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Greek Salad

thebigcheez Jul 20, 2004 10:12 AM

I recently discovered how delicious Feta cheese is and now I am obsessed with finding IN MANHATTAN the best Greek salad.

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    Ian Miller RE: thebigcheez Jul 20, 2004 10:45 AM

    Snack Taverna

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      Doug E RE: Ian Miller Jul 20, 2004 11:01 AM

      Agreed... the traditional style greek salad at Snack Taverna is very good.

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      RGR RE: thebigcheez Jul 20, 2004 10:56 AM

      Uncle Nick's, on 9th Av., bet. 50th & 51st Sts. Note: the "small" size is large, and the "large" size is huge.

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        CTownFeedR RE: RGR Jul 20, 2004 11:20 AM

        Definitely a good choice. Nice big block of feta in the salad.

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        NancyH RE: thebigcheez Jul 20, 2004 01:05 PM

        Periyali, hands down. A small Greek salad and the octopus appetizer make a perfect lunch.

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          bk RE: thebigcheez Jul 21, 2004 04:09 PM

          When you tire of salsd, check out the Feta, spinach and olive pizza slices at The Cast Iron Cafe. I wouldn't make a special trip but if you are near 6th Ave & 19th st, it's a tasty quick bite.

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            a&w RE: bk Jul 22, 2004 12:04 PM

            I cannot tell you how long I've been searching for a good spinach and feta pizza. Conicidentally, I'm looking at apartments in that neighborhood this afternoon, and will certainly give it a shot.

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            gracieeep00 RE: thebigcheez Jul 10, 2006 06:40 PM

            Are these traditional greek salads without lettuce? I've had tons of traditional style salads while on vacation in Athens, and I cannot stand lettuce in "greek" salads in nyc.

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              carbonara RE: gracieeep00 Jul 10, 2006 08:01 PM

              Yes, Snack Taverna, Snack, and Pylos all serve the traditional Greek salad.

              Agree with the above that Snack Taverna's is very good. Pylos has great feta but half the time their tomatoes are very bad.

            2. Gastronomos RE: thebigcheez Jul 11, 2006 03:45 PM

              Snack Taverna has the GREEK salad of Greece. Pylos tries, but for some reason can't keep consistent.
              I cannot recommend Uncle Nick's. It just doesn't sit right for me. It IS a New York Greek joint though...for what it's worth.

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