Where to celebrate Greek Easter in NYC
Break out the ouzo for this Sunday’s mega Hellenic celebration. Here are some of our favorite spots to eat like a Greek.
871 Seventh Ave.
Indulge in a special $65 prix-fixe five-course tasting menu including Margiritsa (traditional Easter soup), slow-roasted baby lamb with ramps and fava beans, tsoureki (a sweet Easter bread) and more. The special meal is available from noon to 11 p.m., and the a la carte menu will be available that day as well.
208 W. 70th St.
Starting at 1 p.m., Greece’s most famous celeb chef Maria Loi will be roasting a lamb on the sidewalk. A special Easter prix fixe menu also includes a variety of Old World choices, including stuffed grape leaves, spanakopita and desserts. Start things off with her newly-revamped bar menu.
29 E. 2nd St.
Boukies will be serving up a traditional midnight meal between Saturday and Sunday. Night owls will have the opportunity to partake in a four-course prix fixe meal, which includes Horiatiki (classic Greek village salad) and culminates in a dark chocolate lava cake.