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6 Best Greek Restaurants in Dallas

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Discover the best Greek restaurants in Dallas as we take you on a gastronomic adventure. Our carefully chosen guide allows you to discover the diverse and genuine flavors of Greek food, ranging from the hearty flavors of moussaka to the zesty notes of tzatziki. These restaurants in Dallas are a celebration of creativity and tradition, fusing traditional recipes with cutting-edge cooking methods. Come along as we explore well-known venues and undiscovered treasures that highlight the city’s devotion to Greek culinary excellence. Whether you’re a lover of traditional cuisine or keen to try new twists, our investigation promises a symphony of flavors that will take you to Greece’s sun-drenched coasts. Prepare to savor the coziness, friendliness, and culinary expertise.


Ziziki’s

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Ziziki’s claims to offer visitors a journey through Greek cuisine with a menu steeped in tradition – a claim I honestly can’t deny. The restaurant serves up a wide variety of authentic Greek food, completed by an extensive wine list that includes many Greek options. I recommend ordering the lamb shank. This Chef’s Pick features a slow-cooked bone-in lamb shank seasoned with Greek spices served with mashed potatoes and asparagus. If you have room when you’re done, emphasis on if, try their baklava ice cream cake for the perfect sweet treat to wrap up a delicious meal.


Fadi’s Mediterranean Grill

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Fadi’s Mediterranean Grill has many locations all over Dallas, but you’re guaranteed quality Mediterranean cuisine no matter which one you visit. This is the perfect restaurant to dine in if you’re going out with family or friends. They have multiple large family meals that are good for 3-4 people. I recommend going with the beef shawarma meal. You get a pound of shawarma, three sides, rice, garlic sauce, and pita bread. Basically, you’ll have enough food to satisfy even the most hungry member of your part. And if you have more than 3-4 people, mix it up and get another family meal featuring kabobs, falafel, chicken, or lamb. Fadi’s makes it too easy to sit back and enjoy great food and company.


Kostas Cafe

4914 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
214-987-3225
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Kostas Cafe is a Greek blue food oasis in a desert of drab buildings lining a busy Northeastern Dallas street. The color of the exterior draws you in, and the smells of the interior quickly make it clear you made a good decision on where to eat. Start with some hummus before ordering their dolmas plate. This Greek dish features grape leaves stuffed with ground beef and rice topped with lemon sauce. You have to try their galaktoboureko if you’re visiting during the weekend. This authentic custard dessert is baked in crispy filo pastry and will have you ordering extra to-go.

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Little Greek Fresh Grill

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Little Greek Fresh Grill is a popular national chain with a location in Dallas’ Preston Hollow neighborhood. The restaurant is a bit off the main highway, tucked away in a shopping center with a few other restaurants. It doesn’t seem like much at first glance – but the food is worth the visit. I recommend starting with the simple and delicious appetizer of fried pita chips with tzatziki sauce before starting in on one of their perfectly-seasoned gyro platters. They have good baklava for dessert, but I suggest giving their homemade rice pudding a go for something truly authentic.


Stratos

2907 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75220
214-352-3321
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Stratos is an experience. You can eat some amazing Greek food here, but Stratos puts a little more emphasis on bar than grill. This isn’t a bad thing, however, as the restaurant features great live music, delightful happy hour specials, and a unique vibe for the visitor looking to enjoy their Greek food something a little untraditional. I recommend ordering bar food here. Get the Stratos Calamari or their Greek Cheese Fries to go along with a great drink while you sit back and enjoy the show. I don’t want to undervalue Stratos’ menu however. They have an extensive menu of great Greek dishes to choose from if you want something more filling.


Yia Yia’s House Of Gyros Mesquite

904 E Davis St Suite #400, Mesquite, TX 75149
469-802-9797

Yia Yia's House Of Gyros Mesquite Dallas
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Yia Yia’s House of Gyros is located just east of Dallas in Mesquite. This hole-in-the-wall restaurant doesn’t look like much from the outside, but inside is one of the most authentic and best Greek restaurants in Dallas. You can’t go wrong with ordering Yia Yia’s perfect lamb and beef gyro. The meat is seasoned so perfectly you’d swear you were in Greece. But if you like eggplant, I recommend their moussaka. The dish features layers of ground beef and eggplant served with a bechamel sauce that will have you begging for the recipe. Yia Yia’s is BYOB, so don’t forget to bring your favorite brew to enjoy with your meal.

Why Trust Us?

When it comes to local restaurant recommendations, we pride ourselves on being a reliable and trustworthy resource. Our suggestions are not just based on our personal experiences, ensuring a more authentic and well-rounded perspective, but also on extensive online research. We diligently searched the internet and reviewed 6 credible sites and blogs, including Tripadvisor.com and Foursquare.com. 

We compiled all the findings in one location and sorted them by the frequency of mentions to ensure you receive top-notch recommendations. We strive to present you with a curated list of establishments that truly stand out, allowing you to enjoy the best dining experiences possible. 

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Interested in the sources we consulted? Check out the list of all 6 sites we referenced below this paragraph, offering transparency and an opportunity for our readers to explore further. Our commitment is to deliver trustworthy and unparalleled recommendations, helping you make informed decisions on your culinary journeys.

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g55711-c23-Dallas_Texas.html
https://directory.dmagazine.com/search/?sections=Restaurants&categories=Greek
https://www.opentable.co.uk/cuisine-in-metro/dallas-restaurants/greek
https://dallas.eater.com/maps/dallas-best-mediterranean-middle-eastern-lebanese-cuisine
https://kevsbest.com/greek-food-in-dallas-tx/
https://foursquare.com/top-places/dallas/best-places-greek-food

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  1. You should check out these greek restaurants further north: Lihoudies Authentic Greek Cuisine & Bakery in Anna, TX; Jafars Mediterranean Grill in Van Alstyne TX.

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