MP Taverna

470 Driggs Ave.
b/t 10th St & 11th St
Brooklyn, New York 11211
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Cuisine: Greek
Our Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Great
Cards: All Major
Price: $31-60
Brunch: Sat & Sun
Booze: Full Bar
Subway: L to Bedford
Delivery: Yes
Menu: Click Here
Grub Street says:

Is there a neighborhood in the civilized world that doesn’t deserve a good Cypriot salad and lamb sausages? Not according to Michael Psilakis, chef-owner of MP Tavernas in Roslyn, Irvington, Astoria, and, as of this month, Williamsburg. The newest location showcases the chef’s characteristic modern-Greek style, a blend of accessibility and authenticity evident in dishes like pasta with stewed goat and red wine, and grilled calamari with cauliflower and chickpeas (pictured above). Everything is meant to be shared — especially grilled whole fish and a selection of dry-aged steaks. The 120-seat rehabbed warehouse space is equipped with a live orange tree and a long quartz bar, which dispenses 20 draft beers, many of them local, plus house wines and sangria also on tap.

Eater Says

Psilakis’s menu includes Greek classics like tarama with pita and roasted whole fish, and a few more modern variations like grilled calamari pickled vegetables and spicy labne, and crispy cod with ricotta, tomatoes, and a garlic and potato sauce. The restaurant will also roast whole animals like lamb, suckling pig, and kid goat for groups who make plans in advance. To go with all of that grilled fare, there are 19 beers and sangria on tap. There’s also brunch with dishes like eggs baked with spinach and mushrooms.