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Dec 28, 2012 07:16 PM

Kellari Taverna

I am planning a lunch at Kellari Taverna on a Sunday afternoon before the theater unless anyone feels I have not made a good choice.
The menu seems appealing and the place itself looks charming.

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  1. I went a couple weeks ago and it was terrible. I live in Astoria so my expectations weren't super high but the food was bland and the service was slow. The Lambs Club has a great brunch/lunch menu.

    1. Went here during Sandy. Good food and OK service. THe price point is a bit high but order properly and you will enjoy

      1. I went for Sunday brunch/lunch a few weeks ago and it was very good -- food, service, and surroundings. Have been for dinner a number of times, I'm a fan. I love Astoria but this is more upscale and still authentically Greek.

        1. Yo Chowies!
          So few responses to Kellari Taverna -- you are forcing me to run over to TA where I have to take everything with a grain of salt.

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          1. re: arepo

            Well, I bit the bullet and went yesterday to find out for myself.
            I really wanted to like this venue.
            The place has a charming aura about it and much more appealing atmosphere than Molyvos, but there it ends.
            Underwhelming is the word that comes to mind.

            An avgolemono soup should have a comfort food flavor about it rather than a thin broth.
            The Garides, a sauted shrimp dish, was mediocre at best.

            A jazz trio was playing (?) Sunday afternoon and competing with conversation to the point that one literally had to shout at the top of their lungs to be heard . Not a good idea!