About Death Ave Restaurant & Brewing Co
New York, NY 10001
Death Ave Restaurant & Brewing Co has a playful Hellenic inspired cuisine and cask cocktail program. The menus also features many classic American dishes but with a light Greek undertone. The edgy name is a historic name and we are paying homage to the history of the neighborhood that we are growing roots in. Our establishment is intimate and features a gorgeous 2000 square foot private garden patio. We push the envelop at Death Ave by making cleverly working Hellenic flavors, ingredients and cooking techniques into new dishes and drinks. From cocktails to dessert we take great pride in providing great product and service to our patrons.
American, Brewery, Greek
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30pm - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sun-Wed: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Thurs-Sat: 4:00pm-11:00pm
Brunch Sat & Sun 11:00am - 4:00pm
28th & 29th Street
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Death Ave provides an array of stunning event spaces for all occasions, from an intimate meeting to an extravagant outdoor reception. Our restaurant features options for indoor and outdoor events that can host up to 250 guests.
Death Ave Restaurant & Brewing Co Ratings and Reviews
Lovely little spot on ugly 10th Avenue. ...
Lovely little spot on ugly 10th Avenue. Decor is stylish and there are 2-3 enclave booths that can be curtained off for privacy. Outdoor space looks great. Food though is meh. And waaaay over priced for what it is. Brunch, for example, $18 for an egg bacon and cheese? WInes by the glass $15 - 18. No way. Burgers were fair. Fries, average. Those souvlaki tacos, fair. Salads had a very bland dressing. Wanted to love it as it is a charming space and staff is lovely but everything was just mediocre and overpriced.
A good find in a neighborhood with few o ...
A good find in a neighborhood with few options. Menu is eclectic, with lots of fun, casual versions of greek food, e.g. souvlaki taco, greek-inspired sliders. There were serious, traditional dishes as well, though we didn't try them. I doubt the cuisine would win many Michelin stars, but it was tasty, the portions were generous, and overall the atmosphere was warm and festive. The space looks thoroughly renovated and is quite handsome, yet not too slick, still warm and welcoming. A nice place for casual dining. I would definitely return when in the area.
I visited Death Ave about a year ago fro ...
I visited Death Ave about a year ago from Boston and fell in love with the atmosphere, amazing food, and creative menu. I knew I wanted to come back, so I specifically planned to return! Just as excellent as I remember.
Great space, some tables were tucked int ...
Great space, some tables were tucked into a alcove with velvet curtains. Nice rustic decor. The outdoor garden looked amazing with a bar, games, artistic lighting. Coming soon a brewery in the basement. Also offers a nice side room for small gathering.
Good food and good ambiance. Came here ...
Good food and good ambiance. Came here after a friend's art show opening. We had made a reservation and Death Row had our table ready for us. Because we were a few less than expected they easily moved us to one of the tables in their cubby sections just past the bar. So intimate and lovely and easy to talk closely with friends. We all had different meals and they were all delicious. My sausage tacos were especially wonderful. I love going to this restaurant!
Steve and the rest of the staff at Death ...
Steve and the rest of the staff at Death Ave. really made our night out a special experience. The shots of house-infused banana bourbon were so smooth and flavorful! Their beer selection is good, but it will become even better once their own brews go on tap (They said some time next month!). The dip trio was an excellent appetizer; the portion size was great and the flavor was exceptional. We also had the Souvlaki "Tacos" with eggplant which were incredible! We will definitely be back!
The place shouldn't be open yet. The foo ...
The place shouldn't be open yet. The food was ok, service was absolutely horrible there were 3 tables in the entire restaurant and the waiter messed up our order and would never check on our table we had to get up to pay. Also they are not a brewery they don't brew their own beer yet this should be noted the place is not good at all I would never come back here to eat. Maybe in the summer when the backyard opens
The decor is nice, but the food is very ...
The decor is nice, but the food is very over-priced for what it is. You can get much better Greek ("Hellenic") food elsewhere, with more vibrant flavors, and better craft cocktails elsewhere as well. Bottles of wine that retail for $12 were $17/glass. Not remotely worth the price.
