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The Great Greek Restaurant and Taverna

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Wed, 23/01

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US$18 - US$30
Mediterranean, Greek
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Yogurt 'Tzatziki'
Fresh yogurt, cucumber, garlic, and herbs.
Greek 'Fassolia' Beans
Chick peas.
Golden-Batter 'Kalamaria'
Eggplant 'Melitzanosalata
Spinach Cheese Filo Pie 'Spanakopita'
Greek Caviar 'Tarama'
'Dolmathes' Large Stuffed Grape Leaves
Homemade and delicious.
Cracked wheat, fresh lemon juice, chopped parsley, green onions, spices, fresh tomato.
Char-Grilled Baby Octopus
Greek Village Salad
Tomato wedges, greens, feta cheese, kalamata black olives, red onions, cucumbers, bell peppers, capers, with greek vinaigrette.
Substitute shrimp $14.50
The Blue Mediterranean
Chunks of chicken breast, sliced avocado, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, red onions capers, and feta cheese, over greens.
Avgolemono Soup - a Specialty
Without a doubt the best homemade version of this traditional and famous greek soup - a freshly-made, rich chicken soup you'll cherish - made with fresh chicken stock, eggs, fresh lemon and orzo pasta.
Peasant Salad
Tomatoes, artichoke hearts, belgian endive, cucumbers, red onions, bell peppers, capers, feta cheese, romaine lettuce, kalamata olives, and greek vinaigrette.
Order our famous grilled pita bread
2.45 per order (serves two).
Our greek round-loaf bread served free.
Char-Broiled Chicken Breast
With sliced tomato, red onions, bell peppers, and tzatziki.
Gyro Sandwich
On pita bread with tzatziki.Tomato, red onions, bell peppers
Greek Meatball Sandwich
Sliced greek-style meatballs with tomato, tzatziki, bell peppers, and onion.
The Greek Peasant Burger
Pure chopped lean beef mixed with fresh parsley, ground oregano and a touch of garlic.
Chicken Kebab Sandwich
On pita‏ bread with tzatziki, tomato, bell peppers, and onions.
Lamb Kebab Sandwich
On pita‏ bread with tzatziki, tomato, bell peppers, and onions.
Beef Kebab Sandwich
On pita bread with tzatziki, tomato, bell peppers, and onion.
Served with oven-roasted potatoes, greek-style rice,
Fresh vegetables, and choice of soup or salad.
Spinach Cheese Filo Pie "Spanakopita"
Char-Broiled Sirloin Filet Beef Kebab "Souvlaki"
Baked "Pastitsio" Deep-Dish Pasta
Pasta-layered with lean ground beef, herbs, tomato, bechamel sauce.
Char-Broiled Chicken Breast Kebab "Souvlaki"
Macedonian Shrimp Pasta
Linguini pasta in a delicious, aromatic sauce of tomato, herbs, shallots, garlic, fresh basil, feta cheese and large shrimp.
Our Famous Oven-Roasted Spring Lamb
A house specialty of tender chunks of fresh roasted lamb.
Spinach, the national dish of greece, and a specialty of the house - baked eggplant, ground beef, greek spices, bechamel sauce.
Combination Greek Platter
House specialties on a large platter- pastitsio, pasta, moussaka, stuffed grape leaves, spinach cheese pie spanakopita, oven-roasted potato, rice pilaf, vegetable of the day.
The Way Greeks Love to Dine - 13 Specialties of the House
"Tarama" Caviar
Yogurt "Tzatziki"
Eggplant "Melitzanosalata
Greek Salad with Feta Cheese
Greek "Fassolia" Beans
Greek-style Meatballs
Golden Batter "Kalamaria
Large Stuffed Grape Leaves
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Great Greek never disappointed me. Real greek music, food and drinks. Friendly people. You should see how the staff dance greek dances without missing your needs. Excellent time!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mzprx64
Reviewed 17 November 2018

When you walk into the restaurant you get a great feeling. The menu has many traditional dishes and the waiters (no women) are accommodating. Portions are fairly large. The food, however, was average at best. Some of our party's dishes were overspiced, some were overcooked,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ExperiencedTravelers
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I loved it,. The music, and Greek dancing... I ordered, the combination plate.... It was awesome, perfect... The had 2 wonderful desert s..... I would go here.... I love it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MikeinMalibu
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Had dinner here on a week night early as we had to a flight to catch at the burbank airport. We had a good table by the window. We ordered the grilled octopus and it was prepared in a way I have not had it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank georwc
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We were staying in an Air BnB nearby and ended up eating here 3 out of 5 nights we were there. Food was delicious- huge portions, varied menu and classic Greek! Service from staff was fantastic. Would highly recommend a visit!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank joanneo554
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Noisy crowded uneven food but what the heck you came with you family or group to enjoy and laugh all the rest is just....well the rest

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank shelleybelly2018
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I am half Greek and I was SO excited to try this restaurant on Orthodox Greek Easter. I went into the restaurant and I was immediately asked if I was here to pick up for Doordash/Postmates. I said, "No, I am half Greek and I...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Olivia P
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The staff and the customers seem have a unique shared good time at this venerable spot in the valley. I have been going there for 30 years and am NEVER disappointed. A must for valley dining. Great atmosphere and great food.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank booyaboy
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Nice place for larger Family or Friend lunches and dinner. Nice menu selection with traditional Greek fare as well as other choices. Everyone will find something delicious to eat. They have full bar along with beer, wine, sodas and desserts. Service is attentive and good....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

There were 16 of us and they put us next to the band. No other choices. We couldn't hear the person next to you. If we sat elsewhere we would have had a good time. Perhaps a party of 2 or 4 would be okay...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank TravelerIV_10
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