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Aleka's

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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STARTERS
$7.5
Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)
spinach, feta and ricotta cheese wrapped in phyllo dough and baked
$6.25
Dolmas (Grape Leaves)
vine leaves marinated in olive oil, lemon and spices stuffed with seasoned rice
$7.0
Greek Fries
deep fried potatoes covered with feta, oregano, fresh herbs and topped with olive oil and red wine vinegar
$9.0
Chicken Wings
Hot, medium, mild or Greek style. Served with tzatziki. Traditional or Boneless
$9.0
Mega Fries
traditional fries loaded with bacon, nacho cheese and mozzarella
$7.0
Fresh Homemade Hummus
traditional Mediterranean dip made from garbanzo beans and fresh herbs
$7.5
Kopanisto
spicy whipped feta and roasted red pepper dip served with pita bread
$9.5
Olives and Feta
Kalamata olives, feta cheese and sun dried tomatoes drizzled with olive oil and fresh oregano. Served with warm pita
$13.25
Steamed Mussels
Prince Edward Isle mussels sautéed with spinach, feta, white wine and garlic
$7.0
Chicken Fingers
with dipping sauce
CALAMARI
Available in two preparations. $13.25
Pan Fried
in olive oil, served with marinara
Grilled
with olive oil, lemon and oregano served in its own reduction
SOUPS
ask about our Soup of the Day
C $4.5
B $6.5
Chicken and Orzo
C $4.5
B $6.5
Lentil
SALADS
$9.5
Greek Salad
mixed greens, tomato, onion, cucumbers, green peppers, radishes, Greek pepperoncini, Kalamata olives, feta cheese and a stuffed grape leaf
$9.5
Horiatiki (Village Salad)
A traditional Greek salad with NO lettuce! This salad is made up of cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, Kalamata olives and feta cheese. Topped with olive oil and oregano served with a warm pita
$15.25
Falafel Salad (Vegetarian Sampler)
falafel is a deep fried vegetarian ball made from chick peas, fava beans, fresh herbs and spices, mixed greens with hummus, feta, tabouli, dolmas (grape leaves), sundried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, cucumber and tomato served with tzatziki and warm pita
$11.0
Antipasto Salad
lettuce, tomato, onions, salami, provolone, ham, pepperoni, black olives, tuna fish and mozzarella cheese
$17.0
Sampler Platter
falafel, hummus, feta, tabouli, haloumi, sundried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, turnips, chicken, pork souvlaki, gyro with tzatziki and pita
GRECIAN CLASSICS
Served with pita bread, tzatziki and your choice of rice or French fries. Add a house salad $3.25
$18.95
Greek Steak
half pound flat iron steak grilled to your liking and served with a feta, garlic, herb butter compote
$14.75
Greek Entree
Choice of Gyro, Souvlaki, Chicken or Falafel
$18.95
Shish Kabob
USDA Choice sirloin kabobs with fresh tomatoes, peppers and onions
PIZZA
$9.0
Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza
hand-stretched dough with our homemade sauce and special cheese blend
$13.0
Chicken Sundried Tomato
our cheese pizza with marinated chicken and homemade sundried tomatoes
$12.0
Spinach and Feta Pie
a twist on a white pie
SANDWICHES & BURGERS
Served with natural chips or French fries
$9.25
Gyro
our gyro in a combination of fresh lamb, beef and herbs thinly sliced and served with our tzatziki sauce
$9.25
Souvlaki
grilled pork marinated in olive oil, garlic, paprika and other fresh spices served with our tzatziki sauce
$9.25
Chicken
grilled chicken marinated olive oil, lemon, garlic and other fresh spices served with our tzatziki sauce
$9.75
A Lebanese Twist
To our Famous Sandwiches: hummus,tahini sauce lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickled turnips, garlic mayo with your choice of meat
$8.75
Falafel
a deep fried vegetarian ball made from chickpeas, fava beans and fresh herbs and spices served with our tzatziki sauce
$9.25
Super Falafel
deep fried vegetarian Falafel balls, tabouli, stuffed grape leaves, lettuce topped with hummus, tahini and smoked paprika
$9.5
Burger
USDA choice ground sirloin. Hand-packed and grilled to your liking. Cheese available on request
$11.25
Greek Burger
our hand-packed sirloin burger topped with spinach and feta cheese
PASTA SPECIALTIES
Served With House Salad and Garlic Pita Bread
$20.0
Seafood Fra Diavlo
jumbo shrimp, calamari and mussels simmered in a spicy marinara sauce served over linguine
$19.0
Shrimp Scampi
jumbo shrimp sautéed in a creamy garlic-butter scampi sauce served over linguine
$17.0
Macaronia me Kima
Greek Bolognese - linguine with a Greek meat sauce made from lamb and beef topped with cheese
$17.0
Chicken Brunello
sautéed chicken breast and mushrooms, simmered in a tomato cream sauce and tossed with ziti
$17.0
Chicken Marsala
sautéed chicken simmered in mushroom marsala wine sauce
$13.0
Fettuccine Alfredo
$13.0
Endless Bowl of Pasta
ziti or linguine with our house marinara sauce
DESSERT
Baklava
Kataifi
Cheesecake
Cannoli
Chocolate Godiva Cheesecake
ALEKA'S WINE LIST
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is not very big. It has a very homey feel to it. The food is excellent, but the service needs improvement. The menu has a pretty good selection.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank marmar14580
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Peter, owner and chef, with his excellent staff will give you the best experience of Greek food and hospitality outside Greece. His menu is varied and will appeal to meat eaters and vegetarians, just check it out on the website. Everything is fresh and so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marguerite E
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Great tasting Greek options from appetizers to sandwiches to entrees. Very nice wine list and good beers. Overall our first visit was a very pleasant experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 102carolynr
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

I ordered takeout after looking at their website. I called up and ordered and the price was not mentioned (which is usually not a big deal). The meal I ordered was priced as $13.00 on their website. However, when I went to pick it up,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Z14586
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

On our way to Northern VT we decided to stretch our legs in downtown Plattsburgh. We stopped at the Food Co-op to buy a few items. We wondered where we could get a late lunch, so Aleka’s was highly recommended and 2 blocks later we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cdlune
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We were on our way to Albany, NY and we stopped to grab a bite. This place was the only one opened in the area. As someone who lived in Greece and is familiar with authentic greek cuisine I would say this: Horiatiki or Village...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sonjaz425
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This was a real find.... Super food in downtown Platsburgh. The Calamari was excellent, the sampler platter was wonderful and the (not-so-Greek) Shrimp Diavolo was excellent. A warning to to the unsuspecting traveler - the portions are huge! The wait staff were super-friendly and helpful...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Harvey626
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Incredible hummus and pita bread! Everything is super fresh. I could make a lunch just out of the hummus, but do try to explore the other dishes.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank balsamic812
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Aleka’s is a very popular downtown restaurant. One of my favorite in Plattsburgh. I love to order several appetizers such as their Kopanista and spanikopita and share with others.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We go to Aleka's a few times a month. Service is friendly and the food is good. The standard menu is typical Greek/middle eastern with souvlaki, gyros, falafel etc. There are also some pasta dishes and even a couple of pizzas. The Greek fries are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wouter R
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Jaclyn M
July 7, 2017|
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Response from BenGruda | Reviewed this property |
Well I just reviewed them. I don't work there. They have a Facebook page, but I don't see a catering menu. They do a good takeout business.
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Response from Pbnj19 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, For each visit you receive points. Upon a number of points you receive a free meal. :-)
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