Friday, June 20, 2008
Romano's Famous Pizza & Gyro - 32-21 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106
N/W Train to Broadway
Romano's pizza and gyro spot on Broadway and 32nd Street has a new look. I could hardly recognize it with its clean white stucco-esque exterior and its loungy outdoor seating area, complete with oversized umbrellas. It looks and feels so much more than a pizza place!
An Astorian staple for more than 25 years, Romano's is well-recognized by locals. In fact, Dan was reminiscing about it the other day, saying it was one of the pizza places that he used to frequent when he first moved to Astoria almost seven years ago.
Offering a mix of Italian and Greek food, Romano's could be a quick dinner or lunch stop and even a sit-down option where you can currently catch live Euro Cup coverage.
A sampling of their menu includes:
Buffalo Wings (10)...$6.60
Pita Sandwiches and Platters:
Platters are served with Greek salad and a choice of French fries, roasted potatoes or rice.
Gyro...$4.95 (sandwich)...$8.75 (platter)
Chicken Souvlaki...$5.40 (sandwich)...$9.15 (platter)
Sausage...$4.95 (sandwich)...$8.75 (platter)
Spaghetti Pomodoro - with garlic, onions, tomato and basil...$7.50
Spaghetti Putanesca - with garlic, tomatoes, capers, olives in a tomato sauce...$8.50
Chicken Parmigiano Greek Style - over pasta...$9.95
BBQ 1/2 chicken with salad and a choice of fries, roasted potatoes or rice...$8.15
BBQ full chicken (no sides)...$7.35
Cheese...$5.50 (small)...$11.50 (large)
You can also choose a variety of toppings such as extra cheese, pepperoni, sausage, ham, bacon, mushrooms, broccoli, onions, peppers, olives, fresh tomatoes, pineapple and anchovies.
Go ahead and check it out. It's especially inviting on a warm summer night.