Interested in trying some new Mediterranean spots in New York City? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Mediterranean food.
48 Cypress Ave., Bushwick
Gemelli is a cocktail bar and Mediterranean breakfast and brunch spot.
This new business serves up sandwiches, salads, past and more. On the menu, expect to see items like pasta with eggplant meatballs and marinara sauce, a caprese frittata with basil and arugula and a sausage and peppers sandwich with provolone.
Gemelli's current Yelp rating of five stars out of three reviews indicates positive attention from users.
Yelper Jacob S. wrote, "Make sure to try the fried chickpea appetizer, the shrimp appetizer and the clam pasta, which has home-made pasta."
Gemelli is open from 11 a.m.–midnight daily.
359 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side
Another popular Mediterranean spot is 8th Hill.
8th Hill offers a variety of hot and cold mezzes, which are small Mediterranean appetizers. On the menu, look for the burrata with figs, olives, pistachio pesto and pomegranate juice, octopus with bok choy and Portuguese calamari with tartar sauce.
8th Hill currently holds 4.5 stars out of 10 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.
Yelper Becky M., who reviewed 8th Hill on May 30, wrote, "The appetizers were delicious. For the main course, we had the grilled salmon with sweet fennel and the juicy Tomahawk steak, which was absolutely bursting with flavor!"
8th Hill is open from 4 p.m.–10 p.m. daily.
Lamia's Fish Market
47 Ave. B, East Village
Last but not least, Lamia's Fish Market is a third Mediterranean.
This new business specializes in seafood dishes. On the menu, look for crab cakes, garlic chili shrimp, linguini and clams and more.
Yelp users are excited about Lamia's Fish Market, which currently holds 4.5 stars out of seven reviews on the site.
Yelper Coco G. noted, "We sat at the raw bar. The scallop crudo is a must-have dish. The oysters were cleaned perfectly. The calamari was good."
Lamia's Fish Market is open from 4 p.m.–11 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m.–midnight on weekends.