ZAGAT

Yefsi Estiatorio | Greek | East 70s

A "great addition to the Far East Side", this instantly "popular" Yorkville yearling features "excellent" Greek cooking via a "talented" ex–Milos chef, with "wonderful" mezes as a focus; the "rustic", "like-in-Athens" setting includes the added bonus of a "charming garden."

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MICHELIN

Yefsi Estiatorio

When I told one of my coworkers that I would be reviewing a Greek restaurant, he replied, “So, lamb parts and yogurt sauce?” While I did laugh, it had me thinking just how people view Greek food who only know its most popular food (gyros) as being something you can buy from a truck.....

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DAILY NEWS | NEW YORK EATS

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | By Stan Sagner

You quickly conclude that something is afoot, when on a frigid, blustery Monday night, nearby restaurants in this stretch of Yorkville remain as still as morgues, yet Yefsi Estiatorio is teeming. The crowd is an even mix of perfectly coiffed upper East Side matrons, families and young couples contentedly shoehorned into their smallish tables...

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WOMAN AROUND TOWN

My Big Fat Greek Restaurant – Yefsi Estiatorio

Squeeze in, grab a seat, and watch as plates fly out of the kitchen fast and furious to keep up with the demand of ravenous Yorkville residents who are counting their lucky stars for this new and tasty resident. Chef Christos Christou hails from Cyprus, trained at the International Culinary Institute, and has headed stalwarts like Molyvos and Milos. His menu offers an array of meze like feta sto fourno, baked sheep's milk cheese set atop roasted eggplant; or garides me fasolia comprised of chopped jumbo shrimp tossed with gigante beans sauced with mastic-accented tomato purée....

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The Epoch Times

Christos Christou Creates Dishes Fit for a President