Seeing someone shaving roasting spits of meat with an electric saw into pitas and platters is pretty common in this part of Astoria (Little Egypt). But the quality of the shawarma and kebabs at Duzan set it apart from the other counter-service Middle Eastern spots in the area. We recommend the chicken shawarma and some creamy hummus, and make sure to try all of the different sauces, like the very spicy harissa.
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"NO MENUS. JUST FISH" is pretty much everything you need to know about this Astoria restaurant.
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We found ourselves enjoying the food at Naya quite a bit. However, the space is about ten feet wide and looks like a high-end shower.
Kashkaval Garden is a neighborhood spot in Hell’s Kitchen with Mediterranean food that’s good for sharing and a nice back room for dates.
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Nargis Bar & Grill
Nargis serves good Uzbek food in a casual space in Park Slope. Expect big portions of salads, meat-filled dumplings, and kebabs.
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