Taverna Kyclades

★★★★☆
  • 3307 Ditmars Blvd

    Long Island City, NY 11105

    Cross street: 33rd Street

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  • 718-545-8666

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one of the best restaurant in NYC!
great food,nice ambient!
the best lemon potaoes in the world!!!
and andreas is really nice person!!
one time in your life you have to go!!

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★★★★★

one of the best restaurant in NYC!
great food,nice ambient!
the best lemon potaoes in the world!!!
and andreas is really nice person!!
one time in your life you have to go!!

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The 1st 4 times I was here I had no problem getting a table, but getting the check took close to an hour. The food was bland and the lobster tail was dry. Last weekend, I was convinced to go back after 2+ years of avoiding this place. I

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★★★★★

The 1st 4 times I was here I had no problem getting a table, but getting the check took close to an hour. The food was bland and the lobster tail was dry. Last weekend, I was convinced to go back after 2+ years of avoiding this place. I

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Great food but the wait ...! After such a long wait anything you eat will taste good. In this case though their food is good, it's not that is bad but to you it seems great because you were starving :) They do not take reservations so that's why people are lined up for a table... The staff is very attentive and the overall experience was not bad.

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★★★☆☆

Great food but the wait ...! After such a long wait anything you eat will taste good. In this case though their food is good, it's not that is bad but to you it seems great because you were starving :) They do not take reservations so that's why people are lined up for a table... The staff is very attentive and the overall experience was not bad.

Pros: food

Cons: the wait

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The atmosphere is ok, but the wait is just crazy... The food is delicious though... I loved the grilled octopus and the fried feta cheese. Also, you should try the stuffed sea food, simply delicious. I highly recommend this place but go there early and not on the weekends, unless you are willing to wait because they do not take reservations...

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★★★★☆

The atmosphere is ok, but the wait is just crazy... The food is delicious though... I loved the grilled octopus and the fried feta cheese. Also, you should try the stuffed sea food, simply delicious. I highly recommend this place but go there early and not on the weekends, unless you are willing to wait because they do not take reservations...

Pros: food

Cons: long wait, lack of atmosphere...

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Great food, best grilled octopus in town! Also, try the grilled feta cheese and the stuffed shrimp, simply delicious. Good and fast service. The only thing that is not great is the long wait!

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★★★★☆

Great food, best grilled octopus in town! Also, try the grilled feta cheese and the stuffed shrimp, simply delicious. Good and fast service. The only thing that is not great is the long wait!

Pros: food

Cons: atmosphere

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Excellent food. I am Greek, so I am spoiled when it comes to home cooked meals. This is like home cooked.

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★★★★☆

Excellent food. I am Greek, so I am spoiled when it comes to home cooked meals. This is like home cooked.

Pros: Great Food

Cons: The long wait

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I always wanted to try Taverna Kyclades but there was always a line. I finally was determined to wait and see what everyone was waiting for? I have to say the line moved very quick. I was surpirsed with the fast service for such a buzy place. But what I really really love where there Lemon Potatoes. Out of this world!!!!!!!!!. The grilled salmon was perfect and the protions were huge. the waitress recomneded a perfect Greek wine to match and I was set.I left so full and was glad I tried Taverna Kyclades. Will be back again.

2
★★★★★

I always wanted to try Taverna Kyclades but there was always a line. I finally was determined to wait and see what everyone was waiting for? I have to say the line moved very quick. I was surpirsed with the fast service for such a buzy place. But what I really really love where there Lemon Potatoes. Out of this world!!!!!!!!!. The grilled salmon was perfect and the protions were huge. the waitress recomneded a perfect Greek wine to match and I was set.I left so full and was glad I tried Taverna Kyclades. Will be back again.

Pros: Large portions,Great food and resonable prices

Cons: Only that there is a line to get in but it moves fast

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Go for an early brunch or a weekday dinner. Weekends you'll end up waiting 2 hours for dinner. The food is amazingly fresh and great.

2
★★★★★

Go for an early brunch or a weekday dinner. Weekends you'll end up waiting 2 hours for dinner. The food is amazingly fresh and great.

Pros: Fresh!,

Cons: LONG LINES

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Attentive and friendly service and whatever you order will be fresh, but some things stood out way beyond the others. So what to order: fried zucchini and squash with really great garlic potatoes, fried Greek cheese, and a fish called whiting. Yes there is a fish called whiting and it is absolutely great.

