Taxim, which is located in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, features regionally-inspired Greek dishes paired with an all-Greek wine list. The stunning dining room is fitted with soaring 16-foot ceilings, travertine marble floors and dramatic Byzantine-style lamps and artwork.
The restaurant was chosen as one of the Best New Restaurants in May 2010 by Chicago magazine and was chosen as one of Chicago's Best New Restaurants in 2009 by the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Reader. Additionally, Taxim's housemade yogurt with young favas and lamb confit was selected as one of the Best Bites of 2009 by the Chicago Reader, the house-cured sardines were mentioned in Time Out Chicago's 2009 "100 Best Things We Ate (and drank) This Year" feature, and the wood-grilled octopus was selected as 2010's "Best New Dish" by Chicago magazine. Additionally, chef-owner David Schneider appeared on the Food Network's "Iron Chef America" in April 2011 going head-to-head with Iron Chef Cat Cora.
Artopolis Bakery Cafe & Agora
Artopolis Bakery Cafe & AgoraYou will never forget the enticing aroma of Artopolis, where the air is perfumed with the smell of freshly baked bread. This is truly a European style café and bakery featuring a variety of pastries and artisan breads baked in wood-fired ovens that you can enjoy with a hearty meal or take home to your own dinner table.
Athena Greek Restaurant
Athena Greek Restaurant
Located at the heart of downtown Chicago, Athena Greek Restaurant was established in 1997. Since our beginning, we've strived to provide our customers with excellent quality Greek cuisine. In an effort to guide our patrons through a journey full of flavors, Athena has become the medium between the Ancient Greek Tradition and the Modern Western World.
Welcome to Central Gyros restaurant, where you are invited to partake of authentic greek cuisine prepared to savory perfection.We are dedicated to offering high quality, reasonable p rices, and individualized service in an atmosphere which will provide a uniqely memorable dining experience at every time you visit us .
Costa's RestaurantCosta’s is a dimly lit, Mediterranean style villa with terra cotta tile floors and rough walls. The well-spaced tables give the diners privacy for an intimate evening, but the restaurant is very capable of accommodating large groups. The menu offers traditional Greek dishes, fresh seafood, Greek pastas and broiled steaks and chops.
Cross-RhodesIf you are looking for great tasting Greek food at a reasonable cost then look no further, you can have pork tenderloin shush kabobs and beef and lamb gyros. Try moussaka with chicken or vegetarian-style. It's loaded with potatoes, eggplant, zucchini, and cheese and topped with an egg custard.
The decor is Mediterranean, white stucco walls, swirls of coral blue color, stone floors, nautical art and architecture; a wonderfully evocative space providing diners with the feel of a small taverna nestled along the shore of a Greek Island. Here you will enjoy authentic Greek food with the seasonings, cheeses, wines and olive oils shipped in directly from Greece.
Meli Cafe & Juice Bar
Meli Cafe & Juice BarYou are cordially invited to sit back, relax and enjoy a home cooked meal prepared from this kitchen. At Meli, the Greek word for honey, every seemingly insignificant detail receives special attention. Beginning with their warm, inviting decor to each specially crafted variety of all natural home made marmalades. Every ingredient is carefully inspected to meet strict standards and high quality expectations. High-grade pure maple syrup, their own whipped butters, and Phil's Cage Free Eggs enhance the flavor in all of Meli's unique recipes.
Mythos Greek Taverna
Mythos Greek TavernaThis is a friendly Chicago storefront restaurant conveniently located in the Ravenwood area. If you are looking for a memorable Greek dining experience and the best that Greece has to offer then this is a great spot.
ParthenonThe restaurant is warm, friendly, noisy, laid-back and downright fun. The waiters are a delight, happy to guide you through the menu and make recommendations. And when you need them – there they are. The owner, Chris Liakouras, has a genuine interest in meeting his customers and takes delight in pleasing them.
Pegasus Restaurant & Taverna
Pegasus Restaurant & TavernaA wonderful restaurant in Greek Town with lots of atmosphere and a terrific menu. The rooftop offers a great view of Chicago's beautiful skyline while a small Greek band plays in the background.
Since 1973, this local standout has prepared traditional Greek dishes. Great fare includes braised lamb, homemade Greek sausages, fried squid, roast lamb loin, dolmades, and orange roughy. The restaurant's casual ambiance features Greek music playing in the background and quaint knickknacks adorning the blue and coral-hued interior.
SantoriniSantorini is a charming restaurant that feeds the hungry locals and the tourists. Its rustic feel and excellent service are very welcoming. This Greek restaurant offers charcoal grilled steaks for the traditionalists and a terrific array of flavors for the rest of us.
Venus Greek-Cypriot Cuisine
Venus Greek-Cypriot CuisineExperience Chicago's only Mediterranean Cypriot Cuisine. Feast on the unique cuisine of Cyprus influenced by Middle Eastern, French, Italian and British invaders. Venus offers what a truly unique dining experience should be as it is a treat not only for the palate but for the eyes and ears as well. Dine in the vibrant Mediterranean surroundings; palm plants, green-shuttered window frames and a bar made to look like an ancient Greek warship.