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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Niko's Mediterranean Grill & Bistro

2161 Broadway (W. 76th St.) Send to Phone
212-873-7000
Stop in for moussaka and a pre-opera ouzo at this Upper West Side Greek-Mediterranean eatery.

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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Niko's Mediterranean Grill & Bistro Restaurant Review

: Though they describe the cuisine as Mediterranean, you will know from the moment you walk in that Niko's is, in fact, a Greek restaurant. If the white Christmas lights don't give it away, perhaps the Greek travelogue on the tiny TV will tip you off. Predictable d├ęcor aside, the menu offers as many choices as there are islands in the Aegean. Start with spanakotiropitakia, small phyllo pies filled with spinach and cheese---they are even better with melted Gorgonzola and fresh garlic bread. Main courses range from brick-oven pizza to wood plank-roasted fish. The rotisserie-roasted leg of lamb lets guests sample an array of flavors: string beans braised in tomato, oven-roasted lemon potatoes, rice pilaf and yogurt sauce. Of the plentiful specials, try the Greek-style, boneless codfish coated in light batter and lightly fried and served with the traditional accompaniment of garlic-potato dip. No room for dessert? They will bring a small sample of Ravani cake soaked in Greek brandy with the bill.
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