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“Outstanding, and so needed in town!!”
Review of Petra Taverna - CLOSED

Petra Taverna
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Outstanding, and so needed in town!!”
Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were so eager to try out Petra as soon as we'd heard they had opened, and we were not disappointed!! Went there Saturday evening and sat on the beautiful terrace overlooking the pond to enjoy the setting sun over some truly fabulous. cloud-like pita bread. Our grilled octopus and taramosalata starters were exceptional (the octopus is a personal favorite and the execution was wonderful), as were our main courses, the moussaka and the whole red snapper. We also took a flyer and ordered some totally un-pronounceable item on the menu for dessert in addition to the baklava and it was outstanding! kind of like a custard filled egg roll pastry, but I had custard and egg rolls and this was amazing. I almost always hate baklava because it's heavy or overly drenched in honey, but this was perfect. The service was charming, Mandy was an attentive delight, and her colleagues were very helpful as well. I love that it's BYOB, but given how delicious everything was, I look forward to their receiving their liquor license just to see what wines they get in! Absolutely our new favorite local restaurant in Roxbury, there simply isn't anything up to this standard; it's a joy to see someone making such excellent use of ingredients. Beautiful job and we will be back many many times.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank texan1885
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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167 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Authentic and fresh Greek food!”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

Brand new, family style Greek restaurant. The food was absolutely fresh, delicious and authentic. Try the stuffed grape leaves and the moussaka. Home-made pita bread with olive tapanade was also excellent. Many more dishes that looked superb. No sign outside - drive up to the golf course and it is right there.

Visited July 2014
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2 Thank SavvyFaire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing!”
Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Petra has amazing food, professional staff and beautiful views! Paula and Costas are friendly and inviting. It is by far the best Greek food I have ever had in my life. A true find and not to be missed if you are up in the Catskills.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Mary D
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New Brunswick NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Two Thumbs Up... Way Up”
Reviewed July 8, 2014

Spectacular authentic Greek cuisine. Every dish superb. Professional and warm service. Very reasonably priced for food this good. Lovely white tablecloth dining room in great old stone building. Beautiful location adjacent to golf course.
Worth a detour.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank 29Hiram
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