2
★★★★☆

Attentive and friendly service and whatever you order will be fresh, but some things stood out way beyond the others. So what to order: fried zucchini and squash with really great garlic potatoes, fried Greek cheese, and a fish called whiting. Yes there is a fish called whiting and it is absolutely great.

Pros: great fresh fish and star appetizers

Cons: side dishes not great

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I brought my guests there all the way from manhattan and we had grilled seabass as a main dish. It was very delisious. Their peasant salad was very fresh. The calamari was so nice and crispy but sauce could be better. I loved it a lot. Everybody must try it!

2
★★★★★

I brought my guests there all the way from manhattan and we had grilled seabass as a main dish. It was very delisious. Their peasant salad was very fresh. The calamari was so nice and crispy but sauce could be better. I loved it a lot. Everybody must try it!

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Came here for dinner on Valentines Day with my loved one. We both enjoyed the appetizers and our meals. Prices were fairly reasonably, service was ok. Will try this place on another quieter night.. hopefully service will improve. Overall not a bad place.

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★★★☆☆

Came here for dinner on Valentines Day with my loved one. We both enjoyed the appetizers and our meals. Prices were fairly reasonably, service was ok. Will try this place on another quieter night.. hopefully service will improve. Overall not a bad place.

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I was there with my husband on Monday night and the place was packed.So being in restaurant business for a quiet while we know that it must be something in this place that attracts customers.We were seated promptly and we ordered grilled octopus which was ok,grilled sardines and calamari-they were very tender,fresh and soft.Food was really good and prices are also reasonable.Service of course could be better.Our waiter was unattentive,rude and unprofessional.Even in diners they serve better.But the remaining staff seemed very nice and place has very charming owner
I will recommend this place if u like seafood and greek cuisine.just dont expect too much from service and ambience because it's a local restaurant that offers you a good food for a good price.

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★★★☆☆

I was there with my husband on Monday night and the place was packed.So being in restaurant business for a quiet while we know that it must be something in this place that attracts customers.We were seated promptly and we ordered grilled octopus which was ok,grilled sardines and calamari-they were very tender,fresh and soft.Food was really good and prices are also reasonable.Service of course could be better.Our waiter was unattentive,rude and unprofessional.Even in diners they serve better.But the remaining staff seemed very nice and place has very charming owner
I will recommend this place if u like seafood and greek cuisine.just dont expect too much from service and ambience because it's a local restaurant that offers you a good food for a good price.

Pros: food ,especially seafood.

Cons: service

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I've been going to Taverna Kyclades off and on for several years now and while the quality of the seafood has remained excellent, the rest of the menu is just ok. Coupled with the wait time (don't even bother on a Friday or Saturday night) and the service (which is either good or horrible - a BIG miss with one waitress in particular) it's just not worth it anymore. It's Astoria, there are plenty of other Greek restaurants around.

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★★★☆☆

I've been going to Taverna Kyclades off and on for several years now and while the quality of the seafood has remained excellent, the rest of the menu is just ok. Coupled with the wait time (don't even bother on a Friday or Saturday night) and the service (which is either good or horrible - a BIG miss with one waitress in particular) it's just not worth it anymore. It's Astoria, there are plenty of other Greek restaurants around.

Pros: Seafood

Cons: Wait, Service

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While there always seems to be a line to get in... what you get is well worth the wait! There's a line for a reason... people know good food when then find it. The seafood dishes have consistantly been full of flavor and the souvlakia and biftekia (greek burgers) are sooo good! It's so hard to choose something from the menu. Even the Greek salad tastes authentic... takes me back to my grandma's house. I don't know what they do but everything always tastes great. And i can't stress enough how good the galaktoboureko dessert is. No diet is worth skipping this delicious treat. I've joked about ordering trays of it for the house! You will definitely be pleased with your meal at this restaurant.

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★★★★★

While there always seems to be a line to get in... what you get is well worth the wait! There's a line for a reason... people know good food when then find it. The seafood dishes have consistantly been full of flavor and the souvlakia and biftekia (greek burgers) are sooo good! It's so hard to choose something from the menu. Even the Greek salad tastes authentic... takes me back to my grandma's house. I don't know what they do but everything always tastes great. And i can't stress enough how good the galaktoboureko dessert is. No diet is worth skipping this delicious treat. I've joked about ordering trays of it for the house! You will definitely be pleased with your meal at this restaurant.

