Taverna Kyclades

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Taverna Kyclades
Astoria
The Greek banter rising from the back patio ought to tip you off: This sunny spot is one of the more authentic tavernas among Astoria’s Hellenic roster. Crisp calamari, flash-fried sardines and succulent grilled scallops are as fresh and deftly cooked as those you’d find at a seaside spot. Dessert, cinnamon-dusted galaktoboureko (custard), is on the house, a gracious touch that makes this odyssey all the more worthwhile.
Venue name: Taverna Kyclades
Contact:
Address: 33-07 Ditmars Blvd
Queens
11105
Cross street: between 33rd and 35th Sts
Opening hours: Mon–Sat noon–11pm; Sun noon–10:30pm
Transport: Subway: N to Astoria–Ditmars Blvd
Price: Average main course: $14. AmEx, DC, Disc, MC, V

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Niko
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I moved to the states 6months ago and this restaurant rivals great taverns in Greece. You have to try the spinach pie , the whole grilled fish and the calamari.


A couple of years ago we moved out of Astoria and I wish I could have taken this place with me.  The fish is some of the freshest in the city.