An Early Peek Inside Kiki’s, Bringing Authentic Greek Cuisine to Division Street

Posted on: March 13th, 2015 at 5:00 am by
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One successful Division Street operator just doubled holdings on the tiny dead-end block near Canal. In due course, the Forgtmenot family will debut a new full-service Greek restaurant just a few doors down. Consider the hyperlocal market on this cuisine now cornered.

Kiki’s is a return to form for the husband-wife team Paul and Abby Sierros, who last dabbled in Greek food with Souvlaki GR (which they unloaded in 2012). Named for one of the new partners, herself a bartender at Forgtmenot, this latest endeavor will serve up traditional Greek fare with fresh ingredients at affordable neighborhood prices – grilled octopus, grilled snapper, moussaka, and spanakopita, among other items.

Three months of non-stop construction at 130 Division Street concluded a few days ago. Kiki’s has two connected dining rooms – on both Orchard and Division – plus a large kitchen. Decor is homey, and evokes that rustic cottage feel indigenous to the northern region of Greece. That means plenty of exposed wood beams and brass fixtures.

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We hear that friends and family are already sampling the fare, and that opening is in the coming weeks.

As for booze, there won’t be any liquor on premise for the time being as Kiki’s carries a wine-beer license.

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