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Greek Islands Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings

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Menu

APPETIZERS‏
9.95
Greek Islands Cold Plate
A wonderful assortment of seafood, cold spreads, olives, peppers & cheese
6.95
Cold Spread Sampler
Try our three most popular cold spreads: Taramosalata, Melitzanosalata, Tirokafteri
3.95
5.50
Taramosalata
Considered Greek caviar, this is a blend of cod roe w/ potatoes, onion, & olive oil
4.25
5.75
Melitzanosalata
Freshly roasted eggplant is blended w/ garlic, potatoes, & olive oil
4.25
5.75
Tzatziki
A creamy yogurt-cucumber-garlic spread flavored w/ lemon & pepper
4.75
6.50
Skordalia
Smooth garlic-potato spread, blended w/ our own imported extra virgin olive oil
4.75
6.50
Tirokafteri
Feta cheese blended w/ red peppers will spice up your meal
3.25
4.50
Fava
Traditional Greek spread from chick peas
4.95
Kefalotiri
Traditional favorite, hard, aged, cheese
3.75
5.75
Feta Cheese
Imported feta cheese, topped w/ out own imported extra virgin olive oil & olives
HOT
5.75
Flaming Saganaki Cheese
The finest‏ imported Greek cheese is flambéed tableside
9.95
Grilled Octopus
Our wonderful, tender octopus is charbroiled to perfection
Mediterranean Baby Octopus
Small, tender Mediterranean baby octopus is served in the traditional Greek Island way9.95
7.95
Pan Fried Calamari
Tender squid is lightly fried & served w/ our zesty homemade cocktail sauce
7.95
Shrimp Tourkolimano
(5) Shrimp baked in a tomato-garlic sauce & a blanket of crumbled feta cheese
6.75
Home Made Gyros Appetizer
Our famous beef & lamb slices, w/ pita bread
4.50
6.95
Fried Zucchini
Thin slices of zucchini are lightly fried & served w/ our garlic sauce (skordalia)
4.50
6.95
Fried Eggplant
A traditional favorite of friend eggplant smothered in a tangy tomato cheese sauce
5.75
Keftedakia
(4) Tender meatballs are served in our tangy tomato sauce
5.50
Spinach Cheese Pie
Layers of crisp filo dough filled w/ spinach, feta cheese & fresh herbs
SOUPS‏
Made from scratch every day using only the finest ingredients, see below for today’s choices
Avgolemono served daily
Revithosoupa
Fakyes
Fasolada
Kotosoupa
Fakyes
Kotosoupa
Fasolada
Psarosoupa
SALADS
Prepared w/ fresh vine tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil & imported cheese
4.75
Platters 3.00
More 3.50
Athenian
Traditional greek salad With mixed greens, fresh vine tomatoes, greek olives & feta cheese
7.50
Large Athenian Salad Platter serves 1-2
A larger order of our traditional salad
4.95
Platters 3.00
More 3.95
Horiatiki
Village Salad Vine tomatoes, onion, cheese, cucumbers, Greek olives & peppers
4.95
Platters 3.00
More 3.95
Taxas Salad
Chef’s special Salad chopped iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, crumbled feta cheese & our house dressing
Platters 3.00
More 3.95 p.p.
Domatosalata
Tomato Saladvine tomatoes, onions, feta cheese & olives are in this traditional salad
3.95
Lahanosalata
Cabbage Saladfinely chopped cabbage w/ carrots, & celery in garlic vinaigrette
4.25
5.95
Horta
Boiled Greens blanched fresh dandelion greens served w/ lemons & our own olive oil
2.75
3.95
Greek Potato Salad
Potato chunks flavored w/ onions, extra virgin olive oil, & garlic
9.95
Grilled chicken breast Salad
Our Athenian salad is topped w/ slices of chicken breast, cooked on the spit
FAMILY STYLE‏
Two per person
More 19.95 per person
Enjoy Some of Our Favorites
Appetizers
Choice of: Taramosalata, Melitzanosalata, Scordalia
Home Made Gyros
Saganaki
Salad
Athenian Salad‏
CREATE A COMBO
Chose two or more of the following 1/2 orders to make your own combo!
