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Wed, 11/13
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$41 - $80
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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APPETIZERS‎‎
soupa avgolemono
rich chicken soup finished w/ egg & lemon
9
oktapodi sharas
charcoal grilled, red wine marinated octopus
17
ortiki
quail grilled w/ sauteed spinach, wild mushrooms, & feta cheese
15
calamarakia tiganita
crisp calamari, baby greens & garlic sauce
14
horiatiki salata
salad of tomatoes, feta, cucumber, red onions, olives & oregano
16
keftedakia saltsa
greek meatballs stewed in tomato sauce
12
psita manitaria
charcoal grilled oyster mushrooms
14
pazaria skordalia
beet root w/ garlic sauce
11
pestrofa kapnisti, anitho
smoked trout in dill, scallion, lemon & olive oil marinade over mixed salad
14
spanakopita, tiropita, kolokithokeftedes
spinach pie, cheese pie & zucchini fritter
13
MAIN COURSES‎‎
kotopoulo fournou
roasted free range chicken w/ oregano & potatoes
22
souvlaki kotopoulo
grilled chicken & fennel kebab w/ vegetable couscous extra virgin olive oil
21
garides psites
grilled‎‎ shrimp w/ pilaf, sauteed vegetables
32
grilled branzino
whole fish or filet, grilled, olive oil, lemon juice
29
solomos exohiko
wild salmon baked in phyllo w/ spinach
26
mosharaki sharas rigani, agriomanitaria
grilled marinated medallions of veal, horta, wild mushroom sauce
28
mousakas
casserole dish w/ layers of eggplant, ground lamb, bechamel sauce
22
souvlaki fileto
charcoal grilled shish kebab of filet mignon
31
arni youvetsi
braised lamb shank w/ tomato orzo stew
28
paidakia thedrolivano
charcoal grilled lamb chops, roast potatoes, fresh rosemary
31
SIDES‎‎
choice of
asparagus
9
horta
9
okra
9
sauteed green beans
9
potatoes
9
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

Food and service is consistently great at Periyali. We’ve been there many times over the past few years and always consider it as a nice place to share dinner with friends. Fish and lamb dishes are always wonderful. Service is prompt and efficient. We will...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Jim H
Reviewed August 10, 2019

We tried this place because it was part of Restaurant Week and thought it would be nice to try something different. We were less than impressed with the services. On the Prix fixe Restaurant Week menu, dessert was included but did not indicate what it...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank zara h
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Greek all time restaurant in New York >>Everything delicious even the greek wine. The Octopus was great, the Mousaka ( eggplant with meat) the lamb...

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Vicky07Miami_FL
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

What a find! The ambience is that of a Greek to Verna. There are sculptures throughout of fish swirling in the sea. The food was excellent and the service was beyond. We had lamb shank and my wife had fish which was perfectly flavored and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank miamibeachjoe33140
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

Excellent food cooked to perfection. We shared grillad octopus and spinach pie for starters and had grilled black sea bass with asparagus for main course. Everything was delicious, the sea bass probably among the best fish I have ever had.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank cesthlm
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Good food marred by pushy aggressive service. We went there for a light supper and some wine. Four of us ordered five appetizers and we each had a glass of wine. The restaurant was not full but we felt as if we were being pushed...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ssellars@hotmai... S
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

Pleasant surroundings; attentive service; food okay. My fish a bit dry. Noise level moderate. Would try again.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank karenmX3232NH
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Had dinner recently and I love Greek food. We ordered several appetizers that were delicious and well-prepared. The biggest issue was our waiter! He was difficult to understand and was very unprofessional and rude. We ordered our main dishes and I couldn't even understand him,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

We have been happy patrons of Periyali for decades. As Periyali has consistently mastered the art of simply, yet expertly prepared, ultra fresh and delicious food, it remains one of NYC’s best restaurants. Nestled in a bucolic space off Fifth Avenue, Periyali offers authentic Greek...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NYCenteroftheUnivers
Reviewed December 10, 2018

I'm accustomed to greek restaurants being a combination of flaming cheese, not so fresh fish, souvlaki, greek salads, and chili dogs. Don't get me wrong, I love them. I wish we had more near our new home, but we don't. So, when I saw a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank apatheticguy
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