Traditional Greek food and drinks you must try
Welcome to our Greek taverna, where you will taste mouth-watering traditional Greek food and delicious Greek drinks! Please, sit down at the shaded table over there, it has the most beautiful view of the sea in this area.
My name is Mirela and I will be your waitress today. Here is our menu with all the traditional Greek foods we prepare with local products. In the end, you will also find our Greek drinks, from which I strongly recommend the strong Greek coffee. Please have a look, I’ll be right back with some cold water for you.
Traditional Greek food and drinks menu
- Salads, spreads, and dips
- Appetizers (Meze)
- Traditional Greek soups
- Main dishes:
- Traditional Greek desserts
- Traditional Greek drinks
Traditional Greek breakfast
Fried eggs, spinach, bell peppers, onions, cheese.
Fried eggs with tomatoes.
Yaourti me meli
Greek yogurt with honey.
Salads, spreads, and dips
Horiatiki (Greek salad)
Tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, olive oil.
Fish roe, olive oil, lemon juice.
Eggplant, red onion, garlic, parsley, olive oil, lemon juice.
Dry barley rusk, tomatoes, feta cheese, capers, olive oil, aromatic herbs.
Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, dill, olive oil.
Greek fava dip
Yellow split peas, red onions, garlic, thyme, olive oil, lemon juice.
Feta cheese, roasted red peppers.
Florina bell peppers
Roasted red bell peppers, stuffed with feta cheese and aromatic herbs; olive oil, vinegar.
Deep-fried squid covered in batter, served with lemon.
Okhtapodhi (Grilled octopus)
Octopus prepared on the grill; lemon juice.
Pickled small fish (bonito).
Zucchini, stuffed with rice; aromatic herbs.
Pie, spinach and feta cheese filling.
Pie, feta cheese filling.
Olives with olive oil
Kalamata olives, extra-virgin olive oil.
Broth, egg yolk, chicken, rice, lemon juice.
Broth, chicken, noodles.
Broth, carrots, cabbage, zucchini, onions, potatoes.
Broth, beans, tomatoes, carrots, onions, celery, olive oil, aromatic herbs.
Broth, lentils, smoked herring, vinegar.
Broth, fish, carrots, zucchini, celery, onions, potatoes.
Main traditional Greek dishes
Meat & fish traditional Greek dishes
Meat roasted on a spit, served with tzatziki, tomatoes, onions, pita bread.
Meat marinated in oregano, olive oil, and lemon juice; served on skewers, with a side of tzatzki, tomatoes, onions, pita bread.
Lamb, marinated in garlic and lemon juice. Slow-baked, with potatoes.
Lamb, baked in a clay pot; served with manestra (local risoni-like pasta).
Lamb chops, grilled. Served with lemon.
Lamb / pork sausage, orange zest, leeks.
Meat stew, shallots, red wine sauce, cinnamon.
Sausages, red wine sauce.
Sausages, peppers, onions, wine sauce.
Lamb intestines, stuffed with heart, lungs, kidneys; grilled.
Meatballs, seasoned with oregano and mint; served fried or baked.
Greek meatloaf; minced meat, beef stock, tomatoes, potatoes, red onions, garlic, eggs, aromatic herbs; baked.
Minced meat, rice, rolled in grapevine leaves.
Stuffed vegetables, baked; minced meat, rice, aromatic herbs.
Minced meat, eggplant, potatoes.
Minced meat, pasta, Bechamel sauce.
Pie; minced meat, rice, and tomato sauce filling.
Mussels; served with sauce.
Vegetarian & non-meat traditional Greek food
Vegetable stew; eggplant, tomatoes, onions, zucchini, potatoes, olive oil, aromatic herbs.
Vegetable stew; leeks, rice, olive oil, lemon juice.
Vegetable stew; spinach, rice, olive oil, lemon juice.
Cabbage, served with rice.
Green beans in tomato sauce.
