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Apr 14, 2007 07:50 AM

Best Kosher Restaurant in Great Neck

I want to give a restaurant gift cetificate to a family moving to the Great Neck area and I am not sure where I should get it from. It just has to be a Kosher restaurant and it should be in Great Neck or the immediate vicinity. Any ideas???

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  1. Haven't been to Great Neck, but here in Woodmere there is a most wonderfull restaurant called Bistro Grill. They have a location in Great Neck as well. If it is anything like the Woodmere one then you can't go wrong.

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    1. In addition to Bistro, Colbeh (Persian), Chosen Village (Chinese) are also good selections. For a family, I think that Chosen would be the most appreciated.

      1. I've lived in geat neck my whole life, i know all about kosher here.
        Chalav Israel Pizzas- Great Neck Kosher (aka Royas), La Pizzeria, Elite, And King Kosher.
        Glatt Chinese- Cho-sen Village, Wok Tov II( currently closed for renovating), and K Roasters(Chinese and American)
        Glatt Meat- Bistro Grill and Deli, Shish Kabob Palace, Danny's and Colbeh(both persian), Caspian Glatt( for events)
        Ice Cream- Cold Stone, Carvel, Haagen Dazs(i think)
        All-kosher Supermarket- Everfresh
        Dairy- Kafe Kriza, La Gelato
        Breakfast- Bagel Mentch
        Butcher- Great Neck Glatt, Eilat(not glatt)
        They're all good places

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        1. re: koshercook76

          FYI, I'm pretty certain Kafe Kriza hasn't been certified kosher (at least not by the Vaad of Queens) for well over a year now. You should check to confirm before eating there.....
          Also, there is a new Bagel place opening this week in the Waldbaum's shopping center, as well as a new Chinese place (believe it or not) right next door to Bagel Mentch, which is also evidently opening this week. You also forgot Chattanooga, the Persian restaurant, as well as Natali's Dairy (excellent!), Tasti-DLite ice cream, Strauss Bake Shop, and of course Kandi King :)

          Great Neck is NOT lacking in kosher culinary choices, that's for sure!

          1. re: EricRosen

            With all due respect, the person, who posted the original question mentioned that they wanted to give a restaurant gift certificate to a family moving to the Great Neck area. I would assume that because they mentioned a restaurant gift certificate that they would exclude Great Neck's pizza establishments, bakeries, butcher shops, and fast food establishments from their wish list.

            I don't know if I would recommend Wok Tov in Great Neck because their Cedarhurst establishment in my opinion is not that spectacular. Chosen, while it is more expensive has much better Chinese food than Wok Tov.

        2. Cafe Kriza is under the Vaad of Queens, and has been for some time. I just went there today. It is a small dairy caferestaurant. The food is good, and service is OK. Bistro Grill is very elegant. Colbeh is a popular persian restaurant, and there is a more expensive persian restaurant called Chatanooga. Any of these would be very nice.

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          1. re: peanutgallery7

            Knowing what you wrote about Kafe Kriza to be incorrect, I just called them to cofirm that they are NOT under the Vaad of Queens, but rather someone named Rabbi Ben Chaim from Queens, NY. I am not familiar with him and do NOT know of his reliability, but I distinctly remember announcements about them having lost Vaad of Queens coverage, at LEAST a year ago.

          2. as mentioned in another reply, the new Chinese rest. (Shangai Grill) has opened next door to Bagel Mentsch, I believe it is under OK supervision.

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            1. re: mggn

              Gee, no one wants to recommend K-roasters?

              1. re: azcohen

                Don't even get me started...........