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Dina of Dina's Kitchen

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Reviewed April 26, 2019

Something special about this place. I don't know if it's the more than friendly environment or the fresh made delicious food. Definitely have to say that they didn't disappoint.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank jennrs77
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Dina and her husband Ari are wonderful guests who went the extra mile to make our surprise bachelorette dinner so memorable! The food and stories that go with each respective dish warmed our hearts and made each bite unique. I would recommend this experience for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Lmmart91
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Anyone who disbelieves vegan food is delicious should eat with Dina. The food was so full of flavour and love, I cannot recommend it enough. There is nothing better than the taste of passion for cooking and good, wholesome, homemade food. Dina and her husband...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sarah G
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We had a group of 10 visiting NYC for the US Open tennis and always try something different for dinner each year. We found Dina through EatWith and the evening was fantastic. As you enter the Brownstone in Harlem you can feel the warmth of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank scotts901
Reviewed July 9, 2018

So far the most enjoyable and unique dining experience I have had so far in NYC. Dina and Ari are excellent hosts, the Balkan food they have served is simply delicious. Coming from Balkan myself I grew up eating the traditional food characteristic for that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Igor B
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

I went to Dina & Ari’s not knowing anyone at the dinner or anything about Balkan food. By the end of the evening I felt like family. I had an wonderful night of fantastic food, great conversation and I learned more about the world. Thank...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Anthony C
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

This was my first EatWith experience, and it was exactly what I hoped it would be. Loved meeting the hosts and the other diners, and the food was exceptional. The added personal touch of stories from Dina made it complete. Will definitely go back and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Came back again and Dina never disappoints! I had a group of friends visiting NYC and among other things I wanted them to experience was the cuisine from my neck of the wood without hustle or preparing it. One other thing I wanted was a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank jelenaxl
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Unfortunately, I had a very bad experience, I choose Dina of Dina’s Kitchen for their great reviews. I planned to surprise my wife for her birthday with a dinner here. The night before my scheduled dinner at 11:55 P.M Dina of Dina’s Kitchen emailed me...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank yonvelez
EatWith, Manager at Dina of Dina's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Hello there! Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we are so sorry for the experiences to you and your wife. We strive to make magical moments, and what you've reported is definitely not the experience we want for our guests. As you...More

Reviewed March 20, 2018

Dina's dinner was delicious! True Balkan cuisine - with a great story and connection attached. All served in a cozy, home environment. I would go back!

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank NatalieS2346
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