If you are planning on going out for a meal but are tired of having the traditional Spanish dishes, you might enjoy giving Greek cuisine a try. With its tasty and savory dishes that combine a variety of flavors, Greek food is sure to please those who like to taste a little bit of everything the Mediterranean cuisine has to offer.
Here is our selection of the very best Greek restaurants in Madrid.
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Dionisos Gastrobar is part of a chain of Greek restaurants with a number of locations around Spain and the United Kingdom. There, you can taste such dishes as moussaka, lukaniko, spanakopita, saganaki, and for dessert, a nice baklava or the real Greek yogurt.
The restaurant is open every day of the week, from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm during the day, and from 8:30 pm to 12 am at night, remaining open for an hour longer on Fridays and Saturdays.
Location: Calle Conde Duque, 26
Taberna Griega is a famous Greek tavern in Madrid, which is commonly used for celebrations of every sort, and for good reason! Not only is their food great, but they also offer live sirtaki (a traditional Greek dance) demonstrations every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. They offer both tasting menus and regular menus, which include dishes such as tsasiki, melitsanolata, keftedocreketas, and gyros kebab.
The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm, and then from 8:30 to 12 am.
Location: Calle del Tesoro, 6
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Kritikos is a Greek restaurant located in the neighborhood of Chueca. It is a small venue with a modern, friendly look, serving traditional Greek dishes and entrees such as taramosalada, tyri saganaki, domades, prasato, and psari plaki. They also have a small vegetarian selection (besides salads) for those who prefer not to have meat.
The restaurant is open from 1 pm to 4 pm and 8:30 pm to 12 am from Monday to Thursday. On Fridays and Saturdays, Kritikos remains open an extra half hour during the day and at night. On Sundays, the restaurant opens between 1 pm and 4:30 pm and then from 8:30 pm to 12 am.
Location: Calle San Gregorio, 11
Have you every tried Greek food before? What is your favorite Greek restaurant in Madrid? Share your opinions with us in the comments section below.
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