$7 for $15 Worth of Baklava, Pastries, Cookies, and More at Artopolis in Astoria

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In a Nutshell

  • Authentic Greek baked goods
  • Baklava, bread & pastries
  • Central Astoria location
  • Sunny décor

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Promotional value expires Jul 5, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. In-store purchases only. Must use in 1 visit. Tax not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Even with their sights set on eternal glory, the well-greaved Achaeans besieging Troy had to break for breakfast. Today's Groupon brings bounteous Hellenic baked goods across the wine-dark sea and straight into that skilled breaker of horses known as your mouth: for $7, you get $15 worth of authentic Greek baked treats at Artopolis, an Astoria bakery that has won two Zagat awards.

Artopolis was founded by a group of Grecians who floated across the Atlantic in a honey-sealed boat and planted olive trees that bore fresh-baked artisan breads, Greek specialties, pastries, cookies, and tarts. A loaf of olive bread ($3.50) amplifies the savory flavors of any sandwich or pasta, and Popeye's panacea, a spinach pie ($3.50), can make lettuce leaves cry vinegar tears in envy. Sweet individually portioned treats, such as the strawberry-topped caramel bavarian-cream confection or the mini mille feulle ($4.50 each), are artfully crafted and fall artfully apart into crumbled ruins to be studied by artful historians for centuries.

The bakery's sunny interior, with pale-yellow cabinetry and reflective tiled floors, hosts a glittering display case teeming with cakes and confections. Sweet cookies (such as grape-syrup rounds) or savory cookies (such as oregano tarali) are offered by the pound ($13/lb.), as is Artopolis’s signature baklava ($11.50/lb.), which is as sweetly flavor-complex as the first coordinate system Descartes sketched on a sugared phyllo sheet. This Groupon can be redeemed in-store only, so put on a pastry-shaped hat and stop by the bright, welcoming bakery.

Reviews

Artopolis has won two Zagat awards. Yelpers give it a 4.5-star average.

  • The best thing that can happen to a Hellenist may be a visit to Astoria bakery to savor the delicious Greek desserts, including hard-to-find pastries, that serve as a tribute to Aegean sweetness and light, neighborhood fans proudly report the superb artistry is still going strong. – Zagat
  • The baklava that I had here was literally the best I have ever had; my family-in-law is Turkish and it even put theirs to the test. – Hasan S., Yelp

Artopolis

Artopolis' bakers whip up cakes, pastries, and cookies made from traditional Greek and Mediterranean recipes. Glass cases filled with pyramids, rows, and dodecahedrons of fruit- and chocolate-infused tarts entertain visiting eyes, and seven varieties of traditional Greek pastries wait to leap onto sweet teeth. Wooden shelves, standing underneath floral murals, hold woven baskets overflowing with freshly baked and oil-brushed breads. The bakery’s minimalist interior and high ceiling have been custom-built to suit even the longest and most unruly rolling pins.

Customer Reviews

Artopolis is worth it at FULL price let alone with a Groupon.
WILLIAM A. · July 13, 2014
Amazing!!!!
Bella A. · February 10, 2014
Over the top selection of not only greek delights , but also wonderful French cakes and pastries Macaroons are the best outside of paris
Drew N. · August 23, 2013
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    Ditmars Steinway

    23-18 31st St.

    Astoria, New York 11105

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