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The Facts
NAME: Akrotiri
IT'S: A Greek restaurant in Astoria

15-03-2018

OPENED: March 15th, 2018
WHO'S BEHIND IT: Chris Kouvaros, with chef Nicholas Poulmentis
LOCATION: Queens
ADDRESS: 29-30 30th Avenue, NY 11102
CLOSEST SUBWAY: Astoria Boulevard
WEBSITE: Visit Site
CONTACT: Phone: 718 726 2447

Akrotiri

OPENED1322 DAYS AGO

 Akrotiri is a new Greek restaurant, open now in Astoria.

It’s owned by Chris Kouvaros, with Chef Nicholas Poulmentis in the kitchen – his former credits include Theo’s and Kellari Taverna.

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The Spot:

The restaurant is named after the Ancient Greek city on Santorini that was destroyed by volcanic ash and provided the inspiration for Plato’s Atlantis. The interior is small but brightly lit, with warm-toned tables and countertops and soft dark leather banquettes.

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The Food:

In a nod to its Aegean inspiration, fish dominates the menu, with dishes including Astakomakoronada, linguine with lobster and a tomato sauce, and Kleftiko Perka, perch cooked in parchment and served with seasonal vegetables. There are smaller dishes, too, such as Taramas Lava Me Trufa, a black taramasalata made with herring roe, truffles and squid ink, and Htapodokeftedes – fried octopus balls with lemon dill aioli.

You can also get whole fish, including red snapper, branzino and black Sea bass.

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The Drinks:

There is a list of mostly Greek wines, including organic and natural wines.

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The Damage:

Dishes range from $7 to $25, with side dishes $5–7 and whole fish $14–20.

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In a Nutshell:

We’re excited to see a new Greek restaurant arrive in Astoria with a unique and well-thought-out menu, with some more creative dishes than the usual fare. Anyway, you haven’t lived until you’ve tried fried octopus balls.

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The Facts
NAME: Akrotiri
IT'S: A Greek restaurant in Astoria

15-03-2018

OPENED: March 15th, 2018
WHO'S BEHIND IT: Chris Kouvaros, with chef Nicholas Poulmentis
LOCATION: Queens
ADDRESS: 29-30 30th Avenue, NY 11102
CLOSEST SUBWAY: Astoria Boulevard
WEBSITE: Visit Site
CONTACT: Phone: 718 726 2447

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