Pros: the food is always good and the Galaktoboureko is AMAZING.

Cons: sometimes the wait to get a table.

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Great FOOD,Very nice family .....Best deal for sea food in NYC, no BS !!!! LONG wait time ANY day of the week! 7PM to 10:30 pm....But The BEST is always worth it.

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★★★★★

Great FOOD,Very nice family .....Best deal for sea food in NYC, no BS !!!! LONG wait time ANY day of the week! 7PM to 10:30 pm....But The BEST is always worth it.

Pros: The food

Cons: The wait

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you might wait a little for the but it's definitely worth it I've been there a lot for there delicious seafood i cant tell which is better but my favorite was the sword fish kabob ' and the last time i went i decided to change so i tried the steak and that was the best t bone steak i ever had cant wait for my next time

2
★★★★★

you might wait a little for the but it's definitely worth it I've been there a lot for there delicious seafood i cant tell which is better but my favorite was the sword fish kabob ' and the last time i went i decided to change so i tried the steak and that was the best t bone steak i ever had cant wait for my next time

Pros: food food food

Cons: non so far

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the portions are great, service lousy, the wait is BEYOND ridiculous and the place is way too small. Friendly owner, good food, and prices are reasonable. No parking available, not even valet esp. on Friday or Saturday nights. If you get there after 5 PM, you won't be eating till 630 - 700 PM.. Not a place to go for sure if you are starving. Otherwise, would recommend it.

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★★★☆☆

the portions are great, service lousy, the wait is BEYOND ridiculous and the place is way too small. Friendly owner, good food, and prices are reasonable. No parking available, not even valet esp. on Friday or Saturday nights. If you get there after 5 PM, you won't be eating till 630 - 700 PM.. Not a place to go for sure if you are starving. Otherwise, would recommend it.

Pros: large portion sizes, good prices

Cons: very small, tight, noisy place, LONG LONG WAIT

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really bad food....the service is the one offer by diners. the waiters are old but they barely speak good english. so it wasnt easy to communicate with them. they rush people out. fish is not as fresh as people think

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★☆☆☆☆

really bad food....the service is the one offer by diners. the waiters are old but they barely speak good english. so it wasnt easy to communicate with them. they rush people out. fish is not as fresh as people think

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Every time I go to Taverna Kyclades, I have to get the peasant salad and the greek style shrimp (broiled in bubbly tomato/bell peppers and melty feta). They have indoor and outdoor seating, which is especially nice during the summer. This place is a favorite with locals--on a Friday or Saturday night the line for a table can go halfway down the block!

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★★★★☆

Every time I go to Taverna Kyclades, I have to get the peasant salad and the greek style shrimp (broiled in bubbly tomato/bell peppers and melty feta). They have indoor and outdoor seating, which is especially nice during the summer. This place is a favorite with locals--on a Friday or Saturday night the line for a table can go halfway down the block!

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We were the only two non-Greek people in the restaurant so we took that as a good sign. We didn't have any problem with the service - it was quick, attentative, and all around excellent. They told us there would be a half hour wait but it was only 15 minutes and this was on a Saturday night. Everything was excellent and you get lots of food for your money. Strongly recommend it for great Greek food. Atmosphere is noisy but it is still be a great date place since it's great to share portions and the food is so good.

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★★★★★

We were the only two non-Greek people in the restaurant so we took that as a good sign. We didn't have any problem with the service - it was quick, attentative, and all around excellent. They told us there would be a half hour wait but it was only 15 minutes and this was on a Saturday night. Everything was excellent and you get lots of food for your money. Strongly recommend it for great Greek food. Atmosphere is noisy but it is still be a great date place since it's great to share portions and the food is so good.

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We went there with my wife from our frend recomendation. This restaurant is amazing. We love food there ... perfect, absolutly perfect: fresh, big portion, not enough to tell. We really recomend to go there.

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★★★★★

We went there with my wife from our frend recomendation. This restaurant is amazing. We love food there ... perfect, absolutly perfect: fresh, big portion, not enough to tell. We really recomend to go there.