6.50
Vegetarian Mousaka
Baked eggplant casserole
6.50
Mousaka
Baked eggplant & ground meat casserole
6.50
Dolmades
Tender stuffed grape leaves
6.50
Gyros
Homemade beef & lamb slices
6.50
Loukanico
Sausage flavored w/ orange rind
8.50
Roast Leg of Lamb
Slices of lean lamb
8.95
Roast Loin of Lamb
Baked loin of lamb
6.50
Pastichio
Baked pasta casserole
6.50
Keftedes
Beef & lamb meatballs
TRADITIONAL FAVORITES‏
11.95
Homemade Gyros
Slices of ground beef & lamb, seasoned w/ herb & spices. Served w/ pita bread
1/4 8.95
White 9.50
1/2 10.95
White 11.95
Chicken Riganati
Chicken is bakes w/ our extra virgin olive oil, herbs, & spices. Served w/ rice & potatoes or baked vegetables
11.95
Mediterranean Chicken breast
Tender boneless, skinless chicken breast is baked in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, herbs served w/ rice
13.95
Combination Plate
Roast leg of lamb, mousaka, dolmades, meatball, vegetables & potatoes
10.95
Vegetarian Mousaka
Baked eggplant, zucchini & potato casserole topped w/ béchamel sauce
11.95
Mousaka
Traditional recipe of baked eggplant, ground meat & potato casserole topped w/ béchamel sauce
11.95
Pastichio
Baked pasta, ground meat & cheese casserole topped w/ béchamel sauce
11.50
Dolmades
Tender grape leaves stuffed w/ rice, ground meat, & herbs served w/ an egglemon sauce
9.95
Vegetarian Plate
An assortment of vegetable dishes
10.95
Spanakotiropita
Layers of spinach & feta cheese baked in flaky filo dough
SEAFOOD
Fresher Greek seafood is only 5,463 miles away!
Fresh Red Snapper
The finest american red snapper, flavored w/ olive oil, lemon & oregano dressing. Served w/ rice & potatoes or baked vegetables
Fresh Greek Sea Bass
This superb mediterranean fish is dressed w/ olive oil, lemon & oregano. served w/ rice & potatoes or baked vegetables
14.95
Fresh Broiled Norwegian Salmon
A flavorful filet delicately cooked & served w/ lemon-olive oil sauce. served w/ steamed vegetables
15.95
Fried Orange Roughy
We fry the best new zealand filet & serve it w/ tartar sauce or seared garlic. served w/ rice & potatoes or baked vegetables .
15.95
Broiled Orange Roughy
We only use the finest new zealand orange rougy, served w/ rice & potatoes or baked vegetables
14.95
Lake Superior White Fish Tail
A flaky filet of the finest white fish is served w/ a lemon- olive oil sauce. Served w/ rice & potatoes or baked vegetables
16.95
Broiled Mahi-Mahi Shish kabob
Fresh, tender‏ mahi-mahi chunks are first marinated & then broiled to perfection. Served w/ rice & potatoes or baked vegetables
FROM OUR BROILER‏
12.95
Chicken Shish kabob
Tender chunks‏ of marinated chicken breast skewered w/ vegetables
11.95
Grilled Skinless Chicken Breast
Marinated in olive oil, herbs, & spices
11.95
2.00
1/2 Broiled Spring Chicken
Please allow 35-46 minutes for all white meat please
BEEF
17.95
Beef Tenderloin Shish Kabob
Tender beef tenderloin chunks are marinated & grilled to perfections
12oz sirloin cooked to order 19.95
New York Sirloin Steak
Choice 12 oz. sirloin cooked to order19.95
16.95
Combination beef tenderloin & Chicken Shish kabob
14.95
Combination pork & chicken Shish kabob
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We recently met friends in Chicago for dinner and met at the Greek Islands. We arrived around 6 PM on a Friday night and were seated immediately. By the time we left (8PM) there had been lines waiting and there were still a lot of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank crownct938
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was incredible. Service was great. The free valet parking was wonderful. Even our 7 year old enjoyed it, and the nice thing was that the place is lively - so we didn’t have to constantly try to keep him quiet. Serving sizes were...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank griffeyisastar
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is much bigger than it appears from outside, and inside it hums with life. I had the dolmades, my favourite Greek dish, which were okay. The vine leaves were tough and sauce not overly lemony. I’ll stick to Maria’s in Sidney. My friend’s...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank SeeTheWorld73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am lucky enough to get to travel often to many places, and Greek food is some of my favorite. I have yet to eat at a restaurant that rivals Greek Islands. I hate eating by myself, but the food is so good that I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank sheena5427
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted a good dinner we could get into after a Sunday matinee theatre. Quick Uber over, with the intent of trying our Greek Islands, but planning to hit one of the close by bars for a before dinner drink if it would be a long...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Greg R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Greek food and amazing staff. We were seated quickly on a busy Friday night and even got a table outside. I cannot say enough about how wonderful all the staff is and the food is delicious as well.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten in many Greek restaurants in many parts of the world, including in the Greek islands. All our food was very good and the sanganaki and octopus were especially good. Mousaka was fine and I've had better, similarly, my dining partner had gyros that...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank B1087RZkenc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large restaurant in Greek town that is always bustling. Efficient wait service with excellent food choices and variety. Love the grilled octopus...as well as the many appetizers, like hummus, beets, etc. Easily able to share with the large portions. Nice valet parking....Authentic Greek restaurant that...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank eyeu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Only problem with the Greek Islands is that I overeat. The Saganaki is traditional and fun. The seafood is fresh and the dishes are authentically prepared. My favorite is the tzatziki. Oh MY! I mean a lot of things you can fake, but the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank N3311XDanthonys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This my first visit to a Greek Restaurant. It won't be my last. We went on Mother's Day, without reservations. We were lucky enough to get a table shortly after arriving. It was crowded but it is a large restaurant. The food was excellent. I...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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