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Apr 21, 2013

MP Taverna Opens Tomorrow, Monday April 22

Astoria’s new MP Taverna will have their grand opening is on Monday, April 22.

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While it has seemed that the opening of MP Taverna on Ditmars has taken a while, we are certain that they are opening tomorrow, Monday, April 22. That’s because we saw this sign taped on their front windows, after hearing about it from both a user on Astorians.com and from a tweet by Adam Kuban.

We stopped by to confirm, and saw the sign for ourselves:

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Yep, they’re opening tomorrow

The building looks fantastic, too – such a difference from the old Mezzo Mezzo. As a reminder, here is a Google Street View image for the former restaurant:

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And here is what it looks like now from about the same spot – the corner of Ditmars and 33rd Street.

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Here’s the building as it goes along 33rd Street – to me it seems to go quite a ways back.

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We look forward to checking it out this week and will report back on our experience. If you go soon, please let us know what you think!

MP Taverna – Astoria, 31-29 Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria, NY 11105, (718) 777-2187, Facebook

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

8 Comments

Danielle

This place is amazing! Superior service, drinks and food. What a real restaurant should be. I will definitely be going back.

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Kate

We went last weekend and the food was fantastic. Very professional operation, great service. The drinks/beer list is beautifully curated. I highly recommend.

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Milan

a greek restaurant part of an established chain opening up on ditmars, this guy is really pushing the boundaries.

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megc

We went and found the food to be excellent. The space is lovely, too. This is a nice addition to Ditmars.

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Rick

Looks like a medical center haha Mezzo Mezzo at least had unique look. Oh well let’s see what kind of decor on the inside and how the food is going to be,

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