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Philoxenia

32-07 34th Ave., Astoria, NY 11106 40.75929 -73.926367
nr. 32nd St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-626-2000 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Greek
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Official Website

philoxeniarestaurant.com

Nearby Subway Stops

N, W at Broadway

Prices

$13-$22

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

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Profile

This venue is closed.

When Philoxenia opened in Astoria in 2004, it managed to distinguish itself from the Hellenic pack with its simple, rustic cooking and notably homey vibe (the name, after all, means “hospitality”). But when the two-year lease wasn’t renewed, chef-owner Dionysia Germani and her daughter, Nancy Gavopoulou, closed up shop. They decided to resuscitate Philoxenia in much larger quarters, joined by two faithful regulars turned partners. Germani’s menu still showcases signature dishes like the feta special, broiled in tinfoil with tomatoes and peppers, and her squat, tomato-sauced meatballs, plus the usual roster of spreads, salads, and charcoal-grilled whole fish priced by the pound.

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