The Athenian is a 10-seat wine bar from the same people behind The Immigrant, another wine bar in the East Village. Along with a pretty big list of affordable Greek wines by the glass, they serve Mediterranean small plates like spreads and pitas, meatballs, and grilled octopus.
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The Mermaid Inn
A staple in the Infatuation playbook since back in 2003 when we were standing in line outside of terrible Manhattan night clubs and listening to nothing but Brand New and 50 Cent. The fish here is always fresh and fantastic, and the lobster roll is very solid.
Zaragoza is an excellent place for a quick Taco Fix in the East Village. Although eating in is an option, this should only be thought of as a Serious Take-Out Operation.
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Kyma is a big, upsacle Greek restaurant near Union Square. The seafood is reliably good (but a little overpriced), and it’s easy to get a reservation.
A classic Greek restaurant that's been around since the 80's, and still holds up today.
An unexpectedly great Greek restaurant on York Avenue. If we just had a better way to get up here, we'd be here all the time. Who wants to carpool?
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In a pinch in the Lower East Side, Souvlaki GR supplied The Infatuation with some great Greek street food. Yes, it’s random. And yes, it’s delicious.
Westville East is a great utility spot, especially if you’re looking to eat something kind of healthy.
Pylos is a longtime Greek restaurant in the East Village, and it's a perfect back-pocket spot.
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