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I go to Taverna Kyclades often for their awesome food. The meats and fishes are fresh and cooked in a healthy manner. The portions are huge. The staff is great. The environment is very Greek. This is one of my favorite places in all of New York; you'll have trouble finding better taverna style Greek food. I had friends come in from out of town, and they couldn't get enough of the place. The only down side, which comes with any plce with such quality, is that at nights you may have to wait a little while. Only because people love going so much. But then again, the staff makes the wait worth it by treating everyone who's waiting to free glasses of wine. They often bring out complimentary dessert after your meal as well.
Another thing you may find to be either good or bad, is that there are somewhat long periods between drinks, appetizers, meal, dessert and check. Being Greek, I can tell you that's a very Greek thing. Greeks like to savor their meals, and make dinners with friends big events; hence, no rush. But some people may just want to get in, eat and get out. It's more relaxed place than that. Overall, an amazing place.

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★★★★★

I go to Taverna Kyclades often for their awesome food. The meats and fishes are fresh and cooked in a healthy manner. The portions are huge. The staff is great. The environment is very Greek. This is one of my favorite places in all of New York; you'll have trouble finding better taverna style Greek food. I had friends come in from out of town, and they couldn't get enough of the place. The only down side, which comes with any plce with such quality, is that at nights you may have to wait a little while. Only because people love going so much. But then again, the staff makes the wait worth it by treating everyone who's waiting to free glasses of wine. They often bring out complimentary dessert after your meal as well.
Another thing you may find to be either good or bad, is that there are somewhat long periods between drinks, appetizers, meal, dessert and check. Being Greek, I can tell you that's a very Greek thing. Greeks like to savor their meals, and make dinners with friends big events; hence, no rush. But some people may just want to get in, eat and get out. It's more relaxed place than that. Overall, an amazing place.

Pros: Great food, Great prices, Great staff

Cons: Long wait Thursday-Saturday nights

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Having first visited Astoria a few years ago, this was the first restaurant I tried. Coincidentally, it was the first Greek restaurant for me as well. I fell for this tiny eatery immediately. Grilled seafood is superb: try the swordfish souvlaki (kebab). Side dishes and appetizers quite exquisite as well. Be sure to order the sweet potatoes or the skordalia (garlic puree), accompanied by a seafood and a cucumber counterpart, along with which glistening garlic bread is served. Food is so plentiful that by the time the complimentary baklava arrives, it's a struggle to lift the fork. Be prepared for a long wait each time (once waited for 2 hours), since it's packed nightly. However, waitstaff is well-experienced, attentive, and gracious. Once was comped a whole meal when my dad commented that it was "just okay." Prices are extremely reasonable for seafood.

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★★★★★

Having first visited Astoria a few years ago, this was the first restaurant I tried. Coincidentally, it was the first Greek restaurant for me as well. I fell for this tiny eatery immediately. Grilled seafood is superb: try the swordfish souvlaki (kebab). Side dishes and appetizers quite exquisite as well. Be sure to order the sweet potatoes or the skordalia (garlic puree), accompanied by a seafood and a cucumber counterpart, along with which glistening garlic bread is served. Food is so plentiful that by the time the complimentary baklava arrives, it's a struggle to lift the fork. Be prepared for a long wait each time (once waited for 2 hours), since it's packed nightly. However, waitstaff is well-experienced, attentive, and gracious. Once was comped a whole meal when my dad commented that it was "just okay." Prices are extremely reasonable for seafood.

Pros: Seafood, authentic Greek, Service

Cons: Elbow-to-elbow seating, busy, long waits, no reservations

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The 45min wait was well worth it and we ordered waay too much food as usual. The lemon potatoes were bomb and the calamari was perfect, lightly fried, the way it should be. For entre I had the grilled shrimp which was great, they def don't skimp on any portions here, money spent well, I'll be back.

Ps: don't expect much on service, they will rush you.

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★★★★☆

The 45min wait was well worth it and we ordered waay too much food as usual. The lemon potatoes were bomb and the calamari was perfect, lightly fried, the way it should be. For entre I had the grilled shrimp which was great, they def don't skimp on any portions here, money spent well, I'll be back.

Ps: don't expect much on service, they will rush you.

