Eleni’s Brings Greece to Gramercy Park

Eleni's Restaurant entrance. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni's Restaurant entrance. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Rating
4.6/5

The other evening I met a friend at Elenis, a Greek restaurant located at 17th Street and 3rd Avenue. We met to there to celebrate the holiday spirit, a great choice indeed.

Here are some outdoor Elenis holiday images:

Eleni's street view. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni’s street view. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

 

Eleni's outdoor dining. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni’s outdoor dining. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Eleni’s restaurant can be described as a tasty journey offering a fatigue-free dining journey through Greece in just a few minutes. And indeed it was… Check out the bar area and the inside decor.

Eleni's bar seating. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni’s bar seating. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

 

 

 

 

 

Eleni's dining decor. Photo credit: Sora VernikoffEleni’s dining decor. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

 


Eleni's dining area. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

 

Eleni’s dining area. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni's dining seating. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni’s dining seating. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Elenis serves fresh charcoal-grilled fish and meats from both coastal and mainland Greece. Their appetizers include traditional cheeses and organic salads. So what to order?
The Grilled Norwegian salmon paired with a leek rice pilaf was fabulous, along with the fresh, hot, fabulous bread basket. By the way, the salmon arrived at our table much faster than I could have imagined.

 

 

Eleni's bread basket. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni’s bread basket. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni's Norwegian salmon. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni’s Norwegian salmon. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

It was dessert time, and I ordered Galaktompouriko which translates to Semolina custard with a light, soft filo crust, surrounded by honey syrup. It truly was divine.

Let’s not forget the cappuccino, which topped a great meal.

Eleni's semolina custard and cappuccino. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Eleni’s semolina custard and cappuccino. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

I recommend Eleni’s if you’re in The Gramercy Park Area. It’s a pleasant place to rest and dine…for a while.

Readers may also enjoy our reviews of Arte Cafe on the Upper West Side, Salt Bae Burger,  Wagamama, and Dinner with Gangsters and Ghosts.

Eleni’s Restaurant

226 3rd Ave.
New York NY  10003

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