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lalanyc Apr 20, 2013 09:25 AM

My husband loves Greek food so I want to take him somewhere with amazing food for his birthday. He doesn't eat red meat or shellfish so preferably some place with outstanding fish and poultry. I am leaning toward Pylos but am open to other suggestions. I also considered ilili for Middle Eastern, mostly because I'm obsessed with their Brussel sprouts. Thoughts?

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    Pookipichu Apr 27, 2013 07:01 AM

    I would go with Ilili, those brussel sprouts are amazing, the manti, duck schwarma, garlic whip and babaghanouj, grilled octopus and chicken taouk are just so good.

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      Humbucker Apr 27, 2013 10:57 AM

      They have the tastiest brussels sprouts I've had anywhere.

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      rkaene Apr 21, 2013 04:57 PM

      Kefi is closed. Try Loi , great space, food very good.

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        lalanyc Apr 25, 2013 02:31 PM

        Thanks everyone! Astoria is a bit inconvenient for us. We've eaten at Milos before. I'll take a look at Loi. Pylos still sounds like a solid option.

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          Pan Apr 25, 2013 09:14 PM

          Wow, Kefi went out of business, or are they just closed for some other reason? When did this happen?

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            thegforceny Apr 26, 2013 07:58 AM

            http://ny.eater.com/archives/2013/03/...

            If you need more information google: Kefi closed

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              MVNYC Apr 26, 2013 08:05 AM

              Why google? You seem to consistently chime in with the answer

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                thegforceny Apr 26, 2013 08:16 AM

                Glad to help!

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                Pan Apr 26, 2013 04:48 PM

                Thanks. Water main break.

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            arepo Apr 21, 2013 05:09 AM

            Kefi -- if you can stand the noise factor.
            http://kefirestaurant.com/

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              irvingk Apr 21, 2013 04:38 AM

              Pylos and Ethos are both good fairly priced Greek restaurants in the city. If you want upscale Greek Estatoria Milos is very good but very expensive. Foodwhisperers suggestions are also great. I personally think Taverna Kyclades has the best fish and very reasonably priced.

              1. ipsedixit Apr 20, 2013 07:26 PM

                I really like Yefsi (UES). No idea of how i compares to Pylos, however.

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                  foodwhisperer Apr 20, 2013 11:22 AM

                  Go to Astoria, Queens. Kyclades, Telly's, Agnanti

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