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Nemea-new Greek joint in Mamaroneck

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addictedtolunch Nov 19, 2011 05:37 PM

Well, new as of last summer. Same owner as Nikos. Personal verdict-pretty good. I go to Elia in New Rochelle constantly and this doesn't lose in the comparison, with prices just slightly higher. Will repeat. Slight quibbles-service a bit too brisk (they only take a 6:30 or an 8:00 reservation so as not to interfere with their seating pattern, and once there they were just a bit TOO attentive, which gets one paranoid when one is trying to relax). $9.00 was too special for the cheapest glass of wine for this type place. During the week I will stick with Elia, but this place is a bit more dressed up, so this works better on a Saturday night. Your mileage may vary.

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    cubanat Nov 21, 2011 02:36 PM

    Addict,
    where do you park for this place? BPR seems to busy to parallel out front??

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      MRS Nov 21, 2011 04:37 PM

      I just made a reservation! Very excited! To answer your question, cubanat, they have a parking lot. After reading your post, I made sure to inquire.

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        addictedtolunch Nov 21, 2011 06:25 PM

        There's a small lot a few yards further up the street with a sign saying parking only for several buildings including theirs.

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          cubanat Nov 22, 2011 01:45 PM

          Thanks to you both! the building looks neat I just have to get there. Let us know how it is...

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          MRS Dec 2, 2011 01:50 PM

          Last night, I tried to call to switch the time of our reservation for this Saturday night and there was no answer. Today, I saw a press release announcing that the Kringas brothers have sold their stake in Nemea to the other Nemea partners. Anybody know what's going on? Should I bag my reservation for this weekend?

          http://www.nickkringas.com/press-rele...

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            DrMag Dec 27, 2011 08:18 AM

            Visting from the Boston board- had dinner at Nemea last night with my folks, who live in Mam'k. We loved it!! The hummus/tatziki/taramosalata dips were excellent. I had the baby arugula salad with grilled haloumi, simple lemon and oil dressing and liked it so much I finished my mom's portion. Hubby had the spanakopita and raved about it, the gyro was excellent, my dad got grilled shrimp and I noticed a very clean plate in front of him. All in all, I'm scheming to go back again before we leave.

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              DrMag Dec 27, 2011 08:20 AM

              My hubby wants to point out that while he loved the food, service was a bit slow.

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