Great space and interesting menu. The f ...
Great space and interesting menu. The food was very good. Service was slow due to a large party ahead of us. Waiter was attentive and apologetic for the wait. Would go again - lots of different seating areas with private booths and an outdoor central patio. Very nice place.
Service was fast, servers were polite. O ...
Service was fast, servers were polite. Ordered a small appetiser, one small side (that I was talked into because the appetiser portion size was so small), and a small desert that somehow all cost fifty dollars. I will probably not return because the prices are absurd for the very modest portions.
I made reservations based on the reviews ...
I made reservations based on the reviews and menu. I had high expectations and they were exceeded in every way. Open table offered the option of having flowers sent to the table, they were there when we arrived. I noted it was an anniversary dinner, they set us in one of their curtained, private alcoves which was surprisingly quiet give the busy bar. The drinks with infused spirits set the tone for a classy, fun evening. The food was outstanding, I had the Hellenic BBQ with steak and B had the souvlaki tacos.. You must try! They finished off our evening with a suppose dessert with a candle (unplanned by me) and two glasses of champagne. The staff was very attentive, they didn't seem to mind whose table was whose.. They all kept a discreet eye in case you needed anything. They are all knowledgable about the menu and cocktail items.
I could not have asked for a more wonderful evening. Please.. Please try this place. The bar crowd was hopping, restaurant is low key dress code and it can be as fancy or as casual as you want it to be. Well done!
Slow and inattentive service. A bit over ...
Slow and inattentive service. A bit overpriced.
Ordered drinks and ended up leaving before ordering food.
In Death Ave's defense, it still seems as though they're trying to get the restaurant/brewery operational, whilst still trying to serve customers. Not sure that approach is working all that well at the moment.
We may try again in a few months, once the restaurant has gotten into more of a rhythm.
The food was delicious at Death Ave, but ...
The food was delicious at Death Ave, but the service was slow and they forgot our last two dishes - we had to remind them. We attended for Movie Monday and we loved the outdoor seating and ambiance. The food was way too expensive for what it was, but would go back for Movie Monday/ambiance.
Went here for a dinner with 4 co-workers ...
Went here for a dinner with 4 co-workers, all of whom have discerning taste. Death Ave did not disappoint - our dinner was phenomenal. Whereas I had eaten here before, it was everyone else's first time and definitely not their last!
Our dinners included the tacos, the cod, grilled chicken and sliders. Fried pickles for the table and fig ice cream for dessert! Great selection of wines.
The only complaint or critique I would have concerned the burger. I ordered it sans bun or fries and what remained was not as listed on the menu. When I questioned this, the waitress replied that the menu wasn't printed correctly. While accommodating, this should have been mentioned in advance. This is the reason I gave the "service" a score less than perfect.
We sat in the backroom, off the back patio. Sometimes backrooms can feel like a left over or an after thought; instead, this felt like the main event, comparable to the front bar area. Next time we will request to sit out back, as the courtyard looked so charming.
Good food, not great service.
Death Ave Restaurant & Brewing Co has a great covered outdoor dining area, with a good menu. I ordered the reconstructed Horiatiki salad, with added chicken, my friends had the tacos and a pasta dish. My salad was good, though the one large crouton was a little difficult to "deconstruct" into edible sizes without effort. My friend raved about his tacos with truffle fries. The tacos were so good that he wished there had been three instead of two. The pasta dish was also well received, and we were impressed with the quality of the pasta. The patio was covered with a thick canvas that provided shade and a moderate amount of protection from the rain, which did occur that night.
The biggest drawback to dinner was the service. There was a fair bit of waiting for our orders, and check-ins to see how things were going were few and far between. We had all finished our drinks and sat waiting for someone to ask if we wanted another drink--at a brewery. This was a Saturday evening, and there did not seem to be that much activity. We suspect it was because of the service (and the rain), because the food is good and the ambience was better than average for NYC.
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