Pros: food, portions

Cons: service, long wait

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Recently we had our second visit to this restaurant. Our first experience was pleasant-- food good but not romantic for a quiet conversation. Our second visit -- the quality of the food was less than average. Also, both visits we noticed that parties of Greek people seemed to get better and faster service. Not cool at all. At the end of our frustrating night having to wait for our waitress to finish playing with someone else's child, we had to go to the front ourselves to pick up our own check we asked for 20 minutes prior. The hostess was very nice and apologized to us because she noticed us waiting. But next time we are looking to go to dinner on Ditmars Blvd. we will walk right on past.
If you are looking for a nice dinner -- it is cramped and very loud -- be aware.

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★★★☆☆

Recently we had our second visit to this restaurant. Our first experience was pleasant-- food good but not romantic for a quiet conversation. Our second visit -- the quality of the food was less than average. Also, both visits we noticed that parties of Greek people seemed to get better and faster service. Not cool at all. At the end of our frustrating night having to wait for our waitress to finish playing with someone else's child, we had to go to the front ourselves to pick up our own check we asked for 20 minutes prior. The hostess was very nice and apologized to us because she noticed us waiting. But next time we are looking to go to dinner on Ditmars Blvd. we will walk right on past.
If you are looking for a nice dinner -- it is cramped and very loud -- be aware.

Pros: excellent seafood -- great lemon potatoes

Cons: very loud, very cramped, bad service

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I just moved to the neighborhood and my landlord reccommended this place. I'm not a seafood fan, but everyone else in my party was so we decided to go. Besides the 1.5hr wait it was AMAZING. The food is fresh, comes quick, and is pleantiful. I really have nothing bad to say.. I absolutely LOVE thier taziki and lamb chops.

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★★★★★

I just moved to the neighborhood and my landlord reccommended this place. I'm not a seafood fan, but everyone else in my party was so we decided to go. Besides the 1.5hr wait it was AMAZING. The food is fresh, comes quick, and is pleantiful. I really have nothing bad to say.. I absolutely LOVE thier taziki and lamb chops.

Pros: food is amazing

Cons: cant make reservations and usually has really long wait

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Delicious fish and generous portions of entree's and sides. Salads very large and fresh with good amount of feta cheeese. Attentive service, even when waiting ( approx.30 mins.) for a table of 6 on a sunday. If you enjoy fish, consider the swordfish. Very tasty dessert was suprisingly included with our meal.

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★★★★★

Delicious fish and generous portions of entree's and sides. Salads very large and fresh with good amount of feta cheeese. Attentive service, even when waiting ( approx.30 mins.) for a table of 6 on a sunday. If you enjoy fish, consider the swordfish. Very tasty dessert was suprisingly included with our meal.

Pros: delicious seafood,salads

Cons: waiting time

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They can get pretty busy and the wait line can be long( it has never been longer than 35 min for a large party of 8), but the food is totally amazing. The grilled octopus and the cold antipastos are cooked to perfection. Yes, the place is noisy, yes you need to remind the waitresses about you drink orders, but is the best greek food in Astoria and it's totaly worth it. the owner is very friendly and makes you feel comfortable offering wine or beer to those that wait and wait for a table. my family's favorite place to celebrate every single birthday.

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★★★★★

They can get pretty busy and the wait line can be long( it has never been longer than 35 min for a large party of 8), but the food is totally amazing. The grilled octopus and the cold antipastos are cooked to perfection. Yes, the place is noisy, yes you need to remind the waitresses about you drink orders, but is the best greek food in Astoria and it's totaly worth it. the owner is very friendly and makes you feel comfortable offering wine or beer to those that wait and wait for a table. my family's favorite place to celebrate every single birthday.

Pros: Great food

Cons: busy most of the time, no reservations and long waiting lists

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I saw all the other greeks in tri state area. this place is the real deal. It is the best of the best. There is always a wait but trust me it is worthet. The fish is fresh as it came out from the sea just when you ordred it.Try to start with octopus salad, mixed meze plate ad of course greek salad. For main i love the sword fish. does;t matter if its kebab or the tseak. this is the best greek so far i eat in US. to drink for wine i reccomend the white retsina or try some of their small ouzo.
the prices:)) trust me not even close to what it should be. The staff is very friendly, you wil be able to see the creator of this beautiful place.

so try it :))

