in love with her, Apollovowed to always wear a crown of laurel. As the originator
of the Pythian games, and as the god of poetry, he swore to crown all victors, heroes and poets with wreaths woven of laurel leaves.
The leaf of the laurel tree is also known as the bay leaf
(dafni, in Greek). It is an essential ingredient in many cuisines,
especially those of the Mediterranean. Used either fresh or dried,
the leaves impart a subtle but distinctive flavor and fragrance to food.
Dafni is a family-owned-and-operated Greek Taverna in New York, New York that offers a broad variety of undeniably flavorful dishes you will not soon forget in a truly special and cozy environment. Our chefs put together a genuine Grecian meal for you. Created with only the very best ingredients
Dafni Taverna, conveniently located in the heart of Times Square and the theatre district, provides a dining experience reminiscent of a small village in Greece. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, from the beamed ceiling to the wood plank floor, from the exposed brick wall to the soft Greek music playing in the background.
THE MOST AUTHENTIC GREEK STYLE FOOD
Dafni Greek Taverna takes pride in offering not only the most genuine Greek style food, but a fresh and healthy take on ancient Greek dishes. Our ingredients are anything but common and our commitment to high quality and excellent dishes is what drives every last choice within our selection.
“There is sincerer love than the love of food.”
- George Bernard Shaw -
LET US CATER YOUR NEXT EVENT
We cater for all sizes and groups, making every occasion memorable, by our traditional, fresh flavors and professional service. We have happily catered Greek flavors to the New York City area for over 10 years. Call Dafni for your next company event or family gathering. Questions? Call us for any questions, concerns or inquiries to discuss your next event at 212-315-1010 or fill out the form below.
325 West 42 St. New York, NY 10036
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