Olympic Pita

58 W. 38th St.
New York, NY 10018
Olympic Pita +

Mollye Chudacoff


  • Sun-Thu 11am-11pm
  • $$
  • Delivery, Order Online, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
If you know the original location on Brooklyn's Coney Island Avenue of this Israeli restaurant, you'll be amazed at the sumptuous decor of its garment center outpost, and that improvement extends to the food as well. Centerpiece of any meal is the outsized sesame-dotted pita that flies from the tandoor, deposited hot at your table and replenished whenever you finish the last one. The kebabs are splendid (pick baby chicken or Iraqi lamb instead of the unexciting schwarma). You are well advised to substitute unlimited visits to the salad bar for the choice of two sides on the menu. Open till midnight.

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