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Best Greek restaurants in Atlanta

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Paige Minds The Gap
Paige Minds The Gap
 2021-05-11

Feed your craving for delicious Greek food with these top restaurants in Atlanta. From gyros to spanakopita, these restaurants are serving up delicious Mediterranean dishes that will make your mouth water. Check out the five best Greek restaurants to dine at in Atlanta.

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Nick’s Food To Go

Nick’s Food To Go in Grant Park is a hole-in-the-wall spot in a nondescript building decorat3ed with weathered signage. Nick’s has become an Atlanta institution, serving Greek takeout since 1994. This take-out only restaurant offers a straightforward menu of pita wraps, gyro plates, burgers, sandwiches, Greek entrees, sides, and baklava. You order through a walk-up window, and the place can get busy during the lunch rush, so be prepared to wait.

Santorini Taverna

Santorini Taverna in Sandy Springs offers a variety of kebabs, sandwiches, salads, pastas, and Greek baked goods. Their menu is similar to their sister restaurant Gyro City Grill in Roswell. The serve up delicious Greek favorites is large portions, so you’ll easily fill up. Try the lemon chicken with rice, the moussaka, and for dessert you won’t want to miss out on the baklava cheese cake.

Kyma

Kyma in Buckhead is a contemporary Greek seafood restaurant with a menu that stays true to its Mediterranean origins. They serve fresh, healthy foods like zucchini fritters and seafood flown in from the Mediterranean daily that is then grilled over wood. Kyma is an experience that will transport you to the Greek Isles while you dine. Try their spicy lamb pie, the cheese saganaik, or the tender octopus for a delectable meal.

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Zeus Greek Street Food

Zeus Greek Street Food in Cumberland is a counter-service, fast-casual Greek and Mediterranean restaurant that specializes in street food in a fun and relaxed environment. They import their hormone-free and antibiotic-free meats straight from Greece, and combine it with fresh produced sourced from local farms. All of the restaurants beverages are also imported from Greece, so that you can get the full taste of Greece right here in Atlanta. Try the Athenian spit-roasted chicken, the spit-roasted beef and lamb gyro, or the Souvlaki flame-grilled marinated meat on a skewer.

Kafenio Avondale

Kafenio Avondale in Decatur is a Greek café serving coffee, all day breakfast, gyros, salads, wraps, domestic craft beer, and an assortment of Greek and Mediterranean wine. This upbeat and modern version of the traditional Mediterranean kafenio puts an emphasis on the flavors of the Mediterranean. Try the Greek Omelet with lamb gyro, feta, and sliced tomato, or the Athena Breakfast Sandwich with scrambled eggs, feta, sautéed spinach, pepper, onion, and sliced tomato.