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Aug 21, 2009 08:03 AM

Greek Food in Suffolk County?

Any recommendations for good Greek cuisine on Long Island? Particularly Suffolk County.

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  1. Don't want to sound like a cheerleader for this place , but "It's Gyro Time" in east northport is very good. Not fancy by any stretch. Look at the thread on it.

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    1. re: MrPhil

      Thanks Mr Phil! Even though you didnt break out the pom poms for this place, I'll check it out.

      1. re: tomfarl

        There's a Greek restaurant/diner called Greek Island Restaurant on 25A by Wading River. It's okay, not great. Being half-Greek I tend to avoid places that have some mention of "Greek" in the name as they're usually not that authentic. But in a pinch it's not that bad.

        1. re: KitchenMaid

          You should try Athens Grill in Riverhead village, it's more than "okay". And no Greek in the name!

          1. re: coll

            Fish dishes are particularly more than OK.

            1. re: coll

              Athens closed due to fire last year. Rebuilding.
              Greek Bites in Hampton Bays is good.
              Hellenic in Greenport is excellent. Fabulous fresh fish.
              Nammos in Southampton, have not been there.
              Alexandros on 25A upscale Greek
              A Greek place took over the Meson Ole spot on 27
              Gyro Palace in Rocky point is good

              1. re: Motosport

                "A Greek place took over the Meson Ole spot on 27"

                The Mason Ole in Greenport?

                1. re: synergy

                  Southampton. Technically County Rte 39, an extension of 27.

                  Greenport is Rte 25 ;-) So few roads out here and still confusing.

                  1. re: coll

                    That's right County Rd 39. For the life of me I can't find out the name of that place.

                    1. re: Motosport

                      I'm pretty sure it has "Greek" in the title? Found it, Greek Bites Grill.


                      Wow that looks REALLY good.

                        1. re: Motosport

                          I know that's the owner, but last time I saw the sign in front it said Greek Bites. Catchy name!

            2. re: tomfarl

              I'd break out the pom poms for Gyro Time, but at my age no one wants to see that!

              The charcoal calamari is to die for, and everything there is terrific. We had one disappointment on our first visit, overcooked mixed grill was dry, but mostly, they've wowed us with portions, and quality.

              1. re: mcf

                Yep - I had the charcoal calamari last time I was there, and it is amazing. Also, they were out of tarama so we had eggplant salad. More or less like a baba ganoush, very fresh, also excellent. Used to eat at Mediterranean Snack Bar all the time; this place is MUCH better.

                1. re: sbp

                  Mediteranean snack bar isn't nearly as good as it was years ago, when it built its reputation, though they still always have the freshest fish. I live in Huntington village, but we take out and eat in at Gyro Time now.

          2. If your going through Riverhead on the way to the Northfork:


            1. "mediterranean snack bar" in huntington village. also in eastern nassau try- "its greek to me" in syosset.

              1. I like Pita House on 112 in Patchogue.

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                1. re: RoleModel

                  I love them too, but they're Turkish.

                2. Alexandros in Mt Sinai. Not cheap, but appetizers and whole fish are worth it.