Beans, baked; tomato sauce, aromatic herbs.
Zucchini and feta cheese balls in bread crumbs; green onions, garlic, egg, flour, aromatic herbs; fried.
Balls made out of tomatoes, red onions, flour, aromatic herbs; fried.
Stuffed vegetables, baked; stuffed with rice, aromatic herbs.
Traditional Greek desserts
Very sweet pastry desert, with chopped nuts and honey syrup.
Very sweet pastry desert, with chopped almonds, walnuts, and honey syrup.
Feta me meli
Pastry with feta cheese filling; served with honey and sesame seeds on top.
Pastry; custard filling.
Small balls of fried dough; served with cinnamon and honey.
Cinnamon bread, with cloves.
Greek almond cookies.
Pie; apple and cinnamon filling.
Greek walnut cake.
Greek rice pudding; served with cinnamon.
Traditional Greek drinks
Greek aperitif / digestive drinks
Liquor seasoned with the resin of the mastic tree, native to the Greek island of Chios.
Clear, anise-flavored alcoholic drink; turns white when served with ice.
Strong, clear-colored alcoholic drink.
Grape-based brandy, specific to Crete.
Cinnamon-flavored liquor, from the Greek region Patras.
Metaxa (photo above)
Sweet Greek brandy.
Fix Premium Lager – 5%
Soft, yet full flavor, balanced bitterness. Awarded 38 gold medals and prizes.
Fix Dark Premium – 5.2% imited edition brew. Aromatic and tasty, with an aftertaste of toasted malts.
Fix Aney – 0%
Non-alcohol beer preserving the authentic beer taste.
Mythos Lager – 5%
Rich foam, fruity nuances, lasting aftertaste.
Mythos Radler – 2%
Low alcohol beer, with lemon.
Vergina Premium Lager – 5%
Light, smooth, and full flavor. Respects the German beer purity law.
Vergina Weiss – 5.4%
Rich, fruity aroma of bananas and cloves. Awarded Germany’s Beer Star and England’s International Brewing Award.
Vergina XXX Black – 5.5%
Unfiltered, with coffee and vanilla notes.
Vergina Red – 5.8%
Fruity aroma of exotic fruits, blackberries, and honey.
Vergina Prfyra – 6.3%
Limited edition unfiltered lager.
Zeos Gold Pilsner – 5%
Full-bodied, with a flowery aroma, and a long aftertaste.
Zeos Black Weiss – 5%
Medium bitterness, with a roasted coffee and caramel aroma.
Zeos Blue Lager – 5%
Lightly flavored starts sweet but has a bitter aftertaste.
Variety from Santorini. Citrus-edged white wine. Similar taste to Riesling.
Variety from Santorini, Attica, Macedonia, and Rhodes. Low acidity white wine, with a scent of nectarines.
Variety from the Epirus region. High acidity, leading to sparkling white wines.
Variety from Macedonia. Medium acidity white wine, with a jasmine aroma.
Variety from the Peloponnese. Still or sparkling, with a tangerine, flowery scent.
Variety from the Ionian Islands. Lemony flavor, best paired with fish and seafood.
Variety from the Attica region. Used to produce Retsina, a young white wine, with pine resin.
Pink / Rose wines
Variety from northern Greece. Soft wines, with fruity flavors.
Variety from Attica, Macedonia, Peloponnese, and Thessaly. Crisp, elegant wines.
Variety from the Peloponnese region. Velvety-red wines, with black cherry flavors. Similar taste to Beaujolais.
Variety specific to the Island of Lemnos. Strong wines, with bay leaf aroma.
Variety from Peloponnese and the Ionian Islands. Sweet, desert wines, produced from grapes which had been turning into raisins.
Variety from the Macedonia region. Strong in tannin, with a spicy aroma.
Strong Greek coffee; always served with a glass of water.
Greek cafe frappe
Instant coffee, served cold.
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