You are reading

Astoria bar/restaurant–specializing in roast sandwiches–opened Wednesday

June 1, 2013 By Bill Parry

Astoria’s newest neighborhood bar and restaurant had a successful soft opening on Wednesday night.

The Sandwich Bar, located at 33-01 Ditmars Blvd., which specializes in sandwiches made with slow roasted and hand carved meats, served 130 diners on Wednesday night.

The restaurant is Theo Stamatiou’s first in the United States after owning several bars and catering businesses in Greece. After moving to Astoria in 2004 and finishing his education, he felt it was time to start a restaurant.

Stamatiou, who views sandwich making as an art form, said he was pleased with his opening night. “We did good, with no advertising at all,” he said. He said the restaurant served more than 130 diners over the course of the evening. “We served a lot of friends and plenty of walk-in customers; it was so much fun.”

The Sandwich Bar features a menu of hand-carved roast beef, turkey and other meat sandwiches. The bar/restaurant also offers salads, soups and burgers.

The restaurant, which also doubles as a local watering hole, sells 12 draft beers, 8 bottled brands and 10 wines by the glass. The Sandwich Bar also refills growlers with Wolaver Organic and Shiner Bock beers as well as Angry Orchard Hard Cider.

The Sandwich Bar also offers catering, take-out, delivery and outdoor seating.

email the author: news@queenspost.com
No comments yet

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Long Islander gets 3-9 years for stealing homes across Queens belonging to elderly or disabled owners: AG

New York Attorney General Letitia James and Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that a Long Island man was sentenced to three to nine years in prison Friday for leading a deed theft ring that resulted in five homes being stolen from vulnerable Queens residents and saw them earn more $1 million in ill-gotten gains.

Marcus Wilcher, 48, of Carll Drive in Bay Shore, pleaded guilty in May to grand larceny in the second degree in Queens Supreme Court for his role in leading the crew following an investigation by the Attorney General’s office.

NYPD searching for burglary crew that targeted nearly 30 laundromats in Queens and others in Brooklyn and the Bronx

Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst are looking for three masked men who broke into Susan’s Laundromat at 85-12 Grand Ave. at around 3:15 a.m. on Monday, June 24, while a fourth member of their crew acted as a lookout near their getaway car parked in front.

The burglars stole $1,800 in cash and removed a payment machine for the laundry room continuing an undetermined amount of cash.