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★★★★★

I saw all the other greeks in tri state area. this place is the real deal. It is the best of the best. There is always a wait but trust me it is worthet. The fish is fresh as it came out from the sea just when you ordred it.Try to start with octopus salad, mixed meze plate ad of course greek salad. For main i love the sword fish. does;t matter if its kebab or the tseak. this is the best greek so far i eat in US. to drink for wine i reccomend the white retsina or try some of their small ouzo.
the prices:)) trust me not even close to what it should be. The staff is very friendly, you wil be able to see the creator of this beautiful place.

so try it :))

Pros: food,food,food :))

Cons: should be in manhattan

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Dinner at TK is always a pleasure as the food is TOP NOTCH and prepared well. The swordfish, chicken and rib eye last night were out of this world. The stuffed shrimp continues to be one of my favorites while the Porgie was just OK. I still don't get the big deal about the Lemon Potato side dish, but clearly people love them. I'm a bigger fan of the Horta and the cold antipasto plate. Now, I just wish I was greek so I could just waltz up to the joint and get the first available table. Our party of 5 was passed over by 4 parties of 3. I've been here a number of times and continue to bring new people- who later come back on their own, but this busch league, borderline racism is getting old. The food will keep me coming back, but wait lists need to be honored.

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★★★★☆

Dinner at TK is always a pleasure as the food is TOP NOTCH and prepared well. The swordfish, chicken and rib eye last night were out of this world. The stuffed shrimp continues to be one of my favorites while the Porgie was just OK. I still don't get the big deal about the Lemon Potato side dish, but clearly people love them. I'm a bigger fan of the Horta and the cold antipasto plate. Now, I just wish I was greek so I could just waltz up to the joint and get the first available table. Our party of 5 was passed over by 4 parties of 3. I've been here a number of times and continue to bring new people- who later come back on their own, but this busch league, borderline racism is getting old. The food will keep me coming back, but wait lists need to be honored.

Pros: Food, Value

Cons: Noisy, Service

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Had dinner here last night and everything was delicious. The seafood was so fresh. Had grilled octopus and grilled calamari as appetizers and red snapper for the entree. Everything tasted as though it was caught that day. Very pleasant atmosphere, not a quiet romantic dinner. Owner/Greeter were very friendly. Great staff/service. Reasonable price. Make sure you get the dessert, you will not be disappointed.

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★★★★★

Had dinner here last night and everything was delicious. The seafood was so fresh. Had grilled octopus and grilled calamari as appetizers and red snapper for the entree. Everything tasted as though it was caught that day. Very pleasant atmosphere, not a quiet romantic dinner. Owner/Greeter were very friendly. Great staff/service. Reasonable price. Make sure you get the dessert, you will not be disappointed.

Pros: Food, service, staff

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sometimes you are in the mood for fish then this is the place to go. The fish is fresh and the food is good the prices moderate. I like the baby shark with skordalia .. The calamari is crispy and not rubbery .This place get very busy on the weekend so if you not there early you might have to wait. It is hard to park around there but it is worth the wait for looking for a spot.

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★★★★☆

sometimes you are in the mood for fish then this is the place to go. The fish is fresh and the food is good the prices moderate. I like the baby shark with skordalia .. The calamari is crispy and not rubbery .This place get very busy on the weekend so if you not there early you might have to wait. It is hard to park around there but it is worth the wait for looking for a spot.

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I feel like my grandmother flew in from greece just to cook for me. The fish is fresh and delicious. The price is right and the portions are hearty. Need nothing else.

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★★★★★

I feel like my grandmother flew in from greece just to cook for me. The fish is fresh and delicious. The price is right and the portions are hearty. Need nothing else.

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This place is not recommended on Saturday early evenings. Food was below average. Bread had a oil on it so it was messy.

Village salad had a lot more cucumbers than tomatoes most likely because tomatoes are expensive in US and they want to earn more taking advantage of people who don't know about Greek food. It did not have oregano and peppers therefore it cannot be called village salad. It also had only 2 olives in the entire salad apparently for cost reasons.

Service was not good. The people who were known customers had higher priority than us.

Prices are average for this kind of restaurant.

Finally the restaurant was too crowded and noisy (Saturday around 21:00), but hopefully that's not the case on other days.

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★★☆☆☆

This place is not recommended on Saturday early evenings. Food was below average. Bread had a oil on it so it was messy.

