People are weird when it comes to spinach. Most dislike it on its own, but when paired with cheese and crust in the form of a pie, they love it. And Long Islanders are no different. Although this food can’t be found at every restaurant on the island, the ones that do serve it do it well. So give the Best Spinach Pie on Long Island a try if you haven’t. If you have, well, then keep on enoying it.
2019: Long Islanders Voted Vito’s Ristorante & Pizza Best Spinach Pie!
Vito’s Ristorante & Pizza
91 Forest Ave., Glen Cove
(516) 759-1366 – www.vitospizzany.com
Nobody on Long Island makes a better spinach pie than Vito’s Ristorante. The quintessential pizzeria serves up a spinach pie chock full of the leafy green with cheese and garlic. It’s the perfect complement to the traditional regular pie that you’ll find at this Brooklyn-born pizzeria serving up the best Italian food on the island for decades.
2018: Long Islanders Voted Athenian Greek Taverna Best Spinach Pie on Long Island!
Athenian Greek Taverna
2187 Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY 11725
631-499-7660 / atheniangreektaverna.com
To the warm and welcoming staff of Athenian Greek Taverna, it’s spanakopita. But you can call it spinach pie. No matter what you call it, nobody does it better than Athenian. Layers of flaky phyllo dough and spinach greens with a feta cheese mixture–a perfect balance of delicious flavors. Like everything cooked up at Athenian, the spinach pie is made “Yiayia’s way,” just like grandma makes it, with fresh and authentic ingredients. Make Yiayia proud and be sure to order enough spinach pie to share with everyone on your next visit to Athenian Greek Taverna.
2017: Long Islanders Voted The Greek Place Best Spinach Pie on Long Island
The Greek Place 2144 Jericho Tpke., Garden City Park. 516-673-4545. thegreekplacegcp.com For the third year in a row, The Greek Place’s spinach pie has won the hearts of Long Islanders, and for good reason! A crispy outer-layer with just the right amount of crunch, a delicious filling, and a whole lotta love, The Greek Place provides their customers with the very Best Spinach Pie on Long Island thanks to Chef Pete’s talent, creativity, and passion. After just one bite, you’ll be hooked! Opa!
2016: Long Islanders Voted The Greek Place Best Spinach Pie on Long Island
The Greek Place 2144 Jericho Tpke., Garden City. 516-673-4545. thegreekplacegcp.com We said it last year and we’ll repeat it again: Spanakopita, prepared the right way, possesses transcendental powers. From its crispy-yet-tender outer layer to its moist, filling interior, The Greek Place’s spinach pie can remedy your appetite and soothe your very soul. This special treat is the culmination of more than two decades of culinary fortitude, and is the perfect accompaniment to any number of Chef Pete’s legendary Greek creations!
2015: Long Islanders Voted The Greek Place Best Spinach Pie on Long Island!
The Greek Place 2144 Jericho Tpke., Garden City Park. 516-673-4545. thegreekplacegcp.com A good spinach pie—with its crusty exterior and oh-so joyously soft, green, leafy insides—can go a long way to satisfy your soul. There, we’ve said it. Spanakopita, prepared the right way, possesses transcendental powers. Legions of Long Islanders agree, as The Greek Place’s crowning at the top of this competitive category is testament. Try one of these magical treats for lunch and experience what so many already know, then pick up a few for your friends and family. They’ll thank you, that’s for sure!
2014: Long Islanders voted Greek Town in Rockville Centre Best Spinach Pie on Long Island!
1. Greek Town 90 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 516-678-4549. greektownrvc.net 2. The Greek Place 2144 Jericho Tpke., Garden City Park. 516-673-4545. thegreekplacegcp.com 3. Opa Grill Multiple Locations. theopagrille.com