10 Restaurants Across Canada Offering Greek Takeout

By popular demand, this week, #TakeoutDay is Greek Food Day!

Whether you enjoy Keftedes (Meatballs), Souvla (Meat Skewers), Horiatiki (Greek Salad) or simply want a few Gyros (yee-rohs, the g is silent!), it’s time to celebrate.

Here are 10 restaurants across Canada offering Greek food for takeout to get you started.

OPA! Of Greece (Multiple Locations)

When you think happiness, and the joy and celebration of feasting with your household, think Greek, think OPA! Open for over 20 years, this definition has been the driving philosophy of the restaurant chain.

Combining friendly, family-like customer service and fresh Mediterranean cuisine, OPA! May provide quick-service but you’ll want to slowly savour every bite of their lovingly-made dishes.

Order the OPA! Platter, complete with a tender souvlaki skewer, rice, oven-roasted potato, Greek, Caesar or Santorini salad, pita wedges and their famous OPA! tzatziki.

For an OPA! nearest you, click here@opaofgreece

Mama Soula’s (St. John’s, NL)

With a mixed menu of authentic Greek cuisine and Canadian favourites, Mama Soula’s is as close to the taste of Athens as one gets in Newfoundland for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Try Mama’s delicious marinated skewers of pork, chicken, lamb or vegetables, all served with pita and tzatziki.

Address: Main: 407 Torbay Road, St. John’s, NL. Temporary Pick-Up Location: Green Sleeves, 12 George Street.

Blue Olive Greek Taverna (Halifax, NS)

Celebrating life, Blue Olive Greek Taverna cooks their Greek cuisine with fresh, organic Nova Scotian ingredients while treating you like family whether dining in or going home.

Enjoy one of their popular Yemista dishes; your choice of a tomato or bell pepper which is then stuffed with ground beef, seasoned rice and baked with a topping of feta cheese. Your Yemista is then served with greek salad, rice and oven-roasted potatoes. MMmm!

Address: 6208 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, NS. @blueolivehfx

The Med Restaurant (Saint John, NB)

Serving Greek plus Italian and Canadian family favourites, The Med Restaurant has been family-owned and operated since 1971. They also own Theo’s Fine Food, bringing authentic Greek products straight to your home at the click of a button.

From Calamari Caesar Salads to Tenderloin or Sirloin Tips, Steak Frites to Bifteki, there’s something for everyone at The Med.

Address: 419 Rothesay Ave, Saint John, NB. @TheMedRestaurant

Estiatorio Milos (Montreal, QC)

Opened in the Plateau Mont-Royal neighbourhood in 1979, Estiatorio Milos prides itself on being the example of how fresh Greek cuisine in the city should be, especially the seafood.

Sink your teeth into their Dorade Royale dish; Grilled Mediterranean sea bream with steamed crown broccoli.

Address: 5357 ave. du Parc, Montreal, Quebec. @estiatoriomilos

Greek Souvlaki House (Ottawa, ON)

“Ottawa’s favourite Greek restaurant since 1995,” Greek Souvlaki House is ready to heat up your Greek Food Day, and any other #TakeoutDay, with menus chock full of Greek specialties.

Ready to try something new? Order their Dolmades; Grape leaves stuffed with rice and veggies. This is served with roasted potatoes, rice topped with homemade spiro sauce and a side of Greek salad.

Address: 3625 Rivergate Way, Ottawa, ON. @greeksouvlakihouse

Homer’s (Winnipeg, MB)

Hey, Winnipeg, “let’s eat healthy!” this Greek Food day with the fresh Mediterranean flavours found at Homer’s. A lunch and dinner tradition for many for over 40 years, Homer’s not only serves some of the city’s best Greek cuisine, but they also import many of their ingredients straight from Greece!

Dig into their top-rated Chicken Souvlaki, served with your choice of lemon roasted potatoes or rice, soup or salad and buns.

Address: 520 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, MB. @homersrestaurantwinnipeg

Kisavos (Saskatoon, SK)

“Your neighbourhood restaurant and lounge,” Kisavos is a Greek meets American restaurant that’s been serving since 1990.

Stick a fork in their Chicken or Beef Frazolaki, charbroiled with onion and tomato in a torpedo bun and served with fries and salad.

Don’t forget to add their homemade Tzatziki to your order!

Address: 1820 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK. @kisavosyxe

Calypso’s Taverna (Calgary, AB)

Voted Best Greek Restaurant in Calgary, Calypso’s is ready to make your #TakeoutDay special with Greek menus filled with lots of traditional dishes and char-broiled goodness.

Fill up on their Stuffed Calamari which is cooked in a cayenne champagne sauce and stuffed with lean ground chicken, pinenuts and leeks.

Address: 2101 Centre St NW, Calgary, AB.

The Greek by Anatoli (Vancouver, BC)

With 3 locations ready to serve you, The Greek has been a staple to British Columbian Greek food lovers for over 40 years.

Melt winter off your taste buds with their PIDAKIA-Flame Grilled Lamb Chops, available on a platter with seasonal vegetables, lemon potatoes and rice.

For The Greek nearest you, click here@thegreekbyanatoli