Village salad had a lot more cucumbers than tomatoes most likely because tomatoes are expensive in US and they want to earn more taking advantage of people who don't know about Greek food. It did not have oregano and peppers therefore it cannot be called village salad. It also had only 2 olives in the entire salad apparently for cost reasons.

Service was not good. The people who were known customers had higher priority than us.

Prices are average for this kind of restaurant.

Finally the restaurant was too crowded and noisy (Saturday around 21:00), but hopefully that's not the case on other days.

Cons: service, noisy, crowded

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I only order the chicken and lemon potatoes here -- they are to be seen to be believed, so yummy, you crave them after a day or two of first having them. The owner/manager is a very warm and friendly person and treats you like he knows you. Classic Astoria, classic Queens, classic New York.

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★★★★☆

I only order the chicken and lemon potatoes here -- they are to be seen to be believed, so yummy, you crave them after a day or two of first having them. The owner/manager is a very warm and friendly person and treats you like he knows you. Classic Astoria, classic Queens, classic New York.

Pros: Friendly, Food, Vibe

Cons: Crowded, Small

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Lots of Greek places in Astoria, true, and many of them have fish, yes. But Kyclades is, hands down, the best. Most of their fish is simply prepared, but it is the best, freshest, most excellent cuts you will find anywhere. The swordfish steak is literally the best I've had anywhere, and it's easily big enough for 2 people. The decor isn't much, but the fish makes this joint worth the trip.

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★★★★☆

Lots of Greek places in Astoria, true, and many of them have fish, yes. But Kyclades is, hands down, the best. Most of their fish is simply prepared, but it is the best, freshest, most excellent cuts you will find anywhere. The swordfish steak is literally the best I've had anywhere, and it's easily big enough for 2 people. The decor isn't much, but the fish makes this joint worth the trip.

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This is the best seafood place in Queens...servings are plentiful and evey dish is delicious (except for the lemon potatoes). The peasant salad is a must, as well as the calamari (my favorite) and the red snapper. You will not be disappointed...trust me!!

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★★★★★

This is the best seafood place in Queens...servings are plentiful and evey dish is delicious (except for the lemon potatoes). The peasant salad is a must, as well as the calamari (my favorite) and the red snapper. You will not be disappointed...trust me!!

Pros: Affordable, Consistent

Cons: Limited Drink Menu, Long Wait

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I love this place...very casual, a great value, a wonderful owner who treats you like the most valued customer even if it's your first time. my roommate and i love to go on a nice night and sit outside. the stuffed mushrooms are a must! enjoy!

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★★★★☆

I love this place...very casual, a great value, a wonderful owner who treats you like the most valued customer even if it's your first time. my roommate and i love to go on a nice night and sit outside. the stuffed mushrooms are a must! enjoy!

Pros: price, service

Cons: , long wait sometimes

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This place has good food thats a nice value; but either out outside, weather permitting, do take out or stay away!! It was so loud and hot in this place.

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★★★☆☆

This place has good food thats a nice value; but either out outside, weather permitting, do take out or stay away!! It was so loud and hot in this place.

Pros: Good food

Cons: , No AC

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It's a surprisingly tiny restaurant with excellent food and excellent service.
In weekends it gets busy and there is a little bit of waiting.

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★★★★★

It's a surprisingly tiny restaurant with excellent food and excellent service.
In weekends it gets busy and there is a little bit of waiting.

Pros: cozy, friendly, inexpensive

Cons: crowded in weekends, too small

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My wife and I had dinner at Kyclades last night and had a wonderful experience. We were made to feel at home the minute we walked in. Although we had a 15 minute wait, it didn't matter. My wife had swordfish and I had the lambchops...Both were phenominal. From soup to nuts, it was the one of the best experiences I have EVER had. The chef and greeter(the chef's wife) and waitstaff were phenominal...This place is a GEM. We will be back and making this a place we visit over and over.

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★★★★★

My wife and I had dinner at Kyclades last night and had a wonderful experience. We were made to feel at home the minute we walked in. Although we had a 15 minute wait, it didn't matter. My wife had swordfish and I had the lambchops...Both were phenominal. From soup to nuts, it was the one of the best experiences I have EVER had. The chef and greeter(the chef's wife) and waitstaff were phenominal...This place is a GEM. We will be back and making this a place we visit over and over.

Pros: Wonderful Staff, Inexpensive, THE FOOD!!!!!!

 

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